Sylmar 3, Kennedy 0: Ashani McGee scored twice and Elizabeth Arias added a goal for visiting Sylmar (14-1-5, 3-0) in the Valley Mission League victory. Goalkeeper Nicole Gonzalez recorded her 13th shutout for the Spartans. In other sports: BOYS’ BASKETBALL Taft 90, El Camino Real 40: Calvin Haynes had a game-high 23 points as Taft of Woodland Hills crushed host El Camino Real of Woodland Hills (1-16, 0-3) in a West Valley League game. Taft (12-2, 3-0) jumped on top early, taking a 34-6 lead by the end of the first quarter. Birmingham 76, Granada Hills 55:Jordan Weiner made six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points as visiting Birmingham of Lake Balboa (1-2 in the league) defeated Granada Hills in a West Valley League game. Aaron Gbewonyo had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Granada Hills (13-5, 2-1). Chatsworth 64, Cleveland 61:Michael Palarca scored 19 points and Jeffery Osborne added 16 as visiting Chatsworth (12-2, 2-1) defeated Cleveland of Reseda in a West Valley League game. DeAndre Myles led Cleveland (4-9, 1-2) with 17 points and six rebounds. Grant 62, Verdugo Hills 31: Kevin Gonzalez scored 22 points and Arthur Avetisyan added 11 as host Grant of Van Nuys (12-6, 3-0) defeated Verdugo Hills of Tujunga in a Sunset Six League game. Bryson Surratt led Verdugo Hills (4-14, 1-2) with 10 points. Monroe 66, San Fernando 49: Fernando Cordero had 20 points and 11 rebounds as visiting Monroe of North Hills (11-7, 3-0) defeated San Fernando in a Valley Mission League game. Andy Sandoval had a game-high 23 points for San Fernando. North Hollywood 55, Hollywood 45:Jesse Zarate scored a game-high 25 points as host North Hollywood (7-12, 2-1) defeated Hollywood in a Sunset Six League game. Scott Yates led Hollywood (7-10, 0-3) with 16 points. Skyward Christian 56, Westmark 25:Brian Beeson had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Jason Rivera had 14 points as visiting Skyward Christian (13-1, 7-0) of Tujunga defeated Westmark of Encino in an Omega League game. Andrew Wheeler scored 15 points for Westmark (2-6, 2-4). Sylmar 81, Kennedy/GH 73: Dwight Jones and Matt Hankins each scored 19 points and John Austin added 17 as visiting Sylmar (3-0 in league) defeated Kennedy of Granada Hills in a Valley Mission League game. Robert Valentine had a game-high 24 points for Kennedy (6-12, 1-2). GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Grant 52, Verdugo Hills 36:Mariam Asaryan scored a game-high 18 points and Vanessa Murray added 11 as Grant of Van Nuys (10-8, 3-0) defeated host Verdugo Hills of Tujunga in a Sunset Six League game. Laura Armenian had 11 points for Verdugo Hills. Hollywood 48, North Hollywood 43: Chloe Lewis and Luisa Bermudez each scored 12 points as host Hollywood (8-6, 1-2) defeated North Hollywood in a Sunset League game. Patti Villagran had a game-high 17 points for North Hollywood (6-12, 1-2). Reseda 60, Van Nuys 36: Kim Rodriguez had 25 points, five rebounds and four steals as visiting Reseda (12-5, 2-1) defeated Van Nuys (0-3 in league) in a Valley Mission League game. Chatsworth 68, Cleveland 62: Eja Wong had 17 points and Luisa Osborne added 12 as host Chatsworth (12-7, 3-0) defeated Cleveland of Reseda in a West Valley League game. Nichelae Henderson had a game-high 28 points and seven rebounds for Cleveland (10-9, 2-1). El Camino Real 51, Taft 47: Roni Gordon scored 22 points as visiting El Camino Real of Woodland Hills (9-8, 2-1) defeated Taft of Woodland Hills in a West Valley League game. Autumn Davis and Nayshon Williams each scored 19 points for Taft (1-2 in the league). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Jessica Dingman and Tess Gardner scored goals and Kaitlin Paletta had an assist for host Moorpark, which moved into sole possession of first place in the Marmonte League with Wednesday night’s 2-0 girls’ soccer victory against defending champion Royal of Simi Valley (8-4-2, 2-3-1). Defenders Jenna Lindsey, Kaitlin Paletta, Cynthia Rodriguez, Miranda Rodriguez and Chelsea Stewart helped Moorpark (8-5-3, 6-0-2) record its sixth shutout in eight league games. The Musketeers entered Wednesday’s game in a first-place tie with Agoura, but the Chargers (7-1-5, 5-0-3) fell out of the top spot after a 1-1 tie at Westlake. Agoura’s fate, though, still remains in its own hands. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita The Chargers can overtake Moorpark for first with a victory over the visiting Musketeers Friday at 6 p.m. The teams played to a 1-1 tie Jan. 9 at Moorpark. In other girls’ soccer Thousand Oaks 2, Calabasas 0: Megan Meyer had a goal and assisted on Jamie Axelrad’s score for host Thousand Oaks (7-2-4, 4-1-3), which recorded its fifth consecutive shutout in the Marmonte League victory. Laura Brain had two saves for the Lancers, who play host to Royal of Simi Valley on Friday. Heather Berkowitz had six saves for Calabasas (0-13-1, 0-5). North Hollywood 7, Hollywood 1: Maricella Quintanilla had three goals for North Hollywood (15-2-3, 3-0), which won its 13th consecutive Sunset Six League game.