Miramonte Spring Sports Come to a Close

Matt Metheny and Kyle Rechnitz

Lacrosse:

Miramonte Boys Lacrosse had a great season in 2013 as they finished their overall regular season record at 11-9 and with a record at 9-3 in league play. They finished second in league standing behind Acalanes.

“I am really happy with our season and how well we did, our team had great coaching and a lot of thirst to win,” Mac Lavis ‘14 said.

Miramonte did well enough to advance to the NCS playoffs. They are looking to keep their season going as they move through playoffs towards their NCS championship goal.

“Our team this year has worked very hard and we have great team chemistry, which should carry us far in NCS,” Patrick Swan ‘14 said. Sadly, they lost in the second round.

Miramonte Girls Lacrosse finished their 2013 season at an overall record of 11-7, and they went 8-4 in league play. As well as the boys, they also finished in second place in the DFAL behind Acalanes. The Lady Mats have advanced to the NCS playoffs; however they lost to Acalanes in the semi-final round. “The key to our team’s success this year was our team chemistry. Our midfield was good at handling the ball and the A-wings and D-wings were also important in getting the draws, ” Olivia Vigo‘16 said.

Tennis:

Miramonte Boys Tennis went 25-0 on the season, marking one of the best seasons in Miramonte tennis history. In singles, Luke Bohuslav took the title after defeating Alex Hwang ‘16. On the doubles side, Peter Martin ‘15 and Neil Weikert ‘15 pulled out a victory against teammates, yet opponents, Logan Boersma ‘14 and Andrew Tan ‘13.

Baseball:

Miramonte Baseball went 2-10 in league this season, and 9-14 overall. Sadly, the season ended a little early and the Mats did not make NCS, as they were short wins that would secure them a spot in the NCS playoffs.

Softball:

Miramonte Softball went 2-10 in league for the 2013 season, ranking 6th in league. “I am very happy with this season and our team grew a lot this year,”  Gina Pagan ‘14 said. Although the team did not advance to NCS, they are satisfied with the strides they made during the season and look forward to next season.

Swimming:

Both the girls and boys swim teams placed second in DFALs. The girls finished with a final score of 388.5 and the boys scored 383. Although the Mats two top seeded swimmers, Charlie Wiser ‘13 and Marie-Claire Schillinger ‘15, both got second place, the lower seeded swimmers had many personal bests, helping Miramonte get third.

Track and Field:

Miramonte Track and Field competed at Campolindo High School for the league title in the DFAL championships. Miramonte and Acalanes tied, and share the league championship. In prelims, Miramonte had a less than successful meet, but they did better in the second meet. With a time of 4:30.55, Tyler Hanson ‘13 placed first in the boys mile. Georgia Roden ‘15 took first in the girls 800 meter race with a time of 2:29.61. Mark Tamminga ‘13 placed third in the boys 800 Meter run with a time of 1:59.71. Track looks forward to next year, in which they aspire to win as many of their races as they can, even though they are losing seniors.