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All City Century Club Lakewood Middle Schools

Middle School Volleyball, Football Champions Crowned

Lakewood High School played host to the best of the best in the Long Beach Unified School District’s middle school ranks, as the first middle school All-City championships of the school year were decided last Saturday.

In girls’ volleyball, Stanford won the Division 1 championship with a sweep of rival Hughes and Lindbergh won the Division 2 championship with a four-set win over Hamilton.

It was the fourth consecutive All-City title for Stanford, who swept Hughes 25-9, 25-14, 25-16. Lindbergh defeated Hamilton 25-16, 25-9, 21-25, 25-23.

On the football field, fans were treated to a pair of exciting games that were decided on game-winning touchdowns in the final minute of play. In Division 1, Rogers defeated Hughes 26-25, and in Division 2, Lindbergh defeated Tincher 40-33.

Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.