February 8, 2011 > Prep winter sports winding down
Prep winter sports winding down
By Biff Jones
Photo by Mike Heightchew
Last Tuesday, CSD traveled to OMI and dropped a tough 58-54 game to the hosts. Michaelson Liddle led CSD with 13 points. On Wednesday, FC hosted St. Thomas More High of San Jose and came away with hard fought 70-69 victory. Jeremiah Herzog led the Warriors with 36 points and 12 rebounds.
On Thursday, Feb. 3, FC traveled to CSD to play their cross-town BCL rivals. CSD started slowly and FC took a 10 point lead in the first half. Second half saw the Eagles, behind the steals and rebounding of Lopez and Liddle finally even the score in the fourth quarter. Liddle then sank critical free throws as CSD pulled away to a 54-48 victory.
CSD hosted Chinese Christian on Monday, Feb. 7. Again, score unavailable at press time. Eagles will also host the boy's BCL playoffs same nights as the girls. Fremont boys (12-10, 4-4 BCL) will host both Emery on Tuesday, Feb. 8, and Contra Costa Christian High of Walnut Creek on Thursday.
Milpitas boys gave El Camino leaders, Mountain View High its first conference loss last week, 54-45. Trojans were led by Derek Fox with 12 points. Friday, Milpitas (11-10, 7-2 El Camino) defeated Monta Vista High of Cupertino, 59-41.
Milpitas girls won twice last week, 42-33 at Homestead and 55-39 home to Los Altos High. Joann Chau led the Trojans vs. Homestead with 14 points while in the LA game, Jalaena Bumagat had 13 points and Sydnie Turner 10 points.
CSD Eagles hosted Bay Counties League (BCL) opponent Oakland Military Institute last Tuesday and came away with a 65-25 thrashing. Natalie Lizarraga had a career-high 25 points.
On Thursday, CSD traveled across town to take on BCL leaders Fremont Christian High Warriors. After trailing only 24-22 at halftime, the young Eagles saw the more experienced Warriors pull away for a 58-42 victory. Senior Kemana Otosi led the Warriors with 21 points, 11 rebounds and five steals. CSD was led by Lizarraga with 12 points.
CSD (13-10, 5-3 BCL) traveled to Chinese Christian High of San Leandro on Monday, Feb. 7. Score was unavailable at press time. Meanwhile, Warriors have won 14 in a row, are 17-3 and 8-0 in the BCL.
They are on the road this week before going across town to CSD for the BCL playoffs Feb. 17 and 19.
Milpitas High School Trojans (8-5-2, 7-2) won two more home games last week in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League's (SCVAL) El Camino Division play. Monday, Jan. 31, it was 8-0 over Lynbrook High of San Jose and Friday, Feb. 4, 3-0 against Fremont High of Sunnyvale.
Goals against Lynbrook came from Jesus Gonzalez (3), Ramiro Ceja (2) and one each from Ben Leung, Andres Romero and Andrew Shin. In the Fremont game Gonzales, Romero and Shin had one goal each.
Trojan ladies tied Lynbrook, 0-0 on the road last Monday then won at Fremont, 4-1 last Friday. Kayla Owens got Milpitas (10-5-2, 7-1-1 El Camino) on the board first in the 30th minute of the first half only to see Fremont tie the score 1-1 just before halftime. Then within about a two-minute span late in the second half, Kelly Forsyth gave the Trojans the lead and Haley Garvey, after working hard all game, put in the insurance goal. Just before the final whistle, Lora Lee added one more goal for the victors.
Milpitas won at Harker Schools of San Jose, 53-23 last Thursday, Feb. 3. Trojan winners and their weight classes are as follows: Mikhail Yanogacia (125 lbs); Jesus Wital (130); Gio Liban (135); Ryan Hinshaw (140); Kyle Do (145); Virk Sukhpreet (152); Kevin Gallogos (160); Aaron Cohen (189); Tony Dao (215); and Davy Cao (285). All were decisions except for Wital which was a pin.
California School for the Deaf Eagles defeated John Swett High of Crockett on the road last Thursday 61-28.