High school sports roundup: October 14, 2022

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Claremont High

Boys water polo

Results from the Varsity October Classic tournament: on Friday, October 7, the Wolfpack traveled to Rowland for two afternoon games. The team sunk Chaparral, 16-8, then beat Canyon Crest Academy, 11-7. Tournament play continued in Claremont on Saturday, October 8 when Troy dealt the team a 19-13 loss. The Pack then bounced back with a 13-12 win over Torrey Pines to conclude the tournament.

The team continued Palomares League play on Monday, October 10 with a 17-5 victory at Ayala. On Wednesday, October 12, the fell at home to Alta Loma, 13-7.

Next week, the team will participate in two tournaments before playoffs. On Monday, October 17, it will host the Palomares Carousel with game times and opponents still TBD. Then on Thursday, October 20, the Pack will travel to Valhalla to participate in the San Diego Open.

Girls volleyball

On Thursday, October 6, the team lost, 3-0, at home game against Ayala in Palomares League play. Then on Monday, October 10, it traveled to La Cañada for nonleague play but lost 3-0. The Pack closed out its 2022 season on Tuesday, October 11 with a 3-2 loss at Alta Loma.

Claremont did not make the playoffs this year.

Football

On Friday, October 7, Claremont won at Covina, 42-23, in its final nonleague game of the season. It was running back Nathan Giles’ turn to shine, as the senior carried the ball six times for 73 yards with three touchdowns.

Full stats from Friday’s game are available at maxpreps.com/games/10-7-2022/football-22/claremont-vs-covina.htm?c=E8slzINiwUyJ-IElVo5t3A#tab=box-score&schoolid=.

The result elevates CHS’s overall record to 4-2 ahead of Friday’s San Antonio League opener at Chaffey. On Friday, October 21, the team will continue league play and host its homecoming game against Don Lugo. Kickoffs are set for 7 p.m.

Boys and girls cross-country

Key results from the Clovis Invitational on Saturday, October 8: the boys took part in the 5,000-meter run finals. Out of 38 teams, the team finished seventh overall with a total score of 274. CHS junior Chad Struempf finished 32nd out of 260 runners in the heat with a time of 16:41.7.

The girls team also participated in the 5,000-meter run finals. Out of 36 teams, the team finished fourth with a total score of 239. CHS junior Denise Jie Yi Chen finished first out of 229 runners in the heat with a time of 18:13.3.

The teams also fielded runners for the freshman and junior varsity races. Full details and times are posted at ca.milesplit.com/meets/486067-asics-clovis-xc-invitational-2022/results#.yzvyps-1h3fc.

The teams had a bye this week and will return to action on Saturday, October 22 for the 74th Annual Mt. San Antonio College Cross-Country Invite, held at Mt. SAC in Walnut. Results and times will be posted at athletic.net/crosscountry/meet/213391/register.

Girls golf

Last Thursday, October 6, the Pack returned to Palomares League play against Glendora with a 215-233 win. Then on Monday, October 10, the team traveled to Ayala and lost 220 – 228. On Tuesday, October 11, the ladies snagged a 209-219 win over Bonita. The team’s match on Thursday, October 13, against Bonita at Marshal Canyon was played after press time.

Claremont High School golfer Kristina Xu hits a shot on the ninth hole at Marshall Canyon Golf Course in La Verne during the Wolfpack’s 209-218 Palomares League win Tuesday, October 11 against Bonita. Kristina, a junior, finished one under par at 35. COURIER photo/Andrew Alonzo

Although the team did not earn a spot in CIF-Southern Section Division I postseason tournament, Claremont golfers will head to individual finals later in the month.

Girls tennis

Last Thursday, October 6, Claremont hosted Glendora in Palomares League action and came away with a 14-4 win. Then on Monday, October 10, the team struggled at Los Osos in a nonleague matchup, losing 13-5. The team’s league game at Bonita on Thursday, October 13 was played after press time.

Next week Claremont will wrap up league play. On Tuesday, October 18, the Pack will host Ayala, then on Thursday, October 20, the team will travel to Alta Loma. Both matches are set for 3:15 p.m.

The Webb Schools

Boys water polo

On Tuesday, October 11, the Gauls hosted Nogales for a Mountain View League match and won 19-4. The team then hosted Edgewood on Thursday, October 13 after press time. On Saturday, October 15, Webb will host Garr.

The team is back in action next Wednesday, October 19 at home against Edgewood at 4 p.m. It then hosts Sierra Vista on Thursday, October 20 at 4 p.m. to close out league play.

Girls volleyball

Last Thursday, October 6, the Gauls lost at Western Christian, 3-0. Then on Friday, October 7, the team stumbled again, this time against Pacifica Christian Newport Beach, falling 3-0. On Wednesday, October 12, Webb traveled to Pacifica Christian and was dealt an identical result, a 3-0 loss.

On Friday, October 14 the team plays its final game of the season, a nonleague matchup at Providence Burbank.

Football

The Gauls returned to Manzanita League action on Thursday, October 13 with a game at California Military Institute that was played after press time. The team continues league play on Saturday, October 22 at home against Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Girls golf

On Thursday, October 6, the team played against Samueli Academy and won 245-362 in San Joaquin League action. Then on Tuesday, October 11, it traveled to Fairmont Prep, but the game was canceled due to lightning in the area. Rather than reschedule, Fairmont Prep took the forfeit loss, giving Webb the win. The team’s Thursday, October 13, match against Pacifica Christian Newport Beach was played after press time.

Next Wednesday, October 19, the Gauls will head to Mile Square Golf Course in Fountain Valley to participate in league prelims and finals for individuals.

Girls tennis

On Friday, October 7, the team played a nonleague game against the Pandas of Immaculate Heart, winning 10-8. Then on Tuesday, October 11, Webb traveled to and defeated Fairmont Prep, 11-7, in a San Joaquin League contest. Friday, October 14’s league matchup against Pacifica Christian Newport Beach was played after press time. The girls will host Capistrano Valley Christian on Saturday, October 15.

The team continues league action next Monday, October 17, with a 3:30 p.m. home game against Western Christian, and wraps up league play at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19 at Tarbut V’Torah.

Boys and girls cross-country

Both teams are out of action until Tuesday, October 18, when the Gauls host a San Joaquin League cluster at Faculty Field. Results will be posted at finishedresults.trackscoreboard.com once available.

After the cluster, the teams will return to action on Saturday, October 22 for the 74th Annual Mt. San Antonio College Cross-Country Invite, held at Mt. SAC in Walnut. Results and times will be posted online at athletic.net/crosscountry/meet/213391/register.

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