TeamsBaseball It was a tight race for the Foothill League crown this season. West Ranch ended the season second in the standings with only three league losses. Boys cross country A talented group led by Preston Pope and Jack Arnold took the Wildcats to new heights with a third-place finish at the CIF State Cross Country Championships. Girls soccer After four consecutive seasons of being trapped in the first round of playoffs, the Wildcats broke through and won their first postseason game against Agoura High in the CIF-SS Division 2 tournament. Girls track and field The team-first mentality of West Ranch earned the program its first-ever Foothill League title. Along with the boys cross country finish, it was a great way for coach Sara Soltani to start her Wildcats coaching career. Boys volleyball Nate Sparks ended his West Ranch coaching career on a high note, with the Cats earning their second straight league title and a flawless 10-0 record. Male Athletes Jovan and Ryan Camacho The dual-sport twins played major roles on the gridiron and the baseball diamond. Jovan had 32 catches for 435 yards as a receiver in addition to 13 RBIs and 12 stolen bases. Ryan had four receptions for TDs and 344 yards off kick returns while driving in 14 runs in spring. Austin Galuppo Galuppo scored 51 points in one game (which included nine 3-pointers) to break a school and Foothill League boys basketball record. He averaged 18 points per game. Jake Rice Rice had a breakout season at running back. In his first league game at the position, he broke the program record for single-game rushing yards and number of touchdowns with 314 and four, respectively. Christos Stefanos The All-CIF first team honoree had a .386 batting average, 28 RBIs and three home runs in his junior year. Davey Woodland Woodland repeated as the Foothill League tennis singles champion after beating teammate Parker McBride. He was a major factor in West Ranch’s fourth straight league title.
Female AthletesMack Bailey As the top individual golfer on the top team this season, Bailey made it to the state-qualifying round for the second year in a row. Audra Kim Kim led the Wildcats lacrosse team with 71 goals and 32 assists and was named the Pacific League Offensive Player of the Year as a result. Natalie Ramirez She had the farthest throw in league in both shot put (44 feet, 1 inch) and discus (148-2) this year and placed ninth in her first CIF state meet appearance. Aliyah Satterfield Of her 19 goals on the season, her most important was the game-winning one in the Wildcats’ first-ever girls soccer playoff win. She also tallied 12 assists. Tasha Skabelund Skabelund played fearlessly alongside Katie Jacobs and Kaitlin Schultz. She finished the season with 161 digs, 160 kills and 31 ages as the co-Foothill League Player of the Year.
Playoff teamsBaseball After finishing second in the Foothill League behind Valencia, the Wildcats fell in the first round to El Dorado High, 3-1, in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 tournament. They ended the season 20-9 overall and 12-3 in league. Boys basketball The Wildcats 6-4 season earned them a spot in the CIF-SS Division 1A playoffs. Their postseason was cut short after a loss to Harvard-Westlake in the first round. Boys golf West Ranch was 13 strokes short of making it through the CIF-SS Northern Division Team Divisional. They came in fourth place out of 16 teams at the tournament. Girls golf The team made it to the second round of the CIF team playoffs, placing third out of 24 teams at the CIF-SS Central Division championship after a first-place finish in the Foothill League. Boys lacrosse For the fourth time in five years, the Wildcats made the playoffs, but lost to Palos Verdes 17-1 in the first round of the LA Conference Playoffs. Girls lacrosse The Cats were the No. 12 seed in the US Lacrosse Southern Section North playoff bracket and lost to Oak Park in the first round, 17-9. Girls soccer For the first time in program history, West Ranch won a playoff game. That win was a 1-0 result against Agoura. They lost to Temecula Valley 3-0 in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. Boys tennis West Ranch first beat Beverly Hills High, 14-4, in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs before falling to Peninsula in the second round, 13-5. Girls tennis The Wildcats faced defeat after taking on Oaks Christian in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. The final score was 11-7. Boys volleyball The Wildcats finished first in league with a perfect 10-0 record. After four sets, West Ranch couldn’t get past Oak Park in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. Girls volleyball This team dominated all season, securing the Foothill League title with a 9-1 record. The Cats made it to the first round of the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs.