The Torrey Pines boys tennis team has earned the Southern California CIF crown in two of the last three years.
The Falcons advanced to the finals with a dramatic 5-4 eight inning victory over No. 5 Rancho Bernardo on May 18.
Using essentially the same formula, a pair of North Coast schools swept the boys’ titles in Saturday’s CIF Track & Field Championships.
The Falcons had to rebound from a four-goal first half deficit to defeat the Mavericks, 14-12, in a contest that was in doubt up until the final seconds.
TPHS juniors shine as soccer coaches
Placing four players in the top 10, Coach Chris Drake’s Torrey Pines’ boys golf team won its fourth consecutive CIF Division I championship Wednesday, May 15.
Canyon Crest Academy closed out the regular season with a 5-3 Avocado League West victory over Torrey Pines on May 7.
The fifth annual Amanda Post Track Meet will be held on Saturday, June 1 at the La Costa Canyon High School track.
Keyed by a 10-goal run Coach Casey Belitz’s third-seeded La Costa Canyon girls lacrosse team eliminated defending champion and arch rival Torrey Pines, 20-13.
The San Diego Aviators is part of World Team Tennis, and 2019 marks its sixth year on the court.
Torrey Pines Falcons Senior Night recognized and celebrated the 15 seniors on the varsity lacrosse team at Ed Burke Stadium on May 3.
With a bevy of top-end talent and depth to match, the Torrey Pines girls and boys swimming & diving teams swam roughshod over some formidable opposition to record their 10th and fifth consecutive CIF Division I championships respectively Saturday, May 4, at Del Norte High School.
Although it covers more than just competitive outcomes, the slogan for Santa Fe Christian’s athletic department is “Be a Champion.” Based on its upward trajectory, the school’s youngest sport is doing just that.
Dominating the nine singles matches to the tune of 8-1, the Torrey Pines boys tennis team stormed past Avocado West League rival Canyon Crest, 14-4, in Friday’s final to win its fifth consecutive CIF Open Division Championship Friday at Balboa Tennis Club.
At the prestigious 119th Ojai Tennis Tournament, played April 24-28 in Ojai, Calif., the Torrey Pines High School doubles team of seniors Matthew Sah and Eshan Talluri reached the finals of the CIF Doubles division.
The Torrey Pines boys volleyball team honored their senior players at Senior Night April 25.
Led by No. 1 Open Division seed Torrey Pines, North Coast teams played to seed in Tuesday’s opening round of the 2019 CIF Boys Tennis Championships.
Demonstrating that they may be primed to do the same thing in the CIF Championships next weekend, the Torrey Pines boys and girls swimming and diving teams repeated as team titlists at Saturday’s Avocado West League Championships held at Cathedral Catholic High School.
TRC Gymnastics athletes Ryan Noonan, Alexia Civit and Dylin Dean put in strong performances at the state and regional championships.
It’s official: Torrey Pines Pop Warner football is back. After the league dissolved this year after 30 years in Carmel Valley, a group of local families rallied for its return as they believed the youth football league is bigger than just the game but a place for players to learn values, foster...
Spurred by a string of six unanswered second half goals, the top-ranked Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team rebounded from a four-goal first half deficit to turn back visiting La Costa Canyon, 14-12, Friday night. The victory moved Torrey Pines to 15-2 overall and 4-0 in Avocado West League play whil
The winner of the 2016 CIF Division II individual championship as a sophomore, Yamawaki carded a brilliant a nine hole, six-under par 30, scrambling for pars on the day’s first two holes before going on a tear that included four birdies and nifty eagle on the par 5 seventh hole.
Torrey Pines defeated Oaks Christian of Westlake Village (Los Angeles County) in the consolation finals of Lions Tournament on April 18.
A few hours before opening draw, veteran La Costa Canyon girls’ lacrosse coach Casey Belitz talked about the predictable unpredictability of the outcome in any contest between her team and Avocado West League rival Torrey Pines.
Using superior depth and domination of the field events, the host Canyon Crest track & field team swept La Costa Canyon in Thursday’s Avocado West League dual meet. The Raven boys won 10-of-16 events while out-scoring LCC, 83-53, in a battle of unbeatens.
The Torrey Pines JV Rugby team finished the 2018-2019 season 6-0, outscoring their opponents an average of 38-11. The Falcons’ season included wins over rivals LCC, Cathedral Catholic and Saint Augustine.
La Costa Canyon rallied from a seemingly insurmountable deficit for a 10-inning, 8-7 Open Division victory over Cathedral Catholic on the first day of the Lions Tournament on April 15.
Paced by junior Caden Fiorini’s five-under par 67, the Torrey Pines boys golf team upended La Costa Canyon Tuesday, April 16, posting a 17-stroke (358-375) victory at Rancho Santa Fe Country Club.
Last year, as a junior, Canyon Crest’s Kamon Stewart burst onto the local track & field scene when he became the Ravens’ first male athlete to win two individual events at the Avocado West Track & Field Championship.
Fifteen-year-old sophomore Tyler Kowack from the Canyon Crest golf team spent last weekend (April 5-8) at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia—yes, the same course where this weekend the top players in the world are pursuing the iconic green jacket given annually to the winner of The Masters.
Sage Canyon School raised over $152,000 in its jogathon while Ocean Air brought in over $115,000. The DMSEF reports that no school has ever raised over $100,000.
Torrey Pines softball advanced to the semifinals of the Falcon-Fiesta Tournament as the Falcons defeated Escondido 6-1 on April 5.
Powered by three-goal performances from juniors Preston Graubart and Gabe Ornee, the Santa Fe Christian boys’ lacrosse team overwhelmed visiting Bishop’s, 10-3, Monday afternoon, April 8.
A four-time CIF individual swimming champion (three in the 100 butterfly and one in the 100 backstroke) and a vital cog in the Falcons’ relay lineup, Torrey Pines senior Leah Coffin has been front-and-center for the last three of Torrey’s nine consecutive women’s CIF team championships.
San Dieguito Academy and Canyon Crest Academy girls softball teams took the field for the 2nd annual “SDUHSD Academy BATtle” March 30. The teams played for the coveted “Academy Bat,” a trophy that the winning team gets to keep at their school until the next season.
The Saints 11U baseball team won the XDS March Madness II tournament in San Clemente the weekend of March 30-31. The team went 5-0 over the two-day tournament, outscoring its opponents 60-22. This is the third tournament win for the team this season.
The Canyon Crest boys and the La Costa Canyon girls won their respective divisions in the Sundevil Invitational held March 30 at Mt. Carmel High School, one of the section's premier annual in-season events.
La Costa Canyon complete a three-game Avocado League West sweep of Torrey Pines with a 9-0 victory on March 29.
Full Japanese but born in Berlin (Germany), Koyama moved to Yokohama, Japan at age 2 and came across the Pacific to San Diego when he was 11. It’s a journey that veteran Torrey Pines Head Coach Richard Contreras was more than happy to see take place.
The Torrey Pines High School boys tennis team, currently undefeated in season play, took to the road on March 22-23 to compete in the 2019 National High School Tennis All-American Team Invitational at the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach.
Torrey Pines High School dancers received a first place award for Small Female Hip Hop, among other top finishes, during the West Coast Elite Dance Nationals competition held March 15 and 16 in Long Beach.
The Rancho Santa Fe Attack G02 Premier team, coached by Nate Hetherington, won the Irvine Spring Classic tournament held March 16-17. Back row: Coach Nate, Leila, Brooke, Shelby, Amanda, Anya, Kayla, Macey, Grace, Maddie, Elizabeth, Jules and Kat; Front row: Riley, Camille, Alex, Cameron, Emma...
In the end, four-time defending CIF champion and currently No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines figuratively held serve by turning aside a spirited effort by Canyon Crest, 11-7.
Always one of the prominent early season track & field events on the high school calendar, the Saturday, March 23, 40th annual Asics/Mt. Carmel Invitational added to its reputation.
Torrey Pines defeated Westview 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 25-22, 25-23) in a nonleague match on March 22.
The UC San Diego' baseball team held a clinic for Solana Beach Little League players on March 24 at Solana Vista Elementary Schoo
The Torrey Pines swim team finished second at the Mission Viejo Invite. The girls team finished in first and the boys took third.
After prevailing in each of the four tournaments since the CIF went to an Open Division format for boys’ tennis in 2015, it’s no surprise that Torrey Pines is a heavy favorite to make it five straight in 2019.
The 7th grade boys basketball team from Carmel Valley Middle School won the 2019 BIG EI8HT Basketball Championship Game held at the Boys & Girls Club in Solana Beach on March 7.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Rancho Bernardo 4-1 in a North County Tournament game on March 15.