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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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Busy week for tennis: 2-1 in matches

Girls Tennis

Our team played three matches last week.  On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the Lancers lost to LJCD.  Mati Thomas, Olia Javidi and Avi Anklesaria all won a set for the squad.  In doubles action, Samantha Clarke and Samhita Palakodeti won a set for the Lancers.

On Wednesday, the Lancers defeated Patrick Henry, 13-5.  In singles, Mati, Olia and Avi all won two of their three sets.  In doubles, Charlotte Thorson/Olivia Ghosh, and Brenda Salome/Sharni Smith each won two sets. Samantha and Samhita won their three sets (6-1, 6-2, 6-3).

The Lancers finished their busy week Thursday, with a 17-1 victory over Pacific Ridge.  Contributing in the big win were Ashna Aggarwal in singles and Mary Tobin/Uthera Vengrai in doubles. 

Girls Golf

Our team competed with Bishops on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the La Jolla Country Club.  Low scorer for the Lancers was Snigdha Nandipati, who fired a 47 on the challenging course.  Courtney Kim and Sonia Aceves each carded their lowest score of the season.  Also contributing for the Lancers were Camryn Miyahira, Nadia Carrillo and Danielle Valverde. 

Football

The Lancers lost 27-7 to Santa Fe Christian on Friday, Oct. 10.  The Lancers were led by quarterback Khaleel Jenkins who completed 9 of 16 passes for 103 yards.  In addition, he had 19 carries for 83 yards and one TD.  Daven Horne returned to the lineup and carried the ball 7 times for 24 yards.  The leading receiver was Ryan Risse, who had 4 catches for 43 yards.

Defensively, Robbie Giannella led the Lancers with 11 tackles, two of them for a loss. Matt Wei and David Traganza each had 9 tackles.  Kicker Drew Schmid averaged 36.5 yards on his 4 punts.  The Lancers will be back in action Saturday, Oct. 18, in our homecoming game at 1 pm against LJCD.

Girls Volleyball

Our team is now 3-0 in Coastal League action after their 3-1 victory over Calvin Christian on Wednesday, Oct. 8.  Grace Forren, Madeleine Casey and Sien Gallop each had 13 kills to lead the team offensively.  Setter Jenn Wineholt had 44 assists and 7 ace serves.  Grace Forren had 14 digs, and libero Nicole Magbanua had 13 digs. 

Over the weekend, the No. 3-ranked Lancers were 2-2 at the California Challenge played at Alliant University and featured some of the top teams of California.  Grace Forren again led the team in kills with 26. Right behind her, with 24 kills, was Sien Gallop. Madeleine Casey had 16 kills.  Maggie Oswald (11 kills) and Beatrix Thomas (10 kills) also provided additional firepower for the Lancers.  Jenn Wineholt finished with 98 assists, 7 aces and 34 digs. Nicole Magbanua had 32 digs and was solid in serve receive. Sarah Reed also provided a nice spark at the service line and on defense for the Lancers.  The Lancers will play in a crucial Coastal League match-up Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Bishops.  Game time is 5:15pm

Sand Volleyball

Our team had a bye last week.  They are currently 4-1 and have a big match on Thursday, Oct. 16, against Scripps Ranch.  The season will conclude next week in the county championships.

Posted by kenstone on Wednesday October 15 at 02:41PM
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Ranked No. 2 in county, Lancers at 16-3

Girls Volleyball

Our team, currently ranked No. 2 in the county, improved its overall record to 16-3 with wins last week over Rancho Buena Vista and LJCD.  On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Lancers defeated RBV (25-10, 25-13, 25-14).  Offensively, Grace Forren led the team with 12 kills and 5 ace serves.  Madeleine Casey had 6 kills and Maggie Oswald had 4 kills.  Jenn Wineholt had 26 assists and Sarah Reed had 4 digs.

On Friday, Oct. 3, the Lancers defeated LJCD in five exciting games.  Madeleine Casey ended up with 16 kills.  Sien Gallop had 14 kills and 12 digs.  Jenn Wineholt had 49 assists, 14 digs, 5.5 blocks and 4 ace serves.  Middle blockers  Jona Plevin and Emily Purdon each had 5 kills.  In addition, Emily had 4.5 blocks.  Finally, Nicole Magbanua led the team with 28 digs and was outstanding in serve receive.

The Lancers are back in action Wednesday, Nov. 8, against Calvin Christian at 5:15 pm on Hillgren Court.

Girls Golf

On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Lancers played LJCD at Riverwalk Golf Course.  Snigdha Nandipati shot 45, her lowest score ever.  She had a birdie (3) on the sixth hole.  Nadia Carrillo had her lowest score of the year and did a great job getting out of a sand trap.  Camryn Miyahira continues to make steady improvement and got a par on the sixth hole.  Yahs Esfahani improved her lowest score of the year by nine strokes.  Danielle Valverde also contributed to the Lancers' effort.

Girls Tennis

Our team had a strong win against Point Loma on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The Pointers placed most of their talent into their doubles lineup, where they put up strong resistance against our competitive teams. Ultimately, the Lancers prevailed by dominating the singles and playing fierce doubles sets. The Lancers won 12-6. 

League play opened Thursday as rival Bishop's traveled to the San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club.  The Lancers played slightly nervous and tight at the start, getting down early, but surged back toward the end of the contest. Unfortunately, the Knights had too big a lead to surmount and the Lancers fell 10-8. Mati Thomas led the charge with three convincing victories, 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0 in singles play.  The Lancers are back in action Tuesday, Oct. 7, against LJCD.  

Sand Volleyball

Our team improved its overall record to 4-1 with a 3-0 victory over Point Loma.  Cameron Burnett/Reece Salmons, Derek Polk/Alec Chambers, David Barrett/Adam Gordon and Matt Zeko/Bryan Golemb all swept their matches.  The Lancers are back in action Thursday, Oct. 16, against Scripps Ranch in their last regular season match.

 

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday October 7 at 10:10AM
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Frosh-Soph boys take 4th at Rohr Park

Cross Country

The team traveled Friday, Sept. 26, to Rohr Park in Bonita for the South Bay Invitational.  Carson Cook helped lead our Frosh/Soph boys team to fourth place — finishing 20th out of 223 runners.  Our varsity boys were led by Grayson Lang, who completed the 5000-meter course in 17:32.  Brian Gale, Eric Kanegaye, Spencer Collins and Marc Tardieux all contributed for the Lancers.  Marc improved on his previous best 5K time by 90 seconds.  

Our varsity girls finished 10th out of 25 schools.  Ali Oswald took 15th out of 178 runners and improved her time by 43 seconds.  Right behind her was Sophia Gamboa, who improved her time by 51 seconds.  Also scoring for the Lancers were Avi Waldman, Charlotte Schmidt and Emma Steiner.

The Lancers compete Friday, Oct. 3, in the Saints Small Schools Invitational at Morley Field.

Girls Volleyball

The Lancers went 6-1 last week and improved their overall record to 14-3.  On Thursday, Sept. 25, the team defeated Tri-City Christian 25-17, 25-12, 25-6.  Sien Gallop led the Lancers in kills with 10.  Emily Purdon and Grace Forren each had 7 kills.  Grace also had 9 ace serves.  Nicole Magbanua led the team in digs with 11.  Jenn Wineholt had 28 assists.

On Friday, the Lancers won their first three matches in the Beach Cities Invitational with victories over Clairemont, Corona and Huntington Beach.  On Saturday, the Lancers advanced to the championship round, where they defeated Point Loma and Temecula Valley before falling in the semifinals to Vista Murrieta — the eventual tournament champion.  Grace Forren led the team with 51 kills and 7 ace serves.  Sien Gallop had 46 kills and 9 ace serves.  Jenn Wineholt had 136 assists and 32 digs.  Nicole Magbanua was stellar in serve receive and led the team in digs with 39.  Grace and Jenn were both chosen to the All-Tournament Team.

Football

On Friday, Sept. 26, the Lancers' record fell to 3-2 with a 42-13 loss to Valhalla.  The team fought gallantly before attrition and injuries took their toll.  Quarterback, Khaleel Jenkins threw for 96 yards and ran for 168 yards on the ground.  Matt Wei had 12 carries for 73 yards.  As a team, the Lancers ran the ball for 273 yards.  Kevin Rodin had 5 receptions for 65 yards.

On defense, David Traganza had 11 tackles, three of them for a loss.  Matt Wei had 9 tackles, one of them for a loss, in his best game of the year.  Mickey Miller had 6 tackles and was a force slowing down the Norsemen rushing attack.  Robbie Giannella and Seth Markow each had 5 tackles.

The Lancers will be back in action at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, on Lauer Field against Morse.

Girls Golf

On Monday, Sept. 22, the Lancers played Horizon on the Friars Course at Riverwalk.  Snigdha Nandipati was the low scorer for the Lancers for the sixth time this year.  Right behind her were Courtney Kim and Camryn MiyahiraSophia Carrillo had her best round of the year. 

Boys Sand Volleyball

Our team defeated St. Augustine 2-1 on Thursday, Sept. 25, at Ocean Beach.  Cameron Burnett/Reece Salmons and Grace Barrett/Adam Gordon both won their matches.  Other teams getting wins were Bryan Golemb/Matt Zeko and Daniel Jacobsen/Alex Considine.  The Lancers will be back in action Thursday, Oct. 2, against Point Loma at Ocean Beach.

Girls Tennis

The team played its most intense match of the season Wednesday, Sept. 24, against La Jolla High School.  Last year, the Lancers team lost to LJHS in a 10-8 contest and have been thirsting for another chance after dealing with that difficult loss.  The match went back and forth as expected, finishing in a tie 9-9.  After counting games, remarkably, the score was 75-75, a second tie. The third level used to determine a winner and loser after counting games turn to the doubles matches.  Francis Parker doubles teams won 5 sets, La Jolla 4.  This is the narrowest of margins and a full team victory.  Each game won was valuable.  The Lancers open Coastal League play Thursday, Oct. 2, against The Bishop's School.

 

Posted by kenstone on Tuesday September 30 at 11:49AM
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Lancers improve to 3-1 with victory

Football

The team improved its record to 3-1 with a 28-14 victory Friday, Sept. 19, over Santana.  Quarterback, Khaleel Jenkins threw for 128 yards and ran for 131 yards on 19 carries.  Running back Matt Wei had his best game of the year, carrying the ball 7 times for 46 yards and a TD.  Receiver Jordan Genmark-Heath had three catches for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The Lancer defense was led by David Traganza, who had 16 tackles and 3 sacks. Kevin Rodin was all over the field and finished with15 tackles and one interception.  Finally, Robbie Giannella continued his fine play with 13 tackles and one sack.  The defense held the Sultans to 293 yards in total offense.

Parker will be back in action Friday, Sept. 26, against a very good Valhalla team at 7 pm on Lauer Field.  Go Lancers!

Volleyball

Our girls team traveled to Las Vegas and played in the prestigious Durango Invitational.  On Friday, Sept. 19. the Lancers went 2-1 — defeating Foothill and Clovis West.  Their lone loss was to prep power Mira Costa in a very close match.  On Saturday, the Lancers won all four of their matches.  They had victories over Long Beach Poly, Laguna Beach, Ponderosa (Colorado) and Edison. 

The Lancers were led by Madeleine Casey with 59 kills, 6 ace serves and a 96.3 serving percentage.  Junior outside hitter Sien Gallop finished the tournament with 58 kills, 4 ace serves and 43 digs.  Grace Forren had 46 kills, 9 ace serves and 30 digs.  Jenn Wineholt led the team with 154 assists, 18 blocks and 11 ace serves. Nicole Magbanua had 73 digs and 4 ace serves.  In addition, she did not miss one serve the whole tournament and was our top percentage passer.  Jona Plevin and Emily Purdon each provided a nice offensive punch out of the middle and were two of our top blockers. 

Cross Country

Our runners competed Saturday in the Mt Carmel Invitational on a beautiful day at Morley Field.  Parker had a great showing both as a team and as individuals.  Our freshman boys team finished sixth out of 18 teams.  The Lancers were represented by Carson Cook, Jeremy McCulloch, Tanner Penrose, Nick Scudder and Zach Hall.

Brooke Trossen came in second in her race out of 173 runners in a time of 16:25 over the 2.75-mile course.  Ali Oswald came in 11th out of 135 runners in the senior girls race in a time of 17:47.  Freshmen Frannie Lang and Avi Waldman both medaled in the ninth-grade race.  Junior Emma Moore got off to a fast start and medaled in the junior race.

Grayson Lang ran the 2.95-mile course in a fine time of 17:39, a 23-second improvement over his time last year.  Freshman Carson Cook came in 15th in a field of 187 runners in the freshman race.  Finally, Brian Gale burst onto the scene in a big way with a time of 18:45, a four-minute improvement over last year.  The Lancers run this Friday, Sept. 26, in the South Bay Invitational at Rohr Park.

Golf

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, on a crazy weather day at Riverwalk Golf Course, the Lancers competed against The Bishop's School.  Snigdha Nandipati was the low scorer for the team.  Courtney Kim had the second-lowest score for the Lancers in her first match of the year.  Junior Sonia Aceves shot her personal best score on a day that saw the Lancers finish the day in a tunnel as a powerful storm blew over the course.  Extensive damage occurred at the driving range and our team could not drive out of the parking lot because a tree had fallen across the road.

Sand Volleyball

Our team defeated Coronado 3-0 on Thursday, Sept. 18, on another beautiful day at Ocean Beach.  Reece Salmons/Cameron Burnett, David Barrett/Adam Gordon, and Zach Thoene/Derek Polk all swept their matches.  Also winning two matches were seniors Daniel Jacobsen/Alex Considine and Matt Zeko/Alex Considine.  The freshman duo of Borna Nazari/Aries Zander continued their fine play.  The Lancers play the Saints on Thursday, Sept. 25 at OB.

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Lancers prevail in vball hit parade

Girls Volleyball

Our volleyball team evened its record at 1-1 with a  thrilling victory (18-25, 25-19, 10-25, 25-22, 15-11) over Scripps Ranch on Wednesday, Sept. 10.  Madeleine Casey and Sien Gallop led the Lancer hit parade with 12 kills apiece.  Grace Forren hammered home 9 kills and Jona Plevin had 8 kills.  Emily Purdon was a force at the net with 5.5 blocks.  Nicole Magbanua was outstanding in serve receive and led the team with 17 digs.  Setters Jenn Wineholt and Claire Nussbaum each had 25 assists. 

On Thursday, the Lancers will travel to Las Vegas and play in the prestigious Durango Volleyball Tournament against some of the top teams in the country.

Football

The Lancers improved their record to 2-1 with a 33-13 victory over Mater Dei on Friday, Sept. 12.  Offensively, quarterback Khaleel Jenkins threw for 73 yards and one TD.  In addition, he had 13 carries for 84 yards.  Jordan Genmark-Heath had 7 carries for 35 yards and 2 receptions for 62 yards.

On defense, David Traganza had 11 total tackles and Kevin Rodin had 10 tackles.  Right behind them was Matt Wei with 7 and Jordan Genmark-Heath with 6, including one for a loss.  Christian Sourapas had two interceptions, one a pick six that sealed the victory in the fourth quarter for the Lancers.  The Lancers will "heat it up" on Lauer Field this Friday, Sept. 19, against the Santana Sultans.  Game time is 7 pm.

Girls Golf

The Lancers competed with The Bishop's School on Monday, Sept. 8, at Riverwalk Golf Course.  Snigdha Nandipati shot her lowest score of the year to lead the Lancers.  Right behind her was Courtney KimCamryn Miyahara and Yahs Esfahani both played in their first varsity match.  The Lancers will be back in action Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Riverwalk against Classical Academy.

Girls Tennis

The team had an outstanding week. On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the girls traveled to Cathedral Catholic High School, where the Lady Lancers dominated 15–3. Singles players Mati Thomas, Olia Javidi and Avi Anklesaria did not drop one set in the victory and the dynamic and fun-spirited senior duo of Brenda Salome and Sharni Smith followed suit, winning all three doubles matches. 

On Wednesday, the girls hosted Mater Dei and continued to excel through a comprehensive 15-3 victory.  To conclude a long and hot week, the girls faced Coronado.  In the closest match of the year, the girls persevered to win a close 11-7 contest.  Mati Thomas led the way with three convincing singles sets.  Coach Lewis is incredibly pleased with the results but more important, with the high energy and enthusiasm the girls have brought each and every day.

Sand Volleyball

Our team is 1-1 after two matches last week.  On Monday, Sept. 8, the Lancers defeated the Titans from Eastlake 2-1.  Alec Chambers and Derek Polk won their match 21-16 and 21-15.  Adam Gordon and David Barrett won their match 21-10 and 21-6.  On Thursday, on a beautiful day at Ocean Beach, the Lancers lost 2-1 to the La Jolla Vikings. Cameron Burnett and Reece Salmons won both of their matches.  The Lancers had 12 two-man teams competing.  The Lancers will be back in action Thursday, Sept. 18 against the Islanders of Coronado.

Cross Country

Our runners got off to a blistering start Thursday, Sept. 11, with their annual SeaWorld two-mile time trial.  Max Baez was the first across the line in a time of 11:07.  Right behind him was Grayson Lang in a fine time of 11:09.  Rounding out the top three was Brian Gale (11:34).

On the girls’ side, Brooke Trossen finished in a time of 12:07.  Ali Oswald (12:58) and Sophia Gamboa (13:23) were the next two Lancers across the line.  Coach Schellenberg noted that quite a few runners are faster now than they were at the end of last season.  The Lancers will be running at the Mt. Carmel Invitational this coming Saturday, Sept. 20, at Morley Field.

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