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The Pacific Soccer Club Blue Fire girls U14 team appeared in yet another tournament championship match on Aug. 16 at the West Coast Futbol Classic. The local club, which draws players from San Clemente and Laguna Beach, won their age division at the tournament for the second consecutive year.
On Aug. 15, the team defeated San Diego Fusion 2-1 in the opening match, shutout Encinitas Express 3-0 in their second game and beat Inland Empire Legends 2-0 to earn a berth in the championship match.
In the finals, PSC Blue Fire and FC Golden State were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation and the game went to penalty kicks. PSC Blue prevailed in penalties and won their division.
The PSC Blue Fire girls U14 team includes: Anika Nielsen, Rylee Knapp, Samantha Arrollado, Maile Bartow, Emma Lentz, Emmalisa Randrup, Piper Naess, Jasmine Custer, Kate Calderas, Kate Hess, Kennedy Barlow, Hana Castimanes, Sofia Santoro, Payton Pierce and Gabby Reilly. The team is coached by Gary Hartung.
The San Clemente Aquatics swim team set 12 new individual team records and recorded 10 new program relay records at the 2015 SCS Summer Junior Olympic Championships at Riverside City College July 29-Aug. 2.
As a team, San Clemente Aquatics finished 13th overall after accumulating 749 points. The club’s girls team placed ninth overall and the boys placed 15th.
Weston Rowan set four new club records in the 200 backstroke, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley. Rowan collected 65 points as an individual.
Emily O’Brien set four new individual records in the 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 50 backstroke. O’Brien, who scored 68 points for the team, was also a member of the club’s record-breaking 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay teams.