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SC Volleyball Club Girls 14-1s headed to Nationals
The San Clemente Volleyball Club girls 14-1s team is headed to the 2016 USA Volleyball Junior National Championships in Indianapolis this summer.
The local team punched its ticket to the prestigious tournament by placing third at the Southern California Volleyball Association Junior National qualifying tournament in Los Angeles on April 10.
The team includes: Leah Boskovich, Sophia Burick, Serena Carson, Alexia Gruszczynski, Avery Kavanagh, Sophia Mains, Ashley McManus, Julia Parr, Sophia Reason, Sophie Smith, Kaylee Staker, Tatum Westendorf and Julia Wilson. The team is coached by Patrick Murphy.
NJB All-Stars Win Big at National Tournament
The San Clemente National Junior Basketball fourth-grade all-star Tritons won its age-division bracket at the 2016 NJB All-Star National Tournament at the Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove on April 3.
The team lost two games on the first day of competition, but rallied to win four games on the final day to claim the first-place trophy.
The team includes: Gianna Melton, Kendall Hood, Sierra Peters, Claire Pham, Zona Miller, Ryleigh Fitzsimmons, Cassidy Flanagan, Sienna Taus and Mia Borgerding.
South County Cup Headed to SC Municipal Golf Course
The San Clemente Municipal Golf Course will be the host venue of the 2016 South County Cup golf tournament April 16-17.
The event pits amateur golfers from four local courses against each other in an event similar to the Ryder Cup. The golf courses competing in this year’s tournament are Shorecliffs Golf Club, San Clemente Municipal Golf Course, San Juan Hills Golf Club and Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club.
Each team will field 16 players, who will compete in team play matches on April 16 and individual match play on April 17.
Shorecliffs Golf Club won the inaugural South County Cup tournament in 2015.
The public is invited to attend and support. Play begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Triton Football Program Holding Skills Camps
The San Clemente High School football program is hosting its Friday Night Lights skills camp May 13. The camp is open to all players grades 1-8 and will be led by the SCHS coaching staff.
Interested players are asked to bring a $10 contribution, cleats or tennis shoes and shorts.
The program’s Triton Football Academy, designed for seventh and eighth-grade students, will begin on May 7. The camp, which features weight lifting, skills instruction and more, will run every Tuesday and Thursday until May 26. There will also be two Saturday camps on May 7 and May 21.
For more information on the SCHS football camps, visit www.tritonfootball.com or contact head coach Jaime Ortiz at firstname.lastname@example.org.