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Falcons’ 10-Game Win Streak Snapped by Pasadena

First published in the Jan. 21 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.

The Crescenta Valley High School varsity boys’ basketball had its season-best 10-game winning streak snapped after losing at Pasadena High, 49-40, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Mikail Grigoryan poured in 12 points with four rebounds while sophomore Vaughn Zargarian and senior Armen Yetenekian scored eight and seven points, respectively. Senior Sebastian Tahmasian recorded six points and four boards while senior Alex Altounian produced five points, 10 rebounds and five steals.
The Falcons previously won a league game at Arcadia, 66-46, as a pair of CV players posted double-doubles. Altounian racked up 15 points and 10 boards while Grigoryan finished with 13 points and 11 assists. Tahmasian registered 14 points and seven rebounds, Yetenekian poured in 10 points with five boards and sophomore Julius Washington scored 10 points. Meanwhile, junior Derek Najarian and Zargarian each had two points.

Glendale High School junior Mika Petrosian scored 11 points in a Pacific League game against Arcadia on Tuesday.

Crescenta Valley hosted Hoover High in a league rematch Friday night; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Second-place CVHS (18-4 overall, 7-2 in league) will host seventh-place Burroughs High of Burbank in a league rematch on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. The Falcons won 64-53 in their previous matchup with JBHS on Jan. 3.

GLENDALE

The Nitros lost at Arcadia, 70-58, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Denzell Lora racked up a team-high 15 points, senior Dior Pierre registered poured in 13 points, and junior Mika Petrosian scored 11 points. Senior Tino Martinez sank three 3-pointers, junior Haig Jivalagian registered eight points, and senior Nico Zadorian and junior Christian Pierre each had two points.
The Nitros hosted Pasadena Friday night; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Sixth-place Glendale (11-13 overall, 3-6 in league) will host fourth-place Muir High of Pasadena for a league rematch on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. The Nitros lost 67-63 in their previous matchup with Muir on Jan. 3.

HOOVER

Hoover High School’s Justin Herrera racked up 18 points in a league game against Burroughs High on Tuesday.

The Tornados dropped their fifth consecutive game after losing to visiting Burroughs High of Burbank, 64-59, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Mo Shareef posted a team-high 19 points, Justin Herrera racked up 18 points and Zack Van Patten poured in 13 points. Jenghiz Van Patten scored six points while James Akerman had two points.
The Tornados traveled to Crescenta Valley High in La Crescenta Friday night; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Eighth-place Hoover (5-15 overall, 0-9 in league) will visit third-place Arcadia for a rematch on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. The Tornados lost 84-62 in their previous matchup with Arcadia on Jan. 3.

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