Downey soccer readies for start of postseason

DOWNEY – The Downey High School boys’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 16-4-4 and a San Gabriel Valley League record of 6-0-2. The Vikings tied Lynwood at Downey 1-1 (2OT) on January 24th, defeated Dominguez at Downey 6-0 on January 26th and defeated Warren at Downey 2-0 on January 28th.

The Vikings played Gahr at Gahr on Wednesday and concluded their regular season schedule when they traveled to Paramount yesterday (scores unavailable at press time). The game against Paramount yesterday was for the league championship.

At the time of this writing, Paramount is 7-0-1 and in first place in league play, Downey is 6-0-2 and in second place, Lynwood is 6-2-1 and in third place, Warren is 3-6 and in fourth place, Dominguez is 2-7 and in fifth place and Gahr is 0-9 and in sixth place.

The Vikings have qualified for C.I.F. postseason play and will wait for the C.I.F. Division 1 playoff bracket to be released this weekend. Coach Mires, his staff and players are all looking forward to finishing league play on a strong note and making another deep run in the playoffs.


DOWNEY GIRLS SOCCER:
The Downey High School girls’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 13-5-5 and a San Gabriel Valley League of 7-1-1.

The Lady Vikings defeated Lynwood at Lynwood 4-0 on January 24th, defeated Paramount at Paramount 7-1 on January 26th and tied Warren at Downey 1-1 (2OT) on Tuesday night. Downey hosted Gahr at Downey on Wednesday night in their league finale (score unavailable at press time).

The Lady Vikings have qualified for C.I.F. Division 3 postseason play and will find out who and where they play this weekend. Coach Aguiniga, his staff and players are all looking forward to finishing league play on a strong note and making a nice run in postseason play.


DOWNEY BOYS BASKETBALL:
The Downey High School boys’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 20-8 and a San Gabriel Valley League record of 5-4. The Vikings defeated Dominguez at Dominguez 45-44 on January 23rd, were defeated by Lynwood at Downey 63-62 on January 25th and were defeated by Warren at Warren 57-55 on Tuesday night.

Downey closed out their regular season schedule yesterday against Gahr at Gahr (score unavailable at press time). At the time of this writing, Warren is in first place in league play with a record of 7-2, Downey is in second place with a record of 5-4, Dominguez is tied for third place with Lynwood and Gahr with records of 4-5 and Paramount is in sixth place with a record of 3-6.

Coach Shelton, his staff and players are all looking to finish league play on a strong note. The Vikings have already qualified for postseason play and will see who they play in the first round of the C.I.F. Division 3AA playoffs this weekend when brackets are posted.


DOWNEY GIRLS BASKETBALL:
The Downey High School girls’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 21-6 and a San Gabriel Valley League record of 8-1. The Lady Vikings defeated Dominguez at Dominguez 49-43 on January 23rd, defeated Lynwood at Downey 65-39 on January 25th and were defeated by Troy at Troy 47-28 on January 26th in non-league play.

The Lady Vikings defeated Warren at Warren 63-48 on Tuesday and closed out their regular season schedule yesterday against Gahr at Gahr (score unavailable at press time). The Lady Vikings have already qualified for postseason play and will now wait for the C.I.F. Division 1 playoff brackets to be released this weekend.


WARREN BOYS BASKETBALL:
The Warren High School boys’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 17-6 and a San Gabriel Valley League record of 7-2.

The Bears defeated Paramount at Warren 94-60 on January 23rd, defeated Gahr at Gahr 75-63 on January 25th and defeated cross-town rival Downey at Warren 57-55 on Tuesday night. The Bears concluded their regular season schedule yesterday when they traveled to Dominguez (score unavailable at press time).

Warren has already qualified for postseason play and will find out who they play this weekend. Coach Leflore, his staff and players are all looking forward to finishing league play on a strong note and making a deep run in the C.I.F. Division 3AA playoffs.


WARREN GIRLS BASKETBALL:
The Warren High School girls’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 10-13 and a San Gabriel Valley League record of 5-4. The Lady Bears defeated Paramount at Warren 71-34 on January 23rd, defeated Gahr at Warren 60-43 on January 25th and were defeated by Downey at Warren 63-48 on Tuesday. Warren concluded their regular season yesterday when they traveled to Dominguez (score unavailable at press time).

At the time of this writing, Downey and Lynwood are tied for first place in league play with records of 8-1, Warren is in third place with a record of 5-4, Dominguez is in fourth place with a record of 4-5, Gahr is in fifth place with a record of 2-7 and Paramount is in sixth place with a record of 0-9.

Warren will find out who and where they play this weekend in the C.I.F. Division 2AA playoffs. A win against Dominguez yesterday would certainly help the Bears in regards to who they play in the first round.