Winning in championship style
CHS track continues its dominance in league play
The Lady Wolfpack have confirmed their Sierra League champions status for the third year in a row. Claremont trounced Ayala 97-39 on the girls side at their final regular season meet to defend their title.
The Pack race in the Sierra League Preliminaries at Chino Hills this Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m. League Finals will be next Thursday, May 2 at 3 p.m., also at Chino Hills.
Claremont secured 2 more key league victories last week. The Pack swept both Glendale and Crescenta Valley, winning each set by at least a 9-point margin. Claremont looks to finish the season undefeated in the Pacific League at home, with their next match against Burroughs going on this Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. Pick up next Friday’s COURIER for a feature article on the Pack’s final regular season match.
Claremont went 1-2 in their 3 games this week, first beating Charter Oak last Thursday 4-0. Kiana Moreno, Rosalie Keirns and Brittney Attaway each had 2-hit games for the Pack. However, a 15-6 loss to South Hills and a 6-0 loss to Ayala mean that Claremont is rooted with only one win in the Sierra League. The Lady Wolfpack take to the diamond again on Tuesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. when they host St. Lucy’s.
The Wolfpack responded to a defeat by Damien by taking the return game 6-2. Josh Chua knocked in 2 RBIs, and Andrew Bernstein threw a complete, 7-strikeout game for Claremont. On Tuesday, Claremont dropped a close one to Chino Hills, losing 8-6. Matt Donley and Danny Ireland each had 2 RBIs.
The Pack are now 5-5 in league, sitting in third place with a Centennial Tournament game this weekend and a home game against Charter Oak on Tuesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m.
With one more matches to go until the end of the regular season, the Pack have already shut the lights out on the Sierra League. Another couple of victories against Charter Oak and Chino Hills means that Claremont continues to improve its doubles pairings for the playoffs. Claremont won each match 17-1. Stay tuned for the CIF playoff draw and Sierra League Preliminaries, with the individual tournament being next Tuesday, April 30.
Webb boys golf continued their winning streak with 2 more victories against Pasadena Poly, 204-221, and Flintridge, 191-218. The Gauls have one more match before Prep League Preliminaries next Tuesday, April 30.
Webb badminton lost 2 games, but came back to defeat Mayfield 12-2. Scores for the league finals tournament for the 12-4 Gauls will be in next Friday’s COURIER.
Webb boys tennis is now 0-4 in the Prep League after a 14-4 loss to Flintridge, and a 13-5 defeat to Pasadena Poly. The Gauls close out their season with 2 matches next week starting with a home match against Chadwick this Tuesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m.
Vivian Webb softball won their fourth Prep League game, defeating Chadwick 4-2. The Lady Gauls are now 4-4, with a couple more games to go to push for the playoffs.
Gauls baseball lost their first league game, 5-3, to Flintridge last week. However, Webb responded by beating Pasadena Poly 3-2, and have 6 more games to secure a playoff bid.
— Chris Oakley