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PREP ROUNDUP: Wheatland knocks off Marysville, 5-2
May tosses one-hitter, drives in go-ahead run
The Wheatland High softball team took the reins of the Mid-Valley on Monday.
Randi May tossed a complete-game, one-hitter and drove in the go-ahead run to help lead the Pirates past Marysville 5-2 in a nonleague game in Wheatland.
Tara McIntyre finished 2 for 3 with a two-run homer and scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning off May's hit to break the 2-2 tie.
Tah-nee Rios and Devinn Partain each drove in runs in the inning and Amy Nichols scored a run for Wheatland (12-0-1).
May struck out nine batters and issued no walks.
Marysville's Tressa Arostegui also went the distance, where she allowed six hits and struck out nine.
Marysville's lone hit was by Ashley Adamson, who hit a two-run home run.
The loss was the first of the season for the Indians (6-1).
The Wheatland JV team also beat Marysville as Malloree Mejia picked up the 11-2 win from the circle.
Ashlyn Sheppard and Haley Litle each recorded two hits for the Pirates (4-5).
East Nicolaus 6, Quincy 1
In East Nicolaus — Amanda Taylor struck out 11 batters and issued no walks to help lead the Spartans to Sacramento Valley League win.
Sara Cater went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI, while Taylor had an RBI double and Katelin Evans added a triple for the Spartans (7-2, 2-1).
Wheatland 8, Marysville 3
In Marysville — Michael Woods went 3 for 4 with an RBI, Justin Bragg had a two-RBI double and the Pirates broke out of their slump in a nonleague win.
Woods also struck out nine over a complete-game performance to pick up the win.
Devon Day went 2 for 4 and scored a run for Wheatland (2-7).
Marysville was led by Chad Perry, who finished with a triple and two RBIs, and Austin Winona, Blake Giles and Hayden Page, all of whom recorded a hit for Marysville (5-6).
The Wheatland JV team also beat Marysville 7-6 in nine innings.
Marysville (7-5) was led by David Duncan, who allowed six hits and struck out 11 over nine innings. Nick Sorenson and Dalton McVey each went 2 for 3, while Kyle Marshall hit a double.
No information was reported by Wheatland.
River Valley 1, Natomas 1
In Sacramento — Ellie Tamez scored the Falcons' lone goal in a Tri-County Conference game.
Carla Ruiz recorded four saves behind a defensive line that was credited with a stellar performance. Jazzmyne Garcia, Vianna Recendez and Alexa Gulbrandsen had a quality game on the backline, according to coach Jeff Stanhope.
With the tie, the Falcons sit at 1-1 in league and move to 7-3-1 overall. GOLF
Faith Christian finishes 2nd at tourney
In Sacramento — The Lions finished second out of six teams at the Haggin Oaks Arcade course.
Faith recorded a 248 led by Sam Ithurburn, who shot a 38. The score was good enough to tie for first place overall.
Zac Belza scored a 46, and Kyle Poppinga and Peyton Hathaway each recorded a 52.
TRACK AND FIELD
YC and RV compete at CAL Invite
In Rocklin — The varsity boys placed third overall as a team led mostly by Louis Mowers. Mowers won the 110m high hurdles in 15.38 seconds and the 300m hurdles (30.58). In addition, he placed second in the triple jump. Victor Angel tool third in the varsity boys shot put with a personal best of 51 feet, 7.5 inches. Nathan Gillming won the long jump with a leap of 20-5. The 4x100 team of Isaiah Griffen, Ralphie Lara, Kyle Turnquest, and Nathan Gillming ran a season best 44.91, placing 7th.
In the varsity girls division, freshman Alyssa Ashburn placed fifth in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump. Holly McAlister placed 10th in the 3200m (12:54), while Kate Aldridge was timed at 5:52 for the 1600m.
For River Valley, sophomore Mackenzie Arnold won both the varsity girls long and triple jumps with record-setting leaps. In the long jump, Arnold jumped 18-8.5, tying last year's school record. In the triple jump, Arnold reached 36-2, an inch and a half more than last year's best.
Sophomore Lauren Kroeger won the varsity girls 800 in 2:21.39, setting a new school record held by Leanne Jarvis at 2:23.40.
Senior Swarnjit Boyal was second in the varsity boys 1600 with a personal record time of 4:27.04. Boyal came in fifth place in the 800 with a time of 2:03.53.
Junior Aaron Hutton came in ninth place in the varsity boys 800 in 2:07.62.
Junior David Hoskins placed seventh in the discus with a throw of 120-9.
The varsity girls 4x100 relay team of sophomores Daya Wilson and Quinta Pedraza, freshman Jazzie Coles and senior Aleqse Hawkins set a new school record with a time of 52.34, good enough for eighth place overall.
Imani Bierly had a top-five shot put of 34-9. Sophomore, first-year thrower Courtney Massengale placed in the top five in the discus with a throw of 96-8.
In the freshman-sophomore division, freshman Dante Love came in third in the 400 in a new frosh-soph record time of 52.92. Love also placed sixth in the 200 in 24.39 and ran a leg of the 4x100 relay that placed fifth overall in 46.86. Alex Madera placed fifth in the 300m hurdles in 45.97. Madera ran the 110m hurdles in 19.05 for ninth place. He was also on the 4x100 relay team.
Sophomore Gabe Stultz came in sixth in the 3200m run in a personal record of 11:28.
Freshman Anthony Calderon ran on the 4x100 relay team and came in 12th place in his first 800 with a time of 2:18.57.
River Valley competes at tourney
In Vallejo — The Falcons competed against 13 schools at the Jaguar High School Invitational Meet at the John F. Cunningham Aquatic Complex.
Claudia Guillory took first place in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:22.05. She set a new meet record in this event and achieved a section cut for Sac-Joaquin Sections held at Tokay High in Lodi (May 9-11). Guillory also won the 100 backstroke (1:03.84), setting a second meet record as well, and also attained a section cut in this event.
Guillory, Jessica Ruiz, Cynthia Rice, and Juana Haydt won the 200 medley relay, finishing at 2:21.69.
Guillory, Ruiz, Rice, and Hanna Daeumler won the 400 freestyle relay, clocking in at 4:31.60.
In the 200 medley relay, the team of Nick Garcia, Keith Nicholson, Andrew Hay, Michael Kennedy took second (2:20.92).
Hay finished second in the 200 IM (2:48.04) and 100 backstroke (1:19.01).
Ruiz took second in the 100 freestyle (1:01.04) and 50 Yard Freestyle (27.38). Her 50 Free time qualifies her to compete at sections as well.
Scott Reusser took second in the 200 freestyle (2:23.51), while Reusser, Nicholas Mutunga, Keith Nicholson, Michael Kennedy were second in the 200 freestyle relay (2:03.24).
Erica Bellenfant took second in the 100 free (58.85), while also finishing third in the 200 free (2:07.05)
Other third-place finishers include:
Rice — 50 freestyle (28.44) and 100 Yard Backstroke (1:16.97). Reusser — 100 butterfly (1:21.03). Allison Sawyer — 100 breaststroke (1:20.92).
Marysville tops Lindhurst
In Marysville — The Indians cruised past the Blazers in boys and girls events. The Indians' girls won 120-27, while the boys rolled 89-17.
Leading the girls were Dee Staton, Bri Staton, Maddy Birch, and Elena Bernal, who took first in the 200 medley relay. Staton also placed first in the 200 freestyle (2:56.90) and 100 Back (1:27.52).
Birch placed first in the 200 IM (2:48.16) and first in the 100 yd freestyle (1:09.10), while Casee Wieber took first in the 50 freestyle (35.38) and Heather Riesberg finished first in the 100 butterfly (1:32.69).
Rachael Goforth won the 500 freestyle (8:27.70), Bri Staton won the 100 breaststroke (1:42.42) and Reisberg, Dee Staton, Wieber, and Birch won the 200 free relay (2:19.21) and Mattie Hodge, Leah Holmes, Bri Staton and Goforth won the 400 free relay (5:50.96).
Lindhurst was led by Crystal Zuniga, who finished second in the 100 free (1:16.87) and second in the 200 IM (3:30.55). She also swam a leg on the 400 relay team, which finished second (6:03.82). Alex Logan, Xochitl Lule and Brisa Almanza were also on the team.
In the boys, Aaron Birch, Cordell Taylor, Nick Mailloux, Tim Henderson-Farris won the 200 medley relay (2:13.44). Farris placed first in the 200 freestyle (3:17.58), Andrew McFarland took first in the 50 freestyle (30.85) and Birch won the 100 fly (1:03.29) and the 100 Back (57.31). That qualified Birch for sections. Mailloux was first in the 100 free (1:02.68) and the 100 breaststroke (1:24.08), while Cordell Taylor won the 500 free (7:58.33) and Austin Vang, McFarland, Aaron Vang, and Chu Lor placed first in the 200 free relay (2:15.74).
Birch, Mailloux, Farris and Taylor took the 400 freestyle relay (5:13.72).
Lindhurst was led by Joshua Phelps, who finished second in the 100 breastroke (1:26.05) and also swam on one of the second-place relay teams made up of Antonio Raya, Huy Pham and Charlie Kukulka (2:36.28, 200 IM). Jamie Arroyo, Raya, Kukulka and Pham took second place in the 200 free relay (2:32.69).