MISSION VIEJO - The encouraging shouts from coaches pierced the pool deck with more energy. The cheering from swimmers and spectators featured added enthusiasm. And the Tesoro girls and Capistrano Valley boys went above-and-beyond Tuesday to impress in the South Coast League.
Tesoro’s No. 6 girls defeated the three-time defending l
The shouts of "Atta baby!" and "Let's go Lady Titans!" from coaches pierced the pool deck with more energy.
The cheering from swimmers and spectators featured added elements like a sign and a stadium horn.
And the Tesoro girls and Capistrano Valley boys followed suit Tuesday by going above-and-beyond to impress in the South Coast
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It feels like swimming’s version of rivalry week.
In the first of several anticipated dual meets this week, Capistrano Valley plays host today to Tesoro in a clash of top 10-ranked programs from the South Coast League.
Also today, Dana Hills plays host to San Clemente in a key Sea View League dual. The Dolphins’ boys
The junior captured the 200-yard individual medley (1:56.45), 100 breaststroke (59.06) and raced on a winning medley relay to help lead the Timberwolves to a 99-71 victory against Woodbridge in the Pacific Coast League. He ranks fourth in the county in the breaststroke with a 58.76.
GIRLS WATER POLO
CENTURY LEAGUE (Div. 1)
MVP: Cana Manzella, Foothill, Jr.
First Team: Emily Konishi, Foothill, Jr.; Sydney Groot, Foothill, Sr., Julia Sellers, Foothill, Jr.; Jena Jekums, Canyon, Jr.; Julia Van Marter, Canyon, Jr.; Marcela Portales, Villa P
The big mover in this week’s CIF-SS boys volleyball rankings is Esperanza.
The Aztecs, the defending Division 2 champion, were ranked fifth last week. This week, they are up to No. 2. San Marcos is ranked No. 1.
With the return of Jake Arnitz last week, the Aztecs have become the strong
Garden Grove League
RANCHO ALAMITOS 96, BOLSA GRANDE 69
SANTA MARGARITA 125, JSERRA 43
MATER DEI 88, SERVITE 82
200 medley relay (1:48.90) – SM 1:44.96
200 free (1:50.90) – Carroll (MD) 1:45.72; Cerda (SM) 1
The Trinity League swim meet between Mater Dei and host Servite on Thursday came down to a winner-takes-all finish.
The No.7 Monarchs won the meet-ending 400-yard freestyle relay by a second to emerge with an 88-82 victory.
Mater Dei’s team of Matt Payne, Nick Silvers, John Redoutey and Spencer Carro
In boys swimming Wednesday:
In the Pacific Coast League:
Beckman 98, Irvine 72: Kane Kaneshiro (48.65), Aidan Tol (49.26) and Justin Le (49.67) swept the top three places in the 100-yard freestyle to help lead the host Patriots, who improved to 1-2 in league.
In girls swi
ST. MARGARET’S 79, CREAN LUTHERAN 70
KENNEDY 91, YORBA LINDA 79
Sea View League
MISSION VIEJO 107, LAGUNA HILLS 60
South Coast League
TRABUCO HILLS 117, EL TORO 51
EDISON 107, LOS ALAMITOS 63
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Edison’s boys swim team made sure Tuesday that its showdown against Los Alamitos didn’t turn out like last season.
And the Chargers made sure it wasn’t close.
No. 2 Edison placed first in eight of 11 events, including all three relays, and received double-victories from Wade Nelson
Corey Okubo University The Princeton-bound senior won the 200-yard individual medley (1:50.59) and 100 butterfly (49.47), raced on two meet-record relays and claimed the boys swimmer of the meet award to lead the Trojans to the title at the Foothill Swim Games. In prelims, he set the meet-record in the 200 IM (county-
McCauley is a four-year letterman and two-year captain for the Chargers. He is currently enrolled in AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus, AP Biology, Math SL, College Writing 2 and Statistics from Irvine Valley College where he will earn an Ass