On the Sidelines: Spring Sports Wrap Up

Spring Sports Post Season Wrap-Up

Baseball

Won the Trinity League championship with a 13-2 record and advanced to the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs as the #2 seed…outscored its opponents, Temecula Valley (11-1) and Hart (12-2) by a score of 23-3 in the first two rounds of the playoffs…was upended on the road by Esperanza in the quarterfinals, 5-1…finished the season with a record of 24-6 and nationally ranked #20 by MaxPreps and #26 by Baseball America…Ty Moore, a junior, was named the Orange County Register Player of the Year….Moore was also named the Trinity League’s most valuable player, as well being touted as a member of the Los Angeles Times All-Southland team and the CIF-SS Division 1 team…Moore posted a 10-2 record on the mound with a 3.16 ERA and hit .510 with a .750 slugging percentage.

Golf (Boys)

Posted first place finishes in the Ayala and Diamondback tournaments…finished in third place with a 5-5 record in the ultra-tough Trinity League…shooting a school-record 362 at Tijeras Creek Golf Club, the team rebounded to win the CIF-SS Southern Team Divisional Championship…went on to place 8th in the CIF-SS Team Championships…Brian Campbell, a senior who will play next year at the University of Illinois, was named to the Orange County Register first team.

Lacrosse (Boys)

Despite finishing in fourth place in the Trinity League and posting an 8-8 overall record, qualified for the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section Division 1 Championships…lost 12-5 to Los Alamitos in the first round of the playoffs.

Lacrosse (Girls)

Finished in third place in the Trinity League with a 4-4 record…for the first time in the program’s three-year history at the varsity level, qualified for the postseason, gaining a berth in the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section Division 2 Championships…won its first-round playoff game vs. JSerra, 11-3…was eliminated with a second round loss to Capo Valley, 9-8.

Softball

Had to overcome injuries to many key players throughout the season, but recovered to win its last three games of the season and finish with a 4-4 record in the Trinity League…qualified for the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs, but lost in the first round to Riverside Poly, 13-6…Amber Freeman, a senior on her way to Arizona State University, was selected to the Orange County Register first team…Freeman finished the season hitting .548 with 11 homeruns and 58 runs batted in.

Swimming (Boys)

Split six dual meets during the season, posting a 3-2 record in the Trinity League…rallied in the CIF-SS Division 1 Championships to beat each of its Trinity League rivals and post a 15th place finish with 55 points…Sophomore Dylan Payne led the way with a third place finish in the 100 yard breaststroke as he posted a school record 57.57…Payne also broke the 50 yard freestyle school record as he led off the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 21.14.

Swimming (Girls)

Won five of their six dual meets, including four of five Trinity League competitions…the only loss came to Santa Margarita in the final dual meet of the season…along the way, upset highly ranked Edison, handing the Chargers their first dual meet loss in four years…finished second overall to Santa Margarita in the Trinity League…scored 37 points in the CIF-SS Division 1 Championships to finish in 18th place…Jiana Vargem, a sophomore, with a 6th place finish in the 100 yard breastroke at the CIF-SS Division 1 Championships, qualified for the CIF Masters Meet.

Tennis (Boys)

Captured first place in the Trinity League with an undefeated 10-0 record…qualified for the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs, but fell in the first round to Woodbridge, 13-5…Justin Agbayani, a junior, was named to the Orange County Register second team.

Track & Field (Boys)

Based on its dual meets record, placed third in the Trinity League…went on to finish third in the CIF-SS Division 2 Championships…Sam Barkley, a senior who will attend the University of Southern California next year, was a CIF-SS Division 2  champion in the 110 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles…Barkley broke schools records in the 110 meter high hurdles (14.08) and 300 intermediate hurdles (37.51).

Track & Field (Girls)

Finished first in the Trinity League as a result of its dual meet record…won the CIF-SS Division 2 Championship, the first such crown in school history…Gia Trevisan, a senior who will play soccer next year at St. Bonaventure University, was a CIF-SS Division 2 champion in the 200 meter…Lupe Medina, a sophomore, Ashlyn Rambo, a freshman, Ellexi Snover, a senior on her way to the University of California, San Diego, and Trevisan were CIF-SS Division 2 champions in the 1600 meter relay… Trevisan set school records in the 100 meter (11.91), 200 meter (24.33) and 400 meter (56.46)…Jessie Stoneman, a junior, Medina, Snover, and Trevisan set a school record 47.98 in the 400 meter relay…a school record 3:50.22 was also posted by Medina, Rambo, Snover, and Trevisan in the 1600 meter relay…Rick Martinez was named the Orange County Register Coach of the Year.

Volleyball (Boys)

Won the Foothill Tournament and then went on to a second place 8-2 record in the Trinity League…posted three-game sweeps over both Huntington Beach and Crespi in the first two rounds of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs…upset #1-seeded Mira Costa at home in a thrilling five-game match, 27-25, 20-25, 25-14, 18-25, 15-9…took out Westlake in four games in the semifinals…outlasted league rival, Santa Margarita, in a pressure-packed five game victory, 22-25-25-19, 17-25, 25-20, 18-16, to capture Mater Dei’s first-ever CIF-SS championship in boys’ volleyball…qualified for the CIF Southern California Division II Regional Championships and beat Clovis North in four games in the first round…lost a tough five-game match to Westlake in the semifinals, 25-21, 17-25, 15-25, 29-27, 16-14…Zack La Cavera, a senior who will play next year at the University of California, Irvine, was named the CIF-SS Division 1 Player of the Year and the Orange County Register Player of the Year…La Cavera had 399 kills and 66 service aces on the season…John Henry, a senior, was named to the CIF-SS Division 1 team and the Orange County Register second team…John Zappia was named to the Orange County Register first team…Adam Cutrell was honored as the CIF-SS Division 1 Coach of the Year and the Orange County Register Coach of the Year.

Phillip Bellomo, Director of Athletics

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