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Vanden track teams sweep way past Benicia

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From page B1 | March 06, 2014 |

FAIRFIELD — The Vanden High track and field teams swept all four meets with Benicia as the Vikings opened Solano County Athletic Conference action at home, Wednesday.

The varsity boys won 105-22, while the varsity girls prevailed 80-42. The JV boys won 66-42, while the JV girls slipped past the Panthers 44-42.

Javin White (110 HH, high jump), Tyler Koss (200 meters, 400) and Dion Williams (300 IH, triple jump) all won two events for the varsity boys, while Alex Jenks (800, 1,600), Jalessa Mackey (100 HH, 300 LH) and Malia Bryant (200, 400) each won two events for the varsity girls.

Individual winners for the boys were Isaiah Hamilton (10), Jacque Henderson (800), Justin Alvarez (long jump), Anthony Hopson (shot put) and Billy Hurst (discus).

Eileena Lewis (100), Jana Jensen (long jump) and Jalilah Phillips (shot put) all won events for the girls, with both the boys and girls teams winning the 400 and 1,600 relays.

The Vikings are competing in the Steve Jones Relays at Luther Burbank High in Sacramento, Saturday, before returning to SCAC action at Bethel, Wednesday.

 Prep softball

Falcons pick up victory over Hercules

HERCULES — The Fairfield High softball team defeated Hercules 14-10 in non-conference play, Wednesday.

Monica Chapa was the winning pitcher for the Falcons, lasting all seven innings, recording seven strikeouts . She was also 3 for 5 at the plate with a double.

Adriana Lopez was 2 for 5 with a triple, while Amani Randle was 2 for 2 and Deniese Brown was 2 for 3 for Fairfield.

Fairfield travels to Benicia to begin Solano County Athletic Conference action, Mar. 14.

Vacaville 3, Vanden 1: At Fairfield, the Vikings opened their season with a loss after three early runs by the Bulldogs.

Vanden’s only RBI came from Hailie Sheppard, who was 1 for 3, while Hope Brandner was 2 for 3 with a double.

Bailey Tingley got the loss for the Vikings, pitching four innings, allowing six hits and two runs. Jennifer Roberts pitched one inning and allowed one run on two hits. Kiwi McDaniels faced four batters and did not allow a hit.

Fairfield JV 12, Hercules JV 10: At Hercules, Tyra Fernandez doubled for the Falcons (1-0), while Madison Sischo-Troche, Monica McCrary and Sabiola Archilla had singles.

McCrary started and Archilla came on in relief in the second inning and picked up the victory.

Prep boys tennis

Vikings cruise to win over Apaches

VALLEJO — The Vanden High boys tennis team defeated Vallejo 8-1 in a makeup game, Wednesday.

The Vikings (2-0) opened with a loss at No. 1 singles and swept the rest of the way.

Davin Cabillo (No. 2 singles) and Leonard Hsiung (No. 3 singles) each won 6-1, 6-0, while the closest doubles match was No 3 with Dustin Edmonds and Christian Greer defeating the Apaches’ Henry Le and Ben Pilapil 6-2, 7-5.

Vanden hosts cross-town rival Fairfield, today.

Armijo 6, Vintage 1: At Vallejo, the Indians No. 2 and No. 5 singles matches were suspended, while only dropping the No. 1 doubles contest.

In No. 1 singles action for Armijo (2-0), Derek Wadwroth defeated the Crusher’s Jake Floyd 7-5, 6-2, while Sean Dolan (No. 4) defeated Steve Bagley 6-2, 7-6 (7).

The No. 2 doubles tandem of Jose Gaglione and Patrick Dolan defeated Nick LoCicero and Alex Derroth 7-5, 6-2, while Christian Navasca and Gabe Zanatatten defeated James Davis-Ryan Kaung 6-3, 6-4.

Prep baseball

Indians pick up 5-inning win over Falcons

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High baseball team only needed five innings as it defeated Fairfield 13-1, Wednesday.

Chris Parodi only gave up one run for the Indians in four innings of work – striking out five with one hit and one walk.

Antonio Ramirez was 2 for 3 with two doubles for Armijo, while Chris Bruner was also 2 for 3 with one double. Other Indians that collected hits were Jarod Boruda, Clayton Espino, Jacob Maher and Hayden Deldotto.

Prep badminton

Rodriguez 11, Benicia 4: At Benicia, the Mustangs’ Raiza Balancio ( No. 1 singles) defeated Jena Webb 21-8, 21-17, while Bianca Cortez ( No. 2) defeated Gabriella Traver 21-16, 21-17. Balancio and Cortez won their doubles match, 21-9, 21-9.

No. 5 doubles Vanessa Vega-Nicole Vu defeated Wendell-Brown 22-20, 21-14.

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