Los Angeles Preps: South Gate

City Section DII: North Hollywood 10, South Gate 5

June, 2, 2012
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North Hollywood Tim Haddock/For ESPNLA.comNorth Hollywood players react during the postgame ceremony after winning the City Division II title.

LOS ANGELES -- North Hollywood found a field of redemption at Dodger Stadium in the City Section Division II championship game against South Gate.

With a seven-run, third inning, North Hollywood beat South Gate, 10-5, and won its first City Section championship since 1957.

North Hollywood (19-5) sent 13 batters to the plate in the third inning. Anthony De La Torre knocked in two runs with a two-out single. Eddie Torres added a sacrifice fly. The Huskies scored two runs on bases-loaded walks and two more when batters were hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

“We were hungry,” Torres said. “This year, we came out hungry. We came out aggressive swinging the bats. It’s unreal. Words can’t explain it.”

North Hollywood reached the championship game of the Division II playoffs last year and lost, 2-0, to Wilson. The Huskies were not about to let their second chance slip away.

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ECR earns No. 1 seed in City Div. II

February, 11, 2012
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El Camino Real (18-7), the second-place team from the West Valley League, is the No. 1 seed in the CIF City Section Division II playoffs and will play Van Nuys (7-16) in the first round on Friday night.

Granada Hills (10-16), the fifth-place team in the West Valley League, is the No. 3 seed and plays Gardena (11-17) in the first round.

Kennedy(19-8), the second-place team from the Valley Mission League, is seeded fourth and opens against South Gate (9-17).

Here is a look at the first-round games in the City Section Division II playoffs:

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Search is on for new football coaches

December, 5, 2011
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Harvard-Westlake football coach Vic Eumont is the latest to resign since the end of the high school football season, according to a report in the Daily News.

Andy Kasek resigned as the Sylmar football coach after a tumultuous season. The Spartans went 3-7 and several players quit the team midseason.

Bellarmine-Jefferson football coach Rolando Aguirre resigned after 13 seasons at the helm of the Guards. He won three league titles in 13 seasons at Bell-Jeff.

L.A. Washington, St. Paul, South Gate and Long Beach Millikan are among schools searching for new football coaches, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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