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Week of Sports, March 26-31

VWS Softball
On Tuesday, March 24, Vivian Webb’s varsity softball team lost a home, non-conference game against Mayfield from Pasadena, by a score of 18-10. Despite the loss, Webb had some noteworthy highlights. Sophomore Chloe Stewart had three hits and two home runs. Doris Yuan '20 had an RBI. Webb’s batting average was 0.231. Freshman Keigan McCullagh got on base five times and junior Gracie Reda got on base three times. Webb’s next game is away on Thursday, March 29, at Valley Christian. —Camille Ylagan '18

VWS and WSC Badminton
Webb varsity badminton lost a difficult game on Thursday, March 29, to Diamond Bar High School with a defeat of 17-4. The team fought hard and was able to pull four wins. Ping Fong '20 won a close game with a score of 21-14 in the first set and 26-24 in the second set. Oren Wei '18 and Alex Oei '18 won their men’s doubles game with 19-21, 21-14, and 21-12. Jayden Chiu '20 won his game in round one men’s doubles with a score of 21-10 and 24-22. Webb’s final win was by Albert Zhang '18 and Jeremy Pandji '18 in men’s doubles with 21-18 and 21-12 scores, playing until the end of a very long match. The whole team gave it their all against the notably difficult Diamond Bar High School, who is the highest-ranking opponent in the league. They hope to work hard and improve for their next game at Diamond Bar High School later in the season. —Tara Helou '18

VWS and WSC Swim
Webb’s varsity swim competed fiercely against Flintridge Prep last Tuesday. VWS varsity lost in a close match with a score of 84-91. WSC varsity lost 78-92, but both JV teams won. Webb’s varsity relay teams did extremely well this meet with VWS’ team of Kennedy Becher '21, Allison Lilley '19, Lindsay Jung '19, and Rylie Brick '19 swimming the 200-freestyle relay in just 1:48.66. Additionally, the VWS varsity relay team of Lilley, Jung, Mary Davis '19, and Brick swam an impressive 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:57.3. The WSC varsity relay team of Nathan Paik '19, Robert Torrance '19, Marty Hild '19 and Euson Hui '18 swam the 200-freestyle relay in 1:35.07. Despite, the loss Webb showed some great skill at the meet. —Claire Wagner '18
 
VWS and WSC Track
The Webb Schools track team had a meet on Tuesday, March 27. This meet was extremely successful, with VWS and WSC students setting personal and school records and the team earning second place overall, finishing behind St Margaret’s High School.
 
The Vivian Webb track team was very successful, with Alicia Jaqua '21 placing second in the 200m dash, Aliza Tindale '21 placing second in the 300m LH, Victoria Romero '20 placing first in long jump, and Brigid Corbin '19 placing third in both shot put and discus.
 
The WSC track team was also successful, with Spencer Easley '18 placing first in the 110m and 300m hurdles, Simon Dawson '19 placing second in both the 110m and the 300m hurdles, Jeffrey Ran '18 placing second in pole vault, and Nick Johnson '19 placing first in the triple jump and long jump. Many of these athletes who placed had personal bests. In addition to these, other WSC athletes who had personal bests were Chris Halliburton '20 in the 100m and 200m dashes, Luke Raus '20 in the 800m dash, Matthew Brailsford '18 in the 1600m, Jacob Borello '19 in the 1600m, Christopher Conte '20 in shot put, and Ryan Place '18 in shot put. —Sophia Jahadhmy '18
 
WSC Baseball
The WSC baseball team traveled to Catalina on Monday, March 26, to play Avalon. Their long journey was well rewarded when the team returned with a win. The final score, 12-1. One of the most phenomenal feats of the game was when Ryan Bridges '20 pitched a complete six-inning game, tallying 17 strikeouts. Out of the 18 outs, 17 were strikeouts, which is incredible. Even more astounding is that Bridges struck out four batters in one inning, twice. It looks like there is a bright future for WSC baseball as they continue to face off the teams in their league. Hopefully, their hard work and dedication to the game continues to pay off. —Madison Steinorth '18
 
WSC baseball played a game against Oakwood on March 28. They won 6-2 with Blake Pederson '18 pitching the entire game. Cayden Lazier '20 and JJ Cunningham '19 each got two hits off Oakwood’s pitcher and Stephan Park '18 stole multiple bases. The game went for the full seven innings, with Oakwood getting two runs in the first inning and Webb getting two runs in the third inning, three in the fifth inning, and one in the sixth inning, bringing the total score up to 6-2. Webb baseball plays again Thursday, March 29, vs. Lucerne Valley at home. —Natalya Bachoura '18
 
WSC Golf
The WSC golf team travelled to its home course, San Dimas Canyon Golf Course, and played against Anaheim Discovery Christian on Tuesday, March 27. Webb lost with a final score of 227-168. Anaheim Discovery Christian’s golf team was the state runner-up champion last year. Thus, their 12 under par score from yesterday’s match was no surprise. As for Webb’s players, Kellen Willmore '20 and Jin Song '21 each ended up with a score of 43, proving the best for our team. —Camille Ylagan '18

WSC Tennis
WSC Tennis had a match on Monday, March 26, against Aquinas High School. Webb played very well in these matches and won 16-2 against Aquinas. Tom Liu '18 and Jun Kim '19 won all their singles matches. Kia Nalbandi '18 and JP Caldaroni '19 won all their doubles matches, as did Tony Jun '18 and Harrison Lee '20. The WSC tennis team is doing very well this season (they are overall at 6-1), and they continue to practice for their upcoming league matches. —Sophia Jahadhmy '18
 
On Tuesday, March 27, the WSC tennis team competed against Pomona. It was an incredible feat for the boys as they won the game with a final score of 18-0, a clear example of how much their hard work has been paying off. Every single member of the team won all of their sets, with at least a 2-point lead. Some highlights include, Juan Pablo Calderoni '19 winning all three of his singles sets with a 6 point lead, Harrison Lee '20 winning all of his sets with the scores of 6-0, and Garrett Revelli '19 also winning all three of his sets, with the scores 6-4, 6-1, and 6-1. On the doubles side, Jun Kim '19 and J.D. O’Donnell '20 won their sets with the final scores 6-1, 6-2, and 6-1. The other doubles team of the day Tony Jun '18 and Tom Huang '20 won all three of their sets with a 5-point lead. It was a good day for WSC tennis! —Madison Steinorth '18
 
WSC Volleyball
WSC volleyball had their first win of the season this Tuesday, March 27, against Pacifica Christian. They took a set lead of 3-1 with scores of 29-27 (Webb), 25-12 (Webb), 25-22 (Pacifica) and 25-20 (Webb). Highlights included several huge kills by Hoyin Tsoi '19, a few big tip kills to the corner by Bill King '19, and kills from rookies Alex Xaio '21 and Roger Yen '21. The match also included a few aces from Willy Martinez '19 and Wing Chow '20, as well as some big blocks by King and Martinez. In this game, there was a huge improvement in Webb’s skill and ability to work as a team compared to their earlier matches in the season. Hopefully, this success continues. —Britany Marticorena '18

WSC volleyball played another away game against Woodcrest Christian last Thursday, March 29. It was a slower game for Webb, as they lost the match after playing four sets. The Gauls lost the first set 15-25 but gained momentum winning the second set 25-22. Even after the excitment of winning in the second set, the Gauls fell in the next two sets, 16-25 and 23-25. Highlights included a long serving run by Wing Chow '20 as well as a few solid blocks by Willy Martinez '19. After winning their first game at home this past Tuesday, Webb hopes to continue to improve their record as the season continues. —Britany Marticorena '18
 
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