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first_imgWestlake coach Frank Marino, who led the Warriors to the Div. II title in 2003, has a personal streak of his own against Thousand Oaks. “I don’t think we’ve lost to them on our field in at least eight years,” Marino said. “The girls are really fired up for this game.” West Valley League rivals ElCamino Real of Woodland Hills (17-2-4) and Chatsworth (9-9-3) will also meet for a third time this season in today’s City Section quarterfinals. – Erik Boal Pierce football Rivalries renewed in quarterfinals Marmonte League girls’ soccer rivals Westlake and Thousand Oaks will square off for the third time this season when they meet at 6 p.m. today at Westlake High in the Southern Section Div. II quarterfinals. The Warriors (12-2-8), the lone wild-card entry remaining in the round of eight, have not lost in their past seven meetings with league champion Thousand Oaks (20-4-3), defeating the Lancers 4-0 on Dec. 20 and playing to a 1-1 tie Jan. 27. Thousand Oaks is unbeaten in its past 15 games, shutting out seven of its past eight opponents. center_img players head to I-AA The Pierce College football team didn’t have the best season in terms of wins and losses, but that didn’t prevent college scouts from making their way out to Woodland Hills to recruit. Eight Brahmas sophomores signed with Division I-AA programs, including former Taft of Woodland Hills standout Michael Pratt, a sophomore cornerback who will play at Jackson State next year.Cornerback Jermaine Thomas, safety Tim Clark and defensive end Richard Washington will join Pratt at Jackson State. Defensive tackle Brandon Johnson and safety Raymond Berry are heading to Mississippi Valley State, offensive tackle Arthur Smith will play at Albany State and safety Roland White will attend Delta State. – Sean Ceglinsky Collis signs on with the Wolfpack St. Francis of La Canada Flintridge quarterback Luke Collis signed a national letter of intent to play football at University of Nevada. Collis joins Andrew Roxas (Washington State) and John Schachtner (Northern Arizona) as players from this year’s St.Francis team who have signed to play in college. – Erik Boal COC men’s basketball players, coach honored College of the Canyons guard Andre Murray, forward/center Everett Bryson and guard Dwayne Jones were named to the Western State All-Conference team. Head coach Howard Fisher was named co-coach of the year. The Cougars (25-6, 11-1) drew the No. 5 seed in the Southern California Regional playoffs and will host L.A. Trade Tech at 5:30 p.m. Friday in a first-round game. – Ivan Orozco Foundation to hold two soccer clinics The Michael Hoefflin Foundation, a public non-profit foundation that provides financial and emotional support to children and families facing childhood cancer in the Santa Clarita and surrounding valleys, will team with Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew and the Soccer for Hope organization to offer two soccer clinics March17 to improve the skills of local soccer players, coaches and referees. Both clinics will be held from 1-3 p.m. at West Ranch High School, 26255 Valencia Blvd. Registration is $40 per participant. For more information contact the Hoefflin foundation at (661) 250-4100. – Gerry Gittelson ECR soccer player gets shot at MLS Charles Rendon, a junior-varsity player at El Camino Real of Woodland Hills, is one of 60players who reached the second round of tryouts for ChivasUSA. The tryouts are part of the “Sue o MLS: Chivas USA Wants You” reality-based TV show on the Spanish-speaking network Univision. One player will have a shot at a contract to play with the team. – Ivan Orozco 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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