Camryn Tastad, Santa Fe Christian Schools senior and 2017 Under Armour First-Team All-American, has signed a collegiate contract to play volleyball at the University of Oregon.
The girls team last month won its ninth straight San Diego Section Division I championships, eclipsing a CIF record of eight consecutive titles previously held by the Carlsbad boys team. Torrey Pines’ boys team won its fifth straight title last month.
Torrey Pines won the elite Open Division title in dramatic fashion as the Falcons defeated Poway 2-1 in 10 innings in the finals on June 2.
In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced June 5 Megan Faraimo of Cathedral Catholic High School as its 2017-18 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year.
The G02 DMCV Sharks will travel to Washington later this month to compete in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) National Playoffs where they will compete for the Showcase Cup.
Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....
The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.
About two weeks ago, for the first time in its 13-year history, Cathedral Catholic High school captured both the boys and girls CIF Division II Swimming & Diving championships.
Canyon Crest Academy has a firmly established their softball program with more than a winning season.
Torrey Pines senior Nik Speshilov capped his remarkable undefeated season by winning the 2018 CIF San Diego Section Boys Tennis Singles Championship and Player of the Year on May 18 at the Balboa Park Tennis Club.
Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.
The 2018 CIF Division I-II Track & Field Championships are slated for Saturday , May 26, at Mt. Carmel High School. Start time is 10 a.m. A healthy contingent of North Coast area athletes will be included in the field.
Red helmets, red gloves and black lacrosse sticks with white netting were tossed skyward and Canyon Crest Academy’s lacrosse team made a beeline to sophomore goalie Zane Schwab.
As a sophomore two years ago, James Song played for Torrey Pines High when senior teammate Kaiwen Liu set the San Diego Section record in winning the boys golf championship. Then Song pondered doing the same before graduating.
A record 15 boys qualified and represented Canyon Crest Academy in the CIF County Individual Tennis Tournament at the Balboa Tennis Club at Morley Field that began on Monday, May 14.
In the emotionally-charged atmosphere on the field following his team’s 7-5 victory over Coronado in the CIF Open Division Championship Saturday night, May 19, at San Marcos High School, Torrey Pines boys lacrosse coach Jono Zissi had a simple description of his feelings.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 10-5 in the San Diego Section Open Division. The Falcons sectional championship is their third straight.
The six Avocado West League Track & Field teams gathered at Canyon Crest Academy May 12 for the annual league meet and CIF qualifier. Here are some pictures from the day’s action.
Torrey Pines went undefeated (16-0) in dual match play in the Avocado League and advances to the CIF Southern California Championships.
Entering Saturday morning’s CIF Division I Swimming & Diving Championships at Granite Hills High School as eight-time defending champs, the Torrey Pines girls team wasted little time in letting their opponents know how serious their designs were on capturing their ninth straight.
Canyon Crest Academy’s Ty Jones (sophomore) and Praneet Varade (freshman) defeated Alex Stafford (freshman) and Max Pogorelov (freshman) of Torrey Pines in the doubles final of the Avocado West Individual Championships.
On the strength of a stingy defense and a brilliant five-goal performance by senior Arielle Shahrabani, top-seeded Torrey Pines overpowered second-seeded La Costa Canyon, 10-5, in Saturday’s CIF Girls Lacrosse Open Division Championship game at San Dieguito Academy.
In August, Horizon Prep Lions football will begin its second season in the CIF 8-man division.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 2-1 in the second game of a three-game Avocado League West series on May 5.
Coach Mark Brubaker’s second-seeded La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team came into Tuesday night’s CIF Open Division opener on a roll, having won nine of its last 10 matches. Visiting seventh seed Mt. Carmel did little to slow that momentum, falling 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) to the Mavericks in...
It was the match-up everybody wanted and now they will have it. No. 1 seed Torrey Pines (21-2) against No. 2 seed La Costa Canyon (21-3) in the CIF Open Division Girls Lacrosse Championship Saturday, May 12, at San Dieguito Academy. Game time is 5 p.m.
Torrey Pines Softball recently said good bye to a group of senior leaders who have been with the program for all four years.
CIF Division I champions in 2016 and runners-up last spring, the Torrey Pines girls track & field team figures to be once again be among the challengers when the section’s top runners, jumpers and throwers convene at Mt. Carmel High School, Saturday, May 26.
Thirteen Santa Fe Christian Schools (SFC) seniors, or 11.4 percent of this year’s graduates, have signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports in 2018.
Baseball: La Costa Canyon extended its winning streak to 12 games as the Mavericks completed a doubleheader sweep of Carlsbad with a 2-1 eight-inning Avocado League victory on April 28. LCC starter J.J. Rytz struck out seven and walked one and gave up one run in seven innings of three-hit ball....
Just over a month ago, veteran Torrey Pines Coach Richard Contreras said that this year’s girls swimming & diving team might be better than last year’s CIF Division I champions.
La Costa Canyon started on fire Friday night, April 27, but it was the visiting Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team that finished in a rush, breaking a 7-7 tie with a four-goal outburst to open the fourth quarter en route to a 12-8 victory in the rivalry renewal.
Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 6-3 in the last of a three-game Avocado League West series on April 21.
Exactly 48 days after losing, 10-5, to La Costa Canyon on its home field, the Torrey Pines girls lacrosse team flipped the script on the host Mavericks, defeating them in convincing fashion by the same score Tuesday night, April 24.
Torrey Pines High School met up with The Bishop’s School in La Jolla to retain ownership of the “FOJ Cup” for their fellow teammate, Irving Goodman
Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...
Sixth-year Head Coach Larry Belinsky has been going against the grain at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) and finding out that it works pretty well.
Joe Magrisi, a senior on the Torrey Pines High School baseball team, was recently named the Cal-Hi Sports Southern California Baseball Player of the Week.
The San Diego Youth Rugby Club “Mustangs” Under-14 Boys Team (U14s) completed the club’s first ever international tour this past Sunday after a nine-day, three-match journey around Ireland.
Two-time CIF-winning coach Jono Zissi’s Torrey Pines outfit is top-ranked in the section.
Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.
The Torrey Pines High School girls lacrosse team scored 17 points and held the visiting Del Norte Warriors to 9 in the Falcons non-league win on April 3. Mia Kohn controls the ball in the victory for the 9-2 Lady Falcons, CIF champions for the last two years.
The Canyon Crest Academy varsity baseball team is off to a great start this year with a 13-4 record. On Friday, April 6, the Ravens won the North County Tournament, defeating El Camino in the Premier Division championship game with a final score of 10-3.
Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy lost to San Ysidro 5-3 in the Lions Club Tournament championship game on May 29. The loss snapped a seven-game Ravens winning streak. CCA starter Jordan Goldmann, who took the loss, struck out three and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk. The...
Because it doesn’t have a swimming pool, San Dieguito Academy got itself a 16-foot pole vaulter—specifically senior Kevin Ward, who cleared a San Diego CIF and then state best 16-foot-1 at the recent Falcon Relays hosted by Torrey Pines High School.
Should one call Torrey Pines freshman golfer Jackson Rivera a prodigy? Let’s examine some of the evidence. He got his first golf lesson at age 4 and later played his first round of golf at Heartwell Park in Long Beach (the same course where Tiger Woods started), was in the Junior World Championships...
Canyon Crest Academy improved to 3-0 in the North County Classic tournament as the Ravens defeated Valley Center 7-0 on March 23.
Team is aiming for 9th straight CIF crown
Baseball: Torrey Pines defeated Santa Fe Christian 2-1 in a Kendra Couch Classic tournament game on March 13 that went 13 innings. The game featured solid pitching from both teams. Falcons starter Joe Magrisi threw five innings of two-hit ball. He allowed one unearned run. Matthew Schlesener, who...
When Nik Speshilov moved from Moscow to this country with his family at age 10, the current Torrey Pines High senior couldn’t speak English — yet he could talk tennis in a sense.