FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area Soccer Duos

BOYS SOCCER 2011-’12 1. Carlos Cruz and Jonathan Madrid, Fontana — This duo caught fire early in the season and haven’t let up, combining to score an Inland Area-leading 47 goals and a mind-boggling 136 points. Madrid led all Inland Area players with 21 assists, while Cruz had 17 helpers for the Steelers (21-1-1), CIF-Southern Section … Continue reading

Prep Predictions: CIF-SS Division 7

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, Feb. 23 No. 1 Cate at Don Bosco Tech — Rams (16-1-1) riding 16-game unbeaten streak, visit Tigers (18-1-3) Apple Valley AAE at Paraclete — Knights (11-4-1) won 2-1 in 2nd Round, travel to see Spirits (14-8-3) No. 4 University Prep at Thacher — Fourth-seeded Jaguars (20-3-0) won 1-0 to advance Lennox at … Continue reading

Prep Predictions: CIF-SS Division 6

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, Feb. 23 Rosamond at Crossroads — Meep-meep! RoRoadrunners (19-3-3) visit Roadrunners (14-6-1) Jurupa Hills at No. 3 Desert Hot Springs — Spartans (15-5-1) won in OT in 2nd Round, at Golden Eagles (16-7-1) No. 4 Citrus Hill at Windward — Hawks (20-4-2) face huge test in L.A. vs. Wildcats (14-3-1) No. 2 Desert Mirage at San … Continue reading

Prep Predictions: CIF-SS Division 5

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, Feb. 23 Perris at No. 1 Cajon — Cowboys (21-4-3) now +8 in playoffs, host Panthers (18-6-1) Granite Hills at Santa Paula — Cougars (19-6-1) spend a day traveling, then play Cardinals (10-6-6) Mountain View at Lakeside — Lancers (14-7-5) host first game of playoffs vs. Vikings (13-5-4) Colton at Pioneer Valley — … Continue reading

Prep Predictions: CIF-SS Division 4

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, Feb. 23 South Torrance at No. 1 El Rancho — Dominant Dons (20-0-0) host Spartans (8-3-5) No. 3 Cathedral at Santa Monica — Phantoms (18-3-2), 3-1 2nd Round winners, at Vikings (13-3-3) No. 4 Crescenta Valley at Salesian — Falcons (18-0-6) keep winning, visit Mustanngs (12-3-3) Oak Hills at No. 2 Artesia — … Continue reading