CHS has big week as teams pick up winning ways
Kennedy Bingham, Ellen Blaine and Ashley Gomez all had low scores for the Wolfpack during their 257-292 victory against Charter Oak last Thursday. During last Tuesday’s match against Ayala, Claremont was unable to get the win. Claremont is 2-2 in Sierra League play this season. The next match is this Thursday, September 27 at 2:30 p.m., against Chino Hills High at the Upland Hills Country Club.
Sophomores Kiana Cavanaugh, Reily McLachlan and Annie Gushue were the 3 best finishers for the Wolfpack, which got 5 runners in the top 10 in their respective years at Saturday’s Dana Hills Invitational meet. Underclassmen Adam Johnson and Sergio Espinoza led the way for the boys team. The next meets are the first League Meet of the season Tuesday, September 25, and the Super Cross Classic at Bonelli Park this Friday, September 29.
Claremont won their first league match against Charter Oak by a more than comfortable margin, 16-2. Top players Nicole Rival, Cindy Liu and Toby Miclat all performed like veterans, winning each of their individual matches 6-0. The Wolfpack next play Ayala High away on Tuesday, September 25, and South Hills High on Thursday, September 27.
The Wolfpack returned to winning ways this week, beating Northwood High 31-14 Friday night. Quarterback Craig Myers threw for 327 yards and 2 scores and also rushed for 2 touchdowns. Running back Cecil Fleming rushed for 145 yards and Lane Giammalva added 112 yards receiving and a score, as Claremont pulled away from the Timberwolves after the first quarter. This is a bye week, so Claremont’s next game is October 5 at 7 p.m. at South Hills High in West Covina.
Continuing with their impressive run of victories, Claremont won last Thursday’s away game against Glendora by a 3-2 set margin. That Tuesday, the Wolfpack traveled to Etiwanda and came away with a 3-1 win. Claremont begins League play this week against Bonita and South Hills. The Bonita game is at home Tuesday, September 25 at 5:30 p.m. and the South Hills game is away on Thursday, September 27.