Sports Recaps: Winter 2022, Part 1

Winter Sports have started; here are updates on the early-season results. (Results are through December 15.)

Girls Basketball

Overall: 1-8

League: 0-2

Results:

Nov. 16, vs. Glenn, L, 38-17

Nov. 18, vs. Southland Christian, L, 28-20

Nov. 30, at La Puente, W, 26-24

Dec. 2, vs. Rio Mesa, L 53-11

Dec. 5, vs. Blair, L 39-26

Dec. 7, vs. Bolsa Grande, L, 31-17

Dec. 9, vs. Baldwin Park, L, 47-40

Dec. 12, vs. Marshall, L, 58-21

Dec. 14, at El Monte, L, 44-34

Interesting Fact: According to junior Darlene Murillo, “Basketball is about the mindset.” She believes that if a player’s mental preparation is lacking, they won’t perform at their best.

Boys Basketball

Overall: 3-5

League: 2-0

Results:

Nov. 14, at Whittier Christian, L 55-75

Nov. 15, at Alhambra, L, 47-72 

Nov. 17, at South Hills, L, 58-65

Nov. 18, at Bell Gardens, W, 57-53

Nov. 28, at Irvine, L, 47-74

Dec.7, at Servite, L, 41-72

Dec. 12, vs. Marshall, W, 69-70

Dec. 14, at El Monte, 63-22

Interesting Fact: According to senior Xavier Spann, the win against Marshall on Dec. 12 was the most fun game, because the score was close and the crowd was loud.

Girls Soccer

Overall: 2-5-2

League: 0-2

Results:

Nov. 16, vs. San Gabriel, W, 3-0

Nov. 17, vs. La Puente, T, 2-2

Dec. 2, at Montebello, L, 2-1 

Dec. 6, vs. Workman, W, 8-0

Dec. 8, at Pioneer, T, 0-0

Dec. 10, vs Godinez Fundamental, L, 3-0 (tournament)

Dec. 10, vs. Artesia, L, 2-1 (tournament)

Dec. 13, vs. Marshall, L, 8-0

Dec. 15, at El Monte, L, 6-0

Interesting Fact: According to junior Marleen Mendoza, the 2022-23 Viking team’s strengths are communication and passing.

Boys Soccer

Overall: 4-6-3

League: 0-2

Results:

Nov. 14, vs Sierra Vista, CANCELED

Nov. 17, at La Puente, L, 0-2

Nov. 21,  at Monrovia, T, 1-1

Nov. 28, at Mark Keppel, W, 4-3

Nov. 30, vs. Los Altos, T, 1-1

Dec. 2, vs. Artesia, W, 2-1 (tournament)

Dec. 2, at Sierra Vista, L, 3-0 (tournament)

Dec. 6, at La Canada, L, 1-2

Dec. 8, vs. Santiago, T, 2-2 (tournament)

Dec. 9, at Huntington Beach, L, 1-2 (tournament)

Dec. 10, vs. St. John Bosco, T, 2-2 (tournament)

Dec. 10, vs Trabuco Hills, L, 0-2 (tournament)

Dec. 12, at Marshall, L, 2-0

Dec. 15, vs. El Monte, L, 1-0

Interesting Fact: Junior Moises Lerma is the team’s leading goal scorer with four goals.

Wrestling

Results:

Girls: Dec. 1, at Marshall, W, 24-0

Boys: Dec. 1, at Marshall, L, 53-24

Girls: Dec. 8, vs. El Monte, W, 48-18

Boys: Dec. 8, vs. El Monte, L, 42-30

Girls: Dec. 15, vs. Rosemead, W, 24-0

Boys: Dec. 15, vs. Rosemead, L, 48-36

Interesting Fact: Girls’ wrestling has a winning streak of 3 meets.

Seniors on the 2022-2023 wrestling team gathered for a photo after the December 15th home match against Rosemead High School. The girls won, 24-0, while the boys lost, 48-36.
Photo by Noemi Linares

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