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Accomplished Rancho Santa Fe golfer verbally commits to attend Brown University in 2015

Rancho Santa Fe golfer Sasha Banks has committed to attend Brown University in 2015. Courtesy photo

Rancho Santa Fe golfer Sasha Banks has used her talent on the greens to secure a promising next round — the 17-year-old recently verbally committed to attend Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island) in 2015.

Sasha plays on the boys’ golf team at her high school, Escondido Charter High School, and was the captain and MVP of the team this year. She is a member of the USA Junior National Team and plays on the American Junior Golf Association Tour.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Just two days after Cathedral Catholic was eliminated from the playoffs, the Dons remained very much alive in the national high school baseball conversation.

Left-handed Dons pitching standout Brady Aiken was tapped by the Houston Astros as the No. 1 overall pick in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft on June 5.

Aiken helped lead the Dons to within one victory of a San Diego Section Open Division championship game appearance.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Torrey Pines defeated West Hills 5-4 in a first-round Open Division playoff game on May 24 that went eight innings.

The Falcons scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning on Shelbianne Evans’ walk-off home run.

Emma Wong had three hits and two RBI and Xstaviana

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Santa Fe Christian clinched a league championship and closed in on perfection with a 9-3 Coastal League South victory over Francis Parker on May 14.

With the victory, the Eagles moved to within two wins of a perfect league season.

Dillon Paulson led the Eagles offensively with two hits including a home run on five RBI.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Torrey Pines split a two-game Palomar League series with Poway.

The Falcons won the first game 5-3 on May 7 but lost the second game 4-3 two days later.

James Rutledge and Matthew Mullen each had two hits to lead the Falcons in the first game.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Canyon Crest Academy extended its winning streak to eight games as the Ravens defeated Mission Hills 9-8 in a Palomar League game on

The victory followed an 8-1 win against Rancho Bernardo in a Palomar League game on April 30.

Katie Carlson had three Alexa Carter scored two goals and had two assists to lead the Ravens.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Torrey Pines took a best-of-three Palomar League series from Mt. Carmel in dramatic fashion, as Jake Singer hit a home run in the Falcons’ last at-bat of a 2-1 nine-inning game on April 26.

The victory completed a doubleheader sweep, with the Falcons winning the first game 8-2.

The Falcons bounced back from a 3-2 loss in the series opener on April 24.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Canyon Crest Academy went 2-1 in the San Diego Lions tournament.

The Ravens opened with a 3-1 victory over Brawley on April 14 and defeated Tamalpais of Mill Valley (Marin County) 17-10 the next day. They lost their tournament finale to Santana 3-0 on April 16.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Santa Fe Christian defeated Escondido Charter 11-0 in a nonleague game on April 10 for its sixth straight win.

The victory followed a 2-1 win against Calvary Christian two days earlier in a game that went eight innings.

Rancho Santa Fe sports update

Cathedral Catholic improved to 3-0 in the City Conference Tournament as the Dons defeated Madison 16-1 on March 28 for their fifth straight win.

The Dons opened the tournament with a 5-2 victory over Mission Bay on March 24 and defeated University City 6-0 two days later.

Griffen Case had three hits including a double and a home run and five RBI to lead the Dons in the Madison game.

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