Senior running backs Mac Bingham and Evan Galluzzi combined for 189 yards rushing and five touchdowns as No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines remained undefeated with a 36-14 home victory over El Camino Friday night, Sept. 14.
Buoyed by quality depth at the top of the lineup, the Torrey Pines girls golf team defeated Avocado West League rival Canyon Crest Academy (202-215) Tuesday afternoon at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.
With the distances expanding to three miles for the boys and 2.75 miles for girls, North Coast runners starred in Saturday’s Mt. Carmel Invitational at Morley Field, the first major test of the local prep cross country season.
No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines stormed back from a two-set deficit to stun No. 3 host La Costa Canyon, 3-2 (23-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-14, 15-11) in Tuesday afternoon’s Avocado West League opener for both teams.
Torrey Pines continued its strong start as the Falcons opened Avocado League play with a 36-14 victory over El Camino on Sept. 14.
Here is a quick look at six of those unsung heroes who, behind-the-scenes, represent many others like themselves, making the world of high school sports turn on San Diego’s North Coast.
The Falcons’ boys varsity team finished third in the field of 16.
The No. 8-ranked La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team overcame a raucous crowd and stubborn host Santa Fe Christian to post a 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 27-25) victory Tuesday night, Sept. 11.
Torrey Pines extended its season-opening winning streak to four games as the Falcons defeated San Pasqual 35-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 7.
Torrey Pines High School junior varsity girls volleyball team placed 2nd out of 20 junior varsity high school teams in San Diego County at the 2018 JV Titan Invitational.
The Rancho Santa Fe Attack G02 Premier soccer team, coached by Nate Hetherington, won the Labor Day Forest Cup held Sept. 1-2.
The team defeated a tough Albion SC team in the championship match 2-1.
Spurred by goals from sophomores Hailey Dewey and Erin Poe in the first four minutes, the Falcons grabbed the lead early on the way to earning an impressive 3-1 victory over their traditionally challenging neighborhood rival.
It would be hard to overstate what happened Friday night, Aug. 24, at Torrey Pines High School’s Ed Burke Field. Torrey Pines Head Coach Ron Gladnick called it “the greatest football game I have ever been associated with” and that might not have done it justice.
Last year’s Avocado West League field hockey race came down to the final regular season game and it wasn’t until Torrey Pines staved off La Costa Canyon, 2-1, in that one that the Falcons officially earned their title. Canyon Crest, the 2016 champion, wound up second with La Costa Canyon dropping
Jono Zissi demands that his players be involved in something bigger than themselves, and their sport.
For the third consecutive year Santa Fe Christian opened the football season against Olympian. For the third straight time the contest was decided by just three points—but Friday afternoon, for the first time, it was Coach Jon Wallace’s host Santa Fe Christian squad emerging on top.
In an opening week match-up of two clubs with big post-season aspirations, a relentless, hard-charging defensive unit powered sixth-ranked La Costa Canyon to an impressive, 19-7, victory over third-ranked visitor Cathedral Catholic Friday night in Carlsbad.
Jordan Naughton is among a growing number of Torrey Pines swimmers who are forgoing the club swimming circuit for the beaches of San Diego.
Sixth-year Santa Fe Christian Head Coach Jon Wallace expects to suit up 35-40 players when his football team opens the 2018 season at home this Friday afternoon. That’s roughly 10 percent of the enrollment in SFC’s Solana Beach campus. Among the goals for his Eagles are winning the Coastal League...
Torrey Pines High School Cheer members attended the National Cheerleaders Association's summer camp at UCSD from Aug. 3-6. Out of many nominees, the All-American Team was announced. They include (above, l-r): Ashley Cynkin, Jordan Chodorow, Jensin McLachlan (4-time winner), Amanda Yen, Kenna Dugdale...
Since the decision was announced earlier this year that Mission Hills and San Marcos would be replacing San Dieguito Academy and Sage Creek in the Avocado West League for 2018-19, there has been a great deal of anticipation as well as speculation as to just how the two new schools will impact what
When attempting to explain the muscle of the Avocado West League when it comes to cross country, perhaps the recent fate of Torrey Pines High School could be used as a good example.
Carmel Valley resident and Francis Parker School student Ryan Sanborn, Class of 2019, was selected as a U.S. Army All-American athlete and is invited to represent the West team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
When Tehila Cherry first learned about the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in Israel, it was not a difficult decision.
Evan Egan was named the U.S. Lacrosse Magazine West Region Boys’ Player of the Year.
According to local resident Paul Driscoll, his son Brian has loved football since he learned to walk
Vivienne Franke, an incoming junior at Canyon Crest Academy who is a volleyball standout, has spent time off the court the last few years as a volunteer for Casas de Luz.
Joe Magrisi’s magical senior season at Torrey Pines High has come to a fitting end, being named California’s Mr. Baseball by Cal-Hi Sports.
Canyon Crest Academy Ravens girls basketball team came in third place in the 1A division of the 32nd annual San Diego Classic Summer Girls Basketball Tournament.
Torrey Pines High School varsity lacrosse players, and recent graduates, Kelli McKinnon, Bailee Monjazeb and Sophia LeRose were selected and played on the South team.
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.