Week in Sports
By Gideon Rubin
Cathedral Catholic was scored on in the first half of a game for the first time in six weeks, but that didn’t slow down the Dons very much at all as they extended their winning streak to five games with a decisive 28-3 Eastern League victory over Lincoln on Oct. 28.
Since experiencing a 48-14 nonleague loss to Helix on Sept. 16 – the largest margin they’ve lost by in at least five years – the Dons have outscored their opponents by a combined 144-10 over their last five games.
J.J. Stavola rushed for 132 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Dons, and quarterback Garrett Bogart was 7 for 15 passing for 150 yards.
Andrew Pascale caught three passes for 120 yards.
The Dons took 7-0 lead in the first quarter on Bogart’s scoring run from the 1.
Lincoln scored on a 27-yard field goal in the second quarter to make it 7-3.
Stavola scored from the 3 to give the Dons a 14-3 cushion going into the intermission.
The Dons stretched their lead to 21-3 on Stavola’s scoring run from the 1 late in the third quarter. Then Stavola scored on a 60-yard run early in the fourth quarter to break the game open.
Kyle Davis led the Dons defensively with six tackles and 2.5 sacks, and Casey Palid added seven tackles.
The Dons still haven’t allowed a touchdown in the first half since the Helix game.
They improved to 3-0 in league and 7-1 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines defeated Ramona 21-10 in a Palomar League game on Oct. 28.
The Falcons won for the third time in four games as they won at home for the first time in four tries.
Andrew Perkins rushed for 136 yards on 13 carries and Andrew Fargo rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries to lead a Falcons ground offense that combined for 312 yards.
Falcons quarterback Andrew Perkins was five for seven passing for 117 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions.
The Falcons improved to 2-1 in league and 4-4 overall for the season.
Santa Fe Christian extended its winning streak to seven games as the Eagles broke open a one-point lead at halftime, scoring four touchdowns in a decisive third quarter of a 48-34 Coastal League victory over Christian.
Tony Miro rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries to lead the Eagles, and quarterback Connor Moore contributed a 40-yard touchdown pass to Grant Lucier.
Hunter Vaccaro led the Eagles defensively with 14 tackles, and Moore added 13 tackles.
The Eagles improved to 3-0 in league and 7-1 overall for the season.
San Diego Jewish Academy defeated Calvin Christian 42-28 in a Pacific League game on Oct. 27.
Lions quarterback Micah Weinstein was 12 for 17 passing for 239 yards with three touchdowns and one interception.
Jeremy Danzig rushed for 135 yards on 14 carries and caught five passes for 123 yards, combining for three touchdowns.
Weinstein also rushed for 51 yards on nine carries.
Jose Mizrachi led the Lions defensively with 15 tackles. Jake Posnock contributed 14 tackles and Ethan Laser added 10 tackles
The Lions improved to 2-2 in league and 4-2 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines won the North County Conference Golf Tournament in decisive fashion as the defending state champions placed four golfers among the top five.
The Falcons shot a combined 740 over the two day tournament (Oct. 26-27) on the 18-hole par-72 course at Escondido Country Club.
The Falcons finished 94 strokes ahead of their nearest Palomar League rival (Rancho Bernardo), and 89 strokes ahead of Carlsbad, which placed second.
Torrey Pines standout Hee Wook Choi placed first overall, shooting a combined 143. She was 1-under-par on the first day, and shot an even par on the second day.
Minjia Luo shot a combined 145, firing a 1-under-par the second day after shooting a 74 on the first day.
Jennifer Peng shot a combined 147 to place third, and Sarah Cho placed fifth with a combined 150.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Mission Vista 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-14) in a Valley League game on Oct. 26.
Katie McAllister led the Ravens with 16 kills and Lacey Knutilla added 10 kills. Setter Carly Rasmussen had 23 assists.
The Ravens improved to 6-1 in league.
Torrey Pines defeated St. Francis of Mountain View (Santa Clara County) 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 15-12) in a nonleague Santa Barbara tournament game on Oct. 29.
Savannah Rennie led the Falcons with 14 kills.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Army-Navy 17-3 in a Valley league game on Oct. 26.
Matteo Lanza-Billetta had six goals to lead the Ravens, and John Guess added five goals.
The Ravens improve to 6-0 in league and 8-2 overall for the season.