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Bonner, Vos finish 1-2 at golf tournament
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The Trans Valley League’s best boys golfers of 2010 shined in the Yellowjacket Invitational hosted by Hilmar High at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club Monday.

Ripon High sophomore Andrew Bonner was the individual winner with a 3-over-par round of 75. Ripon Christian senior Logan Vos trailed the leader by two strokes for second place. Austin Mack of team champion Bret Harte rounded out the top-three with a 78.

Bonner earned the TVL’s Most Outstanding Golfer and Most Valuable Player honors last year. Vos won the season-ending TVL tournament and was named Most Outstanding Golfer in 2009. Ripon Christian now competes in the Southern League.

Ripon as a team was runner-up. The four lowest scorers of each five-man team counted, and the Indians’ collective 338 was seven shy of Bret Harte. Tracy placed third with 342, and RC was eighth with 365 out of 21 teams.

“The greens are really fast, and we struggled a little bit there,” Ripon coach Chris Musseman said. “But overall, the kids played really well.”

Jordan Williamson was a part of a six-way tie for 13th place while carding 85 for Ripon. Josh Richter (24th place) and Zach Capel (43rd) scored 87 and 91, respectively.

For RC, Tim Hoeksema was 38th with a 90, Christian Manes 43rd with a 91 and Danny Vos and Brandon Dotinga were both 82nd with a 107.

The two Ripon schools will meet today at Spring Creek Country Club for a non-league rivalry dual match. Ripon High’s busy week continues Wednesday and Thursday with TVL matches contests against Hughson and Modesto Christian.

Girls soccer

Weston Ranch 1, Edison 1

Jasmine Quintero blasted in a direct kick in the 20th minute to put host Weston Ranch ahead, but Edison punched in the equalizer midway through the second half.

“We dominated the game, though the score doesn’t really show what happened,” Weston Ranch coach Francisco Cisneros said. “But we played well, and it’s good to see going into league.”

The Cougars (2-4-1) kick start the Valley Oak League season Wednesday against visiting Sonora.

Coed tennis

Ripon Christian 7, Gustine 2

The host Knights dominated the Southern League contest, losing only the two boys doubles matches.

Alex Blankers (6-1, 6-1), Jacob Meeuwse (10-1) and Clara Lien (6-0, 6-0) posted one-sided singles victories.

At girls doubles, Colleen Kamper and Haley Veilleux won 6-1, 6-2, and RC’s No. 2 tandem of Ciara Brooks and Krisi VanDiver won, 10-0.

The Knights’ mixed-doubles pair of Daniel McGill and Devanee Quaresma also triumphed, 10-4.

Frosh-soph soccer

Vern Gebhardt Cup

Sierra High ended up in third place at its own tournament Saturday.

The Timberwolves were knocked into the consolation match via a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Tracy High. Maira Cruz (Natalie Antemate assist) scored in the 16th minute to tie it, but Tracy got the game-winner on an own goal with 9 minutes remaining.

Miranda Barajas was busy in the goal box, coming up with 16 saves. She was aided by the tough defensive play of Kyndall Riley and Alexis Romo.

Naomi Nunis scored twice in Sierra’s 3-0 consolation victory over Christian Brothers of Sacramento. Kyrstan Riley scored the final goal off the initial miss from Nicole Castrejon in the 48th minute. Kyndall Riley contributed an assist, and Barajas notched 11 saves.

Weston Ranch 3, Edison 0

Alex Raya, Lucero Ambriz and Sandra Garcia each scored as Weston Ranch heads into VOL action Wednesday with a winning 2-1-1 record.