Not all CHS teams will move on to CIF play
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Claremont swimmers finished 3rd in the Sierra League after a strong end-of-season surge. In all, 10 athletes will go to CIF. Those swimmers include the girls 200 medley relay team of Mary Hanna, Morgan Stockham, Samantha Duran, and Melissa Oei. For the boys, Jacob Altree, Jack Mammone, Ben Jardine, Luke Miller, Dylan Tarazona and Thomas Randles all qualified.
TRACK AND FIELD
The Wolfpack competed in league finals this week. For the girls, Brittany Brown won the 100 and 200-meter dashes, Kelsey Johnson won the high jump, Brittney Duquette finished second in the 400-meter run, and Bailey Sanin finished second in the 800-meter run.
Claremont’s boys team will send 4 athletes to the CIF preliminaries, including Raymond Owens who won the league high jump competition, Adam Johnson, third in the 1600-meter run, Jimmy Baeskens, third in the 3200-meter run, and James Tonan, third in the pole vault.
Claremont boys tennis is entering the CIF team playoffs this week, and have a long winning streak to extend into the postseason. The CIF individual tournament was last weekend, with Alan and Andrew Leahy each advancing to the next round in singles play. The Lorek brothers, Konrad and Cameron, also qualified as the number 2 doubles team. Results of team matches to follow.
The Pack competed in CIF play this week with an 8-4 league record and a third-place position. Out of 20 teams, Claremont finished 10th with an overall score of 407. Adelbert Wang shot 77, while Braydon Fidak and Jonathan Yoo each shot 82. Claremont put together the 2nd best performance on the day out of Sierra League teams, and finish the season on a decidedly positive note.
Claremont lost their last 2 games to Sierra League opposition, having been edged 3-2 by Charter Oak and fallen 16-2 to Ayala. The Pack sit in second place but with one game remaining in the regular season, 3 teams are within a game of the coveted playoff spot. Stay tuned for updates on the conclusion of the postseason push.
The Lady Wolfpack fell 6-0 to Chino Hills last week. Claremont now has 2 games remaining in the regular season, and look to finish strong and catch Charter Oak in fourth place.