Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys rugby team falls in SoCal semifinals

Mira Costa boys rugby team falls in SoCal semifinals

by Randy Angel In a battle of nationally ranked teams, Mira Costa’s boys rugby team not only saw their chance for a second straight Southern California championship thwarted, but had their 22-game home winning streak snapped in a devastating 26-19 overtime loss. Ranked No. 10 in the nation, Mira Costa matched up well with No. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa sends two wrestlers to Masters Meet

Mira Costa sends two wrestlers to Masters Meet

By Randy Angel Not allowing a single offensive point against him, Mira Costa junior Jared Williams earned the title of CIF wrestling champion Saturday at the Inland Division competition in Temecula. Williams won the 145-pound weight class to lead three Mira Costa wrestlers who placed at the meet. “Jared was amazing,” Mira Costa coach Jimmy […]

 Randy Angel

Bay League girls basketball teams reach CIF quarterfinals

Bay League girls basketball teams reach CIF quarterfinals

By Randy Angel The Bay League is being well represented in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs with all three teams advancing to the quarterfinals in their respective divisions. Top-seeded Redondo, which earned a first-round bye in Division 1AA , recorded it first playoff victory Saturday night with a 61-24 drubbing of visiting Centennial of Corona. Lane […]

 Randy Angel

Costa, Redondo boys fall in basketball playoffs

Costa, Redondo boys fall in basketball playoffs

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys basketball team suffered a heartbreaking loss to end its season Friday night bur Redondo continues to play despite dropping its first-round game in the CIF-SS Open Division. Redondo (23-5) was no match for host Roosevelt and could not capitalize on Ryse Williams’ 23-point performance in an 81-70 loss. The […]

 Randy Angel

Costa girls basketball team advances to second round

Costa girls basketball team advances to second round

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s girls basketball team carried the momentum of winning a share of the Bay League title in the regular-season finale into the postseason, running by visiting Edison 61-33 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A playoffs. Allie Navarette scored 16 points, Kelli Toyooka added 11 points and Halle […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls water polo routs Hillcrest in first round

Redondo girls water polo routs Hillcrest in first round

By Randy Angel Second-seeded Redondo had little trouble advancing to the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs throttling visiting Hillcrest 16-3 on Wednesday. “I thought my team performed very well against Hillcrest,” Redondo coach Shelby Haroldson said. “We came out with lots of intensity and ready to start the playoff season. I think […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo boys enter CIF-SS Division 1 soccer playoffs as Bay League champions

Redondo boys enter CIF-SS Division 1 soccer playoffs as Bay League champions

By Randy Angel In a wild final week of the regular season, Redondo’s boys soccer team walked away with the Bay League thanks to some help from a surprise source. Held scoreless until the final five minutes, a goal by Adam Yorke and another by Alvin Perez with 30 seconds left gave Redondo a 2-1 […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls soccer team earns fourth seed in CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs

Redondo girls soccer team earns fourth seed in CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs

By Randy Angel Redondo’s girls soccer team is seeded No. 4 in Division 2 after finishing second in the Bay League. Redondo (22-3-4) will host University (14-7-2) in the first round on Thursday while Mira Costa (12-4-2) travels to Redlands East Valley (14-4-2) in a game to be played at Citrus Valley High School at […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls earn top seed in CIF Division 1AA basketball playoffs

Redondo girls earn top seed in CIF Division 1AA basketball playoffs

By Randy Angel Despite dropping its final game of the regular season, Redondo’s girls basketball team was given the No. 1 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA playoffs earning a first-round bye when the playoffs begin on Thursday. Redondo (16-9) will host the winner of the Oak Hills-Centennial/Corona game in the second round Saturday. […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo boys basketball team selected to compete in Open Division playoffs

Redondo boys basketball team selected to compete in Open Division playoffs

By Randy Angel After winning its fifth consecutive Bay League title, Redondo’s boys basketball team will be playing among the best teams in Southern California when the elite 16-team Open Division playoffs get under way Friday. Redondo (23-4) will travel to face Roosevelt (18-6) in the first round Friday at 7 p.m. with the winner […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys seek second straight Southern California Youth Rugby title

Mira Costa boys seek second straight Southern California Youth Rugby title

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys rugby team has dominated opponents this season but will face its toughest test Saturday when the Mustangs host Torrey Pines to begin defense of their Southern California Championship. Ranked No. 10 in the nation, Mira Costa captured the Los Angeles Division title Saturday with an impressive 39-10 road win […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo earns second seed in girls water polo playoffs

Redondo earns second seed in girls water polo playoffs

By Randy Angel Building a girls water polo program that can compete with perennial powers Mira Costa and Palos Verdes has been a tough task for Redondo head coach Shelby Haroldson but the success of her squad this season went far beyond her expectations. “I definitely knew at the beginning of the season that this […]

 Randy Angel

Prep gridiron stars selected to All-CIF football teams

Prep gridiron stars selected to All-CIF football teams

By Randy Angel With the new alignment of divisions created by the CIF Southern Section, earning a spot on an All-CIF team has become a little more difficult, yet 16 football players from the South Bay  received the honor after leading their teams to winning seasons. Redondo running back Jermar Jefferson was named to the […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union hoops squad runs winning streak to 16, seizes Bay League, with victory over Peninsula

Redondo Union hoops squad runs winning streak to 16, seizes Bay League, with victory over Peninsula

  by Paul Teetor The Bay League showdown turned into a Bay League slowdown. The good news for the Peninsula Panthers in Tuesday night’s fight for the Bay League title:  they held the high flying Redondo Sea Hawks to a measly 19 points in the first half. The bad news: they only scored a mind-boggling […]

 Randy Angel

Prep teams prepare for deep runs in the CIF-Southern Section Championships

Prep teams prepare for deep runs in the CIF-Southern Section Championships

By Randy Angel Redondo’s boys and girls basketball teams could sweep Bay League championships this week. The boys clinched their fifth consecutive league Tuesday night with a 52-42 home victory against Palos Verdes. Ryse Williams led Redondo with a game-high 24 points and Quinn Collins added nine points in the win. The Sea Hawks (22-4, […]

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