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- Jonathan Sanders from New Jewish Community in West Hills finished in a tie for eighth place at the CIF boys golf state championship at Poppy Hill Golf Club in Pebble Beach. He was 1-over par 73. Johnny Ruiz from Camarillo shot 9-over par 81 and finished tied for 36th place out of 48 golfers who qualified for the state final. Sanders was 2-under par after 11 holes, but ran into trouble on the 12th hole, a 509-yard, par-5. He recorded a double bogey after hitting his tee shot out of bounds. He followed with bogeys on the 13th and 17th holes before recording a birdie on the 18th. Ruiz, who lost in a playoff in the CIF Southern California Golf Association regional at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena a week earlier, had a rought start on the back nine at Poppy Hills. He had a triple bogey on the 12th and was 7-over par from the ninth to the 13th holes. Alexander Schauffele from Scripps Ranch won the CIF state golf championship over Nicolo Galleti of Foothill in a playoff. Both were tied with 3-under par 69s after 18 holes. Schauffele won the tournament on the third playoff hole.
- David Hubinger from St. Francis High School in La Canada Flintridge earned the most valuable player award in the fifth annual City vs. Southern Section All-Star Baseball Game. The Southern Section won the game, 15-3, at Birmingham High School. Hubinger, a catcher who’s headed to Pepperdine, was 2-for-3 with a double and drove in three runs. The Southern Section all stars won for the first time since 2008. The City Section leads the series, 3-2.
- The San Fernando Valley boys and girls basketball all star teams won the War on the Floor Future Stars games against Ventura County all star teams at Moorpark High School. The San Fernando Valley boys won, 102-96, as 10 players scored in double figures. Terrell Funchess from Chatsworth led the San Fernando all stars with 18 points. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame’s Jonathan Bell had 14 and Cleveland of Reseda’s JR Williams had 12. Oxnard’s Matt Ramon, playing for the Ventura County all stars, led all scorers with 21 points and had 10 rebounds. The San Fernando girls won, 86-53, over the Ventura County all stars. Jasmine Smith and Rishonda Napier from Bellarmine-Jefferson in Burbank led the San Fernando Valley all stars. They combined for 29 points. Napier had 16 points and Smith poured in 13 and had eight rebounds. Brianna Barrett of Oaks Christian led the Ventura County all stars with 17 points.
- Cami Chapus from Harvard-Westlake won the adidas Grand Prix High School Girls’ Dream Mile at Randall’s Island, N.Y. She set the fastest time in the nation in the mile this year and set a personal-best in 4 minutes, 42.71 seconds. Chapus finished ahead of Elanor Fulton of Highlands Ranch in Colorado and Alli Billmeyer of Torrey Pines in San Diego. Loyola’s Elias Gedyon was third in the adidas Grand Prix boys race in New York.
- Agoura’s Jonathan Cabral missed setting the state record in the 110 hurdles by 0.02 seconds, but won the race in the Golden West Invitational at Folsom High School. He won the race in a wind-legal time of 13.41 seconds, the second-fastest time in state history. Kevin Craddock of James Logan High School in Union City set the state mark in 13.39 seconds in 2004. Cabral matched the time set by Steve Kerho of Mission Viejo in 1982. Cabral also won the 300 hurdles in 35.76 seconds, the fifth-fastest time in state history.
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