Roundup: El Camino Real advances to City Section soccer remaining

After 95 minutes wherein El Camino Real and Palisades couldn’t rating in a City Section Division 1 semifinal soccer playoff recreation, it was settled by penalty kicks Wednesday on a chilly, windy discipline within the Sepulveda Basin. And nobody stood taller than ECR goalie Matthew Ceja, who used his ft to ship victory.

“It’s an amazing feeling,” stated Ceja, whose crew received 4-1 in penalty kicks to advance to play West Valley League rival Birmingham in Saturday’s City Section championship recreation at Valley College. Birmingham defeated Taft, 4-1, with Oscar Vargas scoring three targets.

El Camino Real and Palisades went scoreless by regulation and thru a 15-minute additional time interval, forcing the penalty kicks. From the start of the shootout, the Royals had the momentum. Edan Lavarovitch scored for ECR after which Ceja used his ft to deflect the ball and deny Palisades on its first try. The Dolphins missed one other on a shot that went over the web.

The match was ended when ECR’s Jonathan Rabinovitch scored the Royals’ clinching purpose, resulting in a victory celebration and creating thrilling about reaching the ultimate. Birmingham and El Camino Real have already got performed twice, with Birmingham profitable one and tying within the different. El Camino Real has received six City titles and Birmingham 4.

In Division II, Carson defeated Garfield on penalty kicks to earn a spot within the finals.


Foothill 6, Santa Margarita 4: Andrew Parker, Ty Cowley, Tyler Hawkins and Andrew Harbour every had two hits for Foothill.

Eastvale Roosevelt 6, Warren 2: Chris Medina struck out 4 in two shutout innings of reduction for 5-0 Roosevelt.

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Cleveland 10, Kennedy 3: Kevin Vazquez went three for 3 to steer the Cavaliers.

Los Alamitos 2, La Mirada 0: Left-hander Cole Tryba struck out 10 in six innings.

Arcadia 9, La Serna 4: Devon Eskridge had two doubles, a single and two RBIs for Arcadia.

Damien 2, Mater Dei 0: Andrew Carter threw the shutout for Damien.

Anaheim Canyon 16, El Toro 1: Cohen Gomez contributed 4 hits and 4 RBIs and Johnny Lopez homered to steer Canyon.


Orange Lutheran 1, Great Oak 0: Brianne Weiss struck out 15 and allowed one hit for the Lancers.

Norco 7, Chino Hills 0: Kaley Cook contributed three hits for Norco.

Esperanza 6, La Palma Kennedy 4: Makenna Millman had three RBIs and Charley Duran struck out eight in 4 innings for Esperanza.

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 2, Arcadia 1: Sarah Jacobs struck out 4 for Notre Dame.

Girls’ basketball

Fremont 49, Camino Nuevo 17: The Pathfinders received the City Section Division V championship.