Spring sports CIF update
May 16, 2012
By Emma Redick | Sports Editor | May 16, 2012
As the spring seasons come to a close, individuals and teams will move into CIF. The following teams and individuals qualified for CIF to extend their seasons beyond league play.
Softball: Entering CIF with an 11-1 league record, the Chargers are currently ranked 27 in the state. With eight players returning from taking the CIF championship title last year and the league champion title, the Chargers will enter CIF seeded in the top three teams of division four.
Baseball: Finishing first in channel league, DP finished their season with a league record of 8-4. Thursday, May 17, the Chargers face Trabuco Hills in their first CIF game of division two.
Tennis: Senior Sean Handley is currently leading the boys Dos Pueblos tennis team into the second round of singles CIF play. Finishing the season with a 13-3 record, the Chargers’ veteran doubles team of junior Caleb Franzen and senior Jake Roberts were able to represent Dos Pueblos at Ojai High School in the first round of CIF.
Boys Swim:Despite the graduation of four seniors, DP’s swim team has a bright future. With an 8-0 record in league and titled league champions in ten events at League Finals, the league titles included relays and individual competitors. The qualifiers included, Lester Wright, Walker Bell, Blake Parrish, Alex Valente, Vincent Dodero, Nic Lum, Blake Parrish and Grant Schroeder.
Girls Swim: The Chargers brought home the league title in all three relays. Those three relays along with Madison Faulkner, Janelle Nguyen, Shannon Cleary, Laurel Kistler, Maelyn Adornetto, Emily Swindle and Courtney Nuttall all advanced into the first round of CIF prelims at Riverside. However, the Chargers were unable to advance past prelims.
Volleyball: After losing to Servite, the Chargers were unable to advance passed the second round of CIF play. However, the Dos Pueblos boys volleyball team was able to finish their season with a league record of 6-2.
Track and Field: After the girls team took second place in league and the boys third, the Chargers were able to advance eight athletes to the first round of CIF at Moorpark High School. Out of the final eight, only four were able to advance past prelims, including Addi Zerrenner, Stamatia Scarvelis, Bryan Fernandez and Syndey Eilbacher.