SPHS Sports Update: Jan 28-31 | Several Teams Rank Top 3 in Rio Hondo League

Second round of Rio Hondo League play in winter sports is now in session

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Second round of Rio Hondo League play is underway as the winter season is in full swing for South Pasadena High student-athletes.

The following is a quick update on how each varsity team is performing:

Boys Soccer

South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team is currently in third place with the tiebreaker for second place going to Temple City (3-2-1).

The Tigers, 6-6-2 overall, travel to La Canada on Wednesday, January 29, and to Temple City on Friday, January 31. The contests start at 3:30 p.m.

Girls Soccer

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team is still in search of its first Rio Hondo League victory at 0-4-1 and are locked in fifth place to go with its and 5-9-3 overall on the season.

The Tigers host La Canada on Wednesday, January 29, and Temple City on January 31. Both contests start at 3:30 p.m.

Girls’ Basketball

South Pasadena High’s girls’ basketball team is currently in second place, with their only loss in Rio Hondo League play coming to La Canada (4-1).

Overall, the Tigers, who host La Canada on January 29 and Temple City on January 31, are 10-11 on the season.

Boys’ Basketball

South Pasadena High’s boys’ basketball team sits in 3rd place in Rio Hondo League play with a 4-2 record.

The Tigers are coming off two big wins last week, upending rival San Marino 83-77 on January 22 and knocking off Blair 80-77 last Friday, both games played at South Pasadena Middle School.

South Pasadena is back in action on January 29 when it travels to La Canada in a 7 p.m. game before heading to Temple City on Friday, January 31. Both games begin at 7 p.m.

In the two big back-to-back victories Billy Reed scored 40 plus points in each.

Wrestling

South Pasadena High’s wrestling team has had strong competitive matches, supported strongly by junior Devin Peries, who continues to emerge as one of the strongest athletes in the sport.

Girls’ Water Polo

South Pasadena High’s wrestling team, coming off a huge win over rival San Marino, remains in in 4th place in the Rio Hondo League.