Week in Sports

By Gideon Rubin


TPHS’ Maddy Kerr bumps the ball as the 14-6 Falcons volleyball team defeated Ramona 3-0 on Oct. 11. Photo: Anna Scipione


A dominant defense and an efficient offense helped Cathedral Catholic roll to its third consecutive decisive victory.

The Dons trounced Patrick Henry 32-0 in an Eastern League opener for both teams on Oct. 14.

Their offense rolled up 335 yards and four touchdowns.

But for a third straight week, it was the Dons defense that really shined. Cathedral Catholic has outscored its last three opponents by a combined 79-7, with the only points it allowed coming on a garbage time fourth quarter touchdown in a 26-7 victory over Eastlake on Sept. 30.

Running back Tony Johnson paced the Dons with 139 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries.

The bad news for the Dons was that Johnson, the team’s leading rusher, left the game late in the first half with a knee injury.

Xavier Ulutu rushed for 55 yards on 10 carries and Riley Sanchez rushed for 39 yards on seven carries.

Dons quarterback Garrett Bogart completed three of 13 pass attempts for 93 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.

Toshaun Poumele had eight tackles to lead the Dons defense.

The Dons defense held its opponent to 56 yards and combined for two safeties.

They improved their overall record for the season to 5-1.

Santa Fe Christian extended its winning streak to five games as the Eagles defeated Bishop’s 56-13 in a Coastal League opener for both teams on Oct. 14.

Jarrod Watson-Lewis rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries and Tony Miro rushed for 150 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries to lead the Eagles offensively.

Watson-Lewis also caught an 18-yard scoring pass.

Eagles quarterback Connor Moore completed three of six pass attempts for 75 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Moore led the Eagles with 10 tackles, and Hunter Vaccaro and Darrian Borboa each added eight tackles.

The Eagles, who haven’t lost since getting shut out by Westview 21-0 in a Week 1 game back on Sept. 2, improved their overall record for the season to 5-1.

Torrey Pines lost to Westview 20-17 in a Palomar League opener for both teams on Oct. 14.

Andrew Fargo rushed for 79 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries and Andrew Perkins gained 48 rushing yards and one touchdown on 13 carries to lead the Falcons.

Perkins was nine of 14 passing for 110 yards with no touchdowns and three interceptions.

The Falcons lost for the fourth time in five games as they fell to 2-4 overall for the season.


Torrey Pines continued its amazing run junior sensation Minjia “The Ninja” Luo helped the Falcons remain unbeaten with stellar performances in a 182-207 Palomar League victory over Rancho Bernardo on Oct. 13 and a 194-234 nonleague win against Carlsbad three days earlier.

Luo shot a 3-under-par 33 to lead the Falcons against Rancho Bernardo on a nine-hole course at Doubletree Resort.

Hee Wook Choi shot a 36, and

Jennifer Peng and Shiyang Fang each added 37 scores.



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