Our team won four of five games in the Sweetwater Tournament during the holiday break. They opened the tournament with a loss to Helix on Saturday, December 17. The Lancers then rolled to four straight victories to win the consolation championship. On Tuesday, 12/20, the Lancers jumped out to a 31-9 halftime lead before ultimately defeating Valhalla, 56-31. Giselle Alota went 12 for 20 from the floor and ended up with 29 points, 11 steals, and 5 assists. Sophia Galdamez pulled down 10 rebounds.
On Wednesday, 12/21, the Lancers again cruised to an easy victory this time over Southwest 78-14. Five Lancers scored in double figures. Giselle Alota finished with 13 points and 7 assists. Jula Harrington had 12 points and 6 rebounds. Meredith Wiggins, Mackenzie Parker, and Sophia Galdamez each ended up with 10 points. Emily Morfoot contributed 7 points and 5 assists.
On Thursday, the Lancers continued their winning ways with a 57-21 victory over Sweetwater. Sophia Galdamez led the team with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Emily Morfoot also had 14 points. On Friday, the Lancers clinched the consolation title with a 60-53 victory over Morse. Giselle Alota finished with 22 points, 6 assists, and 4 steals. Meredith Wiggins was 6 for 6 from the field and ended up with 18 points. Sofia Carrillo led the team in rebounds with 13. Giselle Alota was chosen to the all tournament team.
The Lancers will be back in action on Monday, January 2, in the Sweetwater Tournament.
Our Girls Soccer team is 6-3-3 after their four games in the Tartan Soccer Tournament @ St. Margaret’s in South Orange County. The Lancers opened the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Cabrillo on Wednesday, December 28. Goals were scored by Emily Bowden and Lauren Washington. Charlotte Schmidt had an assist. On 12/29, the Lancers rolled to a 6-0 victory over Animo Leadership. Lakme Caceres, Claire Struyk, Emily Bowden, Sophia Gamboa, Lily Hunt, and Lauren Washington all scored goals in the big win. Claire Struyk, Jeyan Kirtay, and Lauren Washington each had an assist.
On Friday, the Lancers tied Pasadena Poly 0-0. Goalkeeper, Kaelie Thomas made 9 saves in the shutout tie. Finally, the Lancers wrapped up the tournament with a 3-2 loss to Viewpoint. Goals were scored by Jeyan Kirtay and Emily Bowden. Lauren Washington had an assist.
The Lancers will return to Lauer Field on Wednesday, January 4, at 6pm for their game with Morse.
Our team is 5-1-2 after their 2-2 tie with Southwest on Friday, December 30. Santiago Morera and Henry Diamond Pott each scored a goal for the Lancers. Eric Brown had an assist. The Lancers will host Cathedral Catholic on Thursday, January 5 at 6pm. This promises to be an exciting game matching two talented teams. The Dons are currently 3-1-3 with a big win over La Costa Canyon.
Our Boys Basketball team is 6-3 after going 3-1 in the Tri-City Christian Tournament. On Tuesday, December 27, the Lancers won a nailbiter, 75-73 over Apple Valley Christian to open the tournament. Matt Brady led the Lancers with 27 points. His brother, Jack Brady finished with 17 points. Alec White had 12 points and led the team in rebounds. On Wednesday, the Lancers lost a tight game, 55-50 to St. Margaret’s. Matt Brady had 18 points and Jack Brady had 12.
Later that day the Lancers defeated Guajome Park, 51-47. Matt Brady again led the scoring with with 18 points. Alex White and Jacob Jovien each had 10 points. The Lancers finished the tournament in fifth place with a 51-27 victory over Pilibos from Los Angeles. Alec White finished with 23 points and Matt Brady had 11points.
The Lancers will open the Pacific Ridge Tournament with a 6:30pm game against Escondido Adventist Academy on Tuesday, January 3.
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Congratulations to Brooke Trossen who was chosen as the UT’s Academic Captain for Girls Cross Country.