Jaymie Stryker played a key part in San Marcos’ success in water polo

Jaymie Stryker was rehabilitating a surgically repaired shoulder this past girls water polo season, but that wasn’t going to stop her from having a role in San Marcos’ successful season. The Royals went undefeated to win their fourth straight Channel League title and reached the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 final. “She only played three seconds in games this year but she came to practice every day,” San Marcos water polo and swim coach Chuckie Roth said. “Every player respects and … [Read more...]

San Marcos water polo accomplished every team goal but one

"Our team impressed me so much this season," exclaimed San Marcos girls water polo head coach Chuckie Roth on Monday at the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Press Luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe. Roth explained that the only goal his team didn't fulfill this year was winning the championship. The Royals came close, losing 6-2 to undefeated Laguna Beach in the finals on Saturday. Roth brought athletes Piper Smith, Brittany Prentice, and Paige Hauschild to the luncheon. Hauschild was … [Read more...]

Chargers Casanueva, Fidel, Royals Gellert, Everman earn honors

Dos Pueblos and San Marcos athletes were named the recipients of Athlete of the Week awards at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Hailey Gellert of the San Marcos water polo team and Scott Everman of the Royals basketball team were honored for their performances in CIF playoff action last week. DP wrestler Ryan Fidel and basketball player Camila Casanueva were recognized as the award winners from the previous week. (There was no press luncheon last Monday … [Read more...]

Hauschild, Alvarez are ‘goal-den’ for their teams

San Marcos girls water polo standout Paige Hauschild and Juan Pablo Alvarez of the Carpinteria soccer team had the finishing touches to help their teams in important matches last week. The performances earned them Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athlete of the Week honors at Monday’s press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café. In matches against a pair of top-10 teams in CIF Division 1, Hauschild poured in nine goals in a 13-4 Channel League victory over rival and No. 7-ranked Santa … [Read more...]

Carpinteria’s Moore, San Marcos’ Trumbull lead teams to titles

Rayshaun Moore and Sophie Trumbull helped their respective teams end long tournament championship droughts over the weekend. Their performances earned them Athlete of the Week honors at Monday's Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Trumbull, the sophomore goalie for the San Marcos girls water polo team, made some huge saves in the fourth period of the championship game at the Villa Park Tournament, including one from point-blank range with two seconds left in … [Read more...]