Girls' basketball defeats Antelope Valley in CIF quarterfinals

By Alex Edel The girls’ basketball team is one win away from another CIF championship game.  After beating Antelope Valley yesterday, 79-68, the team advances to the semifinals Friday. They will play Oak Park at Notre Dame high school on Saturday. The team pulled ahead by 17 points within the first ten minutes of the […]

Hung, Nesbit each reach millennium points mark

By Alex Edel Both Nicole Hung ’10 and Nicole Nesbit ’10 scored their 1000th high school point during this basketball season. The two girls are captains of the varsity girls’ basketball team that captured a CIF championship. Hung hit the 1000-point mark in the Wolverines’ game against Chaminade on January 29. Before this game she […]

Girls' basketball ends CIF run with loss to Mater Dei Catholic

By Alex Edel After winning CIF, the girls basketball finished the season with a five point loss in the quarterfinals of the state championships. Mater Dei Catholic beat the Wolverines 66-61. “Overall I am really proud of how the team played and I think we really exceeded people’s expectations. Winning CIF was really exciting and […]

Girls basketball triumph in CIF finals

By Alex Edel For the first time since 2001, the members of the girls’ basketball team are champions. With just 33 seconds left in Friday’s game, Nicole Hung ’10 shot a layup to win the Southern Section Div. IV CIF title, defeating Pacific Hills 59-57. “We knew that the team we were playing [Pacific Hills] […]

Water polo beats Corona Del Mar 12-8

By Alex Edel The fourth ranked boys’ varsity water polo team hammered out a 12-8 upset win over third ranked Corona Del Mar Wednesday, Sept. 17 to improve its record to 2-0. The Wolverines took an early lead over Corona Del Mar, scoring five goals in the first quarter. The scoring was distributed among many […]

Westlake alum replaces assistant

By Alex Edel Lisa Zucker ’91 has temporarily replaced Melissa Cherella as executive assistant to Head of School Dr. Jeanne Huybrechts. Cherella, who has worked as Huybrechts’ assistant since last year, will be on maternity leave until December.Zucker has been working “on call” for the school for many years since graduating from Westlake. She has […]