Girls basketball season comes to an end
March 1, 2016
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Girls Varsity Basketball
Overall Record: 7-18
League Record: 5-7
Looking Back: The Cathedral Catholic High School girls basketball team had a tough loss to Mater Dei Catholic High School on Friday with a final score of 57-40. The team will leaving behind a legacy encompassing determination and teamwork.
Around the Corner: Although the season has ended for the team, the junior and sophomore players intend on making next year the best yet. CIF is definitely on the top of their list next year, along with the “Holy War.”
Notable Don: Senior Skyler Pierce ‘16 was recognized as Athlete of the Week and scored 21 points for the team.
Player’s Comment: “It feels weird not playing this week and that it’s finally over. This was a tough loss. However, it was a strong way for me to end my high school career,” Skyler Pierce ‘16 said.
– Sydney Calhoun and Megan Faraimo
Girls Varsity Soccer
Overall Record: 21-3-3
League Record: 8-0-0
Looking Back: Last week, Cathedral Catholic High School played its last league game against Eastlake High School at the Manchester Stadium. They crushed the opponent with a final score of 8-1. The team started with a strong start as it ended the first half 3-1. Only getting stronger, it continuously kept scoring goals throughout the second half.
Golden Moments: “This game was a huge motivation for all of us because it just really makes us all really excited for CIF’s next week,” Katya Pourteymour
Los Locos: 2 out of 5
Around the Corner: Next week the team will play against Rancho Bernardo High School in their first round of CIF. The game will be at home in the Manchester Stadium at 5 p.m.
-Michaela Jacobs and Joe Baini
Varsity Inline Hockey
Overall Record: 13-5-0
League Record: 8-1
Looking Back: After defeating Escondido Charter School 14-5 last Tuesday, and St. Augustine High School 16-0 last Thursday, Cathedral Catholic High School faced off against SAHS once again during the CIF playoffs last Wednesday at Kit Carson Park. CCHS was able to take home an easy victory, beating SAHS in a 9-0 blowout.
Notable Don: Kyle Riddlesburger ‘16 was the star athlete of the playoff match. He tacked on some points by scoring a couple of goals during the game, and the combined efforts from all the players was enough to stamp SAHS out of semifinals.
Player Comment: “Our game against Saints was super easy,” Adam Stocker ’16 said. “I think we all played well, and Kyle Riddlesburger had a great game. We play Rancho Bernardo on Monday, and we already know that game is going to be hard considering that we never even beat Rancho in a match this season. But at this point, we’ve had a pretty great season, and we’re just hoping for the best when it comes time to play Rancho.”
Golden Moment: The team easily defeated SAHS in a blowout game. This victory placed CCHS in the semifinals against Rancho Bernardo High School, and CCHS will have a fairly close chance of winning the CIF inline hockey championship.
Around the Corner: CCHS will be playing RBHS in the CIF semifinals at 7:00 p.m. this Monday at Kit Carson Park in Escondido. If CCHS defeats RBHS, they will advance to the finals and take on whoever wins the Scripps Ranch-Westview semifinals match on Monday.
– Matthew Bailey and Chris Lucio
Varsity Track and Field
Current Record: 0-0-0
Around the Corner: The team’s first meet will take place on March 3 against Mira Mesa High School at MMHS.
Player Comment: “This season I hope that we are going to be on going CIF champs again,” Rachel Bohan ’16 said.
Notable Don: Track and field member Bohan is the Don to look for at the events. She is a distance runner with an impressive record. Freshman year she had the fastest two-mile time for freshman in Cathedral Catholic High School history. She has been a CIF champion for the past three years. She hopes to help the distance team win CIF one more time.
– Monica Inoue and Melissa Vorndran
Boys Varsity Basketball
Overall Record: 19-5
League Record: 11-1
Looking Back: The Cathedral Catholic High School boys basketball team defeated Poway High School 70-54 in the CIF quarterfinals last Saturday in the Claver Center.
Player Comment: “This was my first time going to watch the boys basketball team,” Jules Kiss ’18 said. “It was unreal how much talent our team has.”
Around the Corner: CCHS with play St. Augustine High School in the CIF semifinals tomorrow for the third time this year. CCHS has won both games so far and is hoping to once again show SAHS who runs the court.
— Arcelita Martin and Jackie Heitman
Boys Varsity Soccer
Overall Record: 12-18
League Record: 1-5
Looking Back: The team played a close game against Scripps Ranch and won 2-1. The team was down for a few minutes into the game, but quickly brought it back with two goals.
Coach’s Quote: “It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but everyone played hard,” Head Coach Nate Hetherington said.
Player Comment: “Milo and I were standing on the field for the free kick and normally he takes those,” Andrew Kleszewski said. “He said ‘It’s open, take it’ so I just focused and scored the goal.”
Notable Don: Milo Barton ’16 gave up a shot to a sophomore player and let him make the first goal for the team.
Golden Moment: Travis Schaniel ’17 receives the ball from across the field and heads the ball into the goal. The goal was a big moment for the team because it became the winning goal by the end of the night.
Around the Corner: The team will play its semi-final game against Torrey Pines High School at TPHS. The game will take place on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
– LeeAnne Bates and Kelsey Bascinett