East County Sports

Foothillers hand Centurions just second loss in 10 games


Tuesday, Sept. 22

Grossmont 11, University City 9 – The Foothillers improved to 2-2, while the Centurions lost for the second time this season to fall to 8-2.

Jacob Niskey scored one of his seven goals late in the fourth quarter to lift the Foothillers.

Other scores

Granite Hills 10, Steele Canyon 5

Valhalla 17, Mt. Carmel 5

Mater Dei 11, El Capitan 7

Otay Ranch 11, West Hills 8


Sept. 19

Monte Vista 12, San Ysidro 10 – The Monarchs edged San Ysidro (0-10).


Sept. 17

Monarch-Highlander Tournament

At Helix

Helix 13, Mission Hills 12

Scripps Ranch 19, Helix 5

At Monte Vista

El Camino 11, Monte Vista 4

Bonita Vista 12, Monte Vista 4


Valhalla 19, La Costa Canyon 11. Goals: A. Higginson (V) 8.

Sept. 16


Classical 15, Monte Vista 11


Sept. 15


Eastlake 13, Valhalla 10.


Norsemen open Grossmont play with win over rival Eagles

EastCountySports.com staff report

EL CAJON – Brandon Persky put back a blocked shot in the fourth period, as Valhalla won at home over Granite Hills, 13-8, on Tuesday afternoon.

Eagles’ senior two-meter Walker McKay slammed down a goal in the third quarter for Granite Hills on an entry pass from junior Travis Way to keep the Eagles in the game.

Other score: Grossmont 17, Monte Vista 6


Sept. 9

Carlsbad 13, Grossmont 6


Poway Invitational

Saturday’s games

University City 12, Valhalla 10 – The Norsemen earned fourth place at the 30-team Poway Invitational after falling to the Centurions. Valhalla (3-2) hosts Granite Hills on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Granite Hills 11, Valley Center 6 – In the seventh-place game on Saturday, Granite Hills jumped out to a 4-1 lead, but the Jags were able to keep pace in the second, as the Eagles led 8-5 at halftime.

Granite took a 10-5 lead heading into the fourth, then both teams scored a goal in the fourth.

The Eagles put up a strong defense against the VC shooting opportunities.

Westview 11, Granite Hills 7 – The Eagles fell in the championship round game at Bishop’s.

Torrey Pines 18, Valhalla 6 – The Norsemen tailed 10-4 at halftime.

Thursday’s games

Canyon Crest 7, Helix 6 – Wes Babbitt had three goals for the Highlanders, including a score with three seconds left in the first half to give Helix a 4-3 lead at intermission.

Granite Hills 9, San Pasqual 7

Friday’s games

Poway Invitational

Valhalla 9, Granite Hills 5 – Senior Brandon Persky led Valhalla with four goals.

Valhalla 11, La Jolla Country Day 2 – Persky has four goals for Valhalla.

Valhalla 7, Canyon Crest 3 – Persky had two goals for Valhalla

Granite Hills 9, San Pasqual 7


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