It seems every season, the Valley Christian-Brentwood match ends up deciding the Olympic League girls volleyball title. The problem for the Crusaders is, they have had a tendency to fall short. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the WeekBrentwood improved to 16-3 overall, 2-0 in league. BOYS WATER POLO Palos Verdes 12, Millikan 6; Whittier 14, Millikan 10 Senior driver Brian Mattingly scored six and driver Brendan Larson added two, as Millikan was unable to bounce back from an earlier loss in the final day of North Orange County Tournament. Whittier used a 10-point second half to stop the Rams (10-5). In the first game of the day, Palos Verdes scored five goals in the first half and was able to hold Millikan to three scores in the second half to seal the win. Scotty Butler scored twice to lead the Rams. Los Alamitos 8, Newport Harbor 6 Three players scored three goals apiece for the Griffins (12-6), ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division II, beat the top-ranked team in CIF-SS Division I. Seniors Clayton Snyder and Calvin Kagan, and junior Jeffrey Tsim each scored twice for Los Alamitos. FOOTBALL Maranatha 32, Downey Calvary Chapel 14 Senior running back Michael Nuno gained 96 yards and scored two touchdowns on 29 carries, but the Grizzlies (1-5, 0-1) lost to the visiting Minutemen (5-1, 1-0) in Delphic League play. St. John Bosco 20, Bishop Amat 10 The Braves evened their season record at 3-3 with the victory over the visiting Lancers (4-2) in a nonleague matchup late Friday night. Gahr 26, Cerritos 0 The Gladiators (4-2) had no problem handling the host Dons (2-4) in a nonleague matchup late Friday night. Gahr travels to Artesia (4-2) on Friday in a battle for second place in the Suburban League. Mayfair is in first with a 5-1 overall record. Meanwhile, Cerritos will take on the Monsoons at Bellflower High on Friday. Cabrillo 34, Lynwood 12 The Jaguars (2-4) romped to a nonleague victory over the visiting Knights (1-5) in a nonleague matchup late Friday night. Next up for Cabrillo is a Moore League matchup against Poly at 7 p.m. on Friday at Veterans Stadium. The Jackrabbits are in first place in league. Meanwhile, Lynwood travels to Downey (3-3) in a San Gabriel Valley League game. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! On Saturday at Valley Christian, they made a game of it but again lost to the Eagles 25-14, 19-25, 21-25, 25-17, 15-9. Junior setter Allyse Kramer had 27 assists, eight kills and four aces, while sophomore libero Charlotte Haun contributed seven digs for Valley Christian, which finished second in the league last season. The Crusaders (10-7, 2-1) next travel to face Village Christian Tuesday.