SCC runs softball win streak to 21

By From page B1 | April 09, 2014

MARYSVILLE — The Solano Community College softball team remained unbeaten in Bay Valley Conference play and has won 21 straight games after defeating Yuba College 7-1 and 15-1 in a doubleheader, Tuesday.

Shannon Mestas continued her winning ways for the Falcons (28-2, 12-0 BVC) as she pitched four innings, allowing no runs with one hit and four strikeouts.

Six different batters had an RBI for SCC, with Jade Bactad leading the way with two, going 1 for 3 at the plate.

The second game was a close 2-1 affair until the top of the fifth inning when the Falcons exploded for 13 runs – going through the lineup twice.

Emily Goode, Aleyna Benipayo and Victoria Feleafine each had a triple in the inning, while Mestas and Amber Takeda had doubles.

According to assistant-coach Penelope Crouse-Feehan, the Falcons are No. 1 in the state in RBIs and are second in the RPI rankings overall.

“We hit for power,” Crouse-Feehan said. “Our goal is to end everything in five innings. We never want to go to seven.”

JC baseball

SCC gets by Napa in 10 innings

ROCKVILLE — Alvaro Rubalcaba singled in Giovanni Torres in the 10th inning to give the Solano Community College baseball team a 4-3 Bay Valley Conference win over Napa Valley, Tuesday.

Rubalcaba’s single was one of only six hits on the day for the Falcons (7-19, 5-8 BVC), with David Hernandez, Trever Faulkner, Jacob Pavlosky, Ignatius Llorence and Erick Olson getting the others. Fernandez and Olson (2) had the other RBIs for SCC.

Fernandez also got the win on them mound for Solano, getting the last two outs in the top of the 10th, including a strikeout.

Prep boys volleyball

VCS victorious, moves into tie for 1st place

VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Christian boys volleyball team pulled into a first-place tie with Golden Sierra after the Falcons defeated the Grizzlies 25-18, 29-27, 25-14 in Sierra Delta League action, Monday.

Andrew Grabowski led VCS (11-6, 7-1 SDL) with 15 kills and six blocks. Elliott Donnelly added five kills, five blocks, while Matt Brown had five kills and three blocks. Steve Gloudeman led the Falcons with 23 assists.

VCS is back in action at El Sobrante Christian, Wednesday.

Prep boys golf

Vanden gets SCAC win over American Canyon

NAPA — The Vanden High boys golf team picked up a 223-253 Solano County Athletic Conference win over American Canyon at Chardonnay Golf Club, Monday.

Devin Fitchhorn led the Vikings (6-2) with a 37, while Mike Harris shot a 42 and Ryan Cantrell a 43. Nick Andrews carded a 48 for Vanden and Garrett Magnuson shot a 53.

The Vikings play Benicia at Mare Island, Thursday.

Napa 213, Armijo 237: At Paradise Valley Golf Course, Mario Esparza carded a 40 and Jonathan Delmendo a 46, but it wasn’t enough to keep Armijo from dropping a Monticello Empire League decision, Tuesday.

Armijo (1-10) also had a 46 from Justin Wong, a 53 from Tommy Cessna and a 55 from Bryce Nielson.

The low score of the day was a 37 by Napa’s Stephen Santora.

VCS 261, Rio Vista 294: At Green Tree GC, Vacaville, the Falcons cruised past the Rams behind Scott Gardner’s 37.

Spencer Auch shot a 49 for VCS, while Thomas Wary had a 58, Kevin Ping a 56 and Xinting Li a 61.

Golden Sierra 269, Vacaville Christian 272: At Vacaville, the Falcons (6-1) were led by Scott Gardner who shot a 44, while Thomas Wary landed a 54. Spencer Aulk carded a 55, while Kevin Peng shot a 58 and Xinting Li landed a 61.

Vacaville Christian travel to play Bradshaw Christian, Thursday.

Prep badminton

Mustangs post 15-0 shutout of Vintage

NAPA — The Rodriguez High badminton team cruised to a 15-0 Monticello Empire League win over Vintage, Tuesday.

Bianca Cortez, Raiza Balancio, Mikaela Peralta, Janelle Sandhu, Kristiine Paeste, Nicole Vu and Angelica Dagcuta were all double winners for the Mustangs.

Rodriguez plays at Wood, Wednesday.

Rodriguez 10, Bethel 5: At Fairfield, the Mustangs’ Bianca Cortez, Raiza Balancio and Lei Paeste each won two matches, Monday.

Prep baseball

Armijo defeats league-leading Napa

NAPA — Despite being last place in the Monticello Empire League, the Armijo High baseball team took down league-leading Napa 5-4, Tuesday.

Armijo (5-6, 2-4 MEL) was led by Chris Parodi, who not only got the win on the mound but drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth.

Parodi pitched six innings, walking two batters and striking out three, while David Hostler earned the save, facing just four batters in the seventh inning.

Antonio Ramirez and Chris Bruner had two hits for Armijo, with Bruner adding two RBIs. Jason Brasile had a hit and an RBI, while Jerod Borunda and Alex Peppard also had hits.

Armijo faces Napa again, Thursday.

Vanden 9, Vallejo 0: At Fairfield, Robert Hutting pitched five innings for the Vikings (11-3, 5-1 Solano County Athletic Conference) as he allowed four hits and struck out eight.

Eno Evans led Vanden at the plate as he was 1 for 3 with four RBIs, while Pablo Delgado Rodriguez, Michael Leone and Peter Torres each had one RBI.

The Vikings travel to Vallejo, Thursday.

Vanden 2, Kennedy 0: At Fairfield, the Vikings (10-3) pushed across two runs in the bottom of the fourth to get the win, Monday.

Devin Cook-Oliver each had RBIs in the innings, while Alejandro Lara and Eric Robles connected for doubles.

Lorenza Lara got the win on the mound, allowing just three hits while striking out five in four innings. Lara teamed up with Jake LeGrand on the shutout, with LeGrand striking out seven in three innings of work.

 Rodriguez 4, Vacaville 1: At Vacaville, the Mustangs (3-9, 2-3 MEL) were led by winning pitcher Cory Peacock, who pitched six innings, striking out 10 despite giving up 10 hits.

Dante Golden was 3 for 4 with one RBI for Rodriguez, while Richard Lindsey, Matthew Lanza and JP San Antonio each driving in a run.

Reid Ramirez and Tanner Donaldson were each 2 for 4 at the plate for the Bulldogs, while Ryan Strong had the only RBI.

The Mustangs host Vacaville, Thursday.

Capital Christian 9, Vacaville Christian 4: At Sacramento, the Cougars scored in each of the first four innings to defeat the Falcons (10-4, 2-3 Sierra Delta League), Monday.

Brenden Sweany and Kris Petnicki each had two hits for VCS, while Johnny Benedict was 1 for 3 with a double and three RBIs.

Sweany also struck out two batters on the mound in 1 2-3 innings of work.

Vanden JV 11, Kennedy 1: At Fairfield, the Vikings cruised to a five-inning, nonleague victory, Monday.

The Vikings’ Benji Gutierrez pitched a one-hitter, allowing just one unearned run while striking out seven.

Andrew Gauldin was 2 for 2 with a triple and three RBIs for Vanden, while Tharon Cornist was 1 fort 2 with a double and an RBI. Tyler Reames was 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs.

Prep boys tennis

Vanden survives another SCAC win

FAIRFIELD — The Vanden High boys tennis team survived another close Solano County Athletic Conference match with a 5-4 victory over Bethel, Tuesday.

Bethel won the first three singles matches before Joseph Brooks (No. 4), Jamie Anderson (No. 5) and Antonio Ramirez (No. 6) each won for the Vikings (10-1, 10-1 SCAC).

The doubles teams of Reid Vince Cruz and Adam Stephens (No. 1) and Cameron Hoover and Dustin Edmonds (No. 2) were also winners for Vanden.

The Vikings play at home against Fairfield, Thursday.

Armijo 6, Napa 3: At Fairfield, the Indians four of the six singles matches – including Derek Wadsworth’s 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 1 – and two doubles matches.

Joe Caspers and Leng Vue won 7-6 (2), 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, while Patrick Dolan and Jose Gagalione won 7-5, 6-4 at No. 1 for Armijo (13-1, 9-0 MEL).

The Indians play at home against Wood, Wednesday and at Vintage, Friday.

Prep girls soccer

Indians score late to beat Wildcats

VACAVILLE – The Armijo High girls soccer team scored two second-half goals to give it a 3-1 Monticello Empire League victory over Will C. Wood, Tuesday.

Dulce Arman was a big part of the success for the Indians (8-3-1, 4-2 MEL) as she had two goals and an assist.

Arman scored Armijo’s first goal in the 20th minute on an assist from Jasmine Calderon. After a Wildcat goal, the Indians went into halftime tied at 1.

In the 55th minute, Monique Evans sent a corner kick to Arman, heading the ball to Monique Rodriguez for the score. In the 60th, Arman scored from 30 yards away on an assist from Erin Erwin.

Freshman Taylor Morris was in the net for the Indians, making nine saves.

In JV action, Merisabell Hernandez scored all of Armijo’s goals in its 3-1 victory.

The Indians host Vintage, Thursday.

Vanden 3, American Canyon 1: At American Canyon, Megan Frizzie scored all of the goals for the Vikings (6-4-1, 6-3 SCAC), with Josey Breeden getting two assists and Hara Shabazz one.

Goalkeeper Heather Walsh recorded nine saves, getting help from defenders Kristen Richards, Anjelica Terry, Sarah Lisenko and Jaleena Hust. Vanden also got solid midfield play from Breeden and Pedro.

The Vikings are at Fairfield on Thursday.

Vacaville Christian 4, Highlands 1: At Vacaville, Taylor Schubert led the Falcons (6-1-2) with three goals, while Kirsten Daugherty had one and Lisa Yoakum had an assist on Schubert’s first goal. Maddie Kelly was the goalie and had 12 saves.

Vacaville Christian hosts Rio Vista, Thursday.

Vanden JV 4, American Canyon JV 1: At American Canyon, the first score for the Vikings (8-4-1, 6-2 SCAC) came from Rachel Carr in the 42nd on an assist from Jaleesa Mackey.

Mackey scored in the 42nd on a Mackey assists, while Alondra Long scored in the 64th from a Miranda Frizzie assits. Vanden’s last goal was a solo shot from Jood Alkurd in the 71st.

The Vikings travel to Fairfield High, Thursday.

Prep softball

Knights score 23 runs in victory

CARMICHAEL — The Buckingham Charter softball team rout Sacramento Adventist 23-7 in Sacramento Metro Athletic League play, Tuesday.

The Knights (4-4, 3-1 SMAL) were tied 4-4 after one inning, but amassed eight runs in the second and fourth innings.

Alexis Galvin led Buckingham Charter at the plate as she went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and also got the win in the circle, not allowing a run in three innings.

Natalie Gomez was 3 for 4 at the plate with a double and five RBIs for the Knights, while Kayla Hookham-Renaud was 2 for 4 with one RBI and two stolen bases.

The Knights travel to Yuba City to play Faith Christian, today.

Vintage 3, Rodriguez 1: At Fairfield, the Mustangs (5-11, 2-4 MEL) fell behind 3-0 before finally managing a single run in the seventh.

Junior Julie Lopez had the drove in the lone run for Rodriguez, while Brenna Mitchell was 2 for 2. Ciara Bell finished the game 2 for 3. Mitchell allowed just one earned run while striking out three in 5 1-3 innings of work.

Daily Republic staff


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