Week in Sports


By Gideon Rubin


Santa Fe Christian rolled up 289 rushing yards on their way to a 38-0 trouncing of La Jolla in a nonleague game on Sept. 22.

The Eagles, who were coming off a tough 28-14 nonleague loss to Westview the previous week, left nothing to chance, outscoring their opponents 31-0 in a first half highlighted by a 24-point second quarter outburst.

Quarterback Hunter Vaccaro led the Eagles offensively, rushing for 95 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries and throwing for another score.

Tony Miro was the Eagles’ leading rusher with 106 yards on 13 carries.

Troy Zarubin led the Eagles defensively with seven tackles and two sacks, and Darrian Borboa and Hakon Bream each contributed six tackles.

The Eagles held La Jolla to just 43 yards of total offense.

SFC improved its overall record for the season to 2-2.

In a game in which the Torrey Pines’ defense allowed no points, the Falcons ran into a defense Vista defense that managed to do one better - taking a few away.

A Vista safety late in the second quarter went for the only scoring play in a 2-0 victory over the Falcons in a nonleague game on Sept. 21.

The Falcons were held to just 103 yards of total offense.

Billy Maggs rushed for 30 yards on 10 carries to lead the Falcons. Chase Pickwell gained 26 yards on four carries and Mark Dertow gained 25 rushing yards on four carries.

Falcons quarterback Mike Ward completed 3 of 6 passes for 21 yards with no interceptions.

The loss snapped a two-game Falcons winning streak and extended their string of quarters in which they haven’t allowed a field goal or a touchdown to nine.

The Falcons overall record for the season fell to 2-2.

For the second time in three weeks, Cathedral Catholic took a lead into the fourth quarter but couldn’t close the deal.

The Dons took a three point lead into the fourth quarter of a Sept. 21 nonleague loss to Vista Murrieta 21-10 on Sept. 21.

The Dons led by 10 points going into the fourth quarter of a 24-17 nonleague loss to Torrey Pines on Sept. 7.

Tony Johnson rushed for 98 yards and one touchdown on 32 carries to lead the Dons in the Vista Murrieta game.

The Dons overall record for the season fell to 2-2.

San Diego Jewish Academy lost to Maranatha Christian 35-7 in a Pacific League opener for both teams on Sept. 20.

Lions quarterback Micah Weinstein completed 13 of 27 pass attempts for 250 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

Jeremy Danzig rushed for 64 yards on six carries.

Ethan Laser caught six passes for 85 yards and Adam Sharf caught four passes for 66 yards.

Laser led the Lions defensively with 14 tackles, and Weinstein contributed 12 tackles.

The Lions fell to 0-3 overall for the season.


Canyon Crest Academy defeated La Jolla Country Day 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-11) in nonleague game on Sept. 21.

Krissy Witous had 15 kills to lead the Dons and Tatiana Durr added 12 kills.

The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 10-1.

Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 3-0 (25-22, 25-14, 25-22) in a nonleague game on Sept. 21.

Reily Buechler had 14 kills to lead the Falcons and Jennie Frager added 10 kills. Falcons setter Ryann Chandler contributed 42 assists.

The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 10-0.

Water Polo:

Cathedral Catholic defeated Carlsbad 12-10 in the championship game of the America’s Finest City tournament in Coronado.

Bryce Hoerman scored four goals to lead the Dons and Jordan Colina added three goals.

Dons goalie Joe Cleary had nine saves.

The victory followed a 12-9 win against Harvard-Westlake in the semifinals and an 11-4 win against Murrieta Valley in the quarterfinals earlier in the day.

Jacob Fujioka and Colina each scored three goals to lead the Dons in the Harvard-Westlake game.

Cody Smith led the Dons with the six goals in the Murrieta Valley game.

The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 10-1.

Santa Fe Christian defeated San Marcos 17-12 in a nonleague game on Sept. 21.

Bennett Royce scored six goals to lead the Eagles and Kade Shoemaker added four goals.

Garett Kolonay and Brennan Epps each added two goals.

Later in the day, the Eagles lost to Valley Christian 13-7.

Royce scored three goals in defeat for the Eagles and Shoemaker added two goals.

Royce scored two goals and Epps added three goals in a 12-11 loss to University City on Sept. 19.

The Eagles fell to 2-7 overall for the season.


Torrey Pines defeated Rancho Bernardo 185-213 in a Palomar League match on Sept. 20.

Hee Wook Choi shot a 3-under-par 33 to lead the Falcons on a nine-hole course at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.

Sarah Cho and Jennifer Peng each contributed 37 scores.

The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 8-0.