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Sports Reporter — LA Times

Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976.

Football: Top QBs in West Valley League clash on Friday — Friday's West Valley League opener between Chatsworth (5-0) and host Taft (4-1) matches the league's top two quarterbacks. Taft's 6-foot-4 senior, Chris Duncan, has passed for 1,076 yards and 13 touchdowns with two interceptions. Chatsworth's junior quarterback, Tyger Goslin, has passed for 1,368 yards and 18 touchdowns with three interceptions.

Southern Section is moving forward on competitive equity playoff groupings — Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod made a clear, precise presentation to league representatives on Tuesday in Long Beach at the Southern Section Council meeting on a proposal to switch to competitive equity playoff groupings beginning in the fall. A final vote is scheduled for Jan. 27, and...

Baseball: Pitcher Isaac Meza is latest from West Valley League to commit — The West Valley League is going to have another strong group of pitchers in the spring, with Birmingham's Isaac Meza the latest to commit. He chose Cal State Bakersfield. Meza lost to El Camino Real in the City Section playoffs last season. Meza came on strong as a junior. Twitter:@LATSondheimer

Girls' volleyball: Santa Margarita is No. 1 in Division 1AA — Santa Margarita is ranked No. 1 in this week's Southern Section Division 1AA girls' volleyball poll. Redondo is No. 2 and Great Oak No. 3. Here's the link to complete rankings. Twitter:@LATSondheimer

Football: This week's Southern Section polls — There's little change in this week's Southern Section Pac-5 Division football poll. Corona Centennial stays No. 1, followed by St. John Bosco, Mater Dei, Bishop Amat and Alemany. Here's the link to complete rankings. Twitter:@LATSondheimer

Boys' basketball: Deveral Ramsey of Sierra Canyon commits to Nevada — Nevada Coach Eric Musselman has landed another talented guard from Southern California. Standout point guard Deveral Ramsey of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has committed to Nevada. "They did a great job making him feel like he'd be integral to their success," Coach Ty Nichols said. Sierra Canyon is...

Girls' basketball: City Section releases new playoff divisions — The City Section has released its new playoff divisions for girls' basketball pending outcome of any final appeals. Division I: Narbonne, Farifax, Palisades, Granada Hills, El Camino Real, Carson, View Park, University, Garfield, Westchester, Eagle Rock, Roosevelt, Animo South LA, Poly, LACES, Huntington Park, San Fernando, Birmingham, Monroe, Marshall, Kennedy, Reseda, Bell, San Pedro.

Boys' basketball: City Section releases new playoff divisions — The City Section has revised its playoff divisions in basketball. Division IV is no longer based on enrollment. Top boys' teams from Division IV in previous years, LACES and View Park Prep, have been moved to Division I. Other teams getting bumped up to Division I include Grant (from Division II),...

Football: Former Dorsey linebacker Jeremiah Allison leads Washington State in tackles — Former Dorsey linebacker Jeremiah Allison has become a tackling machine in his senior year for Washington State. Allison leads the team with 38 tackles in four games. Allison was a straight-A student during his Dorsey days. Above is video of the type of person he was at Dorsey. Twitter:@LATSondheimer

Boys' basketball: Santa Margarita to make run at Mater Dei — Santa Margarita is gearing up to make a run at Santa Ana Mater Dei in the Trinity League basketball competition. Coach Jeff Reinert returns four starters from a 19-8 team. Guards Kaden and Noah Rasheed, along with three-year starter Colin Ferrier and 6-foot-8 junior Garrett Thompson provide the...
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