Spartans Hope to Make Another Surprising Run

Sophia and Roxanna Razavi, Annabelle Kevakian and Natalie Son will be returning this season after helping the Spartans win the CIF-SS Division 2 title last year.
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Sophia and Roxanna Razavi, Annabelle Kevakian and Natalie Son will be returning this season after helping the Spartans win the CIF-SS Division 2 title last year.

The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ tennis team went on a surprising CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship run last season, bringing home the program’s first plaque since 1977.
The success placed the Spartans in Division 1, making it even more difficult for them to repeat as champions. However, longtime head coach Will Moravec is hopeful of surprising the division with a balanced group of experienced players and young talent. Continue reading “Spartans Hope to Make Another Surprising Run”

Panthers Denied Title by Calabasas

Polytechnic varsity boys’ tennis team
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The Polytechnic varsity boys’ tennis team fell to Calabasas, 13-5, in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship match at the Claremont Club last Friday. The Panthers include Kareem Ansari (front row, from left), Harry Foy, Renzo Soatto and Henry Slan. Back: Assistant coach Natalie Langan, Nick Yoong, Walter Corngold, Carson Yu, Mustafa Ansari, Kian Soltani, Ray Fleming, Spencer Wilson, Will Robles and head coach Sam Kang.

The Polytechnic varsity tennis team boasted an unbeaten record going into the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship match and it required a perfect performance from its players to top No. 1-seeded Calabasas.
The Panthers were solid in the first round of matches with two set victories but the Coyotes pulled away in the second to hand Poly its first defeat of the season, 13-5, at the Claremont Club last Friday. Continue reading “Panthers Denied Title by Calabasas”

LC Boys Win 1st Title Since 2009; Girls Place 11th

Photo courtesy Kristina Kalb The La Cañada High School varsity boys’ swimming and diving team won its first Division 2 championship since 2009.
Photo courtesy Kristina Kalb
The La Cañada High School varsity boys’ swimming and diving team won its first Division 2 championship since 2009.

The La Cañada High School varsity boys’ swimming team dominated the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championships at the Riverside Aquatics Complex and claimed its first title since 2009.
The Spartans tallied 336 points, which was more than enough to defeat La Verne Damien (235 points) and bring home the program’s fifth crown in school history. Continue reading “LC Boys Win 1st Title Since 2009; Girls Place 11th”

Lin Qualifies for State; Girls Place 14th in Standings

Photo courtesy Mark Barr The San Marino High School varsity girls’ swimming team concluded the season by placing 14th in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Championships last weekend. The squad, which won the Rio Hondo League title, includes Emily Lee (front row, from left), Claire Chiu and Blake Pak. Back: Assistant coach Ashlee Bowen, Siouxsie Lennox, Ellie Chen, Dora Chang, Sabrina Wang, Kali Villaluna, Sophia Yao and head coach Mark Barr. Not pictured: Grace Emamaullee.
Photo courtesy Mark Barr
The San Marino High School varsity girls’ swimming team concluded the season by placing 14th in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Championships last weekend. The squad, which won the Rio Hondo League title, includes Emily Lee (front row, from left), Claire Chiu and Blake Pak. Back: Assistant coach Ashlee Bowen, Siouxsie Lennox, Ellie Chen, Dora Chang, Sabrina Wang, Kali Villaluna, Sophia Yao and head coach Mark Barr. Not pictured: Grace Emamaullee.

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ swimming team shone in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Championships at the Riverside Aquatics Complex last Saturday, tying Murrieta Valley for sixth place with 145 points.
Rio Hondo League rival La Cañada took home the crown with 336 points.
Tristan Lin led the Titans by winning the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1 minute, 48.72 seconds, qualifying him for state competition.
Lin was also part of the 200 medley relay team that placed sixth and qualified for state with a time of 1:35.82. The group also included Maxwell Lin, Justin Chan and Kurtis Tsai. The quartet also competed in the 400 freestyle relay and finished in 3:10.21 for eighth place. Continue reading “Lin Qualifies for State; Girls Place 14th in Standings”