The OLu hockey team fell 4-3 in a shootout to Pacific Ridge in the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League semifinals on Friday night. The loss eliminated the Lancers from the league playoffs but they still have the state playoffs this coming week. The Lancers will play in a round-robin tournament with the top 2 teams advancing to National Tournament in Frisco, Texas in late March.
- Click HERE for varsity hockey photos vs Pacific Ridge.
Up Next: Varsity D1 - Friday, February 28 vs St. Mary’s @ LA Kings Ice Town (CAHA Round Robin) - 3:00 pm | Saturday, February 29 vs Santa Margarita @ LA Kings Ice Town (CAHA Round Robin) - 11:00 am | Saturday, February 29 vs Pacific Ridge @ La Kings Ice Town (CAHA Round Robin) - 5:00 pm | Sunday, March 1 - CAHA State Championship (if necessary) @ LA Kings Ice Town - 1:30 pm
For the first time in school history, the Lancers took 3 wrestlers to the CIF Masters Meet at Sonora High School. Zack Stone advanced to the CIF State meet at 120lbs with a 7th place finish. Alexander Subias advanced to the CIF State meet at 113lbs with a 7th place finish. Dominic Lobo just missed advancing the state meet but had a great showing. OLu finished 21st out of about 150 teams at the Masters Meet.
Up Next: Thursday, Feb 27 - Saturday, March 1 - CIF State Meet @ Mechanics Bank Arena (Bakersfield, CA)
In a matchup of two of the top teams in high school baseball, Orange Lutheran defeated La Mirada 2-0 in front of a capacity crowd at the Great Park in Irvine. Senior, Max Rajcic threw a complete-game shutout while striking out 8 and allowing only one hit. The Lancers struck first when Cooper Gilmour drew a bases-loaded walk in the 2nd inning to give OLu a 1-0 lead. Tank Espalin added to that with an RBI double down the leftfield line in the 5th. Rajcic would go onto hold the 2 run lead and give OLu a perfect 3-0 start to the young season.
- Click HERE to read an article on the OLu vs La Mirada game by Eric Sondheimer of the LA Times.
- Click HERE to view highlights of the OLu vs La Mirada game from OC Varsity.
- Click HERE to watch the full Camp Chronicles by Jonathan Khamis.
- Zach Lew (‘18) was named Big West field player of the week after an impressive opening weekend for the Titans of Cal St. Fullerton. Click HERE to read the article.
- Click HERE for varsity baseball photos vs La Mirada
- Click HERE for varsity baseball photos vs Cypress
Up Next: Friday, February 28 vs Marcus (Texas) @ Hart Park - 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm | Saturday, February 29 vs Valley Christian @ Hart Park - 10:00 am
The boys golf team hit the links on Monday, March 2 in the Glendora Invitational to open the season.
Up Next: Monday, March 2 - Glendora Invitational @ Glendora Country Club
The boys lacrosse team opened with 2 wins this past week. The Lancers won 17-4 over Esperanza on Wednesday. On Friday night, OLu bested Portola 8-7 in epic fashion. Click HERE to see the final goal the Lancers scored at the buzzer.
- Click HERE to read the boys lacrosse season preview article.
Up Next: Wednesday, February 26 @ El Modena - 3:30 pm
The Lancers went 1 and 1 to start the season. OLu beat Esperanza on Tuesday before falling to Yorba Linda on Thursday.
- Click HERE to read the boys tennis preview article.
Up Next: Tuesday, February 25 vs Villa Park @ Anaheim Tennis Center - 2:30 pm | Thursday, February 27 vs El Dorado @ Anaheim Tennis Center - 2:30 pm
Boys volleyball opened the 2020 season returning the entire squad from last year. The Lancers went 3-1 in the Tesoro Tournament with wins over San Marino, Aliso Niguel, and Dana Hills. Their lone loss came to Los Alamitos.
- Click HERE to read the boys volleyball season preview article.
Up Next: Friday, February 28 & Saturday, February 29 - Foothill Tournament
The girls lacrosse team earned their first win of the season with a 17-3 win over Centennial. They are 1-1 on the young season.
- Click HERE to read the girls lacrosse season preview.
Up Next: Tuesday, February 25 @ Esperanza - 4:30 pm | Thursday, February 27 @ J Serra - 5:00 pm
The OLu softball team lost to Clovis on Friday 3-0 to drop to 2-1 on the young season. The Lancers had both games on Saturday rained out. The games will be made up on Saturday, February 29.
Up Next: Thursday, March 5 - Saturday, March 7 - Dave Kops Tournament of Champions
Swim & Dive
The OLu swim & dive team opens the 2020 season against San Juan Hills on Tuesday, February 25.
Up Next: Tuesday, February 25 @ San Juan Hills - 3:15 pm
Track & Field
The Track & Field team will compete in a tri-meet on Thursday before competing in the Mustang Round-Up on Saturday.
Up Next: Thursday, February 27 - Oxford/Western Tri-Meet @ Fullerton College - 3:00 pm | Saturday, February 29 - Mustang Round-Up @ Trabuco Hills HS
Follow Lancer Athletics all season long on social media:
- Twitter: @OLu_Athletics
- Instagram: @olu_athletics