Local High School Sports Roundup

by Andrew Alonzo | [email protected]

Raised of Claremont

boys water polo

The boys have had a week off and will be back in action at 5.30pm on Thursday September 22 against Burroughs at home in the Wolfpack Varsity Tournament, followed by a 7.30pm game against Temple City. On Saturday, September 24, the tournament action continues with matches against two opponents TBD, playing times are also TBD.

girls volleyball

Last Thursday, September 8, the Wolfpack opened Palomares League play at Glendora, where they lost 3-0.

Last weekend, the Wolfpack participated in the Ayala Tournament at Ayala High School. The team’s first game on Friday, September 9, was a 2-0 victory over La Quinta, followed by a 1-1 afternoon draw against Corona Centennial. On Saturday, September 10, the team tied San Dimas, 1-1, before losing 1-0 to the Saints later that afternoon in a one-set elimination match.

On Tuesday, September 13, the team secured a 3-0 league win at home to Colony.

The pack was scheduled to host Bonita after press time on Thursday, September 15. Claremont travels to Ayala on Tuesday September 20 and hosts Alta Loma on Thursday September 22. The first services are at 4:30 p.m.

Soccer

The team suffered a 28-7 loss out of the league on Friday, September 9 at Colony. Senior running back Brandon Cole scored the Wolfpack’s only touchdown with about five minutes left in the first quarter. Cole finished with 12 carries for 34 yards.

Claremont High School seniors Tyson Redding, left, and Zack Leeper tackle Colony senior wide receiver Donovan English during the third quarter of last Friday’s 28-7 loss to Ontario. MAIL photo/Andrew Alonzo

On Friday, September 16, the pack travels to Alta Loma for a non-league game at 7 p.m. Next Friday, September 23, the team will host Bonita at 7 p.m.

Cross-country skiing boys and girls

Key results from the Palomares League meeting at CHS on Saturday, September 10: Out of five schools, the men’s varsity team came third overall with a combined score of 68. The peloton riders finished seventh, eighth, 14th, 19th and 20th overall up the score. Ayala finished first with a score of 24 and Glendora finished second with 42 to complete the top three.

Out of four schools, the women’s varsity team placed second overall with 30 points, with the runners finishing first, third, fifth, 10th and 11th. Ayala took first place with a score of 27. Wolfpack junior and varsity captain Denise Jie Yi Chen placed first in the women’s three-mile race with a time of 18:09.53. CHS junior Alexa Gossett was third in 19:15.09.

To see other race results or athlete times, visit live.athletic.net/meets/17290.

On Thursday, September 15, teams competed in the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic at Great Park in Irvine after press time. Results will be posted as soon as they are available on athletic.net/CrossCountry/meet/206390.

Next Saturday, September 24, teams will head north for the 2022 Nike Portland Cross-Country Invitational at Blue Lake Regional Park near Portland, Oregon. Races are due to start at 9 a.m. Live results can be viewed at: athletic.net/CrossCountry/meet/206753/info.

girls golf

On Monday, September 12, the team placed first in the Walnut Tournament at the California Country Club in Whittier. The top three teams were Claremont (313), Rowland (329) and Mission Viejo (338). On Wednesday, September 14, the team defeated Los Osos, 223-268, at Marshall Canyon Golf Course in La Verne in a non-league game.

Next Wednesday, September 21, the team will once again host Los Osos at Marshall Canyon. The following day, the team will kick off Palomares League play when they travel to Glendora Country Club to play Glendora.

Girls tennis

Due to excessive heat over the past week, CHS tennis matches have been cancelled.

The team returned to action this week with three home games. On Tuesday, September 13, The Pack closed out the preseason with a 10-8 victory over Temescal Canyon. Then, on Wednesday, September 14, he opened Palomares League play with a 16-2 win over Alta Loma. Thursday’s non-league game against Walnut was played after press time.

Zhen Wang, a Claremont High School sophomore, pulls herself together ahead of her game-breaking serve against Alta Loma sophomore Angelina Olivas on Wednesday at CHS. Wang lost 7-6, but the Pack won the Palomares League opener, 16 – 2. COURIER photo/Andrew Alonzo

Next week, the team will play three games again, each at 3:30 p.m. On Tuesday, September 20, the pack travel to Glendora for league action. On Wednesday, September 21, the team will host Redlands in a non-league match. Finally, on Thursday, September 22, the Pack will host Colony to continue league play.

Webb Schools

boys water polo

On Friday, September 9, the boys competed in the Ayala Tournament at Ayala High School. The team started the competition on a sour note, losing 15-1 to La Habra and then 10-3 to the hosts. The Gauls bounced back on Saturday 10 September, beating Montclair 10-2 before losing 19-2 to Don Lugo in the afternoon.

On Tuesday, September 13, the team hosted Montclair in non-league action, emerging 8-7 winners. Thursday’s Valle Vista league home game against Sierra Vista was played after press time.

At 11 a.m. on Saturday September 17, the Gauls will host El Rancho in a non-league match.

girls volleyball

Last Thursday, September 8, the team’s game at Big Bear was canceled due to fires in the area. On Tuesday, September 13, the Gauls lost 3-0 to Western Christian at home in the San Joaquin League match.

On Saturday, September 17, the team will host a league doubleheader against Avalon. The first match is set at 11 a.m., the second around 12:15 p.m.

Soccer

Last Saturday, September 10, the team’s non-league game at Stevenson was called off. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, the team will face Silver Valley at home in a Manzanita League game.

Next Saturday, September 24, the team will travel to Winchester to take on Temecula Prep in a Manzanita League match. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m.

girls golf

Last Thursday, Sept. 8, the team defeated Marshall Fundamental High School, 240-286, at Eaton Canyon Golf Course in Pasadena in a non-league game.

On Tuesday September 13, the Gauls beat West Covina, 232-294, in a non-league match at the Alhambra Golf Course. Thursday’s non-league rematch against West Covina at Marshall Canyon Golf Course in La Verne was played after press time.

The team is back in action against Rowland on Saturday, October 1 at Marshall Canyon. Departure is scheduled for 3:15 p.m.

Girls tennis

Last Thursday, September 8, the team secured a 17-1 home win over Garey. On Tuesday, September 13, the team traveled to Sierra Vista and won 15-3.

On Thursday, September 15, the Gauls kicked off their San Joaquin League campaign with a home game against Tarbut V’Torah, which was played after press time.

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