Rancho Santa Fe Weekly Sports Update
By Gideon Rubin
Oceanside defeated Torrey Pines 35-0 in an Open Division playoff game on Nov. 15.
The Falcons lost for the third straight time as they fell to 6-5 overall for the season.
The Falcons at one point were 6-2 after winning six consecutive games.
Cathedral Catholic (8-2) had a first round bye in the Division I playoffs. The Dons will play host to Olympian (8-3 on Nov. 21.
Santa Fe Christian (6-4) had a first round bye in the Division III playoffs. The Eagles will play San Marcos (7-4) on Nov. 22.
Torrey Pines defeated Cathedral Catholic 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-16) in an Open Division quarterfinal match on Nov. 16.
Reily Buechler had 15 kills to lead the Falcons and Savannah Rennie added 12 kills.
The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 30-3.
The Dons fell to 16-15.
Canyon Crest Academy lost to Francis Parker 3-2 (25-20, 12-25, 25-20, 22-25, 15-11) in an Open Division quarterfinal on Nov. 16.
The Ravens fell to 20-12.
Santa Fe Christian defeated San Pasqual 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-23) in a second round Division III playoff match on Nov. 15.
The victory followed a 3-0 win (25-13, 25-16, 25-13) against Mission Hills two days earlier.
The Eagles improved to 14-16 overall for the season.
San Diego Jewish Academy lost to El Capitan 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-19) in a second round Division V playoff game on Nov. 14.
The loss followed a 3-0 win (25-16, 25-13, 25-10) against Madison in a first round playoff game two days earlier.
The win was the Lions’ seventh in nine matches.
Sara Chitlik had nine kills and Madison Spiegel had eight kills to lead the Lions against El Capitan.
Lions setter Savanna Lurie contributed 16 assists.
Chitlik had 13 kills and Spiegel added nine kills to lead the Lions against Madison.
Lurie had 30 assists.
The Lions fell to 15-5 overall for the season.
Cathedral Catholic defeated Santa Fe Christian 20-6 in a second round Division III playoff game on Nov. 16.
Jordan Colina and Erik Siegel each scored four goals to lead the Dons.
Bennett Royce scored three goals in defeat for the Eagles.
Santa Fe Christian defeated Del Norte in a first round playoff game on Nov. 13.
Royce scored five goals to lead the Eagles and Brennan Epps added three goals.
Eagles goalie Jack Atkinson contributed 14 saves.
The Eagles fell to 16-17 overall for the season.
Cathedral Catholic defeated Mt. Carmel 4-0 in a first round playoff game on Nov. 16.
Kira Williamson had two goals to lead the Dons and Madison Marshall and Madi Kuperman each added one goal.
Dons goalie Abi Grosse was credited with the shutout.
The Dons improved their overall record for the season to 15-11.
Torrey Pines defeated Westview 3-0 in a Palomar League game on Nov. 13.
The Falcons broke open a scoreless deadlock in the second half as Madi Coughlin, Madison Cohen and Alie Zimmer each scored one goal.
Falcons goalie Grace Trupe was credited with the shutout. She had four saves.
The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 19-5.
Torrey Pines took first place in the Southern California Regional finals on Nov. 14.
The Falcons finished with a combined 364 score on the 18-hole par-72 course at Golf Club at Rancho California.
Muni He was the individual champion. She shot a 68 and won a one-hole playoff with San Pasqual’s Haley Moore to win the title.
Other top performers for Torrey Pines were Jennifer Peng, who shot a 74, and Georgia Lacey and Sung Eun Park, who contributed 75 and 79 scores, respectively.
Torrey Pines standout Tal Braude took first place in the Palomar League finals on Nov. 16.
Braude ran the rugged 3-mile course at Kit Carson Park in 15 minutes and 39 seconds, more than six seconds faster than his closest competitor.
Torrey Pines and Westview tied for second place with 47 points, one point behind Mt. Carmel, which won the title with 46 points.
In the girls’ circuit, Jacqueline Garner placed fifth overall, clocking a 16:34 on the 3-mile course at Kit Carson Park. Garner finished 11 seconds behind the winner, Rancho Barnardo’s Nia Akins.