June 7, 1998 |
West Covina South Hills 9, Westlake 3--The Huskies, who won the Division IV title last season, scored seven runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 3-2 deficit and win the Division III championship. Issac Jurado's single drove in pinch-runner Landon Evans from third for the tying run and Mike McMorrow put the Huskies ahead with a two-run single against reliever Mike Alba. Bo Wilfong pitched a six-hitter for South Hills.
December 8, 2000 |
7 TONIGHT COVINA DISTRICT STADIUM Neither school has been to a section final since the early 1980s, but that's not apparent in their level of play. La Habra has won 12 consecutive games with steady defense and an unpredictable offense. The Highlanders surprised Covina last week with a four-receiver, no-back set on their opening drive, marching downfield for a quick score. South Hills, winner of 10 in a row, isn't without a few wrinkles either.
October 11, 2003 |
Had they not been forced to leave home and return to Southern California to live with their father, Bryan and Jeremy Payton might never have played football. And Bryan might not have his scholarship to UCLA, and Jeremy might not be headed to Arizona State. And Covina South Hills, undefeated and ranked No. 17 by The Times among Southland high school football teams, might not have won the Southern Section Division VII title in 2002.
February 23, 1992
Dominic Tu, a senior at Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park, won first place in the Challenge of a Free Society essay contest sponsored by the Covina Optimist Club. Christina Castro, also a senior at Sierra Vista, won second, and Mario Aloway, a senior at South Hills High School in West Covina, won third. The three were given medals by the local club.
June 14, 1988
Shortstop Mark Razook of Cal State Fullerton has signed to play with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle scout Ken Houp said Monday. Razook, a junior, hit .246 with 1 home run, 11 doubles and 27 runs-batted in this season. He will report to the Mariners' Class A team in Wausau, Wis., at the end of the week. Razook attended South Hills High School in West Covina, where he was the athlete of the year in 1985. He was drafted by the New York Yankees out of high school but elected to play at Fullerton.