Compiled by Steve Breazeale
The 2015 spring prep sports season is over, which means the CIF-SS offices have issued their All-CIF-SS honors, acknowledging student-athletes who excelled over the entire season. Here is a list of San Juan Capistrano athletes who were named to All-CIF-SS teams for their respective sport.
JSerra Catholic sophomore infielder Royce was selected to the All-CIF-SS Division 1 team. Lewis, one of the more highly touted sophomores in the nation, helped lead the Lions to a win in the Boras Classic South division bracket and a first-place finish in the Trinity League.
Capistrano Valley Christian senior pitcher AJ Discenzo was named to the All-CIF-SS Division 5 team. Discenzo was the ace of the Eagles pitching staff, going 6-0 in 16 appearances. Discenzo carried a 1.18 ERA and also made four saves.
Saddleback Valley Christian’s Caleb Ward was also named to the All-CIF-SS Division 5 squad. The senior center fielder and pitcher led the team with a .388 batting average and tallied 17 stolen bases. As a pitcher, Ward went 5-2, threw four complete games and had one shutout.
Following another strong season that saw them claim the CIF-SS Division 4 Championship and finish runners-up at the CIF SoCal State Regional, the Saddleback Valley Christian boys volleyball team had three players make the All-CIF-SS Division 4 team.
Junior outside hitter and setter Noah Dyer was named the division’s player of the year. Sophomore setter Jon Minsberg and sophomore libero Jacob Pelletier were both named to the All-CIF-SS team.
The Warriors’ head coach, Ryan Van Rensselaer, was named the division’s coach of the year.
St. Margaret’s Episcopal had three players named to the All-CIF-SS Division 4 team. Senior opposite Matt Nichols, junior setter Jordan Chun and freshman outside hitter David Chou were all selected for the team. Chou was the only freshman to gain All-CIF-SS honors.