Bishop’s Knights take prize in water polo tournament

Girls’ water polo

The Bishop’s School swam to a tournament championship at the TYR Cup at El Dorado High School last week. The Knights went 6-0 in the tournament and toppled Fountain Valley in the tournament title game.

On Jan. 12, the Knights beat Cathedral Catholic, 17-6, getting seven goals and four assists from Dominique Sardo as well as three goals from Julie Gantz.

Bishop’s visited Coronado on Jan. 14 and upset the defending CIF San Diego Section Division II champions in overtime, 11-8. Sardo scored six goals, and Sammi Peck and Melanie Boehrig each scored twice in the fourth quarter. Katie Vaughan scored the game-winner.

On Jan. 16, the Knights topped Northwood, 13-1, as seven players scored. Later in the day, they upended Crescenta Valley, 16-2.

Bishop’s eased past Simi Valley, 12-6, in the semifinals on Jan. 17. Sardo had six goals, Peck added two, and Kirsten Seigel made four steals.

In the Jan. 17 final, Sardo scored five goals, and Peck and Sarah Presant each had two to lead the Knights to an 11-7 win.

Boys’ basketball

La Jolla Country Day dropped a 63-47 decision to Santa Fe Christian on Jan. 13. Mitch Amelio scored 14 points, while J.T. Kelley and Frankie Bamford each had eight.

The Bishop’s School stormed past Santa Fe Christian, 70-38, on Jan. 14.

The Knights secured a 61-48 win over Francis Parker on Jan. 16.

La Jolla High School fell to Scripps Ranch, 51-48, on Jan. 13.

The Vikings dropped a 67-65 decision to Mission Bay on Jan. 16.

Girls’ basketball

La Jolla Country Day eased past Santa Fe Christian, 76-37, on Jan. 13. Ariana Elegado and Maya Hood carried the Torreys, scoring 23 and 21 points, respectively. Chemayne Shipley added 11.

The Bishop’s School eased to a 72-28 victory over Santa Fe Christian on Jan. 14. Gizelle Studevent scored 21 points, and Inga Orekhova added 20. Brianna Martinez contributed 10 points.

The Knights secured an 89-20 win over Francis Parker on Jan. 16.

The Torreys toppled Horizon Christian, 45-31, on Jan. 16.

La Jolla High School lost to Scripps Ranch, 48-35, on Jan. 13. The Vikings also fell to Mission Bay, 45-40, on Jan. 16.

Boys’ soccer

La Jolla Country Day kicked to a 1-1 draw with Santa Fe Christian on Jan. 14. Colin Young scored early in the second half on a pass from Dillon DuBois, but the Eagles equalized on a scramble following a corner kick.

The Torreys got back to their winning ways on Jan. 16 with a 4-2 triumph over Horizon Christian. Zach Wolfenzon scored two first-half goals, and after Horizon got on the board and within a goal, Rodrigo Cuenca and Alistair Dobke both scored in the second half to provide Country Day some insurance. Young, DuBois and Alex Fleischhacker recorded assists as the Torreys improved to 10-2-2 this season.

The Bishop’s School played to a 1-1 draw with Francis Parker on Jan. 16.

La Jolla High School fell to San Dieguito Academy, 4-0, on Jan. 14.

Girls’ soccer

La Jolla Country Day got past Serra, 1-0, on Jan. 13. Erika Shephard scored for the Torreys, and Rachel Locke recorded the shutout in goal, making five saves.

The Torreys kicked to a 1-1 tie with Horizon Christian on Jan. 16.

La Jolla High School rumbled to a 7-1 win over San Dieguito Academy on Jan. 12.

On Jan. 15, the Vikings eased to a 4-0 victory over Canyon Crest Academy.

The Bishop’s School fell to Rancho Bernardo, 2-1, on Jan. 12. Lindsey Holman Kelley scored for the Knights.

The Knights rebounded with a 1-0 win over Francis Parker on Jan. 16.


La Jolla High School fell to University City, 48-32, on Jan. 14. The Vikings won six of the 12 matches wrestled, but forfeiting two weight classes hampered their team scoring.

The Vikings also fared well at the Santa Ana Mater Dei tournament on Jan. 17. Jordan Dyer (152 pounds) and Diego Alayza (160) each won all five of their matches and won their weight classes. Joey Bruder (140) went 4-1 and finished second, while Kirk Lee (130) and Benjamin Abromowitz (145) both finished third in their weight classes.