The Torrey Pines JV Rugby team finished the 2018-2019 season 6-0, outscoring their opponents an average of 38-11. The Falcons’ season included wins over rivals LCC, Cathedral Catholic and Saint Augustine.
La Costa Canyon rallied from a seemingly insurmountable deficit for a 10-inning, 8-7 Open Division victory over Cathedral Catholic on the first day of the Lions Tournament on April 15.
Paced by junior Caden Fiorini’s five-under par 67, the Torrey Pines boys golf team upended La Costa Canyon Tuesday, April 16, posting a 17-stroke (358-375) victory at Rancho Santa Fe Country Club.
Last year, as a junior, Canyon Crest’s Kamon Stewart burst onto the local track & field scene when he became the Ravens’ first male athlete to win two individual events at the Avocado West Track & Field Championship.
Fifteen-year-old sophomore Tyler Kowack from the Canyon Crest golf team spent last weekend (April 5-8) at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia—yes, the same course where this weekend the top players in the world are pursuing the iconic green jacket given annually to the winner of The Masters.
Torrey Pines softball advanced to the semifinals of the Falcon-Fiesta Tournament as the Falcons defeated Escondido 6-1 on April 5.
Powered by three-goal performances from juniors Preston Graubart and Gabe Ornee, the Santa Fe Christian boys’ lacrosse team overwhelmed visiting Bishop’s, 10-3, Monday afternoon, April 8.
A four-time CIF individual swimming champion (three in the 100 butterfly and one in the 100 backstroke) and a vital cog in the Falcons’ relay lineup, Torrey Pines senior Leah Coffin has been front-and-center for the last three of Torrey’s nine consecutive women’s CIF team championships.
San Dieguito Academy and Canyon Crest Academy girls softball teams took the field for the 2nd annual “SDUHSD Academy BATtle” March 30. The teams played for the coveted “Academy Bat,” a trophy that the winning team gets to keep at their school until the next season.
The Canyon Crest boys and the La Costa Canyon girls won their respective divisions in the Sundevil Invitational held March 30 at Mt. Carmel High School, one of the section's premier annual in-season events.
La Costa Canyon complete a three-game Avocado League West sweep of Torrey Pines with a 9-0 victory on March 29.
Full Japanese but born in Berlin (Germany), Koyama moved to Yokohama, Japan at age 2 and came across the Pacific to San Diego when he was 11. It’s a journey that veteran Torrey Pines Head Coach Richard Contreras was more than happy to see take place.
The Torrey Pines High School boys tennis team, currently undefeated in season play, took to the road on March 22-23 to compete in the 2019 National High School Tennis All-American Team Invitational at the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach.
Torrey Pines High School dancers received a first place award for Small Female Hip Hop, among other top finishes, during the West Coast Elite Dance Nationals competition held March 15 and 16 in Long Beach.
In the end, four-time defending CIF champion and currently No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines figuratively held serve by turning aside a spirited effort by Canyon Crest, 11-7.
Always one of the prominent early season track & field events on the high school calendar, the Saturday, March 23, 40th annual Asics/Mt. Carmel Invitational added to its reputation.
Torrey Pines defeated Westview 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 25-22, 25-23) in a nonleague match on March 22.
After prevailing in each of the four tournaments since the CIF went to an Open Division format for boys’ tennis in 2015, it’s no surprise that Torrey Pines is a heavy favorite to make it five straight in 2019.
The 7th grade boys basketball team from Carmel Valley Middle School won the 2019 BIG EI8HT Basketball Championship Game held at the Boys & Girls Club in Solana Beach on March 7.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Rancho Bernardo 4-1 in a North County Tournament game on March 15.
Eighteen teams and nearly 1,500 competitors took part in the 25th annual Falcon Relays hosted by Torrey Pines High School Saturday, March 16, at Ed Burke Stadium.
The Carmel Valley Middle School Bobcats 8th grade basketball team, coached by Tim Wade and Max Heller, capped off the BIG EI8HT Division of the Coastal Middle School Basketball Conference playoffs with a championship on March 7.
The Torrey Pines Falcons opened their exciting lacrosse season with a 22-6 win over the Carlsbad Lancers at Ed Burke Stadium on Friday night, March 8. They followed up on Saturday, March 9, with a 13-8 victory over Loyola.
Since the CIF established an Open Division bracket for boys lacrosse in 2013, four of the six championships have been won by either Torrey Pines or La Costa Canyon (two apiece).
La Costa Canyon won the Hilltop Tournament championship with a 5-2 victory over Rancho Bernardo in the March 1 title game. Ross Goldschlag pitched a seven-hitter in which he gave up two runs (both unearned) on seven hits and one walk.
The Torrey Pines High School men’s basketball team won its first San Diego Section championship in seven years as the Falcons defeated Foothills Christian 51-47 in the CIF Open Division Championship game on Feb. 23.
Torrey Pines, Cathedral Catholic swept open division crowns.
How closely matched were CIF Boys Soccer Open Division finalists Torrey Pines and Point Loma? When they met early in the regular season, they played to a 3-3 tie.
Mission Bay senior Rejean “Boogie” Ellis scored 33 points Wednesday night but this time it was not enough as host Torrey Pines used a gritty team performance to eliminate the defending champions, 81-70, in the CIF Open Division boys’ basketball semi-finals.
One step from the promised land. That’s where the Carlsbad girls soccer team stands after overcoming the weather and an early setback to storm past West Hills, 4-1, in Wednesday night’s CIF Open Division semi-final on their home field.
For host Torrey Pines, there was the good and the bad from the first half of Tuesday night’s (Feb. 19) CIF Open Division boys’ soccer semi-final.
The top-seeded Torrey Pines High School boys soccer team survived an upset bid in the CIF Open Division quarterfinals on Feb. 12, defeating eighth-seed La Costa Canyon in a 1-1 match that came down to penalty kicks.
The Torrey Pines junior is a rising star in girls’ wrestling, by many accounts the nation’s fastest growing high school sport.
Nine North Coast hoops teams still alive.
A potential all-North County final is looming in the CIF Girls Open Division Soccer playoffs with the North Coast represented on both sides of the bracket in Wednesday’s (Feb. 20) semi-finals
Torrey Pines senior standout Pierre Thomas took first place in the 195-pound weight division, helping the Falcons place seventh overall at the San Diego Section Division I finals at Olympic High.
Torrey Pines will host Scripps Ranch in Tuesday semi-final.
The San Diego native took time to talk about how his game has developed, this year’s Torrey Pines squad and what’s possible in the post-season.
It was judgement night Wednesday in the Avocado West League as outright champions were officially determined in both basketball and soccer divisions with the Torrey Pines boys snagging back-to-back titles in both sports.
Girls soccer: Torrey Pines extended its unbeaten streak to six games as the Falcons defeated San Marcos 3-1 in an Avocado League West game on Feb. 1. Sophia Beyer scored one goal and had one assist to lead the Falcons. Grace Schreckengaust and Tatum Lenain each scored one goal and Sydney Sanchez...
Carlsbad scored a 2-0 victory and clinched at least a tie for this year’s title as well as back-to-back West championships for the Lancers.
Senior Michael Pope poured in 24 points and three other players scored in double figures as No. 3-ranked (CIF) Torrey Pines defeated host San Marcos, 70-60, Friday night, Feb. 1, to clinch at least a tie for its third consecutive Avocado West League boys basketball title.
The Falcons’ 56-55 Avocado League loss to Carlsbad on Jan. 25 ended a 58-game league winning streak that spanned parts of seven seasons.
Week three of the five-week Avocado West League soccer season posed some interesting storylines in both the boys and girls departments.
The midway point in the Avocado West League basketball season has been crossed and with six games on the ledger the boys’ and girls’ divisions look like the final two weeks are going to present very different pictures.
Boys varsity will play at 3 p.m. with a fundraiser at local eatery Westroot to follow immediately after with a percentage of proceeds to benefit the charity CureSearch.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 73-53 in an Avocado League West game on Jan. 18.
The speedy Gillcrist has racked up eight goals and three assists this season while also proving to be much more of a physical force than anyone would expect.
After being a part-time starter on last year’s Falcon squad that won the Avocado West League, reached the CIF Open Division semi-finals and won the CIF’s Southern California Regional Championship, Demiralp has matured into one of the key components in Torrey Pines’ 2019 championship quest.
After 80 minutes, Friday night’s battle for temporary Avocado West League boys’ soccer supremacy ended up right where it started as visiting La Costa Canyon used a second half goal to earn a 1-1 draw with Torrey Pines.