Another big test is ahead of South Pasadena High’s boys’ basketball team as the Tigers host San Marino January 22 in a key Rio Hondo League matchup.
South Pasadena dropped a 53-43 contest to Temple City on January 15 at home before going on the road last Friday to hand Monrovia a 68-55 loss.
Just to keep themselves battle tested, the Tigers competed in Monday’s 2020 MLK Day Showdown Tournament and lost to Santa Clara of Oxnard 66-55.
As South Pasadena looks ahead to playing its rival, the Tigers are 14-6 overall this season and 2-2 in league play. La Cañada and Temple City are both 4-0 in league play while South Pasadena and San Marino have the same record and Monrovia and Blair are winless at 0-4.
On Friday, January 24, the Tigers face Blair in a home game. Wednesday and Friday’s games at South Pasadena Middle School start at 7 p.m.
South Pasadena High, 2-1 in Rio Hondo League play, hosts San Marino in an important league contest on Wednesday night.
Trailing undefeated La Cañada (3-0) in the league standings, the Tigers and Titans face each other at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, on the Tigers’ home court, which happens to be the local high school since the SPHS gym is being renovated.
Overall, South Pasadena is 9-11. On January 15, the Tigers won to Temple City 54-20 at home and last Friday they routed Monrovia 66-25 on the road.
Last Sunday, South Pasadena found itself on the short end of a 58-38 contest to Rancho Cucamonga in the Bishop Amat Lancer Winter Classic.
South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team is currently in fourth place in Rio Hondo League play with a 1-2-1 mark and looking ahead to a Wednesday matchup at home against San Marino starting at 3:30 p.m.
On January 15, the Tigers lost 2-1 against Temple City in a home encounter then tied Monrovia 1-1 on the road last Friday afternoon.
Following Wednesday’s game, South Pasadena hosts Blair on Friday in another 3:30 p.m. contest.
La Canada leads the league with a 4-0 mark, followed by Temple City at 3-1, Monovia 1-2-1, South Pasadena 1-2-1, San Marino 1-2 and Blair 0-3.
Overall, the Tigers are 4-6-1 on the season.
Looking for its first Rio Hondo League win of the season, South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team travels to San Marino Wednesday, January 22, to face rival at 3:30 p.m.
The Tigers are coming off consecutive 5-2 and 2-0 losses to Temple City on January 15 and Monrovia January 17, respectfully.
Temple City leads the league at 3-0 followed by La Canada 2-01, San Marino 1-1-1, San Marino 1-1-1, Monrovia 1-3, and South Pasadena 0-3-1,
Overall, South Pasadena is 5-8-3 on the season, including an 0-3-1 mark against league competition.
Girls’ Water Polo
South Pasadena High’s girls’ water polo team is now 0-3 after falling 14-9 to Monrovia last Thursday.
The Tigers will look for their first league win when they face San Marino on Tuesday, January 21.