Surfing

Big year for young Santa Fe Christian surf team

Big year for young Santa Fe Christian surf team

Although it covers more than just competitive outcomes, the slogan for Santa Fe Christian’s athletic department is “Be a Champion.” Based on its upward trajectory, the school’s youngest sport is doing just that.

Debuting on the varsity level in 2012, the SFC surfing team combined planning, coaching and, of course, talent to make 2018-19 the best season in its short history. The squad captured its first Scholastic Surf Series (SSS) championship, going undefeated through the dual meet season to finish ahead of 11 opponents and win the Division 5 title.

“This season was unreal,” said La Jolla native and former Cathedral Catholic surfer Owen Lysaught, the Eagles’ first-year head...

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