The Crescenta Valley High School varsity boys’ lacrosse team crushed visiting La Cañada, 12-1, in its Gold Coast League opener on Tuesday as junior Alex Lineses collected three goals and two assists.
Junior Quincy Lunt registered one goal, four assists and six ground balls, senior Ethan Sheklow finished with two goals, one assist and two ground balls, and senior Damien Valdez tallied two goals and three ground balls. Junior Nelson Lunt recorded one goal, one assist and seven ground balls while senior captain Anthony Gharapetian produced one goal and one ground ball.
Senior Jake Mounougian and sophomore Ephram Wright each had one goal and five ground balls while senior Parker Trillo collected one assist and three ground balls. Sophomore Andrew Peterson had three ground balls and four face-off wins, sophomore Tegan Clark produced four shots on goal and two ground balls, and junior Xander Trinh had one shot on target and three ground balls. Senior Kellar Black had one ground ball and four face-off wins, sophomore Josiah Noh recorded one ground ball and junior Matthew Kubela made four saves.
The Falcons previously pummeled host Cabrillo High in Long Beach in a nonleague game, 20-0. Quincy Lunt racked up four goals, four assists and two ground balls, Valdez scored four goals, and Kubela made five saves to preserve the shutout. Wright registered three goals, one assist and five ground balls while Mounougian finished with three goals, one assist and two ground balls. Lineses tallied two goals, two assists and three ground balls while sophomore Samuel Gore and Clark each scored two goals. Black was a perfect 10-for-10 in face-off wins while Peterson, who won 8-of-10 face-offs, had two assists and three ground balls. Junior Elias Shammaa recorded one assist and four ground balls, Nelson Lunt collected one assist and two ground balls, and junior Daniel Briones produced two shots on target and three ground balls. Gharapetian had one shot on target and one ground ball, Trillo recorded one shot on goal and two ground balls. sophomore Rory Campbell tallied two ground balls, and Noh had one ground ball and a pair of face-off wins.
CVHS (3-1 overall, 1-0 in league) will host Viewpoint High of Calabasas on Tuesday, March 7, at 3:30 p.m. before visiting Village Christian High in Sun Valley on March 9.
The Nitros lost at El Segundo, 17-1, in a nonleague game on Monday. Individual statistics were not reported to the Glendale News-Press.
Glendale (1-2 overall) recently hosted La Cañada in its Gold Coast League opener; the game ended after the Glendale News-Press’ deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. The Nitros will visit Village Christian High in Sun Valley for a league matchup on Tuesday, March 7, at 3:30 p.m. before visiting Viewpoint High in Calabasas on March 9.