Week in Sports: Big win for LCC baseball



La Costa Canyon heads into the playoffs with a head of steam.

The Mavericks concluded regular season play with a 16-4 Avocado League victory over El Camino on May 17.

The victory extended their winning streak to 14 games.

Brandon Bay went 3-for-4 with two homers and six RBI to lead the Mavericks.

Mickey Moniak added three hits and three RBI and Reed Labar contributed a solo home run.

The Mavericks improved to 14-1 in league and 23-5 overall for the season.

San Dieguito Academy lost to San Marcos 8-2 in an Avocado League East game on May 18.

The loss followed an 8-3 league victory over San Pasqual on May 16.

Jackson Werbelow had three hits and Zack Haupt had two hits and three RBI to lead the Mustangs.

Cristian Hendriks added a double and two RBI and Eric Vela contributed a double and drove in a run.

The Mustangs improved to 4-11 in league and 9-18 overall for the season.


In last week’s paper the brief below had one incorrect reference to the Mustangs. Below is the corrected brief.


San Dieguito Academy defeated San Diego High 12-6 in the San Diego Section Division II championship game on May 7 at Barnes Center. The Mustangs championship was the program’s first in more than 20 years.

The Mustangs were led by No. 1 doubles teammates Kyle Bone and Cole Urcelay, who were 17-4 on the season. The Mustangs got solid contributions from players whose versatility allowed longtime SDA coach Joe Tomasi the flexibility to rotate them in singles and doubles roles.

Key contributors included Jacob Bear, Cruz Martinez, Cole Bridges, Cole Urcelay and Kyle Bone. Bear and Martinez are freshmen.