The Week in Sports



La Jolla High School stormed to a solid 28-14 victory over Brawley on Sept. 21, earning its third victory in four games this season. The Vikings scored three unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away for the victory.

La Jolla’s defense guided it to victory, as Ja'Rodd Watson totaled 10 tackles and added a fumble recovery. He also ran the ball 10 times for 67 yards.

Jerrell Agnew led the Vikings’ offense with 205 yards and four touchdowns on 23 carries, and three of those scores came in the fourth quarter.

“The team showed a great deal of poise, coming back so strong in the fourth quarter,” La Jolla coach Dave Ponsford said.

La Jolla Country Day fell to Francis Parker, 49-26 on Sept. 18. The Torreys, who fell to 1-3 this season, made critical mistakes, throwing three interceptions and allowing Parker to run back a kickoff for a touchdown.

Torreys quarterback Derek Hatfield completed 17-of-36 passes for 286 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions.

The Bishop’s School eased to a convincing 55-0 victory over Prep Federal of Mexico on Sept. 22. The Knights moved to 3-0 this


Girls volleyball

La Jolla Country Day fell in a 3-0 sweep to Santa Fe Christian on Sept. 18, dropping a tough match to one of the county’s top teams.

The Torreys responded well in their next game, with a three-games-to-one victory over Horizon Christian on Sept. 20. Lauren Birks led the way with 27 kills, and Mollie Rogers added 13.

The Bishop’s School rolled to a 25-23, 25-15, 25-19 victory over Canyon Crest Academy on Sept. 18. Ina Kamenova paced the Knights with 12 kills and five aces. Alex Pell proved steady at the service line, and Laurel Casey led the way with 12 digs. Bishop’s moved to 4-2 on the 2007 season.

La Jolla High School eased to a 25-13, 25-9, 25-7 victory over Mira Mesa on Sept. 17. Samantha Gordon led the Vikings with 11 kills and five aces, and Abby Deer had 34 assists.

Boys water polo

The Bishop’s School won three games and lost two in the South Coast Invitational tournament last week. On Sept. 20, the Knights beat Capistrano Valley, 8-4, and later lost to La Canada, 7-5. On Sept. 21, Bishop’s secured wins of 13-12 and 11-8 over Laguna Beach and Dos Pueblos, respectively. Bishop’s wrapped up the tournament with a 5-3 win over Santa Barbara on Sept. 22. La Jolla Country Day secured a 6-5 overtime victory over Mira Mesa on Sept. 18.

Cross country

La Jolla High School’s boys team placed sixth on Sept. 21 at the South Bay Invitational at Rohr Park. The Vikings were second among Division III teams at the meet. Angel Mendoza, Trevor Dorne and Michael Conroy all finished among the top five individuals.

Field hockey

The Bishop’s School fell to Scripps Ranch, 10-0, in a runaway on Sept. 18.

The Knights fell to neighborhood and city rival La Jolla High School, 2-1, in a much more competitive contest on Sept. 19. Gina Schumacher opened the scoring for La Jolla, but Cami Groeniger quickly equalized for Bishop’s. La Jolla’s Claire Mitermiller broke the deadlock with three minutes to play, and the Vikings held on for the win.

La Jolla High School fell to Cathedral Catholic, 1-0, on Sept. 18.

Girls golf

The Bishop’s School rolled to a 255-300 victory over city rival La Jolla Country Day on Sept. 19 at Del Mar Country Club. The Knights improved to 2-0 on the season, with help from Alexa Bisbas, who shot 10-over par 46 to earn medalist honors for the match.

Girls tennis

The Bishop’s School rolled past city rival La Jolla Country Day, 14-4, on Sept. 18. The Knights eased to a 15-3 win over Canyon Crest Academy on Sept. 20.