Week in Sports

By Gideon Rubin


A week after the Torrey Pines’ offense couldn’t get much going, the Falcons couldn’t be stopped.

The Falcons rolled up 425 yards of total offense on their way to a 44-0 shellacking of Mt. Carmel in a nonleague game on Sept. 28.

The victory followed a 2-0 loss to Vista on Sept. 21.

The Falcons extended their streak of consecutive quarters in which they haven’t allowed a touchdown or a field goal to 13.

Torrey Pines hasn’t been scored on since the fourth quarter of a 24-17 comeback win against Cathedral Catholic on Sept. 7.

Chase Pickwell rushed for 96 yards and three touchdowns on nine carries to lead the Falcons in the Mt. Carmel game.

Falcons quarterback Mike Ward completed seven of 10 pass attempts for 101 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.

The Falcons won for the third time in four games as they improved their overall record for the season to 3-2.

Cathedral Catholic took an early lead and never looked back on its way to a 38-6 trouncing of Morse in a nonleague game on Sept. 28.

Dons quarterback Clayton Dale completed four of seven pass attempts for 97 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

Tony Johnson rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.

Theo Hardson gained 61 yards on 14 carries, and Chris Moliga rushed for 58 yards on six carries.

Xavier Ulutu and Toshaun Poumele each had seven tackles to lead the Dons defensively. Ulutu also had a fumble recovery.

The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 3-2.

Santa Fe Christian lost to Bishop Diego 13-8 in a nonleague game on Sept. 28.

Tony Miro rushed for 78 yards on 17 carries to lead the Eagles and quarterback Hunter Vaccaro was five for 13 passing for 100 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions.

Cole Needham and Nathan Ross each had eight tackles to lead the Eagles defensively.

The Eagles fell to 2-3 overall for the season.


Canyon Crest Academy defeated Escondido 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-14) in a nonleague game on Sept. 28.

Micaela Miner had 14 kills to lead the Ravens and Caterina Rosander added 12 kills.

Ravens setter Miranda Beach had 37 assists.

The win followed a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-20) victory over Fallbrook on Sept. 28 in which Jolie Rasmussen led the Ravens with 10 kills.

Beach had 18 assists and Carly Rasmussen added 13 assists.

The Ravens improved their overall record for the season to 12-6.

Santa Fe Christian defeated Tri-City Christian 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-22) in a Coastal League opener for both teams on Sept. 28.

Alexandra Johnson had 13 kills to lead the Eagles and Hannah Mathiesen added 11 kills.

Eagles setter Christie Duoos had 40 assists.

Cathedral Catholic defeated Scripps Ranch 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-20) in a Western League game on Sept. 28.

Sarah Seiber had 20 kills to lead the Dons and Ivey Schmitt added 13 kills.

The Dons improved to 2-0 in league and 12-1 overall for the season.



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