SportsScope : Miraleste Athletes Wear Three Crowns

Miraleste High School was one of only two schools in the CIF to win three team championships, according to final CIF standings. Miraleste won the boys 2-A water polo title in the fall and the boys 2-A swimming and girls 1-A softball championships in the spring. Miraleste was also runner-up in boys 4-A tennis. Mission Viejo was the other school to win three titles. Thirteen schools won two titles, including Hawthorne in boys and girls 4-A track and Palos Verdes in girls 4-A tennis and girls 4-A cross-country.

Three South Bay high school volleyball players received All-CIF honors on teams selected by CIF coaches. Eric Fonoimoana of Mira Costa was named to the 4-A first team and Danny Greenbaum of Rolling Hills was named to third team. Both are juniors. Bishop Montgomery senior Chuck Donlon was named to the 3-A second team.

Loyola Marymount unveiled a 1986-87 basketball schedule that includes a tournament in Iowa, trips to New York and Chicago, a home match with Marquette on New Year's Eve and games with two other Loyolas.

The Lions open at home Nov. 28 against Azusa Pacific. They will be on the road for much of December, playing in the Amana-Hawkeye Classic with host Iowa, Delaware and Washington State on Dec. 5 and 6, and will travel to Brooklyn College and Loyola of Chicago as well as Cal State Fullerton before Christmas. After Christmas the Lions will play host to Loyola of Maryland, then Marquette at 3 p.m. Dec. 31.

The West Coast Athletic Conference season begins Jan. 9 and will culminate in the WCAC's first post-season tournament. The semifinals and finals will be held in San Francisco.

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