The Mustang

White Out Wins Out

A season record of fans attended the game.

By Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

Feet stomping. Thunderous applause. Non-stop cheering. For both teams, the crowd brought an atmosphere to the girls basketball CIF semi-final game that was beyond supportive. “I definitely think it pumped us up and we kept our momentum the whole game,” said sophomore player Jackie Sedlock. “N...

Girls Basketball Storms Past Valley Center

The San Dieguito team huddles together before the start of the big game.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

Pom Poms swayed, students chanted, and the biggest crowd turnout of the season for San Dieguito contributed to an ecstatic energy that never faded. This capped off what turned out to be an overpowering 56-33 victory for San Dieguito over Valley Center during the Division IV CIF semi-final match, Wednesday. “We...

Girls Basketball Dominates Calipatria

Junior Makenzie Moe held off Calipatria during the fourth quarter of the game.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

A strong attack balanced by an aggressive defensive effort gave San Dieguito Academy an overpowering 56-39 victory during the Division IV San Diego CIF quarterfinals Saturday night, facing Calipatria. The game got off to a fast start, with both San Dieguito (10-15) and Calipatria (14-8) battling head...

Girls Basketball Overpowers Monte Vista in CIF Match

Girls basketball's success in earlier games lead the team to CIFs.

By Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2018

Thunderous cheers rose from the crowd as senior Lena Mau scored the final basket in a 47-22 victory over Monte Vista, in the first round of Division III CIF playoffs last Wednesday. “I think that our team had a lot of energy going into the game and just a strong desire to win which made us aggr...

Boys Basketball Advances in CIF Playoffs

Boys basketball was successful in their first CIF playoff.

By Yarisette Sequeira, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

The Mustangs opened the first round of their Division III CIF games in a fast-paced match up against Valley Center Tuesday. Supporters filled the stands to cheer on the Mustangs to what ended in a 75-57 victory. The win brought the Mustangs to an overall record of 12-17. “We really showcased our team chemistry against ...

Girls Soccer Falls to Mount Carmel

For their first CIF playoff, girls soccer faced Mt. Carmel in a home game

By Madelyn Sequeira, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

After regulation play expired in their first CIF game with the score tied at 0,  the Mustangs went into a 15-minute, high-intensity overtime which resulted in a 1-0 loss to Mt. Carmel Tuesday. During overtime, the winner was determined by a “golden goal” meaning the first team to score would go...

Kerr Wins Again

Jenn Kerr, an SDA graduate, continues her tennis success!

By Alexis Price, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018

San Dieguito graduate Jennifer Kerr, according to Columbia Athletics, received the Evelyn Houseman Lifetime Junior Sportsmanship Award Feb. 5,  for the excellent sportsmanship, conduct, and integrity she displayed on Columbia University’s Women’s Tennis Team. This prestigious award is the h...

Girls Soccer Makes Emotional Comeback

Girls soccer played hard against LCC in their Senior Night match.

By Lila Schief, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Shouts of encouragement rang out across SDA’s supporting side as junior Emma Worthington dribbled downfield and scored with her left foot to tie the game against La Costa Canyon 3-3 in the last four minutes of the game Friday, SDA’s senior night. SDA’s girls varsity soccer went into the second half of the se...

Q&A with Clayton Richard

Veteran Clayton Richard will help mentor the young Padres team.

By Ryan Cohen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

A three-sport athlete and valedictorian. Clayton Richard was a busy man in high school, but he will tell you that work ethic is what has made him a successful Major League Baseball player for over a decade. Last September, Clayton Richard signed an extension with the San Diego Padres assuring he will...

Boys Soccer Senior Night Ends With A Win

Boys Soccer Senior Night Ends With A Win

By Kieran Zimmer, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Parents and students lined up on the field, the former standing smiling with flowers, the latter clad in white jerseys joking and laughing anxiously; the last time the Mustangs played Sage Creek it was a 4-0 loss, and not a good one at that. However, once the game began most of those fears were abated....