High school sports roundup: October 21, 2022

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Claremont High

Boys water polo

Claremont High School’s Palomares Carousel tournament was rescheduled to next Monday, October 24. Opponents and game times are still TBD.

On Thursday, October 20, the Pack traveled to Valhalla to participate in the San Diego Open after press time.

On Saturday, October 29, the team will learn its postseason fate when the various CIF-Southern Section boys’ water polo playoff brackets are released.


Girls volleyball

The Pack closed out its 2022 season last Tuesday, October 11 with a 3-2 loss at Alta Loma. Claremont did not make the playoffs this year.



Last Friday, October 14, Claremont opened up its San Antonio League campaign with a 30-16 win at Chaffey. Senior running back Caden Campuzano was in the spotlight again, finding the end zone three times and rushing 19 times for 170 yards. His senior counterpart Nathan Giles had a spectacularly productive night, rushing five times for a whopping 130 yards and one touchdown.

Full stats from Friday’s game are available at maxpress.com.

The result gives CHS a 1-0 league record and raises its overall record to 5-2 ahead of its Friday, October 21 homecoming game against Don Lugo. Next Friday, October 28, the team will head to West Covina. Kickoffs are set for 7 p.m.


Boys and girls cross-country

The teams had a bye last week, but will return to action this 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.

The teams’ next races are scheduled for Friday, November 4 when they participate in the Palomares League Finals meet at Ayala Park.


Girls golf

On Thursday, October 13, the Wolfpack picked up a 221-251 victory over Bonita at Marshall Canyon to wrap up Palomares League play.

Claremont participated in Palomares League Individual Finals at Western Hills Country Club and Jurupa Hills Golf Course on October 18 and 19. Junior Kristina Xu finished first out 23 golfers with a three below par, earning her Palomares League MVP. She finished at Western Hills Country Club, a par 71 course, with an even 71 strokes. Then finished three strokes below par at Jurupa Hills, also a 71 course, for a total score of 139 out of a possible 142 strokes.

Kristina, along with sophomore teammate Riley Wang and freshmen Ella Santiago and Taara Reddy, will represent CHS and the Palomares League at CIF Southern Region Finals at the Los Serranos Country Club next Tuesday.


Girls tennis

Last Thursday, October 13, the team traveled to Bonita and won 14-4 in a Palomares League matchup. Then on Tuesday, October 18, the Pack hosted Ayala and won 15-3. Claremont wrapped up league play on Thursday, October 20 with a match at Alta Loma that was played after press time.

On October 25 and 26 the Pack will participate in CIF Individual Pre-lims.

Editor’s note: results from The Webb Schools were incomplete at press time.


CHS senior tennis players (L-R) Angelina Alkhouri, Sydney La and Kyriaki Papadatos played their final home match of their careers this week, a 15-3 victory over Ayala. The team also raised about $200 for Breast Cancer Prevention Partners by selling boba at the match. Photo/courtesy of Kathy Settles


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