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Thousand Oaks’ Max Muncy drafted in first round of 2021 MLB Draft to Oakland A’s

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Thousand Oaks High baseball player Max Muncy was selected in the first round (No. 25 overall) of the 2021 MLB Draft by the Oakland Athletics Sunday night. Muncy, a 6-foot-1 shortstop, batted .469 with 45 hits, 49 RBIs and 11 home runs in 28 games this spring for the Lancers. He scored 34 runs and stole 10 bases. Defensively, Muncy recorded a team-high 50 assists with a fielding percentage of .928, and help...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arkansas, Oakland Athletics, Espn, Oakland, Los Angeles Dodgers, High School Sports, New York Mets, Wilson, Oklahoma State, Major League, Jack Wilson, Muncy, CIF Southern Section Division


Johnny Juzang, Cody Riley return to UCLA basketball after testing NBA waters

UCLA basketball players Johnny Juzang and Cody Riley will return to the program for another season after testing the NBA waters this offseason. Juzang and Riley officially withdrew their names from the upcoming 2021 NBA Draft on Wednesday before the 9 p.m. PT deadline. Juzang will be returning for his junior season and Riley will be a redshirt senior for the 2021-22 campaign. “Going through the draft process has been an amazing experience,” Juzang wrote on his Instagram. “I was blessed to connec...
Tags: Instagram, Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Las Vegas, Smith, High School Sports, Ucla, Ncaa Tournament, Gonzaga, Chris Smith


Westlake’s Paige Sommers is the Daily News Girls Athlete of the Year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. DAILY NEWS GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Name: Paige Sommers School: Westlake Year: Senior Sport: Track and field Summary: Paige Sommers is the best high school athlete to ever do it. The Westlake High senior set the national girls pole vault record twice this spring, breaking the outdoor record by clearing 14 feet, 8.5 inches on April 3 at the Vaulter Magazine Championships before going even higher to break h...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Jason Thompson, Seattle, High School Sports, Daily News, Westlake, Luke Benson, Newbury Park, West High, Muncy, Top Stories LADN, CIF Southern Section, Daily News All Area, Daily News Boys Athlete


Daily News’ list of the Player of the Year selections for 2021

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Daily News’ players of the year for the 2021 high school sports season: ATHLETES OF THE  YEAR Girls: Paige Sommers, Westlake, Sr. Boys: Jason Thompson, Harvard-Westlake, Jr. PLAYERS OF THE YEAR SEASON 1 SPORTS Football: DJ Harvey, Sierra Canyon, Sr. SEASON 2 SPORTS Baseball: Max Muncy, Thousand Oaks, Sr. Boys Basketball: Amari Bailey, Sierra Canyon, Jr. Girls Basketball: Kiki Iriafen, Harvard-Westlake,...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Jason Thompson, High School Sports, Daily News, San Fernando Valley, Luke Benson, Newbury Park, Muncy, Harvard Westlake, CIF Southern Section, Max Muncy, Daily News All Area, Daily News Boys Athlete, Paige Sommers


Daily News’ list of the 2021 CIF Southern Section and City Section team champions

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The area teams that won CIF Southern Section or City Section championships this school year. BASEBALL Harvard-Westlake, CIF-SS Division 1 Thousand Oaks, CIF-SS Division 2 Royal, CIF-SS Division 4 Lancaster, CIF-SS Division 7 Taft, City Division I BOYS BASKETBALL Chaminade, CIF-SS Division 1 Birmingham Charter, City Open Division Chatsworth, City Division I Faith Baptist, CIF-SS Division 5A GIRLS BASKETBALL...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Jason Thompson, High School Sports, Daily News, Westlake, Luke Benson, Newbury Park, Muncy, Harvard Westlake, CIF Southern Section, Daily News All Area, Daily News Boys Athlete, Paige Sommers, San Fernando City


Thousand Oaks’ Max Muncy headlines 2021 Daily News All-Area baseball team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Max Muncy, Thousand Oaks, Sr. Everything Max Muncy did this season was impressive. The Arkansas commit, humorously known locally for having the same name as Dodgers infielder Max Muncy, had a stellar senior campaign. He batted .469 with 45 hits, 49 RBIs and 11 home runs in 28 games this spring. He scored 34 runs and stole 10 bases. Defensively, Muncy recorded a team-high 50 assists at ...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arkansas, Mlb, Arcadia, Valencia, High School Sports, New York Mets, Daily News, Oklahoma State, Dodgers, Westlake, Wolverines, Rainer


Newbury Park’s Luke Benson is Daily News boys volleyball Player of the Year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. If you watch Luke Benson play volleyball, you know he spends most of his time above the net. His long, athletic, wiry frame makes him the ultimate offensive weapon for Newbury Park, which earned a first-round playoff bye in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoffs this season. Benson, a 6-foot-7 outside hitter, was named the 2021 Marmonte League MVP with 148 kills, 32 blocks and 12 aces in 16 matches. ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, BYU, High School Sports, Benson, Daily News, Westlake, Air Jordan, Luke Benson, Newbury Park, Harvard Westlake, High School Volleyball, CIF Southern Section Division, Daily News All Area, Kylie Chung


Harvard-Westlake’s Phillip Otero named Daily News boys tennis Player of the Year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Phillip Otero, Harvard-Westlake, Sr. Phillip Otero finished his high school tennis career the best way possible, a champion. Harvard-Westlake won the 2021 CIF Southern Section Open Division crown before claiming the CIF State SoCal Regional title a week later with Otero leading the way. The experienced senior didn’t want to let his second consecutive trip to the CIF Open Division go to...
Tags: Sports, Sport, University, Soccer, University Of Chicago, High School Sports, Woodbridge, Wolverines, San Fernando Valley, Otero, Harvard Westlake, High School Tennis, CIF State SoCal Regional, Phillip Otero


Westlake’s Emma Sun named Daily News girls tennis Player of the Year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Emma Sun, Westlake, Jr. When looking for the best player, look no further than the best team. Westlake High’s Emma Sun is a standout girls tennis player that anchored the Warriors to the 2021 CIF State SoCal Regional title in a redeeming victory (5-2) over Peninsula on June 5 after falling to the Panthers (11-7) the week prior in the CIF Southern Sectional Open Division final. Sun is a...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Sun, Ncaa, High School Sports, Ucla, Peninsula, Westlake, Panthers, GPA, Blue Chip, Harvard Westlake, Westlake High, High School Tennis, Kiki Iriafen


Upland’s Emily Capobianco voted Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week

Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week Athlete: Emily Capobianco School: Upland Sport: Softball Noteworthy: Capobianco lived out every player’s dream, as she belted a home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Highlanders to a 1-0 win over Villa Park in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship game. The walk-off shot by Capobianco helped the program claim its fourth section title and first since 2010. Capobianco, a catcher, made sure Sarah Haendiges’ outst...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Villa Park, High School Sports, Highlanders, CIF Southern Section Division, Capobianco, Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week, Southern California Girls Athlete, Sarah Haendiges, Emily Capobianco, Emily Capobianco School


Millikan’s Daniel Murillo voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week

Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Athlete: Daniel Murillo School: Millikan Sport: Baseball Noteworthy: The shortstop/pitcher played a huge role in the Rams’ 2-1 semifinals win over top-seeded Hart and 2-0 victory over Arlington in the CIF-SS Division 3 championship game. Against Hart, he made a spectacular catch in short left field and turned a double play at second base in the sixth inning to snuff out a rally, and he pitched the seventh inning for the save, striking out the final tw...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Hart, Arlington, Rams, CIF SS Division, Millikan, Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, Daniel Murillo


Westlake’s Kylie Chung did it all to highlight the Daily News All-Area softball team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Kylie Chung, Westlake, Sr. Kylie Chung did it all this spring. The Stanford-bound pitcher went 18-3 from the circle with a 0.88 ERA in 23 appearances and struck out 212 batters in 119 1/3 innings this season. Chung had 10 complete games and one no-hitter. She reached double digits in strikeouts in 12 games, including 12 or more nine times including a season-high 17 strikeouts in a 3-1 ...
Tags: Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Valencia, High School Sports, Kelly, Chung, Chapman, Hart, Arlington, Westlake, Carlsbad, The Warriors, El Camino Real, Camarillo


Harvard-Westlake’s Kiki Iriafen repeats as Daily News All-Area girls basketball player of the year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Kiki Iriafen, Harvard-Westlake Sr. Kiki Iriafen is the . The Stanford-bound McDonald’s All-American averaged 20.9 points and 15.8 rebounds in 25 games this season, including a 37-point, 25-rebound performance in a CIF Open Division playoff win over Lynwood, which was led by a McDonald’s All-American of its own in USC commit Rayah Marshall. Iriafen scored double digits in every game th...
Tags: Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Ncaa, Usc, High School Sports, Hart, McDonald, Arlington, Zach Randolph, Wolverines, San Fernando Valley, Randolph, Cajon


Royal baseball falls in regional final, but ends history-making season on high note

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. SIMI VALLEY – Fans came in droves. Beach umbrellas and fold-up canopies stood along the first base line and sprawled behind the outfield, and the bleachers were filled. It was a sell-out crowd of over 300 people, according to Royal baseball’s Twitter account. “Super competitive, super unreal atmosphere,” said senior Troy May. “It was super hard for like, I guess me, personally, to zone out everything and j...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Jorge Gutierrez, Bakersfield, Concordia University, Highlanders, Camarillo, Ridgeview, Maye, MATT O'BRIEN, Southern Section, High School Baseball, Luke Piazza, High School All Sports


Sierra Canyon’s Amari Bailey headlines 2021 All-Area boys basketball team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Amari Bailey, Sierra Canyon, Jr. The San Fernando Valley is rich in high school basketball talent, and the list of NBA talent that graced the local gyms is long and impressive. In the past handful of years, the best basketball players have come from Sierra Canyon in Chatsworth. Former Trailblazers Marvin Bagley III, Cassius Stanley and KJ Martin have all been drafted into the NBA. Seve...
Tags: Colorado, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Tokyo, Birmingham, Drake, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Ucla, Warriors, Eagles, Elohim, Hart, McDonald


Arlington baseball edges Hart to grab a spot in Division III regional final

RIVERSIDE – Jake Khasaempanth had enough left in the tank to get four outs in the last inning. Jack Kleveno drove in an early run, and Khasaempanth made it stand up with a three-hitter as Arlington baseball defeated Newhall Hart 1-0 in a CIF Southern California Regional Division III semifinal game. “I’m dead tired but it’s good. It’s good to get the win,” said Khasaempanth, who finished on 113 pitches. Khasaempanth struck out eight and made a key defensive play in the seventh inning to help secu...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, Rudd, High School Sports, Lions, Vega, Jake, Hart, Riverside, Arlington, Indians, Tyler, Plante, Sierra Canyon


Harvard-Westlake’s Alyssa Thompson spearheads Daily News All-Area girls soccer team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Alyssa Thompson, Harvard-Westlake, So. Alyssa Thompson is simply the best, and the scary part is she’s only getting better. The super sophomore tallied 48 goals and 14 assists in 17 matches to anchor Harvard-Westlake to an undefeated season (19-0). Thompson was the catalyst for the Wolverines’ CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship and SoCal Regional Division I title. Her efforts...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Tokyo, High School Sports, Thompson, Gisele, San Fernando Valley, Simms, Harvard Westlake, CIF Southern Section Division, High School Soccer, Daily News All Area, Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week


Birmingham’s David Diaz leads Daily News All-Area boys soccer team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – David Diaz, Birmingham Charter, Jr. Every time David Diaz takes the field, he has to be accounted for. If he’s not, he’ll make you pay. If too much energy is spent stopping him, his teammates take advantage, which forces opponents to pick their poison. Diaz is a speedy, competitive and fiery winger who scored 22 goals and assisted on 16 more in 20 matches for City Section Division I ch...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, Birmingham, High School Sports, Diaz, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, David Diaz, Madha, Mira Costa, Trabuco Hills, High School Soccer, Daily News All Area, Birmingham Charter


Sierra Canyon’s DJ Harvey highlights Daily News All-Area spring football team

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. PLAYER OF THE YEAR – DJ Harvey, Sierra Canyon, Sr. (WR/DB) Harvey was the best player on the area’s best team this spring football season, and he performed at an elite level on both sides of the ball. As a two-way, dynamic playmaker, Harvey tallied 439 yards and five touchdowns receiving with one rushing touchdown, and provided a shut-down corner role with one interception and a field goal block on defense...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, High School Sports, Lions, Eagles, Henderson, Saugus, Virginia Tech, Fresno State, Harvey, San Fernando Valley, Bullock, El Camino Real, Alemany


Eight returning Olympians selected to U.S. women’s water polo team for Tokyo Games

Eight returning Olympians, including several with strong ties to Southern California, were named Wednesday, June 23 to the roster for the powerhouse U.S. women’s water polo team bound for the Tokyo Olympics. Team USA will be seeking a third consecutive Olympic gold medal as it competes its sixth Summer Olympics. Coach Adam Krikorian announced that returning Olympians Ashleigh Johnson, Maddie Musselman, Melissa Seidemann, Rachel Fattal, Maggie Steffens, sisters Aria and Makenzie Fischer and Kalei...
Tags: Usa, Greece, Sports, Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Tokyo, High School Sports, Southern California, El Camino Real, Kiley, Adam Krikorian, Steffens, Seidemann, Mira Costa, High School Water Polo


VOTE: Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, June 25

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective region. Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote. Click on the newspaper links bel...
Tags: Uncategorized, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Griffin, High School Sports, Coats, Blackhawks, Brooks, Hart, Arlington, Barstow, Castillo, Rams, Blake Griffin, Wolverines


VOTE: Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week, June 25

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective region. Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote. Click on the newspaper links bel...
Tags: Uncategorized, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Pasadena, Villa Park, Usc, High School Sports, Marshall, Kelly, Carson, Mustangs, Redmond, Etiwanda, UC Riverside


El Camino Real softball’s grit and commitment isn’t enough against Camarillo

WOODLAND HILLS — After the final game of the season, one voice piped up from the El Camino Real softball team’s huddle. “Do we still have to rake?” It was up to the seniors to decide. Pitcher Jillian Kelly answered yes, with finality, showing the integrity that she and her teammates had displayed all year. “Playing hard, just the energy that we’ve always had,” said senior Abigail Miller of her team’s style. “We try to make every play. Even if it’s an impossible play, we sprint, we dive, we do ev...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Miller, Kelly, El Camino Real, Camarillo, Abigail Miller, Andy Holzman, Trabuco Hills, High School Softball, Jodi Borenstein, Jillian Kelly, Hannah DiGenova


Trabuco Hills baseball feeling better after hammering El Camino Real in regional opener

MISSION VIEJO — The Trabuco Hills baseball team quickly recovered from its heartbreaking loss in the CIF-SS Division 2 championship game this past weekend to rout El Camino Real of Woodland Hills 9-1 on Tuesday in the CIF SoCal Regional Division II quarterfinals. The Mustangs exploded for 13 hits in the win. They will host La Costa Canyon on Thursday in the semifinals. La Costa Canyon was the runner-up in the CIF-San Diego Section Open Division playoffs. San Diego State signee Ryan Faulks was ex...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Michael Burns, Collins, Mustang, High School Sports, Burns, Barrett, Mustangs, El Camino Real, Jordan Brown, San Diego State, Tyler Collins, Thousand Oaks, Faulks


Trabuco Hills baseball pushes aside disappointment to begin regionals with win over El Camino Real

MISSION VIEJO — The Trabuco Hills baseball team quickly recovered from its heartbreaking loss in the CIF-SS Division 2 championship game this past weekend to rout El Camino Real of Woodland Hills 9-1 on Tuesday in the CIF SoCal Regional Division II quarterfinals. The Mustangs exploded for 13 hits in the win. They will host La Costa Canyon on Thursday in the semifinals. La Costa Canyon was the runner-up in the CIF-San Diego Section Open Division playoffs. San Diego State signee Ryan Faulks was ex...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Michael Burns, Collins, Mustang, High School Sports, Burns, Barrett, Mustangs, El Camino Real, Jordan Brown, San Diego State, Tyler Collins, Thousand Oaks, Faulks


Redondo’s Carly Koltko voted Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week

Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week Athlete: Carly Koltko School: Redondo Sport: Softball Noteworthy: Koltko was 6 for 11 at the plate and went 3-0 in the pitcher’s circle to lead Redondo to a 3-0 week in the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs. Koltko pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts as Redondo defeated Beckman 3-2 in the semifinals. Redondo will face Sultana in the final Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Bill Barber Park in Irvine.
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Beckman, Redondo, CIF Southern Section Division, Bill Barber Park, Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week, Koltko, Redondo Sport, Carly Koltko


Glendora’s Jack Anderson voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week

Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Athlete: Jack Anderson School: Glendora Sport: Basketball Noteworthy: The senior was a perfect 6 for 6 shooting in the Tartans’ CIF-SS Division 3A championship win, hitting all four of his 3-point attempts to finish with a team-high 16 points to go with six rebounds. The 53-50 victory gave Glendora its fifth CIF-SS championship and first since 2002. “To be honest, I’ve never felt like that in my life,” Anderson said. “I average less than two points a ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Anderson, Jack Anderson, GLENDORA, Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, Jack Anderson School


Daily News Girls Athlete of the Week: Jillian Kelly, El Camino Real

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Daily News Girls Athlete of the Week Name: Jillian Kelly School: El Camino Real Charter Sport: Softball Year: Senior Noteworthy: Kelly threw two complete game shutouts last week, a 6-0 semifinal win over Carson and a 10-0 win over Granada Hills Charter to claim the City Section Open Division softball championship. She struck out five against Carson on Tuesday and fanned 12 of the 15 batters she faced in he...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Kelly, Carson, San Fernando Valley, Chapman University, Highlanders, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Granada Hills, Granada Hills Charter, Harvard Westlake, CIF, High School Softball, Christian Becerra


Daily News Boys Athlete of the Week: Christian Becerra, Harvard-Westlake

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Daily News Boys Athlete of the Week Name: Christian Becerra School: Harvard-Westlake Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Noteworthy: Becerra capped his high school career with a complete game shutout Saturday night with seven strikeouts and allowing just one hit to anchor Harvard-Westlake’s 3-0 CIF Southern Section Division 1 final victory over JSerra. It was the first time JSerra had been shutout all season. B...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Wolverines, San Fernando Valley, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Becerra, Harvard Westlake, Tarek Fattal, CIF Southern Section Division, Harvard Westlake Sport, CIF, High School Baseball, Daily News Boys Athlete, Christian Becerra


Alemany girls basketball falls short in Division 2-AA regional final to Mater Dei Catholic

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. MISSION HILLS – An assistant coach slipped something into the hand of Bishop Alemany girls basketball player Jordyn Jiron as she sat outside the locker room. It was a small plastic bag, and inside it was a runner-up medal – silver, with a red strap. “I just use it as confidence,” Jiron, a senior, said. “Just to keep leveling up, keep getting better. It’s just a reminder that I need to keep working.” Red-st...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, San Pedro, Garcia, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Alemany, High School Basketball, Harvard Westlake, CIF Southern Section Division, CIF State, CIF, Johnny Garcia