Week in Sports: Lady Dons swim champs
- Cathedral Catholic standout Chelsea Weedman’s record setting performance helped the Dons’ girls’ team repeat as City Conference champions.
Weedman, a junior, won her third straight City 100 breaststroke title, setting a meet record as she clocked a 1:04.76.
Weedman also won the 200 individual medley in 2:03.97.
Weedman, Jenna Harris, Mia Marinos and Kimberli Boone combined to win the 200 medley relay (1:52.40) and 400 freestyle relay (3:38.24).
The Dons qualified 11 swimmers for their May 23 San Diego Section title defense.
Ashley Butler second place in diving competition, Ashley Weedman (Chelsea’s younger sister) placed third in the 500 freestyle, and Harris took fourth in the 100 backstroke.
The Dons’ boys’ team placed fifth.
“I think it’s a huge accomplishment to win a City championship,” Dons coach Jeff Owen said. “There’s 15 schools competing and for them to take first place is a very big accomplishment.”
- Torrey Pines’ Jessica Schmitt’s record-setting performances highlighted a day in which the Falcons won the boys’ and girls’ circuits of the Avocado League finals on May 15 at Palomar College.
Schmitt established individual league records in the 200-meter medley and 100-meter breaststroke with 2:03.69 and 1:04.31 times.
She was also involved in record setting 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams.
Schmitt, Kelsey Loy and Allison DePeralta and Allison Paris clocked a 1:50.75 to win the 200 medley.
Schmitt, Loy, DePeralta and Reid Kremer finished the 400 freestyle in 3:38.16.
- Torrey Pines solidified its first place position in the Avocado League after sweeping a three-game series from La Costa Canyon.
The Falcons opened the series with a 9-4 victory on May 12. They beat the Mavericks 4-1 two days later and completed the sweep with a 3-2 win on May 16.
The Falcons improved to 11-2 in league and 20-7 overall for the season as they won for the 10th time in 12 games.
Junior outfielder Evan Mason homered twice – his first two of the season – in the series to spark the Falcons.
Mason had three hits including a homer and two RBI in the series opener, and Shane Bingham and Garrett Stubbs each added two hits and two RBI.
Falcons starter Joey DeNato was credited with the win after allowing four runs on six hits and one walk in six innings.
Falcons starter Josh Sabourin got the win after allowing one run in four innings of two-hit ball in the second game of the series. Nate Walker, Cole Swanson and Alex Tukey combined for three shutout innings of two-hit ball to secure the win. Swanson was credited with the save.
Zack Taylor led the offense with two hits including a double.
Mason went yard in the series finale in support of starting pitcher Swanson, who got the win after scattering seven hits over six innings.
- Santa Fe Christian moved into first place in the Coastal League North after winning a pivotal game against previously unbeaten San Dieguito Academy on May 13.
Two days later, Luc Dewulf pitched a perfect game as the Eagles defeated Army-Navy 12-0. They improved to 8-1 in league and 17-6 overall as they extended their winning streak to six games and won for the 12th time in 13 games.
Cal Robers sparked the Eagles in the San Dieguito Academy game with three hits including a triple. Barrett Floyd, Bobby Zarubin, Ethan Ogden and Josh Estill each contributed two hits.
Eagles starter Nolan Gannon struck out 11 batters in 8 1/3 innings of five-hit ball, but was not involved in the decision. Dewulf, who retired the only two batters he faced in the top of the ninth, was credited with the win.
Dewulf struck out eight batters and allowed no walks in the Army-Navy game.
Estill homered twice and drove in four runs for the Eagles.
- Cathedral Catholic had its 11-game winning streak snapped as the Dons experienced their first Western League loss of the season.
The Dons fell to 9-1 in league 21-5 overall for the season after a 10-6 loss to University City on May 14 and turned around and defeated the same team 7-1 two days earlier.
Jonathan Meyer pitched a complete game six-hitter for the Dons in their May 12 win. Matt Moynihan and Brandon Healy each homered for the Dons and Parker Hipp had a double and three RBI.
Ryan Wilkins and Geoff Rocha each had two hits for the Dons in their May 14 loss.
- Canyon Crest Academy snapped a three-game losing streak as the Ravens defeated La Jolla Country Day 7-6 in a Coastal League South game on May 13 that went 10 innings.
The Ravens lost to The Bishop’s School 6-5 in a league game two days later, dropping their record to 2-5-1 in league and 10-13-1 overall.
James Stafford had two hits to lead the Ravens in the LJCD game.
Ravens starter Matt Malott struck out nine batters and allowed six runs (four earned) on nine hits and no walks in seven innings but was not involved in the decision.
Wyatt Thomas, who pitched the 10th inning for the win, combined with Ryan Sandler on three innings of shutout relief.
- Torrey Pines remained in the Avocado League title hunt after defeating Fallbrook 4-2 on May 15 for its third straight win.
The Falcons defeated Mission Hills 8-5 in a league game two days earlier.
The Falcons improved to 5-2 in league and 20-5 overall.
Lauren Morizi had two hits including a double to lead Torrey Pines in the Fallbrook game.
Falcons starter Lauren Hynes pitched five innings of shutout ball for the win. She struck out five batters and allowed one hit and one walk.
Morizi and Chelsea Small each homered for the Falcons in the Mission Hills game. Small had two hits and three RBI.
Hynes pitched a complete game five-hitter for the win, allowing five runs (two earned).
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