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Critical week for Bulldog girls lacrosse

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Ramona High School’s girls lacrosse team began the season with a 2-7 record, including a Valley League statistic of 0-4, so success in the near future will be necessary for the Bulldogs to obtain an invitation to the CIF playoffs.

“The pressure’s on,” said assistant coach Al Cavell.

Bulldog baseball beats No. 1-ranked Titans in North County Tournament

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Baseball coach Dean Welch’s Bulldog nine started the North County Tournament with two wins — one of those being against the county’s top-ranked team.

The Ramona High players are now 6-1 on the season as they enter the second week of the tourney before starting Valley League play on April 8.

The Bulldogs were the bracket breakers in the North County Tournament as they beat the county’s No. 1-ranked team, Poway High School, 5-2. Poway had just beaten the No. 3 team in the county, Rancho Bernardo, to earn the No. 1 billing.

Hill hits grand slam home run in Ramona High’s win over La Costa


Playing four games in the North County Tournament over the course of a week, Ramona High’s softball team beat Vista and La Costa Canyon, but lost to San Marcos and Carlsbad.

The Bulldog girls are 5-6 on the season as they head in to more games in the Falcon Fiesta before entering Valley League play on April 7.

Kailey Hill is off the injured list and her bat is inflecting pain on the Lady Bulldogs’ opponents. Her arm is also getting in shape as she paced the Lady Dawgs to a 3-1 start in the North County Tournament. Ramona finished the first week of tournament play with a 5-5 record overall.

Golfers start league play with lowest scores of the season

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Ramona High’s boys golf team improved its overall record to 7-1 and got off to a 2-0 start in Valley League play, while recording its two lowest scores of the season.

The Dawgs have matches scheduled the next two weeks before they have spring break.

Ramona golfers opened league play at Pauma Valley Country Club where they beat Valley Center 196-209.

Ramona High’s No. 1 doubles team wins four sets in league tennis action

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The Ramona High School tennis team lost to Del Norte at home and then went on the road to beat Orange Glen in Valley League play.

The Dawgs are 2-1 in league play.

Del Norte, the Valley League’s No. 1 team, beat Ramona 17-1 on March 25. Chad Martin and Seneca Utech, Ramona’s No. 1 doubles team, picked up the lone team point and posted scores of 1-6, 6-3 and 4-6. James Janak and Josh McDonald went 0-6, 0-6 and 1-6. Joey Guzzino and Eric Taft posted scores of 0-6, 1-6 and 2-6.

Cycle Dawgs log miles, medals


A lot goes into being a member of the Cycle Dawgs, Ramona High School’s mountain biking team, and practice is paying off as some of the cyclists earn medals this season.

“It’s an honor to get a medal and it’s even a bigger honor to get a trophy,” said coach Robert Grace.

The top five cyclists in each race earn a medal and the top three teams in a division receive a trophy.

Arsenal FC schedules soccer tryouts for ages 14 to 17


Arsenal FC San Diego North competitive soccer will hold tryouts for boys and girls between the ages 14and 17 on Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, at Hanson Elementary School, 2520 Boundary Ave.

Girls’ tryouts begin at 1 p.m. and boys’ tryouts start at 2:45 p.m. Athletes should bring a soccer ball, cleats, shin guards and water, and wear a white or gray T-shirt.

Visit to print out a tryout waiver form and have the athlete bring it to the tryouts.

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Bulldog soccer goalie Jesse Bonilla was presented with the Most Valuable Player award at the boys soccer team’s post-season banquet.

“Jesse, with his words and actions, his leadership, how he kept us in games, his motivation, he was our most valuable player throughout the entire season,” said varsity head coach Michael Jordan.

Brandon Duarte took home the Offensive Player of the Year award.

Two girls get MVP awards at soccer banquet

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At the Ramona High girls soccer team’s post-season banquet, two players received Most Valuable Player awards.

Senior Bianca Scodellaro was selected league MVP while junior Taylor Stacy was the CIF Most Valuable Player.

Ramona posted a 4-6 record in Valley League competition, and the league’s coaches named Scodellaro as an all-league first team player. Scodellaro played forward for the Bulldogs this year.

Boys volleyball earns trophy for third-place win at La Jolla tournament


Ramona High School’s varsity boys volleyball players celebrate their third place win at the La Jolla BCI Tournament. The team played four games in the tournament held last weekend. Pictured from left are: Cody Kealy, Jake McLaughlin, Lance Stickney, Dave Windes (in back), Levi Vermeulen, Armando Abarca, Trevor Johnson, Taylor Holas, Isaiah Spieker, and Mason Pierce.