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La Ca ada (29-3) advanced to Saturday’s semifinal round, where it will host San Diego Mission Bay, a 74-67 winner over Corona del Mar, either at home or at Crescenta Valley. A decision will be made today. ld to boost his team. “After our game against Campbell Hall (a 61-57 loss) we weren’t tired body-wise, but our mentality was that the season’s over,” said Malik, who also led the Spartans with 10 rebounds. “We were goofing off in practice and Darren (Ho) and I got everyone together and told them it’s not over, and we wanted to make a run and be one of the best teams in La Ca ada history.” La Ca ada made some history by hosting its first state playoff game. The Spartans were the home team in a 1992 loss to Esperanza, but the game was played at Arcadia High. The rabid home fans helped energize their team. “They supported us throughout the season and they mean a lot to us,” Malik said. Added Hofman, “It’s great for these kids to have a chance after that (Campbell Hall) game and play in front of their crowd and have some fun again.” Behind Malik’s 27 first-half points, La Ca ada had plenty of fun by rolling out to a 39-21 halftime lead. Ho scored 15 points for La Ca ada, while Mohamed Fara led Hanford West (19-13) with 12 points. Malik, La Ca ada’s 6-foot-7 senior standout, hit three 3-pointers in the opening quarter and was 16 of 27 from the fie “He’s as good as we’ve seen this year and would be, by far, the best player in the San Joaquin Valley if he were there,” Hanford West coach Tim Caudillo said. The Spartans enjoyed a 64-38 lead with 5:16 to play in the fourth quarter before Hofman cleared his bench. [email protected] (626) 962-8811, Ext. 4456 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! • Photo Gallery: La Canada vs. Hanford West LA CA?ADA – After enduring a long and tiring journey to the CIF-Southern Section Division III-AA finals against Campbell Hall, La Ca ada High School coach Tom Hofman was hoping his team simply had enough energy left to compete in the CIF State basketball playoffs. Spartans senior Adam Malik did his part to dispel any doubts. Malik scored 15 of his game-high 36 points in the first quarter to lead the Spartans to a convincing 68-56 victory over visiting Hanford West in the opening round of the Southern California Division III Regionals on Thursday.
International U19 Men – Ireland 1 v 0 HollandAn outstanding performance and result for the U19 last night in the Tallaght Stadium as Ireland beat Holland by 1 goal to nil with the goal coming from Eoghan Stokes in the 25th minute.An excellent achievement for the group, only coming together for the new season with 4 days training camp prior to the match. A special evening for all involved and especially for two boys from Co.Donegal who represented Ireland on previous occasions making their debut at U19 level, a massive achievement.Chris Flanagan (Derry City) and Harry Doherty (Brighton Hove Albion) from Letterkenny and Cockhill respectively, both played against the impressive Dutch. Peter Burke (Sunderland) from Moville, was more unfortunate having to pull out of the squad due to injury.This squad are off to Sweden in 3 weeks for further preparation, with the UEFA Qualifiers commencing in November in a group including Switzerland, Gibraltar & Malta. Good Luck to all the boys & Well Done to Harry & Chris. DONEGAL DUO FLANAGAN AND DOHERTY STAR IN IRELAND’S WIN OVER DUTCH was last modified: September 9th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cockhillderry cityFAIIrelandletterkenny