Falcons defeat Bishop’s in quarterfinals
- Torrey Pines defeated Bishop’s 19-6 in the San Diego Section quarterfinals on May 22.
Anna Knowles led the Falcons with five goals and two assists. Katie Trees and Caroline Boucher each added four goals. Trees led the Falcons with three assists.
Falcons goalie Carrie Yang had seven saves.
The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 17-3.
- Coronado defeated Santa Fe Christian 16-7 in a May 22 quarterfinal.
Amy Robertson, Megan Melbye, Nicole Wimsatt and Brooke Wimsatt each scored two goals in defeat for the Eagles.
Eagles goalie Jessica Nelson had nine saves.
- Two-time defending San Diego Section champion Cathedral Catholic is keeping its winning tradition going despite some heavy graduation losses.
The new-look Dons, who graduated nine seniors, won their last seven Western League games to clinch the title.
The Dons secured the title with a resounding 17-0 victory over St. Augustine on May 20.
They completed a two-game sweep of La Jolla earlier in the week, winning 9-7 on May 17 and 14-4 two days later.
The Dons improved to 10-2 in league and 19-9 overall for the season.
Daniel Camarena had three hits including a triple and three RBI, and Jeff Healey had three hits including a double and drove in two runs to lead the Dons in the St. Augustine game.
Stephen Haviar added two hits including a double and three RBI.
Camarena struck out seven batters and allowed three hits and no walks in five innings, combining with Danny Tyson on a five-hit shutout.
- Santa Fe Christian appears to be peaking at just the right time.
The Eagles extended their winning streak to 12 games as they closed out their unbeaten Coastal League North championship season with two decisive victories; 10-1 over Tri-City Christian on May 17, and 11-0 over Army-Navy the next day.
Eagles starter Bobby Zarubin pitched five innings, combining with Luc Dewulf and Josh Estill on a one-hitter in the Tri-City Christian game.
Estill was 1-for-3 with a double and three RBI, and Zarubin and Jake McKinney each had two hits to lead the Eagles offensively.
John Gamble, Graham Gomez and Dewulf combined on a two-hit shutout in the Army-Navy game.
Cade Gotta led the Eagles offensively, going 3-for-3 with three doubles and five RBI, and Nolan Gannon added a triple and drove in three runs.
The Eagles improved to 10-0 in league and 19-4-1 overall for the season.
- Canyon Crest Academy won its first title in school history in dramatic fashion, defeating Bishop’s 4-3 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 18.
Ravens ace Matt Malott pitched a complete game, allowing three runs (all unearned) on six hits and three walks.
Chris Hynes led the Ravens offensively, going 3-for-3 with three RBI.
The Ravens improved to 5-3 in league and 13-13 overall for the season.
- Torrey Pines was knocked out of first place in the Avocado League, as the Falcons were swept by La Costa Canyon in a three-game series that closed out the regular season.
The Falcons lost all three games by a combined four runs.
The Falcons had a chance to grab a share of the title in their May 19 season finale, a 3-2 LCC victory.
Josh Sabourin and Zack Zehner each had two hits in defeat for the Falcons, who fell to 12-3 in league and 22-9 overall for the season.
- A day after closing-out an unbeaten Citrus League West championship season, San Diego Jewish Academy experienced its first loss, 10-5 to La Jolla Country Day on May 18.
The Lions were playing for the first time in more than a month because of a planned senior trip to Israel when they beat Foothills Christian 11-6 in a May 17 league contest.
Ricky Pemensky had a triple, a homer and drove in four runs to lead the Lions in the Foothills Christian game.
SDJA pitching standout Michael Fagan struck out eight batters and allowed three runs (one earned) on three hits and four walks in five innings in the LJCD game.
The Lions fell to 11-1 overall for the season.
- Torrey Pines may not be perfect, but the Falcons are still champions.
The Falcons had already clinched the Avocado League title and were looking to close out a perfect league campaign when they lost to La Costa Canyon 3-0 on May 18.
The team fell to 9-1 in league and 23-5-2 overall for the season.
- Cathedral Catholic won the San Diego Section Div. III title, defeating La Jolla 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-22) in the finals on May 22.
Ryan McLaughlin led the Dons with 18 kills, and Max Williamson added 13 kills.
The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 23-10.
- Santa Fe Christian lost to Francis Parker 3-0 (26-24, 25-15, 25-19) in the Div. IV finals on May 22.
Nathan Ross led the Eagles with 10 kills, and Kyle Hubbard and Decker Davis added five and four kills, respectively.
The Eagles improved their overall record for the season to 20-4.
- Torrey Pines won the San Diego Section Div. I girls title 260-192 ahead of second-place La Costa Canyon.
The Falcons were led by Kelsey Kafka, who won the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:04.02. The Falcons also won the 200 freestyle relay.
- Cathedral Catholic won the Div. II title on May 22 in decisive fashion, scoring 239 points, more than 100 points ahead of second-place Valhalla.
The Dons were led by Chelsea Weedman, who won the 200 individual medley and 100 breastroke in 2:02.45 and 1:04.42, respectively.
The Dons also won the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay in 1:49.34 and 3:33.50, respectively.
- Canyon Crest Academy’s Annabel Tomes won the 50 freestyle in 24.37, ahead of Cathedral Catholic’s Jenna Harris (24.82).
Harris and Weedman competed in both of the Dons’ winning relays.