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Solano women finish BVC play 16-0, win school record 17th straight

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 ROCKVILLE — The Solano Community College women’s basketball team set a school record with its 17th straight win and wrapped up Bay Valley Conference play with a 16-0 record after a 94-78 win over Contra Costa, Friday.

According to coach Matt Borchert, this year’s squad was only the second women’s team to go undefeated in conference play, with the 17th win in a row topping the team from the 1996-97 season.

“It feels fantastic,” Borchert said of his team’s recent success. “I’m really happy for the girls. There was a lot happening with going undefeated and getting the win streak. It was a great sophomore night. I’m proud of the ladies and what they accomplished.”

Taylor Hamilton led the Falcons with 24 points and added 10 assists, six steals and five rebounds, while Nikki Andaya had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists.

Denisha Lundy added 16 points, four rebounds and four assists for SCC, with Necole White and Adrianna Jones each scoring 10 points.

The Falcons now await their the NorCal playoff seeding, which will be announced Monday.

Prep wrestling

Indians enjoy good results at D I-AA tourney

MODESTO — The Armijo High wrestling team fared well during the first day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I-AA Wrestling Championships, Friday, having seven grapplers qualify for next week’s SJS Masters Championships at Stockton Arena.

The Indians’ Jorge Perez, wrestling at 154 pounds, went 2-0 to reach the semifinals and can’t finish worse than fourth.

The top eight finishers from the tournament automatically qualify for Masters.

Other Armijo wrestlers who are still alive and can’t finish worse than eighth are Darius Levan (2-1, 108), Houston Scibek (2-1, 115), Danny Charos (2-1, 162), Amini Kapapa (2-1, 172), Billy Cimmino (2-1, 184) and Kris Elkin (2-1, 220).

Rodriguez High still has nine wrestlers left in the tournament, each of whom advance to next week’s Masters tournament, according to the team’s Facebook page.

Brandon Vu, Emillio Gutierrez and Patrick Ferrer are in Saturday’s semifinals, while Joemar Anicete, Malachi Estep, Jarod Guinn, Brandon Diaz, Josh Weiss and Isreal Colozza are still alive in the consolation bracket.

 Vikings have 4 grapplers alive in Div. II
SACRAMENTO — The Vanden High wrestling team has four wrestlers still alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Championships after the first day of action at Hiram Johnson High, Friday.

After receiving first-round byes as top seeds, Fernando Angulo (140 pounds) and Brandon Dontogan (182) each went 1-0 to reach the semifinals.

Albert Bernales (2-1, 160) and Xavier Penrod (1-1, 197) are also still alive for Vanden, with each most likely having to win two or three matches Saturday to advance to the SJS Masters Championships next weekend.

Youth water polo

Bangarang teams place in SoCal

The 18-and-under Bangarang men’s team placed fifth with a 3-1 record and placed fifth out of 20 teams that entered in the Winterfest Nationals in Southern California last weekend. The only loss came against the eventual champion West Valley. This team is made up of many  players from Sonoma, Napa, and Solano counties and include field player Sebastian Cineas and goalie Dylan Youngborg from Fairfield/Cordelia.

The 14 and under girls team is continuing to develop and for a first trip, against major teams from all over the country, They placed 20th out of 21 teams.

For more information on the Bangarang water polo club, call 287-4370.

Daily Republic staff

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