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Rotten Cheeseburgers Groms U9 triumph in lacrosse tourney

The Rotten Cheeseburgers “RC” Groms Under 9 Team won the Adrenaline Santa Barbara Lacrosse Tournament on June 20-22. RC won all five games in their first tournament playing together.

Del Mar Little League hosts All-Star Baseball tourney for 9-10, 10-11-year-olds

Del Mar National Little League hosted this year’s District 31 Little League 9-10 and 10-11-year-olds All-Star Baseball tournaments, which ran from June 16 through the Championship games on July 3.

Former Carmel Valley pitching standout Joey DeNato finally gets his chance in pro ball

By just about every objective measure, the call probably should have come much earlier.

After concluding one of the most distinguished prep pitching careers in San Diego County history, former Torrey Pines High School standout Joey DeNato’s name never surfaced on the 2010 amateur draft board.

Former Carmel Valley student Michael Fagan pitching his way into pro ball

Michael Fagan Courtesy photo

The former San Diego Jewish Academy left-handed pitching sensation became the school’s first professional athlete when he signed a deal with the Oakland A’s, just days after the team of “Moneyball” selected Fagan in the ninth round of this year’s amateur draft on June 6.

Local athletes to compete for a national title at the U.S. Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championships

Members of the San Dieguito synchronized swim team qualified for the national championships by placing among the top three finishers at the regional championships last month, which featured top athletes from Southern California.

North County San Diego members of the San Dieguito synchronized swimming team are set to compete for a national title at the 2014 U.S. eSynchro Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championships from June 27-July 5 in Federal Way, Wash.

Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks reach finals of Pegasus Cup

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Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks GU10-Hammond were finalists in the Pegasus Cup held recently in San Diego. Standing (L-R): Ashley Hayase, Sarah Niehart, Zoe Garrett, Isabel Bruce, Jamison Ruff, Sara Arimo, Joana Zaga, Makela Solbak, Kylie Hagio and Coach Dustin Hammond. Courtesy photo

Solana Beach Little League crowns Brewers as champions

Pictured above are the SB Little League Majors Division Champion Brewers, sponsored by Baum Orthodontics. Courtesy photo

Little League International celebrated its 75th season this year, and Solana Beach Little League recently completed its 57th season. The season ended with the crowning of the Regular Season and Tournament Champions. The Majors Division Champion Brewers, sponsored by Baum Orthodontics, won the Solana Beach Little League Majors Division regular season and tournament titles and finished third in the annual post-season Coast Cities Tournament.

Carmel Valley Spurs finish season with win

Pictured (L-R): Jake Cabulio, Sean Reed, Holden Brosnan, Collin Rova, Kasen Dickerson, Alex Jenkins, Coach Rob Jenkins. Not pictured: Anthony Bland. Courtesy photo

The Carmel Valley Spurs defeated the Furious Ponies, 66-55, on June 11 in the fifth/sixth-grade championship game in the Master Sports Carmel Valley OPEN Basketball League.

Over a nine-game season, the offense scored 633 points while giving up only 346 on defense. The average game score was 70-38.

Super 7 wins in 3rd/4th grade open league

Back row (L-R): Co-Coach Sajani Patel, Andy Kim, Tejan Patel, Caden Francke, Brian Hanson, Alex Cabulio, Co-Coach Shilpa Patel. Front row: Satish Patel, Ethan Chang.

On June 9, “Super 7” beat the Aztecs 35-24 to win the Master Sports 2014 Spring Basketball Open League championship for third/fourth grade.

Under the leadership of co-coaches and sisters Sajani and Shilpa Patel, Super 7 learned early on that the key to victory was working as a team and focusing on the fundamentals.

Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks GU 17 Elite girls team ready to defend national championship

Jim Madrid of Advance Sports Technology with the DMCV Sharks GU 17 Elite team (back row): Mari Briggs, Huli De Armas, Shelby Lee, Samantha Staab, Hannah Keogh, Gianna Montini, Kirsten McBeain, Angel Meriweather, Dominique DeCoy, Rachel Carroll, Riley Dixon, Coach Felicia Kappes.  Front row: Lili Andino, Melissa Lowder, Natalie Saddic, Jennifer Ballez, Crystal Cordova, Hailey Harbison, Jordan Sanders, Sydney Wootten, Brooklyn Gonzalez. Photo by Karen Billing

The 2013 US Youth Soccer National Champion Del Mar/Carmel Valley Sharks GU 17 Elite girls team has been playing together for five years — traveling all over the country and world from Hawaii to Sweden. In July, the close-knit, “fiercely competitive” team will defend its championship in the national tournament in Germantown, Maryland.

The tournament will cap an accomplished five years together and serve as a farewell to six departing seniors: Angel Meriweather, Dominique DeCoy, Rachel Carroll, Jennifer Ballez, Mari Briggs and Hailey Harbison.



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