Parker Sports Wrap
Our volleyball team improved their record to 8-4 with an exciting five game victory over OLP on Thursday, October 1 on Hillgren Court. Sien Gallop led the Lancers with 34 kills and 4 ace serves. Maggie Oswald finished the match with 7 kills and 3 blocks. Rachel Bruno continued her hot hitting with 6 kills with a .312 hitting percentage. Nicole Magbanua had 19 digs and was solid in serve receive. Defensive specialists Olivia Lawrence and Sarah Reed each had 10 digs. Virginia bound setter, Jenn Wineholt finished with 56 assists and 6 blocks.
The Lancers open Coastal league play this Wednesday, Oct. 7, against Santa Fe Christian, on Hillgren Court at 5:15pm.
On Saturday, Oct. 3, the Lancers lost their homecoming game to University City on a beautiful Fall afternoon filled with a lot of Parker spirit. Michael Yourg made a huge impact in his first game of the season, carrying the ball 14 times for 109 yards and a TD. Sterling Hayes had a 67 yard TD pass to Andrew Cross.
The defense was led by freshman, Ryan Sanborn, with 5 tackles. Sophomores Sterling Hayes, Michael Yourg, and Bryce Neels all had 4 tackles. Drey Gerger had a sack and Ben Krongard made a great interception to save a touchdown.
The Lancers will be back in action at Santa Fe Christian this Saturday at 1pm.
Our golf team continued to roll with two big wins last week. On Tuesday, September 29, the Lancers defeated OLP at Riverwalk Golf Course. Brooke Seay continued with her streak of under par rounds with a one under 35. Madison Parker shot a solid round of 47. Emma Buechler chipped in on the ninth hole and finished with a 52.
On Thursday, 10/1, the Lancers improved their Coastal League record to 4-0 with a 231-231 tie score with Horizon. The winner of a tie in high school golf is determined by going to the score of the #6 player. Yahs Esfahani had a lower score than her competitor from Horizon. Brooke Seay shot a 34 for nine holes on the Mission Trails Course. Ana Russell and Snigdha Nandipati tied for the second lowest score for the Lancers.
Our tennis team opened Coastal League action with a hard fought 10-9 victory over Pacific Ridge, on Thursday, Oct. 1. Avi Anklesaria, Charlotte Thorson, and Greer Sprague each won one set against the Firebirds. Our doubles teams carried the day winning seven of nine possible sets. The teams of Olia Javidi/Mati Thomas and Samantha Clarke/Stella Gerson won all three of their sets. Finally, Uthara Vengrai/Mary Tobin won a set 6-4 to provide the crucial margin of victory.
Our cross-country teams competed at the Small Schools Invitational at Morley Field on Friday, October 2. Our girls team came in second place overall behind Coronado. The Lancers were led by Sophia Gamboa who came in second place out a 103 runners in a time of 17:57 over the 2.75 mile course. Also finishing in the top 16 were Avi Waldman, Frannie Lang, and Emma Moore.
The Lancers finished in 3rd place out of 16 teams. Max Baez came in first in a field of 136 runners in a time of 16:59 over the 3.04 course. Also finishing in the top twenty were James Greer-Gentis and Tanner Penrose.
Boys Sand Volleyball
Our sand team improved to 4-1 with a three-match sweep over Grossmont on Thursday, Oct. 1. Cameron Burnett/Reece Salmons, David Barrett/Adam Gordon, and Thomas Mann/Bryan Golemb all swept their matches. Also making huge improvement were the teams of Adam Nussbaum/Nick Gustafson and JT Melbourne/Nick Meurer.
The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Oct. 8 against La Jolla at OB. The winner will win the league title.
on Tuesday October 6 at 04:06PM
Our girls’ volleyball team, currently ranked #3 in the county, ran their record to 7-4 with two big wins last week. On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Lancers defeated Westview (25-20,25-15,25-18). Leading the way was Sien Gallop with 15 kills and 2 ace serves. Nicole Magbanua finished with 14 digs and an outstanding 2.33 passing percentage.
On Friday, the Lancers knocked out perennial prep power, La Costa Canyon (25-20,25-21,25-22). Sien Gallop finished with 8 kills and 7 ace serves. Jenn Wineholt finished with 7 blocks and led the team in assists. Emily Purdon had 4 blocks.
The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Oct. 1 against OLP.
Our golf team continued their winning ways with a big win over Bishops on Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Riverwalk Friars course. Freshman, Brooke Seay was the low score medalist. She fired a one under par 35 to lead the Lancers. Also contributing to the victory were Madison Parker, Snigdha Nandipati, Ana Russell, and Yahs Esfahani. Freshman, Emma Buechler had her lowest score of the year.
Great job Lancers!
On Friday, September 25, the Lancer cross Country teams competed at the South Bay Invitational at Rohr Park in Bonita. Our Frosh/Soph boys came in 6th place out of 21 teams. Tanner Penrose was the first Lancer across the line in a time of 18:27 over the 3.1 mile course. He finished 7th out of 257 runners, dropping 1:36 off his time from last year.
Our varsity girl’s team took 3rd place out of 30 teams with Brooke Trossen and Sophia Gamboa leading the charge. Brooke finished 2nd and Sophia finished 8th out of a field of 206.
The Lancers will be back in action on Friday, October 2 at the Small School Invitational at Morley Field.
Our tennis team had two big wins last week. On Wednesday, September 23, the Lancers defeated Patrick Henry 12-6. On Thursday, they defeated Santa Fe Christian 13-5. Our singles players scored 8 out of 9 possible points. Mati Thomas and Olia Javidi both swept their three sets. Charlotte Thorson won two of her three sets.
In doubles play, Samantha Clarke/Stella Gerson won their three sets 6-1,6-3,6-0. Also contributing to the Lancer victory were Uthara Vengrai/Mary Tobin and Lara Wellis/Amanda Wasserman.
The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Oct. 1 against Pacific Ridge.
Our sand volleyball team is 3-1 after a very close loss to Torrey Pines on Thursday, September 24. The Lancers had 14 teams competing led by Cameron Burnett/Reece Salmons, David Barrett/Adam Gordon, and Zach Thoene/Chris Fromm.
The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Oct. 1, against Grossmont at Ocean Beach.
Our football team was off last week after their opponent Santa Clara forfeited. The Lancers will be playing this Saturday at 3pm. in our homecoming game against a talented Uni-City team. Come early and enjoy the homecoming festivities.
Booths will open at 1pm and the parade will begin at 2:25pm. The Lancer Cheer and Dance teams along with Parents Cheer will perform at halftime. The homecoming King and Queen will also be announced at halftime.
on Tuesday October 6 at 04:04PM
Our football team traveled to the Imperial County desert on Friday, September 18 and returned home with an epic 20-14 overtime win over Calexico High School. The Lancers and the Bulldogs engaged in a defensive struggle throughout the first quarter. Each team drove into the other team’s red zone but came away empty.
In the second quarter, Cam Miller and a host of Lancers tackled the Calexico punter in the end zone for a safety to put the Lancers on the board first. Neither team scored the rest of the half and the Lancers went into halftime with a 2-0 lead. In the 3rd quarter, Calexico scored first, but on the ensuing kickoff, Andrew Cross used some key blocks to scamper 95 yards for a touchdown to tie the game 8-8. Later in the quarter, the Lancers drove down the field capped off by a 14 yard touchdown run by Ben Krongard to put Parker up 14-8.
The student body, pep band, and entire city of Calexico rallied behind the Bulldogs and they tied the game at 14-14. With the game hanging in the balance, Alex Gallanis and the Lancer defense blocked the extra point to preserve the tie, and send the game into overtime. The defense stopped the Bulldogs in the first four downs of the extra period. After two plays on offense, Bryce Neels rushed 13 yards behind the blocking of our nasty O-Line for the winning touchdown and the first victory of the season.
The Lancers will be back in action on Saturday, October 3 in our homecoming game against Uni-City, at 3pm, on Lauer Field.
Our Lancer volleyball team, currently ranked #2 in the county behind Torrey Pines went 5-3 last week. On Wednesday, 9/16 the Lancers survived a hard fought five game victory over Scripps Ranch. The Lancers won game five 15-12. Sien Gallop led the offense with 22 kills and Rachel Bruno was unstoppable in the middle with 10 kills. Libero, Nicole Magbanua finished with 16 digs and Jenn Wineholt had 7 blocks and led the team in assists with 52.
Over the weekend, the Lancers finished 14 out of 64 teams in the Durango Invitational tournament, the top high school prep volleyball tournament in the country. On Friday, September 18, the Lancers went 3-0 to win their pool and advance to the top group of 16 teams. They had victories over Shadow Ridge (LV), Redlands East Valley, and Lakewood (#63 in the country). On Saturday, the Lancers opened up with a loss to Xavier College Prep who is ranked #10 in the country. They lost to perennial power Marymount 26-24 in the third game and then defeated prep power Los Alamitos 25-17 in the third game. The Lancers completed a very busy day with a loss to Walton who is ranked #32 in the country.
The Lancers will be back in action on Hillgren Court, Wednesday, September 23 against Westview and Friday, September 25 against La Costa Canyon. Both match times are at 5:15pm.
Our golf team had two victories over LJCD last week. On Monday, September 14, the Lancers defeated the Torreys 240-263. The score was our lowest of the season by 11 shots. Brooke Seay was the medalist firing a four under par 32 on the Riverwalk Friars Course. Ana Russell shot a 50. Right behind her were Madison Parker and Emma Buechler.
On Thursday, Sept. 17, the Lancers travelled to Del Mar Country Club where they again defeated the Torreys, 251-280. Brooke was again the low scorer shooting a 40 on the challenging course. Ana Russell shot a 47, her lowest score of the year and Madison Parker continued her consistent solid play firing a 49.
Our sailing team had a strong showing at two local regattas this past weekend.
Annabelle Huyard (2020) and Crew Madeleine McGrath (2018) won first place in the very first regatta of the season, the SoCal series Regatta 1 in Newport Beach. Sailing in the Silver Fleet, Annabelle and Maddy were fast and consistent, sealing their victory over the second place team (Bishops) and 19 other teams during an exciting final race.
Cole Harris (2018) and Sam Merson (2018) both competed in the first regatta of the Perry Series, held in Cabrillo Beach. Competing against a strong 40-boat fleet of some of some of the best high school sailors in the region, Cole and his crew finished the regatta in second place, and Sam ended up in sixth. Stay tuned for more good results from Parker’s two top skippers as the season continues!
Our cross-country team opened up their season at the Mt. Carmel Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Morley Field. Max Baez was our fastest boy runner finishing in 11th place in a time of 16:28.5 over the challenging 2.95 mile course. Our next fastest runner was Carson Cook who finished 30th in his race in a time of 18:18. Finishing just a couple of spots behind him was Tanner Penrose in a time of 18:29.
Our top girl finisher was Brooke Trossen with a time of 16:51 over the 2.7 mile course. Junior, Sophia Gamboa finished 19th in a time of 17:56 and Frannie Lang finished in a time of 17:59 in her race.
Our team will run again on Friday, Sept. 25 in the South Bay Invitational at Rohr Park in Bonita.
Boys Sand Volleyball
Our sand team ran their record to 3-0 with a three match sweep over Uni-City at the courts in Ocean Beach. Our #1 team of David Barrett/Adam Gordon won their match in convincing fashion. Our #2 team of Reece Salmons/Jack Brady won both of their games as did our #3 team of Chris Fromm/Zach Thoene. Bryan Golemb/Thomas Mann played well and continue to move up in our team rankings.
The Lancers will play the Falcons from Torrey Pines this Thursday, Sept.24 at OB.
Our girls’ tennis improved their record to 3-2 with two big wins last week. On Monday, Sept. 14 the Lancers knocked off Pt. Loma 13-5. On Thursday, Sept. 17 the Lancers continued their winning ways with a 14-4 victory over Classical Academy. Olia Javidi scored and exciting 7-6 victory to secure the 14 point for the Lancers. Sophomore, Lara Wellis was down 5-1 and rallied to win her set 7-5.
on Wednesday September 23 at 08:48AM
Our tennis team is off to a fast start. The Lancers went 1 and 1 last week with a 10-8 victory over Coronado on Tuesday, 9/8 and an 8-10 loss to OLP on Thursday, 9/10. Against the Islanders, singles players Olia Javidi and Mati Thomas both won two of their three sets. Our #3 doubles team of Stella Gerson and Greer Sprague also won two of their three sets.
Olia Javidi again led the way sweeping her three sets (6-2,6-1,6-2) against the OLP Pilots. Singles players Stella Gerson and Sam Clarke each won one set. Our #1 doubles team of Avi Anklesaria/Charlotte Thorson and our #2 doubles team of Uthara Vengrai/Mary Tobin each won one set.
The Lancers will be back in action on Monday, 9/14 versus Pt. Loma.
Our football team fought gallantly but lost 49-27 to a talented Mater Dei team on Friday, 9/11, on Lauer Field. Sophomore quarterback, Ben Krongard completed 11 of 15 passes for 160 yards and 3 touchdowns. Bryce Neels had 121 yards on 17 carries and had 5 pass receptions for 29 yards. Sterling Hayes had 4 catches for 90 yards and 3 touchdowns. Andrew Cross made his presence felt pulling in three passes receptions for 41 yards and a team leading six tackles.
Seth Markow and Cam Miller helped lead the Lancer defense with five tackles. Freshman kicker Ryan Sanborn averaged 53.2 yards on his five kickoffs. The Lancers will be on the road as they travel to Calexico this Friday, September 18. The Lancers will be back in action on Lauer Field the following Friday, September 25 at 7pm. against Santa Clara.
Our golf team is 3-3 overall after a busy first couple of weeks. The Lancers have been led by Freshman, Brooke Seay who has shot par golf in four of her five matches. Two weeks ago, Brooke was chosen as the UT Athlete of the Week. Fellow ninth grader, Madison Parker, has consistently been one of our low scorers.
Senior captains Snigdha Nandipati and Nadia Carrillo have provided valuable leadership on and off the course for our young team. The Lancers will open Coastal league play this week with two matches against LJCD. Go Lancers!
Our sand volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start after their 3-0 victory over Mission Bay last Thursday, on a hot day on Ocean Beach. Zach Thoene/Chris Fromm, Jack Brady/Matt Zeko, and Borna Nazari/Eric Brown all swept their two matches. Last year’s county champions Reece Salmons/Cameron Burnett and our #2 doubles team of Adam Gordon/David Barrett played each other in a hotly contested battle with Cameron and Reece coming out on top. We currently have 30 boys playing on the beach. The Lancers will be back in action on Thursday, Sept. 17 against Uni-City on the courts in Ocean Beach.
Our three time defending state championship volleyball team opened the season ranked #2 in the county. Unfortunately on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the Lancers lost a tight match to Cathedral Catholic in front of a raucous crowd in the Fieldhouse. UOP bound Sien Gallop led the team with 11 kills. Rachel Bruno controlled the net finishing with 4 blocks and Virginia commit Jenn Wineholt had 9 digs and 32 assists.
The Lancers will travel to Scripps Ranch on Wednesday, Sept. 16 for a 5:15 start against the Falcons. This weekend they will travel to Las Vegas for the prestigious Durango Invitational, which is one of the top prep volleyball tournaments in the country.
on Wednesday September 23 at 08:46AM
During the academic year, the weekly Sports Wrap recaps the outcome of Parker team sports matches with scores, game highlights and photos.
on Sunday August 30 at 11:20AM
Track and Field
Our boys’ team finished 19th out of 63 teams at the country championships held at Mt. Carmel on Saturday, May 30.
The 4x100m composed of Freshman John Sheridan, Sophomore Ryan Zupkas, Junior Jonathan Taylor, and Senior Christian Sourapas gave an all out effort to finish with a time of 45.73 sec. and landed on the podium with a 6th place medal in Division II. The race was highlighted by the 2nd handoff when John launched himself horizontal to pass to Ryan and made the pass before crashing to the track! Great effort by the freshman to the delight of the spectators.
Then Christian Sourapas stole the show.
The senior sprinter finished 2nd in the 100m finals with a time of 10.84 sec. Running against the fastest sprinters in the county he tracked them down at the finish line.
He also won the 200m final with at blistering time of 21.48 secs. before rushing off to his graduation ceremony. Again proving he is the fastest man in San Diego. The officials had to go to the thousandths place to determine 1st and 2nd. He also reset the school record in the 200m.
Christian Sourapas will compete in the State Track & Field Championships on Friday, June 5th at Clovis HS in both the 100m and 200m events.
Our volleyball team finished their season with a 21-9 overall record playing against the toughest competition in the county. On Tuesday, May 26, the Lancers defeated a good Flintridge Prep team 3-0 in the first round of the Southern California Championships. Sophomore, Adam Gordon led the way with 12 kills and passed 2.38. Junior, Cameron Burnett returned to action, and recorded 10 kills and played his typical all around game, including passing a season high 2.5. Senior Alec Chambers playing in his last match on Hillgren Court had 9 kills and 9 digs. Sophomore, Zach Thoene and Freshman, David Barrett each tallied 3 kills. Derek Polk led the team in digs as he did all season with 12 and Junior, Reece Salmons had 37 assists and 7 digs. Bryan Golemb as he has for most of the season was deadly at the service line.
On Thursday, May 28, the Lancers travelled to Laguna Beach High where they fought valiantly in the regional semi finals before falling to the eventual champs. The Lancers played perhaps their best volleyball match of the year. Adam Gordon had 16 kills and was virtually unstoppable hitting well over .400. Alec Chambers had perhaps his best game of the year hitting .357 with 12 kills. Cameron Burnett was outstanding in serve receive and was lethal at the service line. Our young middles, David Barrett and Zach Thoene held their own against their bigger and more experienced adversaries. Freshman, Chris Fromm came in as he has most of the second half of the season and provided a presence at the net. Derek Polk, the Human Backboard, was unbelievable on defense and Reece Salmons ran the offense flawlessly.
The following players were chosen to the Western League teams.
Reece Salmons First team Western League
Alec Chambers Second team Western League
Adam Gordon Second team Western League
Cameron Burnett Honorable Mention Western League
Derek Polk Honorable Mention Western League
The young Lancers finished the season ranked #8 in the county, #55 in the state and #80 in the country by Max Prep.
Our outstanding baseball team finished the season with a 19-13 overall record after their three games last week in the CIF D II playoffs. On Tuesday May 26, the Lancers pounded out 19 hits and scored 16 runs in a 16-3 dismantling of Brawley High. Nick Allen was 5 for 5 at the plate with 2 RBI’s and 4 runs scored. Sterling Hayes went 3 for 4 with 3 RBI’s and Haydan Hastings was 3 for 5 with 4 runs scored. Grant Shives pitched five innings allowing just two hits and no runs for the win.
On Wednesday, the Lancers travelled to San Ysidro where they lost 4-2 to the #2 seeded Cougars. Ethan Risse and Kendall Burnett each went 1 for 3 with an RBI. Sophomore Evan Stewart was solid on the mound pitching five innings and allowing just 3 earned runs.
The Lancers season came to an end with a 5-2 loss to Pt. Loma on Friday, May 29. Haydan Hastings was 2 for 4 at the plate. Runs were scored by Alex Nicita and Jonah Davis. Ethan Risse and Grant Shives pitched for the Lancers.
The Lancers future looks bright for Parker Baseball as they will return seven starters next year.
on Wednesday June 3
Our volleyball team finished the regular season with a 20-8 overall record. They will open the Southern California Regional Championships on Tuesday, May 26, against Flintridge Prep. The match will start at 5pm on Hillgren Court.
Our baseball team finished the regular season with a 18-11 regular season record after their two games against Santa Fe Christian last week. On Tuesday, May 19, the Lancers defeated the Eagles 2-1. Jonah Davis hit a walk off homerun in the bottom of the eighth for the victory. Haydan Hastings went 3 for 4 at the plate. Grant Shives pitched eight innings and allowed one earned run for the win.
On Thursday, the Lancers lost 2-1 to the Eagles. Ethan Risse pitched six innings and allowed just two runs. Sterling Hayes was 2 for 3 at the plate and Nick Allen went 1 for 3 with and RBI.
The Lancers will travel to Brawley to open the CIF DII playoffs on Tuesday, May 26. Game time is 3:30pm on Weist Field.
Track and Field
Our track team competed in the CIF Prelims on Saturday, May 23 at Mt. Carmel High School. Christian Sourapas broke our school record in both the 100m (10.82) and 200m (21.84) in winning both of his races. He qualified for the A finals at next week’s CIF Championship meet. His time in the 200m was the fastest of the day. Our boys’ 4x100 relay team (Jonathan Taylor, Kevin Rodin, Ryan Zupkas, and Christian Sourapas) finished in a time of 44.50 to qualify for the B finals. Of the 14 athletes that participated at the prelims, there were 3 seniors, 3 juniors, 3 sophomores and 5 freshmen.
On Tuesday, May 19, the Lancers competed in day one of the CIF Championships. Alan Tom was the low scorer for the Lancers firing a 77 on the Admiral Baker North and qualified for the final round. Chase Smallwood shot 81. Also competing for the Lancers were Calvin Woods, Josh Rodriguez, Connor Morrill, and Connor Smith.
In the final round Alan shot a 72 to finish with a 149, just one shot away from qualifying for the regional championship.
Our lacrosse team opened the CIF DII playoffs with a 8-6 victory on Wednesday, May 20, over San Diego High. Eli Shelton, Jimmy Chatfield, and David Traganza each had two goals. Parker Zimmerman picked up 11 ground balls in the big win.
With the victory, the Lancers advance to the CIF quarterfinals where their season came to a end against Mt. Carmel on Saturday, May 23. The Lancers battled gallantly but ultimately lost to a talented Sun Devils team.
Our softball team finished the season with a 13-10 overall record after their 5-0 loss to Valhalla in the first round of the CIF DII playoffs. The Lancers had their chances but could not get the key hit when needed.
Our tennis team played in the CIF Individual Championships last week at the Barnes Tennis Center. Our doubles team of Alec Morgan and Pedro Gallardo won a closely contested opening round match. They showed the skill and cohesion they have developed after playing together for 2 years. In the 3rd round they met the fourth seeded team from Rancho Bernardo and lost a close match. These two seniors ended their careers in excellent fashion.
In singles, freshman, Nick Miller won his first round match handily. Then he encountered a tough player from Canyon Crest and lost. Junior star Matthew Miller earned the 4th seed in the entire tournament after his impressive high school season (winning 40 of 42 sets) and from his USTA success. Matthew had a tough draw. He won his first match only to lose a tight three set battle to a player from Westview: 1-6, 6-4, 10-6. Great showing from the Parker tennis players.
on Friday May 29
Our lacrosse team finished the regular season with a 6-3 overall record and was 6-0 in league play. The received the #8 seed in Division II in the CIF Playoffs. The Lancers will host a first round playoff game against San Diego High on Wednesday, May 20, at 7pm on Lauer Field.
Our baseball team is 18-10 overall and 6-5 in Coastal League action after their 2-1 win over Santa Fe Christian on Tuesday, May 19. Jonah Davis hit a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 8th for the victory. Grant Shives pitched 8 innings allowing just one earned run for the win. The Lancers will travel to SFC on Thursday, May 21 to complete their Coastal League schedule.
Our softball team is 13-9 overall and 7-3 in the Coastal League after their final regular season game on Monday, May 18 against Horizon. Camryn Miyahira led the way with a three run homerun. Sarah Ogle pitched four innings allowing no hits and no runs.
The Lancers will travel to Valhalla on Wednesday, May 20 for the first round of the CIF Division II playoffs. Game time is 3:30pm
Our boys’ golf team ran their Coastal League record to 10-0 and won the Coastal League title with big wins two weeks ago over LJCD and Bishops. Alan Tom ended up on the first team in the Coastal League. Chase Smallwood and Josh Rodriguez both made the second team.
On Tuesday, May 19, the Lancers competed in day one of the CIF Championships. Alan Tom was the low scorer for the Lancers firing a 77 on the Admiral Baker North and qualified for the final round. Chase Smallwood shot a 81. Also competing for the Lancers were Calvin Woods, Josh Rodriguez, Connor Morrill, and Connor Smith.
Our tennis team competed in the Coastal League individual championship this past week. Matt Miller won the singles championship and his brother Nick Miller came in third. In doubles action, Alec Morgan and Pedro Gallardo came in fourth. All four players qualified for the CIF Individual Championships which are being held this week at the Barnes Tennis Center.
Track and Field
Our Boys and Girls Track and Field teams competed in the Coastal League Championships on Thursday, May 14 at University City High. On the boys’ side school record Christian Sourapas won the 100m (10.84) and 200m (21.95). Mickey Miller came in first place in the shot put (41-04) and second in the discus (116-10). Our 4 x 100 relay team (Jonathan Taylor, Ryan Zupkas, Kevin Rodin, Christian Sourapas) came in second place.
On the girls’ side, Meredith Wiggins came in second in the 200m and third in the 100m. Macy Hoang came in second in the 400m and Sophia Gamboa came in second in the 800m.
The Lancers finished the regular season 20-7 with wins over the #3, #4, and #5 ranked teams in the county. They qualified for the Open Division of the CIF Playoffs where they lost to the #1 seeded Torrey Pine Falcons. Adam Gordon and Alec Chambers each had 8 kills. Zach Thoene finished with 4 kills and 3 blocks. Derek Polk had 6 digs and Reece Salmons had 23 assists.
The Lancers will advance to the Southern California Regional Championships which begin on Tuesday, May 26.
On Monday, May18, our surf team competed in the Scholastic Surf Series State Championships on a cloudy, windy day at Church’s in San Clemente. Jen Irving surfed in the Women’s Longboard Division and made it through two heats to the quarterfinals. Ryan Irving and Charlie Bullard competed in the Men’s Longboard division. Charlie took 5th in his heat and Ryan made it through two heats to get to the quarterfinals.
on Friday May 22
Our softball team had two games last week. On Tuesday, May 7th the Lancers traveled to Escondido Charter for a Coastal League match up. Escondido Charter was fired up for this rematch and scored first to put pressure on the Lancers. Parker played great defense led by Sarah Reed who was part of 10 of the 21 outs needed in the contest. Parker tied the game in the 3rd inning when Sarah Ogle singled in Leia Mayberry. In the 4th inning, Parker took the lead when Jasmine Perket stole home! Parker broke the game open in the 5th inning with 4 runs on doubles by Sarah Reed and Kennedy Kidd.
Tuesday's win set up a match up for 1st place in the Coastal League with arch rival Bishops. A win by Parker and they could be set up to be co-champs with Bishops. In the best game of the season, Parker battled a strong Bishops team but it ended in a loss 3-4. Parker out hit Bishops on the day and competed well until the end. The offense was lead by Leia Mayberry 2-4, with 2 stolen bases, and 2 runs scored.
Parker softball has secured a 2nd place finish in the Coastal League for this season but must finish strong if the Lancers wish to be considered for the Division 2 CIF playoffs.
Throughout the season, the Lancers have enjoyed sweet victory and endured great challenges. However, with every practice and game, we improved and had fun. It was an honor to have a bid to the playoffs, and this speaks to the team's continued perseverance.
The Lancers gave a tremendous effort in the first round of Division 2 playoffs against El Camino High School. We did a great job double teaming the ball, forcing turnovers and marking aggressively on defense. Unfortunately, we did not make enough connections in the midfield to have opportunities on offense or hit the back of the net to outscore our opponent. Aly Arrington is our player of the week. She played relentlessly and had a total of 18 saves during the game.
The coaches would like to thank all of the families and fans for their support, and would like to wish the seniors all the best in college.
Our baseball team is 15-9 after their two games last week. On Monday, May 4, the Lancers defeated a very good Bonita Vista team 5-4. Nick Allen went 2 for 4 at the plate with 2 runs scored. Michael Yourg went 1 for 3 with a RBI. Grant Shives went 2 for 3 at the plate and pitched seven innings allowing 2 earned runs for the victory.
On Wednesday, the Lancers travelled to Bishops where they lost 3-1 to the Knights. Kendall Burnett was 2 for 3 with an RBI and Sterling Hayes was 1 for 3 with a run scored. Evan Stewart was solid on the mound, allowing 3 runs in six innings.
Track and Field
On Thursday, May 7, the Lancers competed against Santa Fe Christian and Army Navy. Our boys defeated Santa Fe Christian 89-30 and Army Navy 82-33. Our girls defeated Santa Fe Christian 67-42. Both teams are still in the hunt for a league title.
On the boys’ side, Christian Sourapas won the 100m and the 200m. In the 100m he had a time of 11.05 and in the 200m he had a time of 22.11. Jonathan Taylor and Kevin Rodin finished second and third respectively in the 100m and 200m for a Lancer sweep in both races. The Lancers also swept the 800m. Max Baez came across the line first in a time of 2:10.88. right behind him were Carson Cook and Grayson Lang. Mickey Miller and Drey Gerger came in first and second in the shot put and discus.
Meredith Wiggins won the 100m in a time of 13.02. Macy Hoang won the 400m in a time of 65.94. The Lancers swept the 1600m with Emma Moore coming across the line first followed closely by Frannie Lang and Avi Waldman. Ysa Sawaya and Jula Harrington came in first and second in the shot and discus.
Our boys’ volleyball team ran their record to 20-7 after their two matches last week. On Wednesday, May 6 the Lancers travelled to Eastlake where they lost a tight match with the Titans, 3-2. Adam Gordon and Alec Chambers each had 15 kills to lead the Lancers. Jack Brady started his first match of the season and ended up with 8 kills. Derek Polk end up with 19 digs and had no errors at the service line. Setter Reese Salmons had 45 assists and 8 digs.
On Friday, the Lancers travelled to St. Augustine where they beat Saints 3-0. Adam Gordon and Alec Chambers again led the offense in kills. David Barrett was lethal at the outside hitter position with10 kills in 12 swings. Zach Thoene continued his inspired play with 6 kills and 4 blocks. Chris Fromm finished with 5 kills.
The Lancers qualified for the Open Division of the CIF Playoffs. The will travel to Torrey Pines on Saturday, May 16 at 5pm against the #1 seeded Falcons.
The Lancer Lacrosse team is 6-3 after their two games last week. On Wednesday, May 6, the Lancers defeated Foothills Christian 18-3. Ben Baranski led the scoring with 5 goals and Jimmy Chatfield had 4 goals. Alfonso Morera had 3 goals, 3 assists, and won 14 of 20 face-offs.
On Saturday, the Lancers lost to LJCD 9-15. Eli Shelton, Alfonso Morera, and David Traganza each scored two goals. Ben Baranski had a goal and two assists. Parker Zimmerman had a goal and recovered 10 ground balls.
on Friday May 22
The Lancers had two games last week. On Tuesday, April 28 the Lancers celebrated Senior Night in grand fashion defeating Del Lago. Thank you to all of the parents and fans for all of the support, and congratulations to our seniors, Hannah Eherenfeldt, Soren Hansen, Corryn Knapp, Corinne Nixon, Serena Romaya and Hannah Schneider! We had a great win against Del Lago, and it was well deserved after batting against La Jolla Country Day the day before. Our players of the week were Mary Tobin and Ashley Davis. Mary has made a significant impact in the midfield, and Ashley has been a solid force on the defense. We'll finish our regular season against Santa Fe Christian on Tuesday, May 5, at 5pm on Lauer Field, and hope to get a bid to the playoffs.
Our baseball team improved their record to 14-8 with a 11-6 victory over High Tech High on Monday, April 27. Jonah Davis led the way going 3 for 4 at the plate with 3 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. Sterling Hayes also was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI’s. Ethan Risse went 2 for 2 with 2 RBI’s and Nick Allen went 2 for 3 with 3 runs scored. Grant Shives pitched three innings pitched three innings allowing no hits and had three strikeouts.
Our softball team improved their record to 10-7 with their two wins last week. On Tuesday, April 28, the Lancers defeated Horizon 7-4. Kennedy Kidd went 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and run scored. Camryn Miyahira went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s and Jasmine Perket was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and a run scored. Sarah Ogle pitched seven innings allowing just one earned run for the victory.
On Thursday, the Lancers pounded out ten hits in a 14-0 victory over Guajome Park Academy. Sara Ogle went 3 for 4 with 3 RBI’s. Hannah Schauer and Sarah Reed each had a hit and two RBI’s. Pitchers, Sarah Reed and Sarah Ogle allowed two hits and no runs.
Our boys’ lacrosse team played three games last week. On Tuesday, April 28, the Lancers defeated Del Lago Academy 11-0. Ben Baranski and Jimmy Chatfield each scored 3 goals. Alfonso Morera led the team with 13 ground ball and he won 11 of 13 face-offs.
On Thursday, the Lancers lost to La Jolla. Lancer goals were scored by Eli Shelton and Alfonso Morera. Parker Zimmerman led the team in ground balls recovered with nine. Finally, on Friday, May 1, the Lancers defeated Army-Navy 18-5. Eli Shelton and Jimmy Chatfield each had 4 goals. Alex Gallanis and Zach Teutsch each had 2 goals. Alfonso Morera won 15 of 25 faceoffs.
Our boys golf team ran their Coastal League record to 10-0 and won the Coastal League title with big wins last week over LJCD and Bishops. On Wednesday, April 29, the Lancers defeated LJCD 215-235. Alan Tom was the low scorer firing a 38 on at the Del Mar Country Club. Right behind him were Chase Smallwood and Josh Rodriguez who each shot 44 for nine holes.
On Thursday, the Lancers clinched the league championship with a 196-204 victory over Bishops. Connor Smith was the Lancers low scorer shooting a 36 at La Jolla Country Club. Alan Tom shot a 37 and Calvin Woods finished the nine holes with a 40.
Alan Tom ended up on the first team in the Coastal League. Chase Smallwood and Josh Rodriguez both made the second team.
Our volleyball team is currently 19-6 after their two big wins last week. On Wednesday, the Lancers defeated #5 ranked Cathedral Catholic 3-0. Adam Gordon led the way with 14 kills. Cameron Burnett ended up with 8 kills with a hitting percentage of .292. Alec Chambers had 7 kills and 7 digs. Setter Reese Salmons had 35 assists and Derek Polk had 11 digs. Bryan Golemb blew open the match at the service line.
On Friday the Lancers continued their winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Grossmont. Cameron Burnett led the team with 15 kills. Adam Gordon and Alec Chambers each ended with 14 kills. Setter Reese Salmons finished with 49 assists.
on Thursday May 7
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