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Sports, Softball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Boasts Powerful 1-2 Softball Duo

Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 3:48 am

Pacifica Christian High School's softball team has an up-and-down season so far during the 2014 campaign. However, standout Chandler Dolan has been the one steady constant for the Seawolves this season.

Jonah Mathews (4) is instrumental to Samohi's success in the postseason.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Local Players Make All-CIF Basketball Squad

Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 7:10 am

Some local basketball players were named to the All-CIF Southern Section 2013-14 teams. From the Westside, it was Shanon Volpis from Pacifica Christian. When you have a player like Windward’s Jordin Canada on your side of town, it is easy to get overlooked.

Kyle Barnes (10) came back from a near-death experience last fall to lead Pacifica Christian to the CIF-Southern Section Division 5AA semifinals where the Seawolves lost to San Gabriel Academy.

Sports, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Basketbal, Kyle Barnes

A Season's Journey For Pacifica Christian Boys Basketball Team

Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 7:05 am

Kevin Kelsey's Pacifica Christian boys' basketball team struggled throughout the regular season, finishing fifth in the Liberty League. However, the Seawolves made it into the playoffs and came within a game of playing in the CIF Southern Section Division 5AA championship game.

Sports, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Basketba

Postseason Run Ends for Boys and Girls Basketball at Pacifica Christian

Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 5:51 am

It was great run for both the boys and girls basketball teams from Pacifica Christian. Too bad it all had to come to an abrupt end. Both teams enjoyed partial success in the postseason but came short of their ultimate goal of competing for a CIF title.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Local Teams Continue Playoff Push

Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 7:28 am

The playoff scene continues for local basketball teams as Samohi, Crossroads and Pacifica Christian all get in gear for another round of postseason play. Samohi (17-10), which easily defeated Montebello on Friday, will take on Rancho Cucamonga at home tonight at 7.p.m. Crossroads (19-5), which barely escaped with a 60-52 win against Providence, will go up against Windward (20-8) on their home court tonight at 7 p.m. as well.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) goes up to block a layup attempt by a Beverly Hills player during an Ocean League contest at Santa Monica High School's gymnasium. Beverly Hills defeated Samohi 58-45 Friday, Feb.7.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads School, Pacifica Christian, St. Monica High School

Postseason Comes For Local Santa Monica School Teams

Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 2:31 am

It's showtime for the local schools engaging in the postseason. The real season is here. And its time to get this party started as some would say. Boys and girls basketball teams are in play this week, beginning tonight.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Soccer Star Signs Letter Of Intent

Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 2:53 pm

Pacifica Christian soccer star Lauren Gaston has had a storied high school career Gaston will now be taking her skills to the collegiate level where she is bound to continue her outstanding play on the soccer field.

Sports, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Ride Wave To CIF Volleyball Title

Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 6:47 am

Last year, Pacifica Christian experienced heartache and sadness at the end of the CIF Southern Section Division 4A championship match with Rolling Hills Prep. This year, the Seawolves were on the end of another set of feelings as they trumped Laguna Blanca for the CIF Southern Section 4A volleyball championship.

Pacifica Christian volleyball team after defeating Cate to advance to the 2013 CIF Southern Section Division 4-A championship game.

Sports, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Girls Volleyball Team Back In Title Game

Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 5:54 am

The Pacifica Christian volleyball team waited a year to get back to the CIF Southern Section Division 4-A championship game. Now they’re back. The Seawolves defeated Cate in five sets to advance to the title game this weekend.

Sports, Volleyball, New Roads School, Pacifica Christian, New Roads

Santa Monica Volleyball Teams Make It To CIF

Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 7:19 am

The CIF Southern Section 4A Division in girls volleyball is going to be a competitive journey to the title game. Santa Monica schools are all in the mix with Pacifica Christian, New Roads and Crossroads being invited to the dance.

Sports, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Seawolves Nail Down Girls Volleyball Liberty League Title

Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 11:45 pm

The best is still yet to come for coach Julie Bennett and her Pacifica Christian volleyball team. But for now, the Seawolves will settle for a Liberty League Tournament Championship that they clinched in a four-game match against Providence on Tuesday.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Girls Volleyball Team Back On The Right Track

Posted Oct. 23, 2013, 6:39 am

Last year at this time, Pacifica Christian was rolling through its schedule on a way to a CIF Southern Section Division 4A championship game appearance against Rolling Hills Prep.

Sports, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Dominate Brentwood Tournament

Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 6:23 am

Well, it seems that the Pacifica Christian volleyball team has gotten over its mid-season slump quite well. Playing in the Brentwood Tournament over the weekend, the Seawolves displayed their dominance on the court.

Sports, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Rebound From Cate Loss In Volleyball

Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 7:35 am

After losing a tough game against Cate, Seawolves rebound with win.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Volleyball Building Winning Momentum In Division 4A

Posted Oct. 2, 2013, 9:24 am

Pacifica Christian, the top team in the CIF Southern Section Division 4A, has had early season success, but have big games coming up.

Pacifica Christian's Kiani Lane discusses strategy with her team before the third set of play against Crossroads on Sept. 22, 2012.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian's Kiani Lane To Play Volleyball For Gonzaga University

Posted Jun. 9, 2013, 12:30 pm

Pacifica Christian blue chip volleyball setter Kiani Lane has committed to Gonzaga University as a recruited walk-on after leading the Seawolves to the CIF Finals in 2013, and come fall she will face new adversaries and challenges from volleyball players in the powerful West Coast Conference. Lane said that she considered attending many different schools but decided on playing for the Division I Bulldogs in the end. “I have never been a person who had their heart set on a school, but I never thought I would be able to find a school that fits me as perfectly as Gonzaga,” said Lane.

Pacifica Christian's pitcher, freshman Chandler Dolan, sends off a pitch in the sixth inning of the second round of the CIF Playoffs against the Academy for Excellence Tuesday afternoon.

Sports, Softball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Seawolves Look Forward to 2014 Softball Season After Second Round Playoff Loss

Posted May. 22, 2013, 3:53 pm

Pacifica Christian's (13-4) pitcher Chandler Dolan got her first taste of what it was like to play against a hard-pitching hard-hitting softball team with the Seawolves loss to the Academy for Excellence (17-4, 8-0) 12-0 at home Tuesday afternoon. Even with the loss, Dolan and the rest of Pacifica Christian were all smiles mainly because the Seawolves knew that they had done very well for a first year softball team. Pacifica Christian Softball head coach Mike Dolan said that all of the goals set for the team at the beginning of the season had been met by the end.

Pacifica Christian catcher Emma Miller holds up the ball moments after an intense collision at home plate with Archer's ShaVonne Higgins during the fourth inning at Archer High School Wednesday afternoon. Ruling on the field held that Higgins was tagged out by Miller.

Sports, Softball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer

Pacifica Christian Edges Out Archer In Softball 2-1

Posted May. 8, 2013, 8:11 pm

It was the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs in the softball game and runners on first and third. Pacifica Christian's (11-3) pitcher Chandler Dolan had pitched a near perfect game allowing only one run while Archer High School's (10-9) pitcher Carolyn Zaccharo had allowed only two. Archer's Allie Simon had just circled the bases scoring the Panthers first run of the game after being batted in by her teammate Rebecca Samuelson.

Pacifica Christian's Emma Miller whacks a home run against Oakwood at Clover Park Tuesday afternoon.  Miller also pitched the game against the Gorillas.

Sports, Softball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Girls Softball Beats Oakwood 17-7

Posted May. 8, 2013, 12:06 pm

Pacifica Christian (10-3) defeated Oakwood (1-13) 17-7 in a game that saw the Seawolves connect with the ball by the third inning to drive out the Gorillas at home Tuesday afternoon. Pacifica Christian Head Coach Mike Dolan said thought that the Seawolves played some good softball. "The girls all got an opportunity to hit and 14 of our 16 reached base safely," said Dolan.

Windward's 400 meter runner Maddox Kay runs a personal best (57.99) during the boys second heat in the Windward Invitational Track and Field Meet at Santa Monica College Friday afternoon.

Sports, Crossroads, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Track And Field, Archer, Windward

Windward Invitational Gives Westside Track And Field Athletes Competitive Edge

Posted Mar. 9, 2013, 6:04 pm

The Windward Invitational track and field meet brought together numerous athletes from the Los Angeles Area that included Brentwood, Archer, Crossroads, and Windward high schools offering athletes the chance to compete against each other at Santa Monica College Friday afternoon. 2012 Olympian Prince Mumba, who coaches Cross Country at Windward High School, said that he thought the meet was important for all the participants. "This is the first track meet for the high schools and it is really important for them," said Mumba. "It helps them prepare for their league meets next week."

St. Monica soccer forward Sasha Meyer (center) jumps for the ball against the defense of University Prep in the quarterfinals of the CIF Playoffs at Airport Park Thursday afternoon. St. Monica lost the game in an intense shootout 5-4 after the game was tied 1-1 after double overtime.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, St. Monica, Soccer, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Westside Girls Soccer Teams Knocked Out Of Playoffs

Posted Feb. 21, 2013, 6:00 am

The Westside entered four high school teams in the playoffs to compete in a winner advances tournament to determine how far teams will advance toward the championship round of the CIF Southern Section Girls Soccer. Westside teams competing for the 2013 CIF Southern Section crowns include Santa Monica (11-6-3), Crossroads (16-4-2), St. Monica (18-3-1), and Pacifica Christian (11-1).

Pacifica Christian forward Lauryn Mccain works her way around the defense of Yeshiva at Marine Park Thursday afternoon Feb. 7.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Girls Soccer Routs Yeshiva 12-0 To Claim Liberty League Crown

Posted Feb. 9, 2013, 4:40 pm

Pacifica Christian (11-0) gave Yeshiva a good drubbing in soccer beating the Panthers 12-0 at Marine Park Thursday afternoon with the Seawolves scoring all 12 of their goals during the first half and securing their claim as undisputed champions to the Liberty League crown.

People shop for arts and crafts along the Venice Beach boardwalk May 28, 2012.

Sports, Basketball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Pacifica Christian Boys Basketball To Play Game On Venice Beach Courts

Posted Feb. 2, 2013, 12:00 am

The Pacifica Christian boys basketball team played Oakwood High School in the first ever high school sanctioned game on the Venice Beach courts off of Ocean Walk and 17th Ave. Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m.

Pacifica Christian's Tanesha May makes a move past the defense of Holy Martyrs Armenian Saturday, Jan.26 at Culver City High School.

Sports, Basketball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Holy Martyrs Armenian

Pacifica Christian Girls Basketball Loses Defensive Battle To Holy Martyrs Armenian 34-21

Posted Jan. 28, 2013, 12:00 am

Pacifica Christian (9-10) lost to Holy Martyrs Armenian (12-11) 34-21 in a low scoring defensive battle that ended with the Armens picking up some steam in the fourth quarter to win the game at Culver City High School Saturday night.

Samohi guard Ray Mancini gets around Dantley Brown of Culver City in the fourth quarter at home on Jan. 11.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, St. Monica, Soccer, Basketball, Pacifica Christian

Santa Monica Mid-Season High School Basketball And Soccer Report

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, 12:00 am

The basketball and soccer teams in Santa Monica are looking to win their final league games of the season in order to secure a playoff spot and advance in CIF with this next week deciding the fate of many of the Westside teams.

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