CARPINTERIA HIGH SCHOOL
April 10 – The inaugural “Olivas Links inter squad nine-hole winner take all cheeseburger championship” ended in a tie in breezy conditions. Jacob Mata and Jose Gonzalez shot 40, tying for after-game cheeseburgers. “The course is in great condition, and I was pleased the team was able to match its perfection with some low scores,” said Warriors coach Chris Cochrane, also citing the play of Diego Mendez and Gage Dinning who shot 41 and 43, respectively. “I didn’t mind springing for an extra first place burger as the team had a solid round,” exclaimed Cochrane.
April 11 – The Carpinteria High School boys tennis team was beaten by Dos Pueblos, losing the non-league match, 14-4. Kirby Zapata/Austin Stone swept in doubles. “Myles Morgan started a bit slow, but really turned it on in the end beating the Chargers Number-one player, 6-2,” said Warriors coach Charles Bryant. “We would be down 0-40 in some of our games and go for something too big or too early,” explained Bryant. “So, I give Laura Housinger, the Dos Pueblos coach, a lot of credit, she has done a great job with that young team,” added Bryant. Carpinteria is now 16-4 overall and still 8-0 in the Citrus Coast League.
April 16 – The Carpinteria High School boys tennis team claimed the first ever Citrus Coast League championship by beating Nordhoff, 11-7. In doubles, Ian McCurry/Esteban Zapata, Luke Nahooikaika-Anderson/Cameron Gralewski and Solomon Nahooikaika-Anderson/Kirby Zapata all went 2-1 with the loss coming to the Rangers newly formed tandem. “In singles, Austin Stone led us again, going 3-0 and beating a tough Nordhoff player who had given him trouble in the previous two meetings,” said Warriors coach Charles Bryant. Myles Morgan and Carlos Costilla also picked up a win each to go 1-2 on the day. “I was very proud of the boys today, and how they upped their games to compete,” explained Bryant. Carpinteria is now 17-4 overall and finishes the Citrus Coast League, 9-0.
Track and field
April 16 – The Carpinteria High School track and field team split at Fillmore with the boys topping the Flashes, 58 to 57, and the girls coming up short against the home team, 61-57. The Rinaldi brothers won the 100 and 400 meters with sophomore Caesar taking the 100 with a time of 11.87 seconds, and junior Victor capturing the 400 with a time of 52.04. Isaac De Alba won the shot put with a 46.0-foot toss. Kameron Dayka took the long jump at 18.0, teammate Ever Santamaria captured the triple jump with a leap of 36 feet, five inches. Saul Hernandez was victorious in the 200 at 24.15. Josie Gordon won the 100 and 200 with times of 13.70 and 30.60. Shaylah Alvarez doubled in the long jump and triple jump with distances of 14 feet, seven inches and 31 feet, five inches. Lucy Light captured the 100-meter hurdles in 17.82 seconds while Alejandra Cardona took the 300m hurdles in 56.08. Fatima Cervantes and Grace Lewis won the vertical jumps, as Cervantes cleared four feet, six inches in the high jump. Lewiselevated over the six-foot, six-inch mark in the pole vault.
April 11 – The Carpinteria High School softball team played their senior game against Hueneme, taking advantage of their home field in a 15-4 win over Hueneme. Senior Eliana Gonzalez drove in six runs on three hits to lead the Warriors. The offensive onslaught came from doubles by seniors Isabel Studt and Gonzalez, and junior Victoria Gonzalez, a fielder’s choice by senior Jauslyn Richardson and an error on a ball put in play by senior Marisa Mata. Senior Kylie Barber was the winning pitcher for Carpinteria, surrendering two runs on two hits over four innings, striking out one and walking one. J. Neri took the loss for Hueneme, allowing 15 hits and 15 runs over five-and-a-third innings, striking out one and walking one. Studt, sophomore Kenna Mayer, and senior Rebecca Bray also managed multiple hits for the Warriors. Studt led Carpinteria with four hits in five at bats. “They all have great energy and great relationships with one another after playing softball together for as long as they have,” said Warriors coach Dakotah Wilcox. This is a great group of seniors, they’ll be missed,” concluded Wilcox.
April 15 – The Carpinteria High School softball team fell to Santa Ynez, 10-0. Madison Mora was in the pitcher’s circle for Carpinteria. Mora went three innings, allowing five runs on seven hits, while striking out one. Victoria Gonzalez threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Eliana Gonzalez and Roxana Maceda each collected one hit to lead Carpinteria. Overall, the Warriors are now 5-11.
April 10 – Fresh off a 10-0 loss the day prior, the Cate School baseball team responded by knocking off the Santa Clara Saints at home by a 6-4 score. Senior Jack Deardorff finished two for four with a double, fellow senior Cal Sinclair was two for three with a double and freshman Tyler Tom finished two for three on the afternoon. Sophomores William Deardorff and Daniel Panadero both went one for three, as did junior Scott Holmes who had a double in the early goings of the contest. Senior Ethan Cassulo tossed four innings and gave up one hit while striking out two. After a brief appearance from Tom, junior Dalton Phillips took the bump and threw three innings of relief without giving up a hit to close out the victory. “Cate’s pair of brothers, Scott and freshman Matty Holmes and Jack and William Deardorff, all played very well defensively,” said Rams assistant Dave Soto. The Rams move to 5-2 in Frontier League play, putting themselves in a first-place tie with Santa Clara.
April 16 – The Cate School baseball team led by senior Jack Deardorff, notched a 7-0, non-league victory over Ojai Valley School. The right-hander made history for Cate, throwing a no-hitter in the win. It is the second no-hitter in three years for Cate with the Class of ‘17’s Joel Revo tossing the other. “Not only did Deardorff, Class of ‘19 shine on the mound, he was strong at the plate as well, going three for four with a double,” said Rams assistant Dave Soto. Senior McCarthy Willett also had two hits for Cate, while freshmen Charlie Schofield and Matty Holmes both had singles. Sophomore William Deardorff was one for three, Daniel Panadero finished one for four and Dalton Phillips was one for three. On the mound, Deardorff had 11 strikeouts on the day as well. “The Rams played strong defense behind him. Cooke Tarlton, Class of ‘21, Matty Holmes, Class of ‘22, and Tyler Tom, Class of ‘22, all had fine plays in the field,” explained Soto.
April 11 – The Cate School boys volleyball team battled on Foothill Tech’s turf with the Rams getting beat in five sets: 25-20, 22-25, 22-25, 25-14, 17-15. The primary offense came from junior Theo Mack with 16 kills and senior Cullen Barber with nine kills. “Both had a solid night on the block with Mack earning six blocks and Barber with four,” said Cate coach K.C. Collins. Mack and sophomore Albert Barber had 15 and 12 assists, respectively. “Juniors Alex Kim and Jackson Weinberger both game off the bench to make some great well-timed service runs,” explained Collins.
April 16 – The Cate School boys volleyball team swept Bishop Diego in three sets in what may have been the last match for the Ram seniors on their home court. “Seniors Cullen Barber, Jojo Broussard and Carson Williams contributed with excellent marks in a well-executed match for the night,” said Cate coach K.C Collins. Broussard and Williams both hit a .500, with Williams also notching two blocks. Barber claimed four kills, nine digs and two aces for the night. “Senior Raja Promige, after spending the season nursing a knee injury, came off the bench to serve out the final set to end on a high note for the team,” explained Collins. The win may have secured a berth in the CIF playoffs for the Rams.
April 11 – The Cate School boys tennis team today stayed perfect in the Tri-Valley League at 7-0, and completed league play with a 11-7 win over Laguna Blanca to secure the league championship. Ethan Ha dropped two games on his way to leading the Rams at Number-one singles, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1. At Number-one doubles, the undefeated team of Brad Gordon/Devin Pai stayed perfect going 6-1, 6-1, 7-5. The Rams Number-three doubles, seniors Charles Xie and Stefan Suh, playing together for just the first time all season, won all three of their sets, 6-3, 7-5, 7-5. Bryce Kim picked up one set in singles, and the doubles team of Lucian Prinz/Phil Xu also picked up a set. “Today was really a day about the seniors and possibly their last match at Cate,” said Rams coach Jason Ebin. “They wanted to finish the regular season strong and they did just that,” added Ebin.
April 15 – Number-one seed Ethan Ha from Cate School played his way into the singles final with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Foothill Tech’s Ethan Wang, and then a 6-3, 6-2 win over Villanova’s Tim Quest in the Tri-Valley League finals. Ha will play Bishop Diego’s Luke Williams in the championship. The Rams will also be competing for the doubles championship, as Brad Gordon and Devin Pai stayed unbeaten with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Foothill Tech’s Eesh Manwani/Shiv Bakta and then a 6-0, 6-3 win over Thacher’s George Lawrence/Charlie Tracy. Gordon/Pai take on Thacher’s Max Golbere/John Han in the finals at the Toads’ campus in Ojai.