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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Kali Murrell, St. Anthony Basketball One of St. Anthony’s star Murrell twins, senior Kali Murrell led St. Anthony to a big win over Wilson last week, as the Saints won 80-34. Murrell almost outscored the Bruins […]

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St. Anthony’s Eryn Cayetano Wins CIF-SS Girls’ Tennis Title

St. Anthony senior Eryn Cayetano won four CIF Southern Section Girls’ Individual Tennis Championship matches this week to win the title. The top-seeded Cayetano beat Casie Wooten of Chadwick High 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the final on Friday night. According to the Tennis Recruiting Network, Cayetano is ranked No. 4 in California, and No. 21 […]

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CIF Tennis: Poly, Wilson Both Fall In Semifinals

A historic and memorable girls’ tennis season came to an end in Long Beach on Wednesday, at least in part. Long Beach Poly and Wilson, the city’s top two high school teams, were both defeated in the CIF Southern Section semifinals after memorable playoff runs. League champion Poly picked up their first loss to end […]

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CIF Tennis: Long Beach Poly, Wilson In Semifinals Today

The Moore League’s best sport this fall has been girls’ tennis, where Long Beach Poly (23-0) and Wilson (20-2) are both highly-ranked in their CIF-SS divisions and where both will be playing in semifinals this afternoon. The Jackrabbits are fresh off a 17-1 drumming of Great Oak in the quarters and will host La Canada […]

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CIF Girls’ Tennis: Poly, Wilson Easily Win Quarterfinal Matches

Both Long Beach Poly and Wilson won CIF Southern Section girls’ tennis playoff matches on Wednesday. The semifinals are scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. Long Beach Poly (23-0) went on a long road trip to Temecula where the Jackrabbits handed Great Oak a 17-1 defeat in Division 2. Poly got sweeps from singles Ava […]

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CIF Tennis: Long Beach Poly, Wilson Advance To Quarters

Long Beach Poly and Wilson both won their CIF Southern Section tennis matches on Friday to advance to Monday afternoon’s quarterfinals. Poly, the league champ in Division 2, hosted Corona Santiago and prevailed against the Sharks 13-5. The undefeated Jackrabbits (22-0) will travel to Great Oak on Monday to try and keep their run going. […]

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CIF Girls’ Tennis: Wilson Takes Care Of Oxford

The Wilson girls’ tennis team rolled to a 16-2 victory over visiting Oxford Academy on Wednesday in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs. The Bruins (19-2) will travel to Foothill Tech (9-3) on Friday for the second round. Wilson senior Bella Nguyen, the Moore League singles champion, was one of […]

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Wilson’s Bella Nguyen Wins Moore League Tennis Title

After dropping her first set of the Moore League girls’ tennis tournament, Wilson senior Bella Nguyen bounced back to beat Poly’s defending champion Ava Deguzman 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-0 on Friday in the singles final at Billie Jean King Courts. “The tennis was amazing,” Wilson coach Keri McBride said. “We haven’t seen that caliber of […]