First published in the Feb. 4 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.
The Crescenta Valley High School varsity girls’ basketball team clinched the Pacific League title for a second consecutive season after routing visiting Muir High of Pasadena, 77-25, on Tuesday.
Junior Tara Arouchian registered 12 points while senior Victoria Prochazka poured in 10 points. Senior Aleek Zakarian scored nine points, senior Kristen Olavi tallied eight points, senior Taleen Krikorian finished with seven points, and junior Kylie Ray and sophomore Keira Calaguas recorded six points. Senior Melissa Dayag produced three points while junior Lulu Arzoumanian, junior Natalie Shabazian, and sophomores Ani Arouchian and Darby Stayton each had four points.
The Falcons previously defeated visiting Glendale in a league game, 71-41. Prochazka racked up 19 points, Ray poured in 15 points and Arzoumanian registered 11 points. Dayag scored seven points while Tara Arouchian tallied four points. Krikorian, Olavi and Darby each finished with three points while Calaguas, Stayton and Shabazian each had two points.
CVHS (22-5 overall, 12-1 in league) recently hosted fourth-place Arcadia in its regular season finale; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. The CIF-Southern Section playoff pairings will be released on Sunday, Feb. 5, at noon.
The Nitros lost a Pacific League game at Burbank, 57-49, on Tuesday.
Junior captain Carmen Avedian recorded 14 points, junior Sella Koshkerian poured in 13 points and sophomore Christina Koshkerian registered 10 points. Senior captain Jane Bassil tallied four points, sophomore Natalia Andriassian scored five points and sophomore Pateel Krikorian drained a 3-pointer.
Glendale previously lost a league matchup at powerhouse Crescenta Valley High, 71-41. Sella Koshkerian scored 15 points while Bassil poured in 11 points. Junior Kalin Zadoori, sophomore Aleek Khanamerian, Christina Koshkerian and Krikorian each finished with three points, Andriassian scored two points and Avedian had one point.
The fifth-place Nitros (17-8 overall, 7-6 in league) recently visited eighth-place Hoover High for their regular-season finale; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. The CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets will be released on Sunday, Feb. 5, at noon.
The Tornados lost a Pacific League game at Pasadena, 63-16, on Tuesday.
Freshman Lara Hanneyan scored six points, sophomore Iren Musayelyan recorded three points, and junior Jayda Russ-Wheeler and sophomore Grace Mardiossian each finished with two points.
Hoover previously lost a league game at Burbank, 73-18. Mardiossian tallied six points, Russ-Wheeler scored four points, and freshman Marjorie McClain and Musayelyan each had two points.
The eighth-place Tornados (0-19 overall, 0-13 in league) recently hosted fifth-place Glendale for their regular-season finale; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue.