Week in Sports
By Gideon Rubin
Santa Fe Christian continued its great Coast League North start with two decisive wins.
The Eagles trounced Escondido Charter 65-21 on Feb. 1 and then defeated Tri-City Christian 68-48 two days later for its sixth straight league win to start the season.
Erin Moody scored 14 points and Megan Franke contributed 13 points to lead the Eagles in the Escondido Charter game.
Lindsey Almquist and Maile Burtech each added 12 points. Almquist also had eight assists.
Almquist scored 16 points to lead the Eagles in the Tri-City Christian game. Jacqui martin and Megan Franke each added 13 points.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Orange Glen 65-44 in a Valley League game on Feb. 1.
The victory was Ravens coach Terry Ryan’s 100th since starting the program in 2005.
The Ravens followed that win with a 42-35 victory over Valley Center two days later.
Julia Brew scored 23 points to lead the Ravens in the Orange Glen game and Ali Brown added 19 points.
Stephanie Bieler contributed 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Bieler scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Ravens in the Valley Center game. Brown added 12 points and Kathryn Brandos added 10 points.
The Ravens improved to 4-2 in league and 12-10 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines lost to Westview 53-40 in a Palomar League game on Feb. 3.
The loss followed a 59-44 league win against Rancho Bernardo three days earlier.
Mia Gallo scored 10 points to lead the Falcons in the Westview game and Alex Helfrich added eight points.
Helfrich scored 21 points to lead the Falcons in the Rancho Bernardo game and Sarah Lawrence added 19 points.
The Falcons fell to 2-4 in league and 11-12 overall for the season.
Canyon Crest Academy’s biggest win of the season moved the Ravens into a two-way tie for first place in the Valley League.
The Ravens handed Valley Center its first league loss of the season, 58-52 on Feb. 3.
The win followed 67-27 thrashing of Orange Glen in a league game two days earlier.
Riley Adams scored 20 points and had 13 rebounds to lead the Ravens in the Valley Center game, and Akira Tachiwana added 14 points.
Dylan Osetkowski contributed 10 points.
J.P. Chenevey scored 14 points to lead the Ravens in the Orange Glen game and Adams and Jeremy Dawson each added 12 points.
The Ravens improved to 5-1 in league and 12-12 overall for the season.
Cathedral Catholic continued its dominance of Western League play as the Dons extended their winning streak to 12 games.
The Dons defeated University City 77-36 on Feb. 3, three days after beating Scripps Ranch 51-37.
Michael Rosenburg scored 17 points to lead the Dons in the University City game and Xavier Williams added 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Brandon Michel and Paker Holland each contributed 12 points.
Niksha Federico scored 10 points to lead the Dons in the Scripps Ranch game and Williams contributed nine points and 14 boards.
Michel added 10 points.
The Dons improved to 9-0 in league and 23-1 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines won for the fourth time in five games as the Falcons defeated Westview 67-55 in a Palomar League game on Feb. 3.
The Falcons defeated Rancho Bernardo 74-31 three days earlier.
Garrett Galvin scored 24 points to lead the Falcons in the Westview game and Joe Rahon added 23 points.
Galvin scored 17 points and Rahon contributed 15 points in the Rancho Bernardo game.
Alec Wuff and Sam Worman each added 11 points, and Sean Milmoe scored nine points and had nine rebounds.
The Falcons improved to 4-2 in league and 14-10 overall for the season.
San Diego Jewish Academy moved into first place in the Pacific League as Lions extended their winning streak to three games with a 56-52 league victory over Tri-City Christian on Feb. 1.
The victory followed a 41-40 win against Calvin Christian the previous day.
Ryan Marchetti scored 21 points to lead the Lions in the Tri-City Christian game and Jacob Katz contributed 14 points and 14 rebounds.
Marchetti scored 24 points to lead the Lions in the Calvin Christian game and Katz added 10 points and eight boards.
The Lions improved to 4-1 in league 9-8 overall for the season.
Santa Fe Christian snapped its Coastal League drought with two victories.
The Eagles defeated Bishop’s 72-55 on Feb. 1, and then beat Horizon 65-53 two days later.
Grant Corsi scored 26 points and Justin Byrd added 18 points in the Bishop’s game, which ended a four-game league losing steak to start the season.
Corsi scored 24 points and Byrd added 20 points in the Horizon game.
The Eagles improved to 2-4 in league and 14-8 overall for the season.