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Parker Sports Wrap

Lancers make it to finals of Parker Cup

Boys Soccer

Our  team raised its overall record to 4-2 after three games last week.  On Monday, Dec. 8, the Lancers defeated Canyon Crest 2-0 in the semifinals of the Parker Cup.  Parker goals were scored by Kevin Rodin and Santiago MoreraEric Kanegaye had one assist.  On Wednesday, the Lancers lost to Grossmont 2-1 in a preseason game on Lauer Field.  Nick Valverde scored the lone goal for the squad.  Finally, on Saturday, Dec. 13, the Lancers lost to Otay Ranch in the finals of the Parker Cup.  

Parker will be back in action in its Coastal League opener on Friday, Dec. 19, at Santa Fe Christian.  Game time is 3:30 pm.

Girls Soccer

The Lancers played two more games in the Barons Tournament last week.  On Tuesday, Dec. 9, they defeated San Ysidro 2-1.  Anna Gamboa scored both of the Lancer goals and Soren Hansen made three saves in goal.  On Thursday, the Lancers traveled to Canyon Crest, where they lost 2-1 to the Ravens.  Corrin Hickman found the back of the net for the only Parker goal.  The assist on Corrin’s goal was made by Anna Gamboa.  The Lancers will be back in action on Lauer Field, Friday, Dec. 19, against Santa Fe Christian.

Girls Basketball

Our team had no games last week.  They play their first game in the Coronado Tournament on Friday, Dec. 19, against Coronado at 6:25 pm.  On Saturday, Dec. 20, the Lancers face Hilltop at 4:45 pm.  They will finish up their pool play in the Coronado Tournament against Hoover on Monday, Dec. 22.

Boys Basketball

Our team will be busy during the holidays.  They open the Grossmont Tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 4:30 pm. against Oceanside.  They battle Del Norte on Saturday, Dec. 20,  at 4:30 pm.  They continue Monday, Dec. 22, at 4:30 pm against Morse.  The Lancers finish the tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 23, against University City at 6 pm. The Lancers open the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic on Friday, Dec. 26, against Mayfair.  That game will be at La Costa Canyon at 12:40 pm.

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday December 16 at 12:54PM
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Girls 3-peat as state volleyball champs

Girls Volleyball

Our team won its third straight state championship on Saturday, Dec. 6, at Santiago Canyon College.  The Lancers defeated top-seeded Branson, the Northern California champion, which is 38-4 and ranked the No. 9 team in the state.  The Lancers jumped out to an early lead in games 1 and 2 and won each game 25-22.  Branson rallied to win game 3 25-15.  Parker won game 4 25-17 to claim its ninth state title in 11 appearances.

In the championship match, Sien Gallop and Grace Forren each had 18 kills to lead the Lancers.  Madeleine Casey continued her torrid hitting with 11 kills on 25 swings for a hitting percentage of .360.  Jona Plevin had 5 kills on 9 swings and 4 blocks.  Jenn Wineholt had 28 assists and 7 blocks.  Claire Nussbaum had 21 assists. Finally, Nicole Magbanua was outstanding with 21 digs and no missed serves.

The Lancers qualified for the state championship match by virtue of their exciting five-game victory over Bishop's in the Southern California Regional Championship match on Tuesday, Dec. 2.   Grace Forren led the well-balanced attack with 16 kills. Right behind her were Madeleine Casey with 15 kills and Sien Gallop with 14 kills. Sien also had 7 ace serves. Jenn Wineholt had 10 kills, 6 blocks, 30 assists and 14 digs. Nicole Magbanua was outstanding on defense with 28 digs. Finally, middle blockers Jona Plevin and Emily Purdon had 8 and 7 blocks, respectively.  Great job, Lancers!













Girls Soccer

Our defending Southern California Regional Championship team opened its season with a 1-1 tie with Vista in the opening round of the Bonita Vista Barons Tournament.  Parker’s goal was scored by Natalie SchmidtTara Naficy was chosen Athlete of the Game for her aggressive play and great defense.  Soren Hansen made 13 saves in goal for the Lancers.  The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Dec. 11, at Canyon Crest Academy.  Game time is 3:15 pm.

Boys Basketball

Our team opened its season with an 82-27 victory over Southwest.  The Lancers raced out to a 44-16 halftime lead and never looked back.  Five players finished in double figures, led by Tim Harrison with 20 points and 8 rebounds.  Michael Pelaiz finished with 14 points and 8 assists.  Paulo Cruz had 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.  Andrew Cross finished with 12 points and 6 assists.  After just a couple of weeks of practice, Khaleel Jenkins transitioned nicely from football with 10 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds.  Finally, Jonathan Taylor returned to the lineup after a long recovery period from an injury sustained last December.  He finished with 8 points and 3 steals in 10 minutes of play.

Boys Soccer

Our team went 3-0 in Parker Cup action last week to kick off its season.  On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Lancers defeated King-Chavez Community 2-0.  Lancer goals were scored by Collin Scott and Matt Goff.  On Friday, Parker defeated Valhalla 2-0 with a goal scored by Eric Kanegaye and an own goal by the Norsemen.  Finally, the Lancers defeated Patrick Henry 2-1 in a hard-fought match on Saturday, Dec. 6.  Parker goals were scored by Santiago Morera and Braden Salvati.  The Lancers play in the Parker Cup championship match at 2:30 pm Saturday, Dec. 13, against Otay Ranch.

Girls Basketball

Our team tipped off its season with a 68-43 loss to Steele Canyon.  The Lancers stayed close for three quarters before the Cougars pulled away in the fourth quarter.  Freshman Giselle Alota led the team with 16 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.  Annika Meurer finished with 12 points and 8 rebounds.  Meredith Wiggins had 10 points.  The Lancers will be back in action Friday, Dec. 19, against Coronado.  Game time is 6:25 pm.

Posted by kenstone on Thursday December 11 at 10:39AM
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Lancers playing for state volleyball title

Girls Volleyball

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Lancers defeated Bishop's 3-2 in an exciting, well-played match to win the Southern California Division V Regional Championship.  With the victory, the Lancers advance to the California Div. V State Championship against Northern California champion Branson (38-3).

The match will be played at 10 am Saturday, Dec. 6, at Santiago Canyon College in Orange.  The match will also be live-streamed by Time Warner at www.twccommunity.com

 In the Lancers' big victory over Bishop's, Grace Forren led the well-balanced attack with 16 kills.  Right behind her were Madeleine Casey with 15 kills and Sien Gallop with 14 kills.  Sien also had 7 ace serves.  Jenn Wineholt had 10 kills, 6 blocks, 30 assists and 14 digs.  Nicole Magbanua was outstanding on defense with 28 digs.  Finally, middle blockers Jona Plevin and Emily Purdon had 8 and 7 blocks, respectively.

Posted by kenstone on Friday December 5 at 08:33AM
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Girls take 4th in state cross country race

Cross Country

Our teams competed in the CIF State Championships on Saturday, Nov.  29,  in Fresno.  The girls team came in fourth place in Division V in the state.  Brooke Trossen finished in 10th to lead the Lancers with a time of 19:12 over the 5000-meter course.  Sophia Gamboa and Alicia Oswald both finished in the top 40.  Frannie Lang, Avi Waldman, Emma Moore and Charlotte Schmidt all contributed to our team’s effort.

Our boys finished in 15th place in D5 in the state.  Max Baez was the first Lancer across the line in a time of 17:25 over the 5000-meter course.  Right behind him was Grayson Lang in a time of 17:35.  Also competing for the Lancers were Ben Baranski, Spencer Collins, Brian Gale, Ted Sullivan and Nick Valverde.

Girls Volleyball

Our team improved its overall record to 27-8 with two victories last week in the CIF State Volleyball Championships.  On Tuesday, the Lancers rolled to a 3-0 victory over Vaughn High, the Los Angeles D5 champions.  Maggie Oswald led the way offensively with 9 kills and Madeleine Casey had 7 kills.  Freshman Beatrix Thomas had 6 kills and was solid in serve receive.  Setter Claire Nussbaum had 20 assists and 7 ace serves.  Jona Plevin had 8 ace serves and 4 kills.  Finally, Emily Purdon had 5 kills and 2 blocks. 

With the victory, the Lancers advanced to the regional semifinals, where they defeated Santa Clarita Christian 3-0.  Madeleine Casey had 12 kills and Jona Plevin finished with 7 kills. Sien Gallop had 11 kills and 8 ace serves.  Setter Jenn Wineholt had 27 assists, 4 kills and 2 blocks.  Nicole Magbanua had 7 digs and 4 aces.

The Lancers will be back in action Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Bishop's in the Southern California Regional Championship game.  Game time is 7 pm.

Posted by kenstone on Monday December 1 at 01:34PM
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Girls win CIF XC title; boys 2nd in county

Cross Country

Our teams competed in the CIF Division V Championships on Saturday, Nov. 21, on a beautiful day at Morley Field.  Our girls team was clearly the class of the field and easily won the championship.  Brooke Trossen was first across the line in a time of 17:02 over the 2.95-mile course.  Finishing third was Ali Oswald in a time of 18:09. Right behind her in fifth was Sophia GamboaAvi Waldman finished in ninth and Frannie Lang came in 12th out of 99 runners.  Also finishing in the top 20 were Charlotte Schmidt and Emma Moore.

In the boys race, the Lancers came in second place behind LJCD out of 15 teams.  Max Baez  came in seventh in a time of 17:52 over the 3.05-mile course.  Also finishing in the top 10 was Grayson Lang, who came in ninth.  Spencer Collins, Brian Gale and Ben Baranski all finished in the top 20 out of 132 runners.  Also contributing for the Lancers were Ted Sullivan and Nick Valverde.

Both our boys and girls teams qualified for the state cross country championships that will be run Saturday, Nov. 29, in Fresno.  Go Lancers!

Girls Volleyball

Our volleyball team lost in the CIF Open division semifinals to eventual champion Torrey Pines on Tuesday, Nov. 18.  Sien Gallop led the team with 9 kills and 3 ace serves.  Jenn Wineholt led the squad with 15 assists and Nicole Magbanua had 8 digs.

On Tuesday, Nov. 25, the Lancers opened the first round of the State CIF D5 championships with a three-game sweep of Vaughn High, the CIF Los Angeles Div. V5 champion.  Maggie Oswald finished with 9 kills to lead the team.  Madeleine Casey had 7 kills and Beatrix Thomas had 6 kills.  Jona Plevin had 8 ace serves and 4 kills.  Claire Nussbaum had 20 assists and 7 aces.  Emily Purdon had 5 kills and 2 blocks.

The Lancers will be back in action Saturday, Nov. 29, against Santa Clarita Christian in the Southern California Regional semifinals.  The match will be on Hillgren Court beginning at 7 pm.

Surf Team

On Sunday, Nov. 23, our surf team competed in their second contest in the Scholastic Surf Series at San Fernando Place on Mission Beach.  Four Lancers qualified for the finals.  Jen Irving finished in third place in the women’s long board and fourth in the short board.  Kelly Irving finished in sixth in the long board.  On the boys side, Ryan Irving won the long board and Ryan Frazee finished second in the long board.

Posted by kenstone on Wednesday November 26 at 06:03PM
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Girls show grit, heart in tennis finale

Girls Tennis

The season finished with CIF Individuals last week. In the singles draw, Samantha Clarke battled and lost in a tough first-round match 6-3, 7-5, nearly mounting an impressive comeback.  Avi Anklesaria played a high level match to win her first round and continued to play well, losing to a very strong opponent from OLP in her second match.  In the doubles draw, the dynamic duo of Sharni Smith and Brenda Salome finished their long doubles career together in fine fashion, battling for over 2 1/2 hours, but falling just short of victory.  They played hard and, despite the loss, had a classic battle. A fine way to finish: with heart.  The talented 5th seeded team of Olia Javidi and Mati Thomas made it all the way to the quarterfinals, winning multiple matches handily.  They lost a close match to the eventual CIF championship team from Torrey Pines.  This finished a wonderful year. 

Cross Country

Our runners competed in the Coastal Conference meet Friday, Nov. 14, at Kit Carson Park in Escondido.  Our girls team took first, far ahead of the competition.  Brooke Trossen won the 5000-meter (3.1-mile) race by a large margin in a time of 19:11.  Finishing in 3rd in a field of 40 runners was Sophia GamboaAli Oswald, Avi Waldman and Frannie Lang all finished in the top seven. 

In the boys race, the Lancers came in second place behind LJCD.  Max Baez was our first runner across the line taking fourth.  Grayson Lang was 7th and Ben Baranski came in 10thSpencer Collins and Brian Gale also finished in scoring positions for the Lancers.

Our JV boys and girls teams also came in first place.  The Lancers will run in the CIF championships Saturday, Nov. 22, at Morley Field.  Our girls race at 11:10 am and the boys at 12:50 pm.  Good luck, Lancers!

Girls Volleyball

Our volleyball team got off to a good start in the CIF Open Division playoffs on Friday, Nov. 14, with an exciting five game victory over No. 5 ranked Scripps Ranch.  Grace Forren led the Lancers with 25 kills, 12 digs and 3 ace serves.  Sien Gallop had 17 kills, 14 digs and 4 ace serves.  Madeleine Casey had 13 kills.  Nicole Magbanua had 33 digs and was flawless at the service line.  Jenn Wineholt had 38 assists, 10 digs, and 6 kills.  Claire Nussbaum finished with 28 assists and 2 ace serves.  Finally, Jona Plevin had 5 kills and 4 ace serves.

With the win over the Falcons, the Lancers advance to the CIF Open Division semi-finals Tuesday, Nov. 18, at top-ranked Torrey Pines.  Game time is 7 pm.

Football

Our team opened the CIF DIII playoffs with a 41-21 victory over Monte Vista on Friday, Nov. 14.  Khaleel Jenkins completed 10 of 14 passes for 138 yards and 2 TDs.  In addition, he carried the ball 21 times for 139 yards and one TD.  Daven Horne had 16 carries for 75 yards, averaging 4.7 per carry.  Receiver Jordan Genmark-Heath had 4 catches for 88 yards and a TD. 

On defense, David Traganza and Robbie Giannella each had 10 tackles.  Daven Horne finished with 8 tackles and an interception.  Kevin Rodin had a fumble recovery. 

With the victory, the Lancers will travel to Hoover High on Friday, Nov. 21, where they will play the No. 1-seeded Hoover Cardinals.  Game time is 7 pm.

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday November 18 at 10:38AM
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Volleyball team hosts CIF opener Friday

Girls Volleyball

Our team improved its record to 24-7 with two Coastal League wins last week.  On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the Lancers made quick work of Tri-City Christian, winning three straight games.  Sien Gallop had 13 kills and a .632 hitting percentage.  Grace Forren had 8 kills on 9 swings and 3 ace serves.  Jenn Wineholt and Jona Plevin each had 6 kills.  Jona also had 8 ace serves.  Sarah Reed led the team in digs with 8.  Finally, Claire Nussbaum finished with 29 assists and 4 ace serves. 

On Friday, the Lancers traveled to Santa Fe Christian, where they defeated the Eagles 3-0.  Madeleine Casey led the offense with 16 kills.  Sien Gallop had 12 kills and 7 digs.  Setter Jenn Wineholt ended with 40 assists.  Finally, Nicole Magbanua had 11 digs and 4 ace serves. 

The Lancers are seeded No. 4 in the Open Division of the CIF playoffs.  They will host Scripps Ranch at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, on Hillgren Court.  Playoff prices are $9 for adults and $6 for students/seniors.

Football

Our team defeated Horizon 58-46 on Friday, Nov. 7, at Mira Mesa High.  Khaleel Jenkins carried the ball 24 times for 231 yards and 6 TDs.  Daven Horne had 15 carries for a season high 113 yards and a TD.  Freshman Sterling Hayes had an amazing 41-yard reception for a huge first down late in the game.  On defense, David Traganza led the team with 15 tackles.  Khaleel Jenkins, Robbie Giannella, Seth Markow and Daven Horne all had 10 tackles. Matt Wei and Robbie Giannella each had 3 quarterback sacks.  Seth Markow had 3 tackles for a loss. 

On Friday, Nov. 14, the Lancers travel to Monte Vista for a first-round Division III CIF playoff game against the Monarchs.  Game time is 7 p.m.  Ticket prices are $9 for adults and $6 for students/seniors. 

Girls Tennis

Last Tuesday, Nov. 4, the Lancers competed in the Coastal Conference Individual Championships.  Mati Thomas and Olia Javidi won the league title in doubles, defeating a strong team from LJCD in the finals.  As a result, they earned the  No. 5 seed in the CIF doubles championship that will be played this week at the Barnes Tennis Center.  The doubles team of Brenda Salome and Sharni Smith also qualified for the doubles championships.  Freshmen Avi Anklesaria and Samantha Clarke both qualified for the CIF singles championships.  Good luck, Lancers!

Cross Country

Our team ran in its second SeaWorld Time Trial on Friday, Nov. 7. Grayson Lang was the first boy across the line with a time of 10:35 over the two-mile course.  Rounding out the top five finishers were Ben Baranski, Justin Washabaugh, Nick Valverde and Liam Crowley.  On the girls side, Brooke Trossen had a time of 11:35 over the two-mile course.  Behind her were Ali Oswald, Sophia Gamboa, Frannie Lang and Avi Waldman.

The Lancers will compete in the Coastal Conference Finals at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Kit Carson Park in Escondido.

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday November 11 at 03:51PM
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Lancers dominate league XC meet

Cross Country

On Thursday, Oct. 30, the Lancer teams ran in the second Coastal League meet at Tecolote Shores.  Our girls team was outstanding, with four runners in the top 10 spots to win the meet.  Brooke Trossen ran the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in 19:44.  In second was Ali Oswald with a time of 20:45.  Frannie Lang was fourth, and Avi Waldman finished in ninth place in a field of 35.

In the boys race, Grayson Lang was the first Lancer across the line in a time of 17:41 over the 3.1-mile course.  Max Baez continues to round himself into shape, finishing in a time of 17:51.  Rounding out the top five were Ben Baranski, Spencer Collins and Brian Gale.  In the JV boys race, the Lancers captured the top five spots, led by Justin Washabaugh.

Girls Volleyball

 The Lancers' record is now 22-7 after their two matches last week.  On Wednesday, Oct. 26, they defeated a very talented LJCD team 3-1. In the big win over the Torreys, Grace Forren had 18 kills, 12 digs, 4 blocks and 3 ace serves.  Sien Gallop tallied 19 kills and 9 digs.  Setter Jenn Wineholt dished out 51 assists and had 8 digs. Madeleine Casey had one of her best offensive nights with 13 kills and a .300 hitting percentage.  Claire Nussbaum was outstanding in serve receive and had 7 digs.  Finally, Nicole Magbanua led the team with 13 digs and was solid in serve receive.

On Friday, the Lancers put up a valiant fight before succumbing 3-1 against Bishop's.  Grace Forren led the team in kills with 15.  Madeleine Casey continued her torrid offensive production with 13 kills, and Sien Gallop had 10 kills.  Jenn Wineholt finished with 47 assists and Nicole Magbanua had 16 digs.  Emily Purdon led the team with 5 blocks.

Sand Volleyball

Our boys team finished their season in resounding fashion Sunday, Nov. 2, at the County Doubles Championships on the courts in front of the Catamaran Hotel on Mission Bay. After a day of hotly contested action, our No. 1 doubles team of Cameron Burnett/Reece Salmons defeated a talented team from Torrey Pines 25-21 in the championship match to win the title as the top doubles team in the county.  Our talented doubles team of Alec Chambers/Derek Polk went 6-0 through pool play.  Unfortunately, they matched up with Reece and Cameron in the semifinals and ended up in third place out of 24 teams.  This was the culmination of an outstanding beach volleyball season with 25 boys playing on our team.

Surf Team

On Sunday, Nov. 2, our surf team competed in the Scholastic Surf Series against Mission Hills.  The Lancers came out on top 43-36. In the individual portion of the contest, Jen Irving took fourth in women's long board and her brother Ryan Irving was first in men's long board.  Great job, Lancers!

Football

Our team traveled to La Jolla High on Saturday, Nov. 1, to play Bishop's.  The Lancers got behind early and ultimately lost to the Knights.  Khaleel Jenkins completed 5 of 13 pass attempts for 83 yards and a TD.  He also carried the ball 20 times for 82 yards. The leading receiver was Ryan Risse, who had 5 receptions for 69 yards and a TD.  On defense, the Lancers were led by Seth Markow, who had his best game of the year, finishing with 11 tackles.  Linebackers, David Traganza had 9 tackles, and Robbie Giannella finished with 6 tackles. 

The Lancers are back in action against Horizon on Friday, Nov. 7, at Mira Mesa High.  Game time is 7pm.

Tennis

As a result of their outstanding season, our tennis team was seeded No. 4 in the Open Division of the CIF Team Championship.  On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Lancers played No. 5 Poway High.  The Lancers put up a valiant fight before losing 13-5.  Mati Thomas, Olia Javidi, and Avi Anklesaria led the team in singles play. Olivia Ghosh/Charlotte Thorson, Sharni Smith/Brenda Salome, and Samhita Palakodeti/Samantha Clarke contributed in doubles action.

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday November 4 at 11:28AM
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Girls take Mt. SAC cross-country title

Cross Country

Our teams ran at the prestigious Mt. SAC Invitational in Walnut on Saturday, Oct. 25.  Our girls came in first out of 14 teams in their division.  They were led by Brooke Trossen, who took first in a time of 19:13 over the challenging 2.93-mile course.  Behind her were Ali Oswald (sixth) and Sophia Gamboa (ninth).  Also contributing in the Lancers' big victory were Frannie Lang (14th), Avi Waldman  and Charlotte Schmidt. 

Our boys team took fifth out of 22 teams.  Grayson Lang led the charge, finishing in ninth place in a time of 17:25.  Also competing for the Lancers were Ben Baranski, Brian Gale, Max Baez, Eric Kanagaye, Spencer Collins and Nick Valverde.  The Lancers are back in action Thursday, Oct. 30, at Tecolote Park at Mission Bay Park.  Races begin at 3:30 pm.

Girls Tennis

Our tennis team finished their regular season with two convincing victories last week.  On Tuesday, Oct. 27, Parker defeated Pacific Ridge 15-3. On Thursday, the Lancers hosted Santa Fe Christian for senior day. The team honored its four amazing seniors: Sharni Smith, Brenda Salome, Samhita Palakodeti and Olivia Ghosh.  These four have played with the team for four straight years and have been instrumental in the team's success this year.  They make up the core of our doubles teams. Finishing the regular season with the same tenacity that has characterized this team, Parker dominated the Eagles 15-3. 

Based on the results of the entire season, Parker finished fourth in all of San Diego and will play in the Open Division in this week's CIF Championships.  The Lancers play Poway on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club.  First serve is at 2:30 pm.  Good luck, Lancers!

Sand Volleyball

Our team finished in fifth place in the county last week, losing a tight 2-1 match against the eventual county champs, the Cathedral Dons, on Thursday, Oct. 23. The No. 1 team of Reece Salmons/Cameron Burnett won an exciting three-game match 20-22, 22-20 and 15-13.  Our No. 2 team of Alec Chambers/Derek Polk lost two very close games.  Our No. 3 team of Adam Gordon/David Barrett also lost two close games.  Our 1 and 2 teams both qualified for the doubles individual team championships that will be played Sunday, Nov. 2.

Girls Golf

The team finished up its regular season on Monday, Oct. 20, against LJCD at the Del Mar Country Club.  Snigdha Nandipati was low scorer for the Lancers, firing a 52 on the challenging course.  Courtney Kim was next, followed by Camryn Miyahira, Yahs Esfahani, Sonia Carrillo  and Nadia Carrillo.

Our team competed in the Coastal Conference finals on Wednesday, Oct. 22.  Snigdha Nandipati shot 89 on the Mission Trails Golf Course and earned Second Team All Conference honors.  She carded a personal best 42 on the front nine.  Courtney Kim made an 11-shot improvement on the back nine over her score on the front nine.  Camryn Miyahira had a personal best 52 on the back nine.   Danielle Valverde won the “nifty 150 competition.”  Great job, Lancers!

Girls Volleyball

Our team improved its Coastal League record to 5-1 with two five-game victories last week.  On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Lancers lost the first two games before rallying to win the last three to defeat Santa Fe Christian.  Sien Gallop racked up 26 kills with a .400 hitting percentage.  Grace Forren and Madeleine Casey each tallied 6 kills.  Jona Plevin had 5 kills and 4 blocks.  Jenn Wineholt  “dished out” 49 assists with 5.5 digs.  Nicole Magbanua was the top percentage passer and had 11 digs.

On Friday, the Lancers traveled to Calvin Christian where they defeated the Crusaders in five games.  Offensively, Grace Forren had 21 kills and Sien Gallop had 19 kills.  Jenn Wineholt had 50 assists, 18 digs and 6 blocks. Nicole Magbanua had 29 digs and did not miss a serve.  Jona Plevin was lethal at the service line with 4 ace serves.  The Lancers are back in action Wednesday, Oct. 29, against LJCD.  Game time is 5:15 pm.

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday October 28 at 10:25AM
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Girls run off with Coastal League debut

Cross Country

Our runners competed in their first Coastal League meet Thursday, Oct. 16, at the UCSD par course.  The varsity girls team ran away from the field with six runners finishing in the top eight spots.  Brooke Trossen was first across the line in a time of 19:46 over the 3-mile mile course.  Finishing in second and third place were Sophia Gamboa and Alicia OswaldFrannie Lang, Emma Moore, and Avi Waldman took sixth, seventh and eighth,  respectively. 

On the boys side, our JV team swept the first seven places in a race of 45 runners.  The varsity boys were paced by Grayson Lang, who finished in 17:44.  Returning to action after a nagging injury was Max Baez, who finished in 18:10.  Also finishing in the top 20 spots were Brian Gale, Ben Baranski and Eric Kanegaye.  The Lancers will be running at the prestigious Mt. SAC Invitational on Friday, Oct. 24.

Girls Volleyball

Last Wednesday, Oct. 15, the No. 3-ranked Lancers traveled to No. 2-ranked Bishop's and lost an intense match 3 games to 1.  Grace Forren led the Lancers with 15 kills and a .343 hitting percentage.  Sien Gallop had 8 kills and 4 ace serves.  Madedeine Casey finished with 6 kills.  Setter Jenn Wineholt had 33 assists and 10 digs.  Nicole Magbanua led the team with 13 digs and passed 2.0 in serve receive.  The Lancers will be back in action Tuesday, Oct. 21, against a talented Santa Fe Christian team on Hillgren Court.

Girls Golf

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Lancers shot a solid team score of 296 against Horizon at Mission Trails.  Camryn Miyahira made a huge improvement on her personal best score, firing a 51 for nine holes.  Coming in right behind her were Snigdha Nandipati (52) and Courtney Kim (53).  Also competing for the squad were Nadia Carrillo, Yahs Esfahani and Danielle Valverde.

The Lancers will be in the Coastal League tournament Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Mission Trails Golf Course.

Football

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Lancers rolled to a 45-16 homecoming victory over LJCD.  The Torreys put up a valiant fight but ultimately succumbed to the offensive and defensive onslaught put on by the Lancers.  Daven Horne carried the ball 8 times for 44 yards and 3 TDs.  Quarterback Khaleel Jenkins had 131 yards on 14 rushing attempts.  In addition, he completed 7 of 15 pass attempts for 131 yards and he returned a fumble 35 yards for a touchdown. 

On defense, David Traganza had 11 tackles and a fumble recovery.  Robbie Giannella continued his fine play with 8 tackles.  The Lancers have a bye this week and will be back in action Saturday, Nov. 1, against Bishop's at La Jolla High.  Game time is 7 pm.

Sand Volleyball

On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Lancers improved their record to 5-1 with a three-game sweep over Scripps Ranch at Ocean Beach.  Reece Salmons/Cameron Burnett, Derek Polk/Alec Chambers, and David Barrett/Adam Gordon all won their matches.  The Lancers begin play in the county playoffs against Cathedral on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Ocean Beach.

Girls Tennis

Our tennis team played two big matches last week.  On Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Lancers defeated Bishop's 12-6 at the San Diego Tennis Club to avenge an earlier loss.  The win set up a showdown Thursday with LJCD for the league title.  The Lancers played a great match, but it was not quite enough — losing 12-6 to the Torreys.

The Lancers were led by singles players Mati Thomas, Olia Javidi and Avi Anklesaria.  The doubles teams of Olivia Ghosh/Charlotte Thorson, Brenda Salome/Sharni Smith, and Samantha Clarke/Samhita Palakodeti were outstanding.

The Lancers are back in action Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Pacific Ridge.

Cheer and Dance

Congratulations to our outstanding cheer and dance teams, who collaborated to perform an amazing halftime show at the homecoming game.  Great job, Lancers!

 

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday October 21 at 01:12PM
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