The traditional signing day Wednesday merely padded Oregon's already stellar recruiting class, the best in school history.,GETTING DEFENSIVE: Washington capped its recruiting class by landing two of the top defensive players on the West Coast.,Washington had seemed to be the favorite for Heimuli for most of the recruiting period, but his Menlo-Atherton team advancing to the state title game in California impacted his ability to make a decision in time for the December signing period.,The abrupt departure of new offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury after 34 days shook up the Trojans' recruiting class and led to the departure of receiver commit Bru McCoy, who spurned USC for Texas.,The day had an international flavor with the Utes bringing in 6-foot-7 offensive lineman Bamidele Olaseni, a native of London who played last year for Garden City Community College in Kansas, and fellow 6-foot-7 offensive lineman Luke Felix-Fualalo, a former rugby player in Australia who played last year for prep powerhouse Mater Dei in California.

San Diegan CoCo Vandeweghe, who is currently ranked No. 19 the Women’s Tennis Association, has signed with the San Diego Aviators for the second season in a row, the team announced Tuesday., The Australian Open and U.S. Open singles semifinalist will make her first 2018 World TeamTennis appearance at a home match July 23 against the Orange County Breakers., Last season, Vandeweghe led the Aviators to a 22-19 win over the Breakers when she won in women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles., Native son Taylor Fritz shined in the Aviators opening match Sunday at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa., San Diego was trailing the Springfield Lasers 7-6 when the Rancho Santa Fe-native, teamed with Marcin Matkowski, won a thrilling 5-4 match over Daniel Nestor and Miomir Kecmanovic.

Eleven San Diego County boys are part of a 13-and-under Southern California all-star lacrosse team that will compete for a world championship Monday through Wednesday in Denver., One of Mad Dog West’s top players is 13-year-old attackman/midfielder Ben Beacham of Carlsbad., The other nine San Diego County players are Kiefer Black, Robby Breisch, Beau Hokanson, Dane Jorgensen, Brett Koopman, Jimmy Manley, Cade Conahey, Caden Ada-Tannehill and Beau Rowan., The World Series of Youth Lacrosse teams come from Canada, Israel, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Colorado, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland and New Jersey, plus a team of Native Americans., The championship game will be televised at 3 p.m. (San Diego time) on Wednesday.