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  • USC holds on for 28-23 victory over UCLAUSC holds on for 28-23 victory over UCLA

    USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 is brought down by UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young #42 in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. #4 can’t bring down this pass against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors #22 in the first half.USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. #10 and USC Trojans defensive lineman Christian Rector #89 celebrate after Houston picked up a fumble in the 2nd quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen after fumbling against USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins place kicker JJ Molson (17) miss a field goal attempt against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans celebrate after a touchdown against UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. (23) runs for yardage against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins running back Bolu Olorunfunmi (4) dives for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors (22) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) fumbles, but the play is ruled dead after review against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora looks toward the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down past USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora after the USC Trojans scores during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans band prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) walks off the field smiling after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) high fives fans after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a touchdwon over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe reaches for a pass against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans fans during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen passes against the USC Trojans during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (4) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Matt Dickerson teammates help quarterback Josh Rosen (3) up after being sacked by USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (not pictured) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) runs for a touchdown past UCLA Bruins defensive lineman Keisean Lucier-South (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen passes against the USC Trojans during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors (22) rocks away a pass intended for USC Trojans Steven Mitchell Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Stephen Carr (7) runs fora first down past UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young (42) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. (4) runs for a first down against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley reacts after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) knocks away pass intended for UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2), but the ball spins and Lasley comes up with the catch during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Stephen Carr (7) runs fora first down over UCLA Bruins defensive back Jaleel Wadood (4) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold celebrates after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) celebrates with teammate with wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, left, is sacked by Southern California defensive tackle Josh Fatu during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley, left, escapes a tackle by Southern California safety Marvell Tell III during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Southern California head coach Clay Helton, right, talks with quarterback Sam Darnold during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Southern California running back Ronald Jones II, below, gets in for a touchdown as center Nico Falah, upper left, and UCLA linebacker Kenny Young watch during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Southern California running back Ronald Jones II, top, is tackled by UCLA defensive back Nate Meadors during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley, right, makes a catch for a touchdown as Southern California cornerback Jack Jones defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold, right, scrambles with the ball as UCLA defensive lineman Jacob Tuioti-Mariner falls during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Southern California wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr., right, celebrates with wide receiver Trevon Sidney after running back a punt for a 72-yard touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Show Caption of Expand LOS ANGELES — Sam Darnold stood atop a ladder in a corner of the Coliseum and led USC’s marching band in a rendition of “Conquest.” Disaster threatened for most of Saturday night, but in the end, the Trojans could celebrate, escaping with a 28-23 victory over UCLA. “I thought our kids did what needed to be done to win a hard-fought ballgame,” USC coach Clay Helton said. The 87th edition of the crosstown rivalry was up for grabs late into the fourth quarter. In a nationally-televised showcase featuring two of the nation’s top quarterbacks, UCLA’s Josh Rosen dropped a 27-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Lasley in the end zone with 2:43 left, moving the unranked Bruins within a touchdown and a potential for their biggest upset in the series in more than a decade. Rosen had hit Lasley in stride after he had passed Jack Jones along the south sideline. But the Trojans, who had entered as 16-point favorites and were ranked No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings, recovered an ensuing onside kick and ran out the clock on the final two-plus minutes in front of 82,407 at the Coliseum The victory meant little as far as USC’s postseason destination. It had already sewn up a Pac-12 South Division championship and fallen mostly out of the playoff mix. But its victory marked its third in a row over the Bruins, all under Helton, including his final game as the team’s interim coach in 2015, and gave the program its first 10-win regular season since 2011. “It’s huge for how much adversity we’ve faced this year,” said Cameron Smith, a junior linebacker for the Trojans. “I’ve never played 12 games in a row in my life. To say we’re 10-2 is huge. I couldn’t be happier right now.” UCLA (5-6, 3-5 in the Pac-12) out-gained USC, 501-417 yards, but remained one win shy of becoming bowl eligible. Its regular-season finale is Friday against Cal at the Rose Bowl. “It’s upsetting,” said Jedd Fisch, the Bruins’ offensive coordinator. “Our guys played really really hard and really really good. And every now and then there was just a play that moved us back.” USC has its first bye week on Thanksgiving weekend before it plays in the Pac-12 championship game on Dec. 1. Rosen, in his second game back from a concussion, completed 32 of 52 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns with an interception against the Trojans. The junior quarterback often found Lasley, who caught 10 passes for 204 yards and all three touchdowns. Darnold, USC’s prolific passer, completed 17 of 28 passes for 264 yards with an interception. “It’s awesome being able to battle a great player like Josh,” Darnold said. Before Rosen’s 27-yard scoring toss to Lasley, the Trojans had a 28-17 lead with 5:19 left, after running back Ronald Jones capped a 10-play, 90-yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown run. Jones totaled 122 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries, but the Trojans had more trouble than expected on the ground against the nation’s worst-ranked rush defense. They ended with 153 total rushing yards, the fewest UCLA had allowed in a game this season. Its previous low was when it held Memphis to 162 yards in September. And its offense often stalled as a result. USC led 14-7 at halftime and first scored on a trick punt return. While the punt fluttered to the north sideline, where Michael Pittman caught it, USC’s players collapsed around Ajene Harris on the south sideline. UCLA’s players then followed to Harris. Pittman, as a result, was left open and ran 72 yards for a touchdown early in the first quarter. It was the difference in the margin after the first two quarters. Both quarterbacks saw potential scoring chances end later in the first half because of turnovers. UCLA appeared poised to even the score at 14 right before halftime. On a third-and-12, Rosen took a punishing hit as he delivered a well-timed throw over the middle to Christian Pabico, securing a first down at the Trojans’ 17-yard line. But the trip to the red zone ended two players later when Rosen was sacked and stripped. Malik Dorton, USC’s defensive end, pushed past Bruins center Scott Quessenberry into the backfield, and as Rosen started his throwing motion, the ball was knocked loose. Linebacker John Houston scooped up the fumble. The previous drive by USC had reached UCLA’s 30-yard line, but Darnold lofted a pass downfield in desperation on a fourth down and was picked off by Jaleel Wadood. Most of the Trojans’ success against Rosen came as it sacked him a total of four times, including on consecutive plays in the third quarter. Rosen was also intercepted by safety Marvell Tell in the end zone when he attempted to thread a pass into double coverage on the Bruins’ opening drive in the third quarter. It was the second of two trips to the red zone that ended without a touchdown for UCLA. Molson also missed a 47-yard field goal attempt in the first half. “When the going gets tough, our defense steps up,” Smith said. For the Bruins, if it stumbles next week, they will likely miss a bowl game for a second consecutive season under Coach Jim Mora.

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  • CIF-SS Cross Country Finals: boys and girls top finishers (results)CIF-SS Cross Country Finals: boys and girls top finishers (results)

    Top finishers and teams at the CIF-Southern Section Cross Country Finals on Saturday at Riverside City Course. CROSS COUNTRY CIF-SS Finals At Riverside City Course, 3-mile course Boys Division 1 Team results: 1. Great Oak 86, 2. Roosevely 145, 3. Dana Hills 150, Also: 5. El Toro 221 Individual results: 1. Bissell, Loyola, 14:39, 2. Fitzgerald, Crescenta Valley, 14:39, 3. Spencer, Roosevelt, 14:41, 4. Carvajal, Great Oak, 14:43, 5. Chahal, Burroughs, 14:46 Division 2 Team results: 1. Claremont 108, 2. Saugus 141, 3. West Ranch 157, Also: 4. Sunny Hills 187, 7. Canyon 220 Individual results: 1. Danforth, Canyon/CC, 14:50, 2. Opsahl, Redlands East Valley, 14:53, 3. Garcia, Newport Harbor, 14:57, 4. Pope, West Ranch, 15:02, 5. Seidman, West Ranch, 15:03, Also: 6. Chavez, Mission Viejo, 15:09 Division 3 Team results: 1. West Torrance 77, 2. Palos Verdes 118, 3. Whittier 176, Also: 5. Brea Olinda 193, 7. Ocean View 242 Individual results: 1. Ramos, Rubidoux, 14:55, 2. Beattie, Buena, 15:07, 3. Mijarez, Whittier, 15:19, 4. Howard, Santa Margarita, 15:19, 5. Cervantes, Nogales, 15:19 Division 4 Team results: 1. Cathedral 63, 2. Laguna Beach 137, 3. Foothill Technology 148, Also: 7. JSerra 231 Individual results: 1. Grover, JSerra, 15:22, 2. Herold, JSerra, 15:29, 3. Granillo, Cathedral, 15:35, 4. Cantu, Cathedral, 15:38, 5. Miller, Crean Lutheran, 15:39, Also: 8. Weiss, Crean Lutheran, 15:50 Division 5  Team results: 1. Thacher 82, 2. Valley Christian 117, 3. Flintridge Prep 122, Also: 4. St. Margaret’s 139 Individual results: 1. Pattinelli, Flintridge Prep, 14:51, 2. Shively, Pasadena Poly, 14:56, 3. Moreland, Campbell Hall, 15:28, 4. Vreeke, Valley Christian, 15:30, 5. Shaper, Thacher, 15:31 Girls Division 1 Team results: 1. Great Oak 56, 2. Vista Murrieta 138, 3. Arcadia 164, Also: 4. El Toro 207, 7. Dana Hills 245 Individual result: 1. Cortes, Great Oak, 16:27, 2. Arriaga, Walnut, 16:43, 3. Peurifoy, King, 16:51, 4. Gaitan, Great Oak, 16:56, 5. Virtue, Burroughs, 16:58 Division 2 Team results; 1. Claremont 77, 2. Saugus 104, 3. Capistrano Valley 110, Also: 5. Canyon 173, 6. Mission Viejo 192 Individual results: 1. Herberg, Capistrano Valley, 16:20, 2. Castillo, 16:28, 3. Leonard, Canyon, 4. Hines, Mission Viejo, 17:10, 5. Hwang, Claremont, 17:18 Division 3 Team results: 1. Laguna Hills 102, 2. Palos Verdes 130, 3. Oak Park 149, Also: 4. Esperanza 188, 5. Corona del Mar 198 Individual results; 1. Cruz-Albrecht, Oak Park, 17:33, 2. Shulze, Oak Park, 17:39, 3. Vincent, El Dorado, 17:58, 4. Catena, Palos Verdes, 18:10, 5. Steman, Palos Verdes, 18:11, Also: 6. Valenti, Brea Olinda, 18:26, 7. Lopez, Century, 18:31, 8. Kanuho, Bolsa Grande, 18:36 Division 4 Team results: 1. Foothill Technology 70, 2. Mayfield 100, 3. El Segundo 133, Also: 6. JSerra 174, 7. Laguna Beach 208 Individual results: 1. Lane, Malibu, 16:32, 2. Suarez, Mayfield, 17:34, 3. Bond, La Canada, 17:56, 4. Smith, Mayfield, 17:57, 5. Molina, Costa Mesa, 18:01, Also: 12. Gutierrez, Orange Lutheran, 18:19 Division 5 Team results: 1. Flintridge Prep 55, 2. St. Margaret’s 101, 3. Sage Hill 162 Individual results: 1. Barnett, Village Christian, 17:43, 2. Gitlin, Flintridge Prep, 17:59, 3. Carnell, St. Margaret’s, 18:00, 4. Codiga, Flintridge Prep, 18:06, 5. Miller, Webb, 18:10

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  • Wolf: USC won Crosstown Rivalry but few celebratedWolf: USC won Crosstown Rivalry but few celebrated

    UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. #10 and USC Trojans defensive lineman Christian Rector #89 celebrate after Houston picked up a fumble in the 2nd quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen walks of the field during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold celebrates after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora upset during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) knocks away pass intended for UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2), but the ball spins and Lasley comes up with the catch during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Stephen Carr (7) runs fora first down over UCLA Bruins defensive back Jaleel Wadood (4) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Matt Dickerson teammates help quarterback Josh Rosen (3) up after being sacked by USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (not pictured) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (4) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen passes against the USC Trojans during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe reaches for a pass against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) walks off the field smiling after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) high fives fans after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a touchdwon over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. #10 and USC Trojans defensive lineman Christian Rector #89 celebrate after Houston picked up a fumble in the 2nd quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. #4 can’t bring down this pass against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors #22 in the first half.USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)The student body celebrates a TD in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 is brought down by UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young #42 in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 scrambles away from UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young #42 in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 is tackled by USC Trojans safety Marvell Tell III #7 and USC Trojans linebacker Jordan Iosefa #56 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 passes the ball in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 is in the grasp of USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith #35 but manages to get away from him and USC Trojans tight end Austin Applebee #89 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley #2 managed to catch this pass that was deflected by USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones #25 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II #25 looks up after scoring a TD in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Dodgers Joc Pederson leads the Trojans out of the tunnel before the game. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. #4 gets yardage in the 3rd quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Cheerleaders pose for a photo before USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 drops back for a pass in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 hands off to USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II #25 for a TD in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. #23 jumps over a defender in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts #88 catches a pass in front of USC Trojans cornerback Iman Marshall #8 in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr., right, celebrates with wide receiver Trevon Sidney after running back a punt for a 72-yard touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) celebrates with a teammate after a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) as Jackson Gibbs (17) walks past during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC running back Ronald Jones II, top, is tackled by UCLA defensive back Nate Meadors during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down past USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora after the USC Trojans scores during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora looks toward the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans celebrate after a touchdown against UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. (23) runs for yardage against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors (22) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins running back Bolu Olorunfunmi (4) dives for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) fumbles, but the play is ruled dead after review against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) celebrates with a teammate after a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) as Jackson Gibbs (17) walks past during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen after fumbling against USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins place kicker JJ Molson (17) miss a field goal attempt against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) celebrates with teammate with wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley reacts after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans band prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Show Caption of Expand LOS ANGELES – The Coliseum was nearly silent as time expired Saturday night, a strange response to a USC victory in the Crosstown Rivalry. Perhaps even the Trojans’ fans are tired of winning games and losing eye tests. USC defeated UCLA, 28-23, for its third straight victory over the Bruins but not many cheered a victory over a 16-point underdog. That is unheard of in a USC-UCLA rivalry, where a mere victory is enough in this normally bitter encounter. But it was virtually like every other USC victory this season. The Trojans did just enough to win but not enough to make anyone think they would defeat a top 10 team. That will not matter to Clay Helton but it matters to the Trojans’ fan base and to Athletic Director Lynn Swann. They will want to know how USC rushed for 153 yards against the nation’s worst run defense, which surrendered 302.3 yards rushing before the game. That was 9 yards less than Memphis gained against UCLA, the Bruins’ best effort of the season. They will also want to know how USC’s secondary allowed 421 yards passing and wide receiver Jordan Lasley to catch three touchdown passes. This is normal for a garden-variety Pac-12 defense but USC is supposed to be an elite team. Lasley’s caught five touchdowns in two years against the Trojans, so apparently defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast is still searching for answers. If anyone wanted the College Football Playoff committee to show more respect to USC, they better hope none of the members watched the game, as the Trojans committed 11 penalties for 115 yards. USC wide receiver Michael Pittman provided the highlight of the game with a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown but the Trojans committed at least four penalties on special teams. UCLA finished with 501 yards in offense. “Their offensive skill was phenomenal,” Helton said. “We went into the game saying we would have to play our best to win.” That did not happen. Not even close. But USC played just well enough to win. As usual. “Any time you get into a rivalry game . . . it was really a hard-fought game, to come out on top was very rewarding for us,” Helton said. Thank God the game was a showcase for Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen because it badly needed some energy. The contest illustrated their strengths and weaknesses. Rosen was accurate but did not show much mobility when USC blitzed. Darnold was mobile and throwing on the run but missed on an open deep ball to tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe. For the 20 NFL scouts in attendance, it depended on what they wanted in a quarterback. Helton had no such dilemma choosing because Darnold’s bailed him out all season, including Saturday. In fact, Darnold should be mad at Helton because the Trojans did not have any timeouts left at the end of the first half, when the star quarterback got tackled as he ran at the UCLA 5-yard line and the clock ran out. Just another missed opportunity for USC (10-2). The first half played out like so many other games. The Trojans appeared to be in control but never led by more than a touchdown. In the second half, Pendergast went into his Cover 0 defense after the Trojans opened up a 21-7 lead. UCLA needed only two minutes, 35 seconds to answer with another touchdown. Although USC cornerback Jack Jones has been the poster boy for losing composure in recent games, offensive tackle Chuma Edoga grabbed the crown Saturday night. He committed a personal foul, then argued with the officials and threw his helmet as he came off the field. Edoga also had a false start and two penalties the previous week against Colorado. One reason he has not played at times this season is because of losing his temper with the coaches during games. It’s all just another sign of the lack of discipline within the program. At least Jones did not commit any unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for the first time in three games but he gave up a touchdown and 41-yard completion to Lasley.  

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  • Capistrano Valley’s Herberg, Laguna Hills’ girls win titles at CIF Cross Country FinalsCapistrano Valley’s Herberg, Laguna Hills’ girls win titles at CIF Cross Country Finals

    Capo Valley’s Haley Herberg a few yards from the finish line during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)El Dorado’s Lucina Vincent after finishing during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Capo Valley’s Isabella Jin and Canyon’s Sarah Paino battle in the final paces during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Capo Valley’s Carly Corsinita takes the outside trying to pass a pair of opponents near the finish line during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Brea Olinda’s Mica Higareda during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Capo Valley’s Haley Herberg leads the pack during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Malibu’s Claudia Lane leads the way in the Division Four girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Brea Olinda’s Whitney Valenti near the finish line during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Mission Viejo’s Kelli Hines makes her way to the finish line during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Esperanza’s Katelyn Wilson during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Corona del Mar’s Annabelle Boudreau in the Division Three girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)JSerra’s Emilie Dufault races during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)JSerra’s Nadia Tabrizi in second place during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Mission Viejo’s Emma Hicken in the Division Two girls final during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Marina runners get to the starting line for the Division Two girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Sunny Hills’ Angie Paredes before the start of the Division Two girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)St. Margarets’ Charlotte Jones crosses the finish line during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)El Toro’s Ashley Messineo finishes the Division One girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Capo Valley’s Haley Herberg and Alyssa Bautista close their eyes before starting the Division Two girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)El Toro’s Alexis Neuville finds herself in a tight pack of runners during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)St. Margarets’ Andi Carnell begins the Division Five Girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Dana Hills’ Megan Geiger races in the Division One Girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)St. Margarets’ Charlotte Jones edges out Crossroads’ Roya Touran on the final turn during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Flintride Prep’s Sophie Gitlin nears the finish line in the Division Five Girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Great Oak’s Fatima Cortes takes first place during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Village Christian’s Mia Barnett crosses the finish line in the Division Five Girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Great Oak’s Fatima Cortes takes first place around the final turn during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Village Christian’s Mia Barnett crosses the finish line in the Division Five Girls race during the CIF-SS Cross Country Finals in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)Show Caption of Expand RIVERSIDE – Gold was the color of the day for Orange County’s cross country girls at the CIF-SS Finals. Haley Herberg of black-and-gold Capistrano Valley topped her career with the Division 2 individual gold while brown-and-gold Laguna Hills captured its first team championship in 25 years in Division 3 Saturday at the Riverside City Cross Country Course. Herberg, back-to-back O.C. champion, is one of the most accomplished runners in county history, but the CIF-SS title had eluded her. The senior had some close competition in Saugus’ Mariah Castillo but still burned the course to win the title at 16:20. “It feels really great,” Herberg said. “It’s my second-to-last high school race, unless nationals. I just really wanted to leave everything on the course. I’m really happy with how it went.” Herberg’s time, the fastest girls time on the day, set the Division 2 course record and is the second-fastest time in course history. “This is definitely a confidence boost,” said Herberg, who has signed with Oklahoma. “I feel like last week (in a victory at preliminaries) I didn’t give it 100 percent. So this week to just really go out race, get those gears turning again. It felt really good.” Capo Valley finished third as a team and qualified for the CIF State meet. Canyon and Mission Viejo qualified in Division 2. Canyon’s Sara Leonard (16:59) finished third, and Mission Viejo’s Kelli Hines (17:10) took fourth. In Division 3, Laguna Hills won its first CIF-SS championship since the Hawks went back-to-back in 1991-92 by placing four runners in the top 20. “Twenty-five years is a long time,” Laguna Hills coach Chris Lynch said, “but definitely worth the wait.” Laguna Hills dealt with injuries and busy schedules all season but showed its strength in the biggest moment. “This is the deepest team in 40 years of Hawk cross country,” Lynch said. “ I’ve had a rotating lineup for two months, and today we finally put all the pieces together.” Maya Williams (18:44) and Lauren Turner (18:45) paced Laguna Hills in 11th and 12th. “What you saw out there today was love,” Lynch said. “They were running for each other. It sounds corny, but it’s true.” El Dorado’s Lucina Vincent (17:58) finished third in Division 3 to qualify as an individual. Esperanza, Corona del Mar, Brea Olinda’s Whitney Valenti, Century’s Samantha Lopez and Bolsa Grande’s Laina Kanuho also qualified for state. St. Margaret’s girls took the runner-up plaque in Division 5 as Andy Carnell (18:00) led the Tartans in third. Sage Hill also qualified in third. In Division 1, El Toro and Dana Hills qualified for state. Dana Hills held on in the seventh position. In Division 4, Diane Molina of Costa Mesa battled through sickness and a mid-race sore hamstring to qualify as an individual in fifth place, even if she didn’t realize it at first. “Did I? I didn’t even see,” Molina said. “Oh, OK! I’m great!” JSerra, Laguna Beach and Orange Lutheran’s Sophie Gutierrez all qualified in Division 4.

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  • Notebook: Jordan Lasley stars in UCLA’s rivalry lossNotebook: Jordan Lasley stars in UCLA’s rivalry loss

    LOS ANGELES — The ball went off a USC defender’s fingertips then it bounced of a USC defender’s helmet. Then it landed in Jordan Lasley’s hands. Lasley’s miraculous 43-yard catch in the third quarter of UCLA’s 28-23 loss was one of the redshirt junior’s many big plays against the Trojans on Saturday as the former Gardena Serra product is starting to make a habit of stepping up in UCLA’s annual rivalry game. He is one of the rare Serra prospects to follow the blue and gold road to Westwood instead of the Coliseum. He made the Trojans pay for skipping on him with three touchdowns and a career-high 203 receiving yards on 10 catches Saturday. He could have added another 45 yards through the air if not for a penalty on offensive lineman Andre James. Lasley had two touchdown catches last year against the Trojans. Without receiver Darren Andrews, Lasley is UCLA’s main receiver and most potent deep threat. He had catches of 31 and 43 yards on play-action passes in which he split the safeties and blew the top off the USC secondary with his speed. But the same way Lasley has started to consistently make big plays against the Trojans, he’s also regularly picking up unsportsmanlike conduct fouls. He scored UCLA’s opening touchdown last year and got flagged on the celebration. After his second touchdown catch Saturday, Lasley stared down USC’s Ajene Harris and appeared to taunt the Crenshaw High alumnus. Lokeni Toailoa out One of the final true linebackers left for the Bruins fell as Lokeni Toailoa did not play Saturday with a shoulder injury. The middle linebacker was on the sideline with his left shoulder in a sling. Related Articles UCLA football hangs with USC but can’t overcome self-inflicted wounds Whicker: Trojans grind out another one to win 10th game of the season Highlight: UCLA’s Jordan Lasley makes an amazing catch after football bounces off USC defender Highlights: USC’s Michael Pittman scores on a 72-yard punt return against UCLA Video: Pregame preview, injury report and predictions of USC vs. UCLA at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The sophomore from Rialto was expected to start this season at middle linebacker but battled with injuries and a steep learning curve. In nine games this season, he had 17 tackles and one tackle for loss. He started two games, but ceded to senior Kenny Young, whose experience and leadership helped stabilize the UCLA defense at the middle linebacker spot where he played for the past four years. Young, Krys Barnes and Mique Juarez are the only linebackers on UCLA’s roster who started their careers at that position. The Bruins have converted safeties DeChaun Holiday and Brandon Burton also playing linebacker with converted defensive end Keisean Lucier-South. Juarez has not played any significant defensive snaps this season after taking a year off due to personal reasons. Quick hits Safety Jaleel Wadood (neck) returned after a one-game absence. Wadood got an interception in the second quarter, his first since 2015. … DE Jaelan Phillips (concussion) dressed for the game, but did not play significant snaps. Phillips missed three games this season due to an ankle injury and missed last week’s game against Arizona State due to the concussion.

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  • Sage Hill sweeps Crean Lutheran, advances to volleyball regional semifinalsSage Hill sweeps Crean Lutheran, advances to volleyball regional semifinals

    NEWPORT BEACH – Sage Hill’s girls volleyball team swept Crean Lutheran 25-18, 25-17, 25-15 Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the CIF Southern California Division II Regionals. The Lightning will play No. 1 seed Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth in the semifinals Tuesday night, Nov. 21, at Sierra Canyon High. Sydnee Francis was dominant serving the ball for No. 5 seed Sage Hill (26-9). The junior had five aces in the match, including four consecutive aces in the first set. “Those aces certainly helped,” Sage Hill coach Dan Thomassen said. “We know that serving is one of our strengths. We are committed to serving tough. That’s our game.” Amiyah De’long had a game-high 14 kills for Sage and sophomore opposite Danielle Beder had eight kills. “Dani (Beder) had one of her best matches of the season blocking and attacking,” Thomassen said. “Our outsides came through with big kills tonight and got better and better as the match kept going.” Sage Hill had beaten Crean Lutheran twice this season in Academy League games this season, but Crean played the league-champion Lightning tough both times. The Saints took Sage to five sets in the teams’ second meeting of the season. “We went undefeated in league and Crean were our toughest matches,” Thomassen said. “That last match reminded us that we had to bring our best game to win tonight.” Crean Lutheran (22-10) swept Santa Fe Christian after suffering a tough loss to Santa Monica in the CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs, but ran into a Sage team that played an excellent game Saturday. “I have to tip my cap to Sage. They are very well-coached and played a great game,” Crean Lutheran coach Eric Olson said. “We played a very good game as well, but not good enough to get Sage off their game.” Lauren Sinclair had a team-high 8 kills and 14 digs for Crean. Sinclair and sophomore outside hitter Grace Colburn are two of Crean’s top players and both are returning next season. “Both of those girls are amazing players. Grace (Colburn) is the best sophomore that’s ever played at Crean and Lauren is the best player I’ve seen at this school,” Olson said.

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  • Miller: UCLA’s Josh Rosen throws for everything but victory against USCMiller: UCLA’s Josh Rosen throws for everything but victory against USC

    LOS ANGELES – He didn’t miss by much, but it was enough, enough to vent on a night when, if you were a Bruin, that’s what you did. You vented. So, late in the third quarter, after throwing slightly behind Christian Pabico, causing the junior receiver to drop a possible third-down-converting pass, Josh Rosen slapped his helmet with both hands. Three times. Bang. Bang. Bang. Related Articles UCLA football hangs with USC but can’t overcome self-inflicted wounds Whicker: Trojans grind out another one to win 10th game of the season He also grabbed two fistfuls of facemask, tugging down on his own helmet as a way to release what was boiling inside him. Another loss to USC. Another empty finish. Another mound of frustration. On a night when Rosen was at times brilliant, he and Bruins again simply couldn’t do enough, losing 28-23. He unleashed bullets and lofted rainbows and had a 43-yard completion that bounced off two Trojans defensive backs before settling into the open arms of his intended receiver. He passed for 421 yards and three touchdowns and did absolutely nothing to disrupt the momentum building toward his future NFL career. And still it wasn’t enough. All of that, and it still wasn’t enough. Rosen did everything but desire his team to victory in what will almost certainly be his final game against USC, his next appearance in the Coliseum – if there is one – likely coming as an opponent of the Rams. And he didn’t stop slinging until he no longer could, the Trojans gaining possession in the final three minutes after a failed onside kick and draining the reminder of the clock. Immediately prior to that, Rosen completed his 32nd pass on his 52nd attempt, this one dropping softly into Jordan Lasley’s hands for a 27-yard touchdown that extended the intrigue of a game in which the Bruins were 14.5-point underdogs. Largely because of Rosen and Lasley (10 receptions for 204 yards and all three of those touchdowns) the Bruins never faded on a night when they were forecast to do so. Instead, UCLA finished with more first downs and total yards than USC did and converted 10 third downs to the Trojans’ two. It was all very notable, but it still wasn’t enough, the Bruins now having lost three straight to their rivals. Rosen went over 300 yards before the third quarter even had ended, eclipsing the mark on a 44-yard completion to tight end Austin Roberts, a completion that set up something more meaningful. On the next snap, he dipped his shoulder on a pump fake, freezing USC’s secondary briefly and allowing Lasley to gain ample separation for an easy 9-yard touchdown, bringing UCLA to within 21-14. Still, the moments of frustration will be how Rosen and the Bruins remember this game. On the opening drive of the second half, he drove his team deep into USC territory. Facing third-and-11 from the 14-yard line, Rosen attempted to squeeze a pass impossibly through multiple Trojans defenders, his eyes apparently bigger than his arm, and this is a quarterback with a massive arm. The pass – one of Rosen’s few genuine mistakes Saturday – was intercepted by safety Marvell Tell III in the end zone, providing another fitful moment as Rosen’s second red-zone turnover in as many trips. On UCLA’s previous possession, the night for Rosen and the Bruins was summed up best by a three-play sequence late in the second quarter. Trailing 14-7 and moving toward a possible halftime tie, Rosen kept the drive alive by passing 12 yards to Pabico to convert a third-and-12 to the Trojans’ 17. Not only did Rosen flaunt his touch on the play but also his toughness as he stood in to make the pass despite an impending body blast by USC defensive end Christian Rector. After an incompletion, with calamity and the Trojans again swirling about him, Rosen was sacked by defensive end Malik Dorton, the hit resulting in a fumble and securing USC’s halftime edge. Though it ended in angst, it didn’t start that way. In the first quarter alone, passes by Rosen converted three third downs and a fourth down, a fourth-and-10, a fourth-and-10 with USC linebacker Uchenna Nwosu bearing down on him. It was an impressive start for Rosen, even if the Bruins scored only once and trailed 14-7 entering the second quarter. That first UCLA touchdown came on a Rosen 11-yard pass to Lasley, a back-shoulder throw that looked every bit like something you’d see on a Sunday afternoon. Rosen’s throw arrived just as Lasley looked back for it, leaving Trojans cornerback Jack Jones in the rather difficult position of trying to defend something that was basically beyond any and all defense. There were a reported 20 NFL scouts at this game, all seated in the press box, and you could practically hear the salivating. Roughly three hours later, everything Rosen and the Bruins had done was being drowned out by the sound of the celebrating Trojans, that ringing in their ears coming from a pounded head.

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  • USC sends off seniors before win over UCLAUSC sends off seniors before win over UCLA

    LOS ANGELES — Before USC’s 28-23 win over UCLA, it introduced 13 of its seniors who were playing their final home game at the Coliseum. As each player emerged from the tunnel, he embraced coach Clay Helton and a leis was then placed around his neck. Some of the loudest cheers from the crowd were for receiver Steven Mitchell and outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu. USC Trojans warm up prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans band prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley reacts after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) celebrates with teammate with wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) celebrates with a teammate after a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) as Jackson Gibbs (17) walks past during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen after fumbling against USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins place kicker JJ Molson (17) miss a field goal attempt against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans celebrate after a touchdown against UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora with his team in the tunnel prior to a NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. (23) runs for yardage against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins running back Bolu Olorunfunmi (4) dives for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors (22) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) fumbles, but the play is ruled dead after review against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora looks toward the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down past USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora after the USC Trojans scores during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Cheerleaders pose for a photo before USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Dodgers Joc Pederson leads the Trojans out of the tunnel before the game. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts #88 catches a pass in front of USC Trojans cornerback Iman Marshall #8 in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. #23 jumps over a defender in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 hands off to USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II #25 for a TD in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 drops back for a pass in the first half. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. #4 gets yardage in the 3rd quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 is tackled by USC Trojans safety Marvell Tell III #7 and USC Trojans linebacker Jordan Iosefa #56 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 passes the ball in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen #3 is in the grasp of USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith #35 but manages to get away from him and USC Trojans tight end Austin Applebee #89 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley #2 managed to catch this pass that was deflected by USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones #25 in the 4th quarter. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II #25 looks up after scoring a TD in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 scrambles away from UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young #42 in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 is brought down by UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young #42 in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)The student body celebrates a TD in the 4th quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. #4 can’t bring down this pass against UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors #22 in the first half.USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. #10 and USC Trojans defensive lineman Christian Rector #89 celebrate after Houston picked up a fumble in the 2nd quarter. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins defensive back Jaleel Wadood #4 runs back an intercepted pass in the first half. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Deontay Burnett #80 makes a catch in the first half. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. #10 picks up a fumble in the first half. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Ronald Jones II #25 gets yards in the first half. USC defeated UCLA 28-23 in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)The Goodyear Zepplin flies over the rim of the Coliseum before the game. USC and UCLA played in a cross town rivalry football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. CA 11/17/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) walks off the field as the USC Trojans defeated the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) walks off the field smiling after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) high fives fans after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a touchdwon over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe reaches for a pass against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans fans during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen passes against the USC Trojans during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (4) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Matt Dickerson teammates help quarterback Josh Rosen (3) up after being sacked by USC Trojans safety Chris Hawkins (not pictured) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) runs for a touchdown past UCLA Bruins defensive lineman Keisean Lucier-South (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen passes against the USC Trojans during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins defensive back Nate Meadors (22) rocks away a pass intended for USC Trojans Steven Mitchell Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Stephen Carr (7) runs fora first down past UCLA Bruins linebacker Kenny Young (42) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr. (4) runs for a first down against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) knocks away pass intended for UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2), but the ball spins and Lasley comes up with the catch during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans running back Stephen Carr (7) runs fora first down over UCLA Bruins defensive back Jaleel Wadood (4) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Theo Howard (14) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Ajene Harris (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora upset during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold celebrates after defeating the UCLA Bruins 28-23 during a NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen walks of the field during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. USC Trojans won 28-23. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Show Caption of Expand Mitchell was among five fifth-year seniors who originally joined the program in 2013 under Lane Kiffin and remained through three head coaches, followed by Ed Orgeron on an interim basis, Steve Sarkisian and Helton. “Really a group that has not only carried us to a Rose Bowl but the possibility of a Pac-12 championship,” Helton told reporters after a practice two days earlier. “They have a tremendous opportunity to leave their legacy and really, hopefully as we continue to improve each and every year, I think they’re the foundation of how it got done.” USC also introduced two student undergraduate assistants, Kevin Carrasco and Jonathan Labonty. Carrasco was a walk-on cornerback last season, among the holdovers from Kiffin’s tenure, and in fact expected to continue as a redshirt senior this fall. But during spring practice, USC’s compliance office learned that Carrasco’s eligibility had expired due to a class he took in junior college, starting his eligibility clock in 2012 rather than 2013, his father, Ramon, said. Helton asked if he would like to remain in an assistant role. He said yes. Carrasco was the first senior introduced. GETTING CHIPPY Right tackle Chuma Edoga was given a personal-foul penalty after he shoved a UCLA defender at the end of a 4-yard run by Ronald Jones late in the second quarter. It marked the third consecutive week the Trojans, among the most penalized teams in the nation, were flagged for a personal foul. USC pulled Edoga for the rest of the series. APPROACHING TOP FIVE Jones rushed for 122 yards against UCLA, moving nine yards shy of passing O.J. Simpson on the school’s all-time rushing list. Jones, a junior, moved into sixth last week when he ran for 142 yards, ahead of Mike Garrett, Reggie Bush and LenDale White. 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Pederson, wearing a cardinal-colored baseball jersey, was once committed to USC’s baseball program, before turning pro when he was selected in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB Draft.

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  • UCLA football hangs with USC but can’t overcome self-inflicted woundsUCLA football hangs with USC but can’t overcome self-inflicted wounds

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(Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora after the USC Trojans scores during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins tight end Austin Roberts (88) catches a pass for a first down past USC Trojans linebacker Cameron Smith (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora looks toward the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold scrambles against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) fumbles, but the play is ruled dead after review against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. 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(Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Josh Fatu (98) sacks UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen after fumbling against USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) celebrates with a teammate after a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) as Jackson Gibbs (17) walks past during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans linebacker John Houston Jr. (10) recovers a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (not pictured) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans defensive tackle Malik Dorton (44) causes a fumble by UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold (14) passes against the UCLA Bruins during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) celebrates with teammate with wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley reacts after a first down catch against the USC Trojans during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Lasley (2) catches a pass for a first down over USC Trojans cornerback Jack Jones (25) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)Show Caption of Expand UCLA had been scoring on 88 percent of its red zone trips entering the game with 69 percent of them ending in touchdowns. 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He said he never saw Tell. “We had opportunities throughout the game and we squandered them,” offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch said. “We squandered them.” The Bruins had 12 penalties for 100 yards. A clipping penalty by Najee Toran negated a 21-yard touchdown in the second quarter. That drive ended in a missed field goal from 47 yards from J.J. Molson. A defensive holding penalty on Darnay Holmes erased a critical third-down stop in the fourth quarter. With the second chance, Ronald Jones rushed for a 2-yard touchdown eight plays later that put the Trojans (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12) up by 11 with 5:12 to go. Jones, who averaged 184 rushing yards per game in the past three games, had only 98 rushing yards in the first three quarters. He had 26 more in the fourth quarter to finish with 124, including the game-sealing 2-yard rush on third-and-1 that allowed USC to kneel out the clock. “We had to get that stop at the end,” defensive coordinator Tom Bradley said. “We didn’t do it. We didn’t manufacture it and it’s on us.” USC scored its first touchdown on trick punt play with one player faking as if he was catching a punt from Stefan Flintoft on the left side of the field when the ball was going to the left. It was a predetermined call for the punt to go to the right, Flintoft said. Yet the gunners still crashed to the left side, leaving Michael Pittman all alone on the right side where he took the punt for a 72-yard return. With the loss, UCLA has one final chance to secure bowl eligibility next week at the Rose Bowl. The Bruins need a win over California on Friday to avoid missing back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 1989-90. They’re 5-0 at home this season. “It would mean everything,” Rosen said of going to a bowl game. “We just want to win. We feel like we’re such a better team than our record reflects.”

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  • Western High Freshman Arrested For Threatening School Shootings On InstagramWestern High Freshman Arrested For Threatening School Shootings On Instagram

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [] Western High Freshman Arrested For Threatening School Shootings On Instagram A freshman at Anaheim's Western High School was arrested for allegedly threatening shootings at several Orange County high schools Friday.

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  • President of American Heart Association recovering after heart attackPresident of American Heart Association recovering after heart attack

    The 52-year-old president of the American Heart Association was recovering this week after suffering what was described as a "minor" heart attack during a health conference in California. John Warner, a cardiologist who is also vice president and chief executive of UT Southwestern University Hospitals in Dallas, was in stable condition after doctors inserted a stent to open an artery, the association told the Washington Post in a statement.

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  • Holiday time at Disney parks means Christmas trees are up, and winter ...Holiday time at Disney parks means Christmas trees are up, and winter ...

    Decorations are up at Disney theme parks in Anaheim. Cars Land at California Adventure Park gets into the holiday spirit for the first time this year.

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  • Anaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visits - Los Angeles TimesAnaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visits - Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles TimesAnaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visitsLos Angeles TimesThe number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after spending time in Anaheim or Disneyland increased to 15, Orange County health officials said Wednesday. The victims were infected between late August and October, officials said.A Legionnaire's Outbreak Near Disneyland Has Now Infected 15 PeopleFortuneMore Cases Linked to Disneyland Visits as Anaheim Legionnaires' Outbreak GrowsKTLA3 more cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in outbreak linked to Anaheim and DisneylandOCRegisterNBC Southern California -CBS News -Newsweekall 57 news articles »

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  • Anaheim teen arrested on suspicion of making school shooting threats - Los Angeles TimesAnaheim teen arrested on suspicion of making school shooting threats - Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles TimesAnaheim teen arrested on suspicion of making school shooting threatsLos Angeles TimesThe suspect, a 14-year-old Western High School freshman, threatened that the attacks would happen Friday at Magnolia, Western, Cypress and Buena Park high schools, according to police. He was arrested Tuesday night at his home in Anaheim and was in ...New Threat Made Against Anaheim, Buena Park High SchoolsCBS Los AngelesNew threat of high school shootings in Anaheim and Buena Park surfaces, but there's no evidence it's credibleOCRegisterAnaheim Teen Arrested for Threatening Mass Shootings at Local High SchoolsOC WeeklyNBC Southern California -Patch.comall 84 news articles »

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  • This new Anaheim sweet shop is serving totally loaded Hungarian ice cream cones made for Instagram - Los Angeles TimesThis new Anaheim sweet shop is serving totally loaded Hungarian ice cream cones made for Instagram - Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles TimesThis new Anaheim sweet shop is serving totally loaded Hungarian ice cream cones made for InstagramLos Angeles TimesMore cake, please: If you've never heard of a chimney cake, also known as a kürtőskalács, it's a cross between a sweet bread and a doughnut, and it's the star of a new sweets shop in Anaheim called House of Chimney Cakes. The cakes are from owner ...

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  • High School Rebrands Mascot Over Confederacy ConcernsHigh School Rebrands Mascot Over Confederacy Concerns

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – Savanna High School’s nickname will continue to be Rebels, but the school board has decided to remove any perception of ties between the Anaheim school’s mascot, Johnny Rebel, and the Confederacy. After hearing from about two dozen students and alumni during a special board meeting held Monday on campus, district trustees opted to follow the wishes of the student body and re-brand the mascot to eliminate references to a Civil War-era soldier, The Orange County Register reported. The issue was posed to the students in October in what the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees considered a “teachable moment” for students and resulted in Monday’s special meeting in which the decision was made to rebrand. The district estimates changes would cost about $51,000 but was not specific about what the rebranding would entail, The Register said. More than 130 people gathered for the meeting. A member of the first graduating class, Jeanne Tenno said the slogan “Rebel Pride” was not about anything related to the Confederacy, The Register reported. “We did not celebrate the South,” she told the newspaper. “We celebrated our sports victories and stood together in defeat.” Students discussed the issue in classes and held a campus vote, and 56 percent supported altering the mascot, according to The Register. (©2017 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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  • Anaheim Fugitive On The Run In Killing Of Ex’s New BoyfriendAnaheim Fugitive On The Run In Killing Of Ex’s New Boyfriend

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – A man suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend to death earlier this month in Anaheim may be hiding in the San Diego area. Humberto Rodriguez-Martinez. (Anaheim PD) Anaheim police reported Tuesday that 30-year-old Humberto Rodriguez-Martinez is wanted in the Oct. 19 murder of Daniel Reyes. A second suspect has already been captured in the killing. Detectives believe that jealousy was the motive in the murder, because Reyes was dating Martinez’ former girlfriend. In the early morning hours of Oct. 19, Martinez and his friend, Adan Zapot-Leyva, waited for Reyes outside his girlfriend’s apartment in the area of Santa Ana and Helena streets, police said. When Reyes emerged at around 5 a.m., they attacked him. Responding officers found Martinez dead at the scene with at least one stab wound. Leyva was arrested Oct. 21 on murder charges and is being held in the Orange County jail on $1 million bail. Adan Zapot-Leyva. Martinez remains at large, however. His Toyota Corolla was found Oct. 26 abandoned in San Diego, police said. Investigators believe he could still be in the area. Martinez is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS.

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  • High School Mascot Controversy In AnaheimHigh School Mascot Controversy In Anaheim

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — A rebellion against Johnny Rebel? As KCAL9/CBS2’s Michele Gile reports, some students and parents want Savanna High School in Anaheim to get rid of the mascot — Johnny Rebel, a Confederate soldier. “In my family we’ve all been Rebels — my mother was a rebel, my aunts, uncles and cousins,” said student Jocelyn Perez. The history of Johnny Rebel, the Confederate soldier mascot at Savanna and the debate over whether to get rid of it has become a campus-wide civics lesson. “Someone who doesn’t like black people. He doesn’t like them at all. Doesn’t want them in the country,” said Savanna senior Matthew Thomas. Thomas, his brother, father and a few other students brought their concerns to the Anaheim Union High School board which will vote next month on the fate of the Rebels mascot. “They could have made their own decision right there at this time without listening to students but they wanted to get student input,” said Superintendent Michael Matsuda. So, for the past few weeks, history teachers have guided students through lessons on the controversy surrounding Johnny Rebel, researching slavery and the Confederacy while focusing on awareness and understanding. “I think that we are putting them in a position to be confident to have a conversation about it as opposed to having an argument about it,” said a Savanna teacher. One of the options before the school board is to rebrand the mascot and/or logo. Something Perez wants. I think that Rebels isn’t the problem I think that the Johnny Rebel that people keep referring to is and that’s not what the school is about,” said Perez. It needs to be gone, says local minister and Savanna father Dion Thomas. A few years ago a deteriorating Confederate soldier statue on campus was removed, so now it’s time to change the mascot he says. “Johnny Rebel is everywhere,” said Thomas. “It’s on their uniforms. The Confederate soldier is on their uniforms. It’s on their cheer uniforms. It’s on their T-shirts. It’s everywhere.” Some of the students are expected at the November school board meeting and are expected to address the board. A decision on the mascot could come as early as Nov. 2.

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  • Cool Weather Helps Crews Make Progress On Anaheim Hills WildfireCool Weather Helps Crews Make Progress On Anaheim Hills Wildfire

    ANAHEIM HILLS (CBSLA) – Firefighters continue to make headway on the devastating 8,000-acre Canyon Fire 2 in Anaheim Hills, which forced thousands of people to flee their homes this week. (CBS2) Anaheim Fire & Rescue reported Wednesday morning that the blaze was 45 percent contained. The fire has destroyed 15 homes and damaged 12 other structures. Officials were expecting cooler weather conditions Wednesday to cooperate with the firefight. Full containment of the blaze was slated for Saturday. “Weather has turned favorable with a marine layer, winds from the ocean and high humidity overnight, boding well for progress on containment today,” AF&R said in an update. Evacuations remained in place along a stretch of Santa Ana Canyon Road from Woodcreek Road to Gypsum Canyon Road in Anaheim Hills. On Tuesday night, evacuations were lifted for Anaheim. At the height of the blaze Monday, 5,000 homes in Anaheim Hills, Orange and Tustin were under evacuation orders. The 241 Toll Road remains closed from the 91 Freeway to the 261 Toll Road. Chapman University in Orange was closed Monday and Tuesday due to smoky air from the blaze, but classes are scheduled to resume Wednesday. Santiago Canyon College will remain closed Wednesday. Orange Unified School District officials said El Modena High School, Santiago Charter Middle School and El Rancho Charter Middle School will all reopen Wednesday, but six elementary schools — Anaheim Hills, Canyon Rim, Chapman Hills, Linda Vista, Panorama and Running Springs — will be closed. All other schools in the district will be open. About 1,660 firefighters were battling the blaze with 13 choppers and five air tankers. The Canyon Fire 2 erupted Monday, about a mile from the area scorched by the recent Canyon Fire, which broke out Sept. 25 and blackened more than 2,600 acres. Smoke from the new blaze could be seen for miles in all directions Monday, prompting warnings from health officials for people to remain indoors. The fire initially broke out near the 91 Freeway east of Gypsum Canyon Road, near the Coal Canyon flashpoint of September’s Canyon Fire, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. But while last month’s Canyon Fire burned east, winds of about 25 miles per hour pushed its sequel to the west on Monday, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for residents south of the Riverside Freeway and west of the 241 toll road. Canyon 2 Fire Update – 8,000 Acres; 45% Containment; 1,660 Personnel. Please see below for details. pic.twitter.com/cYp6US8K2r — OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) October 11, 2017 (©2017 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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  • 3-Alarm Blaze Destroys Anaheim Flooring Manufacturer3-Alarm Blaze Destroys Anaheim Flooring Manufacturer

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – A three-alarm blaze destroyed a commercial structure belonging to an Anaheim flooring manufacturer and production company overnight Monday. About 50 firefighters responded to the third-alarm blaze that broke out at 12:47 a.m. Tuesday at 1596 S. Anaheim Blvd., according to Anaheim Fire and Rescue. Firefighters from Anaheim, Orange and Garden Grove fire departments took a little more than two hours to knock down the flames, and crews Tuesday morning continued to work on hot spots. No injuries were reported. While the involved structure was a total loss, the surrounding structures were protected and suffered minimal smoke damage, fire department spokesperson Daron Wyatt said. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze. (©2017 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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  • Man Found Guilty Of Raping Teen In Anaheim, Abducting 3 OthersMan Found Guilty Of Raping Teen In Anaheim, Abducting 3 Others

    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A 26-year-old man was convicted Thursday of raping a teenage girl he dragged into his van in Anaheim and attempting to abduct three other underage girls on separate occasions before being caught an hour after chasing one victim with a metal rod. Elias Omar Xicotencatl was convicted of one count each of rape, sodomy and assault of a minor with the intent to commit a sex offense and three counts of attempted kidnapping to commit a sex crime, all felonies. Jurors, who began deliberating at 3 p.m. Tuesday, also found true sentencing enhancements for the use of a deadly weapon. Xicotencatl, who is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 8, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. Xicotencatl “is nothing short of a sexual predator and his prey of choice was preteen or teenage girls walking to schools,” Deputy District Attorney Rick Zimmer said in his opening statement of the trial. All of the attacks were near Loara High School and Ball Junior High School in Anaheim. The defendant’s first attack was on March 31, 2011, when he grabbed a 14- year-old girl who was on her way to Loara High School, put a knife to her throat and shoved her in a white van, Zimmer said. A semen cell obtained when the girl was examined matched the defendant’s genetic material, according to the prosecutor. The teen was blindfolded with a rag during the attack, so “she doesn’t remember what he looks like,” Zimmer said. “That’s why the DNA is important.” Another victim was approached by the defendant on Nov. 9, 2012, Zimmer said. Xicotencatl asked the 12-year-old girl to help him retrieve his keys, which he said he had dropped in his vehicle in a tight spot that his hands were too big to reach, the prosecutor said. The girl “figured something wasn’t right about this and kept going,” Zimmer said. When the defendant persisted, the girl ran for help and he fled, the prosecutor said. About an hour later on the same day, the defendant approached another girl with the same story that he couldn’t reach his keys and needed help, Zimmer said. The girl also ran away and threw a water bottle at the defendant, Zimmer said. The girl went to a nearby home and banged on the door as she dialed 911 on a cell phone, prompting the defendant to run away, Zimmer said. Another student was also walking to Loara High School when he approached her on July 13, 2013, again claiming he needed help reaching his keys, Zimmer said. “He gave her a creepy vibe, so she kept walking,” the prosecutor said. The defendant, wielding a metal rod with a sharpened point, began chasing the girl, prompting someone who “heard the commotion” to yell at him to scram, Zimmer said. The woman who came to the girl’s rescue jotted down the license plate of the abductor’s car, leading to Xicotencatl’s arrest a short time later, Zimmer said. Defense attorney Ricardo Nicol told jurors that the girl who was raped gave conflicting suspect descriptions. She told police he was 6-foot-5 and had a long beard, Nicol said. The defendant is 5-foot-7 and has always been clean-shaven, his attorney said. The blindfold put on the rape victim had DNA evidence on it that matches a “close relative” of the defendant’s, but not Xicotencatl, according to Nicol. (©2017 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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  • Full Containment Of Canyon Fire Expected By This WeekendFull Containment Of Canyon Fire Expected By This Weekend

    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Crews are making progress against the 2,000-acrew Canyon Fire, which is expected to be fully contained by this weekend. The blaze is 45 percent contained, and evacuation orders have been lifted for hundreds of homes in the Corona area that were initially threatened. About 1,500 residents from 500 homes near the Riverside (91) Freeway were initially affected. Authorities expect full containment of the fire on the Orange-Riverside county border by Sunday. #CanyonFire update.: 2,000 Acres, 45% Containment, full containment expected by 10/01. @cal_fire @ClevelandNF @CoronaFireDept @AnaheimFire pic.twitter.com/jbGKIGvOmc — OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) September 28, 2017 The fire broke out about 1 p.m. Monday alongside the eastbound Riverside Freeway, just west of Green River Road in west Corona. Santa Ana winds fanned the flames, charring about 2,000 acres by Monday night. Three structures have been damaged by the blaze. #CanyonFire Local residents,whose home was damaged by the fire,receiving assistance w/some of their belongings. https://t.co/laUsjEYdqZ pic.twitter.com/ILjaDolAoL — OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) September 26, 2017 An army of nearly 2,000 firefighters from Anaheim, Corona, and Los Angeles county fire departments, the OCFA, U.S. Forest Service, and Cal Fire are battling the blaze. Twelve helicopters and five air tankers are also assigned to the firefight. Schools in the Corona Norco Unified School District were reopened Thursday after being closed the day before due to evacuations, road closures, and poor air quality.

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  • Angels Keep Wild Card Hopes Alive With 7-5 Win Over AstrosAngels Keep Wild Card Hopes Alive With 7-5 Win Over Astros

    HOUSTON (AP)   — Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning and Justin Upton tacked on an insurance run with a solo homer in the eighth, helping the Los Angeles Angels snap a six-game skid with a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday night. It was a much-needed victory for the Angels, who are 4 1/2 games behind Minnesota for the second AL wild card. The Astros used a four-run third inning to lead 4-1. Brandon Phillips pulled the Angels closer with a long solo homer off the train tracks atop left field in the fourth before they tied it in the fifth by scoring on back-to-back bases-loaded walks. Valbuena hit his bases-loaded, go-ahead double with no outs off Chris Devenski (8-5), making it 6-4. George Springer cut the lead with his solo homer to start the seventh before Upton homered for the third time in two days when he connected off Luke Gregerson. It was his 35th homer to extend a career high. Keynan Middleton (6-1) pitched a scoreless sixth for the win, and Blake Parker struck out one in a perfect ninth for his seventh save. The Angels got back on track offensively after managing just three runs combined in their last three games. Mike Trout got two hits Sunday night after going 0 for 8 in the first two games against Houston, and Phillips finished with two hits and two RBIs. Houston starter Lance McCullers allowed four hits and two runs in 3 1/3 innings in his first start since Sept. 13. It was just the second start for McCullers since July 30 as the right-hander has missed time with a back problem and arm fatigue. Tyler Skaggs yielded six hits and four runs in five innings before Middleton struck out two in the sixth. Springer sent Cam Bedrosian’s first pitch into the right-field stands for his 33rd homer. Manager A.J. Hinch was ejected for the second time in three games when he was tossed for arguing with home plate umpire Will Little after Evan Gattis struck out to end the seventh inning. Martin Maldonado doubled to start the third inning and scored later in the inning when Upton grounded into a force out to make it 1-0. Skaggs plunked Springer with one out in the third before Alex Bregman sent a pitch into the seats in left field for his 17th homer to give Houston a 2-1 lead. Gattis added an RBI double in the third to push the lead to 4-1. Calhoun and Trout hit back-to-back singles with one out in the fifth before Albert Pujols walked with two outs to load the bases. Phillips drew another walk from Francis Martes to send home a run and cut the lead to 4-3. Martes was replaced by James Hoyt, and he walked Andrelton Simmons to tie it up and draw loud boos from the home crowd. TRAINER’S ROOM Astros: OF Josh Reddick returned to the lineup after missing one game with a sore back. UP NEXT Angels: Ricky Nolasco (6-14, 5.06 ERA) is expected to start for Los Angeles in the first of four games against the White Sox on Monday. Nolasco didn’t factor into the decision in his last start against Cleveland after yielded five hits and two runs in five innings. Astros: Collin McHugh (3-2, 3.44) will start for Houston on Monday in the opener of a three-game series at Texas. He allowed five hits and one run in five innings of a win over the White Sox in his last start. (@Copyright 2017. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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  • 5 Things You Can Only Do In Orange County5 Things You Can Only Do In Orange County

    (Credit: Mission San Juan Capistrano) Here is a look at some great ways to spend a day in the OC. It is of little wonder that Anaheim is the smallest U.S. city to house a major league baseball team; the support from the surrounding OC communities has always been tremendous. Avoid the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles; take advantage of the many activities available in Orange County. You may be pleasantly surprised. Visit An Old Mission (Credit: Mission San Juan Capistrano) Mission San Juan Capistrano 26801 Ortega Highway San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 (949) 234-1300 www.missionsjc.com Founded over 230 years ago, this well-known historic landmark is a must-see. Founded in 1775 by Father Lasuen, and then refounded in 1776 by Father Serra, this beautiful mission has been very well preserved. One can almost feel the history while strolling through the hallways, churches and beautiful garden areas. Capistrano is one of 21 California missions, and it remains one of the most popular. Bring your camera and a good attitude, and you will not be disappointed. Amazingly, all these years later, the Swallows still return in March of every year. Come on out and learn all about it. Go To Disneyland (Credit: Disney) Disneyland Park 1313 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92803 (714) 781-4565 disneyland.disney.go.com While not exactly a secret, Disneyland Park is too grand not to mention. Since opening in July of 1955, its popularity seems to increase every day. There were roughly 28,000 guests on opening day in 1955, and the numbers have gone steadily up since then. This is the jewel of Orange County, and its worldwide popularity contributes heavily to the local economy. As holidays and weekends can be quite crowded, it is advised that Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are the best days to attend. Disneyland is something everyone should do at least once in their life. If you are not into theme parks, the many shops and restaurants in the Downtown Disney area outside the park are also worth the trip. Ferry Around Balboa Island (credit: Balboa Fun Zone) Balboa Island Ferry 410 S. Bay Front Newport Beach, CA 92662 (949) 673-1070 www.balboaislandferry.com New York has the Hamptons; Orange County has Newport Beach. While a leisurely stroll around Newport Beach is always an option, there is the added allure of Balboa Island and the Balboa Island Ferry. From the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, the Ferry, which has been in operation since 1919, allows access to pedestrians, wheelchairs, vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles. After a short scenic trip across the water, you will have access to the quaint marina area, as well as the sidewalk cafes and specialty shops of Balboa Island. There is also the option of renting kayaks and jet skis. This is a great way to spend the day. Related: Best Hot Dogs in Orange County Check Out Art In Laguna Beach (credit: Laguna Art Museum) Laguna Art Museum 307 Cliff Drive Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 494-8971 lagunaartmuseum.org Located in breathtakingly beautiful Laguna Beach, since 1919, the Laguna Art Museum has been dedicated to California art. Unlike any other art museum in California, all pieces in the museum were either created by California artists or represent California life. Upon taking a tour through the museum, one will find impressive works of art which represent many historical time periods, dating from contemporary, all the way back to many decades ago. For anyone wishing to broaden their horizons while increasing their knowledge of the history of the state, this is definitely a great destination. There is no finer collection of California-centric art. Visit Discovery Cube (credit: Discovery Science Center) Discovery Cube 2500 N. Main St. Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 547-7840 www.discoverycube.org Boasting over 100 interactive exhibits which feature everything from jet propulsion labs to the study of insects, Discovery Cube is a great place to feed the curiosity of young minds. The Discovery Science Foundation is a non-profit organization, which for over 35 years has been focused on positively impacting the lives of children. All exhibits are designed to engage and challenge, either mentally or physically. In addition to the ongoing exhibits, Discovery Cube keeps things fresh by bringing in temporary exhibits every few months. Whether kids are motivated by dinosaurs, dynamic chefs or the science of ice hockey, there is something for all. Bring the kids for a visit; you will not be disappointed. Related: Best Unique Places And Special Activities To Do Near OC Twitter follow @TheInsideSports – Born in Los Angeles, CA – Charles Smith Jr loves southern California, sports, food and life. Mr. Smith is a straight shooter who always ‘keeps it real.’ A passionate writer, his main goal is to create understanding and make a difference. He readily welcomes all feedback. If you happen to like sports, his latest articles and webcasts are on http://www.Officialinsidesports.com, or Examiner.com. Contact: Charles@Officialinsidesports.com

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  • Best Double Date Ideas In Orange CountyBest Double Date Ideas In Orange County

    (credit: nunosilvaphotography/shutterstock) Looking for some good ideas for your next double-date? Dinner and a movie is the old standby and will still do, but why not take it to another level ?  Here are some suggestions for ways to change things up the next time you get together with your favorite “go to” couple. This time around, make the evening truly memorable. (credit: Angela A./Yelp) The Playground 220 E. 4th St St., Suite 102 Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 560-4444 www.playgrounddtsa.com For a truly unique dining experience, and a memorable double date, it is hard to beat ‘The Playground’ in downtown Santa Ana. Located in close proximity to the Yost Theatre, this is the perfect spot for a cultured evening. Before or after taking in a show, come over to The Playground. You will always be in for a surprise, as the dinner menu changes virtually every night, based on the creativity of owner/head chef Jason Quinn. Therefore, no matter how many times one may have dined here, each trip is unique in and of itself. There is a full bar, as well as a wide variety of delicious wines and tasty craft beer. (Credit: Medieval Times Inc.) Medieval Times 7662 Beach Blvd Buena Park, CA 90620 (888) 935-6878 www.medievaltimes.com A rare treat for all, this old standby is always entertaining. Located in close proximity to Knott’s Berry Farm, Medieval Times is a great option when you may not feel like walking around an amusement park, but still want some good lively entertainment. In a setting inspired by 11th century Spain, patrons are served generous portions of food and drink, before settling in for a most exhilarating jousting competition involving six different knights. This all provides the foundation for a great evening of bonding, as you wildly cheer for your favorite jouster. (credit: istockphoto) Incheonwon BBQ House 13321 Brookhurst St Garden Grove, CA 92843 (714) 638-9292 www.ggibbq.com In general, there are two kinds of people. Those who love Korean bbq and those who have yet to try it. The next time you get together with your posse, head on over to the Incheonwon BBQ House. There are so many delicious options on the menu. Frequenting as a group allows the option of ordering different items on the menu and sharing your delectable dishes. Of course, the sharing of food is a big part of the bonding experience. When speaking of Korean BBQ, many will respond with “I have never tried it, but I have heard it’s pretty good.” Indeed it is. There is no reason not to make this your next double-date dinner outing. Best places in Orange County for a first date (credit: Gabe P./Yelp) Irvine Improv 527 Spectrum Center Dr. Irvine, CA 92618 (949) 854-5455 www.irvine.improv.com With this option, not only will you get to hear a hysterical satirical spin on many of today’s social issues, but Irvine Improv is now partnered with Umami burger. In case you have not heard, Umami provides a truly top-notch, juicy gourmet hamburger which may quite possibly be the best burger you have ever had. So why not make this the choice for your next evening out ? You and your guests will experience some great food, as well as the opportunity to enjoy one of the best comedians on the circuit. Call your “go to” couple, check the Irvine Improv’s online calendar, and book your outing. This will be a night not soon forgotten. (credit: MaxyM./shutterstock) JT Schmid’s Restaurant & Brewery 2610 E. Katella Ave Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 634-9200 www.jtschmidsrestaurants.com Conveniently located directly across the street from the Honda Center, this dining establishment has become a favorite destination for sports fans. It is also in close proximity to Angels Stadium, thus making it the perfect spot for a pre-game meal. If you and your “go to” couple are planning to take in either an Anaheim Ducks or Anaheim Angels game, you need look no further. If you don’t have tickets to the game, you can sit and watch a wide variety of games on one of the many strategically placed flat screen TV’s. Not into sports? Not a problem. Enjoy some great food and choose from a wide selection of premium handcrafted beers. Quality food and friendly service in a warm, welcoming atmosphere, is always conducive to a great evening out.  Best Outlet malls near the Orange County area Born in Los Angeles, CA, Charles loves southern California, sports, food and life. Mr. Smith is a straight shooter who always ‘keeps it real.’ A passionate writer, his main goal is to create understanding and make a difference. He readily welcomes all feedback.

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  • Best Parks To Grill In Orange CountyBest Parks To Grill In Orange County

    (credit: wavebreakmedia/shutterstock) A cookout is always a great way to spend the day. Good food and good people make for a memorable experience. Here are some of the best areas available in Orange County. All are dog-friendly and have plenty of shade trees. Whether you are looking for a quaint setting in which to spend a few hours, or for a larger area with nearly unlimited activities, there is something for everyone. (credit: Randall Vermillion/shutterstock) Maple Grove Park 6221 Orangewood Ave. Cypress, CA 90630 (714) 229-6780 www.ci.cypress.ca.us The quiet city of Cypress is nestled between Garden Grove and Buena Park. The city is also home to some great BBQ spots. Located on Orangewood, just south of Valley View, are twin locations which feature outdoor grills, basketball courts, a great kids play area and picnic tables. Maple Grove North Park and Maple Grove South Park are both located on Orangewood, directly across the street from one another. The parks are well kept, well manicured and seldom overcrowded. This is for a more low-key grilling day, as the only activities are the shaded picnic areas and play areas. If just grilling and enjoying the well kept park area in a nice, quiet setting is what you are looking for, you need look no further. (credit: Karin Hildebrand Lau/shutterstock) Mile Square Park 16801 Euclid St. Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 973-6600 ocparks.com Located on 607 acres in Fountain Valley, Mile Square Park has a lot to offer. A golf course, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, archery and plenty of paths for biking, walking and rollerblading. This is a preferred destination, but space is so plentiful and parking so convenient that you will not feel crowded. There are plenty of BBQ grills and picnic areas, so load up on food, invite some friends, grab the kids and come on out. Don’t forget to bring the Frisbees, footballs and whatever recreational equipment you may have, because it is going to be a great day. Before you know it, the sun will be setting. Time flies when you are having fun. (credit: Alvin L./yelp) Irvine Regional Park 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 (714) 973-6835 letsgooutside.org Located on 475 acres, Irvine Regional Park has all the makings of a great day out. Picnic and BBQ areas are plentiful, but that is just the beginning. Patrons also have the option of biking, rollerblading and paddle boating. If you happen to own a horse, you can take advantage of the three-mile equestrian trail. There are also train rides and volleyball courts available. It is easy to spend an entire day just sampling all the park has to offer. There are really too many activities to list. Come out early, stake out your BBQ grill and enjoy a great summer day. There are even children’s pony rides available year round. Related: Best Bars In Laguna Beach (credit: Laguna Niguel) Laguna Niguel Regional Park 28241 La Paz Road Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 (949) 923-2240 www.cityoflagunaniguel.org Located in south Orange County, Laguna Niguel Regional Park is a terrific place to spend the day. A great day of outdoor cooking on one of the many BBQ grills, is just the beginning. There is a play area for kids, bike trails, hiking trails, fishing, a radio-controlled glider area and much more. It is also easy to fall in love with the beautiful scenic vistas as well. For many in Orange County, this may be a bit of a drive, but is well worth the trip. It is in a park like this, that lasting memories are created. This is an absolutely marvelous setting. (credit: Tami D./yelp) Yorba Regional Park 7600 E. La Palma Anaheim, CA 92807 (714) 973-6615 funorangecountyparks.com If grilling is your main ambition, this is a great location. Yorba Regional Park sits on 140 acres and boasts 200 BBQ grills and over 400 picnic tables. Although there are other activities available, such as fishing, bike riding, horseshoes and volleyball courts, the main attraction is the abundance of grills. This is a very pleasant setting. If bike riding is your thing, the bike trails connect to Santa Ana River Trails, which ultimately lead some 20 miles to the ocean. If you overeat, jump on the bike and work off those excess calories. Related: Top Places To Be Relaxed In OC Twitter follow @TheInsideSports – Born in Los Angeles, CA – Charles Smith Jr loves southern California, sports, food and life. Mr. Smith is a straight shooter who always ‘keeps it real.’ A passionate writer, his main goal is to create understanding and make a difference. He readily welcomes all feedback. If you happen to like sports, his latest articles and webcasts are on http://www.Officialinsidesports.com, or Examiner.com. Contact: Charles@Officialinsidesports.com

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  • Mariners Edge Angels With Gamel 3-Run HomerMariners Edge Angels With Gamel 3-Run Homer

    SEATTLE (AP)  —   Ben Gamel hit a three-run homer to give Seattle an early lead, Mike Leake overcame first-inning problems to pitch six solid innings, and the Mariners snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Leake (2-0) followed almost the exact same script from his first start with Seattle, giving up three straight hits to start the game and allowing two first-inning runs. And just like his first start, Leake quickly settled down, retiring 13 straight batters at one point before C.J. Cron’s two-out single in the fifth inning. Leake allowed two earned runs and struck out five, as Seattle got a needed victory to continue hanging around the edges of the AL wild-card race. Gamel provided the big blow with his eighth home run of the season with two outs in the bottom of the second on a 1-2 pitch from Angels starter Ricky Nolasco. Mitch Haniger added an RBI single an inning later and Nolasco (6-13) was unable to make it out of the fourth. Leake has provided Seattle’s injury-riddled rotation exactly what it needed in his two starts, making early corrections and getting deep enough to salvage some innings from already overworked bullpen arms. It was a shaky beginning, though, for the Seattle right-hander. Brandon Phillips singled to open the game, Mike Trout doubled and both scored on Justin Upton’s two-run single. But Leake immediately stopped the big inning getting a double play out of Albert Pujols. Leake was nearly flawless until the sixth when Upton’s two-out single and a passed ball led to an unearned run on Pujols’ RBI single. Leake was helped earlier in the inning when Gamel made a leaping catch at the wall to rob Phillips of at least a double and possibly a home run. Pujols barely missed a game-tying home run leading off the ninth against Seattle closer Edwin Diaz as his liner hit the wall in left-center on the fly. Diaz recovered, retiring the next three for his 32nd save. DL BOUND The Angels placed INF Jefry Marte on the 10-day disabled list after he was discovered to have a broken bone in his left foot. Manager Mike Scioscia said Marte actually suffered the injury about a week ago when he was still at Triple-A Salt Lake and fouled a ball off his foot. Marte was recalled from the minors last Monday, but the foot injury never improved and Marte was eventually discovered to have a small fracture. SIM GAME SUCCESS Both Felix Hernandez and James Paxton threw successful simulated games on Friday. Hernandez threw 35 pitches and Paxton threw 40 and both proclaimed themselves ready to rejoin Seattle’s rotation that’s been decimated by injuries this season. Manager Scott Servais said both will likely throw another bullpen session and could be slotted back into the lineup on Seattle’s upcoming trip. Servais said the optimal scenario would have one throw at Texas at the end of a four-game series against the Rangers and the other likely throw next weekend at Houston. Both would be limited to about 50-60 pitches. UP NEXT Angels: Andrew Heaney (1-1) will make his fifth start of the season. He gave up five earned runs in 3 1/3 innings in his last start — a loss — against Texas. Mariners: Andrew Albers (3-1) looks to continue his unexpected run of success. Albers allowed one run and one hit in his last start against Oakland. (@Copyright 2017. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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  • Best Pizza In Orange County By NeighborhoodBest Pizza In Orange County By Neighborhood

    (Credit: Pieology) Pizza. Although from Italian roots, the dish has become as American as Apple Pie. Orange County pizza connoisseurs have a variety of options when seeking out a pie; from New York style to traditional Italian roots to create-your-own and unique twists on the classic dish, there is truly something for everyone. Here’s our list of the best pizza in Orange County, broken down by city. Anaheim (Credit: The Pizza Press) The Pizza Press 1534 S Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92802 (714) 323-7134 www.thepizzapress.com With a devoted following, The Pizza Press in Anaheim is one of Orange County’s favorite pizza locations. Using only the freshest ingredients from local growers and distributors, the pizzas here were created by American Culinary Institute chefs and include local favorites like “The Chronicle,” made with olive oil, mozzarella, artichoke hearts, grape tomatoes, red onion, mushroom, chèvre, roasted peppers, and finished with fresh basil and pesto sauce, to the “The Times,” made with olive oil, mozzarella, chicken, grape tomatoes, red onions, and gouda cheese, finished with fresh cilantro BBQ sauce. Patrons can also “publish their own pizza” concepts from an extensive list of artisan toppings and sauces including craft meats and charcuterie. The root beer float bar, craft beer, wine, and artisan salads and sides round out the menu. Gluten-free options are also available. Costa Mesa (Credit: Ly L./Yelp) Pitfire Artisan Pizza 353 E 17th St. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (949) 313-6333 www.pitfirepizza.com This Los Angeles-based chain boasts one premier location in Orange County, and Costa Mesa is in love. The hip vibe, handcrafted beer and drinks on tap, and excellent ingredients work together to create a perfect pizza experience. Staples include The Burrata Pie, with tomato sauce, caramelized onion, hazelnut, burrata cheese, wild arugula, and pesto; The Sausage Party boasting fennel sausage, assorted Zoe’s salumi & bacon, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, and saba; and Big Sur, with marinated wild shrimp, four varieties of cheese, roasted garlic, marinated tomato, parsley, and red chile flake. Seasonal specialties, such as fall’s Pumpkin Pizza or Fire-Grilled Egglplant Pizza offer something creative and new throughout the year, while adventuresome guests can create their own pizza from their imagination. A full menu, including pasta, salads, sandwiches, and sides, in addition to gluten-free and vegan options for all the pies, are available. Newport Beach (Credit: Aaron E./Yelp) Pizzeria Mozza 800 West Coast Hwy. Newport Beach, CA 92663 (949) 945-1126 newportbeach.pizzeriamozza.com The brainchild of celebrity chef Mario Batali, Pizzeria Mozza in Newport Beach is one of OC’s best pizza restaurants. Chef Nancy Silverton expresses her artisanship and creative ability in the pies offered onsite at this sit-down establishment located along PCH. With 15 pizza options on the current menu, there is something for every pizza lover from the simple Margherita, to the Prosciutto di Parma with rucola, bianco diNapoli tomatoes & mozzarella di bufala, to unique creations including egg, bacon, yukon gold potatoes & the Bermuda onion pizza. An extensive wine list, available both by the glass and the bottle, complement your meal. In addition to the fabulous pizza and full menu, the mozzarella bar is a must-try experience! Takeout service is not available at all times; call ahead for detailed information. San Clemente (Credit: Pizza Port) Pizza Port 301 N El Camino Real San Clemente, CA 92672 (949) 940-0005 www.pizzaport.com Pizza Port has been serving up delicious pies and craft brews since its original Solana Beach opening back in 1987. Owned by Gina and Vince Marsaglia, the casual restaurant has served up classic pizza and wings at this shop with a “San Diego” twist in the San Clemente location since 2003, to the praise of locals and visitors alike. Original pizzas with traditional toppings are available on the menu as well as their selection of “Anti-Wimpy Gourmet Pizzas” such as their BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza with tangy BBQ sauce, seasoned meatballs, bacon, mozzarella & cheddar cheese with red onions, and the Garlic Veggie Pizza, topped with spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, garlic, feta & mozzarella. Locals recommend you try the signature wholegrain beer crust or the stout or porter float! Irvine (Credit: First Class Pizza) First Class Pizza 6420 Irvine Blvd. Irvine, CA 92620 (949) 552-5358 www.firstclasspizzawoodbury.com First Class Pizza has been serving Orange County for over 30 years, and founders Jeff and Angie Sustacek make it a priority to use the best possible ingredients at all times. Making quality items from scratch daily is the name of the game here, and to not weigh or ration out toppings is a rule, giving diners an excellent pizza made with care and smothered with everything you expect in a great pie. Build-your-own pizza topping options are available, with plenty of meat and veggies to create something unique, or you can enjoy one of their curated pies including their ultimate thin crust, with pepperoni, a toasted layer of thin parmesan, fresh garlic, sliced pepperoncini and FCP seasoning; the Great White, with grilled chicken breast, Alfredo sauce, mushrooms, fresh parmesan, and FCP seasoning; or the Popeye’s Favorite, aptly topped with spinach, broccoli, artichoke hearts, olive oil, parmesan, and garlic. Consider finishing your meal with a delicious dessert pizza as well! Huntington Beach (Credit: A Slice of New York Pizza) A Slice of New York Pizza 16821 Algonquin St. Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (714) 846-1900 www.thebestsliceofnewyork.com Far from pretentious, this Huntington Beach pizza joint serves New York style pizza like no other on this coast. The hand-tossed and stone-baked pizzas served here come in 13 varieties including the traditional New York style cheese to the Buffalo Chicken Pie (with spicy buffalo sauce and grilled chicken) to the House Signature Pie, topped with artichokes, marinara, and pesto. Gluten-free fans can enjoy Cozette’s delight, made with a delicious, GF thin crust as a base. Catering, dine-in, take-out, and delivery are also available. Laguna Beach (Credit: NEA Politan) NEApolitan 31542 S. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 499-4531 www.nealaguna.com A strict philosophy on making great, quality food runs the show at NEA, located on PCH in Laguna Beach. Old-world methods from pizza-making ancestors in Naples, Italy are strictly adhered to, presenting imported pizza dough without bleach, proofed with a 48-step regimen, organic tomatoes originally seeded from San Marzano Italy, and only the very finest cheese money can buy. Pizzas are cooked onsite in the built-in-Naples Stefano Ferrar 900 degree oven too to add some authenticity to each slice or pie that’s given to customers. The Asterita Pizza, Funghi (with Shitake and Oyster mushrooms, potato, fontina, and egg), and unique Blackberry (with spiced jam, ricotta, applewood smoked bacon, and arugala) can’t be missed. Fullerton (Credit: Pieology) Pieology 516 N State College Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92831 (714) 447-4064 www.pieology.com Quick service, custom artisan options, great value, and unlimited toppings are just part of the reason for Pieology’s success. The other reason? The delicious tasting pizza served up daily to hundreds of hungry guests. Each pie, created by diners from the assortment of artisan toppings including typical toppings, as well as Kalamata olives, spinach, gorgonzola, feta, fresh basil, and banana peppers, or chosen from the recommended creations from the company’s very own Pieologist’s Favorites, is perfected in the open flame oven in just under five minutes. Gluten-free and vegan options are available at most locations. Santa Ana (Credit: Harrison V./Yelp) Buccaneer Pizza 2757 N Grand Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 639-9610 www.buccaneerpizza.com With a devoted following, Santa Ana’s Buccaneeer Pizza began with a goal to be better, not bigger, than other pizza establishments. Better ingredients include made-from-scratch ingredients and premium meats, bigger portions, generous toppings, and a wide variety of complementary dishes. Guests at Buccaneer Pizza can “Create Ye Own Pizza” from a list of specialty toppings and sauces, or order one of the pre-designed specialty pizzas. The Lasagna Pizza, combining two Italian favorites, includes a rich meat sauce, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, Italian sausage, meatballs, and Italian seasoning. The Fire-in-the-Hole Pizza includes tomato sauce and mozzarella, a meaty base of pepperoni, Canadian bacon and Italian sausage, topped with zesty wax peppers and spicy jalapeños. Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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