The All-Citrus Coast League (CCL) teams were announced last week with a number of Carpinteria High School players and coaches receiving top honors. For boys basketball, the Warriors—who finished tied for first with Nordhoff with a league mark of 9-1—took home the two top individual awards. Sophomore Dylan O’Neill won MVP and coach Scott Sorich was named Coach of the Year along with Nordhoff’s Scott Hannah. Senior Ian Reed was named First Team All-League as was sophomore Mateo Handall. Junior Jose Suarez was placed on the Second Team, and seniors Luke Nakasone and Gabe Medel received Honorable Mention status.
In girls water polo, the Warriors also shared the CCL title with another school, Santa Paula, as each team finished 7-1 in league. Carpinteria coach Sergio Castaneda and Santa Paula coach Trevor Dasnoit shared Coach of the Year honors. Sophomore Alex Zapata and senior Sadie Mead were both named to the First Team. Junior Kate Gay earned a Second Team spot, while junior Cassidy Hajducko and sophomores Piper Clayton and Briana Rodriguez earned Honorable Mention recognition.
For girls basketball—who finished fourth in the CCL with a 3-7 record—senior Kaela Kelley nabbed First Team honors and junior Hannia Hernandez was named to the Second Team. In girls soccer, the Warriors finished 0-9-2 in last place, but, still received plenty of honors: senior Dayne Wagner was named to the First Team and junior Sidney Smolnikar was named to the Second Team. Honorable Mention status was awarded to senior Erika Estrada, sophomore Karen Gamez and junior Kenna Mayer. In boys soccer, the Warriors finished fourth going 3-5-2 in the CCL. Among the team’s players, senior Adrian Gonzalez was named to the First Team and senior Enrique Gutierrez was placed on the Second Team. Senior Gabriel Perez and juniors Isaac Benitez and Vincent Rinaldi took home Honorable Mention honors.