Rams go a long way to get playoff win
It took four hours by bus to get there, but it was well worth the trip for the Cate boys basketball team on Tuesday night.
Behind 23 points from junior Etha Ng, the Rams defeated San Jacinto Valley, 61-52, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 5A second-round playoff game. Khadim Pouye, who finished with 19 points, buried a 3-pointer and made an old-fashion three-point play late in the game to help the Rams put it away.
The Rams host Carpinteria, which also won on Tuesday night ( a final score was not reported), in a quarterfinal game on Thursday at 7 p.m.
SAN MARCOS 15, CATE 3
Dominik Stefanov went 3-0 at No. 1 singles, while Alex Chow and Daniel Newton finished 2-1 at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, to lead the Royals to a convincing win.
Sam Friedman and Alex Stefanov also combined to go 3-0 in doubles, while Ivar Bjork and Alex Wilson finished 2-0 for San Marcos.
Ethan Ha led the Rams, finishing 2-1 at No. 1 singles.
CARPINTERIA 15, CHANNEL ISLANDS 3
Carlos Costilla went 3-0 in singles and Esteban Zapata paired with Luke Nahooikaika and Sam Castillo to win his three doubles matches for the Warriors in their season-opening win.
GIRLS WATER POLO
san marcos 11, mater dei 10 (OT)
Ella Prentice scored 15 seconds into overtime to give the Royals the win in CIF-Southern Section Division 1 consolation semifinal match.Fiona Kuesis and Cassidy Miller had three goals apiece, while Megan Musick and Prentice finished with two each for San Marcos.
DOS PUEBLOS 10, NEWPORT HARBOR 9
Anna Cable had eight saves and Abbi Hill scored three goals to lead the Chargers (22-9) to a CIF-Southern Section Division 1 consolation semifinal win. Hill, who also had two blocks and two exclusions earned, scored the game winner with 21 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.Dos Pueblos will meet San Marcos in the consolation final on Thursday at San Marcos at 5 p.m.
PREP BASEBALLOXNARD 10, SAN MARCOS 9
Jack Winterbaur launched a three-run homer and Logan Ring had three hits, including a two-run triple for the Royals, who fell to 1-1.Despite the loss, San Marcos made a game of what was a laugher for the first three innings. The Royals trailed 10-0 after the third inning before staging a big rally. San Marcos, trailing 10-9, had the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the seventh (the final inning in high school baseball), but couldn’t get another run.AGOURA 6.DOS PUEBLOS 2Mason Boelter had an RBI single, while Nate Jordan, Luke Roberts and Parker Ledbetter each had hits for the Chargers in their loss.Nico Martinez started on the mound for Dos Pueblos and went five innings and had five strikeouts.
GIRLS SOFTBALLWESTLAKE 4,DOS PUEBLOS 3
Junior catcher Mykenzie Ramirez homered and Jess Reveles stole home twice for the Chargers in a season-opening loss to the Warriors.Dos Pueblos received a strong start in the circle from Allie Speshyock, who allowed one earned run in six innings.
CARPINTERIA 12,BISHOP DIEGO 0
Marisa Mata had three runs batted in and Victoria Gonzalez tossed five scoreless innings to lead the Warriors to a season-opening victory over the Cardinals.Carpinteria collected eight hits to score 12 runs.
COLLEGE BASEBALLEAST L.A. 1, SBCC 0
Troy Maki threw seven shutout innings to lead East L.A. past SBCC at Pershing Park.Jack Aldrich, Toby Spach and Tristan Perrin were used during the first three innings on the mound for the Vaqueros. Perrin ended up going four innings, during which he allowed only four hits.SBCC shortstop Nick Prainito finished 3-for-4 at the plate, while Logan Pollack was 2-for-4. Prainito was the only Vaquero to reach third base in the game.
MEN’S TENNISSBCC 5, SADDLEBACK 4
Andres Decock won a three-set match at No. 2 singles, and combined with Dominic Signorello to earn another point at No. 1 doubles to lead the Vaqueros to a narrow victory.SBCC improved to 2-2 while handing Saddleback (3-1) its first loss of the early season.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALLWESTMONT 89, BETHESDA 35
Freshman guard Krissy Miyahara finished 8-for-12 from 3-point range and tallied a game-high 24 points to lead the Warriors (19-7) to an easy victory. Miyahara also had five rebounds and four assists.Westmont outscored Bethesda, 23-7, in the second quarter to take control of the game.
MEN’S TENNISCAL LUTHERAN 7, WESTMONT 2
Corey Stephens and Jordan Stradnessearned a point at No. 2 doubles for the Warriors, and Matthew Alleman and Jason Wegener collected Westmont’s other point with a win at No. 3 doubles.
WESTMONT 7 CAL LUTHERAN 2
CadePierson (No. 1 singles), Taylor Cheung (No.3 singles), Emily Peterson (No.4 singles), Rachal Jackson (No. 5 singles) and Zarina Huber (No. 6 singles) were all winners for the Warriors.
WOMEN’S SOFTBALLL.A. MISSION 3, SBCC 2