Boys varsity lacrosse wins league
May 9, 2016
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Boys Varsity Lacrosse
Overall Record: 11-8
League Record: 8-0
Looking Back: Last Monday, the Cathedral Catholic High School boys lacrosse team matched up against Patrick Henry High School at the Manchester Stadium. The team won its final league game 21-4 with active offense and and tough to beat defense. They took home the City Conference crown after beating Coronado High School 14-10.
Los Locos Comment: “It was really awesome seeing the smile on the guys’ faces after the big win against Coronado,” Keili McCarthy ‘17 said. “I’m really sad to see all the seniors leave but I’m exciting to watch next year.”
Around the Corner: As league season comes to a close, the team moves on to CIF open division. CCHS will play The Bishop’s School on Thursday at Bishops.
— LeeAnne Bates and Jackie Heitman
Girls Varsity Beach Volleyball
Overall Record: 8-0
League Record: 8-0
Looking Back: The Cathedral Catholic High School girls sand volleyball team played San Dieguito Academy, with winning performance by Emily Napoli ’18 and Sarah Blacker ’18 resulting victorious in the last two games of the three.
Around the Corner: CCHS will compete in playoffs with the three best teams advancing.
Players Comment: “We’re looking forward to playing good teams and getting some wins in,” Michele Carter ’16, a two year sand volleyball veteran, said.
— Arcelita Martin
Boys Varsity Golf
League Record: 6-4
Overall Record: 12-11
Notable Don: Matt Mendes ‘17 was player of the week this past week and best overall player with a differential of 1.28.
Looking Back: Last week, CCHS played at Lomas Santa Fe and won 209 to 200.
Around the Corner: The team will be heading to the TBA City Conference Tournament and then hope to continue to CIF.
— Tommy Lyle-Temple
Boys Varsity Tennis
League Record: 2-8
Overall Record: 4-13
Looking back: Cathedral Catholic High School played against Poway High School with a win 10-8.
Around the Corner: The CCHS team plays in the Western League Individual tournament May 9 and May 10, starting at 12:00 p.m. and going until 5:00 p.m.
— Chris Lucio
Girls Varsity Softball
Overall Record: 22-3-1
League Record: 10-0
Looking back: The Cathedral Catholic High School softball team won both of their games during the past few weeks bringing a high morale to the girl’s team. CCHS won 5-0 against both La Jolla High School and Point Loma High School. The team also won against Clairemont 2-0 and Madison 7-0. CCHS is looking to go far in CIF this year, hoping to win it all. Starting with league, the team must come together to go undefeated this season.
Notable Don: Megan Faraimo ‘18 is nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of California. This award is given to student athletes who excel in their performance throughout the year.
Player’s Comment: “I’m really happy with how the year has been going,” Raven LeClair ’17 said. “We’ve been able to win games without a lot of our best players who graduated last year. I hope we win CIF this year because I think we deserve it.”
Around the Corner: The CCHS softball team will play Point Loma High School this Tuesday at home and play La Jolla High School again Wednesday at home.
— Joe Baini
Track and Field
Looking Back: The Cathedral Catholic High School junior varsity track team was one of many that participated in the JV Track City Conference Championship at Serra High School on May 6. The participating teams included Scripps Ranch High School, Point Loma High School, Mission Bay High School, Hoover High School, Christian High School Mira Mesa High School, Kearny High School, La Jolla High School, Saint Augustine High School and CCHS. The winning team overall was CCHS, with 14 points total. Second place was CHS with 10 points and third place was HCHS with 6 points.
Notable Dons: Ian Thurgood- 100 meters, Devon Granieri ‘17- twelve pound shot put, Dakota Muth- high jump, and Jack Harle ‘17- long jump, all won first place in their individual events. These are only a few athletes that made the victory possible for CCHS.
Looking Ahead: The Varsity Preliminary meet is at University City, San Diego tomorrow.
— Chris LeClair
Girls Varsity Swim
Team Motto: “Go Lady Dons!”
Looking Back: Cathedral Catholic High School recently swam against the Scripps Falcons and dominated the pool with 129 to 84 points.
Golden Moment: Varsity Captain, Cora Mcclelland, was awarded ‘Swimmer of the Meet’ for touching the last 4×100 freestyle, and relay. Mcclelland also swam a 57 in her 100 fly.
Around the corner: The Lady Dons play Bishops on Thursday at the Leonard/Waitt Family Pool.
— Sydney Calhoun