Sports Briefs: Downey-Warren boys soccer battle to a tie

DOWNEY – The Downey High School boys’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 5-5-2 and are 2-0-1 in S.G.V.L. play. 

Downey defeated Dominguez (1-6-1, 0-2) at Dominguez 4-0 last Tuedsay and defeated Lynwood (3-4-1, 0-2) at Downey 1-0 last Thursday. 

Downey hosted cross-town rival Warren (8-4-2, 1-0-2) on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. and came away with a 0-0 tie. The Vikings traveled to Gahr (4-5-4, 1-1) yesterday to face the Gladiators (score unavailable at press time). The Vikings will travel to Paramount (11-1-3) next Tuesday for their showdown with the Pirates and will host Dominguez next Thursday.

Coach Mires, his staff and players are looking forward to league play. Cross-town rival Warren and Paramount will once again be the teams to beat in San Gabriel Valley League play.

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The Downey High School girls’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 6-5-6 and are 2-1 in S.G.V.L. play. The Lady Vikings defeated Dominguez at Downey 12-0 last Tuesday and defeated Lynwood (5-4-3, 1-1) at Lynwood 2-1 last Thursday. 

Downey hosted cross-town rival Warren (11-2-4, 2-0) on Tuesday and were defeated 1-0. The Lady Vikings hosted Gahr (4-8-1, 0-2) on Thursday (score unavailable at press time). Downey will travel to Paramount next Tuesday and will travel to Dominguez next Thursday.

Coach Fresquez, her staff and players are looking forward to league play. Cross-town rival Warren will once again be the team to beat in San Gabriel Valley League play. Downey and Warren were co-S.G.V.L. champions last year with matching 8-1-1 league records.

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The Warren High School boys’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 8-4-2 and are 1-0-2 in S.G.V.L. play. Warren tied Paramount (11-1-3) at Warren last Tuesday 2-2 and defeated Gahr (4-5-4, 1-1) at Gahr 1-0 on Thursday.

The Bears traveled to Downey on Tuesday for a 5:00 p.m. game and played to a 0-0 tie. Warren traveled to Dominguez (1-6-1, 0-2) yesterday (score unavailable at press time). 

The Bears will host Lynwood (3-4-1, 0-2) next Tuesday and will have their much anticipated rematch with Paramount next Thursday at Paramount. The winner of that game will have the inside track to the league title. Warren is the defending 2015 S.G.V.L. champion and look to win another league title.

The Warren High School girls’ soccer team currently has an overall record of 12-2-3 and are 3-0 in S.G.V.L. play. Warren defeated Paramount (7-5-1, 1-1) at Paramount 2-1 last Tuesday and defeated Gahr (4-8-1, 0-2) at Warren 8-0 last Thursday.

Warren traveled to cross-town rival Downey (6-5-6, 2-1) on Tuesday and came away with a 1-0 win on a goal by freshman Alessandra Ramirez. The Lady Bears hosted Dominguez yesterday (score unavailable at press time). Warren will travel to Lynwood (5-4-3, 1-1) next Tuesday and will host Paramount next Thursday.

Warren and Downey were co-S.G.V.L. champions last season with matching 8-1-1 league records.

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The Downey High School boys’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 15-4 and are 0-2 in S.G.V.L. play. 

The Vikings traveled to Dominguez (12-5, 2-0) last Wednesday and were defeated by the Dons 43-41. Downey hosted Lynwood (12-4, 2-0) on Friday and were defeated by the Knights 67-65. 

In the Dominguez game, Downey trailed at the end of the first quarter 15-2 but outscored the Dons 16-7 in the second quarter. Downey trailed 22-18 at halftime. The Vikings outscored the Dons 15-12 in the third quarter but still trailed 34-33 at the end of the third quarter. Dominguez outscored Downey 9-8 in the fourth quarter and held on for the 43-41 win.

Downey traveled to cross-town rival Warren (11-7, 1-1) on Wednesday (score unavailable at press time) and will travel to Gahr (11-7, 1-1) later today.

The Downey High School girls’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 12-6 and are 1-1 in S.G.V.L. play. Downey defeated Dominguez (0-9, 0-2) at Dominguez 62-14 last Wednesday and were defeated by Lynwood (7-6, 2-0) at home Friday night 49-45. 

In the Dominguez game, Downey led at the end of the first quarter 25-2 and led at halftime 42-6. The Lady Vikings outscord Dominguez 14-3 in the third quarter and led 56-9 at the end of the third quarter. Downey outscored Dominguez 6-5 in the fourth quarter and won 62-14. 

In the Lynwood game, Downey went toe to toe with the league heavyweight Lady Knights but came up short. Downey will travel to Lynwood on February 3 for their much anticipated rematch.

The Lady Vikings traveled to cross-town rival Warren (9-8, 2-0) on Wednesday (score unavailable at press time) and will travel to Gahr (7-9, 0-2) later today for their game against the Lady Gladiators.

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The Warren High School boys’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 11-7 and are 1-1 in S.G.V.L. play. 

The Bears defeated Paramount (7-12, 0-2) at Warren last Tuesday 53-48 and were defeated by Gahr (11-7, 1-1) at Gahr 79-61 last Thursday.

In the Paramount game, the Bears and Pirates were tied at 24 going into the locker room at halftime. The Bears led 37-35 at the end of the third quarter and held on for the 53-48 win.

In the Gahr game, Warren trailed 16-10 at the end of the first quarter. The Gladiators outscored the Bears 19-16 in the second quarter and extended their lead to 35-26 at halftime. Gahr outscored Warren 18-14 in the third quarter and again 26-21 in the fourth quarter to seal the 79-61 win.

Warren hosted cross-town rival Downey (15-4, 0-2) on Wednesday (score unavailable at press time) and will travel to Dominguez (12-5, 2-0) later today to play the Dons.

The Warren High School girls’ basketball team currently has an overall record of 9-8 and are 2-0 in S.G.V.L. play. The Lady Bears defeated Paramount (7-3, 1-1) at Warren 62-25 last Wednesday and defeated Gahr (7-8, 0-1) at Gahr 62-33 last Friday.

Warren hosted cross-town rival Downey (12-6, 1-1) on Wednesday (score unavailable at press time) and will travel to Dominguez (0-9, 0-2) later today to play the Lady Dons. Warren will host league favorite Lynwood (7-6, 2-0) next Wednesday and will travel to Paramount to play the Lady Pirates next Friday.