Week in sports: LJHS scores some wins
BaseballLa Jolla High School beat Lincoln, 17-2, on March 23 as Josh Desrosiers earned his first win and Robbie Beathard drove in four runs.
The Vikings topped St. Augustine, 5-1, on March 24. Patrick Christensen pitched a complete game and tied the school record with his 19th career win.
La Jolla fell to University City, 9-2, on March 26.
La Jolla Country Day fell to Fairview of Colorado, 13-2, on March 29 in the Coach Bob Invitational in Arizona. The Torreys dropped a 13-3 game to Apollo of Arizona on March 24. On March 25, they fell to Westview of Oregon, 15-0.
Country Day bounced back with a 10-5 win over Sandy of Oregon on March 26. Mac Anderson earned the win by allowing just two hits over his four innings, and Ben Sweeney went 4-for-5 with four RBIs in the victory.
SoftballLa Jolla High School opened its league schedule with a 13-12 loss to Coronado on March 26. Alyssa Taylor, Anna Parma and Onezia Berotte all hit home runs for the Vikings.
TrackLa Jolla High School’s girls’ team fell to Cathedral Catholic, 81 2/3 – 54 1/3 on March 26 despite having nine individual event winners. Tess Plant-Thomas won the 400 meters in 60.22 seconds, and Nihal Kayali won the 800 in 2:23.50.
In the Mt. Carmel Invitational on March 28, freshman Vanora Guerars won the Division II triple jump with a mark of 35 feet, 9 inches. Kayali placed second in the 1,600 with a time of 5:07.50.
SwimmingThe Bishop’s School’s girls’ team edged La Jolla High School, 87-83, on March 23 in a meet that came down to the final race. In the boys’ meet, La Jolla won, 102-68.