On Saturday, May 18 our volleyball team won the CIF title with a three game victory over Bishop’s (25-20, 25-16, 25-13). Bryce Fitzner had 15 kills on 24 swings. Jake Siegler, Alec Chambers, Rukman Thota, and David Nussbaum all had 4 kills. Connor Polk and Cooper Luvisa were solid in serve receive and at the service line. Setter, David Nussbaum ran the offense flawlessly with 26 assists. With the win, the Lancers improved their overall record to 23-6.
In the CIF semi-final match against Coronado on Wednesday, May 15 the Lancers sunk the Islanders, 25-15, 25-8, 25-12. Jake Siegler had 8 kills in 9 swings and Bryce Fitzner had 7 kills in 11 swings. David Nussbaum had 19 service points and 28 assists. Connor Polk had 15 service points and 5 digs. Cooper Luvisa had 9 digs to lead the team.
The Lancers are seeded #1 into the Southern California Regional Championships and will play on Thursday, May 23, at 7pm. on Hillgren Court.
Our softball team ran their record to 21-2 with two CIF playoff victories last week over Coronado and Valley Center. On Thursday, May 16 the Lancers defeated the Islanders 10-0. Jackie Beuchler was 2 for 2 at the plate with a homerun and 6 RBI’s. On the mound, she pitched six innings and allowed just one hit. Carly Wallace was 2 for 2 with 2 RBI’s and 3 runs scored.
On Saturday, the Lancers defeated Valley Center, 4-0. Jackie Buechler was 2 for 3 with a RBI. Carly Wallace, Rebecca Dvorak, Natalie Contreras, and Suzanna Tomey were all 1 for 3 with a run scored. Jackie Buechler pitched seven innings of shutout ball. The Lancers will play Mater Dei in the semi-finals on Thursday, May 23, at 12:30pm at the Poway Sports Park.
Our lacrosse team defeated Mt. Carmel 14-1, on Saturday, May 18 in the CIF Quarterfinals. Andy Piacquadio had 6 goals and 2 assists. Keenan Salvati found the back of the net for 4 goals and Matt Irvine scored two goals. Eric Goicoechea was solid on defense and Arturo Alemany made 6 saves in goal for the Lancers. They will play Serra High on Wednesday, May 22 on Lauer Field.
Our baseball team defeated Christian 6-4 in a big non-league game on Wednesday, May 16. Nate Glasser was 2 for 3 with a RBI and a run scored. Hayden Hastings was also 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Jonah Davis was 2 for 4. Jose Vizcaino, Jake Wiegand, Robert Mahoney, and Jake Glasser combined to allow just four hits and four runs.
On Saturday, May 18 our track and field team competed in the CIF Championship Prelims. On the girls’ side, Maya Jackson advanced to the finals in the shot put and discus. Her toss of 122’9” in the discus is a new school record and was the 3rd farthest throw of the day. Madison Gerace place 11th in the discus with a throw of 95’0”. Nishon Tyler ran the 800m in a time of 2:32.9 and Christina Clark set a personal best in the 400m with a time of 64.95 seconds. Anna Gamboa came in 17th in the 100m with a time of 13.13. Finally, Taylor Salmons went 14’10” in the long jump.
On the boys’ side, the 4x100m relay team of Alex Jones, Christian Sourapas, Jonathan Taylor, and Ayman Mayberry finished in 7th place in a time of 43.64. In the 100m, Ayman came in 4th with a time of 11.12. In the 200, Chritian Sourapas came in 6th with a personal best time of 22.70. Right behind him in 7th was Alex Jones in a time of 22.74. In the 400m, Alex set a new school record of 50.64 and qualified for the B finals. In the final event of the day, the 4x400 relay team of Nate Abernethy, Noah Gamboa, Ayman Mayberry, and Alex Jones qualified for the finals in a school record time of 3:29.88.
In the field events, Tanner Aiono came in 17th in the shot and discus. Senior, Colin Grey qualified for the final in the high jump with a height of 5’11”. The Lancers will compete in the CIF Finals this Saturday at Mt. Carmel High.
Our golf team qualified for the CIF Division 3 team championships last week with a 443-445 victory over Palo Verde. The will play in the CIF Championships on Tuesday, May 21 at Admiral Baker Golf Course.
The Lancers lost their final regular season game, 11-9, to Pacific Ridge. Sarah Schnell had a phenomenal game scoring 4 goals, Corinne Nixon scored 3 goals and Nancy Mendez put two more in the back of the net. Katie Kreitzer had 6 saves in goal, and Eva Scarano anchored the defense.
The Lancers played a hard fought game against Hilltop in the first round of the Division 1 play-offs on Wednesday, May 8. The goal scorers were Sarah Schnell (1), Maria Duong (1), Hannah Schneider (1) and Nancy Mendez (1). Katie Kreitzer made 8 saves in goal.
Girls' Lacrosse had a great season and would like to thank all of their fans and supporters! The coaches are proud of the team's effort, and will miss the seniors- Maria Duong, Caroline Feeney, Katie Kreitzer, Maggie McGregor, Eva Scarano, and Sarah Schnell. Best of luck and Congratulations!
We had our last surf contest on Saturday, May 11 at Oceanside Harbor, South Jetty. Our Francis Parker Surf Team beat the Coronado Surf Team in the team versus team competition. In the individual part of the contest, we had Jennifer Irving make it to the finals in both women's long board and short board. She placed 2nd in women's short board and 4th in women's long board. Her brother, Ryan Irving made it to the finals in men's long board where he placed 4th.
Our track and field teams competed in the Coastal Conference Finals at University City on Thursday, May 9. The teams had nine first place finishes and one meet record. Eighteen athletes qualified for the CIF Prelims which will be held on Saturday May 18 at Mt. Carmel.
On the boys’, side, Ayman Mayberry won the 100m in a meet record time of 11.01 and he came in second in the 200m with a time of 22.76. Alex Jones won the 400m in a fine time of 50.84. The Lancers 4x100m relay team of Ayman Mayberry, Alex Jones, Jonatahn Taylor, and Christian Sourapas won their race in a time of 43.77. The 4x400m relay team of Nate Abernethy, Noah Gamboa, Ayman Mayberry, and Alex Jones also won a close race nipping Calvin Christian at the wire in a time of 3:30.55. Tanner Aiono came in second in both the shot and discus. Colin Smith soared over 5’11” to win the high jump.
Sasha Stephens led the Lancer Girls on the track, winning convincingly in both the 100m and the 200m. Her time was 12.66 in the 100m and 25.73 in the 200m. Christina Clark came in second in the 400m in a time of 1:05.11. The 4x100m relay team of Anna Gamboa, Leia Mayberry, Emma Sheean, and Sasha Sthephens came in second in a time of 53.19.
Maya Jackson was the star of our field team winning both the shot put and the discus. She won the shot by over two feet with a through of 34’5”. Madison Gerace came in third in the discus. Good luck on Saturday!
Our tennis team opened the CIF Team Championships last Tuesday, May 7 with a 11-7 victory over San Dieguito Academy. Matthew Miller won his three sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-0. The doubles team of Andrew Smith and Nils Green was outstanding winning their three sets 6-3, 6-2, 7-6.
On Wednesday, the Lancers lost to eventual champion, LJCD 7-11. Matthew Miller again dominated the singles action, 6-0, 6-0, 6-2. Alex Morgan played well and won 2 of his 3 sets 6-3, 1-6, 7-6. Everett Waterman also won two of his three singles sets 6-3, 1-6, 7-6.
Matt, Alex, and Everett all qualified for the CIF Individual Championships.
Our golf team competed in the Coastal League Finals on Tuesday, May 7 at Lake San Marcos Country Club. Nahum Mendoza shot a 79 and became the Coastal League Player of the Year. Also competing for the Lancers were Connor Smith (86), Alex Wasserman (89), Patrick Riley (91), Charlie Haynes (92) and Chris Miyashira (92).
Our softball team completed their Coastal League season with perfect 8-0 record after their 2-1 victory over Horizon on Tuesday, May 7. Suzanna Tomey and Hannah Schauer were each 2 for 4 at the plate. Jackie Buechler pitched 8 innings and allowed three hits and one earned run. In addition, she had the game winning RBI in the 8th inning.
The Lancers ended the regular season ranked #3 in the county with a 19-2 overall record. They received the #1 seed into the Div. 4 playoffs which open up on Thursday, May 16.
The Lancers split their two games with The Rock Academy last week. On Wednesday, May 8, our team defeated the Warriors 3-0. Robert Mahoney went 2 for 4 at the plate with a triple and 2 RBI’s. Jake Wiegand and Mahoney combined to pitch seven innings of shutout ball.
On Friday, the Lancers honored their six seniors (Alex Clark, Robert Mahoney, Jake Glasser, Brad Tauber, Will Gaines, and Christian Jimenez) in a pre-game ceremony. The Lancers lost a well-played game 4-1 in a game played under the lights on Greenberg Field. Jake Glasser and Robert Mahoney each had two hits at the plate. Jake Glasser started the game on the mound and allowed two runs on four hits in 4 1/3 innings. Austin Rogers and Nate Glasser were strong in relief for the squad.
Our #1 seeded volleyball team opened the CIF playoffs with a 25-8, 25-19, 25-9 win over Foothills Christian. Bryce Fitzner had 12 kills in 16 swings. Middle blockers Alec Chambers and Jake Siegler each had 6 kills. Freshman, Cameron Burnett had 3 kills in 6 swings. Setter, David Nussbaum had 26 assists and 3 digs. Braden Salvati and Derek Polk were solid in serve receive. With the victory the Lancers improved their overall record to 21-6.
Our track and field team competed at the Coastal League Championships at University City High School on Thursday May 2. The boys won their second straight league title and the girls had many top finishes. On the day, four school records were broken and 31 medals wee garnered.
The boys' 4x100m relay team of Alex Jones, Christian Sourapas, Jonathan Taylor, and Ayman Mayberry started of the day by winning their race in an outstanding time of 43.68. Ayman went on to win the 100m in a school record time of 10.94 and 200m in a record breaking time of 22.68. Alex won the 400m in a time of 51.68. Ayman and Alex joined Nate Abernethy and Noah Gamboa in the 4x400m relay in a school record time of 3:30.14. Tanner Aiono won the silver medal in the shot put and the bronze in the discus. Finally, Colin Grey won the high jump with a leap of 5’11”.
On the girls’ side, Maya Jackson won the gold in both the shot and the discus. In the discus, she broke her school record by ten feet with a toss of 122’2”. Sasha Stevens came in first in both the 100m and the 200m. Her time of 12.57 is the second fastest in Parker history. Emma Moore won a silver in the 1600m and a bronze in the 3200m with a time of 13:08. Finally, the 4x400 relay team of Anna Gamboa, Taylor Salmons, Christina Clark and Nishon Tyler won in a time of 4:25.16
Our volleyball team improved their record to 20-6 with their two big wins last week over La Jolla and Cathedral. With the victories, the Lancers clinched the Western League title. Against the Vikings on Wednesday, May 1, the Lancers won a five game match, 15-12 in the fifth game. Bryce Fitzner led the hit parade with 14 kills. Middle blocker, Jake Siegler had 7 kills and 5 blocks. The other middle, Alec Chambers had 9 kills and 3 blocks. Connor Polk had 8 kills and 14 digs. Cooper Luvisa “The Human Backboard” was amazing on defense with 24 digs. David Nussbaum had 39 assists, 8 kills, and 13 digs.
On Friday, the Lancers defeated the Dons 25-14, 25-18, 25-20 to wrap up their league schedule with a 11-1 record. Bryce Fitzner again led the team in kills with 17. Jake Siegler had 7 kills in 17 swings and Alec Chamber had 6 kills in 10 swings. Rukman Thota led the Lancers with 9 digs. David Nussbaum, the air traffic controller of the Lancers high-flying attack had 35 assists.
Our softball team wrapped up the Coastal League championship last week with their wins over Bishops and Santa Fe Christian. On Tuesday, April 30, the Lancers defeated the Knights 10-0. Jackie Buechler was 2 for 2 with 4 RBI and 2 runs scored. In addition, she pitched five innings and allowed no runs for the victory. Sarah Reed was 3 for 3 at the plate and made some great plays in the field.
On Thursday, the Lancers defeated Santa Fe Christian 6-0. Suzanna Tomey was 3 for 4 with 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Carly Wallace went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Jackie Buechler pitched a one hit shutout.
The baseball team split their two games last week against Horizon. The Lancers lost to the Panthers, 6-5, on Wednesday, May 1. Jake Wiegand was 1 for 2 with an RBI. He also pitched 4 1/3 innings and gave up 7 hits. Alex Clark went 1 for 3 with an RBI. Hayden Hastings went 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored.
On Friday, the Lancers beat Horizon 7-1. Robert Mahoney went 2 for 4 with a RBI and a run scored. Hayden Hastings and Austin Rogers each had 2 hits at the plate. In addition, Austin pitched 4 1/3 innings and allowed just one hit and one run. Nate Glasser had a two RBI double.
On Wednesday, April 30, the Lancers defeated LJCD 10-6. Sarah Schnell, Corinne Nixon, Caroline Feeney, and Nancy Mendez each scored 2 goals. Single goals were scored by Maggie McGregor and Maria Duong. Katie Kreitzer was outstanding in goal for the Lancers making numerous great saves.
The Parker Swim team’s joint meet with La Jolla High and La Jolla Country Day was on Tuesday, April 30. Several personal best times were achieved. Jona Plevin swam in her first meet taking first place in the 50 free with Natalie Schmidt snatching second. Carter Gale broke his 30-second 50 free barrier with a 29.9 and a first place finish. The team ended their short season with some remarkable results at their meet against Bishop’s and Patrick Henry on May 2. Four swimmers came in first place in EVERY event in which they swam: Camille Considine (200 MR, 200 free, 200 FR, 50 back, 400 FR), Soren Hansen (200 MR, 50 free, 200 FR), Jona Plevin (200 MR, 50 fly, 100 free, 200 FR, 400 FR) and Natalie Schmidt (200 MR, 100 IM, 200 FR, 50 breast, 400 FR). Also reaching first place standings were Nadia Carrillo (400 FR), Carter Gale (50 breast, 400 FR), Justin Washabaugh (200 IM, 400 FR), Myles Kenny (400 FR), and Nick Valverde (400 FR). Sabrina Devereaux had two second place finishes in the 100 IM and 50 fly. The team looks forward to many more swimmers coming out next Spring!
On Wednesday, May 1, the Lancers defeated Ramona and Pacific Ridge. The Lancers shot 213 followed by Pacific Ridge at 220. Nahum Mendoza was the low score medalist shooting a three under par 33 at Riverwalk. Also contributing in the big win were Connor Smith, Chris Miyahira, Patrick Riley, Alex Wasserman, and Seth Golberg.
Our lacrosse team played two games last week. On Tuesday, April 30 the Lancers travelled to Pacific Ridge where they lost to the Firebirds. On Thursday, they defeated LJCD 8-7 in a well-played game. Antonio Mendez scored 4 goals and recovered 10 ground balls. Andres Gomez found the back of the net for 2 goals. Also scoring goals for the Lancers were Kevin Wellis and Burak Kiran. Andy Piacquadio led the team in assists with two. With one assist each were Eric Goicoechea, Burak Kiran, and David LeBaron. Arturo Alemany was stellar in goal with 10 saves.
Our softball team improved their record to 16-2 overall and 5-0 in the Coastal League after their 7-5 victory over LJCD on Thursday, April 25. With the win, the Lancers have a two game lead over LJCD in the Coastal League with three to play. Against the Torreys, Suzanna Tomey was 2 for 3 with a RBI and 2 runs scored. Jackie Buechler was 1 for 3 with 3 RBI’s and allowed just one earned run on the mound.
The Lancers ran their record to 18-6 and 9-1 in the Western League after their two wins last week over Cathedral Catholic and University City. The Lancers defeated the Dons (25-16,25-17,25-20) on Wednesday, April 24. Bryce Fitzner led the team with 14 kills. Middle blockers Alec Chambers and Jake Siegler each had 7 kills. Connor Polk had 5 kills, 13 digs and 14 service points. Libero, Cooper Luvisa also had 13 digs. Setter, David Nussbaum had 21 assists and 10 digs.
On Friday, the Lancers knocked-off Uni City (25-17,25-14,25-20). Bryce Fitzner had 13 kills in 22 swings and 3 blocks. Alec Chambers had 7 kills in 11 swings and neutralized the Centurions offensive attack at the net. Outside hitters Rukman Thota and Connor Polk combined for 9 kills in 18 swings. David Nussbaum had 32 assists, 8 digs, and ran the Lancer offense to a season best .448 hitting percentage.
Our baseball team split their two games with Santa Fe Christian last week. On Wednesday, April 24, they defeated the Eagles 1-0 to remain in a first place tie with LJCD in the Coastal League standings. Nate Glasser hit a walk off home run to win the game in the bottom of the seventh. Ryan Risse was 2 for 3 at the plate. Jake Wiegand was outstanding on the mound, pitching seven innings and allowing no runs.
On Friday, the Lancers lost a close one to the Eagles 4-2. Robert Mahoney was 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored. Nate Glasser was 1 for 3 with two RBI’s. Grant Shives and Austin Rogers combined to pitch 3+ innings and allowed no runs. The Lancers will be playing a home and home with Horizon this week.
Our Parker Swim Team went head-to-head with El Cajon Valley High School on Thursday, April 25. This was the first time in Parker history for a full team to compete at the varsity level in swimming. Our girls’ team won the meet 83-68! The Lancers were represented in every race and several swimmers placed first in their races: Natalie Schmidt (200 IM, 100 fly, 200 FR), Sabrina Devereaux (50 free, 200 FR), Soren Hansen (200/100 free, 200 FR), Jasmine Anklesaria (100 Breast), and Anne Sager (200 FR). On the boys’ side, Carter Gale (200 FR), Kian Bagheri (50 free, 200 FR, 100 back), Maurice Boyance (200 FR), and Nick Valverde (200 FR) all won their events. Great Job Parker Swim!
Our lacrosse team lost a tough game against Bishop’s on Thursday, April 25. The Lancer offense has made significant improvement since the last time they played the Knights. Hannah Schneider scored two goals. Also scoring goals were Caroline Feeney, Maria Duong, and Serena Romaya. Katie Kreitzer made 5 saves in goal for the Lancers.
The boys’ lacrosse team lost 8-4 to Santa Fe Christian last Thursday, April 25. Keenan Salvati, Kevin Wellis, Antonio Mendez, and Burak Kiran all scored goals for the Lancers. Andy Piacquadio assisted on two of the goals. Antonio Mendez and Eric Goicoechea led the team in ground balls recovered with six. Arturo Alemany made 8 saves in goal for the Lancers.
The Lancers improved their record to 15-2 with wins over Santa Fe Christian and Horizon last week. They defeated the Eagles 12-2 on Tuesday, April 16. Kennedy Kidd went 3 for 4 with 3 runs scored. Jordan Cantor was 1 for 1 with a double that drove in 3 runs. Hannah Schauer had 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Carlee Wallace continued her hot hitting with two more doubles and an RBI.
On Thursday, the Lancers ran their Coastal League record to 4-0 with a 7-4 victory over Horizon. Carlee Wallace was 3 for 3 with 4 RBI’s. The game was tied 4-4 and the bases were loaded when she hit a base clearing triple for the final score.
The Lancers split their two games with LJCD last week. On Wednesday, April 17 they defeated the Torreys 2-1. Jake Glasser was 1 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored. In addition, he struck out the final LJCD batter with the bases loaded to preserve the win for the Lancers. Jake Wiegand pitched 4.1 innings and allowed one earned run.
On Friday, the Lancers lost to the Torreys, 8-0 and remain tied for first place in the Coastal League standings.
The Lancers improved their overall record to 16-6 and 7-1 in the Western League with their wins over Mira Mesa and Scripps Ranch last week. On Wednesday, April 17, they defeated Mira Mesa 25-12, 25-16, 25-13. Quentin Chambers led the team with 12 kills in 18 swings. The quick swinging Connor Polk had 6 kills and 7 service points. Reece Salmons had 14 service points and 11 assists.
On Friday, the Lancers knocked off a very good Scripps Ranch team in five games, winning game five 15-7. Bryce Fitzner led the team with 16 kills. Connor Polk had 7 kills and was deadly at the service line with 16 points. Middle blockers, Quinten Chambers and Jake Siegler each had 7 kills and 3 blocks. Setter, David Nussbaum had 40 assists, 4 blocks, 6 kills and 9 service points. Finally, libero Cooper Luvisa had a team leading 12 digs.
Our boys’ and girls’ track teams both won their meets over LJCD and Bishop’s on Thursday, April 18. Sasha Stephens won the 100m and the 200m. In the 100m she had a fine time of 13.28. Christina Clark won the 400m in a time of 1:05.6 and Nishon Tyler won the 800m with a time of 2:38.42. In the 3200m Emma Moore won in a time of 13:26.84. Anna Gamboa was the first across the line in the 100m hurdles in a time of 19.04. Our girls also won both relays. In the 4x100m, they won by nearly 3 seconds over Bishop’s in a time of 55.40. In the 4x400 relay the Lancers won in a time of 4:23.68. Maya Jackson won the shot, discus, and came in second in the long jump.
On the boys’ side, Alex Jones won the 200m (23.81) and 400m (52.72). In the 200m, the Lancers swept the top six places. The boys won the 4x100m in a time of 45.11 and the 4x400m in a time of 3:40.16. Tanner Aiono won the shot (39’5) and the discus (115’10). Finally, Colin Grey the high jump (5’4) and the triple jump 37’5.
Our tennis team played two matches last week. On Tuesday, April 16, the Lancers lost to LJCD, 15-3. Matthew Miller was the lone victorious individual for our team. On Thursday, they lost a close match, 10-8 to Pacific Ridge. In singles action, Matthew Miller won all three of his sets and Everett Waterman won one of his sets. In doubles, Pedro Gallardo/Hamilton Southworth won two of her three sets. The doubles teams of Vishnu Polkala/Sebastion Fernandez and Nils Green/Andrew Smith each won one set.
Our team defeated Santa Fe Christian at Riverwalk Golf Course on Tuesday, April 16. Nahum Mendoza was the medalist at two under par. On Thursday, the Lancers tied LJCD 225-225 at Del Mar Country Club. The Torreys won the tie-breaker by having the lower scoring number six player.
Girls' Lacrosse met strong competition against Pacific Ridge and Santa Fe Christian last week. Although the team lost both teams, it is great to see each player's improvement and increased comfort with the game. Maria Duong led the Lancers netting three goals against Pacific Ridge.
Our Baseball team played three times last week. On Wednesday, April 10, the Lancers jumped out to a 11-0 lead against Bishop’s and hung on to win 12-10. Robert Mahoney was 4 for 4 with 3 runs scored. Alex Clark was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. Jake Wiegand was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI’s. In addition, he pitched five innings and allowed 5 hits and no earned runs. Finally, Jake Glasser had a double and 3 RBI’s.
On Friday, the Lancers travelled to Spanos Field where they defeated the Knights again, 11-3. Jake Wiegand was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI’s. Hayden Hastings and Nate Glasser each had an RBI and 2 runs scored. Alex Clark had a double and 2 RBI’s. Jake Glasser pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs for the win.
Finally, on Saturday, the Lancers travelled to Serra High (14-1) and lost 8-1. Hayden Hastings was 1 for 3 with an RBI. Pitchers Grant Shives, Xander Troutman, and Austin Rogers all got valuable experience on the mound. The Lancers will play LJCD on Wednesday and Friday this week.
In other baseball news, Nick Noonan 07, made the major league roster of the defending World Series Champion, San Francisco Giants. He went 3 for 5 in his first start and has three pinch hits. He is currently batting .500.
Our softball team had two big wins last week against Bishop’s and LJCD. On Tuesday, April 9, the Lancers defeated the Torreys 3-2. Carlee Wallace was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s. Jackie Buechler had an RBI and pitched seven innings, allowing just two runs.
On Thursday, the Lancers defeated Bishop’s 10-1. Carlee Wallace went 4 for 4 with 4 RBI’s and 4 runs scored. Rebecca Dvorak was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI’s. Jackie Buechler pitched seven innings and allowed no earned runs in the big win.
Our volleyball team improved their overall record to 14-6 with two big Western League wins last week. On Tuesday, April 9, the Lancers defeated La Jolla High 25-19, 20-25, 25-12, 22-25, 15-8. Bryce Fitzner led the offense with 16 kills and Rukman Thota had 13 kills. Connor Polk had 11 kills in 21 swings, 21 service points, and 10 digs. Jake Siegler continued his torrid hitting with 9 kills in 14 swings. Cooper Luvisa led the team with 17 digs and David Nussbaum had 52 assists.
On Friday, the Lancers defeated St. Augustines 25-22, 28-26, 25-18. Middle blocker, Alec Chambers had 12 kills in 25 attempts and 3 blocks. The other middle blocker Jake Siegler had 9 kills and 4 blocks. Bryce Fitzner had 10 kills. The Lancers played one of their best defensive games of the year with 73 total digs led by Cooper Luvisa with 20. Setter, David Nussbaum had 36 assists. The Lancers will be back on Hillgren Court, Friday against Scripps Ranch.
Our tennis team played three matches last week. On Tuesday April 9 the Lancers lost a close match, 10-8, to Pacific Ridge. Matthew Miller won his three singles sets and another point was picked up by singles player, Everett Waterman. Pedro Gallardo and Hamilton Southworth won two of their three singles sets.
On Wednesday, the Lancers defeated SF Christian 13-5 in a match that was moved from the previous week. #1 singles player Matthew Miller again swept his sets 6-1, 6-1, 6-0. Everett Waterman and Alec Morgan each won one set, 6-0. In doubles action, the teams of Vishnu Pokala/Sebastian Fernandez and Pedro Gallardo/Hamilton Southworth each swept their three sets. Nils Green/Andrew Smith won two of their three sets.
Finally, on Friday, the Lancers tied Bishop’s in sets 9-9 and won in games 84-81 for the victory. Matthew Miller and Everett Waterman each won two of three of their sets. Sebastian Fernandez/Vishnu Pokala and Hamilton Southworth/Pedro Gallardo each won two of their three doubles sets in the big win.
Our golf team won two matches last week over Horizon and Pacific Ridge. On Tuesday April 9, the Lancers defeated the Panthers 228-266. The low scorer was Connor Smith who shot his lowest score of the year. He was four over par at Carmel Mt. Ranch.
On Thursday, the Lancers defeated Pacific Ridge 226-230. The low scorer was Nahum Mendoza who was two over par.
Our girls played two games last week. On Tuesday, April 9 the Lancers lost at Bishop’s. On Thursday, the Lancers lost to LJCD 9-8.
On Tuesday, April 9, our Lacrosse team lost a close game to LJCD. On Thursday, they defeated Maranantha Christian, 12-8. Kevin Wellis and Keenan Salvati each found the back of the net for four goals. Andy Piacquadio had 8 assists in the big win.
In other lacrosse news, Malcolm McGregor '09 was chosen as a Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association Academic All-American. He is playing at Stanford who is currently ranked #8 in the country.
Track and Field
On Friday, April 12, our track and field team hosted Bishop’s and Calvin Christian at Clairmont High. The boys defeated Bishops 82-54 and Calvin 87-50. Our girls beat Bishop’s 82-39 and lost to Calvin 70-63.
Our boys swept the 100m with Ayman Mayberry won with a time of 11.37. He was followed closely by Christian Sourapas and Jonathan Taylor. In the 200m the Lancers again swept the event led by Alex Jones who ran a fine time of 23.08. He was followed by Ayman Mayberry and Christian Sourapas. Alex Jones won the 400m in a time of 52.34. Max Baez came in second in the 3200m with a time of 11:09. Andy Bickel placed second in the 110m hurdles in a time of 17.9.
The Lancer boys swept both relays. In the 400m relay the team of Alex Jones, Noah Gamboa, Nate Abernethy, and Ayman Mayberry finished with a time of 44.55 nearly two seconds faster than Bishop’s. The 1600m relay team won in a time of 3:39.3.
In the field events, the Lancers had the top four finishers in the shot and top five throwers in the discus. Tanner Aiono won the shot with a throw of 40’2.5 and the discus with a toss of 112’5. Robbie Giannella came in second in both events. Finally, Colin Grey won the high jump at a height of 5’10”.
In the girls’ events, Sasha Stevens won the 100m with a blazing time of 12.74 and Anna Gamboa came in second. The Lancers swept the 200m with Sasha Stephens coming in first followed by Leia Mayberry and Maya Jackson. Christina Clark came in second in the 400m. In the 1600m, Ali Oswald came in second with a time of 5:44.74 and Emma Moore won the 3200m in a time of 13:06. The 110m hurdles was won by Anna Gamboa. The 400m relay team of Sasha Stephens, Anna Gamboa, Emma Sheean, and Maya Jackson won in a time of 52.65.
Finally, Maya Jackson won the shot with a throw of 34’6 and the discus with a distance of 110’4.5. Madison Gerace came in third in the discus with a throw of 96’.
The Parker Swim Team joined Coronado and La Jolla High in their first meet of the season on April 11. Eleven swimmers competed in a number of the 23 events. Faring well in his events, which included the Varsity Men’s 500 meter freestyle race, was freshman Justin Washabaugh. Justin swam a 100 meter butterfly in 1 minute, 45 seconds. Sophomore Soren Hansen swam a 1-minute, 12-second 100 meter freestyle.
Relay teams competed in both the Men's and Women's 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free races. The Swim Team’s next meet will match Parker up with Bishop's and Saints on Wednesday, April 17 at the JCC at 3:30pm.
Our softball team ran their record to 11-2 with a 4-2 victory over Hilltop High on Wednesday, April 3. Jackie Buechler pitched seven strong innings and allowed just one earned run. In addition, she was 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored. Suzanna Tomey was 3 for 4 with 3 doubles. Finally, Carlee Wallace was 2 for 4 with a homerun.
Our baseball team played two games last week. On Tuesday, April 2, the Lancers lost to Serra on Greenberg Field. Nate Glasser went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Jonah Davis also was 2 for 3 with a triple and a run scored. Jonathan Vizcaino, Will Gaines, Nate Glasser, Jake Wiegand, and Ryan Risse all pitched for the Lancers.
On Thursday, they defeated Clairmont 9-2. Jonah Davis was 3 for 4 with 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Nate Glasser was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s and a run scored. Austin Rogers was 2 for 4 with an RBI and Robert Mahoney was 2 for 4 with two runs scored. Jake Glasser was on the mound. He allowed only four hits and two runs in seven innings for the victory.
Our lacrosse team played two games last week. After a loss early in the week to San Dieguito, the Lancers defeated Monte Vista 14-5 for their first victory of the year. Nancy Mendez was the leading scorer with 5 goals. Maria Duong found the back of the net for 4 goals and Hannah Ehrenfeldt scored three goals for the Lancers.
Boys’ Lacrosse played two matches last week. The Lancers lost a tough 4-2 game to a very good Valley Center team on Tuesday, April 2. Andy Piacquadio and Antonio Mendez each scored goals. In addition, Antonio led the team in ground balls recovered with nine and he won seven of eleven face-offs. Parker Zimmerman had an assist for the Lancers. On Saturday, the Lancers lost to Bishops. David LeBaron led the team in groundballs with six and Arturo Alemany made eight saves in goal.
The Lancers ran their record to 12-6 with two non-league wins last week. On Tuesday, April 2, the Lancers defeated Rancho Bernardo 25-17, 27-25, and 25-17. Bryce Fitzner had 11 kills and 3 blocks. Connor Polk had 6 kills, 14 digs, and 8 service points. Rukman Thota found the floor for 4 kills and was solid in serve receive. Cooper Luvisa had 23 digs and 5 service points. Finally, David Nussbaum had 18 assists and 11 service points.
On Friday, the Lancer travelled to Valhalla High where the Lancers knocked-off the Norsemen 25-17, 25-17, 25-19. Outside hitters Connor Polk, Rukman Thota, Cameron Burnett, and Braden Salvati had their best match of the year. Freshman setter, Reece Salmons had 6 assists and 3 kills. Middle blockers Jacob Siegler and Raphie Cantor were instrumental at the net and at the service line. The Lancers will be back on Hillgren Court on Friday, April 12 for a pivotal Western League encounter with St. Augustines.
Our golf team had just one match last week. On Monday, April 1, the Lancers lost a close match to Bishops 214 to 206. Nahum Mendoza was the low scorer shooting two under par at the La Jolla Country Club. Nahum has been real hot as of late. He is seven under par for the last three matches he has played.
Track and Field
Track had no meets last week, but will be back in action on Friday, April 12 in their first home meet (at Clairemont) of the season
Softball Our softball team ran their record to 8-0 with six big wins last week. In the process they beat a ranked Fallbrook team to win the Madison Warhawk Tournament. The week started off on Monday, March 11 with a 3-1 victory over Helix. Tuesday, the Lancers beat High Tech 17-0. Jackie Buechler and Carly Wallace each had 6 RBI’s in the game. On Wednesday, the Lancers defeated three time defending CIF Champion Mater Dei, 4-2. Carly Wallace and Suzanna Tomey each had 2 RBI’s. On Thursday, Rebecca Dvorak was 3 for 3 with 3 RBI’s and Sarah Ogle had 4 RBI’s in the Lancers 16-0 victory over Mission Vista. Saturday morning, the Lancers defeated Coronado in the tournament semi-finals 5-0. Carly Wallace and Natalie Contreras were both 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored. Finally, Saturday afternoon, the Lancers defeated Fallbrook 5-3 to win the championship. Carly Wallace was 3 for 4 with a double, triple and 2 runs scored. For the week, Jackie Buechler was 14 for 21 with 5 doubles and 2 home runs. On the mound, she picked up five victories and allowed no earned runs all week. She finished the tournament with 24 strikeouts with only one walk. She was chosen as the Warhawk Tournament MVP.
Baseball Our baseball team played two games last week. On Tuesday, March 12 the Lancers lost a tough 5-2 game to a very good St. Augustine team. Nate Glasser and Jonah Davis each had one hit for the squad. Jake Wiegand was solid on the mound, allowing just five hits and one earned run in seven innings.
On Thursday, the Lancers defeated Chula Vista 4-1. Jonah Davis and Alex Clark each had three hits. Austin Rodgers had three RBI’s. Jake Glasser pitched eight innings allowing only 2 hits and one earned run. The Lancers are currently 2-3 overall.
Track Our track team competed at the Crusader Classic on Friday, March 15. Running events were all relays and the Lancers had many of the top split times. In the boys 100m, Jonathon Taylor and Christian Sourapas had the top two times. In the girls’ 100m, Anna Gamboa and Emma Sheean had the top two times. In the boys’ 200m the fastest split times were turned in by Daven Horne Noah Gamboa and Nate Abernethy. Taylor Salmons had the second fastest time in the 200m for the girls. In the 400m Alex Jones had a split time of 54.0 and Ayman Mayberry ran a 57.0. Paulo Cruz ran the fastest 200m with a time of 2:21. In the girls’ 1600m Ali Oswald had the second fastest time of 6:09. Cecilia Smith ran a 20.3 split time in the 100m hurdles. Maya Jackson tossed the shot 34’9 and Madison Gerace slung the discus 94’1 to win their events.
Surfing Our surfing team competed on Sunday, March 17 at La Jolla Shores. Jennifer Irving made it to the finals in both the womens’ long board and short board. She finished 3rd in long board and 5th in short board. Great Job Jennifer!
Tennis Our tennis team won both of their matches last week. The Lancers defeated Tri-City 18-0. Singles players Matthew Miller, Alec Morgan, and Hamilton Southworth each won their three sets 6-0. In doubles, Vishnu Pokala/Sebastian Fernandaz, Nils Green/Andrew Smith, and Daniel Du/Pedro Gallardo swept all of their sets.
The Lancers squeaked out a 10-8 victory over Mater Dei. Matthew Miller beat the Crusaders #1 player 7-6 and their #3 player, 6-0. Alex Morgan won one set 6-2 and Hamilton Southworth won a crucial 7-6 tiebreaker. All three of our doubles teams won two of their three sets.
Volleyball Our volleyball team is 3-3 after their six matches last week. On Tuesday, March 12, the Lancers lost 3-1 to Uni City. Rukman Thota led the team in kills with 13 and Jake Siegler had 10 kills. Setter, Reece Salmons had 23 assists. On Wednesday, the Lancers knocked off defending CIF Champion, St. Augustine three games to two. Bryce Fitzner returned to the line-up and provided much needed offense with 17 kills. Jake Siegler had 8 kills and Alec Chambers had 7. Defensively, Rukman Thota led the team with 21 digs while libero, Cooper Luvisa, had 19. Connor Polk was outstanding in serve receive.
On Friday and Saturday the Lancers played in the Orange County Championships at Fountain Valley High School. On Friday they beat Los Alamitos, 2-1 winning the third game 15-12. Bryce Fitzner again led the team with 9 kills and 4 blocks. Middle blockers Alec Chambers and Jacob Siegler combined for 9 kills in 18 attempts. Setter David Nussbaum had 24 assists and 10 digs. Next up was El Dorado who the Lancers defeated 2-1. Rukman Thota led the offense with 5 kills in 10 swings and Alec Chambers had 3 kills in 3 swings. Reece Salmons was the game changer at the service line scoring 10 points while serving. Connor Polk had 10 digs.
On Saturday, the Lancers lost 26-24, 26-24 to a very strong San Jaun Hills team. Bryce Fitzner had 9 kills and Alec Chambers had 8 kills in 14 swings. Conner Polk had 8 service points and 8 digs. The Lancers lost their final match to JSerra the eventual tournament champion. Bryce Fitzner had 8 kills and Jacob Siegler had 5 kills in 6 swings. Rukman Thota had 9 service points. David Nussbaum had 17 assists and 3 blocks. Cooper Luvisa was outsanding on defense with 11 digs.
on Tuesday March 19 at 12:28PM
Our softball team started off their season with two big wins last week over Orange Glen and Mt. Miguel. Against Orange Glenn on Monday, March 4, the Lancers pounded out 31 hits in their 20-0 victory. Leading the way was Jackie Buechler who was 5 for 5 with 5 RBI’s. She allowed just one hit and had 11 strikeouts to pickup the victory. Natalie Contreras was 4 for 5 with a homerun and 2 RBI’s. Sarah Ogle was 3 for 3 with 3 RBI’s and Kennedy Kidd was also 3 for 3 with 3 runs scored. Finally, Suzanna Tomey was 2 for 2 with 4 RBI’s.
On Friday, the Lancers defeated Mt. Miguel 18-2. Carly Wallace was 2 for 2 with a double, triple, and 3 RBI’s. Jackie Buechler was 2 for 2 with 3 RBI’s. Suzanna Tomey was 2 for 3 with 4 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. Finally, Kennedy Kidd was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and 3 runs scored.
Our baseball team had two games last week. On Tuesday, March 5, the Lancers defeated University City 6-2. Freshman Hayden Hastings was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s. Jake Glasser went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Jonathon Vizcaino and Jake Wiegand each went 1 for 2 with a RBI and a run scored.
On Thursday, the Lancers travelled to Mission Bay High where the Lancers lost a hard fought battle 7-5. Jonah Davis was 2 for 4 with a RBI and run scored. Robert Mahoney went 1 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBI’s. Grant Shives pitched two strong innings of one hit, shutout ball.
Last Tuesday, March 5, our team lost 12-6 to St. Augustines. Freshman Matt Miller won his three singles sets 6-4,6-3, and 6-0. Also scoring a point in singles were Everett Waterman (6-1) and Alec Morgan (6-3). In doubles action, the team of Vishnu Pokala and Sebastian Fernandez won a set (6-3).
on Wednesday March 13 at 09:58AM
On Tuesday, February 26, the Lancers travelled to Coronado in the CIF semi-finals. The Lancers prevailed over the Islanders 2-1 and with the victory advanced to the CIF championship game. After outplaying the Islanders for most of the first half, the Lancers went down 1-0 early in the second half. Our girls quickly answered on a goal by Elisa Martinez. The Lancers scored the game winner on a rebound shot by Sasha Stephens with five minutes left on the clock.
The Lancers finished their season with a 2-1 loss to Bishop’s in the CIF championship game on Saturday, March 2. It was a hard fought, well played game by both teams. The Lancers jumped out to an early1-0 lead on an outstanding goal by Elisa Martinez off a nice pass from Sasha Stephens. The major momentum switch occurred right before the end of the first half when Bishop’s goalie made a terrific save on a point blank shot from the Lancers and then immediately took the ball the length of the field to tie the score. The Knights scored what turned out to be the game winner on a well-placed free kick halfway through the second half. The Lancers fought valiantly the rest of the game but could not find the back of the net. The Lancers finished the season with a 17-8 overall record and a Coastal League championship.
Our basketball team finished their season with a 16-12 record after their 49-43 CIF semifinal loss to Mater Dei on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Evan Fitzner led the team in scoring with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Andrew Cross had 11 points, 6 steals and 2 assists. Bryce Fitzner had 8 points and 5 rebounds. Khaleel Jenkins had 7 assists and Paulo Cruz hit two three pointers in the first quarter to help the Lancers jump out to a 14-11 first quarter lead.
Our baseball team opened up their season with a 6-1 loss to San Marcos on Friday, March 1 on Greenberg Field. Freshman, Austin Rogers went 2 for 3. Jonah Davis scored the lone run and Jake Wiegand had the RBI for the Lancers.