Week in sports: Oct. 29 - Nov. 3, 2007
La Jolla High School suffered a 27-3 defeat to Western League rival Point Loma, the No. 8 ranked team in San Diego County, on Nov. 2. The Vikings evened their record at 4-4 this season.
The Vikings’ lone score came on junior Lee Abelkop’s 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
La Jolla Country Day clinched the Pacific League championship with a 31-7, homecoming day victory over Army and Navy Academy on Nov. 2. The Torreys moved to 5-3 this season and 3-0 in league play. Quarterback Derek Hatfield paced the offense with a 10-for-15 day that included 155 yards and a touchdown. He also carried the ball 21 times for 65 yards and a score. Sammy Morris caught three passes for 78 yards and a touchdown.
Kicker Travis Golia had a perfect day, going 3-for-3 on point-after-touchdown attempts and converting his only field goal attempt.
Montell Allen led the Torreys with 11 tackles, and Cody Maxwell added 10.
The Bishop’s School eased to a 38-6 victory over Santa Fe Christian on Nov. 2. The Knights kept their perfect season alive, improving to 8-0.
Quarterback Tommy Wornham had a triumphant return from an injury that had kept him out of action for five weeks, completing 11 of his 18 passes for 205 yards and four touchdowns. He connected with Saron Hood, Mike Eribez, Jacob Kelly and Michael Strauss for scoring passes.
Kelly also led the Knights’ ground attack, rushing 11 times for 132 yards and a touchdown.
The Bishop’s defense was led by Will Peck, Zach Frantz, Strauss and Micah Seau. Mike P. Jensen recorded an interception and two fumble recoveries, and Nicky Cox had an interception.
The Bishop’s School rolled past city rival La Jolla Country Day, 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 on Oct. 30. Carly Bollert led the effort with eight kills, and Alex Pell tallied four aces.
The Knights continued to roll with a 25-11, 25-11, 25-17 victory over Horizon Christian on Nov. 1. Ina Kamenova paced Bishop’s with 12 kills and four aces, and Kristen Casey added eight kills.Bishop’s concluded the regular season with a 20-8 record, and moved into the CIF San Diego Section playoffs as the No. 3 seed in Division IV. The Knights earned a first-round bye and were scheduled to host either Escondido Charter or Mater Dei in a Nov. 9 quarterfinals game.La Jolla Country Day earned the No. 4 seed in Division IV and also got a first-round bye. The Vikings were scheduled to host either Christian or Olympian on Nov. 9 for the quarterfinals.
La Jolla High School fell to Scripps Ranch, 24-26, 25-23, 33-31, 25-21 in its regular season finale Nov. 1. La Jolla took the No. 2 seed in the Division III playoffs. After a first-round bye, the Vikings were scheduled to host Santana or University City in the Nov. 9 quarterfinals.
La Jolla High School’s boys team split a Western League dual meet against University City and St.Augustie’s on Nov. 1. The Vikings beat St. Augustine’s, 26-30, but fell to University City, 27-28.Michael Conroy led La Jolla by finishing second in 16 minutes, 11 seconds. Trevor Dorne was fourth in 16:20, Andrew Farkas finished ninth in 16:32, Angel Mendoza was 10th in 16:32, and Daniel Holl finished 14th in 16:53.
La Jolla was scheduled to compete in the Western League championship meet on Nov. 9 at Morley Field.
The Bishop’s School suffered a defeat to Mission Bay on Oct. 30, falling in strokes after being tied, 1-1, through regulation and overtime. Jeanna Vaccari scored the Knights‚ lone goal.Bishop’s bounced back with a 2-0 victory over Point Loma on Nov. 1. Vaccari and freshman Alissa Arnold scored goals for the Knights, and Christi Rodriguez had an assist. Sarah Schultz recorded the shutout in goal.Girls’ tennis
La Jolla High School rolled into the finals of the CIF San Diego Section Divison III team championships, and was scheduled to face Cathedral Catholic in the title match on Nov. 5. The Vikings got there by beating Mater Dei, 17-1, on Nov. 1 and Santa Fe Christian, 15-3, on Nov. 2. The top-seeded team in the tournament, La Jolla earned a first-round bye.The Bishop’s School was seeded third in Division III and also earned a first-round bye. The Knights beat Our Lady of Peace, 15-3, on Nov. 1, then fell in a close match to Cathedral Catholic, 10-8, on Nov. 2.
La Jolla Country Day fell in the first round, losing to Canyon Crest Academy, 10-8, on Oct. 31.
The Bishop’s School finished second in the Coastal Conference championship tournament on Oct. 30.Boys’ water polo
The Bishop’s School swam past Cathedral Catholic, 8-2, on Oct. 30.