Parker Glore repeated as singles champion and teammates Roy Nielsen and Toma Harmelink took the doubles crown on the final day of the Sunset League boys' tennis championships May 4.
The singles and doubles finals were an all-Marina affair. In the singles finale, Glore, Marina's top singles player, defeated No. 2 Kevin Young. Nielsen and Harmelink, the No. 1 team for the Vikings, turned back Marina's No. 2 team of Jason Fernandez and Josh Kligor, to take the doubles title.
Marina opened CIF team tournament play Wednesday at home against San Clemente. The result wasn't available by press time.
Los Alamitos, which won the regular season Sunset League championship, also captured the league's tournament title when the two-day event wrapped up May 5 at Lakewood Country Club. Marina finished second to the Griffins in both the regular season and at the league tournament.
Jesse Heinrichs of Marina had a career-low of 67 (five under par) on the final day of the tournament, to finish in second place. Heinrichs' score tied a Marina record for an 18-hole event, Vikings Coach Jim Morris said.
Los Alamitos, Marina and Newport Harbor represented the Sunset League at the CIF Central Team Divisionals on Monday at Lakewood Country Club. The top three teams, Los Alamitos, Brea Olinda and Mira Costa, advanced from Monday's divisional to compete at Thursday's CIF Team Championships at Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs.
The Southern Individual Regional is at Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach at 7 a.m. Monday. CIF qualifiers from the Sunset League are Heinrichs, Andre Vu of Fountain Valley, John Lee, Conner Campbell and Jonathan Young of Los Alamitos and Carter Norris and Zach Eddy of Newport Harbor. League alternates are Jacob Schulze of Huntington Beach and Marcus Kiel of Newport Harbor.
Edison, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Ocean View saw their respective seasons come to a close this week in the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
In Division 1 first-round action Tuesday ), Edison (Sunset League No. 2) lost in five games to Alemany (Mission No. 3), 25-23, 24-26, 25-23, 20-25, 15-17, and Huntington Beach (Sunset No. 3) fell in three games at Trinity League runner-up Mater Dei, 25-16, 25-16, 25-20.
In Division 3 first-round play Tuesday, Ocean View (Golden West No. 3) lost in three games to host Olympic League champ and No. 2-ranked Valley Christian, 25-13, 25-15, 25-21.
Fountain Valley (Sunset at-large) played a Division 1 wild card game Monday against St. John Bosco (Trinity at-large) and lost to the Braves, 25-20, 23-25, 19-25, 25-19.
Edison's girls' team easily captured a championship and Edison and Los Alamitos shared the boys' title Friday at the Sunset League Swimming and Diving Championships at Newport Harbor High.
Los Alamitos was second, Fountain Valley third, Newport Harbor fourth, Marina fifth and Huntington Beach sixth in the girls' varsity standings.
Newport Harbor was third, Fountain Valley fourth, Huntington Beach fifth and Marina sixth in the boys' varsity standings.
"It was exciting to see both our varsity boys and girls teams vying for a league championship," Edison co-Coach Diggy Riley said. "Our boys' disqualification in the opening medley relay took the wind out of our sails, but they still swam hard and earned a co-championship. Our girls led from start to finish in their fourth straight league championship.
"The majority of our varsity swimmers who qualified for CIF are just now feeling the effect of a taper. We were physically and mentally tired at league, and now the second season really beings."
Marina's Nick Soedel won the boys' 50-yard freestyle in a league-record time of 20.57 seconds and also won the 100 free in 44.87.
Results from Wednesday's CIF prelims at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool weren't available at press time.
Track and Field
Fountain Valley's boys' team captured the Sunset League championship Saturday at Cerritos College in Norwalk. The Barons took first place, with Newport Harbor second and Huntington Beach third. Los Alamitos was in fourth place, Edison was fifth and Marina sixth.
Huntington's Ramon Vargas was a double-individual winner. He won the boys' 110 hurdles (14.82) and set a league record in the 300 hurdles (38.32), Oilers Coach Clim Moore said.