La Jolla High football secures a shutout win


Country Day blanks Vincent; Bishop’s falls to Christia


La Jolla High School’s football team secured a 24-0 victory over University City on Nov. 6, registering its first shutout of the season and snapping a two-game losing streak.

Zac Zlatic completed eight of his 11 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown, and also ran for a score. Andrew Hollyfield led the defense with eight tackles, while Josh Kilmer and Andy Jones each had seven. Josh Kilmer intercepted a pass.

La Jolla Country Day rolled to a 49-0 victory over Vincent Memorial on Nov. 6.

Backup quarterback Ruben Pena completed 10 of his 12 passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns. Montell Allen and Frankie Brown each rushed for 50-plus yards, and Mical Bailey caught three passes for 64 yards. Allen scored two touchdowns.

Allen led the defense with 10 tackles, and Bailey and Conner Gerhart each had six.

The Bishop’s School fell to Christian, 21-7, on Nov. 6. Christian Theuer ran for 77 yards, and A.J. Chedrick had an 8-yard touchdown run for the Knights. Robbie Stiefler and Micah Seau each contributed 15 tackles.

Girls’ tennis

Country Day fell one victory short of a CIF SDS D-III championship, losing to top-seeded Cathedral Catholic, 11-7, in the title match on Nov. 6.

The Torreys, seeded second, had a first-round bye and beat Bishop’s, 12-6, in the Nov. 4 quarterfinals. They toppled Canyon Crest Academy, 13-5, in the Nov. 5 semifinals to advance to the championship.

Bishop’s got to the quarterfinals with a 17-1 first-round victory over Olympian on Nov. 3.

La Jolla toppled Clairemont, 17-1, in the first-round on Nov. 3, but fell to Canyon Crest, 11-7, in a Nov. 4 quarterfinal.

Girls’ volleyball

Bishop’s beat La Jolla, 27-25, 24-26, 25-18, 25-19, on Nov. 3. Kristen Casey led the Knights with 17 kills, and Ina Kamenova had 44 assists. For La Jolla, Haley Cameron had 17 kills.

The Knights toppled Horizon, 25-9, 25-17, 25-23, on Nov. 5. Maddie Lord totaled 14 kills, and Courtney Hoffman had 29 assists and three aces.

Bishop’s earned a first-round bye in the D-IV playoffs and was scheduled to host a quarterfinal game on Nov. 13.

La Jolla bounced back with a 25-14, 25-20, 22-25, 25-19 victory over University City on Nov. 4. Cameron had 21 kills, and Ryan Farley added 42 assists.

The Vikings were scheduled to host Southwest in the first round of the D-III playoffs on Nov. 10, after the Light’s press time.

Country Day topped Canyon Crest Academy, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21, 28-26, on Nov. 3. The Torreys swept Westview on Nov. 6, 25-14, 25-10, 25-17, completing the regular season with a 32-1 record.

Country Day, seeded first, earned a first-round bye in the D-IV playoffs and was scheduled to host a quarterfinal game on Nov. 13.

Boys’ water polo

Bishop’s fell to Coronado, 10-7, on Nov. 4.

The Knights dropped an 8-7 decision to Carlsbad on Nov. 6. They came out on the wrong end of a 16-9 decision in their Nov. 7 game against Newport Harbor.

Cross country

La Jolla’s girls’ team beat Hoover, 15-50, and fell to University, 18-38, in a three-team meet at Balboa Park’s Morley Field on Nov. 4. Tatevick Simavoryan was the Vikings’ first finisher, clocking a time of 19 minutes, 49 seconds. Zoe Wescoe finished close behind in 20:00.

Field hockey

Bishop’s toppled La Jolla, 1-0, on Nov. 3. Alissa Arnold scored an overtime goal on an assist from Irene Kim, and Carrie Clowney notched the shutout for the Knights.

Bishop’s fell to Cathedral Catholic, 2-0, on Nov. 5.

Gregory Ball covers sports for La Jolla Light. He can be reached at