BASEBALL: 3rd Annual Austin Gorrell Memorial Classic

Inland_Sports is honored to broadcast the championship game of the 3rd Austin Gorrell Memorial Classic on Tuesday November 21 at 6pm at Cal Baptist University. 40 of the top high school teams in the Inland Empire will battle for the Gorrell Classic crown while celebrating the life of Austin Gorrell. Watch the championship game LIVE on The Inland_Sports Channel!
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Heritage Football, CBU coach Rick Croy on The Inland_Sports Show (11-11-17)

The Heritage Patriots joined us in studio to talk about their playoff win vs. La Mirada and to preview Calabasas in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.

Plus, Cal Baptist head men’s basketball coach Rick Croy talking about the Lancers first win inside the new Events Center.

And our Marines Recruiting Station Riverside Athlete of the Week: Murrieta Valley WR Marquis Spiker.

VOLLEYBALL: CIF-SS Finals Preview

Top-seeded Santiago will take on Orange Lutheran for the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship, while Notre Dame goes up against league rival Loma Linda Academy for the D6 crown.

Inland_Sports volleyball correspondent Derryl Trujillo previews the finals!

Santiago vs. Orange Lutheran preview: Inland Sports CIF-SS Volleyball Championship Preview- Division 2

Notre Dame vs. Loma Linda Academy preview: Inland Sports Volleyball CIF-SS Volleyball Championship Preview- Division 6-2

Hillcrest WR Elijah Dominguez: The Marines Recruiting Station Riverside Athlete of the Week

Hillcrest receiver Elijah Dominguez caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Jalen Jefferson to lead Hillcrest to a wild, 49-41 victory against Norte Vista. Dominguez scored the game-winning touchdown late in the game, as the Trojans finished in a 5-way tie for first place in the River Valley League.

VOLLEYBALL: CIF-SS Semifinal Preview

The top-seeded Santiago Sharks volleyball team has reached the CIF Southern Section Division 2 semifinals. Inland_Sports Show correspondent Derry Trujillo offers this preview, plus breaks down the D6 semis featuring four Ambassador League schools:

Click here for Santiago Preview: Inland Sports Volleyball Semifinal Preview- Division 2 Esperanza @ Corona Santiago

Click here for the Aquinas @ Notre Dame Preview: Inland Sports Volleyball Preview- Division 6 Semifinal Aquinas @ Notre Dame

Click here for the Loma Linda Academy vs. Ontario Christian preview: Inland Sports Semifinal Preview Division 6- Loma Linda Academy @ Ontario Christian

 

VOLLEYBALL: CIF-SS Playoff Notebook

Inland Sports Volleyball 2nd Rd Notebook: 

By: Derryl Trujillo

Inland Sports Volleyball Correspondent

Let’s open up the volleyball notebook on this Friday morning before football.

Ambassador League does it again:

The Ambassador League for a second consecutive year has cemented itself as our area’s top small schools league with four teams advancing to Saturday’s quarterfinal round. All of them are entered in Division 6.

Aquinas ,who knocked off #1 Bishop Amat in a sweep, hosts Walnut tomorrow at 7pm.

Notre Dame ,who knocked out Grace Brethren in 4 sets, visits Paloma Valley tomorrow at 5pm.

Loma Linda Academy, who knocked out Beaumont in a sweep, visits Gabrielino at 7pm currently.

Ontario Christian ,who knocked out Brentwood in a sweep, visits Templeton tomorrow currently  at 7pm

The Arrowhead League is our only other league with multiple Elite 8 teams in Sherman Indian and Carnegie.

History being made:

The 2nd year of CIF-SS’ competitive equity format means that schools who haven’t had success recently in volleyball are getting a chance to succeed in postseason play:

Elite 8 participants Aquinas, Rancho Christian, Paloma Valley, Sherman Indian, and Orange Vista have all made it to this point for the first time in their history.

Road Warriors:

On Thursday it was Redlands Adventist making the lengthy trip to Lone Pine. Saturday it’s Orange Vista’s turn. It’s approximately 215-240 miles depending on which route you take.

End of the Season awards:

If your league has held its postseason meeting for all-league honors please email that list to socaltrekkie@gmail.com. Should you want it held till a certain date please include those requests. Also I will be compiling two all area teams. One will be public schools and the other private schools. Please send recommendations to the email address above.

Hosting Scenarios for Tuesday- Scenarios of local interest only

Division 2:

Santiago wins and plays Valencia/Valencia– at Santiago

Santiago wins and plays Esperanza– coin flip

Division 5:

Hemet wins and plays Diamond Bar– coin flip

Hemet wins and plays St. Paul– coin flip

Division 6:

Aquinas wins and plays Notre Dame– Notre Dame hosts

Aquinas wins and plays Paloma Valley– coin flip

Walnut wins and plays Notre Dame– coin flip

Walnut wins and plays Paloma Valley– Walnut hosts

Loma Linda Academy wins and plays Ontario Christian– Ontario Christian hosts

Loma Linda Academy wins and plays Templeton– coin flip

Gabrielino wins and plays Ontario Christian– Ontario Christian hosts

Division 9:

Mammoth wins and plays Rancho Christian– Rancho Christian hosts

Southlands Christian wins and plays– Rancho Christian hosts

Division 10:

Orange Vista wins and plays Carnegie– coin flip

Lone Pine wins and plays Carnegie– Carnegie hosts

Excelsior Charter wins and plays Sherman Indian– coin flip

Pacifica Christian wins and plays Sherman Indian– Sherman Indian hosts