High School Roundup: La Jolla splits with University City

The La Jolla Vikings baseball team (9-13, 2-5) used a late rally to come from behind and steal a 2-1 victory over visiting University City last week, but fell short Monday in a 9-2 loss to the Centurions.

In the first game, starting pitcher Tyson Youngs threw four scoreless innings before giving way to an aching back. Eric Pitrofsky came in relief and kept the Vikings close until the offense could break through in the bottom of the 6th.

Eric Pitrofsky watches as the baseball moves past his ankles last week against University City. The Vikings won the game, 2-1. Phil Dailey photo

Max Needham led off the sixth inning with a single to left field and with one out, Kevin Usselman hit a single to right field advancing Needham to second base. Jimmy Meyerott then stepped to the plate and lined a single to right center field to bring home the tying run. Spencer Manlapig capped off the scoring with a deep sacrifice fly to right field, scoring Usselman with the go ahead run.
Bradley Zimmer pitched a scoreless 7th inning, earning his second save of the season.
“This was a huge win for us,” La Jolla coach Gary Frank said. “The guys showed a lot of heart and character by coming back against a very tough pitcher late in the game.”

Torreys tie for league title
The La Jolla Country Day boys golf team finished the regualr season with a record of 21-12, including a 7-1 mark in Coastal League play which was good for a tie for first with Francis Parker.

The team will compete in the Coastal League finals is today at Del Mar Country Club starting at 1:30 p.m.

Here are last week’s scores:

Tuesday, May 3
Boys golf
La Jolla Country Day 204, Mar Vista 256
Bernardo Bustmanete was the medalist for the Torreys, carding a 38

Boys volleyball
Westview def. La Jolla
28-26, 25-20, 23-25, 25-14

Boys lacrosse
Scripps Ranch 7, La Jolla 3

Boys tennis
La Jolla Country Day 15, Bishop’s 3

Boys swimming
Bishop’s 135, Partick Henry 33

Girls swimming
Patrick Henry 89, Bishop’s 81

Wednesday, May 4
Softball
University City 22, La Jolla 0

Bishop’s 5, Horizon 4
Alex Mejia went 3-for-3 and two RBI in the win for the Knights.

Tri-City 9, La Jolla Country Day 2

La Jolla Country Day 13, Chula Vista High Tech 2

Boys golf
La Jolla Country Day 179, Westview 208
Harry Kang and Sanchez were both medalist with 34s

Boys tennis
La Jolla 15, Cathedral Catholic 3

Boys swimming
La Jolla Country Day 99, Point Loma 71

Girls swimming
Point Loma 86, La Jolla Country Day 80

Boys Lacrosse
Bishop’s 12, Pacific Ridge 2

Thursday, May 5
Baseball
La Jolla 2, Univeristy City 1
Spencer Manlapig had the game-winning RBI for the Vikings.

Boys golf
City Conference Championship
La Jolla — T2. Perry Cohan and Ben Doyle each shot a 139

Boys volleyball
Cathedral Catholic def. La Jolla, 25-17, 29-27, 25-23

Boys track and field
La Jolla Country Day 114, Tri-City Christian 11
Lee Klitzner won the 800 with a time of 1:57.22. Junior Togiaso won the discus with a toss of 150-6.

La Jolla Country Day 92, Army-Navy 44

Girls track and field
Tri-City Christian 58, La Jolla Country Day 38

Friday, May 6
Softball
La Jolla Country Day 12, Escondido Charter 5
Christine Campbell had nine strikeouts for the Torreys.

Francis Parker 1, Bishop’s 0

Boys Lacrosse
La Jolla Country Day 8, Santa Fe Christian 5
Aiden Kennedy had two goals to lead the Torreys.

Girls lacrosse
La Jolla 15, Point Loma 1
Lauren Coles led the Vikings with six goals.

Badminton
La Jolla 13, Mission Bay 4

Baseball
Calvary Christian Vista 7, Bishop’s 1

Monday, May 9
Baseball
University City 9, La Jolla 2
Max Needham led the Vikings with a hit and an RBI.

Softball
La Jolla Country Day 12. SD Jewish Academy 1
Chrsitine Campbell led the Torreys with a home run.

Boys track and field
Western League Finals
Alex Eve won the 3,200 with a time of 9:36.25

Girls track and field
Western League Finals
Vanora Guerard won the triple-jump with a leap of 36-10 while Courtney Whinsenhunt won the shot put with a toss of 32-9

Boys lacrosse
Cathedral Catholic 8, Bishop’s 4

Related posts:

  1. Country Day girls lose in Regional Final
  2. La Jolla field hockey enjoying success
  3. CIF roundup: Country Day moves on, LJHS fall short
  4. Pop Warner cheer turns to CrossFit
  5. Committee will study giving PE credits for cheerleading

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