It took a while for West’s offense to find its way through to the McNair goal, but the Wolf Pack put some goals up at the end of the first half when Adrian Fernandez scored on a pass from Miguel Flores 30 minutes into the game. Adrian Delgado scored on a pass from Akbar Mohad three minutes later to give West a 2-0 lead at the half.
West picked up the momentum again 20 minutes into the second half, when Fernandez scored on a pass from Ignacio Cortina. Five minutes later, Cesar Valencia scored on an assist from Alonzo Gomes, and with three minutes left, Mohad scored another unassisted.
The freshman-sophomore team also won its game, but details were not available.
Franklin 4, Tracy 3
Tracy High’s soccer team opened its league season with a 4-3 loss at Franklin High in Stockton on Wednesday.
The game started with scoring action from both sides. Tracy struck first when Max Garrigan got the ball on a breakaway in the third minute and fired it into the bottom-
right corner of the Franklin goal.
Franklin came back right away in the sixth and eight minutes, as the Yellowjackets scored off throw-ins.
In the 20th minute, Tracy got a free kick, and Kevin Clement was in front of the goal to head it in and tie the game at 2-2 going into the half.
Twenty-one minutes into the second half, Franklin again knocked a throw-in into the goal, and six minutes later, Francisco Colmanares scored one on a penalty kick to tie it up, 3-3. With three minutes left on the clock, Franklin scored again for the 4-3 win.
Coach Phil Kalis said it was a roughly contested game between league rivals, and Tracy went into it with some of the Bulldogs’ usual starters absent.
“Our subs stepped up and played a really good game,” Kalis said.
Franklin won the junior varsity match, 3-1. Tracy’s Gabriel Vasquez scored the Bulldogs’ only goal in the first half, and Franklin scored all three of its goals in the second half.
Kimball 2, McNair 1
The Kimball High soccer team claimed its second win Wednesday after the Jaguars beat the Eagles from McNair High, 2-1, at West High’s soccer field in freshman-sophomore competition.
The Jaguars scored right away on a breakaway, as Matt Hudson passed to Justin Hopkins, who put it in the net.
About 30 minutes in, the Jaguars scored another after they pushed past the McNair defense and Hudson made it past the McNair goal keeper for a clear shot up the middle. Oscar Munoz was credited with the assist.
The Eagles scored one with a shot through the middle as the first half wound to a close.
In the second half, the Eagles made the Jaguar defense work for the win with a constant attack on the locals’ goal. Kimball coach Ron Hattley moved Misael Pacheco from midfield to sweeper and credited him with keeping between the McNair offense and the goal.
Goalie Ricardo Arias ended the day with 12 saves for the afternoon, but in all, Kimball put even more pressure on the McNair goal with 21 shots.
The win puts the Jaguars at 4-3 overall, with their next game Monday against St. Mary’s at West High.
Tracy hosted its second water polo matchup of the San Joaquin Athletic Association season Thursday, when the Trojans from Lincoln High came to town. Lincoln took wins at all four levels, with the freshman-sophomore girls going into a second overtime period before the Trojans could score two goals for the 15-13 win.
Freshman-sophomore girls: Lincoln 15, Tracy 13
Neither team ever held a lead of more than two goals. Lincoln took a 3-1 lead at one point in the first quarter, before Tracy, with goals from Shabnan Sharifi, Mariah Serrato, Ashley McLaughlin and Annie Foote, came back to tie it up 6-6 at the half.
Tracy had a 9-7 lead at the end of the third quarter and nearly had an 11-10 game in hand until Lincoln scored on a penalty shot with eight seconds left in regulation.
Each team scored twice in the first overtime period, and Lincoln scored two unanswered goals in the second overtime for the 15-13 win.
Serrato was Tracy’s scoring leader with seven goals, including four from halfway across the pool. McLaughlin scored three, Foote scored two and Sharifi scored one.
Freshman-sophomore boys: Lincoln 16, Tracy 11
Lincoln charged off to a 5-2 lead in the first half before Tracy nearly closed the gap with goals from Nick Ramon and James Thompson to close Lincoln’s lead to 6-5 midway through the second quarter.
That was as close as Tracy would get before Lincoln gradually pulled ahead and took a 15-7 lead at the end of the third. The Trojans held on for the 16-11 win.
Thompson scored six of Tracy’s goals, two on assists from Jason Spector and Tim Taylor. Ramon scored two, Spector and Austin Lowe each scored one, and goalie Scotty White scored another on a last-second shot across the pool.
Varsity girls: Lincoln 13, Tracy 3
Lincoln brought an aggressive game to Tracy’s pool to put the Bulldogs at 1-1 in the SJAA.
On their way to the 13-3 win, the Trojans kept the home team scoreless for the first half while they ran up 10 goals in the first quarter alone and had a 12-0 lead at the half. Tracy took only 13 shots in the first quarter — eight were blocked and the others went wide or high.
Lincoln gave its top scorers a break in the second half and scored only once more, but Tracy still didn’t get on the board until the fourth quarter, when Sahar Osmani made three goals for her team.
Varsity boys: Lincoln 23, Tracy 13
Lincoln took a 14-8 lead into the half and in the third quarter continued to outscore Tracy as the Trojans used their speed in the water to break past Tracy defenders at every opportunity, running up eight goals in the third quarter alone.
Justin Phelps scored four goals for Tracy and had two steals, Tanner Silva had three goals, Brandon Jossey had two, and Ned Piazza, Conner Sharpe, Andy Levand and Tyler Trew each scored one.
VolleyballWest 3, McNair 0
West claimed its second league win at home Thursday with three straight games against the McNair Eagles, 25-8, 25-16, 25-22. The match was West’s breast cancer awareness game, and players wore pink to show their support for the cause.
Coach Pete Mullen had a chance to put all of his players in to contribute to the win.
Brianna Smith held up the West defense with 17 digs for the night. Tiana Franks led on offense with six kills and three blocks; Anise Abraham had three aces, five kills and two blocks; Ashleigh Paul and Charae McConnell each had six kills; Nani Nicanor had three aces and 10 assists; Analisa Green had four kills and three blocks; Nina Pritchett had four kills and one block; Mary Pena had two kills; Brianna Estrada had five digs; Magali Sanchez had three assists and two digs; Monica Siu had three digs and one kill; and Nikki Marquez had seven assists.
West is now 2-1 in TCAL and 13-7 overall.
Millennium 3, Brookside Christian 0
The Falcon volleyball team moved to 3-0 in the Harvest Christian League, 9-2 overall, with a win Thursday at Jacobson Elementary School. The Falcons breezed through each set, 25-18, 25-4, 25-11.
Ryley Buchanan led her team with 16 aces; Nicole Ochoa had 11 aces; Josie Greeley had 10 kills, two aces and a block; Ashourina Haynes had four kills; and Yasmeen Mohammaddi had 10 digs.
Kimball 2, McNair 0
Kimball High’s freshman team took two straight games, 25-15, 25-15, against the McNair Eagles. Coach Gerianne McGee said Marissa Greenhaw stepped up to the service line to lead her team to 12-straight scores, and Toni Juarez led her team for seven straight points.
Tracy vs. Bear Creek
Tracy High’s cross country team traveled to Oak Park in Stockton on Thursday to race against the Bruins from Bear Creek High in SJAA competition. Both of the Bulldogs’ freshman-sophomore teams took wins on the 2-mile course to put the boys at 2-2 in league competition and girls at 1-3. Both varsity teams are at 0-4 in the SJAA.
Freshman-sophomore girls: Tracy 15, Bear Creek 50
Tracy’s girls won by forfeit, as Bear Creek had only one runner. Tracy’s times: Kira Toretto, 13 minutes, 10 seconds; Catherine Mayorga, 13.24; Brittany Sansoni, 13:35; Iris Torres, 16:48; Siobhan Hagerty, 17:46.
Freshman-sophomore boys: Tracy 22, Bear Creek 36
In a competitive match, Tracy took five of the top seven places for the win, including Carter Duerksen in first place with a time of 10:33. Other times: Paul Gleason, 11:40; Ben Basset, 11:49; Cameron Mullen, 11:55; and Joshua Hagelston, 12:11.
Varsity girls: Bear Creek 15, Tracy 50
Bear Creek won by forfeit, as Tracy had just two runners. Alicia Rojas finished second overall with a time of 26:31 on the 5K course, and Barbara Ramirez had a time of 29:03.
Varsity boys: Bear Creek 17, Tracy 46
The Bruins finished with five runners in the top six in a field of 23 runners. Tracy’s Theron Carmichael finished fourth overall with a time of 18:36 on the 5K course. Other Tracy times: Kyle Petrucelli, 19:39; Michael Liu, 19:45; Antonio D’Onofrio, 20:19; and Esteban Arrietta, 20:21.
GolfSt. Mary’s 244, West 294
The St. Mary’s golfers took advantage of their home course in a 244-294 win at the par-36 Elkhorn Country Club on Thursday. It puts West’s TCAL record at 5-3.
Alice Trisri shot a 47. Other scores for the Wolf Pack were: Belinda Mahan, 53; Erin Whitcomb, 56; Julia Ramirez, 69; and Leslie Jenkins, 69.
West 234, McNair 287
West took its fifth league win in a row Wednesday at the par-36 Old River Golf Course in Tracy, improving to 5-2 in TCAL with two forfeits the team’s only league losses.
Coach Jim Rice noted that Mahan, who shot 39, and Whitcomb, 46, shot their best scores, as did new golfer Ramirez, who shot 53. Trisri shot a one-over-par 37, and Garrett shot a 59.
TennisTracy 5, Chavez 0
Tracy’s girls remain undefeated, 4-0 in the SJAA and 9-0 overall, after a win Thursday at Chavez High in Stockton.
Tracy has faced all its league opponents expect Lodi, last year’s SJAA champs. The first match against the Flames was rescheduled for Oct. 19, so Tracy will have to wait until its last few games to see how it fares in the race for the league title.
In the singles matches, Renata Guzman beat Seng Moua 6-1, 6-1; Michelle Kouda beat Lisa Lim 6-0, 6-0; Page Noonan beat Mai Vang 6-4, 6-2. In the doubles, Paige Noonan and Madeline Geibig beat Pahvia Vang and Jennifer Vu 6-1, 6-0; and Aubrey Boehm and Kelsey Blanc beat Alexa DeSilva and Loan Nguyen 7-5, 6-0.
St. Mary’s 9, West 0
West High’s tennis team took its first loss of the TCAL season, falling to 2-1, at Oak Park in Stockton against league-leader St. Mary’s on Wednesday.
The Rams won all the matches in straight sets, though West’s No. 2 doubles team of Abele Obi and Alison Pokorny took their second game to a tie-breaker against the Rams’ Samantha Shwe and Maddi Gaddy, with the St. Mary’s team winning 6-2, 7-6 (7-5).
St. Mary’s wins in the singles matches include: Christiana Ferrari over Jasmin Fonseca 6-0, 6-0; Leah Figone over Tiful Koul 6-1, 6-0; Lindsey Williams over Emma Bell 6-2, 6-2; Allie Seals over Regina Pacheco 6-2, 6-2; Maddie Ellis over Angie Juan 6-0, 6-1; and Kate Precissi over Ashley Vergel de Dios 6-0, 6-1.
St. Mary’s other wins in the doubles were: Nikki Kriskovich and Lauren Fisher over Deanna Saavedra and Gabi Herrera 6-1, 6-0; and Bridget Mulrooney and Celeste Johnson over Glenmae Tolentino and Shannel Hawkins 6-3, 6-1.
Kimball 4, Edison 3
In the first of three tennis matches this week, Kimball High’s girls put up some tough competition for the Edison Vikings at Edison on Monday, where they played seven matches instead of the typical nine-match format.
Scores for Kimball players in the singles matches were: Andrea Candalla beat Bernadette Alorea 6-3, 6-3; Aloukika Shah lost to Aimee Balacy 1-6, 2-6; Krishna Sankara beat Imee Balacy 6-3, 7-5; Brenna Franklin lost to Maria Navez 3-6, 3-6; and Perlissa Delgado beat Victoria Davila 6-4, 6-4.
Kimball’s scores in the doubles were: Jocelyn Guerrero and Jackie Arroyo lost to Xue Van and Donna Wannvong 2-6, 4-6; and Kiana Amirehsani and Jessie Zhu lost to Jenny Jumawan and Cindy Jumawan 1-6, 0-6.
Stagg 6, Kimball 0
In the second match of the week, played in a six-game format, Stagg swept Kimball in straight sets Tuesday.
Scores for Kimball players were: Candalla lost to Kathleen Rouppet 1-6, 0-6; Shah lost to Teesa Nguyen 2-6, 4-6; Sankara lost to Chenna Prak 2-6, 4-6; Franklin lost to Dayana Campos 1-6, 1-6. Kimball scores in the doubles were: Delgado and Guerrero lost to Melinda Marco and Deisi Tostados 2-6, 2-6; and Arroyo and Amirehsani lost to Katherine Gonzales and Harmony Evangeliste 0-6, 0-6.
Tokay 6, Kimball 0
In Wednesday’s match at Kimball High, Tokay swept Kimball in straight sets.
Kimball’s scores were: Candalla lost to Nikki Polcerova 0-6, 0-6; Shah lost to Mandy Majidian 0-6, 1-6; Sankara lost to Alexa Abdallah 2-6, 2-6; Perlissa Delgado lost to Kim Wong 2-6, 2-6. In the doubles, Franklin and Guerrero lost to Camielle Santander and Janelle Wu 3-6, 4-6; and Arroyo and Amirehsani lost to Sydney Correa and Taz Thienthong 1-6, 1-6.