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ROUNDUP: Lathrop hurdler shines in Sacramento Meet of Champions
Ripon’s Jeremie Little wins West golf tourney
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 Lathrop High senior Adonis Siga was among the top performers from the area Saturday in the Sacramento Meet of Champions at American River College.

He was the runner-up in the Invitational division of the 300-meter hurdles, clocking a new personal-best time of 38.12 seconds. He also took fourth in the 110 hurdles invitational in 14.48 seconds.

Manteca’s Jada Ikharo broke her own school record in the triple jump for a second straight week, winning the varsity division with a mark of 36 feet, 4 ½ seconds.

Ripon sophomore Clara Schoolland won the varsity high jump at 5-04. She also earned a spot in the 400 invitational, placing with in 1 minute, 1.54 seconds.

Teammate Starla Skiles won the varsity 300 hurdles with a new personal record of 45.46, while Sierra’s Abigail Chapman eclipsed her own school record with a fourth-place time of 46.63. Skiles also competed in the 100 hurdles invitational, taking sixth in 15.43.

Julian Moncada led Manteca’s sprinters, taking third in the 200 invitational (22.32) and fifth in the 100 varsity (10.97). Jayden Scarver took third in the 200 varsity (22.23) with a new PR. Both were also part of the winning 4x400 varsity relay (3:25.06) with Isaiah Arechiga and Dario Rodriguez, and the runner-up 4x100 relay (42.50) with Kaden MacDannald and Alijah Marshall.

Anthony Grady highlighted Sierra entrants, placing third in the triple jump invitational with a personal record 44-04 ½.

The Timberwolves’ 4x800 relay consisting of Tristan Crowe, Christian Gonzalez, Landen Nabb and Ernesto Pacheco took third (8:12.46) in the varsity race.


West Tournament

Jeremie Little was low medalist Monday at Swenson Park Golf Course, finishing 2-under-par 70 to lead Ripon’s third-place team finish.

Vincent Uecker contributed a 73 for fifth place. The Indians totaled a 400, good for third place out of the 19 teams. Ripon junior varsity team also participated, placing ninth with a 434.

Lodi (372) and Tracy (399) were the top two. Jack Main of Lodi was the individual runner-up with a 71.

Richie Hughes (82), Ty Herrin (85) and Will Peters (90) made up the rest of Ripon’s score. Marcus Atienza had the throw-out card with a 96.

Sam Stewart paced Ripon’s JV with a 92. He was followed by Morgan McDonald (84), Ethan Nascimento (85), Sean Wallace (91), Ivan Castillo (92) and Travis Hern (97).


East Union 15, Kimball 3 (5)

The Lancers (5-7, 13-10 overall) rallied for seven runs in the fourth inning and finished with 14 hits in the Valley Oak League game at Agostini Field.

Jackson Fay spearheaded the assault, going 3 for 3 with a triple, four runs, two RBIs and two steals. Blake Mount (two runs, three RBIs) and Kirk Simoni (run, RBI, three steals) both went 2 for 3. Joe Alvarez (RBI) and Brayden Camara (run) each finished 2 for 4.

Alvarez was the winning pitcher, striking out eight in four innings. Fellow freshman Peyton Heath pitched a perfect fifth inning.

Carson Reese slugged a three-run double for Kimball (0-10, 2-20).

Oakdale 7, Sierra 5

Visiting Sierra (6-7, 13-10) took a 5-1 lead in the top of the fourth inning, but the VOL-leading Mustangs (10-3, 20-4) answered with six runs in the bottom half.

Timberwolves ace Wyatt Bauer was done in by errors, as only one of the seven runs he allowed was earned. He gave up seven seven hits and two walks while striking out nine.

Troy Morrow led Sierra’s attack, going 2 for 4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI. Angel Valdez also went 2 for 4, Druw Navarro went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Jacob Morrow contributed two RBIs.

Manteca 10, Central Catholic 0 (6)

Freshman Nate Slikker drove in five runs and was the winning pitcher for the host Buffaloes (8-4, 18-5-1), who remain a game and a half back of Oakdale.

Slikker went 3 for 4 with a triple and two runs. From the mound, he overcame six walks and fired six strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings. Reliever Michael George struck out the only batter he faced in the combined four-hitter.

Eddie Anthony (run, RBI) and Chris Chavez (two runs) contributed two hits apiece. Rex Watson knocked in two runs and scored another. Manteca set the tone with six runs in the bottom of the first inning.


Manteca 11, Lincoln 0

Riley Ward and Bel Tonna combined for the two-hit shutout in the non-league tilt in Stockton.

Ward threw the first five innings, netting eight strikeouts while surrendering two hits and a walk. Tonna fired three strikeouts in two innings.

The Buffaloes (14-3) opened with a three-run rally in the first inning and broke it open in the fourth.

Sienna Lowery went 4 for 5 with two doubles and five RBIs. Jocelyn Baptist (run) and Nayellys Torres (three RBIs) both went 2 for 2, and Jayana Dias (two runs) finished 2 for 3.


Manteca 3, Oakdale 0

The VOL outright champion Buffaloes (9-1, 19-3) capped their regular-season schedule with the one-sided 25-12, 25-9, 25-14 sweep at home.

Aidan Patton led them with nine kills, and Rob Hevener added four. They also spearheaded the defense with their blocking.

Julio Mateo contributed four kills to the attack, while setter Mark Bondoc racked up 20 assists and 10 digs. Jesus Gomez and Manny Ramirez strung together long service runs.