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November 25, 2009 > Prep winter sports roundup

Prep winter sports roundup

By Biff Jones
Photos By Mike Heightchew

High school basketball kicked off their season last week with a bevy of scrimmages. In addition to many schools kicking the rust out of their play, some schools opened their regular seasons with nonleague matches.

James Logan High School girls basketball opened up their regular season on Friday, Nov. 20, with a convincing victory over McClymonds High School, 53-32.

Leading scorers for Frank Borghi's Colts were Erinn Jones, 19 points, and Chelsea Salom, 12. Other Logan players contributing were Camille De Leon, Jazmine Reed and Danielle Ioramo, all with five points, while Rose Tahaafe added four and Nikki Icban, three.

Next up for the Logan girls was a road game on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at Freedom High School (results unavailable at press time). Colts return home on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. against Fremont High School of Oakland.

Boys and girls soccer opened up last week as well. While many teams were on the pitch participating in scrimmages, there were several teams that opened their regular seasons.

In the most impressive win of the week, James Logan's girls team ousted Berkeley High School 6-0 on Thursday, Nov. 19. Olivia Lacayo put home two goals for the Lady Colts and freshman Paloma Zermeno tallied three goals and three assists, leading the team to victory.

In other action during the week that was, Hayward High School boys one-upped De Anza High School, 2-1, while Mission San Jose High School girls beat Alameda High School, 2-0, on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Moreau Catholic High School girls outscored John F. Kennedy High School, 4-3, on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Meanwhile, the Moreau boys were shutout 1-0 by Dublin High School, also on November 18. James Logan boys topped Alameda High School, 2-0; Pinole Valley High School boys downed Washington High School, 2-0; San Lorenzo High School throttled the American High School boys team, 9-1; and Newark Memorial High School's boys beat Berkeley, 2-1 to round out the action on Wednesday.

In a full slate of girls soccer action on Thursday, Nov. 19, Irvington High School beat San Lorenzo, 1-0; Moreau Catholic kept up their scoring punch with a 3-0 win over Hercules High School; Newark Memorial shutout Alameda, 1-0; and Granada High School dropped Mission San Jose High School, 3-1.

In girls play on Friday, Nov. 20, Hayward shutout Pinole Valley 2-0. Meanwhile, in boys action, Hayward downed James Logan, 2-1; Newark Memorial held on to beat Arroyo High School, 1-0; and Pittsburg shut down Irvington 1-0.

Irvington bounced back a day later (November 21) to tie De Anza 2-2 in boys play; Mission San Jose girls allowed another three goals in a 3-0 defeat to Liberty High School.

Go to the TCV Sports' Web site, www.tricityvoice.com/sports for game results and schedules of Logan and other girls and boys teams throughout the TCV readership area.

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