Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe and Solana Beach



La Costa Canyon heads into the playoffs with a head of steam.

The Mavericks concluded regular season play with a 16-4 Avocado League victory over El Camino on May 17.

The victory extended their winning streak to 14 games.

Brandon Bay went 3-for-4 with two homers and six RBI to lead the Mavericks.

Mickey Moniak added three hits and three RBI and Reed Labar contributed a solo home run.

The Mavericks improved to 14-1 in league and 23-5 overall for the season.

Cathedral Catholic exacted a measure of revenge against Mira Mesa with an 8-0 Eastern League victory on May 19 in a regular season finale for both teams.

Dons starter Connor Lunn struck out eight batters and allowed two walks in five shutout innings of two-hit ball to lead the Dons.

Relievers Sam Miller and Brendan Mascle combined for two scoreless innings of no-hit ball in which they combined for four strikeouts.

Kai Walter, Wyatt Hoffman and Cole Mueller each had two hits to lead the Dons and Jacob Allred added one hit and two RBI.

Mira Mesa handed the Dons a 3-0 league loss on May 9.

The Dons improved to 8-4 in league and 21-9 overall for the season.

San Diego Jewish Academy completed a two-game Ocean League series sweep of Rock Academy with an 11-1 victory on May 19.

Jacob Sclar had two hits and two RBI and Cody Brown had one hit and three RBI to lead the Lions.

Lions starter Cody Brown, who was credited with the victory, struck out four batters and allowed one run in five innings of one-hit ball.

The victory followed a 6-0 victory over Rock Academy two days earlier in which Brennan Rubin pitched a complete-game three-hit shutout in which he struck out 14 batters and allowed no walks.

Elliot Muller had three hits and Sebastian Mayer had two hits including a double and two RBI to lead the Lions.

Sclar added two hits.

The Lions improved to 5-1 in league and 16-5 overall for the season.

Santa Fe Christian defeated Mater Dei Christian 7-4 in a nonleague regular season finale on May 18.

Van Coykendall homered and drove in two runs and Will Locken had two hits and two RBI to lead the Eagles.

Eagles starter Kyle Ferraro, who was credited with the victory, struck out six batters and allowed no walks in four shutout innings of one-hit ball.

The Eagles improved to 18-9 overall for the season.

San Dieguito Academy lost to San Marcos 8-2 in an Avocado League East game on May 18.

The loss followed an 8-3 league victory over San Pasqual on May 16.

Jackson Werbelow had three hits and Zack Haupt had two hits and three RBI to lead the Mustangs.

Cristian Hendriks added a double and two RBI and Eric Vela contributed a double and drove in a run.

The Mustangs improved to 4-11 in league and 9-18 overall for the season.


Cathedral Catholic rallied from an early deficit to defeat Torrey Pines 3-2 in an Open Division playoff game on May 21.

Megan Faraimo pitched a two-hitter in which she struck out 13 batters to lead the Dons.

The Falcons lost despite a strong effort from freshman pitching standout Haley White, who struck out two batters and allowed three runs (all unearned) on five hits and no walks in six innings.

The Falcons took a 2-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning when Makena Macias’ RBI double scored Xstaviana Augur.

The Dons scored two runs on three hits and two errors in the bottom of the fifth inning to take a 3-2 lead.

The Dons improved to 25-4-1 overall for the season. The Falcons fell to 23-6.

Girls lacrosse:

Torrey Pines rallied from an early deficit to defeat perennial power La Costa Canyon 10-5 in the Open Division championship game on May 14.

The Falcons rallied from a 3-1 deficit.

Marisa Kuberra scored three goals to lead the Falcons, who won their first championship since winning their second consecutive title in 2011.

LCC had won four straight titles going into this year’s championship game.

Tessa Bass scored two goals to lead the Mavericks. Taryn Sullivan added one goal and one assist and Madison Lambert contributed two assists.

The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 20-2. The Mavericks fell to 14-7.