San Marino Rebounds at Blair; Holds On to 3rd Place in Standings

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team remained in the hunt for a CIF Southern Section playoff berth by defeating host Pasadena Blair, 69-32, in a Rio Hondo League contest last Friday.
The Titans (13-9 overall record, 3-2 in league) found success against the Vikings’ zone defense, scoring 19 points in the first quarter to build a double-digit lead early. San Marino kept its foot on the pedal and led comfortably, 52-24, through three quarters of play. Continue reading “San Marino Rebounds at Blair; Holds On to 3rd Place in Standings”

Titans’ Win Streak Snapped by Temple City

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team’s four-game winning streak came to an end last Friday following a tough 59-58 loss to visiting Temple City.
The matchup was close from the start as the Rams led by only one after one quarter of play. The Titans played stingy defense in the second quarter to go into the half with a 26-22 lead. Continue reading “Titans’ Win Streak Snapped by Temple City”

San Marino Downs Monrovia for 1st League Victory

Kylie Bonavich scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in San Marino’s 44-31 victory over Monrovia.
Kylie Bonavich scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in San Marino’s 44-31 victory over Monrovia.
San Marino senior Angelina Karepetyan recorded three steals against the Wildcats and scored five points in the Titans’ loss to Temple City.
San Marino senior Angelina Karepetyan recorded three steals against the Wildcats and scored five points in the Titans’ loss to Temple City.

The San Marino High School varsity girls’ basketball team earned their first Rio Hondo League victory of the season by defeating visiting Monrovia, 44-31, on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

The Titans built an 8-point advantage in the first quarter and led 25-16 at halftime. They kept the Wildcats’ offense at bay in the second half and held on for the victory. Continue reading “San Marino Downs Monrovia for 1st League Victory”

San Marino Clobbers South Pasadena in League Opener

The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team got off to a stellar start in Rio Hondo League play with a dominant 56-40 victory over visiting rival South Pasadena last Saturday.
The Titans (11-7 overall record) managed to build a double-digit lead at the half because of its stingy defense. They pressured the Tigers’ shooters and limited them to only two 3-pointers in the first two quarters. South Pasadena (2-13 overall) improved on offense in the second half but was unable to muster a good run to get back in the game. Continue reading “San Marino Clobbers South Pasadena in League Opener”