By Steve Breazeale
Masciorini Advances to CIF Tennis Quarterfinals
Junior Chase Masciorini earned a bye into the round of 16 at the CIF-SS Individual Tennis Championships but was defeated in the quarterfinals on May 31.
Masciorini navigated his way through the opening rounds of the playoffs comfortably, earning him a straight shot into the tournament’s round of 16. From there Masciorini defeated Harvard Westlake’s Michael Genender 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 before falling to Alta Loma’s Victor Brown 2-6, 0-6.
Dolphins Track and Field Competes in State Meet
Seniors Paige Canterbury, Brenna Barker and Sierra Hansen represented Dana Hills at the CIF State Track and Field Championships from May 31 to June 1.
Barker was the lone Dolphins athlete to make it to the finals of her event, placing ninth in the triple jump (38 feet, 4 1/2 inches). Barker advanced to the finals by posting a mark of 38 feet, 6 1/2 inches in the prelims.
Canterbury competed in the 1,600 and recorded a prelim time of 5:14.52, good enough for a 13th place finish. Hansen, a pole vaulter, cleared the 3.46-meter height in the prelims and placed 12th.