November 28, 2012
On the same day the Sage Hill School boys' soccer team opened the season, it learned it will lose its coach. Ignacio Cid will step down from his post on Friday because of a new professional opportunity, said J.R. Tolver, the school's boys' athletic director, in an email on Wednesday. Tolver said Cid wasn't going to coach Sage Hill's season opener at home Wednesday against Capistrano Valley Christian, but that Cid would coach Friday's match at Huntington Beach and it would be his last in charge of the Lightning.
November 8, 2012
GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Sage Hill def. Rosemead NEWPORT COAST - Maddy Abbott had 43 assists, four kills and nine digs to help lead the No. 3-seeded Lightning to a 25-10, 25-18, 25-11 win in a CIF Southern Section Division 3-A second-round match Thursday. Maggie Danner had 14 kills and two aces and Kekai Whitford had six kills and 13 digs for Sage Hill (24-6), which plays in Saturday's quarterfinals against either La Sierra or Northwood. * Redondo Union def. Newport Harbor REDONDO BEACH - Torey Thompson had 30 assists and six digs for the Sailors, who saw their season end in a 25-17, 25-21, 25-19 second-round setback against the top-seeded team in the CIF Southern Section Divison 1-AA playoffs Thursday.
January 13, 2012
BOYS' SOCCER Sage Hill 1, Brethren Christian 0 HUNTINGTON BEACH — Senior Jack Percival converted a penalty kick in the 48th minute to key the visiting Lightning in the Academy League contest Friday. Percival's goal was set up when freshman Anthony Gil was fouled in the 18-yard box. Sage Hill, which received strong defense from senior Eric Cheng, improved to 4-4, 3-1 in league. The Lightning return to action Wednesday at home against Whitney at 5 p.m. * GIRLS' SOCCER Sage Hill 5, Brethren Christian 0 The Lightning improved to 7-3-3 and 2-1-1 in the Academy League with Friday's victory.
February 8, 2014
BOYS' SOCCER Sage Hill 4, Crean Lutheran 1 IRVINE — Senior Kavi Sakraney and junior Nikolai Sadeghi scored two goals each for the Lightning in the Academy League match at the Great Park Saturday. Sadeghi produced two assists, while Sakraney and junior Juan Rodriguez provided one each. Sage Hill (14-0-2, 10-0-1 in league), ranked No. 10 in CIF Southern Section Division 6, plays host to rival St. Margaret's in a match for the Academy League title, as both teams are 10-0-1 in league, Thursday at 5 p.m.
May 15, 2012
ANZA - The Sage Hill School baseball team traveled roughly 105 miles to get to its CIF Southern Section Division 6 wild-card game at Hamilton High in Anza. Lightning coach Danny Gonzales left with a feeling of satisfaction after the long trip, nearly 5 hours total. "It's been a long ride, but it's well worth it coming home with a W," Gonzales said. Sage Hill made it worthwhile with a 12-2 victory Tuesday. Freshman pitcher Parker Reposa gave up only two hits in four shutout innings.
October 4, 2013
GIRLS' TENNIS Sage Hill 12, Oxford Academy 6 CYPRESS - Jaclyn Gerschultz swept at No. 2 singles to help lead the Lightning to an Academy League upset Friday. Oxford Academy (9-2, 0-1 in league) entered the match ranked No. 4 in CIF Southern Section Division 2. Sage Hill (4-3, 2-1) is not ranked. Amira Tarsadia won two of three at No. 3 singles for the Lightning. Tess Alexander and Marina Anderson won twice at No. 2 doubles, while Crystal Yu and Abby Ruck also won two out of three at No. 3 doubles for Sage Hill, which plays at Whitney on Tuesday.
August 23, 2012
Sage Hill vs. Calvary Chapel When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Sage Hill School Key Lightning: Sr. QB/S Harrison Ray; Sr. WR/NG Thomas Fenner; Sr. RB/CB Charlie Kim. Key Eagles: Sr. QB Colin Kearon; Sr. WR/S/K Billy Weaver; Jr. RB/LB Danny Mattero. Breakdown: The nonleague season opener for both teams will be the first game played on the new artificial turf at Sage Hill's Ramer Field ... Both Sage Hill and Calvary Chapel went 3-7 last season and failed to make the CIF Southern Section East Valley and Southern Division playoffs, respectively ... Neither team is ranked in the preseason Top-10 poll for its division ... This is Sage Hill's first game in program history against a team from the Orange Coast League ... The Lightning are 8-2 in season openers, including 3-0 under Coach J.R. Tolver.
October 28, 2011
NEWPORT COAST - The Sage Hill School football team wasn't content just taking what its opponent gave it Friday night. The Lightning insisted on procuring plenty that visiting Animo Leadership never intended to concede in a 42-7 nonleague victory. The Lightning (3-5) scored on all four first-quarter possessions and converted four of five Aztec Eagle turnovers into touchdowns to extend its winning streak to a season-high two games. Included in that first-quarter blitz was a 22-yard fumble return for a touchdown by senior middle linebacker Michael Schidlovsky, marking the second straight week the Sage defense had scored.
October 19, 2012
GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL St. Margaret's def. Sage Hill NEWPORT COAST - The Tartans earned a 25-19, 25-19, 25-16 Academy League win Friday night. The Lightning, ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 3-A, fell to 12-6, 4-3 in league. St. Margaret's is the top-ranked team in Division 3-A. * BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY Mt. SAC Invitational WALNUT - Sage Hill senior Dylan Thies finished 10th in 16 minutes, 15 seconds to help lead the Lightning to seventh place in the Division 5 sweepstakes race Friday at Mt. San Antonio College.