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Prep notebook: Peninsula girls tennis team bounces back after tough loss

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Girls golf preview: Palos Verdes takes a swing at matching 2012 CIF championship team

The 2012 Palos Verdes girls golf team is a special one for coach Ray Rivera. That year, PV captured the CIF-Southern Section Central Division title, defeating Mira Costa and from that team, six golfers went onto play in college. Fast for...

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    Max Williams’ two touchdown night leads Serra football team past Alemany

    GARDENA >> Max Williams provided the kind of spark Serra High needed in its Mission League opener against Alemany on Friday night. Williams’ first touch of the game, a 38-yard punt return, set up the Cavaliers’ first touchdown. He added a touchdown on defense and special teams before the night was over, and Serra trounced Alemany 38-20. “Max is a joy to coach and he brings it every day,” Serra coach Scott Altenberg said. “He works really...

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    Game of the Week: Lawndale-San Pedro could be high-scoring affair

    Both offenses from the Lawndale and San Pedro football team have developed into two of the highest scoring units in not onlt the South Bay, but the entire CIF-Southern Section. Through four games, the sixth-ranked Pirates (3-1) are averaging 43.2 points per game. In just three games, the third-ranked Cardinals (3-0) are averaging 48 points. Yet if last year’s meeting is any indication, the defenses could seal the victory for one of these teams. San Pedro held on for...

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  • High School Football

    West Torrance-Mira Costa, Hawthorne-Leuzinger, Serra-Alemany highlight Week 4 South Bay football games

    (Games start at 7 unless noted) ALEMANY (1-3) at SERRA (1-2) Outlook: This is the Mission League opener for both teams. The Warriors began the season with a 36-7 victory over San Fernando, but has lost its last three (JSerra, Santa Margarita and Oaks Christian). That trio is a combined 11-1. Quarterback Tripp Mitchell enters having completed 60 of 115 passes for 806 yards. His main target is Jacob Perez (32 receptions for 524 yards). The Cavaliers are coming off their bye week.

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  • High School Football

    Lawndale running back Jordan Wilmore having breakout year

    Travis Clark had high expectations for running back Jordan Wilmore at the start of the season. “The sky’s the limit for this kid,” Lawndale’s coach said during the summer. After all of the work Wilmore put in during the summer, there was only one way for him to start his junior year. On the first offensive play of the season, Wilmore took the handoff from quarterback Jalen Hamler and raced 50 yards for the touchdown against St. Bonaventure.

    By Damian Calhoun dcalhoun@scng.com @DamianCalhoun on Twitter|

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    El Camino College football team keeps rising in polls

    El Camino College continues to turn heads on the field. The Warriors (3-0) moved up to No. 7 in the JC Athletic Bureau Poll of coaches, fifth in the Southern California National Division poll, and they’re sixth in the California Community College Sports Information Association poll. El Camino also garnered a first-place vote in the CCSIA poll this week after defeating Grossmont College, 58-23. Saturday, El Camino will look to keep its momentum going on the road against...

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  • Girls Volleyball

    Girls volleyball preview: Redondo ready for deep playoff run

    After consecutive years of playing in the CIF-Southern Section and CIF-State championships, the Redondo girls volleyball team was dealt an early playoff exit last season. The Sea Hawks were eliminated in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. With a loaded and talented roster, Redondo has sights set on adding a couple more banners inside the gym this season. “What I like is the depth of our team,” coach Tommy Chaffins said. “I feel like,...

    By Damian Calhoun dcalhoun@scng.com @DamianCalhoun on Twitter|

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    Redondo girls volleyball team falls to Mater Dei in potential CIF final preview

    REDONDO BEACH >> The Redondo and Mater Dei girls volleyball teams were on course this past weekend to face each other during the Durango Fall Classic. That meeting never materialized, as the Monarchs lost in the semifinals and the Sea Hawks advanced to the finals. Tuesday night, the teams faced off in what could be a potential CIF-SS Division 1 final, and Mater Dei prevailed, 23-25, 25-17, 25-18, 21-25, 15-10. Mater Dei and Redondo are ranked No. 1 and 3,...

    By Damian Calhoun dcalhoun@scng.com @DamianCalhoun on Twitter|

  • High School

    South Bay Girls Volleyball preview: Players to watch and key games

    Players to watch Brooklyn Schirmer, Redondo, Sr., OH Emily Mitter, Redondo, Jr., Setter Malea Stanton, Mira Costa, Jr., Setter Rochelle Scott, Mira Costa, Jr., Setter Kyla Doig, Redondo, Jr., MB Nalani Iosia, Redondo, Soph., Libero Kate Borden, Chadwick, Jr., RS/OH Kira Zimmerman, Redondo, Sr., Setter Kelli Berry, Mira Costa, Sr., Libero Finley Shannon, Palos Verdes, Soph., OH Kami Miner, Redondo, Fr.,...

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  • High School Football

    SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week: Teshawn White, Inglewood

    Name: Teshawn White School: Inglewood Sport: Football Year: Senior Noteworthy: White erupted for 333 rushing yards and 100 receiving and scored six touchdowns to lead the Sentinels to the 47-12 victory over Bishop Montgomery last week. White scored on runs of 19, 57, 13, 99 and 49 yards. His receiving touchdown went for 59 yards. What is SCPL: The best athletes in Southern California will be honored at an end-of-the-school-year awards show. For more details...

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    Football notebook: Torrance rock solid in win over Peninsula

    As far as early-season excitement goes, the Torrance football team experienced a lot of it Friday. “I haven’t seen a team that excited in three years,” Torrance coach Rock Hollis said. The Tartars led 14-0 at halftime against Peninsula and then 21-0 in the third quarter. The fourth quarter was wild and then some. “Our hearts were in our throats,” Hollis said. The Panthers stormed back and had a chance to win on a last-second field...

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