Athletics Bulletin: Week of January 9-13


Winter Sports Alumnae Day
A special thank you to all of our former student-athletes (pictured above) who joined us on January 4 for basketball and soccer alumnae games. It was a great time shared by all. On this day it was clear that once a you are a Pilot… you are always a Pilot!!

Archery Interest Meeting on Thursday, January 12
There will be a meeting during lunch in the Event Center for all those interested in joining this year’s archery team. Both new and returning players need to attend. Coach Lucero will be returning as head coach and is excited to get this year’s team going.

Softball Interest Meeting on Thursday, January 12
There will be a meeting during lunch in the Event Center for all those interested in joining this year’s softball teams (Varsity and JV). This is also a great opportunity to meet Coach McMillan who will be taking the helm of our softball program This will be Coach McMillan’s third year with OLP, having served as JV assistant coach and Varsity assistant coach for each of the last two years.

Christmas Break in Review

Varsity: Varsity Basketball continued their busy schedule over the Christmas Break. Solid play produced a 2-2 win/loss record in the Barons Holiday Tip Off, finishing third. As they head into the month of January, their league record is 1-1 and overall record 8-8 with their most recent win on the road versus St. Genevieve in Panorama City in Los Angeles.
JV: The JV squad competed in the Mira Mesa Holiday Tournament finishing 2-2. They are currently 2-0 in league and carry an impressive 10-5 overall record.

Varsity: Varsity Pilots Soccer continued their undefeated season by sweeping their matches in the Vaqueros Soccer Tournament and finishing in first place! This is the varsity team’s second 1st place finish in many tournaments and creates considerable momentum headed into league play this week.
JV: The Pilots recently defeated Chula Vista 6-1. They are prepared to begin league play this week and have an overall record of 4-1-3.
Freshman: The freshman soccer team is just getting started with their games this season. They fell to Cathedral Catholic in their first game last week but are working hard to prepare for their upcoming games.

Water Polo
OLP’s first ever water polo team jumped into the pool for the first time right after finals. They have their first game on January 13 and a tournament on January 23. We would also like to welcome Coach Chuy Davila to our Pilot Coaching staff. Coach Davila brings both playing and coaching experience to our new program and looks to develop our players to be a formidable presence in the pool.

Happening This Week

Monday, January 9
Varsity Soccer @ Santa Fe Christian 3:15 pm
Freshman Soccer vs. Mission Bay @ San Diego High School 7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 10
JV Basketball @ University City 3:30 pm
Varsity Basketball @ University City 5:00 pm

Wednesday, January 11
No athletics competitions today

Thursday, January 12
No athletics competitions today

Friday, January 13
JV Soccer vs. Patrick Henry @ Hickman Field 3:30 pm
Varsity Soccer vs. Patrick Henry @ Hickman Field 5:30 pm
JV Basketball @ Serra 6:00 pm
Varsity Basketball @ Serra 7:30 pm
Water Polo @ La Jolla 4:00 pm

Saturday, January 14
Freshman Soccer vs. Steele Canyon @ Cathedral Catholic 12:00 pm
JV Soccer @ Saint Joseph – Lakewood, CA 1:00 pm
Varsity Soccer @ Saint Joseph – Lakewood, CA 3:00 pm