Compiled by Steve Breazeale
Through the use of stats and numbers, we break down the week, and season, in the San Clemente prep sports world.
2,094 – Total miles traveled by the San Clemente boys lacrosse team in a three-day span this week. The Tritons left for a trip to Colorado, specifically the Denver area, to face some of the premier teams in the west region and were set to wrap up the exhibition tour with a game against Cherry Creek on April 10. The Tritons will travel back home and face Mission Viejo on April 12.
37— Score carded by Tritons junior golfer Austin Briggs on the front nine at San Juan Hills Golf Club on March 31, earning him his first match medal of the year. Brigg’s 37 (+1) paced the Tritons to a 199-223 win over San Juan Hills.
11— Total service aces recorded by the San Clemente boys volleyball team in an April 3 win over Trabuco Hills. Senior Peter Van Liefde led the way with six aces and sophomore Aaron Strange had five.
.467/.600/.833—Batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage, respectively, for San Clemente softball’s junior centerfielder Lauren Gonzales on the season. All three of those marks lead the team.
62’3”—Feet and inches of senior Kelsey Benoit’s CIF Southern Section-leading shot put throw. Benoit recorded the throw at the Triton Invitational on March 22.
4:56.23—Season-best time for San Clemente’s Melissa Eisele in the 1600-meter run. Eisele posted the time at the Triton Invitational and as of April 8, it was the sixth-best mark in the CIF Southern Section.
10—Consecutive games won by the San Clemente baseball team before an April 8 loss to Dana Hills. The win streak was the longest in the county so far this season.
30—Goals scored by San Clemente girls lacrosse junior attack Katelyn Miner on the season. Miner is averaging four goals per game for the Tritons, who have already surpassed their win total from last year (two) with five victories in 2014.