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Sports Roundup:

Burbank rolls to two wins

December 01, 2007

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Burbank in the San Marino Tournament: The Bulldogs rolled through their first two game of the event to earn a spot in the semifinals.

Burbank (2-0) qualified for a spot in the semifinals Thursday with a 54-28 win against San Marino.

Kendra Carter paced the Bulldogs with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Teammate Kristin Crawford added 10 points and eight assists and Katie Nelson had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

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Burbank opened the tourney Wednesday with a 61-21 win against Immaculate Heat.

Carter had 27 points and 12 rebounds and Nelson and Tiffany Deramus had 10 points each.

Bellarmine-Jefferson in Palisades Tournament: The Guards earned a spot in the semifinals with two easy victories to open the event.

Shelly Gupilan had 19 points and eight rebounds Thursday in a 70-27 win against Louisville. Teammate Amanda Gupilan added 16 points.

The Guards opened the tournament Wednesday with a 70-4 victory against Los Angeles Adventist.

Providence 49, Pasadena Poly 44: The Pioneers had to hold on Tuesday to notch the nonleague road win in their season opener.

Providence had a 40-27 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

Macy Tone paced the Pioneers with 12 points and Kelly Rosales added 11 points and five steals.

Burroughs 44, Mission Hills Alemany 43: Nicole Pham hit two three throws with 12 seconds left Wednesday to lift the Indians (1-1) to a nonleague win.

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Burbank 65, Belmont 57: The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead Thursday, enabling them to win a pool-play game in their own 39th annual Bulldog Tip-Off Classic at Burbank High.

Burbank (2-0) had a 36-21 lead at the half.

Bellarmine-Jefferson 48, Community Charter 38: The Guards got a break Wednesday when they earned a win in the St. Monica Tip-Off Classic.

“Since it’s a charter school, Community Charter is able to bring in players,” Bell-Jeff Coach Eli Essa said. “They were missing three players who are [6 feet 10], 6-8 and 6-8. They were waiting to be cleared to play.

“So, I guess we got a little lucky that those guys didn’t play.

Martin Rosas had 13 points and five assists and Jon Montalban added 12 points for the Guards (1-1).

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BOYS’ SOCCER

Providence 3, Wildwood 2: Nico Pierson scored the match-winner in the second half Tuesday to power the host Pioneers to a nonleague win at the Glendale Sports Complex to open their season.

Pierson — who is also a boys’ volleyball standout for Providence — scored the go-ahead goal with two minutes left.

Ryan Markey and Kenny Mejia also scored goals for the Pioneers.

16th annual Ralph Brandt Tournament: Scores from Thursday’s opening-round matches.

At Burroughs High: Saugus 3, Granada Hills 0, Sylmar 6, Alemany 0, Westlake 1, Canyon 0, Burroughs 4, Fulton 0.

At La Canada High: Royal 4, Kennedy 1, El Camino 1, Crespi 0.

At St. Francis High: Valencia 3, Agoura 2, St Francis 7, Crescenta Valley 2.


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