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SPORTS ROUNDUP:Pioneers earn rivalry win

March 14, 2007


Providence d. BellarmineJefferson: 27-26, 22-25, 15-10: The Pioneers won the match against their cross-town rivals Saturday to capture the consolation championship of the 14th annual Providence Tournament.

Junior Nico Pierson had 18 assists, junior Andy Park had eight kills and senior Doug Moacanin had seven digs for Providence (4-2).


The Guards (3-1) haven't defeated the Pioneers in 10 years. Bell-Jeff will get another chance at its rival when the two square off March 21 in a nonleague game at Bell-Jeff.


Burbank 12, North Hollywood 1: The Bulldogs ended the California Invitational Tournament in style Saturday with a win at home against the Huskies.

Burbank (2-3) hammered out 17 hits.

Bulldogs first baseman Chris Montgomery led the offensive charge with three hits and three runs batted in. Teammate Austin Cripps also had three RBI and Grant Bushey, Ben Levitt, R.J. Mott, Alex Paredes and Eddie Urquiza had two hits each.

Frankie Viray singled and drove in a run in his first at-bat of the season.

Left-handed pitcher Ben Levitt threw five innings, giving up one run, striking out 11 and walking none to notch his second victory. Bushey and Urquiza each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.


Burbank 14, Hacienda Heights Wilson 2: Kristin Peraza had a big day at the plate and in the circle Saturday to pace the Bulldogs to a consolation win in the San Dimas Tournament.

Peraza tossed a two-hitter, striking out seven and walking one in five innings.

The sophomore also hit a home run.

Krista Smith had a home run and triple, Lexi Hernandez was two for three with five runs batted in and Kristina Ortiz had a double for Burbank ( 2-2)

In a game earlier in the day, the Bulldogs lost to Glendora, 6-0.


Hart 108, Burbank 62: The Bulldogs won five events Tuesday in a nonleague match at Burbank.

Bulldog Aram Simonian was a double winner, capturing the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute 48.28 seconds and the 100 butterfly in 55.11.

Marc Anunta also won two events, finishing first in the 50 freestyle in 22.97 and the 100 freestyle in 49.59.

Simonian and Anunta teamed up with David Nelson and Gavin Darcey to win the 400 freestyle relay in 3:24.09.


Flintridge Prep 212, Bellarmine-Jefferson 217: The Guards played well and were defeated Tuesday in a nonleague match at De Bell Municipal Golf Course.

Bell-Jeff's Vittavat Klinmalai was low medalist, shooting a one-over-par 36. Teammate Nick Marckese had a 44, Junior Hindoyan had a 45, Will Ellis and Paul Chumnikai had 46s.

The Guards are 5-2.

— Jeff Tully

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