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SCSQUARED halfBy Steve Breazeale

Yeam Falls in Fourth Round of CIF-SS Tennis Singles

San Clemente High School junior Jay Yeam advanced to the round of 16 at the CIF-SS Individual Tennis Championships on June 4 but lost to Arcadia’s Charles Deng in two sets.

The round of 16 matches between Yeam and Deng was a re-match of the CIF-SS team semifinals between the Tritons and Aracdia that took place earlier this year. Yeam was able to best Deng in the team contest but could not repeat the effort in individuals.

Volleyball Players Compete in All-Star Game, Named to All-League Teams

College commits Brandon Hopper, Matt August and Dominic Brousard represented the San Clemente High School volleyball program at the 2015 Dave Mohs Memorial All-Star Game on June 5. The trio was among 12 representatives who played for the exhibition’s south team.

Hopper and August were also named to the all-South Coast League first team. Brousard and Liam Walsh were named to the all-league second team.

The program held their annual team awards banquet last week. Hopper and August were named co-Tritons of the year and the coaches awards went to Cale Foreman and Thomas Calvert.

Tribucher Swats Home Run to Win All-Star Game MVP

San Clemente’s Will Tribucher hit a home run and pitched two shutout innings to take MVP honors at the annual Orange County All-Star Baseball Game on June 9 at La Palma Park.

The annual exhibition game is run by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim and features a north and south team made up of the top prep players in the county.

Tribucher’s two-run shot came in the seventh inning and helped put the south team on top for an 11-8 victory. The Michigan-bound senior also hit a double and pitched two 1-2-3 innings.

Hundreds Turn Out for First-Ever Triton Bowl

The first annual Triton Bowl flag football benefit game pitted senior and junior girls from San Clemente High School against one another at Thalassa Stadium on June 5. The senior team won the game, 16-0.

All food and beverage sales collected at the event will go directly to the family of Saylor Voris, a former San Clemente High School student who died earlier this year after battling leukemia. The money will go towards helping the family offset medical costs, according to event organizer Jaime Ortiz. Ortiz said 755 people were in attendance.

The football program spent the weeks building up to the game coaching and training the girls in preparation for the event. Ortiz said he would like to make the Triton Bowl a yearly tradition on campus.

Dunne Places 10th in 800-Meter Run at State

San Clemente junior Connor Dunne was in a strong position to make a run at the CIF State Track and Field 800-meter championship in Clovis on June 5.

During the prelim rounds, Dunne posted the fastest time, blazing the trail in 1:53.37. His time was nearly one full second faster than Clovis’ Connor Morello, whose prelim time came in at 1:54.30.

But in the 800-meter finals one day later, Dunne was not able to repeat his prelim time and settled for a 10th-place finish. Dunne’s finals attempt was clocked at 1:55.56. Centennial’s Isaac Trevino won the event with a time of 1:51.55.

Dunne had a standout junior season running distance races for the Tritons track and field team. He set a new school record in the 1600 at the Sea View League prelims, placed sixth in the 800 at the CIF-SS Championships and took fourth in the 800 at the CIF Masters Meet. Dunne’s time of 1:52.53 at the Masters Meet also set a new school record.

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