Whether it’s basketball, soccer or water polo, here is a summary of the top five games presented in the region on Tuesday.
Glendora 51, Claremont 35: Jorday Holmes scored a 21-point high to lead the Tartans to a win over host Claremont in a Palomares League game on Tuesday.
The victory keeps Glendora a game behind Bonita in the race for the title of champion.
Glendora took command against Claremont opening a 29-17 halftime lead.
“It is always difficult to play against a team led by Mike James,” said Glendora coach Adam Nunamaker. “I am happy with the difficulty with which our daughters worked in training and it was transferred to the game.”
Karley Tilton contributed nine points and Kennedy Pucci added eight. Glendora will host Alta Loma on Friday.
Keppel 74, Montebello 12: Bouncing back from a mediocre effort last Friday, the Aztec host (13-5, 3-0) claimed his 93rd consecutive Almont League victory by strangling the Oilers.
Patricia Chung had another big night with 28 points and 14 rebounds. Jennifer Nitta and Grace Song each collected 18 points. The Aztecs held the Oilers scoreless in the third quarter.
With a victory over San Gabriel on Friday, the Aztecs will move to fourth place with Peninsula (1992-99) for the most consecutive championship victories in the history of the CIF south section with 94.
Pasadena Poly 47, Providence 35: The Panthers (12-3, 4-0) prepared for their league showdown with Flintridge Prep on Friday with a useful victory over the visiting Pioneers (5-2, 2-2).
Providence was led by Audrey Sayoc with 12 points. Haley Laca added eight points with nine rebounds.
Pasadena 61, Glendale 34: The Bulldogs (13-6, 7-0) extended their Pacific League winning streak to 34 games as they strangled host Nitros.
Pasadena fans did not look very good at the start as the teams were dead end at 27 at halftime.
The Bulldogs got to work in the third quarter, blocking the Nitros 15-0 that made the difference.
Nigel McKay was Pasadena’s top scorer with 17 points and eight rebounds. Davian Brown contributed 13 points and Devin Lewis scored 12 points.
Damien 88, Rancho Cucamonga 67: The Spartans improved to 16-3 and 3-0 in the base line, preparing for Friday’s game at Etiwanda (17-2, 3-0) to lead the Base League. Etiwanda is ranked n ° 4 in division 1 with Damien n ° 12.
… Diego Bustillo scored 17 points with 15 rebounds and Laird Anderson Jr. had 12 points and 11 rebounds in the Keppel 53-32 Almont League home win against Montebello.
… Oge Ogbogu and Talulla Sherida each scored a goal to lead Pasadena Poly to a 2-1 victory over the Westridge girls.
… Glendora took a 4-1 lead and never looked back, beating host Alta Loma 16-9 in women’s water polo. Hailey Andress and Ellie Travisano each scored five goals for the Tartans.
… Shereen Emadi scored six goals and goalkeeper Jessica Chilton made 15 saves when the Honduran Rio Women’s Water Polo won 19-12 on the visit to San Marino.
… Naomi Turner scored 10 points and Kennedy Lyles had 13 rebounds to help the Apaches win the Pacific League on route 46-27 against Burbank.
… Kerry Welch scored Glendora’s only goal in a 3-1 Palomares loss to Alta Loma.
… Isabelle Hurtado, Marissa Vasquez, Madison Bernardino, Julia Ruelas, Izzy Montelongo each scored goals in Diamond Bar’s 5-0 win over Ontario at Mont. Baldy League girls soccer action.
… Sierra Vista maintained its hold on first place in the Montview League standings with a 68-18 victory over Gladstone in men’s wrestling.