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Sports Roundup:

Track teams have fine results

March 25, 2009

TRACK AND FIELD

Burroughs in California Relays at Cerritos College: The Indians enjoyed some fine results in the competition Saturday.

In the Open Division, Anthony Monroy placed second in the boys’ 1,600 meters (4 minutes, 28.59 seconds).

In the Invitational Division, Western Nelson was second in the boys’ 3,200 (9:20.60), Jeff Dumas was ninth in the triple jump (42 feet 11) and Danny Cruz was fifth in the 200 (23.22).

In college competition, two former Indians did well. Jonathan Alpizar of Glendale Community College was second in the men’s 3,000 steeplechase (9:51) and placed sixth in the 1,500 (4:06) and Montana Balfour ran 1:05.2 to place fourth in her heat of the women’s 400.

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Burbank in the Camarillo Classic: Two Bulldogs came through with winning performances Saturday in the event at Camarillo High.

Greg Dotson (1:58.68) barely outlasted a surging Zach Torres (1:58.71) of Crescenta Valley High to win the boys’ varsity 800.

McKenzie Paul won the girls’ freshman-sophomore 1,600 (5:25.42).

Providence in Ontario Christian Small Schools Invitational: The Pioneers sent a group of athletes to the event Saturday at Chino High.

On the boys’ side, Chad Jaspe ran the 100 (13.20), Josh Aparicio ran the 200 (26.97), Patrick Ilasco ran the 400 (1:02.38), Tim Lambengco ran the 1,600 (6:12) and Andrew Carrillo ran the 3,200 (12:41)

On the girls’ side, Areni Shahinian ran the 100 (14:41), Mariel Villalon ran the 200 (31.42), Aine O’ Regan ran the 400 (1:11.08) Therese Vesagas ran the 800 (3:09) and Zoe Fernandez ran the 1,600 (8:00).

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SOFTBALL

Burbank in High Desert Classic: The Bulldogs dropped three games Saturday and Monday in the tournament at Lancaster High.

In the first game Saturday, Burbank (4-6) lost to Quartz Hill, 5-3.

Kassy Uchida was two for three and Ashley Ortiz was two for three. Pitcher Megan Schafer struck out seven.

In the second game, the Bulldogs were defeated by Santa Monica, 4-0. Kassi Smith was one for two and Lexi Hernandez and Sarah Riojas had hits for Burbank.

On Monday, Burbank was beaten by Saugus, 15-4. Megan Schafer was two for three, and Uchida and Smith had a hit each.

Santa Clarita Christian 11, Providence 1: The Pioneers were one-hit Friday in a Liberty League game that was called after six innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Burroughs junior varsity 12, Pasadena junior varsity 1: The Indians remained undefeated with the Pacific League with a win Friday in a game called after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.

The Indians (7-0, 2-0 in league) had eight hits, including a home run by Sam Buliavac.

Burroughs busted out of the gate by scoring eight runs in the first inning, aided by 12 walks.

Allie Grimaldo had two hits, Haley Schulman had a double and Elena Gomez had a bases-loaded single in the first inning. Victoria Santos got on base three times and scored three runs.


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