Andres Soto

Andres Soto

Charter Oak High School and Los Angeles Times HS Insider. Sports Editor for The Bolt Live
Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

It has been a good ride for the Charter Oak High baseball team. After going through their ups and downs throughout the season, they caught fire at the right time and were able to fight their way into a playoff spot by winning their last three games. However, going...

Does 7v7 football hurt teams (and players)?

Does 7v7 football hurt teams (and players)?

A growing trend in high school football is the rise of 7 on 7 teams. 7 on 7 football is exactly what it sounds like, teams of 7, which consist of all the same positions in 11-man football minus the linemen, playing against each other. “In terms of tangible and...

Charter Oak loses in semis, Bishop Amat wins Spring Showcase

May 16 was the day of the third annual Charter Oak Spring Showcase (rebranded this year as the Super 7’s Spring Showcase), a 7-on-7 football tournament featuring several schools from Southern California. Some new teams showed up and impressed, others flamed out early....

Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

Charter Oak finishes season strong

The hardest part of the battle was already over with as Charter Oak beat West Covina a week earlier to get into second place, however now they needed to close out the job in order to secure their playoff spot. All they would need to do is beat fifth-place Chino and it...

Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

Charter Oak baseball takes series over West Covina

Charter Oak needed to win badly. They had just lost three straight games, all of them chances to take over first place in the Hacienda League. Now, however, they were fighting to keep their season alive. The Chargers knew they could not afford to lose again, and they...

Chargers lose season series to Mustangs

Chargers lose season series to Mustangs

Charter Oak was tied for first in the Hacienda League and was in position to take it when starting off their series with Los Altos. However, they lost the second game of the series and fell back into second place. They would have another chance to take first place...

Chargers tie for first, can’t close deal

Chargers tie for first, can’t close deal

Going into their series against first place rival Los Altos, the Charter Oak baseball team was one game behind them. If they beat the Conquerors in both games, the Chargers would’ve taken first place in the Hacienda League. Charter Oak hosted the first game of the...

Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

Charter Oak student-athlete battles cancer

Dec. 5, 2014, is the date that changed Charter Oak senior Anthony Ortega’s life forever. Anthony was going through what was a normal day until he was in his second period Economics class. “I was in second period, and my friend Ryan Hansen pointed out that I had a ball...

Chargers go one-and-done in playoffs

Soccer standout signs with NAIA powerhouse

Charter Oak is usually known for sending football players to the next level, however, senior soccer player Angel Aguirre is helping to change that. On March 17, Aguirre signed his letter of intent to play for Marymount California University, an NAIA school that is...

Chargers complete sweep of Panthers

Chargers complete sweep of Panthers

The Charter Oak High School baseball team has been on a tear throughout league play. Despite going on a losing streak recently, they bounced back on April 15 against league rival Diamond Ranch High School for the second time this season. On April 17, the Chargers...