Sports Roundup:

Park advances to postseason

May 08, 2010


Burbank, Burroughs in Pacific League team and individual finals: Only one local athlete was able to advance to the postseason in the individual competition Wednesday at DeBell Golf Club.

Burbank’s Jin Park fired a two-over-par 73 to finish fourth with a total of 150.

Only five players from the 19-member field were able to advance.

Park will take part in the CIF Southern Section Northern Individual at River Ridge Golf Club in Oxnard on May 17.


In the final league standings, Arcadia (21-0) is the league champion, followed by Crescenta Valley (14-7), Burbank (13-8) and Burroughs (6-15).

In the fifth league match Tuesday at DeBell Golf Club, Burbank placed second and Burroughs was fourth in the four-team field.

Arcadia placed first (383), followed by Burbank (389), Crescenta Valley (400) and the Indians (406).

All four squads will be moving on to the postseason. The CIF Southern Section Team Divisional will take place Monday at Soule Park Golf Club in Ojai.

Burbank was paced by Jin Park and Kenny Cunanan, who both fired two-over-par 73s. Teammate Daniel Chang shot a 79, Valen Russo had an 81, Brady Dunayer had an 83 and James Lee had an 84.

For Burroughs, Chris Kesicbasian and Robert Symons shot 79s, Kelsey Danzeisen and Nick Colbert had 82s, Jeff Lundquist had an 84 and Sean White had a 101.

The medalist honor was shared by Crescenta Valley’s Michael Timpson and Arcadia’s Richard Jeong, who both shot 72s.


Providence in Delphic League finals: The Pioneers had one of their most successful final meets in years at Thursday’s event at Santa Monica City College.

Providence athletes qualified for the CIF Southern Section preliminaries in six events.

In girls’ competition, Marylin Petrov won league championships in the 100 meters (12.50 seconds) and the 200 (26.60). She also advanced in the 100 hurdles by meeting a qualifying standard from a previous meet. Teammate Jaii Jiang placed second in the 3,200 (12:56) and third in the 1,600 (5:56).

On the boys’ side, Adam Petys was second in the 1,600 (4:53).


Burbank 15, Arcadia 1: The Bulldogs used a big 13-run forth inning Thursday to help propel them to a Pacific League victory at McCambridge Park.

The game was called in the fifth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Burbank (17-7, 11-1), is tied for first place in league with Burroughs. The Bulldogs are trying to win their first league title in 23 years.

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