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  • All-County girls tennis: First team By KENNY CONNOLLY
    The Register’s All-County girls tennis team for 2015. FIRST TEAM Singles Constance Branstine, Villa Park, Sr. The Register’s athlete of the year.
    Fri Dec 18, 2015
  • Girls tennis player of the year: Constance Branstine, Villa Park By KENNY CONNOLLY
    By nature, the Branstine family is an athletically gifted bunch. Cassidy – the eldest of the three Branstine girls – plays tennis for UC Irvine, while Carson – the youngest – is ranked as the top freshman in the state, and the No. 4 prospect nationally for the class of 2019. There’s als
    Fri Dec 18, 2015
  • Girls tennis coach of the year: Rey Lejano, Yorba Linda By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Rey Lejano was beginning to run out of coach speak and Yorba Linda hadn’t even sniffed the start of league play. “I was throwing all the clichés at them,” the Mustangs girls tennis coach quipped. “You know the whole, ‘Take it one match at a time. Momentum starts off small. Keep believing.&rsquo
    Fri Dec 18, 2015
  • All-County girls tennis: Second, third teams By KENNY CONNOLLY
    The Register’s All-County girls tennis teams for 2015. SECOND TEAM Singles Kristina Breisacher, Santa Margarita, Sr. Katie Chang, Santa Margarita, Jr. Lindsay Hung, San Clemente, So. Judy Kam, University, Sr.
    Fri Dec 18, 2015
  • Sunny Hills' Wan battles, but falls in CIF-SS singles final By ANDREW TURNER
    SEAL BEACH – Sunny Hills’ Christie Wan arrived at the CIF-SS Individual tennis championships as the Freeway League’s No. 1 seed. After winning five matches without dropping a set to get to the championship round, Wan could not stop history from being made by Peninsula of Rolling Hills Estates’ Ena Shibah
    Thu Dec 03, 2015
  • Branstine, Wan advance to CIF-SS individual semifinals
    In CIF-SS girls tennis individual championships on Wednesday: Villa Park’s Constance Branstine and Sunny Hills’ Christie Wan each advanced to Thursday’s CIF Individuals semifinals
    Thu Dec 03, 2015
  • Girls tennis athlete of the week: Jadie Acidera, JSerra By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Jadie Acidera JSerra The two-time defending Trinity League champ advanced to the CIF Individual Championship round of 32 with a pair of victories over the San Joaquin and Baseline League champs last week, the latter coming in 6-0, 6-0 fashion.
    Tue Dec 01, 2015
  • Fall notes: Trabuco Hills to play for spot in state final
    Trabuco Hills is the lone county girls volleyball team still alive in the CIF State playoffs. The Mustangs will attempt to book their spot in the state final when they play at Redondo Union on Tuesday at 7 p.m. This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season. Redondo Union, which lost to Mater Dei in the CIF-SS D
    Mon Nov 30, 2015
  • Girls tennis O.C. Top 10 (11-23-15) By KENNY CONNOLLY
    1. Corona del Mar 2. Dana Hills 3. Northwood 4. University 5. San Clemente 6. Newport Harbor 7. JSerra 8. Santa Margarita 9. Villa Park 10. Valencia
    Mon Nov 23, 2015
  • Girls tennis athlete of the week: Danielle Willson, CdM By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Danielle Willson Corona del Mar The Sea Kings sophomore won the decisive match against Arcadia High in last week’s CIF Southern California Regional Team Championship. Willson’s three-set victory gave CdM a 4-3 win in the tournament’s second round before it was eventually upended by the eventual cha
    Mon Nov 23, 2015
  • O.C. teams knocked out of regional tennis playoffs By KENNY CONNOLLY
    After sweeping through their first-round matches earlier in the week, the girls tennis teams for Corona del Mar, Dana Hills and Northwood each saw their team season come to the end Friday in the CIF USTA Southern California Regional Championships. The Dolphins and the Timberwolves were knocked out in second-round play early in the day at
    Fri Nov 20, 2015
  • Girls tennis: Tuesday's results from Southern California Regional
    The results from Tuesday's matches in the USTA Southern California Regional. FIRST ROUND Peninsula 7, Bishop's/La Jolla 0 Rancho Bernardo/San Diego 6, Mira Costa 1 Corona del Mar 7, Stockda
    Tue Nov 17, 2015
  • Girls tennis O.C. top 10 (11-16-15) By KENNY CONNOLLY
    1. Corona del Mar 2. Dana Hills 3. University 4. Northwood 5. San Clemente 6. Newport Harbor 7. JSerra 8. Santa Margarita 9. Villa Park 10. Valencia
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Girls tennis athlete of the week: Emilee Duong, Valencia By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Emilee Duong Valencia The Tigers junior went unbeaten from the quarterfinal stage on last week, guiding Valencia to a Division 3 championship victory over Yorba Linda. In the semis and finals alone, Duong posted five 6-0 score lines, with her closest set finishing at 6-2. Contac
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Girls scholar-athlete of the week: Kristina Breisacher, Santa Margarita By DAMIAN CALHOUN
    KRISTINA BREISACHER SANTA MARGARITA TENNIS GPA: 4.0 Breisacher again proved to be one of the best players in the Trinity League, finishing as the league runner-up for a second consecutive season and has qualified for the CIF Individuals. She has been ranked among the Top 20 players in South
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Fall notes: Mater Dei volleyball trying to get back to finals
    Mater Dei’s girls volleyball team is one victory away from making a third consecutive trip to the CIF-SS Division 1AA finals. Standing in the Monarchs’ way is second-seeded Great Oak of Temecula. The teams meet Tuesday in a semifinals match at Mater Dei at 7 p.m. The teams met last month in the California Challenge to
    Mon Nov 16, 2015
  • Pairings for the girls tennis regionals
    The pairings for the CIF-SS/USTA Southern California Regional for girls tennis were released Saurday. GIRLS TENNIS  USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL First round, Tuesday, 2 p.m. La Jolla Bishop's at #1 Peninsula
    Sun Nov 15, 2015
  • Valencia too much for Yorba Linda in Division 3 final By KENNY CONNOLLY
    CLAREMONT - There was no real need for introductions pre-match. The Valencia and Yorba Linda girls tennis teams were plenty familiar with one another even before Friday’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3 final, having played each other two months ago. The faces were the same. The score line ultimately was too. In thi
    Fri Nov 13, 2015
  • Magnolia, Vo savor the moment despite loss to Thacher By BRIAN REED-BAIOTTO
    CLAREMONT - It didn't end the way they would have liked, but the Magnolia girls tennis team made history Friday at the Claremont Club. Thacher of Ojai cruised to a 13-5 victory in the CIF-SS Division 5 final against a Magnolia team making its first finals appearance, but a young star emerged for the Sentinels in freshman Tiffany Vo
    Fri Nov 13, 2015
  • CdM's fall ends O.C. streak in Division 1 final By KENNY CONNOLLY
    The teams change, as the do the faces, every November. For the past decade, however, there’s been one constant in the Division 1 girls tennis finals: an Orange County representative. Second-seeded Corona del Mar appeared poised to extend that streak Wednesday, but the Sea Kings were never able to capture a lead and ultimate
    Wed Nov 11, 2015
  • CIF-SS girls tennis playoffs: Scores, schedule
    Scores and schedule for the CIF-SS girls tennis playoffs: GIRLS TENNISDIVISION 1 Quarterfinals, MondayPeninsula 13, Northwood 5Dana Hills 11, University 7Harvard-Westlake 10, Mira Costa 8Corona del Mar 14, San Clemente 4 Semifinals, Wednesday, 2 p.m.Peninsula
    Tue Nov 10, 2015
  • Dana Hills finds way back to semifinals By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Five games is all that separated the University and Dana Hills girls tennis teams when the two county powers battled to a 9-9 result in September. After the opening round of Monday’s playoff match, it looked as though the teams were headed for the same result. By winning four sets in each of the final two rounds, the visiti
    Mon Nov 09, 2015
  • Girl tennis O.C. Top 10 (11-9-15) By KENNY CONNOLLY
    1. Corona del Mar 2. San Clemente 3. University 4. Dana Hills 5. Northwood 6. Newport Harbor 7. JSerra 8. Santa Margarita 9. Villa Park 10. Sage Hill
    Mon Nov 09, 2015
  • Girls tennis athlete of the week: Julianna Sabile, Troy By KENNY CONNOLLY
    Julianna Sabile Troy The Warriors freshman teamed with Hannah Kim to go unbeaten last week in the first opening rounds of the Division 2 playoffs. Sabile's play was an integral part of Troy's 14-4 and 15-3 victories over Vista Murrieta and San Juan Hills. Sabile and Kim tallied a perfect 30-0 doubles mark in league
    Mon Nov 09, 2015
  • Girls tennis playoffs results and updated schedule
    Scores and updated schedule from the CIF-SS girls tennis playoffs. GIRLS TENNIS DIVISION 1Second round, FridayPeninsula 12, Villa Park 6Northwood 12, JSerra 6Dana Hills 13,. Marlborough 5University 10, Campbell Hall 8Mira Costa 11, Santa Margarita 7Harvard-Westlake 10
    Sat Nov 07, 2015