REV boys swimming relay teams stand out

When I was covering the CIF-SS Masters Swimming Meet on Tuesday at Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach, I neglected to mention that all three of the Redlands East Valley boys relay teams competed. Those three relay teams were the only boys relay teams from the entire San Bernardino County to compete at the Masters Meet.
And to make it even more remarkable, REV did not have a single individual boy qualify for Masters, either. (Tori Andreas did on the girls side.) It’s a cliche, but I guess it’s a case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts.
The omitted relay team, the medley relay, was originally an alternate but got a shot to race and moved up from 20th best time coming in to 19th.

So, here are those relay teams:
200 medley relay (senior Shane Blake 26.23 seconds, senior Michael Gillotti 28.07, senior Taylor Glasgow 25.27, junior John Fee 22.06), 20th best qualifying time, finished 19th, 1:41.63.
200 freestyle relay (senior Taylor Adams 22.28, junior Michael Gardner 21.83, senior Ben Hamada 21.95, John Fee 21.88), 6th best qualifying time, finished 7th, 1:27.94.
400 freestyle relay (Shane Blake 48.66, Taylor Adams 49.35, Ben Hamada 50.02, Michael Gardner 48.53), 12th best qualifying time, finished 10th, 3:16.56.

Ayala was the only school from the county to have girls relay teams compete at Masters, but they had to settle for two of the three races. The 200 medley relay team was 11th and the 200 freestyle relay was ninth.

ACA advances to CIF title game

A technical error in the Sun this morning killed the writeup of this game, so I thought I’d do one of my own.

The No. 4-seeded Arrowhead Christian boys volleyball team got a gargantuan effort from senior outside hitter Will Quanstrom and setter David Shippee to advance to the CIF-SS Division 5 final with a four-game victory over Palos Verdes Chadwick in the semifinals late Tuesday.

The Eagles will face No. 2-seeded San Juan Capistrano St. Margaret’s in the D5 final Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Cypress College. To get there, ACA defeated Chadwick 18-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-18 thanks to the heroics of Quanstrom, who set a school record with 48 kills while adding 10 digs and seven blocks. Shippee had 50 assists for the Eagles while Josh Shaw had seven kills and nine blocks.

Utah suspends Shreve’s scholarship

The University of Utah has suspended the scholarship of Redlands East Valley quarterback/baseball player Tyler Shreve as a result of his February altercation with Redlands East Valley baseball coach James Cordes after Shreve was dismissed from the team. The school will reevaluate the situation in January, at which time it could reinstate Shreve if it chooses.

The link to the story can be accessed here. Shreve pleaded not guilty to charges of misdemeanor battery to a school employee and his pretrial hearing is set for May 27.

CIF-SS softball wild-card scores

Now to softball. Unlike baseball, all the first-round games will be Thursday

Division 2
Temecula Valley 7, Millikan 0
Santa Fe 1, Alta Loma 0 (8)
Ramona 3, Bellflower 0
Eisenhower 7, Cerritos 1
Redondo 6, Chaffey 5 (8)
Rancho Verde 3, Long Beach Poly 2

First Round
Temecula Valley at Etiwanda
La Serna at Arlington
Don Lugo at Palos Verdes
Yucaipa at Mayfair
Santa Fe at Lakewood
Valley View at Redlands East Valley
Irvine at Colony
Ramona at Vista Murrieta
Eisenhower at Canyon Springs
Long Beach Wilson at Upland
Beckman at Chaparral
Redondo at California
Los Osos at Laguna Hills
Murrieta Valley at Ontario
Mira Costa at La Mirada
Rancho Verde at Redlands
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CIF-SS baseball wild-card scores

Tuesday’s scores

Division 2
Peninsula 5, Norwalk 2
Harvard-Westlake 3, Arroyo Grande 2 (13)
Arlington 9, Redlands 6
Placentia Valencia 13, Atascadero 4
Rancho Cucamonga 1, Vista del Lago 0
Rialto 6, Burbank 1
San Marcos 6, Nipomo 0
Woodbridge 8, Burbank Burroughs 3
Bellflower 4, San Luis Obispo 3
Palos Verdes 11, Pasadena 1
Garden Grove Pacifica 2, Alta Loma 0
Loyola 6, Dos Pueblos 3
Chaminade 3, Diamond Bar 2
Los Osos 7, Miller 1
Northwood 9, Crescenta Valley 1
Yucaipa 8, Rancho Verde 0

First Round (to be played Friday)
Peninsula at Glendora
Harvard-Westlake at Foothill
Arlington at Upland
Placentia Valencia at Arcadia
Rancho Cucamonga at La Mirada
Rialto at Alemany
San Marcos at Mira Costa
Woodbridge at Cypress
Bellflower at Redlands East Valley
Palos Verdes at Damien
Garden Grove Pacifica at Canyon Springs
Loyola at El Toro
Chaminade at Paso Robles
Los Osos at Santa Barbara
Northwood at Mayfair
Yucaipa at Crespi
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CIF-SS Masters Swimming results

The CIF-SS Masters Swimming Meet was held Tuesday at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach. Not all local swimmers made the story. Here are the San Bernardino County competitors:

BOYS
200 medley relay: 19. Redlands East Valley 1:41.63, 200 free: 5. Michael Haney (Bloomington) 1:41.41;100 free: 2. Michael Haney (Bloomington) 46.38.15; 500 free: 7. Dylan Gabel (Los Osos) 4:36.60; 200 free relay: 7. Redlands East Valley 1:27.94; 100 back: 13. Gabel (Los Osos) 53.73; 400 free relay: 10. Redlands East Valley 3:16.56.

Girls
200 medley relay: 11. Ayala 1:53.63; 200 free: 23. Vi Nguyen (Ayala) 1:59.44; 200 IM: 9. Ashley Tse (Ayala) 2:07.63, 14. Rebecca Coan (Los Osos) 2:10.55; 50 free: 16. Maddie Lovrensky (Alta Loma) 24.78; 100 fly: 7. Coan (Los Osos) 58.47, 13. Kayla Clark (Ayala) 59.09; 100 free: 23. Vi Nguyen (Ayala) 55.46; 500 free: 14. Tori Andreas (Redlands East Valley) 5:11.89; 200 free relay: 9. Ayala 1:41.56; 100 back: 17. Lovrensky (Alta Loma) 1:00.76; 100 breast: 5. Tse (Ayala) 1:04.74.

Citrus Valley to host NFL clinic

Citrus Valley is hosting a clinic for local players run by the NFL’s High School Player Development program from July 26-30. The clinic is free and will go over fundamental skill development, position reviews and individual competition. The clinic will be run in coordination with the National Guard for the first time, as the National Guard will instruct with coaches and give seminars on personal development and community service.

For more information on the camp, you can contact Citrus Valley football coach/AD Peter Smolin at 909-799-2320 or petesmolin@gmail.com, Clare Graff with the NFL at 212-450-2435 and Jim Boyle, LM&O, at 703-797-7103.

Smith advances to CIF finals

Aquinas golfer Ryan Smith shot a 76 Monday at the CIF qualifier at Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs to qualify for the CIF tournament next week in Lompoc according to an e-mail sent by Stanford Smith. Monday’s performance marks the second straight time that Smith, who was named the Christian League MVP at the conclusion of the season.

CIF-SS softball pairings

Here’s softball. Interesting development in Division 2, as defending champion Etiwanda got the No. 1 seed over top-ranked Redlands. We’ll see if it comes into play.

Division 2
First Round, Thursday
Wild Card A at Etiwanda
La Serna at Arlington
Don Lugo at Palos Verdes
Yucaipa at Mayfair
Wild Card B at Lakewood
Valley View at Redlands East Valley
Irvine at Colony
Wild Card C at Vista Murrieta
Wild Card D at Canyon Springs
Long Beach Wilson at Upland
Beckman at Chaparral
Wild Card E at California
Los Osos at Laguna Hills
Murrieta Valley at Ontario
Mira Costa at La Mirada
Wild Card F at Redlands

Wild Card, today
A: Temecula Valley at Millikan
B: Alta Loma at Santa Fe
C: Ramona at Bellflower
D: Eisenhower at Cerritos
E: Chaffey at Redondo Union
F: Long Beach Poly at Rancho Verde
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CIF-SS baseball pairings

A little late but here ya go.

Division 2
First Round, Friday
Wild Card A at Glendora
Wild Card B at Foothill
Wild Card C at Upland
Wild Card D at Arcadia
Wild Card E at La Mirada
Wild Card F at Alemany
Wild Card G at Mira Costa
Wild Card H at Cypress
Wild Card I at Redlands East Valley
Wild Card J at Damien
Wild Card K at Canyon Springs
Wild Card L at El Toro
Wild Card M at Paso Robles
Wild Card N at Santa Barbara
Wild Card O at Mayfair
Wild Card P at Crespi

Wild Card, Today
A: Norwalk at Peninsula
B: Harvard/Westlake at Arroyo Grande
C: Redlands at Arlington
D: Atascadero at Placentia Valencia
E: Vista del Lago at Rancho Cucamonga
F: Burbank at Rialto
G: Nipomo at San Marcos
H: Burbank Burroughs at Woodbridge
I: San Luis Obispo at Bellflower
J: Pasadena at Palos Verdes
K: Alta Loma at Garden Grove Pacifica
L: Loyola at Dos Pueblos
M: Diamond Bar at Chaminade
N: Miller at Los Osos
O: Northwood at Crescenta Valley
P: Rancho Verde at Yucaipa
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