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.

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  • 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.



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