Sports

Power Poll, Week 8

1. Oaks Christian (7-0)2. Camarillo (7-0)3. Calabasas (6-1)4. Grace Brethren (6-2)5. Westlake (6-2)6. Moorpark (5-2)7. Simi Valley (5-2)8. Newbury Park (3-4)9. Rio Mesa (4-3)10. Oak Park (3-4) Comments: No movement in the Acorn Power Poll this week. Canyon League action set to begin on Friday night. —Eliav Appelbaum

Weekend schedule

Calabasas at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Royal at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Oaks Christian vs. St. Bonaventure, Friday, 7 p.m. at Ventura College Viewpoint at Campbell Hall Saturday, 6 p.m.

Standings

Last week’s top performers

Cole McCreary, WR, Oak Park: Coming back from an injury in the season opener, McCreary had 12 receptions for 238 yards in a 41-38 win against Brentwood. Jaden Casey, QB, Calabasas: The Coyote gunslinger threw for 405 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions in a nonleague win against Sierra Canyon. Dylan Natcher, DL, Oak Park: Had 11 tackles for […]

Week 7 scores

• Calabasas 42Sierra Canyon 35• Westlake 39St. Bonaventure 7• Oak Park 41Brentwood 38• Pasadena Poly 53Viewpoint 34• Oaks Christian 55Newbury Park 0• Camarillo 49Bishop Diego 14

Oaks Christian salutes six seniors

Lions share joy of IHOP, sleepovers, dance parties, ‘High School Musical’ and volleyball



Bruce Willis is archduke emeritus of the Boy Dance Party. Molly Nelson is empress of the O.C. Dance Company. In the middle of her interview with the Acorn, Nelson, a senior setter and defensive specialist for the Oaks Christian High girls’ volleyball team, was interrupted by the song “Now or Never” from the movie “High School Musical 3: Senior Year.” […]

Super Charger lights up the pool

Basem Alhashim doesn’t let anything slow him down



The smile on Basem Alhashim’s face grows wider the closer he inches toward Agoura High’s pool. He still has a slight limp from the surgery he had on a torn right meniscus in March, but that doesn’t hinder him while he’s backstroking up and down Lane 5. “I wanted to join Mr. (Jason) Rosenthal’s class because it’s active but not […]

Last week’s top performers

Jaden Casey, QB, Calabasas: The Fresno State commit completed 20 of 23 passes for 200 yards, two TDs and zero INTs in 20-14 win against Westlake. Matt Mori, RB, Oak Park: Eagle rumbled for career-high 173 yards and four TDs in 42-26 win against Viewpoint. Jacob Moss, DT, Oak Park: Moss had five tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery. […]

Week 6 scores

• Calabasas 20 Westlake 14 • Oak Park 42 Viewpoint 26 • St. Genevieve 28 Agoura 20 • Moorpark 42 Thousand Oaks 15 • St. Bonaventure 20 Newbury Park 13 • Camarillo 36 Lakewood 0

Cardinal rule

Acorn All-Stars make headlines in college, pros



Amid baseball playoffs, football slugfests, the NBA season jump ball and the puck about to drop in the NHL, October is the busiest month in sports. Stars with local ties are staying busy, too. Christian Yelich, Mike Scioscia, Colby Parkinson, Cole Tracy, Chelsea Carlisle and JD Slajchert have been busy making waves in the wide (and occasionally narrow) world of […]


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