Year in Photos 2019: Sports Photo Sage Kerst and Sam Alen worked on their program at Ice in Paradise before competing in the intermediate pairs division at the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Photo: Paul Wellman Sharon Day-Monroe and Curtis Beach hurried through the Dave Thoreson 30-Minute Decathlon at Westmont College. Photo: Paul Wellman Sharon Day-Monroe and Curtis Beach hurried through the Dave Thoreson 30-Minute Decathlon at Westmont College. Pictured: Curtis Beach Photo: Paul Wellman Ami Lakoju (#14) went to the hoop in UCSB’s basketball showdown against UC Irvine, which won in overtime. Photo: Paul Wellman Addi Zerrenner, who has qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, won the Semana Nautica 15K race at Elings Park. Photo: Paul Wellman Corey Chavers (#12) powered the Gaucho men’s volleyball team to victory over UCLA. Pictured UCSB Corey Chavers #12 Photo: Paul Wellman Nathan Puentes fired in a penalty shot against Pepperdine during UCSB’s early season streak of 16 consecutive water polo wins. Nathan Puentes (#17) Photo: Paul Wellman Nicolas Moreno de Alboran reached the highest national singles ranking (No. 6) of any Gaucho tennis player. Photo: Paul Wellman Photo By Indy Staff Thu Dec 26, 2019 | 12:01am Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) SBCC freshman Pratima Sherpa, who aspires to be the first professional women’s golfer from Nepal, finished fourth in the JC State ChampionshipsSpencer Jones of Vanderbilt raced around third as the Santa Barbara Foresters produced another winning season (36-11) of summer collegiate baseball. Dos Pueblos senior Josie Morales won the Channel League girls’ 1600-meter title with a strong finish. Dos Pueblos senior Josie Morales won the Channel League girls’ 1600-meter title with a strong finish. Hannah Jordan represented Kate Farms in the Hillclimb World Championships on Gibraltar Road.Tommy Jew executed a bunt for the Gaucho baseball team, which won its first undisputed Big West championship since 1986. Third base was the target for sliding Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos baserunners in the CIF softball and baseball playoffs. Third base was the target for sliding Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos baserunners in the CIF softball and baseball playoffs. DP pitcher Allison Speshyock shut out Santa Paula. Olivia Geyling (#9) carried a big stick for Dos Pueblos girls’ lacrosse, which dominated the league but was upset by Cate School in the L.A. Foundation championship match. The State Street Mile women’s race came down to a record-shattering finish, as Therese Haiss, timed in 4:19, led Jenna Hinkle and Raquel Lambdin across the line. With a potent offense engineered by junior quarterback Deacon Hill (#10), Santa Barbara High reached the CIF football final for the first time since 1989. UCSB’s Hope Bender surpassed 20 feet in the long jump, won her second straight Big West heptathlon title, and finished fourth in the NCAAs.UCSB star Rodney Michael tried to fend off Westmont College’s Tim Heiduk in a spirited soccer match won by the Gauchos, 1-0. Back to Year in Photos 2019 here.