High School Roundup: Country Day comes up short in CIF playoffs


Country Day’s bid at repeat falls short

The La Jolla Country Day baseball team tried to make it back to the Division IV CIF baseball finals, but came up short, losing to Madison in the semifinals last week.

The Torreys won the Division IV CIF title last season.

The year was still a success as the team produced more than 20 wins for the third straight season. In Coastal South League play, the Torreys finished second to Santa Fe Christian, the team that went on to beat Madison in the CIF final, 4-3.

Doyle, Cohen end season at regional

La Jolla High’s Ben Doyle and Perry Cohen played in the Southern California Regional last week but did not shoot low enough scores to advance to the state meet. Doyle shot a 3-over par 75, while Cohen carded a 77. Doyle won the event last season as a freshman.

As a team, Torrey Pines High School won the event and advance to the state tournament. It was the third straight SoCal title for Torrey Pines High.

The overall individual winner was Bryson DeChambeau, who shot a 6-under 66.

The CIF state tournament is at the San Gabriel Country Club on Wednesday (June 6).

LJHS track at state

The La Jolla girls track team took a record number of qualifiers to the state track meet last weekend, however, none of them finished on the podium in their respective


— In the 200 meters, Karly Zlatic ran the even in 24.93 seconds, finishing fourth.

— In the 400 meters, Zlatic ran the event in 56.32 seconds, finishing fourth.

— In the 300 hurdles Kelli Hancock ran the event in 43.77 seconds, finishing fourth.

— The 4x400 meter relay team of Zlatic, Hancock, Jenna Harmeyer and Vanora Guerard ran the event in 3 minutes, 51.75 seconds, placing ninth in the finals.

— In the triple jump, Guerard had a leap of 37 feet, 11.14 inches, finishing 11th.

“It’s quite a feat for La Jolla to have so many girls competing at state in so many events,” head coach Gregg Simmons said.

Here is the video of the 4x4oo relay team from the state meet