Burroughs High Falls to Silverado, 2-0, in Playoffs

Photos by Sebastian Moore / Burbank Leader Burroughs High School seniors Alexander Leanos, Michael Shaw, Cristian Alfaro, Zach Levy, Landon Espinoza, Jaden Vasquez and the Bears’ varsity soccer team finished the season third in the Pacific League with a 5-2 record.

First published in the Feb. 19 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

The Burroughs High School varsity boys’ soccer team was eliminated from CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs after being shut out by visiting Victorville Silverado, 2-0, in a second-round matchup on Tuesday.
The Bears previously advanced after ending regulation in a scoreless tie at San Pedro Mary Star of the Sea, ultimately winning in penalty kicks, 7-6. Senior goalie Cristian Alfaro blocked the game-winning attempt while senior captain Jaden Vasquez, junior Manny Hooshivar, junior Daniel Proano, junior Hector Fuentes, sophomore Dominic Quijada, freshman Alexander Loera and freshman Danny Pasqual each scored a penalty kick.
Burroughs’ season ended three games into the playoffs after finishing third in the Pacific League with a 5-2 record (7-6-2 overall).