Vikings sweep track and field meets with Bethel

By From page B1 | March 13, 2014

VALLEJO — Vanden High swept a Solano County Athletic Conference track and field meet from Bethel at Corbus Field, Wednesday, the boys winning 93-33, the girls prevailing 80-33.

The Vikings boys got multiple wins from Jacque Henderson in the 1,600-meter run (5 minutes, 6 seconds), 800 (2:18) and 3,200 11:41, Javin White in the 110 high hurdles (15.99) and high jump (5 feet, 10 inches), and Tyler Koss in the 400 (49.90) and 200 (22.79).

They also got wins from Isaiah Hamilton in the 100 (10.85), Isaiah Creal in the 300 intermediate (44.69) and Dion Williams in the triple jump (41-10).

On the girls side, Vanden’s multiple winners were Alex Jenks in the 1,600 (5:43) and 800 (2:31), Jalessa Mackey in the 100 high hurdles (17.92) and 300 low hurdles (53.86), and Malia Bryant in the 400 (58.3) and 200 (25.82).

Vanden’s other victories were earned by Brenna Gabriel in the 3,200 (14:00.83), Rachel Carr in the 100 (13.21), Jana Jensen in the long jump (15-0), Mikaela York in the high jump (4-5) and Logan Griswold in the discus (75-6).

The Vikings split the JV meets, the girls winning 60-22, the boys falling 60-56.

Armijo splits with Wood: At Armijo, the Indians varsity boys fell to the Wildcats 72-64, while the varsity girls won 89-45.

Corey Stewart was a double winner for the boys, taking the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.54 seconds and the 200 in 23.19. Ohajai Murray (110 HH, 15.53) along with the 4×400 relay team also won for Armijo.

Gabriella Nathan-Funk (800, 1,600), Soso Amatoru (100 HH, 300 LH), Tyra Holt (200, 400), Jaimi Garlinton (long jump, triple jump) and Tyler Bertani each won two individual events for the girls, while both the Indians’ 4×100 and 4×400 relays were also winners.

Armijo also won by the frosh-soph meets.

Rodriguez splits with Vintage: At Napa, the Mustangs girls won 68-56, while the boys fell 74-49.

Zachary Wright (100, 200) and Armando Day won events for the boys, with both relay teams also winning.

Alanna Epps (100, 200), Salma Srour (100 HH, 300 LH) and Megan Dulaney (shot, discus) won individual events for the Mustangs, who also won both girls relays.

Prep badminton

Indians cruise to MEL win over Bulldogs

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High girls badminton team stayed unbeaten in the Monticello Empire League with an 11-4 win over Vacaville, Wednesday.

Winning twice for the Indians (3-1, 2-0 MEL) were Serenity Liew, Donna Tran, Noni Guevara, Angelica Roxas and Ysabelle Balomadres.

Armijo is back in action at Vintage, Friday.

Prep softball

Mustangs nearly top defending SJS champs

NAPA — The Rodriguez High softball team came painfully close to knocking off the defending Monticello Empire League and Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champions, giving up three runs in the bottom of the seventh to fall 5-4 to Vintage, Wednesday.

Brenna Mitchell was the tough-luck losing pitcher, giving up seven hits and four earned runs, striking out six and walking one. She helped her cause by belting a two-run homer in the top of the third inning, finishing up 2 for 4 with three RBIs.

Melissa Eisen was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI.

Rodriguez heads to Elk Grove and Sacramento for tournament play Thursday through Saturday.

Rodriguez won the JV game 9-6 as Kailee Schwab was 2 for 4 with a home run, double and four RBIs and Caitlin Parish was 3 for 4 with a double, triple and two RBIs.

Parish went the distance to get the win, scattering 10 hits while striking out five and walking none, giving up four earned runs.

Vacaville 3, Armijo 0: At Fairfield, Katie Kirby fired a four-hitter and struck out 15 to lead the Bulldogs to an MEL win.

Destiny Blueford, Kelsey Bomar, Alexandra Azzopardi and Jessica Miller each had hits for Armijo with Azzopardi’s going for a double.

This version corrects the last name for Armijo’s Ohajai Murray.

Daily Republic staff


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