West dominates St. Mary’s
The West High softball team finished off the St. Mary’s Rams with a 10-0 win in five innings on Wednesday, April 17, at Arnaiz Fields in Stockton.
The Wolf Pack (14-5, 3-0 TCAL) had 12 hits, including three each for sophomores Samantha Asbra and Shelby Weeks, and senior Ciara Ervin singled, tripled and batted in three runs.
Freshman pitcher Janae Sims pitched all five innings, allowed the Rams (12-6, 2-1 TCAL) two hits and struck out three batters for the win.
Kimball 17, Sonora 0
The Jaguars amassed 21 hits and posted an eight-run rally in a win over Sonora at home on Wednesday, April 17.
Junior staring pitcher Amanda Riley gave up no hits in two innings to get the win for Kimball (13-5, 5-2 Valley Oak League).
Senior Arianna Hawkins led the Kimball batters with four hits and four RBIs. Senior Anisha Richardson also batted in four runs with two base hits.
Tracy 14, Franklin 0
The Bulldogs beat Franklin on Wednesday, April 17, at the Tracy Sports Complex as junior pitcher Tayler Misfeldt allowed no hits and struck out five batters in three innings, and junior Kimberly Paschal allowed one hit over two innings.
Leading the way at the plate was junior Jasmin Clarke with her fourth-inning home run.
Millennium 13, Elliot Christian 12
The Falcons edged the Eagles in extra innings on Tuesday, April 16, at the Tracy Learning Center.
Senior Breana Reyes and sophomore Riquel Rivera led the way at the plate for Millennium (9-3, 3-0 Central California Athletic Alliance) with three base hits each, including a triple for Reyes and a double for Rivera.
Freshman Amy Wise pitched the first inning and allowed the Eagles (6-6, 2-1 CCAA) four hits and three runs.
Swimming West boys, girls get even
The West High varsity boys and girls move to 2-2 in the Tri-City Athletic League with wins on Wednesday, April 17, over the McNair High Eagles. The meet was held at Tracy High while West’s pool is under repair.
• Varsity boys: West 97, McNair 56
The Wolf Pack won six of the 11 events. Freshman Conner Waters was West’s top swimmer, with wins in the 200-yard freestyle, 2 minutes, 20.72 seconds, and 100 butterfly (1:17.36). Senior Bradley McCain won the 100 freestyle (55.69) and freshman Chris Manzo won the 500 freestyle (7:55.44). West also won the 200 medley relay (1:59.87), and the 400 freestyle relay (4:12.38).
• Varsity girls: West 136, McNair 15
West placed first in every event, and swept the top three places in six events. Top individual swimmers included junior Madison Tessera, winning the 200 freestyle (2:30.59) and the 100 breaststroke (1:20.53), and senior Danielle Nghiem, winner of the 50 freestyle (30.49) and the 100 backstroke (1:20.97).
Other first-place swimmers were senior Kristen Steed, 100 butterfly (1:19.84), junior Cassidy Waters, 100 freestyle (1:02.59), sophomore Samantha McCain, 200 individual medley (3:23.52), and freshman Catrina Hoang, 500 freestyle (7:05.97).
Kimball vs. East Union
Kimball High senior Michaela Loomis won both of her individual events and led two relay teams to wins on Tuesday, April 16, at the Jaguars’ last home meet of the season against East Union High.
The team wins bring both the varsity girls and boy to 4-3 in the Valley Oak League, with the last VOL dual for the Jaguars at Manteca on Friday, April 19
• Varsity girls: Kimball 110, East Union 60
Kimball won nine of 11 events on Tuesday. Loomis won the 50 freestyle (26.69) and the 500 freestyle (5:46.07). Kimball’s other first-place swimmers include senior Sydnie Black in the 200 freestyle (2:17.21) and 100 breaststroke (1:23.12), and freshman Alyssa Anderson won both the 200 individual medley (2:48.03) and 100 freestyle (1:06.3).
The Jaguars also won all three relays, including the 200 medley relay (2:08.1), the 200 freestyle relay (2:01.09), and the 400 free relay (4:21.37).
• Varsity boys: Kimball 87, East Union 83
Kimball’s boys won seven of 11 events, with junior Josh Wagstaff leading the way with wins in the 50 freestyle (24.63) and 100 freestyle (56.03). Freshman Nathan Gee won the 500 freestyle (6:19.75), sophomore Alec Fairfield won the 100 backstroke (1:08.81), and freshman Logan Steinberger won the 100 breaststroke (1:17.78).
Also winning for Kimball was the 200 medley relay team (2:00.43), and the 200 freestyle relay team (1:48.04).
Tracy vs. Chavez
The Tracy High swim team won every individual race and relay at Chavez High in Stockton on Friday, April 12. The wins put Tracy’s varsity boys at 3-1 in the San Joaquin Athletic Association and the girls at 2-2 in the SJAA.
Final scores for the Chavez teams were unavailable, but the Bulldog varsity boys took the top three places in nine of the 11 events. The girls took the top three places in four of the 11 events.
Senior James Thompson was the top swimmer among Tracy’s boys with wins in the 200 freestyle (1:49.11) and 100 breaststroke (1:09.12).
Also winning their races were Ian Hutton, 100 freestyle (53.63), Aaron Knapp, 100 backstroke (1:15.20), Preston Tsang, 200 individual medley (2:44.1), Nathan Hu, 100 butterfly (58.83), Scott Jessee, 500 free (5:51.12), and Spencer Bishop, 50 freestyle (23.93).
Winners among Tracy’s girls included Sydney McCarthy, 200 freestyle (2:53.12), Kylie Taylor, 200 individual medley (2:33.95), Julia Vares, 50 freestyle (27.73), Nicolette Rocha, 100 butterfly (1:16.82), Cameron Price, 100 freestyle (1:06.17), Bridgette Houser, 500 freestyle (6:20.30), Meggin Smith 100 back stroke (1:30.21) and Maisy Green, 100 breaststroke (1:25.14).
Track and Field
Franklin runs, jumps past Tracy
Tracy High’s track and field team traveled to Franklin High in Stockton for the Bulldogs second San Joaquin Athletic Association dual meet on April 11. Franklin outscored Tracy at both varsity levels to put the Bulldog boys and girls at 0-2 in the SJAA.
• Varsity girls: Franklin 69, Tracy 67
Franklin just barely got past Tracy as each team won eight of the 16 events. Franklin dominated in the sprint and hurdling events and the long jump, while Tracy prevailed in the distance events and in the pole vault.
Tracy swept the 1600-meter run, with sophomore Kaitlin Spencer first (6:08), senior Ciera Soliz second (6:21) and junior Kaeli Vierra third (6:55). They also swept the 800 with Soliz first (2:43), Spencer second (2:47) and Vierra third (3:07). Spencer won the 3200 (13:27), with Vierra second (15:33) and senior Sarah Agee third (15:58).
Tracy swept the pole vault, with senior Bridget Connolly first (8-0), senior Kaitlin Mizuno second (7-6) and sophomore Karli Brown third (6-0). Senior Taylor Juarez wpm the (5-2), and freshman Taylor Wills won the shot put (30-4).
• Varsity boys: Franklin 72, Tracy 63
Franklin won nine of the 16 events, including sweeps of the top three places in the 800 meter run and the long jump. Tracy swept the pole vault with junior Devin Foster first (11-0), junior Noah Anderson second (10-6), and junior Nathan Arena third (10-0).
Tracy junior Davis Jenkins won both hurdle events, including 110 hurdles (16.71) and 300 hurdles (45.30). Sophomore Nate Jones won the 100 (10.87), junior Thomas Ridder won the 3200 (11.24), junior Adam Gasior won the shot put (38-2) and junior Justin Hall won the discus (118-10).
Tracy High loses to Lodi
Tracy High’s golfers took a 215-230 loss to San Joaquin Athletic Association rival Lodi on Tuesday, April 16, at Tracy Golf and Country Club.
Senior Robert Erler led the Bulldog team (4-2 SJAA) with a score of 39 on the par-36 course.
Tracy’s top golfers also included junior Shivam Swamy and sophomore Amit Grewal, both logging scores of 46.
Tokay 228, West 260
The Wolf Pack fell to Tokay on Tuesday, April 16, at Woodbridge Golf and Country Club in Tri-City Athletic League play.
Top golfers for the Pack (5-2 TCAL) were juniors Austin Smith and Nick Carrera, who both shot 49 on the par 36 course. Senior Mark Olson and junior Garrett Morris were close behind with 51 each.
Kimball High’s golf team placed 13th with a score of 490, and West was 17th (500) out of 18 teams at the McNair Invitational Golf Tournament at The Reserve in Stockton on Monday, April 15.
Del Oro High was first with a score of 389, while St. Mary’s was second (393) and Jesuit was third (398).
The top golfer for Kimball was sophomore Reese Maxfield, who shot 84 on the par-72 course. Kimball sophomore Tyler McLaughlin shot 96.
West’s top golfers were Smith (92), Olson (97) and Morris (97).
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