Sports Briefs: Summer camps now underway

DOWNEY – The California Interscholastic Federation (C.I.F.) has released its annual All-CIF Southern Section teams for baseball, softball and boys’ volleyball.

Three Warren High School student-athletes were selected to the ALL-CIF team, one from each of the three sports previously mentioned.

In baseball, Jose Ruiz was selected ALL-CIF for Division 2. Gahr High School’s Michael Perez was the only other San Gabriel Valley League selection.

In softball, Whitney Pemberton was selected ALL-CIF for Division 3. There were no other ALL-CIF selections from the San Gabriel Valley League. 

In boys’ volleyball, Gary Trejo was selected ALL-CIF for Division 3. Gahr High School’s Corey Chavers was the only other San Gabriel Valley League selection.

Coach Pearson (baseball), Coach Starksen (softball) and Coach Lane (boys’ volleyball)are extremely proud of these outstanding accomplishments and wish each student-athlete the best of luck in their bright futures. 

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The Warren High School football program started its summer camp Tuesday and will continue through July 17. 

Camp will be Monday-Friday from 2-5:30 p.m. on the football field at Warren. Campers need to bring practice wear, water, cleats and a good attitude to practice. 

The C.I.F. mandated “dead period” will be observed from July 18-Aug. 10 where no organized practices are scheduled to take place. 

Questions can be directed to head coach Raul Lara at raul3lara@aol.com or by phone at (562) 714-2606. Coach Lara and his staff hope to see you on the football field and in the weight room this summer. 

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The Warren High School boys’ water polo program will be having their summer camp June 22 through July 26. 

Practices will be held Monday-Thursday from 1:30-4 p.m. for boys ages 14-18 and the cost is $150. Freshman camp will be from 12-2 p.m. and will cost $75. 

Camp registration includes instruction, training and conditioning, games, sun screen and a team t-shirt.

Games will be Monday-Thursday at various locations in mornings and evenings. Schedules will be provided. All participants must turn in a registration form and “consent to treat a minor” form. 

Student athletes will learn skills necessary to play water polo and participate in water polo games. 

Contact head coach Rick Nichols at rnichols@dusd.net or by phone at (562) 869-7306 Ext. 5746 for further questions. Coach Nichols and his staff hope to see you in the pool this summer.

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The Warren High School wrestling program will be having their summer camp June 23 through July 30. 

Practices will be held Monday-Thursday from 8-10:30 a.m. in the upstairs wrestling room at Justice Stadium. Camp is open for student-athletes ages 12-18 and the cost is $20. 

Practice includes conditioning, weight lifting and wrestling techniques. Wrestlers need to bring wrestling shoes, shorts and running shoes to workouts.

Further questions can be directed to head coach Tim Brogden at tbrogden@dusd.net or by phone at (562) 869-7306 ext. 5767. Coach Brogden and his staff hope to see you on the mat and in the weight room this summer.

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The Downey High School girls’ soccer summer camp began training June 19. 

The D.H.S. Day Tournament was held last Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Training took place earlier this week on June 22nd, 24th and 25th while summer league games were scheduled Tuesday and for later today. 

Training will continue July 13th, 15th and 16th from 7-10 a.m. while summer league games will be July 14th and 17th. 

Camp double days will be August 10-13 and will be from 7-9 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Tryouts will be August 17-20 and will be from 2-4 p.m. 

Questions should be directed to Rachel Godfrey at rgodfrey@dusd.net or to Crystal Fresquez at crystalfresquez@gmail.com. Coaches Godfrey and Fresquez hope to see you on the pitch this summer.

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The Downey High School girls’ summer water polo program began Tuesday and will hold workouts through July 30. 

Practices will be from 6:30-9 a.m. in the Downey pool.  Practices for the first week will be Tuesday through Friday and the remaining five weeks will be Monday through Thursday.

The Downey High School boys’ summer water polo program began Tuesday and will also hold workouts through July 30. Practices will be from 6:30-9 a.m. in the Downey pool. 

Practices for the first week will be Tuesday through Friday and the remaining five weeks will be Monday through Thursday as well. Coach Judy and his staff hope to see you in the pool this summer. 

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The Downey High School football team will begin their summer program Monday, July 13, and will run through Aug. 12. Practices will be from 3-6 p.m.

Incoming ninth graders will also begin their summer camp on Monday, July 13, and will run through Aug. 14. Practices for incoming freshmen will be 2-5 p.m. 

Questions can be directed to head coach Jack Williams at jwilliams@dusd.net. Coach Williams and his staff hope to see you on the football field and in the weight room this summer. 

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The Downey High School boys’ cross country team will be starting their summer camp Monday, July 6 and will run through the first day of school. Practices will be Monday-Saturday and begin at 7 a.m.

The  Downey High School girls’ cross country team will be starting their summer camp Monday, July 6, also and will run through the first day of school. Practices will be Monday-Saturday and begin at 7 a.m. Coach Gleason and his staff hope to see you running this summer.

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The Downey High School softball team will begin their summer camp on Monday, June 29, and run through July 31. 

Practices on Mondays and Fridays will be from 8-10 a.m. and practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Sessions are $10 per day and $75 for the unlimited summer session. 

Coach Karzen and his staff hope to see you on the field this summer.