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Week in Sports: April 5, 2007

Baseball

La Jolla Country Day traveled to Arizona during its spring break to participate in the Cleats Invitational tournament, which attracted some of the top teams from the western United States.

The Torreys opened the tourney on March 26 with a 6-3 loss to Arvada West of Colorado.

The Torreys fell to Salpointe of Arizona, 10-9, on March 27. They fell, 4-3, to seven-time Arizona state champion Chaparral on March 28, despite getting a two-hitter from Zack Kusnir. On March 29, Country Day dropped an 11-10 game to Wilson of Oregon.

Junior Greg Wisenberg was named to the all-tournament team, going 10-for-15 with three home runs and 11 RBIs during the week.

La Jolla High School topped Serra, 7-3, on March 27. Billy Bright went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs, and limited his opponents to six hits and two earned runs in six innings on the mound.

The Vikings beat Hoover, 13-4, on March 29, improving their record to 7-3. Bright homered twice and drove in seven runs, and Trent Jemmet knocked in five.

The Bishop’s School toppled Tri-City Christian, 16-6, on March 27. The Knights eased past Escondido Charter, 16-1, on March 29.

Softball

La Jolla High School fell to Cathedral Catholic, 16-3, on March 27. The Vikings then dropped a 9-2 decision to University City on March 29, evening their record at 5-5 this season.

The Bishop’s School beat Escondido Charter, 3-1, on March 26. The Knights fell to Mater Dei, 4-2, on March 29.

Boys volleyball

The Bishop’s School won each of its three matches last week.

On March 27, the Knights toppled Santa Fe Christian, 19-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-22. Wheeler Hadden led the team with 16 kills, and Chandler Frost tallied 17 assists and four aces. Junior Jeremy Koo served up five aces.

Bishop’s rolled past Patrick Henry, 29-27, 25-9, 25-19, on March 28. Hadden again led the way, this time with 11 kills and six aces. Libero Trevor Sinclair tallied 12 digs and was error free in serve receive.

The Knights wrapped up their sparkling week with a 27-17, 25-16, 25-10 win over Coronado on March 30. Hadden had 12 kills, and David Stotlemyre registered seven kills and three stuff blocks. Bishop’s improved to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in Coastal League play.

La Jolla High School fell to Francis Parker, 25-20, 9-25, 18-25, 18-25, on March 27.

Swimming

The Bishop’s School’s girls team swam past University City, 93-77, on March 27. Chelsea Smith-Carmichael swam a personal best time of 1 minute, 15.50 seconds in the 100-yard breaststroke, and the 200 freestyle relay team dropped six seconds from its previous best time to register a time of 1:48.37.

The Knights’ boys team fell to University City, 107-63, on March 27.

La Jolla High School eased to a 121-49 victory over Bishop’s on March 29. For Bishop’s, the 200 freestyle relay team of Kevin May, Demian Tschirn, Billy Tifft and Scott Siegel clocked a time of 1:36.02, their best mark of the season.

Track and field

La Jolla High School’s girls team eased to a 102-33 victory over Mission Bay on March 29. Ashley Fu was the Vikings’ leading point scorer, winning the 100 meters and the long jump, finishing second in the 200 and running the lead leg of the victorious 4x100 relay team.

Boys lacrosse

The Bishop’s School rolled to a 9-4 victory over San Dieguito Academy on March 28. Will Geier scored four goals as the Knights won their first league game of the season.

The Knights dropped an 11-10 game to Santa Fe Christian on March 30. Dillon DuPont scored four times, and Geier registered two goals and two assists, but it wasn’t enough. Conner Thomas contributed a goal and three assists.

Girls lacrosse

The Bishop’s School fell to San Dieguito Academy, 11-6, on March 28. Alexis Johnson led the Knights with two goals, while Riley Sexton scored once and added an assist. Goalie Felicity Bradley made 10 saves.

The Knights earned redemption with a 10-0 victory over Santa Fe Christian on March 29. Sexton scored four goals, and Emily Reit added three along with an assist. Nicole Ballon-Landa scored two goals and had an assist, and Bradley made five saves.

Boys tennis

La Jolla High School secured a 13-5 win over St. Augustine on March 27, sweeping the doubles side.

The Vikings eased past Cathedral Catholic, 12-6, on March 28, and then rolled to a 17-1 win over University City on March 29.

Boys golf

La Jolla High School edged Scripps Ranch, 207-208, at La Jolla Country Club on March 27. Ivan Perlman and Brett Mulvihill tied for medalist honors, each shooting four-over-par 40.

The Vikings beat Mission Bay, 200-226, on March 28 at Balboa Park Golf Course. Perlaman again went low, shooting one-over par 37.