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Sports Roundup:

Indians win first two

March 07, 2009

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

Burroughs d. Canyon, 27-25, 25-22, 25-17: The Indians earned their second straight nonleague victory Thursday against the visiting Cowboys.

It is the first time in the three-year history of the program the Indians have opened the season 2-0.

Adam Camesa paced Burroughs with 10 kills and 14 digs. Teammate Justin Llamas had 18 assists and Jake Belaino had 15 digs.

Last season, Burroughs placed fourth in the Pacific League and earned a berth in the CIF Southern Section playoffs in just its second year as a program.

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Burroughs d. South Pasadena, 22-25, 23-25, 29-27, 25-22, 15-13: The Indians fought their way back Tuesday to win the match and earn a nonleague victory in their season opener at South Pasadena.

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BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD

Burroughs 87, Hart 48: Burroughs opened the season Thursday with a fine result, notching a nonleague victory on the road.

The win was spearheaded by Danny Cruz, Ronald Reyes and Josh Valandria, who won two events each. While Cruz placed first in the 100 meters (11.1 seconds) and the 200 (22.4), Reyes took the high jump (6 feet 2) and the triple jump (40-3 1/2 ) and Valandria took the 300 hurdles (42.0) and the long jump (20-0).

Western Nelson also had a hand in two victories, as he won the 1,600 (4:33) and teamed up with Chris Morris, Ariel Larios and Anthony Monroy to win the 1,600 relay (3:39).

Other Burroughs winners included John Louie in the 400 (55.6), David Campos in the 3,200 (10:23), Austin Allen in the pole vault (12-6) and Dominique Barnes in the shot put (41-2 1/2 ).

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GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD

Hart 73, Burroughs 62: Burroughs just missed winning the nonleague meet Thursday against host Hart to open its season.

Taryn Campos had a hand in three wins for Burroughs. She win the 100 meters (12.4 seconds), the 200 (26.1) and ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay team with Monique Martinez, Emely Garcia and Jennifer Auproux (4:23).

Auproux also won the 400 (1:05.1) and Ava Elong was a double winner in the shot put (31 feet 1) and the discus (75-2). Teammate Paris Vaughn won the long jump (15-4) and Shannon Kermah took the triple jump (31-5).


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