The Crescenta Valley High School varsity boys’ lacrosse team routed visiting Heritage Christian High of Northridge, 16-2, in a Gold Coast League game on Tuesday.
Senior Ethan Sheklow racked up four goals, four ground balls and two assists while senior Damien Valdez tallied four goals. Junior Quincy Lunt registered three goals and two ground balls, sophomore Ephram Wright had two goals and one ground ball, and junior Alex Lineses scored two goals. Senior Jake Mounougian finished with one goal and one ground ball, sophomore Tegan Clark was credited with two assists and junior Xander Trinh had one assist. Senior Dayton Wickerd recorded three shots on goal, sophomore Andrew Peterson produced two shots on target and two ground balls, junior Nelson Lunt had one shot on goal and two ground balls, and junior Matthew Kubela made eight saves. Junior Daniel Briones and sophomore Josiah Noh each collected three ground balls, junior Elias Shammaa had two ground balls and sophomore Samuel Gore had one ground ball.
The Falcons narrowly lost at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, 8-6, in a league game on Monday. Lineses recorded two goals, one assist and one ground ball while Valdez registered two goals and one assist. Kubela racked up 17 saves, Sheklow tallied one goal, one assist and three ground balls, and Mounougian had one goal, one assist and one ground ball. Quincy Lunt finished with two assists and four ground balls while Nelson Lunt produced five ground balls. Shammaa had two ground balls while senior Parker Trillo and Trinh each collected one ground ball.
CVHS previously picked up a 7-5 nonleague victory over Royal High in Simi Valley as Mounougian scored three goals. Lineses registered two goals and one assist, Quincy Lunt had one goal and one assist, and Wright tallied one goal and two ground balls. Kubela made eight saves while Valdez and Sheklow were each credited with one assist. Nelson Lunt collected eight ground balls while Trillo recorded five ground balls and one assist. Wickerd produced one shot on goal and one ground ball, Peterson had one shot on goal, Trinh had three ground balls and one shot on goal, and sophomore Rory Campbell, Clark and Noh each had one ground ball.
Third-place Crescenta Valley (9-6 overall, 6-2 in league) will host Village Christian of Sun Valley for a league game on April 18 before visiting Glendale on April 20.
The Nitros were edged at La Cañada, 7-6, in an overtime Gold Coast League game on Tuesday. Glendale previously lost a nonleague game at Royal High in Simi Valley, 10-7. Individual statistics were not reported to the Glendale News-Press by the Glendale coaching staff.
The sixth-place Nitros (2-11 overall, 1-6 in league) will visit Brentwood School in Los Angeles for a league game Saturday at 4 p.m. before hosting Viewpoint High of Calabasas on April 18.
First published in the April 15 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.