Lucas Lossone (Redondo Beach), Aidan Brown (Albuquerque, NM). Rob Mullahey (Manhattan Beach) and Will Bantle (Pacific Palisades) represented the United States at the inaugural U17 FIVB Beach volleyball World Championships in Acapulco, Mexico. Courtesy of Thomas Mullahey
Former Mira Costa High School star Jordan Raney is considered one of the top youth water polo players in the nation.
Water Polo: After being named the CIF Division 3 Player of the Year and a 1st team All-American as a senior at Mira Costa High School, Jordan Raney has been selected as one of 13 players to represent the U.S. at the FINA Youth World Championships in Madrid, Spain Aug. 25-31. in the last month, Raney won gold at the Junior Pan American Championships before winning bronze at the US Open. To help support Raney, visit usawaterpolo.org.
Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding tournaments this weekend at the Hermosa Beach Pier in conjunction with the international Surf Festival. Saturday’s action features Men’s B, Open and Women’s Open divisions followed by Men’s Unrated, Women’s A and Co-ed A and AAA tournaments on Sunday. Cost is $55 per team ($75 for Open divisions). On Saturday, Aug. 8, the CBVA/ROX Youth Tour will hold its eighth of 10 stops in Hermosa Beach. For more information, contact Chris Brown, 310-766-7234. To register, visit cbva.com.
Triathlon: Registration is open for the Day at the Beach Triathlon to be held at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 in Hermosa Beach. The event includes a ¼ mile ocean swim, 10 mile bike and 3 mile run. A 1-hour swim clinic will be offered on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 8 a.m. at 10th Street in Hermosa Beach. Fees are $115 (individual) and $180 (relay). Add $10 after Aug. 31. For more information, visit dayatthebeachtri.com.
Soccer: Registration is open for boys and girls ages 5-14 to attend the 37th Annual Peninsula Soccer Camp at Palos Verdes High School from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day) and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (half day) on Aug. 4-8. Cost is $240 for full day camp; $125 for half day. Camp includes guest speakers, experienced coaching staff and each camper receives a soccer ball. For more information, contact Tom Maier, 310-377-0690 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.
Basketball: Registration is open for the 42nd Annual Peninsula Basketball Camp to be held at Palos Verdes High School from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day) and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (half day) on Aug. 4-8. (boys and girls ages 5-14). Cost is $240 for full day camp; $125 for half day. For more information, contact Tom Maier, 310-377-0690 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.