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John Burroughs High School ‘Bands’ with Goodwill for Donation Drive Fundraiser

JBHS Instrumental Music Association is teaming up with Goodwill of Southern California to raise money needed to keep the band program marching on.  Donate your unwanted clothes, shoes, and household items and you’ll bring music to the ears of the Burbank community.

“We’re not asking for money, just helping to get you started on your spring cleaning and help support our kids at the same time,” says music director Tana Barnett.  Donate a bag or two of stuff you no longer need and you help the JBHS band– it’s that simple!   By cleaning out your closets and garages you not only help the marching band raise money, but also help Goodwill create job training opportunities for those with special needs.  The goal is to fill an entire Goodwill donation truck!

Drop off your gently used donations to the John Burroughs High School parking lot on Sunday, April 14th, between 10:00am and 4:00pm.  Bring a bag, or a carload!  If you’re unable to personally drop off your donation on April 14th or have a lot to donate, send an email to jbhs_band@yahoo.com so arrangements can be made to pick up your items. For additional information on the JBHS Instrumental Program and for donation receipts, check out their website at www.jbhsima.org.

Burroughs Wins Softball Tournament in La Jolla

Burroughs Indians (Photo courtesy of Heidi Okimoto)

Burroughs Indians (Photo courtesy of Heidi Okimoto)


By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor


Duds By Dudes” Tournament

Burroughs won the “Duds by Dudes” tourney in La Jolla by winning all four of its games and not allowing a single run.  After star pitcher Brice Edrington was injured in an automobile accident last week, the Indians came together and played inspired softball.

“I am very proud of the girls.  We have faced a lot of adversity this season and the girls have continued to believe and persevered in tough circumstances.  This weekend was no different,” Burroughs Coach Doug Nicol said. “Brice is our leader in so many ways, both on and off the field.  When she got in her accident just a few days before leaving for the tournament, the team could have felt sorry for themselves.  But they aren’t like that.  They continued to fight and work together and I am so happy for them that they did so well, in light of all the obstacles put in our way.

“We are so young, but our girls have a great spirit and work ethic which enables them to fight through tough situations.  We have a lot of pride, and that came through this weekend.  It was a true team effort where everyone contributed.  I could not be happier.”


Saturday, March 23

Burroughs 1 La Jolla Country Day 0 (CHAMPIONSHIP)

In a wild game that featured great pitching and solid defense, the Indians won the championship in extra innings (international tiebreaker) by defeating La Jolla Country Day, 1-0.  Cheyenne Steward was incredible on the day, allowing five hits and notching her fourth consecutive shutout. Burroughs handed La Jolla Country Day (9-1) its first loss of the season.

JBHS softball (Photo courtesy of Doug Nicol)

JBHS softball (Photo courtesy of Doug Nicol)

The Indians could only muster three hits on the day (Michelle Santiago, Delaney Nicol, and Sidney Ortega each had singles), but had numerous opportunities to score as they also drew three walks.  In the 8th inning and with Santiago on second base, Nicol laid down a sacrifice bunt that was bobbled by the LJCD third baseman which allowed Nicol to beat the throw to first.

With runners on first and third, freshman shortstop Kaitlin Okimoto hit a fielders choice to third base that scored Santiago for the games only run.  Steward closed out the game in the bottom of the 8th inning to seal the deal.

Burroughs received fine defense behind Steward, specifically from sophomore outfielder Dominique Santos, who made a great catch in the left centerfield gap in the bottom of the 7th inning, and then quickly threw the ball to second base to turn a double play that saved the game.

Burroughs did not allow a run in the tournament, and Steward has pitched 26 consecutive scoreless innings.  The performance by the Indians is even more impressive when you consider that they were playing without senior pitcher/captain Brice Edrington, who is out for a few weeks after being involved in a car accident last week, and also having lost sophomore infielder Kailanie Oasay for the entire season with an injured shoulder.  Impressively, younger players are stepping in and seizing the opportunity and the Indians are truly playing as a team in their quest for a fourth consecutive Pacific League title.

The Indians are now 9-4 and will continue their Pacific League season on April 2 vs. Pasadena.


Burroughs 8 Bishops School 0

Burroughs once again displayed the pitching and defense that enabled them to start the tournament with three straight wins.  However, for the second game in a row the bats came alive and the Indians won 8-0 by mercy rule after five innings.  Burroughs pounded out 16 hits for the game, and scored early and often.  Cheyenne Steward threw her third consecutive shutout, while allowing one hit to lead the Indians in the circle.  Steward, Michelle Santiago, Delaney Nicol, Aimee Rodriguez, Sidney Ortega, and Lahela Bautista all had multi-hit games.


Friday, March 22

Burroughs 15 Canyon Crest 0

Burroughs had 16 hits in the game to take out Canyon Crest of San Diego.  Lahela Bautista had two hits, including a 3-run HR, which cleared the left field fence.  Bautista had five RBI’s in the game.  On the mound, Cheyenne Steward pitched a 5-hit shutout, while not walking a batter.


Thursday, March 21

Burroughs 2 Monte Vista 0

Burroughs starting pitcher Cheyenne Steward pitched a 1-hit shutout, while also allowing 4 walks to post the victory for the Indians in the first round of the “Duds for Dudes Torrey Invitational” in La Jolla, CA.  Steward got off to a slow start as she walked the bases loaded in the first inning.  However, she settled down and only allowed a single in the 6th inning to frustrate Monte Vista of San Diego.  Junior second baseman Aimee Rodriguez brought the big bat, getting two hits and scoring a run.

Lahela Bautista had the big hit of the game, as she tripled off the right field fence in the 3rd inning, which scored Rodriguez to give the Indians the only run they would need.  Senior captain and pitcher Brice Edrington did not play, and will probably sit out the tournament after being involved in a car accident on Sunday night in Burbank.  She is ok, but will probably be out for a few weeks as she recovers, and Steward will be counted on to log many of the innings as the team moves forward in the tournament.

Notes From Arizona: Baseball During Spring Break

By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor


Lancer Classic” (Tucson)- Friday, March 22

Foothills (AZ) 5 Burbank 2

Photos By Nathan Zavala

Martin Silva

Burbank endured another tough loss on Friday as they gave up a 2-1 lead en route to a 5-2 loss to Foothills of Arizona.

Foothills scored one run in the bottom of the fourth to tie the game and three runs in the bottom of the fifth. Dylan Mersola and Ian McKinnon each had two hits for BHS. Martin Silva got the start and went 3 and 2/3 innings, giving up just two runs on four hits and coming out with the scored tied.

The Bulldogs (5-6) finished the tournament 2-3 and head back home to L.A. to continue play in the Pacific League on Friday at Glendale at 3:30 p.m.


Lancer Classic” (Tucson)- Thursday, March 21

Sahuaro (AZ) 4 Burbank 3


Harrison Hernandez

Harrison Hernandez

Sahuaro rallied from a 3-2 deficit to score the tying run in the fifth and the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to stun the Bulldogs. Burbank (5-5) jumped out to a 2-0 advantage after two innings but couldn’t sustain the lead.

Harrison Hernandez went 2-for-3 with a single and triple; Angel Roman was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and John White finished the day 2-for-2. Shawn Troy threw five innings allowing three earned runs off seven hits.



Lancer Classic” (Tucson)- Wednesday, March 20

Burbank 21 Catalina (AZ) 1

Photos By Nathan Zavala and Angel Roman

Micah Simon

A day after knocking off one of the top ranked teams in Southern Arizona, the Bulldogs rolled along and hammered Catalina, 21-1, in five innings on Wednesday. Burbank (5-4) had 17 hits led by Micah Simon who collected three hits and five RBI’s. Harrison Hernandez and Sam McKinnon also had three hits apiece with Hernandez driving in four runs.

Ryan Porras got the start for BHS and did an admirable job throwing five innings, allowing only four hits and striking out 10. Porras, a sophomore, was on target in his first varsity start as he nailed 18 first-pitch strikes out of 21 batters.

The Bulldogs scored five runs in the first inning, 10 in the third and six more in the fourth to force the mercy rule upon Catalina. Dylan Mersola, John White and Alan Villagran each contributed three RBI’s in the dominating victory.

Ryan Porras

Ryan Porras

With the win, Burbank won its pool (2-1) and earned the No. 5 seed in tournament bracket action. The Bulldogs will play No. 4 Sahuaro on Thursday at 4 p.m. Sahuaro possesses the top prospect in all of Southern Arizona, Alex Verdugo.


Best of the West Spring Classic” (Phoenix)- Wednesday, March 20

Mountain Ridge (AZ) 3 Burroughs 2

The Indians (6-7) finished the tournament 1-4 and return to Burbank to play at Pasadena on April 2 at 3:30 p.m.


Lancer Classic” (Tucson)- Tuesday, March 19

Burbank 6 Ironwood Ridge (AZ) 3

Photo By Nathan Zavala

Joey Bogenschutz

After a day of frustration, Burbank came together and played one of their best games of the season in defeating Ironwood Ridge, one of the top teams in Arizona. Ironwood Ridge came into the game undefeated at 11-0 and averaging 16 runs per contest. Not for long. The Bulldogs made it clear that this was their day.

Joey Bogenschutz (2-0) got the start and ran into some control problems in the first inning winding up with the bases loaded and one out and the Ironwood Ridge team smelling blood in the water. A ground ball to John White started a 5U-3 double play and turned the Nighthawks away without scoring. It was one of three double plays (including a game ender) that the Bulldogs turned on the day.

Bogenschutz ran into trouble only one more time in his five innings pitched and worked out of the jam when the score became tied at three all. On the day the senior righthander threw 86 pitches, allowed seven hits while striking out two, walked two, and gave up just two earned runs against a good hitting team. He came out leading 4-3 and Angel Villagran came in to finish it up and earn his first save of the season.

Photo By Nathan Zavala

Angel Roman

On offense, Angel Roman had a great day. The left fielder had two doubles and a triple while scoring one run and knocking one in and the only player with multiple hits in the eight collected by Burbank.

Harrison Hernandez also had a booming triple and Dylan Mersola doubled.  Ian McKinnon, John White and Villagran also had hits in the game.

The Bulldogs (4-4) proved that they are a quality team and will continue to do well as long as they follow the plan and path layed before them.




Best of the West Spring Classic” (Phoenix)- Tuesday, March 19

Yukon (OK) 3 Burroughs 2 (Game one)

Centennial (AZ) 11 Burroughs 9 (Game two)


Lancer Classic” (Tucson)- Monday, March 18

Cienega (AZ) 11 Burbank 10

Sometimes you have to chalk it up to just one of those days. And so it went for the Bulldogs as they lost the opening game of the Arizona tournament 11-10 to Cienega in a seven inning battle.

After quickly falling behind 4-0, Burbank battled its way back to make the score 4-3.  After that point it seemed whenever the Bulldogs would start to get close, they would fall behind again by three or four runs until time ran out at the end.

Burbank collected only eight hits to score its 10 runs, but were helped by five walks, three hit batters and three errors to account for its scoring.

Dylan Mersola

Dylan Mersola

Angel Villagran continued his hot hitting as he was the only one to collect multiple hits with two singles. He also scored two runs while knocking in an RBI.  Dylan Mersola and Hector Rodriguez picked up the only extra base hits as both players lashed doubles.

Camden Palmisano came into the game after second baseman Chris Okimoto sustained an injury to his right cheek area trying to flag down a throw.  Okimoto remains listed as day to day. Palmisano finished the day 1 for 1 with two RBI’s and had two fantastic sacrifice bunts.

Ian McKinnon, Harrison Hernandez, and John White also had hits for BHS.

For the Bulldogs to be successful, they will have to cut down on both base running mistakes as well as defensive lapses as they committed four errors and ran into numerous unforced outs on the bases while trailing.


Best of the West Spring Classic” (Phoenix)- Monday, March 18

Sunnyslope (AZ) 4 Burroughs 2

The Burroughs Indians lost 4-2 to the reigning Division II state champs Sunnyslope, AZ in the second game of tournament pool play.

Sunnyslope junior Calvin Lebrun went the distance giving up four hits, striking out 10 and only walking one in seven innings of work. He also had two hits and a run scored.

Junior Cameron Rodriguez got the nod for Burroughs and threw six innings scattering 9 hits and gave up four runs, three of which were earned.

Senior Patrick Christopher continued his hot streak in the loss, going 2-3 at the plate. Rodriguez had a sac-fly in the first inning for Burroughs’ only RBI of the game.


Best of the West Spring Classic” (Phoenix)- Saturday, March 16

Burroughs 6 Stillwater (OK) 5

Burroughs baseball (Photo  by Ross A. Benson)

Burroughs baseball (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The Burroughs Indians escaped with a win in the opening game of the “Best of the West Spring Classic” against Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Senior Luis Pereyra threw four innings of no-hit baseball while striking out seven and left the game with a 5-run lead.

The Indians made multiple mistakes on defense and gave up five runs in the 6th and the 7th innings.

However, the defensive highlights for the Indians came when they needed them most, as junior Cameron Rodriguez threw out the potential winning run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh and Pereyra made a diving play to his right right on the third base foul line to make the final out of the seventh with the winning run on third.

Senior Patrick Christopher played hero for Burroughs in the top of the eighth with a two-out, two-strike double off the wall that scored Rodriguez from second.

Senior Brandon Ortega shut down Stillwater in the bottom of the 8th 1-2-3 to notch the win. Ortega also had three hits and an RBI on the day.

Junior Anthony Robles went 2-2 in his first two at bats of the season.



Burroughs Boys Soccer Duo Receive All-CIF Recognition

Burroughs' Brian Arzate (Photo by Dick Dornan)

Burroughs’ Brian Arzate (Photo by Dick Dornan)


By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor


Brian Arzate and Manny Celio of Burroughs have been named first-team All-CIF in Division 3 for their efforts this past season. The two seniors also were selected to play in the Division 3 All-Star game which was held on March 16 at Mt. San Antonio College.



MOST VALUABLE PLAYER – Cristian Roldan, Sr. Forward – El Rancho

COACH OF THE YEAR – Dominic Picon – El Rancho


Burroughs' Manny Celio (Photo by Dick Dornan)

Burroughs’ Manny Celio (Photo by Dick Dornan)

Players Name Grade Position School

1 Arzate, Brian 12 Mid Burroughs

2 Celio, Manny 12 Fwd Burroughs

3 Hernandez, Jose Luis 10 Def Century

4 Pineda, Amergy 10 Mid Century

5 Pineda, Ronaldo 11 Fwd Century

6 Aguilar, Daniel 12 Def Channel Islands

7 Juarez, Luis 12 Mid Channel Islands

8 Perez, Salvador 11 GK Channel Islands

9 Sotillo, Pablo 12 Fwd Crescenta Valley

10 Hernandez, Roberto 12 Def El Rancho

11 Lopez, David 12 GK El Rancho

12 Roldan, Alex 11 Mid El Rancho

13 Roldan, Cristian 12 Fwd El Rancho

14 Moreno, Danny 12 Mid La Sierra

15 Alvarez, Ruben 12 Mid Littlerock

16 Ochoa, David 12 Mid Littlerock

17 Doane, Caleb 12 Fwd Nipomo

18 Orozco, Jerry 11 Def Oxnard

19 Tobar, Jose 12 Fwd Palmdale

20 Torres, Oscar 12 Mid Palmdale

21 Macarena, Eddie 12 Fwd Rio Mesa

22 Olivo, Arturo 12 Def Santa Ana Valley

High School Sports Weekly Recap

By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor



Burbank 10 Hoover 0

Senior Angel Villagran threw a PERFECT game for the Bulldogs.  (SEE STORY)

Burroughs 8 Arcadia 0

Daniel Barraza (Photo  by Ross A. Benson)

Daniel Barraza (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Senior Daniel Barraza went the distance, allowing only one hit and striking out nine in the shutout victory. Junior Cameron Rodriguez supplied much of the offense for Burroughs, putting in a 3-for-4 day that included an RBI double to deep right center that scored senior Miles Haddad from first base. Rodriguez also scored two runs.

Seniors Patrick Christopher and Luis Pereyra also finished with two hits and an RBI apiece. Sophomore Noah Hoed and senior Brandon Ortega rounded out the Indians’ offense with a hit and an RBI apiece.
The Indians played flawless defense behind Barraza, highlighted by an impressive play by senior shortstop Brian Pozos who ranged to his right to make a nice back-handed pick and fired the ball across the diamond to get the Arcadia batter by a step.
Burroughs next heads to Phoenix, Ariz., to compete in the “Best of the West Spring Classic,” where the team will face some of the top competition from Arizona and Oklahoma. The Indians open tournament play March 16 at 7:00 p.m. against Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Burroughs 2 Arcadia 0

Senior Brice Edrington was a rock on the mound.  She pitched her first career shutout, allowing four hits, walking three and striking out three batters.  She out-dueled Arcadia All-League pitcher Kelsey Grimes to help the Indians win their first league game and go to 5-4 overall.

Burroughs’  Sidney Ortega and Kaitlin Okimoto each had two hits.  Okimoto also had an RBI.  Burroughs left eight runners on base, but stellar defense and clutch pitching in the last two inning sealed the deal.  In the bottom of the 6th inning, the Apaches had runners at first and second with one out, but the Indians put on a back pick play and picked the runner at first off for an out.  Edrington then enduced a fly ball out to end the inning.  Edrington began to tire in the 7th inning, giving up two walks.  With the bases loaded and two outs, and the count at 2-2, Edrington threw a rising fastball for a swinging strike and the game was over.  On the day the Indians committed no errors and played flawlessly in the field behind Edrington.

Burroughs will now travel to La Jolla, CA for the “Duds by Dudes Torrey Invitational” hosted by La Jolla Country Day High School.  They will open first round play against Mar Vista of San Diego on Thursday at 3:00 p.m.

Burbank 7 Hoover 0

Sophomore Caitlyn Brooks struck out 17 batters allowing only two  hits in a complete game shutout masterpiece. Brooks added two hits to her effort. Jazmin Orozco and Lily Winn also contributed two hits apiece. The Bulldogs improved to 4-1 on the season.


(High Desert Classic)

Burbank Bulldogs (photo courtesy of Nicole Drabecki)

Burbank Bulldogs (photo courtesy of Nicole Drabecki)

Burbank 7 Harvard-Westlake 0 (Championship- Caitlyn Brooks was named tournament MVP after allowing just five hits with 30 strikeouts and a walk in 14 innings on the day)

Brooks allowed four hits and struck out 15 while Laina Do went 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a run scored. Jazmin Orozco was 2 for 4 with a triple and two runs scored. Bridgette Pisa was 3 for 3 with with a double.

Burbank 2 Highland 0

Caitlyn Brooks struck out 15 batters and threw a one-hitter. Senior Laina Do scored on a past ball by Highland’s catcher.

Burbank 8 Lancaster 0

Caitlyn Brooks pitched a one-hitter with 13 strikeouts. Jazmin Orozco was 2 for 3, Kaitlin Brooks was 2 for 2 with a walk.

Burbank 7 Paraclete 1

Caitlyn Brooks struck out 11 batters and also homered at the plate to go with three RBI’s. Laina Do was 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored. Kaitlin Brooks had a hit and two walks. Julia Duarte had a hit and two walks.


Notre Dame 4 Burroughs 2 (Game one)

Burroughs managed nine hits and were 5 for 5 stealing bases, but managed to score only two runs because of poor baserunning and stranding runners on base.  Michelle Santiago and Brice Edrington were hot with the bats as they combined for seven hits.  Edrington was also effective on the mound, but was let down by poor defense as Burroughs allowed two unearned runs in the game on three errors in the final two innings as the Indians let a two run lead get away.  Edrington gave up six hits in six innings, striking out two and allowing only two earned runs.
Burroughs 16 Notre Dame 6 (Game two)
Burroughs continued to hit Notre Dame pitching, but in this game the hits found holes as the Indians blew out the Knights early to put this game away.  Burroughs scored in every inning of the game and got to Notre Dame pitcher Kate Chavez with runs early and often. Outfielder Brice Edrington and third baseman Michelle Santiago continued their hitting as they as they again combined for six hits.  However, this time the girls batting behind them supported their effort and drove in runs.  Junior pitcher Cheyenne Steward hit a home run over the deep centerfield fence, and also tripled off the wall to help herself. Freshman designated hitter Kaitlin Okimoto was 3 for 5 with 3 RBI’s, and sophomore centerfielder Delaney Nicol was 2 for 2, with a triple and two runs scored.  Steward pitched a great 4 1/3 innings before having to be replaced in the 5th inning after straining her hamstring delivering a pitch.  Her availability for Thursday’s big league tilt against Arcadia is in doubt.  Brice Edrington came in relief and pitched effectively 2 2/3 innings, but was plagued by two Burroughs miscues that led to four unearned runs.

Boys Volleyball:

Burbank vs. Burroughs (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank vs. Burroughs (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burroughs 3 Burbank 0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-15) SEE STORY

Burroughs 3 Glendale 0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-22)

Burbank 3 Arcadia 0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-22)

Stat Leaders- Derian Blandon: 7 kills; John You: 6 kills; Ryan Garcia: 19 assists; Mario Hernandez: 12 digs; Elijah Cowart: 10 digs


Boys Tennis:

Burroughs 18 Pasadena 0

Burroughs 13 Crescenta Valley 5

Burbank 9 Crescenta Valley 9 (Bulldogs win match on games, 64-63)

Burbank 14 Pasadena 4



Arcadia- 378, Burbank 415, Crescenta Valley 425, Burroughs 445

Result sheet for League #1 DeBell G.C. 3/14/13  
Arcadia Out 36 In 35 Total  71     John Burroughs Out 36 In 35 Total  71
Bryan Shin 38 36 74     Sean White 43 44 87
Jonathan Lai 39 31 70     Daniel Kesicbasian 38 43 81
Kevin Chen 41 37 78     Patrick Colbert 46 37 83
Andrew Baek 37 37 74     Garrit Green 49 57 106
William Oetojo 45 39 84     Konner Fairman 60 56 116
Showta Moriyama 42 40 82     Dylan McNeely 49 48 98
Totals     378     Totals     445
Crescenta Valley Out 36 In 35 Total  71     Glendale Out 36 In 35 Total  71
Paul Park 47 37 84     Russel Caletena 46 49 95
Cody Renfro 41 39 80     Kent Asano 43 47 90
Andrian Chia 44 38 82     Sammy Do 41 39 80
Tanner Bloks 49 39 88     Dong Yoo 48 47 95
Geo Labellarte 46 45 91            
Alvin Hong 52 50 102            
Totals     425     Totals      
Burbank Out 36 In 35 Total  71     Pasadena Out 36 In 35 Total  71
Brady Dunayer 47 37 84     Evan Davis 40 46 86
Roman Verciglio 43 40 83            
Jason Apinchapong 49 40 89            
Dylan Sherry 47 40 87            
Andy Chung 41 38 79            
Austin Tatka 42 40 82            
Totals 220 195 415     Totals      
Place Team Points Total     Low Medalist          Jonathan Lai   70
Arcadia H.S. 1 4 4     School Overall League  
Burbank H.S. 2 3 3     Arcadia 7 – 1 3-1  
Crescenta Valley H. S. 3 2 2     Burbank 8 – 1 3 – 1  
John Burroughs H.S. 4 1 1     John Burroughs 2 – 8 2- 3  
            Crescenta Valley 2 – 8 2 – 3  

Burbank 196 Crescenta Valley 229

                          Burbank High School Vs Crecenta Valley High School (Varsity)
  School:  Burbank      
  Player Out 36 In 36 Total
1 Brady Dunayer 39 37 76
2 Blake Newton 43 45 88
3 Janson Apinchapong 38 40 78
4 Austin Tatka 41 46 87
5 Dlyan Sherry 39 41 80
6 Roman Verciglio 39 38 77
  Team Totals: 196 201 398
  School:  Crescenta Valley      
  Player Out In Total
1 Tanner 51    
2 Gievanni 47 43  
3 Cody 41 42  
4 Rafael 46 48  
5 John 49 47  
6 Adrian 46    
  Team Totals: 229    

Burbank 218 Golden Valley 221

                          Burbank High School Vs Golden Valley High School (Varsity)
  School:  Burbank        
  Player Out 36 In 36 Total  
1 Brady Dunayer 41 39 80  
2 Andy Chung 44 DQ DQ  
3 Janson Apinchapong 43 39 82  
4 Austin Tatka 44 53 97  
5 Dlyan Sherry 51 45 96  
6 Roman Verciglio 46 43 89  
  Team Totals: 218 219 444  
  School:  Golden Valley        
  Player Out In Total  
1 Kameron 42 42 84  
2 Harrison 44 43 87  
3 Justin 43 DQ DQ  
4 Johnathan 41 43 84  
5 Jamal 58 47 105  
6 Spencer 51 46 97  
  Team Totals: 221 221 457  

Saugus 445 Burroughs 446

  John Burroughs High School                    
Date: 3/12           Location: DeBell     Par 71  
  Varsity Match                    
JBHS Player Name in out Score   Saugus Player Name in out Score  
1 Sean White 39 38 77   1 Braden Lewis 37 37 74  
2 Patrick Colbert 47 40 87   2 Aden De Los Reyes 43 42 85  
3 Sivakorn Losakul 46 48 94   3 Shane Cleavy 46 46 92  
4 Tnick Trivimol 48 48 96   4 Sean Curry 55 44 99  
5 Konner Fairman 45 47 92   5 Joey Oksas 54 47 101 d
6 Dylan McNeely 46 55 101 d 6 Jeremy Henderson 48 47 95  
  Team Total     446     Team Total     445  
  —————————>subtotals 223 221       ——————————->subtotals 228 216    
  Low Medalist:                    
  Braden Lewis     74              
              d deonotes dropped score        


Track and Field:

Girls Varsity

Arcadia 120 Burroughs 15



Tatiana Rizzotti                        14.3

Leanne Castillo                        14.7



Tatiana Rizzotti                        28.9

Kayla Avila                 29.4

Leanne Castillo                        30.9

Jordan Mejia                33.8



Kayla Avila                 69.2

Jordan Mejia                73.4

Natalie Amela              75.0



Gigi Chamberlain (2)   2:34

Dayanna Yanez           2:37

Natalie Hernandez       3:00

Jasmine De La Cueva  3:08



Gracia Innocentia (1)   5:34

Paige Roberts               6:03

Sammantha Fajardo     6:10

Rania Mataoui             6:15

Brianna Maya              6:46

Nicole Corea                7:53



Paige Roberts               13:15

Sammantha Fajardo     13:44

Rania Mataoui             14:13

Brianna Maya              14:33



Carissa Jackson (3)      18.3

Johanna Reyes             19.1

Carla Jimenez              25.7



Johanna Reyes             54.3

Carissa Jackson                       55.2

Carla Jimenez              63.7


4×100                          56.8





4×400                          4:37

Gigi Chamberlain         65.9

Dayanna Yanez                       69.2

Kayla Avila                 70.2

Leanne Castillo                        72.1



Ellaine Ilano (1)           8’


Ellaine Ilano

#9 JB G PV





Tatiana Rizzotti                        13’10

Ellaine Ilano                13’2

Talin Hallajian             12’6

Jamie Phan                  11’5.5



Ellaine Ilano                27’9

Jamie Phan                  26’8

Talin Hallajian             25’8



Ashley Sapone                         28’1

Kimberly Santos          24’2



Ashley Sapone (3)       70’1

Kimberly Santos          52’9


Girls Fr/So

A – 84, B – 52



Kristen Masuzumi (2)  13.7

Noelle Garcia (3)         13.8

Lauren Garcia              14.2

Savannah Casteneda    14.4



Kristen Masuzumi        29.1

Noelle Garcia               29.2

Savannah Casteneda    29.8

Jocelyn Navarro          32.6



Isabel Moran                70.1

Daisy Casteneda          70.7

Deanna Fierro              71.5

Hannah Cullen             74.0




Desiree Ruiz                2:31

Ashley Contreras         2:50

Betsy Ramirez             2:58

Bailey Harrison                        3:05

Ignatia Teresa              3:06

Maddy Davis               3:14



Miranda Acosta (3)      5:48

Eileen Eckles               6:02

Ashley Contreras         6:15

Betsy Ramirez             6:21

Bailey Harrison                        6:36

Maddy Davis               6:55

Ignatia Teresa              6:57

Lili Hooshivar              6:59



Miranda Acosta (2)      12:56

Eileen Eckles (3)          13:03



Gabriela Turla (1)        19.4

Arianna Leonardo (2)  19.6

Katherine Espinel (3)   19.8

Breanna McCallum      20.0



Arianna Leonardo (2)  56.4

Melissa Landeros         58.0

Katherine Espinel        60.0

Kersten Vititoe             63.2



Burroughs A                55.2

Burroughs B                55.7

Burroughs C                58.6

Burroughs D                60.9



Team C                                    5:06

Lauren Garcia              73.7

Brianna Castillo                       75.2

Jocelyn Navarro          76.7

Emily Wilson               80.5

Team B                                    5:09

Kristen Turner             70.7

Pamela San Juan          78.8

Cristina Valdez                        79.0

Emelie Honig               79.6

Team D                                    5:20

Ashley Contreras         74.3

Betsy Ramirez             76.8

Bailey Harrison                        78.3

Maddy Davis               91.1


Desiree Ruiz (1)           7’

Laura Rodriguez (3)     6’6



Breanna McCallum      4’

Arianna Leonardo        3’10

Alondra Santeliz          3’10

Gabriela Turla              3’10



Gabriela Turla (3)        13’5

Laura Rodriguez          13’2

Emily Gnasso              11’11

Genesis Gonzalez        11’3

Priscilla Ramirez          10’10.5

Maya Anding               9’11.5

Rhiannon Giever         9’6



Breanna McCallum (2)            30’8

Gabriela Turla              26’10

Emily Gnasso              24’11



Emory Goodwin (1)     25’11

Breanna McCallum (3)            23’5

Hennessy Hasbun        23’2.5

Carolina Zuniga                       22’

Alejandra Silva                        21’6

Olivia Villegas             21’6

Mariah Murcia             21’5

Alexa Gray                  21’4

Sarah Han                    21’1

Frankie Baker              19’5

Lili Leon                      19’3.5

Johanna Jimenez         17’7



Olivia Villegas (1)        69’9

Frankie Baker (2)         56’11

Sarah Han (3)              56’3

Mariah Murcia             54’3

Carolina Zuniga                       53’5

Hennessy Hasbun        52’6

Lili Leon                      52’1

Alexa Gray                  50’8

Alejandra Silva                        48’3

Johanna Jimenez         41’4

Emory Goodwin          39’2


Boys Varsity

Arcadia 97 Burroughs 39



Garrett Manoukian       12.3

Jose Guardia                12.4



Jose Guardia                25.7

Eric Casillas                 26.6



Augusto Corea (3)       54.5

Eric Casillas                 55.3



Everth Vargas (1)         2:11

Carvin Ortega (3)         2:33



Everth Vargas (1)         4:43

Francis Hilao (3)          4:49

Thomas Switzer                       4:58

Chris Van Dam                        5:00

Jarrett Duran                5:16

Carvin Ortega              5:30



Luis Celaya (1)                        10:13

Francis Hilao (3)          10:47

Chris Van Dam                        11:03

Jarrett Duran                11:31



Carlos Ortega (2)         17.5

Jacob Palilla                 19.8



Carlos Ortega (3)         42.9

Augusto Corea             46.5

Omar Nuriddin                        46.7

Jacob Palilla                 47.7


4×100                          DQ


4×400                          3:45

Everth Vargas              54.2

Jacob Palilla                 56.5

Eric Casillas                 57.0

Jose Guardia                57.9








Matt Schwartz (1)        13’

Albert Manukyan         9’

Mark Allsman              8’6

Brent Caballero                        8’

Nick Garduno              8’



Matt Schwartz (3)        5’4



Matt Schwartz (2)        19.5.5

Connor Holt                 18’3

Sean Vasquez              17’6

Josh Leyva                  16’11

Garrett Manoukian       16’7.5

Albert Manukyan         15’11



Garrett Manoukian (2) 39’4

Sean Vasquez              35’10

Albert Manukyan         34’8



Brian Jones (2)                        42’4

Matt Schwartz (3)        39’9

Jason Hamm                36’5

Andrew Bui                 34’2

Ermar Cruz                  33’6

Deon Castillo               31’11

Matt Manarchy                        30’



Ermar Cruz                  113’4

Jason Hamm                90’4

Brian Jones                  89’10

Deon Castillo               83’2

Andrew Bui                 76’7

Matt Manarchy                        67’1


Boys Fr/So

B – 81, A – 55



Niko Guerrero (3)        11.6

Corwin Scherer                        11.9

Victor Salazar              12.4

Dylan Garcia               12.9



Niko Guerrero                         24.1

Victor Salazar              25.3

Hunter Guerin              25.7

Michael Huynh                        26.1




Michael Huynh                        57.9

Dimitri Magallon          58.2

Hunter Guerin              58.5



Cole Wantland (2)       2:20

Dion Mokhtari             2:25

Sergio Orozco              2:26

David Carrillo              2:27

Daniel Beimford          2:28

Christian Fuentes         2:31

Andrew Garcia                        2:31

Seth Battilana               2:31

Justin Villagran                        2:32

David Olympia                        2:32

Quang Nguyen             2:34

Eddy Goshorn             2:36

Trent Harrison             2:37

Adam Villalpando       2:38

Manne Green               2:39

Jared Perez                  2:40

Branden Campos         2:40

Matthew Cardenas       2:41

Aaron Palilla                2:41

Cody Avila                  2:41

Jack Bogart                  2:41



Andrew Barrondo (2)  4:55

George Tello (3)          4:57

Sergio Orozco              5:09

Jack Howe                   5:10

Andrew Garcia                        5:16

Daniel Beimford          NT

Seth Battilana               NT

David Olympia                        NT

Matthew Cardenas       NT

David Carrillo              NT

Dion Mokhtari             NT

Manne Green               NT

Justin Villagran                        NT

Aaron Palilla                NT

Kris Buranasombati     NT

Trent Harrison             NT

Jack Bogart                  NT

Quang Nguyen             NT

Adam Villalpando       NT

Christian Fuentes         NT

Cody Avila                  NT

Jared Perez                  NT







Garrett Boulais (2)       9:54.9

Shane Thompson (3)   9:56.4

George Tello                10:49

Jack Howe                   11:17


Garrett Boulais

#5 JB BSF 3200


Shane Thompson

#7 JB BSF 3200



Nathan Bradley (1)      16.9

Corwin Scherer (2)      17.1

Emerson Sosa (3)         17.7


Nathan Bradley

#9 JB BSF 110H



Nathan Bradley (1)      45.3

Emerson Sosa (2)         47.3

Liam Taylor                 62.0


4×100                          46.5


Team A                                    3:53

Victor Salazar              56.0

Dimitri Magallon          57.9

Christian Fuentes         59.6

Hunter Guerin              60.0

Team C                                    4:10

David Carrillo              61.2

Dion Mokhtari             62.4

Eddy Goshorn             62.9

Seth Battilana               64.1

Team B                                    4:19

Dylan Garcia               61.6

David Olympia                        63.7

Nathan Soriano                        67.1

Ford Wagner                67.5

Team D                                    4:24

Daniel Beimford          62.5

Trent Harrison             65.5

Justin Villagran                        67.7

Branden Campos         69.2







Kent Truong (1)           10’

Ben Mathov (3)                       7’



Emerson Sosa (2)         5’

Jeremy Phan                4’6



Niko Guerrero (1)        18’9

Nathan Bradley                        16’7

Jaremy Phan                16’4

Michael Fajardo           15’8.5

Gordon Cunningham   14’6

Ben Mathov                 14’3

Oscar Gake                  12’0



Corwin Scherer (1)      37’6

Ben Mathov (3)                       32’6

Michael Fajardo           31’4



Austin Bui (2)              38’0.5

Henry Minzes              36’2.5

Nick Phillippi               30’7.5



Henry Minzes (3)         90’3

Austin Bui                   84’9

Nick Phillippi               78’



March 14, 2013


Girls Varsity

Glendale 68  Burroughs 60  

Burroughs 86  Pasadena 42



Tatiana Rizzotti                        14.2

Leanne Castillo                        14.7



Tatiana Rizzotti                        28.7

Natalie Amela              32.7

Jordan Mejia                33.5

Jessica Sanchez                       36.1



Jordan Mejia                71.9

Natalie Amela              74.7



Sammantha Fajardo     2:47

Paige Roberts               2:56

Rania Mataoui             3:00

Brianna Maya              3:07

Jasmine De La Cueva  3:10



Paige Roberts (2)         6:00

Gigi Chamberlain         6:11

Dayanna Yanez                       6:21

Rania Mataoui             6:26

Jasmine De La Cueva  6:55

Brianna Maya              7:01

Nicole Corea                7:38



Gigi Chamberlain (2)   13:39

Dayanna Yanez (3)      13:55



Carissa Jackson (1)      17.8

Johanna Reyes (2)       18.6

Carla Jimenez              26.2



Johanna Reyes (1)       53.3

Carissa Jackson (2)      53.9

Carla Jimenez              64.8


4×100                          55.4





4×400                          4:52

Sammantha Fajardo     69.9

Leanne Castillo                        70.4

Johanna Reyes             70.6

Rania Mataoui             75.0



Ellaine Ilano (1)           8’





Tatiana Rizzotti (2)      12’10

Talin Hallajian (3)        12’8

Ellaine Ilano                12’4

Jamie Phan                  11’1.5



Ellaine Ilano (1)           27’11.5

Jamie Phan (2)             26’10

Talin Hallajian (3)        25’6.5



Ashley Sapone (1)       28’3

Kimberly Santos (2)     14’10



Ashley Sapone (1)       72’11

Kimberly Santos (3)     54’3


Girls Fr/So

B – 134, G – 1

B – 130, P – 5  



Kristen Masuzumi (1)  13.5

Noelle Garcia (2)         13.9

Lauren Garcia (3)        14.1

Camila Franco             14.6

Jaymie Olea                 14.9

Jocelyn Navarro          15.0

Brittany Garcia                        15.1

Brianna Castillo                       15.7

Emily Wilson               16.4

Cynthia Monteros        17.1













Noelle Garcia (1)         28.9

Kristen Masuzumi (2)  28.9

Camila Franco (3)        29.0

Lauren Garcia              30.2

Jaymie Olea                 30.8

Brianna Castillo           33.2

Brittany Garcia                        33.7

Emily Wilson               33.8

Calista Whitecotton      34.6

Emelie Honig               34.7

Cynthia Monteros        36.7



Isabel Moran (1)          67.9

Deanna Fierro (2)        69.9

Savannah Casteneda (3)          71.9

Emelie Honing             82.2



Desiree Ruiz (1)           2:35

Miranda Acosta (2)      2:36

Eileen Eckles (3)          2:49

Priscilla Ramirez          3:02

Tatiana Marin              3:12

Cristina Valdez                        3:18

Jennifer Diaz               3:23

Mila Santos                  3:23

Rhiannon Giever         3:39



Miranda Acosta (1)      5:40

Eileen Eckles (2)          6:01

Desiree Ruiz (3)           6:05

Ashley Contreras         6:11

Betsy Ramirez             6:37

Bailey Harrison                        6:48

Ignatia Teresa              6:58

Maddy Davis               7:01

Lili Hooshivar              7:09



Ashley Contreras (1)    13:39

Betsy Ramirez (2)        14:16

Bailey Harrison (3)      15:02



Arianna Leonardo (1)  18.7

Breanna McCallum (2)            19.2

Gabreila Turla (2)        19.2

Katherine Espinel        20.1

Alondra Santeliz          22.3

Kristin Turner              22.5





Arianna Leonardo (1)  55.0

Katherine Espinel (2)   59.8

Alondra Santeliz (3)     63.9

Kristin Turner              64.2



Team A (1)                  54.9

Team B                                    58.3

Team C                                    59.9



Team A                                    4:33

Desiree Ruiz                66.0

Noelle Garcia               67.7

Kristen Masuzumi        69.5

Miranda Acosta                       70.4

Team B                                    4:46

Deanna Fierro              70.3

Arianna Leonardo        71.7

Isabel Moran                72.1

Kristin Turner              72.9

Team C                                    5:00

Jaymie Olea                 71.8

Laura Rodriguez          72.9

Hannah Cullen             76.4

Alondra Santeliz          79.5



Desiree Ruiz (1)           7’6

Laura Rodriguez (2)     6’6



Arianna Leonardo (1)  4’

Alondra Santeliz (1)     4’

Breanna McCallum (3)            4’

Gabriela Turla (3)        4’



Gabriela Turla (1)        13’7.5

Laura Rodriguez (2)     13’5.5

Emily Gnasso (3)         12’1

Priscilla Ramirez          10’10

Genesis Gonzalez        10’7.5



Breanna McCallum (1)            28’6

Gabriela Turla (2)        26’2

Emily Gnasso (3)         25’9.5









Emory Goodwin (1)     26’6

Hennessy Hasbun (2)  24’3

Breanna McCallum      23’5.5

Lili Leon                      23’0.5

Carolina Zuniga                       23’0.5

Alexa Gray                  22’0.5



Olivia Villegas (1)        74’4

Sarah Han (2)              64’9

Mariah Murcia             60’10

Megan Ly-Lim             59’9

Frankie Baker              57’2

Alejandra Silva                        47’4


Boys Varsity

Glendale 74  Burroughs 62 

Burroughs 80  Pasadena 56



Jose Guardia                12.6

Davion Barker             12.7



Jose Guardia                25.6

Eric Casillas                 25.9



Augusto Corea (2)       53.4

Eric Casillas                 55.9



Francis Hilao (2)          2:10

Jarrett Duran                2:18

Chris Van Dam                        2:20

Thomas Switzer                       2:24



Francis Hilao (2)          4:45

Luis Celaya                  4:50

Chris Van Dam                        4:57

Thomas Switzer                       4:58

Jarrett Duran                5:06

Carvin Ortega              5:28



Luis Celaya (1)                        10:16

Carvin Ortega              12:13



Carlos Ortega (3)         17.1

Jacob Palilla                 19.6

Omar Nuriddin                        22.9




Carlos Ortega (3)         43.5

Augusto Corea             43.7

Omar Nuriddin                        47.8

Jacob Palilla                 48.6


4×100                          47.5


4×400                          3:43

Jacob Palilla                 55.8

Eric Casillas                 55.9

Carlos Ortgea               56.1

Francis Hilao               56.2



Matt Schwartz (1)        13’

Mark Allsman (3)        9’6

Nick Garduno              8’6

Albert Manukyan         8’6



Matt Schwartz (2)        5’6

Keith Lohacharoen (3) 5’2

Nick Garduno              5’2



Matt Schwartz (2)        18’8

Connor Holt (3)                       18’6

Josh Leyva                  17’3.5

Sean Vasquez              16’2

James Cacapit              15’1

Ricky Cam                   13’3



Sean Vasquez (3)         36’8

Keith Lohacharoen      36’6

Albert Manukyan         34’9



Brian Jones (1)                        42’8.5

Matt Schwartz (2)        39’11

Jason Hamm                36’10

Andrew Bui                 34’3

Matt Manarchy                        29’11



Ermar Cruz (1)             106’10

Jason Hamm (2)          99’4

Brian Jones (3)                        97’8

Deon Castillo               89’7

Tony Phi                      69’8






Boys Fr/So

B – 103, G – 29

B – 106, P – 26



Niko Guerrero (2)        11.5

Hunter Guerin              12.5

Michael Huynh                        12.7



Niko Guerrero (2)        23.9

Hunter Guerin              25.0

Michael Huynh                        26.0

Nathan Soriano                        29.2



Dimitri Magallon          56.9

Michael Molina                        57.3

Michael Fajardo           62.7

Dylan Garcia               68.5



Shane Thompson (1)   2:11

Cole Wantland (2)       2:15

Garrett Boulais (3)       2:16



Shane Thompson (1)   4:37

Garrett Boulais (2)       4:47

Cole wantland (3)        4:54

Andrew Barrondo        4:57

George Tello                4:57

Jack Howe                   5:02

Sergio Orozco              5:10

Andrew Garcia                        5:13

Christian Fuentes         5:16

Seth Battilana               5:17

Daniel Beimford          5:18

Justin Villagran                        5:18

David Carrillo              5:20

Matthew Cardenas       5:20

Dion Mokhtari             5:21

Quang Nguyen             5:22

Aaron Palilla                5:23

Manne Green               5:27

David Olympia                        5:28

Jared Perez                  5:29

Kris Buranasombati     5:30

Kevin Zuniga               5:30

Jack Bogart                  5:31

Trent Harrison             5:36

Adan Villalpando        5:38

Branden Campos         5:42

Eddy Goshorn             6:00

Mitchel Fernando         6:13



George Tello (1)          10:34

Andrew Barrondo (2)  10:46

Jack Howe (3)             10:50

Andrew Garcia                        11:14

Christian Fuentes         11:14

Manne Green               11:18

Matthew Cardenas       11:22

Daniel Beimford          11:24

Quang Nguyen             11:33

Sergio Orozco              11:33

Justin Villagran                        11:33

David Carrillo              11:35

Jared Perez                  11:39

Seth Battilana               11:44

Kevin Zuniga               11:46

Adam Villalpando       11:48

Jack Bogart                  11:49

Aaron Palilla                11:52

David Olympia                        11:53

Trent Harrison             11:59

Dion Mokhtari             12:08

Branden Campos         12:14

Eddy Goshorn             12:28

Mitchel Fernando         12:52



Corwin Scherer (1)      16.9

Nathan Bradley (2)      17.4

Emerson Sosa (3)         19.5


Corwin Scherer

#9 JB BSF 110H



Nathan Bradley (1)      44.4

Emerson Sosa (2)         47.0

Liam Taylor (3)                       57.8


4×100                          DQ


Team A                                    3:53

Cole Wantland             57.2

Michael Huynh                        57.4

Shane Thompson         59.3

Garrett Boulais             60.2

Team B                                    4:02

Hunter Guerin              56.6

Dimitri Magallon          59.0

Emerson Sosa              59.3

Ford Wagner                68.2





Kent Truong (1)           10’6



Emerson Sosa (1)         5’4

Nathan Bradley (3)      4’10

Corwin Scherer                        4’10

Jeremy Phan                4’6

Liam Taylor                 4’6



Niko Guerrero (1)        19’0.5

Jeremy Phan (2)           15’10

Gordon Cunningham(3)           15’7

Michael Fajardo           14’11

Oscar Gake                  12’0



Corwin Sherer (1)        37’6

Jeremy Phan                34’9.5

Ben Mathov (3)                       34’

Michael Fajardo           31’2.5



Austin Bui (1)              37’8

Henry Minzes (2)         36’7.5

Nick Phillippi (3)         33’9.5



Henry Minzes (1)         93’7

Austin Bui (2)              90’

Nick Phillippi (3)         85’


Burroughs Sweeps Burbank 3-0 in Boys Volleyball

Burbank vs. Burroughs (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank vs. Burroughs (Photo by Ross A. Benson)



By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor


Three-time defending league champion Burroughs defeated Burbank 25-15, 25-14, 25-15 yesterday at Burbank High. JBHS is currently ranked No. 5 in CIF Division II.


Burroughs blocked Burbank's path to a victory on Thursday (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burroughs blocked Burbank’s path to a victory on Thursday (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Daniel Jacobs had eight kills while Nick Van Loo and Daniel Marbach each had five kills for the Indians. Danny Casillas had 10 digs and BJ Lagmay had 16 assists as Burroughs improved to 8-2 overall and 2-0 in Pacific League play.

“Today was a solid match for our team. We came out focused and prepared,” Burroughs Coach Joel Brinton said. “We still have a lot of work to do to get to where we want to be but today was a step in the right direction.”

Burbank fell to 2-4 overall and 2-1 in league.

“Today Burroughs showed why they are the defending league champion, and the favorite to repeat again this year. We did not show up today,” Burbank Coach Patrick McMenamin said. “Our unforced errors prevented us from establishing any kind of offensive rhythm. Against strong teams, there’s less room for error. We need to play more aggressive the next time we face off.”



High School Sports Weekly Recap

By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor



The Burroughs baseball team swept a double header against visiting Dos Pueblos Saturday, notching a 5-4 win in game one and a 1-0 win in game two.

Junior Cameron Rodriguez had a pair of singles and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh, reading a ball in the dirt from third base and narrowly avoiding a tag at the plate. Senior Brandon Ortega also put in a 2-for-3 day and notched the win with three innings of hitless relief.
Senior Luis Pereyra got the game one start for the Indians and worked around poor defense, going four innings and giving up four runs–two earned–while surrendering three hits, one walk and striking out five.
The story of game two was pitching, as senior Daniel Barraza went the distance, giving up a pair of hits and one walk, while striking out seven for his first win of the year.
The Indians plated the only run of game two with a sacrifice bunt from Ortega.
Burroughs returns to action Friday at 3:30, as it opens up Pacific League play with a visit from Arcadia.

(Easton Tournament)

Burroughs 5 Westlake 4 (9 innings)

The Burroughs baseball team won in walk-off fashion, pushing the decisive run across in the bottom of the ninth to notch a 5-4 win against visiting Westlake in the teams’ final game of the Easton tournament. 

Senior shortstop Brian Pozos hit a first-pitch breaking ball up the middle to plate senior catcher Chris Davies for the win.

Senior Brandon Ortega notched his first win of the season with 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, allowing one hit and striking out four. Senior Miles Haddad did not factor into the decision spite four strong innings in his first start of the season. He gave up a single earned run while scattering five hits and striking out three.

Sophomore Noah Hoed and Junior Cameron Rodriguez both finished with a double and a single on the day. 

Haddad, Davies, Akira Abderrahman and Luis Pereyra also tallied hits for the Indians (2-3).


West Ranch 5 Burbank 1

Burbank fell behind 3-0 after the first inning and only recorded four hits on the afternoon. Hector Rodriguez had a single and an RBI for the Bulldogs who finished 2-3 in the Easton Tournament.


Wildwood 12 Providence 11

Providence 23 Sherman Indian 11


Boys Volleyball:

Burbank 3 Crescenta Valley 0 (36-34, 25-22, 28-26)

John You: 9 kills, 3 blocks; Ryan Garcia: 25 assists, 9 digs; Josh Wright: 7 kills; Derian Blandon: 11 digs

Palos Verdes 3 Burroughs 1 (25-19, 26-28, 25-11, 25-19)

Canyon 3 Burbank 2 (22-25, 23-25, 25-13, 25-20, 15-12)

Elijah Cowart: 7 kills; Justin Saisirikul: 7 kills; Joseph Servin: 7 kills, 2 blocks; Derian Blandon: 12 digs; Josh Wright: 2 blocks; Ryan Garcia: 36 assists



(Hart Tournament)

Burbank took 2nd place in the Hart Tourney. Caitlyn Brooks had 30 strikeouts and is leading the state of California in ERA and second in strikeouts in the state for a sophomore.

Burbank 4 Chatsworth 1

Caitlyn Brooks had 14 strikeouts and Jazmin Orozco was 2-3 with a double and 2 RBIs. Bridgette Pisa was 1-1 with 2 walks and Cailtyn Brooks was 1-3 and 1 run scored and Ashley Russo was 1-3 with a RBI.

Highland 2 Burbank 0 (Championship)

Highland has UCLA’s 2015 pitcher Rachel Garcia on the team. Caitlyn Brooks had 16 strikeouts. Laina Do was 1 for 3 with a stolen base and Jazmin Orozco was 1 for 3 and Ashley Russo was 1 for 2.


(Simi Valley Tournament)

La Reina 4 Burroughs 0

Burroughs managed only 4 hits, and made 3 errors in the field to give the victory to the Regents.  Burroughs had leadoff hits in three consecutive innings but managed to strand 5 runners on base for the game.  Pitcher Brice Edrington pitched great for Burroughs, allowing only 4 hits, but was let down by her defense, giving up 3 unearned runs.  Burroughs received hits from Michelle Santiago, Edrington, Aimee Rodriguez, and Tori Talavera. 

Burroughs 4 Paso Robles 2

Cheyenne Steward pitched the Indians to victory and evened their record at 3-3, giving Burroughs 7th place in the Simi Valley Tournament.  The Indians went behind 1-0 in the first inning, but responded in the second inning as junior DH Lahela Bautista hit a booming solo home run to even the score.  Trailing 2-1 in the third inning, Burroughs pushed across 3 runs.  Sophomore centerfielder Delaney Nicol opened the inning with a line drive single to center.  Michelle Santiago reached base on an infield single, and was followed by a walk to Brice Edrington to load the bases.  Steward then beat out an infield single to score a run, and that was followed by a single by freshman shortstop Kaitlin Okimoto to score two runs and put the Indians up by a score of 4-2.  Steward then went to work and relied on a solid defense to seal the victory for the Indians. On the day, Steward gave up 5 hits, 2 earned runs, while walking 2 batters.  

Burroughs will now play a doubleheader at Notre Dame on Tuesday, with games at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  They then open up league play with a tough game on the road against Arcadia on Thursday afternoon.  After that, the Indians will head to La Jolla, CA to take part in the “Duds by Dudes Torrey Invitational” during their spring break.

Burroughs 6 South Torrance 0 (Game One)

South Torrance 13 Burroughs 10 (Game Two)


Girls Basketball:

(State Playoffs)

Providence 42 Tri-City Christian 29

Sierra Canyon 78 Providence 30



Burroughs 16 Glendale 2

Arcadia 10 Burbank 8



Canyon 94 Burroughs 76 (BOYS)

Canyon 89 Burroughs 70 (GIRLS)



Burroughs 227 Pasadena 320

John Burroughs High School
Date: 3/5 Location: DeBell Par 36
Varsity Match
JBHS Player Name Score San Marino Player Name Score
1 Sean White 50 1 Evan Davis 40
2 Daniel Kesicbasian 43 2 Tanner 67
3 Dylan McNeely 52 d 3 Sebastian 72
4 Tnick Trivimol 46 4 William 70
5 Patrick Colbert 43 5 Taryn 71
6 Garrit Green 45 6
Team Total 227 Team Total 320
Low Medalist:
Evan Davis 40

Burbank 223 Temple City 262

                        Burbank High School Vs Temple City  High School (Varsity)
School:  Burbank
Player Out 35 In 35 Total
1 Janson Apinchapong 44 44
2 Andy Chung 46 46
3 Austin Tatka 45 45
4 Blake Newton 44 44
5 Dlyan Sherry 44 44
6 Eric Kouyoumdjian 47 47
Team Totals: 223 223
School:  Temple City
Player Out In Total
1 Kevin Chan 45 45
2 Ausin Pok 53 53
3 Cody Dearth 43 43
4 Ethan Bang 62 62
5 Kalvin He 59 59
Team Totals: 262 262



Burbank 109 Hoover 27 (BOYS)

MEET Burbank v. Hoover
DATE 3/7/2013
1st Place (5) 2nd Place (3) 3rd Place (1) SCORE
4 x 100 45.83 Burbank 48.83 Hoover 5 0
1600 4:32.8 Zadoorian H 4:33.1 Trejo H 4:33.6 Corea B 1 8
110HH 16.62 Palacio B 16.92 Afzali B 17.5 Patel B 9 0
400 51.68 Cantong B 55.13 Cornejo B 55.48 Ha H 8 1
100 11.81 Williams B 12.24 Torrez B 12.26 Walker B 9 0
800 2:02.66 Mkrtchyan B 2:06.6 Zadoorian H 2:08.8 Trejo H 5 4
300H 43.89 Palacio B 44.32 Afzali B 45.66 Pulgarin B 9 0
200 23.53 Cantong B 24.47 Cornejo B 24.59 Torrez B 9 0
3200 9:51.59 Choe B 10:01.2 Trejo H 10:30.7 Itagaki B 6 3
4 x 400 3:44.6 Hoover 3:49.9 Burbank 0 5
HJ 5-6 Zadoorian H 5-4 Walker B 5-4 Strang B Tie 4 5
PV 11-0 Miranda B 11-0 Pulgarin B 8-0 Gibbons B 9 0
LJ 19-8 Palacio B 19-2 Kang B 18-11 Yim B 9 0
TJ 39-1 Palacio B 36-8 Afzali B 35-5 Walker B 9 0
SP 39-6.5 Lee B 39-5.5 Hurtado B 37-9 Kerr B 8 1
DT 142-7 Hurtado B 114-8 Gibbons B 111-10 Lee B 9 0
109 27

Burbank 126 Hoover 7 (GIRLS)

MEET Burbank v. Hoover
DATE 3/7/2013
1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place SCORE
4 x 100 56.39 Burbank 5 0
1600 5:55.1 Ignacio B 6:05 Sanchez B 6:16 Gonzalez B 9 0
100H 19.34 Anassian B 20.62 Guerrero B 8 0
400 62.37 Martil B 1:10 Curtis B 8 0
100 13.25 Tomitsa B 13.70 Zepeda B 15.52 Flores H 8 1
800 2:38.5 Ignacio B 2:44.1 Fernandez B 2:47.8 Stevenson B 9 0
300H 52.77 Gevorkian B 56.12 Anassian B 1:01.2 Guerrero B 9 0
200 27.65 Tomitsa B 27.97 Zepeda B 30.93 Williams H 8 1
3200 12:23.6 Minassian H 12:54.1 Sanchez B 13:14 Stevenson B 4 5
4 x 400 4:33 Burbank 4:53 Hoover 5 0
HJ 4-2 McCord B 4-2 Frazier B 4-0 Gevorkian B Tie 9 0
PV 7-0 Fiumani B 6-0 Baghdasarian B 8 0
LJ 14-11.5 Gevorkian B 14-4 Curtis B 13-10.5 Frazier B 9 0
TJ 30-1 McCord B 29-5 Zakevosian B 24-9.5 Emi B 9 0
SP 27-2.75 Khajehmal B 25-4.5 Vuncannon B 22-7.75 Medina B 9 0
DT 85-0 Vuncannon B 82-1 Medina B 73-6 Anassian B 9 0
126 7

Winter Sports All-League Selections Announced

By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor


Here are the Burbank and Burroughs All-League selections for boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball and boys basketball- 


Boys Soccer:

Coach of the Year: Mike Kodama, Burroughs


Brian Arzate, Player of the Year

Manny Celio, 1st team
Jorman Herrera, 1st team
Brandon Gerlach, 1st team
Michael Conrad, 1st team

Xavi Izquieta, 2nd team
VJ Salazar, 2nd team

Elliot Whitecotton, honorable mention


Co-MVP Brian Arzate (Photo courtesy of Mike Kodama)

Co-MVP Brian Arzate (Photo courtesy of Mike Kodama)

Brian Arzate is the first Burroughs soccer player to receive this honor since Jeff Honicky in 2000.

Previous player of the years include:

Jeff Honicky, 2000

Miguel Meneses, 1998

Jose Munoz, 1997

Jesus Diaz, 1995

Roberto Perez, 1993 and 1994

Ruben Ramos, 1992

“I am very happy that Brian received this honor. He had a tremendous season for us,” Burroughs Coach Mike Kodama said. “He came to play everyday and was our field general. He ran the team and set the tempo for us. He led the team in attack, often making the first pass to get us started and he led our team on defense, making the plays to stop the other team or hustling back to help his teammates.

“Brian was our engine. Even more than this, Brian is a true leader and an example of all that is great in high school sports. He put his heart and soul into this team and it showed in our performance. We are very proud of Brian.”


Christian Garcia, 2nd team

Josue Gonzalez, 2nd team

Dennis Palacio, honorable mention


Girls Soccer:


Brittany Mata, 1st team

Tatiana Rizzotti, 1st team 

Brooke Hazard, 2nd team 

Emma Pineiro, honorable mention


Natalie Muller, 1st team

Maddie Carlborg, 2nd team

Alessia Dal Monte, honorable mention


Girls Basketball:

Coach of the Year: Vicky Oganyan, Burroughs



Co-MVP Aysia Shellmire(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Co-MVP Aysia Shellmire
(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Aysia Shellmire , Co-Player of the Year                                   

Davina Del Castillo, 1st team  

Sidney Ortega, 2nd team      

Jakarra Waddell, honorable mention 

“Being named Co-MVP is a great accomplishment and honor for Aysia and shows her growth as a player and person in the last four years,” Burroughs Coach Vicky Oganyan said. “It also develops confidence and sets a precedent for other players who go through our program.”           


Courtney Seidler, 1st team                                    

Jamie Gonzalez, 2nd team                                    

Aja Locke, 2nd team                                            

Ashley Linda, honorable mention


Boys Basketball:


Richard Elmoyan, 2nd team 

Sarkis Kariam,  honorable mention


Lawrence White, 1st team

Kalen Verhoeven, honorable mention







Burroughs Softball Sets Sail in Quest to Four-Peat

Burroughs will be seeking a fourth consecutive league title (Photos by Dick Dornan)

Burroughs will be seeking a fourth consecutive league title (Photos by Dick Dornan)


By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor 

After winning a third consecutive league title a year ago, the Burroughs Indians softball team faces its toughest challenge in 2013. In order to “4-peat” and remain champions of the city, Burroughs must hold off a determined and talented Burbank squad as well as Crescenta Valley and Arcadia.

Defending its title will not be easy. But for Coach Doug Nicol, he wouldn’t have it any other way.

Coach Doug Nicol

Coach Doug Nicol

“We’ve kind of set a standard really high that it would be an insult to the girls who participate in this program if we don’t think about winning a fourth league title in a row,” Nicol said. “Until someone knocks us off, then they are going to have to come and beat us to get it. We are not going to give it to them. My expectation is to win a league title again.”

Nicol, who took over the program in 2011 for Jose Valle, has all the pieces to the puzzle to defend the throne. It’s just a matter of making them fit smoothly and most importantly, cohesively.

Referring to this year’s squad as “very deep,” Nicol will rely on a plethora of young talent to overcome the graduation of its top pitcher and catcher from last season.

“We have great depth. That is our strength,” Nicol said. “We literally have two or three kids at any position that are capable of starting for almost any team in our league.”

Burroughs returns eight lettermen including four starters from a 2012 team that went 24-4 overall and 13-1 in the Pacific League. Replacing All-League pitcher Haley Schulman and All-League catcher Shannon Trujillo are the first priorities of business for Nicol.

Senior captain Brice Edrington

Senior captain Brice Edrington

The lone senior on JBHS, Brice Edrington, and junior Cheyenne Steward, will compete for the No. 1 spot in the rotation.

“Neither of them have been the number one for us before. Until you turn the lights on and they pitch against the really good teams in our non-league games, you don’t know how it will turn out,” Nicol explained. “It’s a matter of us as coaches being able to develop them into the pitchers we need. If we get the pitching, then the rest will follow.”

Edrington, the team’s captain, will have the opportunity to take the mound for the Indians despite not having pitched since the eighth grade.

“It means a lot actually. I decided to take on that role,” said Edrington, a three-year varsity player. “I’m excited because I am the only senior on the team and it’s going to be cool to bond with the younger girls. I’ve taken on the leadership role and I hope to lead them to victory.”

The defense for Burroughs will be a strong point (Photo by Dick Dornan)

The defense for Burroughs will be a strong point (Photo by Dick Dornan)

Her battery mate will be sophomore Michelle Santiago, a first-team all-league selection last season.

“She is a special player. She has all the talent in the world to be the best hitter in the league,” Nicol said.

Junior Aimee Rodriguez, who will see time at first and third base, junior outfielders Sidney Ortega and Jessica Little, sophomore second baseman Delaney Nicol, sophomore shortstop Kailanie Oasay, and freshman Kaitlin Okimoto will also be counted on to contribute right away.

“We have a lot of talent out here. We need to stay strong mentally on the field, having the confidence out there and being able to take discipline,” Edrington said.

Burroughs softball (Photo by DIck Dornan)

Burroughs softball (Photo by DIck Dornan)

Burroughs begins its season on Saturday against Westlake in the Simi Valley Tournament. The Indians will also participate in the “Duds by Dudes” Tournament in La Jolla during spring break.

The quest to win four league titles in a row starts on March 14 at Arcadia at 3:30 p.m.

“I’m super excited. We’ve won three straight league titles. And for the first time in a long time we are not the one with the bull’s eye on our back,” Nicol said. “Now everyone is talking about Burbank and Crescenta Valley. So I think it takes a little pressure off our kids because we’ve been the hunted. I’m excited because I think we have just a good a chance as anybody.”


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Burroughs Baseball Striving to be King of the Hill in 2013



Coach Kiel Holmes (Photos by Ross A. Benson)

Coach Kiel Holmes (Photos by Ross A. Benson)


By Rick Assad
Special to BurbankNBeyond

You know that baseball is right around the corner when the weather begins to warm, the birds are chirping, and the days become longer.

Daniel Barraza

Daniel Barraza

And so it is for Burroughs High, which finished 2012 with a 12-15 overall record, 9-5 in Pacific League play for fourth place, and lost to Ventura, 4-1, in the opening round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs.

What does 2013 have in store for the Tribe?

Second-year Head Coach Kiel Holmes expects more wins than losses, and will rely upon a deep and talented pitching staff, along with several players leading the way.

“We’re returning key pieces from last season,” Holmes said. “We’ve built something good, and I think we’re going to be one of the last teams standing for the league title.”

Most successful baseball teams are built around pitching, and the Indians have an ace in senior Daniel Barraza, who throws in the low-to-mid 80s, and is coming off a season in which he struck out 23 batters in 20 innings, and had a 3.64 earned-run average.

“He’s really worked on his location,” said Holmes of the 6-foot-4 left-hander. “He’s focused in on throwing strikes.”

Luis Pereyra

Luis Pereyra

Barraza is backed by senior Luis Pereyra, who is the No. 2 hurler, and was named all-league second-team after posting a 1.10 ERA in 17 innings. When not on the mound, Pereyra will play third base.

“Luis has struggled some with his location,” Holmes explained. “He’s able to throw several pitches effectively, and he threw a two-hit, complete-game shutout against Burbank to end the season and send us to the playoffs.”

Senior Brandon Ortega is the closer and has adopted a “submarine-style” motion this past summer, and according to Holmes, has retired some of the better hitters in Southern California.

 “He has the potential to be all-league,” Holmes said.

Additionally, Ortega will make some starts and be in center field when not pitching.

Cameron Rodriguez warms up in the bullpen (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Cameron Rodriguez warms up in the bullpen (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The rest of the staff includes sophomore Thomas Wilson, a 6-4 right-hander who will eat up innings, senior Miles Haddad, who throws slightly below side-arm, and junior Cameron Rodriguez, a lefty who pounds the strike zone and has a good breaking ball.

Senior Patrick Christopher will spend the majority of time at first base and hit as the designated hitter as well.

“Patrick played on the junior varsity last season, but he’s going to be an important bat in the middle of the order,” Holmes said.

Sophomore Noah Hoed will also play first base and the outfield.

“Noah’s a big kid at 6-6 and is just coming into his own,” said Holmes. “He’s starting to develop and has natural power. He has good speed and huge power potential. This is a player with an incredibly high ceiling.”

Haddad, who batted .263 and had seven runs batted in, will play second base.

“In my opinion, Miles is the best defensive second baseman in the league,” Holmes said. “He has great hands and footwork.”

Haddad is backed by junior Anthony Robles, who can also play third base, and is the “most improved” player according to Holmes.

Rodriguez transferred from Notre Dame in Sherman Oaks, and will also see action in right field.

“He’s very strong and still developing, and will be a solid hitter who can hit to all fields,” said Holmes.

Brian Pozos

Brian Pozos

Senior Brian Pozos will start at shortstop, and is coming off a campaign in which he was an all-league, first-team performer after hitting .353 in league, with 12 runs scored, 10 stolen bases and eight RBIs.

Senior Chris Davies is the primary catcher and will lead off at the top of the order. Davies made honorable mention after batting .323 with 10 stolen bases, 11 runs tallied and eight RBIs.

“He has a strong throwing arm and was among the team leaders in average, on-base percentage, runs and stolen bases,” said Holmes. 

Senior Jimmy Cramer will patrol left field after leading the junior varsity in hits.

“Jimmy’s bat really blossomed in the summer,” Holmes said.

Senior Akira Abderrahman will see time in right field and is ready to break out.

“He batted .500 in the summer, but didn’t play winter ball,” said Holmes.

Every team can use sophomore Aidan Anding’s skill set because he’s capable of playing in the infield and outfield, and is among the best utility players in the league according to Holmes.

Junior Tyler Renta is the reserve catcher, and will also play in the outfield and be the DH.

Burroughs will participate in the Easton Tournament as well as the “Best in the West” Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona.

Pacific League action begins March 15 at home against Arcadia at 3:30 p.m.