Behind 24 points from sophomore Atin Wright Lakewood defeated Wilson 77-66 in a battle for second place in the Moore League.
Lakewood and Wilson entered Tuesday’s Moore League girls soccer showdown at Veterans Stadium with two of the league’s best defenses, so goals were going to be at a premium.
While Lakewood was on winter break, senior Randy Gonzalez Jr. spent his time competing in a couple of the top wrestling tournaments on the west coast.
The Lancers (6-6, 1-1) have had a roller coaster campaign under third-year coach Duane Cooper. Lakewood capped an early three-game winning streak with a dramatic 59-58 win over Los Alamitos at the North OC Championships at Servite High. However, the Lancers were humbled a day later in an 80-62 loss to Canyon. They even started league play with a tough loss to Wilson, but bounced back with an exciting 70-68 win over Cabrillo.
The Millikan and Lakewood girls’ soccer teams were left in differing moods after finishing in a 0-0 draw in a physical Moore League game Thursday afternoon.
When it comes to the Moore League wrestling scene Millikan and Lakewood have been the top dogs in Long Beach. In the last two years, the Rams and Lancers have represented 27 of the 28 league’s individual titles.
Senior Hannah Arcala scored in the first three minutes to give Lakewood an early 1-0 lead against Poly and the goal held up as the Lancers defeated the Jackrabbits to open Moore League play Tuesday afternoon.
It was a green and gold “celebration” at Heartwell Park on Wednesday as cool temperatures helped make for a record day and a Long Beach Poly sweep of the Moore League cross country finals.
With a relatively new and young team, St. Anthony coach Alicia Lemau’u and the Saints took the first step to making it back to the CIF Southern Section championship with a first round 25-11, 23-25, 25-19, 25-15 win over Riverside Poly in the Division 5 playoffs.
Five local girls volleyball teams learned their postseason path on Thursday with the release of the CIF Southern Section girls volleyball playoff brackets. The field doesn’t include any seeded teams but does feature a defending champion in St. Anthony, and a pair of intriguing Division 1 pro…
Lakewood junior running back Sebastian Kronberger broke the school record with 338 yards in a 42-6 Moore League win over Compton on Friday.
Lakewood junior Sebastian Kronberger leads the Moore League in rushing because of his old-school running style, but he’s not that hard-nosed player off of the field.
uesday night at Poly with Viliamu healthy, it was a different story as Lakewood prevailed in a five-set thriller, 20-25, 25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 15-11.
But, with a bend but don’t break mentality the Bruins beats the Lancers 31-28 when kicker Mason Delrosario delivered the game winning 13-yard field goal in overtime.
Three players with Long Beach ties are part of both Major League Baseball championship series starting this weekend, and they’re trying to extend the four-year streak of a local product appearing in the World Series.