Lexi And Abbie

17 Dec 18
Boston Herald
#gallery-1438501-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1438501-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1438501-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1438501-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ DECEMBER 3, 2018: Brianna Barrett – Lynnfield – field hockey – Boston Herald All-Scholastic DECEMBER 3, 2018: Alli Meehan – field hockey – King Philip – Boston Herald All-Scholastic NOVEMBER 30, 2018: Megan Salsinha – field hockey – Somerset Berkley – Boston Herald All-Scholastic BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 30: Lily Depew, Acton Boxborough, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 30, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 30: Christina Calandra, Manchester Essex, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 30, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Gabriella Venezia, Watertown field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Audra Tosone, Walple, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Kayla McGaffigan, Dennis Yarmouth, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Maggie Malloy, Canton, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Erin Little Acton Boxborough, field hockey ALL SCHOLATIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Olivia Lampasona, Watertown field hockey ALL SCHOLATIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Shelby Dunn, Dennis Yarmouth, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Emily Dionne, chelmsford, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Sophia DiCenso, Foxboro, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29: Cami Crook, Somerset Berkley field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Caileen Quinn, Walpole, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Abbie Ortyl, Lexington, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28:Hanna Medwar, Andover, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Makayla Graves, Masconomet Reg., Field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Isabella Gooley, Duxbury, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 28: Maddie DiPietro, Central Catholic, field hockey ALL SCHOLASTIC on November 28, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald) Herald All-Scholastic field hockey team BRIANNA BARRETT, LYNNFIELD A four-year starter on the varsity and two-time captain, Barrett helped the Pioneers get to the Div. 2 North semifinal with a 16-4-1 record. She finished the year with four goals and 10 assists to earn a Cape Ann First-Team All-Star selection as well as an invite to the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game. Barrett will continue her field hockey career at Virginia Commonwealth University. CHRISTINA CALANDRA, MANCHESTER-ESSEX A four-year varsity starter, Calandra put the finishing touches on a stellar career as she earned Cape Ann League Player of the Year honors after boasting an 89% save percentage and just 0.35 goals against average. With 12 shutouts for the Hornets in 2018, she ended her career with 52. Calandra will continue her field hockey career at Maryland next fall. CAMI CROOK, SOMERSET BERKLEY Crook was a key component to the 23-1 record and Div. 1 state championship title run as the sophomore medfielder finished the season with 17 goals and 45 assists. The midfielder was named to the South Coast Conference All-Star team for the first time. She is also a member of the basketball and track & field teams. LILY DEPEW, ACTON-BOXBORO A lockdown defender, Depew’s efforts helped to boost Acton-Boxboro to a 17-0-1 record and a Dual County League Championship in 2018. Her stellar defensive play throughout the year granted her a spot in the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game. She plans to attend Springfield College next fall to play field hockey and study health science. SOPHIA DICENSO, FOXBORO The center forward polished off a strong career by scoring 19 of her 41 career goals while dishing out 20 assists for the 17-2-1 Warriors. DiCenso’s efforts were enough for a place on the Hockomock All-Star Team as well as an invite to the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game. She will continue her athletic career at the University of Richmond. EMILY DIONNE, CHELMSFORD The senior standout tallied 12 goals and eight assists while seeing action at both the forward and midfield spots throughout the year. Her contributions this past fall aided Chelmsford to a 12-5-1 record, earning the senior a spot on the Merrimack Valley Conference All-Star Team for the third consecutive season. She will attend Holy Cross next fall. MADDIE DIPIETRO, CENTRAL CATHOLIC A junior midfielder, DiPietro produced a team-leading 29 goals while adding 10 assists for the Merrimack Valley Conference Large champions. She was named the MVC Player of the Year and had a spot on the conference’s First-Team for the second straight year. With 46 goals and 21 assists thus far in her career, she has already committed to playing field hockey at Boston University in the fall of 2020. SHELBY DUNN, DENNIS-YARMOUTH The senior midfielder put forth an equal effort in terms of goals and assists with 11 apiece for the Div. 2 State champions. A captain this past season, Dunn ended her career with three consecutive seasons of 10-plus assists while being named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Star Team for the second time. She is also a member of the basketball and lacrosse teams and will continue playing field hockey next season at Saint Anselm. ISABELLA GOOLEY, DUXBURY A senior goalkeeper, Gooley finishes her tenure at Duxbury with the lowest goals-against average of her career at just 0.77 this past fall. As a result of her stalwart display in net, she earned a spot on the Patriot League All-Star Team and was invited to the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Team. She is a member of the National Honor Society and competes on the track & field team in the winter and spring seasons. MAKAYLA GRAVES, MASCONOMET Graves improved upon a solid sophomore season with 13 goals and 14 assists during her junior campaign this past fall. A midfielder for the Div. 1 North champions, Graves was named Cape Ann League Player of the Year, Cape Ann League All-Star, and team MVP. Although dual-sport athlete standing out in basketball as well, she has given a verbal commitment to stick with field hockey and attend Northeastern. OLIVIA LAMPASONA, WATERTOWN Lampasona set career-highs in goals (14) and assists (5) this past fall to contribute to a 21-2-1 record and Div. 2 State semifinal appearance for Watertown. The senior was named to the Middlesex League All-Star Team for the first time in field hockey, complimenting two of the same honors while skating for the ice hockey team. She is a three-sport athlete, also playing lacrosse, and is a member of the National Honor Society. ERIN LITTLE, ACTON-BOXBORO The sophomore midfielder had a breakout campaign in 2018, producing 15 goals and 11 assists to set career-marks in both categories. Her efforts contributed to the Colonials’ second consecutive Dual County League Championship and individually earned her a spot on the league All-Star team. MAGGIE MALLOY, CANTON A senior center forward, Malloy registered 24 goals and eight assists this season to cap her career with 66 and 18 respectively. As a result, she was named a Hockomock All-Star for the third consecutive year while also playing in the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game. She will continue her field hockey career at Saint Anselm next fall. KAYLA MCGAFFIGAN, DENNIS-YARMOUTH McGaffigan burst onto the scene as a freshman, pacing Dennis-Yarmouth to its first state championship in 31 years with a team-leading 34 goals while also chipping in 13 assists. Her breakout season was more than enough for her first Atlantic Coast League All-Star nomination in field hockey. She will have plenty of chances for more recognition as she is a member of the varsity ice hockey and softball teams for the Dolphins. HANNA MEDWAR, ANDOVER As a freshman in 2017, Medwar scored 22 goals and recorded 10 assists, then bounced back this year with 22 assists and nine goals. The multi-skilled forward earned a spot on the Merrimack Valley Conference All-Star Team while guiding Andover to the Div. 1 North final with its 13-3-5 record. ALLI MEEHAN, KING PHILIP The four-year starter finished off her career with a laundry list of accolades after pacing the Hockomock League in points with 35 goals and 17 assists. Meehan ends her stellar high school stint with 82 goals and 55 assists and will continue her playing career at Northeastern next fall. ABBIE ORTYL, LEXINGTON A goalkeeper, Ortyl stopped 91 of the 100 shots she faced throughout her senior season. With her efforts in the cage, the senior captain was named the Middlesex League’s Most Valuable Player. She is also a five-year starter on the ice hockey team but will continue her field hockey career at Merrimack. CAILEEN QUINN, WALPOLE Although a center defender, Quinn showed an ability to affect the outcome on both sides of the field as evidenced by her eight goals and 14 assists. As a senior captain this past year, she earned her place on the Bay State Conference All-Star Team and showcased her skills at the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game. She capped off her career with 14 goals and 34 assists in high school and will continue playing field hockey at Saint Francis University next fall. MEGAN SALSINHA, SOMERSET BERKLEY A center forward, Salsinha poured in an eye-popping 58 goals while adding 24 assists for the Div. 1 state champions. The senior rounded out her high school career with back-to-back South Coast Conference Player of the Year accolades. Salsinha ends her time at Somerset Berkley with 98 goals and 54 assists. AUDRA TOSONE, WALPOLE A center midfielder, Tosone put forth a solid all-around effort this season with 15 goals and 28 assists. In September, the senior was named High School Player of the Month by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and at the end of the season added a Bay State Conference MVP and All-Star selection to the equation. She is a three-sport athlete also playing ice hockey and lacrosse and has committed to UMass to play lacrosse. GABRIELLA VENEZIA, WATERTOWN As a senior, Venezia more than doubled her previous season-high goal-scoring output as she scored 22 goals for the Middlesex League Freedom champions. On top of the scoring outburst, Venezia chipped in with 10 assists, which was more than good enough to be named the Middlesex League MVP for the 2018 season. She is also a member of the lacrosse team and plans to attend the College of Holy Cross next year. Herald field hockey All-Stars BAY STATE CONFERENCE Emma McKee, Darcy Rougeaux (Newton North); Delia Lee (Braintree); Audra Tosone, Caileen Quinn, Sydney Scales, Brooke Skulski (Walpole); Brooke Hamilton, Lauryn Nelson (Wellesley); Kate Staff (Brookline); Brooklyn Lamb, Victoria Norchi, Maddie Clark (Natick); Mary O’Connell (Milton); Lexi Schmalz, Eileen Manning, Kenzie Kelly, Callie Hem (Needham); Amy Phalen, Georgia Parker, David Covarrubias (Framingham) MVP: Brooklyn Lamb, Audra Tosone CAPE AND ISLANDS Aoife Daly, Nikki Awalt, Alison Barrett, Caroline Howard (Monomoy); Addy Hayman, Abby Marchand, Meghan Sonia (Martha’s Vineyard); Emma Navarro, Sophie Cook, Maddie Shaw (Sturgis West); Sara Lombardi, Alexa Aloisi (Nantucket); Jeanne Heanchey (Sturgis East) MVP: Addy Hayman, Aoife Daly CAPE ANN LEAGUE FIRST TEAM: Jenny Lerner (Georgetown); Rixt van der Kooi, Riley Daly (Ipswich); Brianna Barrett, Ashley Barrett, Carolyn Garofoli (Lynnfield); Christina Calandra, Annika Dahlin (Manchester-Essex); Mak Graves, Kate Zamani, Cally McSweeney (Masconomet); Meghan Winn, Maggie Pons (Newburyport); Jacqui Cloutier, Meghan Bean (Pentucket); Abby Engel (Rockport); Gianna Conte, Bridget Sheehan (Triton) PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mak Graves, Christina Calandra DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE Lilly Tardif, Fatma Sayeh (Wayland); Izzy Acquaviva, Brooke Findlay, Elena Christenfeld, Marissa Honens (Lincoln-Sudbury); Sheridan Blaha, Sydney MacPherson, Riley Kiernan, Olivia Guden (Waltham); Morgan Freud, Grace O’Sullivan, Ellen Olszowy (Westford Academy); Maya Malenfant, Lia Herzig, Ani Dahl, Sarah Chartrand, Katherine Nardone (Weston); Abby Versaggi, Jordan Bolio, Grace Blunt, Caitlyn Lewis (Concord-Carlisle); Julia Palazzo, Emily Sollecito (Bedford); Erin Little, Lauren Meinhold, Lily Depew, Molly Harer (Acton-Boxboro); Sophie Szymanski (Newton South) EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Allison Saunders, Tori Cinelli, Bridget Catalano, Mikaela Fallen (Bishop Feehan); Sophia Morse, Rachel Smith, Taylor Cruickshank, Joel Smith, Kelsey MacLellan (West Bridgewater); Kate Downey, Gabriella Joaquim, Lauren Maretti, Madison Halstead (Bishop Stang) HOCKOMOCK LEAGUE Sydney DiLiddo, Anna Beck (Attleboro); Maggie Malloy, Kaitlyn Goyetch, Maria Femia (Canton); Meg Curran, Sophia DiCenso, Lily Daly, Julia Carangelo, Jaime Notarangelo (Foxboro); Cassi Ronan, Emily Valentino, Maeve Ledwith (Franklin); Allison Meehan, Kate Lindmark, Samantha Robinson (King Philip); Maggie Danehy, Alicia Hottleman (Mansfield); Paige Reisman (Milford); Abby Calistra (North Attleboro); Emily Han, Hannah Stryke (Oliver Ames); Allison Small (Sharon); Allie Howe (Stoughton); Emma Sheehan, Alana Tavares (Taunton) MVP: Allison Meehan MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE ALL-CONFERENCE: Claudia Crowe (Methuen); Hanna Medwar, Sydney Gregory, Joanna Archembault (Andover); Madison DiPietro, Erin O’Neill, Cali Mikson, Margaret Mahan, Kaylee Thomas (Central Catholic); Emma Bouley, Emily Dionne, Ingrid Haywood, Claire Danahy (Chelmsford); Alexa Rivet, Emma Gordon (North Andover); Megan Mackay (Dracut); Laura Heslin, Elizabeth Tighe (Lowell); Claudia Crowe, Piper Hugus (Methuen); Jessica Caredeo, Ryan Quinn (Tewksbury) MVP: Madison DiPietro, Claudia Crowe MIDDLESEX LEAGUE ALL-CONFERENCE: Courtney Coutone (Reading); Niki Micciche, Clare Moloney-Kolenberg (Winchester); Abbie Ortyl, Carly Briggs, Katie Devine (Lexington); Katie Guden, Emma Donahue (Belmont); Gabby Venezia, Ally Kennedy, Olivia Lampasona (Watertown) ALL-STARS: Bridget McGahan, Jessica Twohig (Arlington); Mari Verrier (Reading); Brooke Ross, Elizabeth Wheeler (Winchester); Ana Linda Ortiz, Felice Brennan, Bess Lawrence (Lexington); Morgan Chase, Meaghan Noone, Mia Kaldenbaugh (Belmont); Lilly Anderson (Woburn); Mairead Clark, Brianna Stanton (Melrose); Molly Foley, Rebecca Ganley, Meghan Canale (Wilmington); Gianna Beauclair, Paige Jordan, Shawna Paonessa, Jill Flynn, Emily Whooley (Stoneham), Hope Melanson, Augi Lever, Annabella Forziati (Wakefield); Carli Boodakian, Morgan Butcher (Burlington); Catherine Connors, Shannon Hughes (Watertown) MVP: Gabby Venezia, Abbie Ortyl NORTHEASTERN CONFERENCE NORTH: Bella Corsini, Josie Friedman, Charlotte Plakans (Marblehead); Kenny Nyugen (Malden); Melanie Mason, Mikayla Mason, Sabrina Beaudry, Nate Matthews (Beverly); Jenna Wells, Joli Giuliano (Revere); Hailee Monies, Sydney Bragna (Peabody) MVP: Melanie Manson SOUTH: Bella Silver, Emma Thibideau, Shelby Johnson (Danvers); Alessia Salzillo, Maddie Claffey (Saugus); Ashley Fitzgerald (Everett); Jemima Grow, Tracy Wood, Cate Delaney, Mia Salah (Gloucester); Sydney Cresta, Natalie Domeniconi (Swampscott) MVP: Sydney Cresta PATRIOT LEAGUE KEENAN: Izzy Gooley, Eugenie Rovegno, Jackie Hayden, Abby Krahmer, Molly Stapleton (Duxbury); Emily Jenkins, Kolbe Shannon, Jeff Yang, Maeve Tierney, Rachel Motykoa (Plymouth North); Brynn Golden, Audrey Cole, Katherine McNally, Ali Ragusa (Hingham); Olivia Sheehan, Kathryn Dunn (Whitman-Hanson); Colleen Foley (Silver Lake) FISHER: Colleen Quinn, Emily Sommers, Ashley Sommers, Maddyn McDonald, Maeve Murphy (Scituate); Maegan Amsler, Morgan Foley, Kathryn Fallon, Olivia Hussey (Hanover); Jordan Colbert, Olivia Slayton, Hannah Masterson (Plymouth South); Megan Wilshire, Emily McCabe (Pembroke) MVP: Abby Krahmer, Maeve Murphy
07 Nov 18

Hi everyone! So I mentioned in my last post about my unintentional blog break how I wanted to write shorter book reviews but I couldn’t figure out how I was going to do this. However, I have taken a bit of inspiration from the hels project and decided to write more collated posts of reviews […]

04 Nov 18
Reading in Pajamas

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31 Oct 18
BLITZ

Check out the runners representing our local programs in the 2018 GHSA State Championships in Carrollton on Saturday. In alpha order: BANKS COUNTY BOYS Stephens, Griffin Ledford, Wes Ledford, Buck Davidson, A.J. Cotton, Nic Angel, Patrick Pritchett, Elijah Lewis, Bradley Parten, Kyler Stone, Lance Mote, Connor Jones, Ronnie GIRLS Martin, Destinie Parker, Anna Reeves, Jenna […]

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18 Oct 18
Oroville Mercury-Register
The Chico women’s soccer extended its unbeaten streak to 13 with a 1-1 tie Wednesday in Stanislaus. While the unbeaten streak remains in tact, the tie snaps a seven-match win streak for the Wildcats. Freshman Susanna Garcia opened the scoring for Chico State in the 41st minute on an assist by Abbie Jones. Garcia got the ball from Jones who dribbled past her defender and the Stanislaus goalkeeper for her fourth goal of the season. Stanislaus tied the game up in the 87th minute when the leading scorer for the Warriors beat Brenna Meier high. The goal was just the fifth goal allowed in 10 matches for Meier, who made six saves Wednesday. Chico State (14-0-6, 7-0-2 California Collegiate Athletic Association) plays at 2 p.m. Sunday at San Francisco State before returning home Oct. 25 and 27 for the final two regular season matches of the season. Chico State 1, Stanislaus State 0: Matt Hafizi scored Chico’s one goal on a header, his second goal of the season, on an assist by Samuel Licona. Chico State goalkeeper Damion Lewis made three saves on 10 shots against the Warriors. Chico (10-3-1, 7-2 California Collegiate Athletic Association) plays at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at San Francisco State. College Volleyball Butte 3, Lassen 0: The Roadrunners swept Lassen 25-13, 25-17, 25-12. Carli Mendonca led Butte with 15 kills and Louise Singlehurst added 11 kills. Butte team leaders included: Jacey Cornell with five blocks, Bailey Johnson with three aces, Riley Lemons with 34 assists and Michelle Thao led the Roadrunners in digs with eight. Butte (15-9, 3-1 Golden Valley Conference) plays at 6 p.m. Friday at College of the Redwoods. Prep Field Hockey Pleasant Valley 2, Bela Vista 0: Kylee Gleed and Kiley Rechs scored one goal each in the win for PV. Ashley Friend and Olivia Hernandez each added assists while goalkeeper Isabella Gordon made one save in the shutout. PV (9-5) plays at 6:45 Monday at Chico High. Prep Cross-Country Chico, Pleasant Valley at EAL Meet: Charlie Giannini finished first for Chico in 15 minutes and 49.8 seconds while teammate Bretten Farrell took fourth in 16:40.69. Kyle Johnson finished second for PV in 16:38.47 while Donovan Freer finished third (16:39.66) in the Eastern Athletic League Meet. Britta Bundy finished first (20:03.07) in the girls race for Chico High with teammate Sophie Sims finishing in third (20:13.85). Lexi Robinson was the Vikings top finisher (23:27.6) followed by teammate Bryn Melton (23:57.08). Pleasant Valley next races Nov. 1 in Chico for the Eastern Athletic League championship while Chico next races Saturday at Flat SAC in Gibson Ranch. Orland, Gridley at BVL Meet: Sutter won the meet at Butte County Fairgrounds while Orland finished in second place and Gridley third. Angel Garcia was Orland’s top finisher finishing in fourth place in 18:41 followed by Jonathan Mercado in seventh (19:09). Kevin McCormick was Gridley’s top finisher, finishing in 20:06. In the girls race, Anjanessa Ward finished fourth for Orland (23:15) while Yuri Carmarena took seventh in 23:48. Orland and Gridley next race Wednesday at the Butte View League Wednesday at Black Butte in Orland. Durham, Willows at MVL Meet: The Durham girls were led by first place finisher Nayia Kowalkowski, who finished in 22:06 and Brooke Young who finished fourth (23:22.01). In the boys race, David Gonzalez finished in first place for Willows in 17:28.17 followed by teammate Erik Dominguez who took second place (18:04.24). Zane Kowalkowski was Durham’s top finisher, finishing in third place in 18:38.42. Willows and Durham next race in the Mid-Valley League Championship at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Corning. Prep Swimming Willows at Mid-Valley League Finals: Willows finished in sixth place in the 12 team meet. Adessa Berglund finished in first place in the girl’s 200 individual medley (2:47.40) and first in the girl’s 100 backstroke (1:18.55) for the Honkers while Emily Pearson took first in the 50 freestyle (35.32). The team of Pearson, Jillian Roper, Mary Squier and Katelynn Christopherson finished first in the girl’s 200 freestyle relay. Berglund, Christopherson and four other Honkers will represent Willows at the NSCIF Divisional Meet on Wedneday at West Valley High School. Paradise finished in first place, Durham second, Orland fifth, Oroville and Gridley tied for seventh, Las Plumas ninth and Corning 11th.
18 Oct 18
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Chico women’s soccer extended its unbeaten streak to 13 with a 1-1 tie Wednesday in Stanislaus. While the unbeaten streak remains in tact, the tie snaps a seven-match win streak for the Wildcats. Freshman Susanna Garcia opened the scoring for Chico State in the 41st minute on an assist by Abbie Jones. Garcia got the ball from Jones who dribbled past her defender and the Stanislaus goalkeeper for her fourth goal of the season. Stanislaus tied the game up in the 87th minute when the leading scorer for the Warriors beat Brenna Meier high. The goal was just the fifth goal allowed in 10 matches for Meier, who made six saves Wednesday. Chico State (14-0-6, 7-0-2 California Collegiate Athletic Association) plays at 2 p.m. Sunday at San Francisco State before returning home Oct. 25 and 27 for the final two regular season matches of the season. Chico State 1, Stanislaus State 0: Matt Hafizi scored Chico’s one goal on a header, his second goal of the season, on an assist by Samuel Licona. Chico State goalkeeper Damion Lewis made three saves on 10 shots against the Warriors. Chico (10-3-1, 7-2 California Collegiate Athletic Association) plays at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at San Francisco State. College Volleyball Butte 3, Lassen 0: The Roadrunners swept Lassen 25-13, 25-17, 25-12. Carli Mendonca led Butte with 15 kills and Louise Singlehurst added 11 kills. Butte team leaders included: Jacey Cornell with five blocks, Bailey Johnson with three aces, Riley Lemons with 34 assists and Michelle Thao led the Roadrunners in digs with eight. Butte (15-9, 3-1 Golden Valley Conference) plays at 6 p.m. Friday at College of the Redwoods. Prep Field Hockey Pleasant Valley 2, Bela Vista 0: Kylee Gleed and Kiley Rechs scored one goal each in the win for PV. Ashley Friend and Olivia Hernandez each added assists while goalkeeper Isabella Gordon made one save in the shutout. PV (9-5) plays at 6:45 Monday at Chico High. Prep Cross-Country Chico, Pleasant Valley at EAL Meet: Charlie Giannini finished first for Chico in 15 minutes and 49.8 seconds while teammate Bretten Farrell took fourth in 16:40.69. Kyle Johnson finished second for PV in 16:38.47 while Donovan Freer finished third (16:39.66) in the Eastern Athletic League Meet. Britta Bundy finished first (20:03.07) in the girls race for Chico High with teammate Sophie Sims finishing in third (20:13.85). Lexi Robinson was the Vikings top finisher (23:27.6) followed by teammate Bryn Melton (23:57.08). Pleasant Valley next races Nov. 1 in Chico for the Eastern Athletic League championship while Chico next races Saturday at Flat SAC in Gibson Ranch. Orland, Gridley at BVL Meet: Sutter won the meet at Butte County Fairgrounds while Orland finished in second place and Gridley third. Angel Garcia was Orland’s top finisher finishing in fourth place in 18:41 followed by Jonathan Mercado in seventh (19:09). Kevin McCormick was Gridley’s top finisher, finishing in 20:06. In the girls race, Anjanessa Ward finished fourth for Orland (23:15) while Yuri Carmarena took seventh in 23:48. Orland and Gridley next race Wednesday at the Butte View League Wednesday at Black Butte in Orland. Durham, Willows at MVL Meet: The Durham girls were led by first place finisher Nayia Kowalkowski, who finished in 22:06 and Brooke Young who finished fourth (23:22.01). In the boys race, David Gonzalez finished in first place for Willows in 17:28.17 followed by teammate Erik Dominguez who took second place (18:04.24). Zane Kowalkowski was Durham’s top finisher, finishing in third place in 18:38.42. Willows and Durham next race in the Mid-Valley League Championship at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Corning. Prep Swimming Willows at Mid-Valley League Finals: Willows finished in sixth place in the 12 team meet. Adessa Berglund finished in first place in the girl’s 200 individual medley (2:47.40) and first in the girl’s 100 backstroke (1:18.55) for the Honkers while Emily Pearson took first in the 50 freestyle (35.32). The team of Pearson, Jillian Roper, Mary Squier and Katelynn Christopherson finished first in the girl’s 200 freestyle relay. Berglund, Christopherson and four other Honkers will represent Willows at the NSCIF Divisional Meet on Wedneday at West Valley High School. Paradise finished in first place, Durham second, Orland fifth, Oroville and Gridley tied for seventh, Las Plumas ninth and Corning 11th.
16 Oct 18
tungawblog

“Wishing is for things you can’t get on your own. Wanting is for things you can.”
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03 Oct 18
Dirt Hub

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03 Oct 18
Monterey Herald
PEBBLE BEACH — Aviva Yang was medalist with a 43 Tuesday, lifting the unbeaten Stevenson golf team to a 234-260 win over Santa Catalina. Following Yang for the defending league champion Pirates was Grace Baldridge (44), Callie Chen (46), Emma Chung (49) and Kristina Abanico (52). Emma Leamey and Nicole Munoz both carded 48s for Santa Catalina, followed by Alex Nickle (51), Faith Eyraud (54) and Sophia Chung (59). Carmel 225, Pacific Grove 315: Lauren Hickam and Brenna Ozel were co-medalists, carding 39s in the Padres’ win. Elle Bohlman shot a 46, followed by Wendi Ma (47) and Makenna Tarsitano (54). Mika Gordon shot a 48 for Pacific Grove, followed by Hannah Findlay (52), Hallie Gregory (68), Abby Pilkington (73) and Anna Tullius (74). Boys water polo Palma 14, York 4: Danny Munoz scored six goals and added three assists as the Chieftains kept their titles hopes in the Mission Division alive. Santa Cruz 4, Stevenson 2: Rob Williams scored two goals in the Pirates’ loss. Goalie Graeme Sharp had nine stops in the cage. Monterey 7, San Lorenzo Valley 5: Jordan Garrett made 14 saves in the Toreadores’ win over SLV. Connor Hertsch scored three goals while Ethan Gnibus added two. Tennis Carmel 4, Santa Catalina 3: Shannon Schroeder, Dana Donaldson and Kandace Kimes were all singles winners as the Padres held off Santa Catalina. Hannah Shin-Kea Yengst won their doubles match for Carmel. Gaby Nagy was a singles winner for Santa Catalina, as were the doubles teams of Maya Pruthi-Katel Larsen and Hannah Levi-Sofia Marquez. Gonzales 7, Watsonville 0: Adilenne Ramirez, Athena Landeros, Elizabeth Arreola and Isabel Mendoza were all singles winners in the Spartans’ sweep, improving to 3-1 in league. Valeria Reyes-Jesenia Arriola and Melanie Barrera-Jackie Ramirez were doubles winners for Gonzales. Stevenson 4, Pacific Grove 3: Lizzy Lee-Michelle Lee, Caroline Coen-Tianna Battistini and Abdhi Jadeja-Sofia Moore were all doubles winners in the Breakers’ loss. Field hockey Carmel 4, York 0: Sierra Seifert scored two goals while Quinn Cotter and Ella Fenstermaker each had one in the Padres’ win. Carissa Mendoza, Aminah Khalil and Ella Mendoza all had assists. Salinas 6, Greenfield 0: Chloe Thompson produced three goals in the Cowboys’ win. Cheyenne Gonzales, Atheana Zubiate and Victoria Torres all had goals while April Martinez earned five saves in goal. North Salinas 3, Monterey 0: Victoria Trujillo scored two goals while Samantha Herrera added a goal and two assists in North Salinas’ win. Iliana Baldwin recorded five saves in the cage. Girls water polo Santa Catalina 18, Notre Dame 7: The Cougars kept their Mission Division title hopes alive with an 18-goal uprising. Whitney Allen compiled six goals, three assists and three steals for the once-beaten Cougars. Abbie Fisher added four goals while Heidi Hansch tallied three. Emma Underdown finished with two goals, three assists and five steals for Santa Catalina while Georgina Burton recorded six saves. Laura Vetter had six goals for Notre Dame. Lexi Zenk recorded seven saves while Mackenzie Zenk had two steals. Volleyball Salinas 3, Christopher 0: The Cowboys remained undefeated in the Gabilan Division after a 25-11, 25-21, 25-6 win over Christopher. Aloha Delk and Ashleigh Souza both had 10 kills for Salinas. Jennifer Foley recorded 31 assists while Julie Foley compiled 19 digs. Carmel 3, Santa Catalina 1: Megan Langley led three players in double digits with kills, compiling 16 in the Padres 24-14, 20-25, 25-11, 25-15 win. Soana Laolotu finished with 15 kills for Carmel while Karoline Ruiz tallied 13. Ashley Langley had 10 digs. Alicia Rector compiled 20 digs, 10 kills and 13 assists for Santa Catalina. Jessica Clements tallied 10 digs, 14 assists and eight kills while Abby Gunter finished with 21 digs. York 3, Greenfield 1: Katie Calciano compiled 12 kills as the Falcons defeated Greenfield 25-11, 25-14, 21-25, 25-11. Maddie Litman finished with 65 assists and six aces for York. Marina 3, Kirby 0: The Mariners improved to 10-2 on the season and 5-0 in the Santa Lucia Division after sweeping Kirby. Elicia Leuma-Burks had five kills, four aces, six digs and three assists for Marina. Susanna Hoffman tallied 10 digs while Joielyn Comabig and Phoebe Tran each had eight digs. Na Leleua and Lulu Moitoso each recorded five aces while Thu Vo finished with three aces and four assists. Alvarez 3, Monterey 1: Karmyn Anderson finished with 11 kills, 30 digs and four aces as the Eagles remained undefeated in the Mission Division. Aaliyah Foster tallied 11 kills, five blocks and four aces for Alvarez while Miah Ferolino compiled seven kills and three blocks, and Savanna Padilla had 37 assists and 17 digs. Alisal 3, Pacific Grove 0: America Mendez and Miriam Ochoa combined for 23 assists in Alisal’s sweep of the Breakers. Nayeli Munoz had three aces and 14 digs for the Trojans while Samantha Montelongo tallied seven kills and four blocks. Yesenia Tijerina finished with five kills and 12 digs. Seaside 3, St. Francis 1: The Spartans closed the first half of the Mission Division season with a 19-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-14 win. Jocelyn Hernandez recorded 21 kills for Seaside while Sydney Johnson finished with 19 kills and Jordan Olivares added 18 kills. Cecilia Reyes compiled 60 assists while Kyanna Aledo tallied 26 digs and Aleah Jakubowsky had 23 digs. San Benito 3, Notre Dame 2: Spencer Hagenbuch recorded 49 assists and 20 digs in the Spirits’ five-set loss to San Benito. Logan Riggenbach had 17 kills and 26 digs while Aaliyah Martinez finished with 34 digs. Men’s soccer Hartnell 2, De Anza 2: Brandon Hernandez scored two goals as the Panthers ran their overall record to 5-1-2.
01 Oct 18
Eagle News Online

A regular-season title in the OHSL Liberty National division just eluded the Cazenovia girls tennis team, who could not overcome the deficit it created when it lost Sept. 21 to Skaneateles. In its next match, the Lakers found another tough challenge, from Marcellus, but got through it, defeating the Mustangs 4-3. Amid a singles sweep, […]