Week in Sports: Knights fall just short in pool

Girls’ water polo

The Bishop’s School fell short of its goal of winning the CIF San Diego Section II championship, falling, 12-11, in overtime to Coronado in the Feb. 28 title game.

Bishops dominated early, with aggressive offense and masterful saves by freshman Gabby Stone. But Coronado rallied to a 9-9 tie in the fourth period to send the game into OT, where they scored on a goal by Kathyrn Bailey.

On Feb. 24, the Knights won their semifinal game over La Jolla High School, 15-5.

Boys’ basketball

La Jolla High School beat San Marcos in the D-III first round, 52-45, on Feb. 25 behind a 16-point effort from Tyler Heap.

The Vikings topped St. Augustine, 72-57, in the Feb. 28 quarterfinals. Heap scored 20.

La Jolla was to face Valley Center in the semifinals March 4.

The Bishop’s School earned a first-round bye in D-IV and eased past Imperial, 60-47, in the Feb. 28 quarterfinals.

The Knights were to face Horizon Christian in a March 4 semifinal.

La Jolla Country Day fell to Calipatria, 42-38, in a D-IV first-round game on Feb. 25.

Girls’ basketball

The Bishop’s School team toppled Santa Fe Christian on Tuesday, using an 81-38 win to set up a D-IV finals game against Mater Dei.

The Knights will play at 11:15 a.m. Saturday in the Jenny Craig Pavilion at the University of San Diego.

They advanced after a first-round bye and beat Francis Parker, 73-27, in the quarterfinals on Feb. 27.

Meanwhile, La Jolla Country Day lost a battle to keep its eight-season D-IV title streak alive, with a 51-44 semi-finals defeat at the hands of Mater Dei Catholic. There’s still a slim chance that the Torreys might land an at-large bid for the state playoffs.

The loss followed a first-round bye and a 73-26 quarterfinals win over Imperial on Feb. 27, when Ariana Elegado scored 17 points.

Boys’ soccer

La Jolla High School dropped its D-III first-round game, falling to Central Union on penalty kicks, 8-7, after playing to a scoreless draw.

The Bishop’s School beat High Tech, 2-0, in the D-IV first round on Feb. 24, thanks to two Tucker Hughes goals.

The Knights beat Preuss, 4-2, in the Feb. 27 quarterfinals, with help from two Kyle Jesters goals, but lost to Francis Parker, 4-2 on Tuesday to end their championship hopes.

La Jolla Country Day eased to an 8-0 win over Tri-City Christian in the D- IV first round on Feb. 24. Ryan French scored three goals, and Alex Poyhonen’s goal and assist gave him 100 career points.

The Torreys fell, 3-2, to Holtville in the quarterfinals on Feb. 27. Zach Wolfenzon scored both goals.

Girls’ soccer

La Jolla High School earned a first-round bye and rolled past Valley Center, 5-1, in the D-III quarterfinals on Feb. 28.

The Vikings were to play Cathedral Catholic in a March 4 semifinal.

The Bishop’s School picked up a 6-0 victory over River Valley in the D-IV first round on Feb. 25.

The Knights beat Mater Dei, 6-0, in their Feb. 28 quarterfinal. They were to play Christian in a March 4 semifinal.

La Jolla Country Day dropped a 2-0 decision to Mater Dei in the D-IV first round on Feb. 25.


La Jolla High School sent three wrestlers to the CIF SDS Masters meet on Feb. 27 and 28 - Jordan Dyer (152 pounds), Diego Alayza (160 pounds) and David Blasquez (heavyweight) - although none advanced to the state meet.

Roller hockey

La Jolla Country Day beat St. Augustine, 4-3, in the first round of the Metro Conference playoffs on Feb. 23. Ben Sweeney and James Owsiany each scored twice.

The Torreys fell, 17-2, to Westview in the Feb. 25 quarterfinals. Sweeney and Cameron Sowka scored..