Preps: Gladiators get healthy with late goal

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson The Dons (6-0-1) capitalized first midway through the first half courtesy of a Jose Pardomo goal. Pardomo took a pass up front and ran toward the goal with a Gahr defender right on him. His shot went through the hands of the goalie and into the net. The Galdiators played defense most of the first half due to their missing starters. Rodriguez, who has good ball control and a strong leg, brought stability to the middle, which helped Gahr control the rest of the game and limited the Dons’ chances of scoring along with the stops made by Gladiator goalie Eder Garcia. : Daniel Frias Lynwood 4, Paramount 1 Nestor Robles scored twice to lead the Knights (8-6-2, 2-0) past the Pirates in SGVL action. Downey Calvary Chapel 2, Fairmont Prep 0 Ruben Hernandez and Alex Silva each scored goals and Andy Hernandez made two saves to record his fifth shutout of the season as the Grizzlies (7-3-1) went on the road and defeated the Huskies (4-3) in a nonleague game. GIRLS SOCCER Los Alamitos 4, Huntington Beach 1 Sophia Medina scored twice and Dana Meisner added two assists as the Griffins (10-3-3, 1-0) opened Sunset League play with a victory. Lynwood 2, Paramount 0 Stephanie Serna scored two goals for the Knights in a San Gabriel Valley League shutout. Dominguez 3, Gahr 0 Evelyn Flores, Martha Covarrubias and Alexis Munoz each scored to lead the Dons (8-4, 1-1) to victory in SGVL play. BOYS BASKETBALL Millikan 64, Compton 51 Darnell Porter scored 23 points and Jerell Elder added 10 as the Rams used a big third quarter to beat the visiting Tarbabes in a Moore League game. Millikan (8-7, 2-0) took a 33-26 into halftime but the Rams outscored Compton 19-6 in the third quarter to pull away. Demar Derozan scored 18 points to lead Compton. Gahr 83, Valley Christian 70 Aaron Woods scored 17 points and Chester Woolin had 15 to lead the Gladiators (11-5) past the visiting Crusaders (4-11) in a nonleague game. Kurtis Korver scored 21 points and Dave Brink 17 to lead Valley Christian. Downey 51, Downey Calvary Chapel 45 Darren Tubbs scored 17 points and Devon McDonald added 14 as the Vikings (9-7) defeated the visiting Grizzlies in a nonleague game. Junipero Serra 76, St. Anthony 43 Donte Moss scored eight points to lead the Saints (7-9) but it wasn’t nearly enough to beat the host Cavaliers in a nonleague game. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grant 58, Carson 35 Tassha Cruz scored 14 points but it wasn’t enough to help the Colts (4-10) win a consolation round game at the Fairfax Tournament. Junipero Serra 47, St. Anthony 25 Stephanie Banks led the Saints (1-15) with 15 rebounds and 10 points but it still wasn’t enough as the Cavaliers won a nonleague at home. GIRLS WATER POLO Los Alamitos 18, Hoover 1 Kaylee Miller and Jasa Denny had five goals apiece for the Griffins (12-2) in the first round of the Western Tournament. WRESTLING Warren 57, Paramount 15 Jovanie Martinez (135 pounds), Paul Lee (140), Keith Nieves (171) and Eric Borjas (189) all recorded pins to lead the Bears (18-1) to victory in the SGVL opener for both teams. St. John Bosco 67, Mater Dei 9 Jeremy Gendreau (103 pounds) and Robert Ortiz (215) pinned their opponents to help the Braves (6-1, 1-0) beat the Monarchs in the Serra League opener. Downey 49, Bell 30 Isaac Goodman pinned Armando Abrajan in 1:40 at 125 pounds to lead the Vikings past the Eagles in a nonleague meet. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! It’s a good thing he did. The depleted Gladiators, who were without three of their top starters due to red cards received in their previous game, were down to two subs, including Rodriguez. “I didn’t plan on playing him because he was sick,” said Gahr coach Jason Wood. “But he wanted a chance. And he was effective out there still being sick.” center_img Cale Rodriguez took the stern ultimatum given to him by his father to heart, giving the Gahr High boys soccer team a tie against Dominguez on Thursday in a San Gabriel Valley League game. With the Gladiators (5-1-3) down by one, Rodriguez, who was suffering from the flu, played the second half and scored off a free kick with a shot that went over the wall and past a diving goalie for the 1-1 score. “My dad came over to me at halftime and said, ‘Either you can go home and rest or you can go in, but you shouldn’t be on the bench,”‘ Rodriguez said. “So I figured I might as well give it a try.” last_img

Recommended Reading


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *