Briefly In Sports

Local equestrian national champLa Cañada resident Michelle Morris won the NCAA Varsity Equestrian Individual National Championship in Waco, Texas, this month.

Morris, who rides on the University of Georgia equestrian team, was one of eight riders seeded for the individual competition. The Georgia team was also the national champion in the Huntseat Division and the overall champions of the Varsity National Championships.

Morris is a 2008 graduate of La Cañada High School, where she rode for the school's Interscholastic Equestrian League Team all four years. She attends the University of Georgia on an athletic scholarship. She trains in California at Karen Healey Stables in Westlake Village.

La Cañada clinches league titleThe La Cañada High boys' golf team has enjoyed a great deal of success the last few years in the Rio Hondo League.

This season has been no different.

The Spartans defeated Temple City, 185-206, Tuesday to clinch their sixth straight league championship.

On the par-34 La Cañada Flintridge Country Club course, Anton Arboleda paced the Spartans (14-2, 7-1 in league) with a two-under-par 32. Teammates Noah Bernstein and Daniel Rhee both fired 37s.

Spartans victorious in boys' golf matchThe La Cañada High boys' golf team beat San Marino, 195-210, in a Rio Hondo League match April 22 at Santa Anita Golf Course.

Anton Arboleda paced La Cañada, firing an even-par 35 to earn medalist honors. Teammate Daniel Rhee shot a 38, and Derek Patao had a 40.

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