Here are some highlights from the girls tennis league finals played Thursday:
In the Pacific Coast League:
Woodbridge senior Stephanie Hazel captured the single crown in the PCL final on Thursday, topping Corona del Mar freshman Danielle Willson, 8-1.
University's tandem of Celine Gruaz and
League finals for girls tennis will be held throughout the county this week.
One league sure to produce some intriguing matchups will be the South Coast League.
San Clemente and Dana Hills, which are are tied at No. 5 in this week’s county top 10, finished the regular season tied atop the league standings. Both teams went 6
The Trojans senior captain went unbeaten in victories over No. 3 Corona del Mar and No. 8 Northwood last week, helping University capture its 50th and 51st Pacific Coast League wins in a row. The Trojans unbeaten streak in league dates all the way back to the 2009 season.
Only one Orange County school has a girls tennis team ranked No. 1 in its CIF division.
The school is not a private school or a beach school. It’s not south of the El Toro “Y” nor is it in the county’s northeast hills.
Orange is No. 1 in Division 5 girls tennis.
The Panthers are 16-1 overall and 10
IRVINE It has been suggested in recent years that the University boys tennis program is the most dominant Orange County has to offer.
Five straight CIF championships and 100-plus consecutive league wins will do that for a squad.
Rather quietly, the Trojans’ girls program is following in the boys’ footsteps.
Segerstrom’s boys water polo team picked up a key league victory last week, but the Jaguars aren’t interested in relaxing.
The reigning CIF Division 7 champion has entered this week’s Canyon/Valencia tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday. The tournament includes JSerra, Division Ayala and Empire League contender Va
Since becoming eligible at the start of Crestview League play, Branstine’s presence has taken Villa Park to another level. The gifted five-star junior is 11-0 in singles play, and as a result the Spartans stand atop the league standings with a 4-0 clip. Villa Park can clinch its
Kinnison helps form the No. 1 doubles team for the Diablos this season. The team is one of the key reasons the Diablos entered last week 4-1 in the Sea View League. Kinnison, who scored a 34 on her ACT, is a National Merit Commended Scholar
MISSION VIEJO There was no doubting Capistrano Valley’s Katie Ta was the best player on the court Tuesday afternoon.
San Clemente just happened to be the better team top to bottom.
By earning at least one point from every starter in its lineup, the fifth-ranked Tritons were able to sneak past the Cougars, 10-8, in a
The Eagles junior posted a 9-0 singles clip in team victories over No. 5 San Clemente, Orange Lutheran and No. 10 JSerra last week. After an 0-2 start to the season, Breisacher has led Santa Margarita to nine straight wins, effectively positioning the Eagles atop the Trinity Leagu
Click through the slideshow to see photos from the Canyon vs. El Modena in girls volleyball; Capistrano Valley vs. Aliso Niguel in girls tennis; and Marina vs. Newport Harbor in field hockey. All the matches were played on Tuesday, Oct. 7. 2014.
VILLA PARK – Behind dominating performances from senior Rachel Kim and newcomer Constance Branstine, Villa Park overwhelmed Canyon, 16-2, in a Crestview League matchup at Villa Park High on Tuesday afternoon.
“I was very impressed, especially knowing what Canyon has done,” Villa Park coach Chris Tibbett
From the pregame performance of Corona del Mar’s drumline to the chanting and sign-toting students in the stands, Saturday night’s boys water polo match between the host Sea Kings and Newport Harbor was as much a celebration of the sport as a duel of county top-10 teams.
Second-ranked Corona del Mar won, 9-7, behind four goal
Los Alamitos High School
The Griffins top singles player went 3-0 in last week’s highly anticipated match against then No. 2 Corona del Mar. Lu’s performance spearheaded Los Alamitos’ 10-8 victory, the program’s first-ever win over a top-2 ranked county opponent. Griffins coach Ke
With the final set of the third round still in progress Wednesday afternoon at Los Alamitos High, Griffins girls tennis coach Kevin Garrett positioned himself away from the crowd, noticeably fixated on his clipboard. In a match that potentially could’ve ended in a tie, Garrett was tallying games, trying to predict how a tiebr