By Gideon Rubin
A after week pulling off a stunning comeback, Torrey Pines left nothing to chance on its way to its second straight win.
It took a quarter to get in gear, but once the Falcons got going, they steamrolled past Del Norte for a 35-0 nonleague victory on Sept. 14.
The victory followed a 24-17 against perennial San Diego Section power Cathedral Catholic in a game the Falcons outscored their opponent 17-0 in the final quarter.
Torrey Pines has combined to outscore its last two opponents 52-0 over its last five quarters.
The Falcons, who opened the season with a forgettable 22-7 loss to San Pasqual on Aug. 31, had been outscored 39-14 going into the fourth quarter of the Cathedral Catholic game, when they appeared to be headed to their second straight loss.
Billy Maggs led Falcons in the Del Norte game, rushing for 114 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries.
Dwayne Hines rushed for 50 yards and one touchdown on five carries, Chase Pickwell gained 46 yards and added another scoring run on 10 carries.
Peter Hollen returned an interception 46 yards for a Falcons touchdown.
The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 2-1.
Cathedral Catholic relied on great defense and special teams as they rallied from an early deficit to defeat Helix 16-9 in a nonleague game on Sept. 14.
Parker Price had three interceptions and returned a punt 84 yards for a decisive fourth quarter touchdown that broke 9-9 tie.
The Dons trailed 9-0 when Christian Fanning got them back into the game kicking a 34-yard field goal late in the first half. He added field goals from the 32 in the third quarter and a 42-yarder in the fourth quarter to tie the game.
Tony Johnson rushed for 58 yards on 18 carries Garrett Bogart completed 11 of 22 passes for 86 yards with one interception.
The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 2-1.
Santa Fe Christian lost to Westview28-14 in a nonleague game on Sept. 14.
The Eagles lost despite a great effort from Tony Miro, who rushed for 120 yards on 19 carries.
Darrian Barboa and Hunter Vaccaro each had 10 tackles to lead the Eagles defensively.
The Eagles overall record for the season fell to 1-2.
San Diego Jewish Academy lost to Calvary Christian 46-3 in a nonleague game on Sept. 13.
Lions quarterback Micah Weinstein completed 15 of 33 pass attempts for 236 yards but had four interceptions.
Ethan Laser caught four passes for 95 yards and Adam Sloane had five receptions for 85 yards.
Tomer Baltinester had 16 tackles and Weinstein had 15 tackles and one sack to lead the Lions defensively.
The Lions fell to 0-2 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines had four players shoot at or below par to lead the Falcons to a 178-248 nonleague victory over Canyon Crest Academy on Sept. 13.
Sarah Cho shot a 2-under-par 34 to lead the Falcons on a nine-hole course at Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Club.
Minjia Luo contributed a 35 for the Falcons, and Sandy Choi and Shiyang Fan each added 36 scores. Palin Ruttanasupagid shot a 37.
Lauren Barth and Yubin Huh each shot a 41 to lead the Ravens.
The Falcons win followed a 193-221 victory over San Dieguito Academy the previous day.
Cho shot a 2-under-par 34 to lead the Falcons on a nine-hole course at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course.
Choi and Ruttanasupagid each added 38 scores.
Cathedral Catholic defeated Point Loma 243-271 in a nonleague golf match on Sept. 12.
Christina Savaglio shot a 43 to lead the Dons on a nine-hole par-36 course at Torrey Pines Golf Course.
The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 4-2.
Cathedral Catholic defeated Bishop’s 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 25-17) in a nonleague match on Sept. 12.
Tatiana Durr had 19 kills to lead the Dons and Krissy Witous added 15 kills.
The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 7-1.
Torrey Pines defeated Fallbrook 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-17) in a nonleague match on Sept. 12.
Katie Dutra had 10 kills to lead the Falcons and setter Ryann Chandler contributed 19 assists.
Santa Fe Christian defeated Carlsbad 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-17) in a nonleague match on Sept. 12.
Hannah Hubbard had 11 kills to lead the Eagles, and setter Christie Duoos had 33 assists.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated El Capitan 5-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 13.
Haley Schroeder scored two goals and had three assists to lead the Ravens and Katie Carlson contributed two goals to lead the Ravens.
Ravens goalie Clara Belitz had four saves.
The Ravens improved their overall record for the season to 7-0.