Sports

  • April 19: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...

  • New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    New culture brings new success to CCA baseball

    Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.

  • April 12: Week in Sports

    April 12: Week in Sports

    The Torrey Pines High School girls lacrosse team scored 17 points and held the visiting Del Norte Warriors to 9 in the Falcons non-league win on April 3. Mia Kohn controls the ball in the victory for the 9-2 Lady Falcons, CIF champions for the last two years.

  • Canyon Crest varsity baseball team wins NCC Championship

    Canyon Crest varsity baseball team wins NCC Championship

    The Canyon Crest Academy varsity baseball team is off to a great start this year with a 13-4 record. On Friday, April 6, the Ravens won the North County Tournament, defeating El Camino in the Premier Division championship game with a final score of 10-3.

  • RSF rider wins championships at Carousel Charity Horse Show

    RSF rider wins championships at Carousel Charity Horse Show

    Rancho Santa Fe’s Henry Reif, 15, recently had a strong showing at the American Saddlebred Association of Arizona’s Carousel Charity Horse Show in Scottsdale, Ariz. With horse A Lasting Legacy, Henry was named Junior Exhibitor Five Gaited Champion and Grand Champion; Regal’s Promoter and Henry...

  • April 5: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy lost to San Ysidro 5-3 in the Lions Club Tournament championship game on May 29. The loss snapped a seven-game Ravens winning streak. CCA starter Jordan Goldmann, who took the loss, struck out three and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk. The...

  • Fifteen-year-old Rivera shines on links for Falcons

    Fifteen-year-old Rivera shines on links for Falcons

    Should one call Torrey Pines freshman golfer Jackson Rivera a prodigy? Let’s examine some of the evidence. He got his first golf lesson at age 4 and later played his first round of golf at Heartwell Park in Long Beach (the same course where Tiger Woods started), was in the Junior World Championships...

  • March 29: Week in Sports

    March 29: Week in Sports

    Canyon Crest Academy improved to 3-0 in the North County Classic tournament as the Ravens defeated Valley Center 7-0 on March 23.

  • Torrey Pines girls swim team wins at Mission Viejo

    Torrey Pines girls swim team wins at Mission Viejo

    Team is aiming for 9th straight CIF crown

  • March 22: Week in Sports

    March 22: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Torrey Pines defeated Santa Fe Christian 2-1 in a Kendra Couch Classic tournament game on March 13 that went 13 innings. The game featured solid pitching from both teams. Falcons starter Joe Magrisi threw five innings of two-hit ball. He allowed one unearned run. Matthew Schlesener, who...

  • March 1: Week in Sports

    Boys basketball: Torrey Pines extended its winning streak to 18 games as the No. 2-seeded Falcons defeated No. 7 La Jolla Country Day 92-66 in an Open Division playoff quarterfinal on Feb. 23. Finn Sullivan had 32 points and nine rebounds and Michael Pope had 30 points to lead the Falcons. Bryce...

  • Acosta, Elsom and Metz took CCA basketball to the next level

    Acosta, Elsom and Metz took CCA basketball to the next level

    The trajectory of the Canyon Crest Academy boys basketball program changed in September of 2014 when Aaron Acosta, Tyler Elsom and MJ Metz first stepped foot on campus as freshman.

  • Torrey Pines cagers storm into CIF semi-finals

    Torrey Pines cagers storm into CIF semi-finals

    Powered by senior Finn Sullivan’s 20 first quarter points, Torrey Pines jumped all over visiting La Jolla Country Day from the opening tip and romped to a 92-66 CIF Open Division Quarterfinal victory Friday night.

  • First round upsets leave CIF soccer brackets in disarray

    First round upsets leave CIF soccer brackets in disarray

    So much for the statistics, numbers and expertise that go into creating the power rankings used to select and seed the eight teams for the 2018 Open Division brackets for girls and boys soccer.

  • Feb. 22: Week in Sports

    Feb. 22: Week in Sports

    Girls soccer: Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 4-0 in a Avocado League West finale for both teams on Feb. 16. Freshman Karly Reeves scored two goals and Kate Thomas and Jordan Rowell each had one goal. Tatum Lenain, Chloe Gallo and Alexa Wallace each had one assist. The victory followed a...

  • New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    As a result of the North County Conference’s (NCC) recent biennial league alignment review, San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School, both growing forces in the San Diego prep athletic universe, will be switching from the Avocado League East to the Avocado League West.

  • Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    CIF San Diego Section Playoffs begin this week in boys’ and girls’ basketball and soccer and Torrey Pines figures prominently in three of the eight-team Open Division brackets. 

  • Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    The Horizon Prep basketball team clinched the Pioneer League Championship on Monday, Feb. 12 with a 49-10 win over CCPAA (Children’s Creative and Performing Arts Academy) at home. The Lions are heading into CIF San Diego Division V playoff with a winning streak of eight games. Under the leadership...

  • RSF resident launches innovative new golf app

    RSF resident launches innovative new golf app

    With his new mobile app, Rancho Santa Fe resident Pascal Stolz is hoping to get more people hitting the greens more often, playing as many holes as they can on their own time. As time is at a premium for many Americans, Stolz said one of the biggest obstacles golfers face is finding the hours to...

  • Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Boys basketball: The amazing winning streak continues. Torrey Pines won its 15th straight game and its 51st league game going back to 2013 as the Falcons defeated Carlsbad 73-54 in an Avocado League West game on Feb. 9. Bryce Pope led the Falcons with 23 points. His twin brother Michael Pope scored...

  • Feb. 1: Week in Sports

    Feb. 1: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines extended its winning streak to 10 games as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 69-50 in an Avocado League West game on Jan. 26.

  • CCA girls water polo team wins Cougar Invitational

    CCA girls water polo team wins Cougar Invitational

    The Canyon Crest Academy girls water polo team won 1st place in the Cougar Invitational Jan. 27 beating Bonita Vista 9-4 in the final. CCA is Div. 2 and now ranked 5th. This is the first tournament victory in school history for the girls water polo team.

  • Canyon Crest grinds out two conference victories

    Canyon Crest grinds out two conference victories

    Finals week is tough at most high schools but at Canyon Crest Academy, one of the top academic high schools in the nation, according to US News and World Report, it is especially challenging. Perhaps playing a bit fatigued due to finals, the Ravens were able to notch two tight wins against conference...

  • Jan. 19: CCA and TPHS basketball and soccer teams go head to head

    Jan. 19: CCA and TPHS basketball and soccer teams go head to head

    For local prep sports fans, it was a busy five and a half hours last Friday, Jan., 19, afternoon/evening on the 2.8-mile corridor of Del Mar Heights Rd. between Torrey Pines High School and Canyon Crest Academy. The two local athletic titans battled it out in four different sports (boys’ & girls’...

  • TPHS girls soccer team's win over Carlsbad moves them back to league's top spot

    TPHS girls soccer team's win over Carlsbad moves them back to league's top spot

    Torrey Pines Head Coach Martyn Hansford said “character, guts and determination” were the qualities responsible for winning Wednesday night’s showdown between the two top-ranked girls’ soccer teams in San Diego.

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