High School Sports Weekly Recap

By On April 1, 2014

Max DeAmicis singles to centerfield to drive in the game winning run (Photo courtesy of Ivan Galan)

All-Tournament selection Max DeAmicis singles to centerfield to drive in the game winning run (Photo courtesy of Ivan Galan)


Coachella Tournament

Burroughs won three out of four games facing strong competition along the way. The Indians beat Palm Desert (No. 4 in Div. III) and California (No. 6 in Div. IV) while losing their only game against Peninsula (No. 3 in Div. III). JBHS has won five of its last six games. Max DeAmicis and Cole Meyer were named All-Tournament.

Burroughs 4 Shadow Hills 3 (third place)

Anthony Pelayo scores the winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning (Photo courtesy of Ivan Galan)

Anthony Pelayo scores the winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning (Photo courtesy of Ivan Galan)

Max DeAmicis’ single to centerfield scored Anthony Pelayo (two hits) in the bottom of the 8th inning for the Indians win. Thomas Wilson threw 5.1 innings allowing three hits and two earned runs. DeAmicis earned the win in relief.

Peninsula 12 Burroughs 3 (semifinals)

Max DeAmicis hit a home run and Cameron Rodriguez added two hits, a double and two RBI’s for the Indians. Peninsula broke the game open with a nine-run fifth inning.

Burroughs 10 Palm Desert 5

The Indians upset the host and No. 5 team in Division IV scoring a season-high 10 runs on 10 hits. The runs piled up quickly (two in the second and fourth; three in the third and fifth innings). Max DeAmicis had two hits and two RBI’s and Max Haddad added two hits and two runs scored. Aidan Anding smacked a double and two RBI’s. Cole Meyer recorded the win going five innings and allowing three hits and no earned runs.

Burroughs 3 California 2

Anthony Bocanegra’s infield bunt-single drove in Cole Meyer in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Indians the win. In the top of the sixth inning, California appeared to have taken a 4-2 lead on a sacrifice fly and subsequent throwing error. However, the runner for California was called out for leaving third base too early when he tagged up. His run and the following run that scored on an error were erased and the game remained tied setting up the 7th for the dramatic win.

Danny Bustos threw five innings allowing seven hits and only one earned run. Spencer Malden picked up the win in relief throwing two innings and giving up no hits and no runs. Aidan Anding and Brennan Brown each had two hits.

Babe Herman Tournament

Burbank 4 Granada Hills 3 (see story)

Cameron Briggs drove in Ryan Porras with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Alex Minnick threw five innings allowing six hits and only one earned run and one walk.

Chatsworth 13 Burbank 0

Etiwanda 5 Burbank 4

Camden Palmisano had two hits, a run scored and an RBI. Randy Higgens threw six innings allowing five hits and two earned runs with no walks and three strikeouts.


Diamond Bar Spring Fling Tournament

Lady Indians finish 3-0-1 in the tournament.

Burroughs 20 Montebello 6

The Indians scored 13 runs in the top of the 6th inning en route to a 22-hit performance. Nine different JBHS batters had two or more hits while seven had two or more RBI’s. Cheyenne Steward went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and three RBI’s. Delany Nicol added two hits, three runs scored and two RBI. Tori Talavera had two hits, two runs and three RBI’s.

Burroughs 5 Santa Fe 3

Danielle Ryan went 3-for-3 and earned the win in the circle

Burroughs 5 Claremont 5 (tie)

Kaitlin Okimoto went 2-for-3 with three RBI’s

Burroughs 10 Walnut 3

Tori Talavera went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBI’s as the Indians rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the opening game of the tournament. Kaitlin Okimoto had two hits and three runs scored. Cheyenne Steward added two hits, a triple, one RBI, and was the winning pitcher allowing only one hit and no earned runs with four strikeouts.

Burroughs 8 Canyon Springs 2 (game one)

Michelle Santiago had three hits and two RBI’s. Cheyenne Steward threw a complete game allowing four hits, one earned run and no walks.

Canyon Springs 9 Burroughs 5 (game two)

Michelle Santiago collected two hits (double and triple) with three RBI’s.


Burroughs defeated Arcadia 3-0 (25-7, 25-19, 25-7). Indians are 8-3 overall, 1-0 in league

Burroughs defeated Lakewood 3-2 (23-25, 14-25, 25-22, 26-24, 26-24)

Indians rally from down 0-2 to capture a victory on the road and improved to 7-3 on the season.

Burbank defeated Arcadia 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-16). Bulldogs are 10-1 overall, 3-0 in league.

Willie Perryman 10 kills, Joseph Servin 9 kills, Paul Shim 16 digs, Dylan Anderson 9 digs, Peter Jang 22 assists

Burbank defeated Claremont 3-2 (25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 25-27, 15-8). Bulldogs secure a big win on the road.

Joseph Servin 12 kills, 11 digs; Dylan Anderson 9 kills; Robert O’Brien 8 kills; Justin Saisirikul 11 digs; Peter Jang 22 assists


Mt. Carmel Invitational


100 (Heat 1)

Niko Guerrero (4)                   11.29

200 (Heat 2)

Niko Guerrero (5)                   22.77

400 (Heat 2)

Robert Martinez (3)                50.76

800 (Heat 2)

Everth Vargas                         2:02

1600 (Heat 2)

Ricky Mendez                         4:25

Shane Thompson                     4:29

3200 (Heat 1)

Andrew Barrondo                   10:05

3200 (Heat 2)

Garrett Boulais                        9:49

Luis Celaya                             10:23

110H (Heat 2)

Corwin Scherer (2)                  15.46

110H (Heat 3)

Nathan Bradley (3)                 15.90

300H (Heat 1)

Corwin Scherer (2)                  41.42

Nathan Bradley (3)                 41.43

Corwin Scherer

#5 JBHS B 300H

Nathan Bradley

#6 JBHS B 300H

4×100 (Heat 3) – 4th 44.27

Augusto Corea

Robert Martinez

Andrew Williams

Corwin Scherer

4×400 (Heat 3) – 4th 3:28.81

Robert Martinez                      51.3

Augusto Corea                        51.5

Corwin Scherer                       52.8

Everth Vargas                         53.1

PV (Division 1)

Matt Schwartz (2)                   14’8

Matt Schwartz


PV (Division 2)

Kent Truong (2)                      12’2

LJ (Division 2)

Andrew Williams                    19’1.75

TJ (Division 2)

Andrew Williams (2)              41’4.5

Niko Guerrrero                        40’3.25


800 (Heat 1)

Dayanna Yanez (4)                 2:30

800 (Heat 2)

Sara Ehlers                              2:30

4×400 (Heat 1)                        4:18.10

Izzy Funes                               63.8

Sara Ehlers                              63.9

Deanna Fierro                         64.8

Alejandra Moreno                   65.7

HJ (Division 3)

Jordan Meltzer (4)                   4’7


Burbank High split squads on Saturday with the top distance runners competing in the APU Meet of Champions and some of the rest of the team competing at the Maurice Greene Invitational at Oaks Christian.

At Mo Greene, Andy Hurtado broke the school record in the discus, with his throw of 159-6.5 good enough for 2nd place.  Other top 5 finishers included Martin Swan (1st BFS 110HH in 16.57 and 2nd BFS 300H 43.58), Josh Cantong (5th BV 400 in 50.61), Noah Powell (3rd BFS TJ 38-5 and 3rd BFS HJ 5-6), Andre Poladian (3rd BFS PV 9-3), and Julia Newton (3rd GV PV 9-3).

Notable performances at APU included Candela Fernandez clocking 11:02.95 in the 3200, setting a new FS school record and almost breaking the school record, which has stood since 1981.  Other notable performances included Arsen Mkrtchyan (BV 800 1:57.78), Adam Navar (BFS 800 2:02.37), Sam Gorman (BFS 800 2:03.35), Gabriel Ellman (BV 3200 9:28.6), Ethan Moskowitz (BV 3200 9:31.93), Zeke Isbell (BFS 3200 9:53.64), and Jonas Macromalis (BFS 3200 10:16.5)


Maurice Greene Inv.

Varsity Boys


Robert Martinez                      24.01


Robert Martinez                      51.65

Augusto Corea                        53.51


Thomas Switzer                      4:39

Garrett Boulais                        4:40

Luis Celaya                             4:45

Elias Hoxsie                            4:45

Jack Howe                              4:59


Shane Thompson                     9:49

Garrett Boulais                        9:59

Luis Celaya                             10:06

Ricky Mendez                         10:08

Elias Hoxie                              10:12

Jack Howe                              10:16

Everth Vargas                         10:20

Thomas Switzer                      10:39


Corwin Scherer                       16.00

Brandon Tong                         17.14

Emerson Sosa                          18.46


Corwin Scherer (3)                  41.59

Augusto Corea                        43.62

Emerson Sosa                          46.34

Corwin Scherer

#6 JBHS B 300H

Distance Medley (1)               10:58

Ricky Mendez                         3:19

Robert Martinez                      51.2

Everth Vargas                         2:03

Shane Thompson                     4:43


Matt Schwartz (2)                   13’3

Kent Truong                            12’3


Nadjee Bey                             16’9


Corwin Scherer                       39’1.75

Nadjee Bey                             32’8


Varsity Girls


Alejandra Moreno                   13.53


Alejandra Moreno                   27.79


Deanna Fierro                         66.88


Sara Ehlers                              2:31

Dayanna Yanez                       2:41

4×400                                      4:25

Alejandra Moreno                   64.1

Sara Ehlers                              65.0

Deanna Fierro                         67.7

Dayanna Yanez                       68.2


Ashley Sapone                        30’7.25


Ashley Sapone                        88’7



Burroughs 403, Golden Valley 417, Burbank 448 at DeBell GC

John Burroughs High SchoolBoys GolfTri- Match
Date: 3/19/14Location: DeBellPar 71
Varsity Match
JBHSPlayer NameScoreGolden Valley HSPlayer NameScore
1Louis D’Aquila791Josh90
2Sivakorn Losakul772Jon77
3Dylan McNeely833Ray84
4Patrick Colbert834Spencer98d
5Tnick Trivimol815Harrison89
6Garrit Green85d6Cameron77
Team Total403Team Total417
Burbank HSPlayer NameScore
1Jason Apinchipong79d signifies dropped score
2John Grasse88
5Joe Grasse96
Team Total448
Low Medalist
Sivakorn Losakul77

Saugus 203 Burroughs 206 at DeBell GC

John Burroughs High School
Date: 3/18Location: DeBellPar 36
Varsity Match
JBHSPlayer NameScoreSaugusPlayer NameScore
1Daniel Kesicbasian371Bradon Lewis37
2Garrit Green412Aden DeLosReyes36
3Dylan McNeely433Shane Cleary43
4Louis D’Aquila424Kevin Siegen42
5Patrick Colbert435Jeremy Henderson45
6Cole Astamendi52d6Blaine Sager49d
Team Total206Team Total203
Low Medalist:
Aden DeLosReyes36
d signifies dropped score

Pacific League match #1 at DeBell GC

Arcadia 391, Crescenta Valley 394, Burroughs 416, Glendale 449, Burbank 460

Result sheet for League #1 DeBell G.C. 3/13/14
ArcadiaOut 36In 35Total 71John BurroughsOut 36In 35Total 71
Andrew Baek394079Daniel Kesicbasian423981
Vamsi Damerla413677Louis D’Aquila444286
Showta Moriyama453681Sivakorn Losakul423577
Jonathan Flores374077Dylan McNeely464591
Daniel Sun414081Patrick Colbert404181
Peter Ju413677Tnick Trivimol434891
Crecenta ValleyOut 36In 35Total 71GlendaleOut 36In 35Total 71
Paul Park403878Russell Caletena373976
Cody Renfro393877Kent Asano425092
AJ Roa404686Sammy Do444488
Brandon Cho394483Dong Yoo464793
Jon Hong373875Arman Aloyan5347100
David Holeman423981
BurbankOut 36In 35Total 71PasadenaOut 36In 35Total 71
Jason Apinchapong404585Oliver Collings53
John Grasse455297James Schult5646102
Taras Sergeev425294Totals
Dylan Sherry414687
Joe Grasse5854112
Dillan Bernard465197Low MedalistJon HongCVHS