Monday May 03 2010
Ceo, Mathis notch No. 100 at Bear River
By: Journal Sports Stadd
Courtney Ceo and Katie Mathis reached a rare milestone Monday when Bear River routed host Colfax 12-0 in Pioneer Valley League action. The seniors won their 100th varsity game, a feat rarely accomplished in high school softball. “It’s really quite an achievement,” head coach Duane Zauner said. Erin Nichol allowed three hits and struck out five in five solid innings. Stephanie Ceo went 4-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Bruins at the plate. Courtney Edwards doubled twice and also drove in three runs. Megan Caster hit a two-run single to get things going in the first inning. Alyssa Reina went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Mathis and Nichol also had two hits apiece. Bear River (16-3, 6-1 PVL) hosts El Dorado this afternoon. GOLF Rob Schauble fired a 1-over-par 73 to earn medallist and Player of the Year honors, but it wasn’t quite enough to help Placer High to victory at the second Pioneer Valley League tournament at Cherry Island Golf Course in Elverta Monday. Whitney edged the Hillmen by a stroke, 404-405. Bear River placed third (412), followed by El Dorado (432), Lincoln (453), Colfax (462) and Mesa Verde (494). Joseph Greenlee shot a 79 for Placer, which will join the Wildcats and Bruins at next Monday’s Division IV tournament at Timber Creek Golf Course in Roseville. Austin Childress carded an 82 for the Hillmen, followed by teammates Nathan Bonner (83) and Ryan Holden (88). Anthony Ertola and Brennan Southworth each shot 80 to lead Bear River. Kyle Nelson had an 82 and Jake DePass and Andrew Jackson both shot 85. Colfax’s Patrick Cabrera shot a team-best 78 and will compete as an individual next week. PVL coaches honored Placer’s Greg French as Coach of the Year. Central Valley Christian League Tournament Medallist Justin Raskin shot a 7-over-par 79 for Forest Lake Christian, which finished second at Lincoln Hills Monday and finished second in the CVCL, advancing to next Monday’s Division VI tournament at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club in Stevinson. Woodland Christian won the tournament with a combined 423, beating the Falcons (450), Vacaville Christian (494), Victory Christian (522) and Foresthill (584). Garrett Boatman shot an 88 for Forest Lake. Spencer DeYoung had a 90, Chris McCowan carded a 94 and John McDonald rounded out the scoring with a 99. Greg Freed shot a team-low 106 for the Wildfires. Next Monday’s divisional tees off at 8:30 a.m. TENNIS Steven Fraguglia and Aaron Lee teamed up for the only perfect match at No. 2 boys doubles Monday and the Placer High tennis team beat El Dorado 8-1 in its second-to-last Pioneer Valley League match. Dan Ragusano (6-0, 6-1) and Cameron McCallister (6-0, 6-2) cruised in singles action. Brad Ray and Blair Meyer were 6-0, 6-2 winners at No. 1 boys doubles. Lindsey Holden won 6-4, 6-3 in singles action. In girls doubles play, Kirsten Schauble and Ali Dunaway won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 and Haley Meyer and Bronte Haskin won 6-3, 6-2. Logan Thomsen and Lacy Reese prevailed 6-3, 6-2 at mixed doubles. Placer (11-0 PVL) takes on Bear River in a league finale this afternoon. The PVL singles tournament is slated for Thursday at Auburn Racquet Club, followed by the doubles tournament the next morning. Golden Empire League singles tournament Forest Lake Christian sophomore Nathan Burnett lived up to his No. 4 seed, cruising in the first round and taking his Highlands opponent to three sets before dropping a tough match Monday afternoon in Marysville. Jordan Farewell had a tough draw for the Falcons, facing Encina’s top singles player and losing 6-2, 6-1. After a first-round bye, Caitlin Hanson beat her Lindhurst opponent 6-3, 6-4. Facing Marysville next, she finished the match despite her asthma flaring up in the heat. Jen Menary also won her first match and dropped her second. Hanson and Menary will team up in the GEL doubles tournament Wednesday. Forest Lake will host Lindhurst this afternoon in a battle for second place in league. BASEBALL Cameron Southward scattered five hits over six strong innings, striking out nine in Placer High’s 10-1 Pioneer Valley League win over host Mesa Verde Monday. Michael Reale went 2-for-2 and drove in two runs for the Hillmen (10-5, 3-3 PVL). Josh Klem and Eddie Vanderdoes also had two RBIs each. Placer hosts Bear River in another make-up game today at 4 p.m. Del Oro 10, Nevada Union 0 at Loomis — Cooper Johnson tossed six innings of two-hit ball and the Golden Eagles routed the Miners in their first meeting this season. Max Magleby led off the game with a home run. Freddie Cargile also homered and drove in three runs and Jesse Lang went 3-for-4. Del Oro (9-10, 5-8 Sierra Foothill League) travels to Nevada Union this afternoon. Golden Sierra 15, Foresthill 4 at Foresthill — The Wildfires mustered only three hits in a six-inning nonleague game. The Grizzlies tagged Foresthill starter Jon McCann for seven earned runs and 13 hits in four innings. Ian Sykes allowed four earned runs on five hits in two innings of relief. Dave Whitsett doubled for the Wildfires. McCann and Jace Pack had the other hits. Foresthill (5-6, 3-5 Central Valley Christian League) hosts Cristo Rey in another nonleague challenge this afternoon before closing out CVCL play next week against Delta and Forest Lake Christian. SOCCER Kaylee Lommori had a season-high four goals and four other players scored in Forest Lake Christian’s 9-2 win over visiting Woodland Christian Monday. Katelyn Seitz added two goals and Lia Hegarty, Kacie McGeary and Christa Weisman also scored. Seitz also had two assists. Hegarty, Lommori, McGeary, Weisman, Kayla Agah, Rachel Jordan and Dana Ormiston each had assists. The Falcons (13-6-1, 12-0 Central Valley Christian League) travel to Placer tonight at 7. Colfax 1, El Dorado 0 at Placerville — Leading scorer Ashley Tobiasz netted the only goal in the second half and the Falcons’ defense shut the Cougars down in a Pioneer Valley League thriller. Colfax outshot El Dorado 15-3 to earn a narrow victory heading into Wednesday’s tilt with Whitney that will decide the Pioneer Valley League champion.