A glance at PLHS’ winter sports teams:
The boys soccer team is ranked highest among PLHS teams.
With a record of 7-5-4 (1-2-1 in Western League) the team is ranked among San Diego County’s top 10. The team is defending its CIF Div. I championship from last season when they went to the state Div. II semifinals.
Head coach Elliott Savitz hopes to take this year’s team deep into the playoffs. They are currently ranked 12th of 20 Div. I teams.
Girls Water Polo
The Pointer girls are making fast work of opponents with an 11-2 record overall and perfect 7-0 mark in Central League. They are currently on a six-game winning streak. Ken Toma’s squad has only given up 66 goals to date, (5.1 per game), far less than any other team in their league.
The girls are the top-ranked of 17 schools in Div. II after winning the Div. III title last year.
Girls Soccer currently sits at 7-11-4 (1-3-2 in Western League). They recently held league foe Scripps Ranch to a scoreless tie but have been defeated by frontrunners Our Lady of Peace and Cathedral Catholic.
The girls are ranked 17th among 20 Div. I teams.
The hoopsters are currently sporting a 16-7 record and sit in second place in the Eastern League with a 5-2 mark. They defeated first place Scripps Ranch on the road earlier by a 45-41 score and are looking forward to their rematch next Tuesday, Feb. 5. Tipoff time is 5:15 p.m.
The boys are ranked fourth among 22 Div. II teams.
The Lady Pointers have compiled a 15-7 record, 3-5 in Eastern League. They have three league games remaining including San Diego (away, 6:00 p.m. tomorrow), University City (away, 5:15 p.m. Feb. 5) and Clairemont (home, 6:00 p.m. Feb. 8).
The team is ranked sixth of 20 Div. III teams as playoffs begin next month.
Boys, Girls Wrestling
The separate teams concluded their regular season yesterday with a conference meet at Cathedral Catholic. Other conference members are St. Augustine, Madison, La Jolla and San Diego.
Next up are the City Championships (Feb. 2), the CIF Div. II Championship Meet (Feb. 9), the San Diego Masters meet (Feb. 15) before the California State Championships (Feb. 22).
CIF divisions in wrestling are set up by school enrollment and PLHS, with 1,930 students, is the smallest school in Div. II. The largest school (Carlsbad ) enrolls 2,331.