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ROUNDUP: Lathrop, Sierra drop tough girls water polo games
Lathrop girls water polo
Hannah Stewart takes aim at the goal during Lathrop’s Western Athletic Conference water polo game against visiting Mountain House. - photo by Wayne Thallander

Hannah Stewart registered six goals for Lathrop, and Angelina Michelucci came up with eight saves in a 14-10 loss to visiting Mountain House on Thursday.

Elizabeth Rodriguez chipped in two goals during the Western Athletic Conference clash, while Kalani Soriano and Nishitha Kadiyala had one apiece.


Oakdale 13, Sierra 8

The Mustangs gained separation in the third quarter, outscoring Sierra 6-1 in what started as a tightly contested Valley Oak League tussle.

Gianna Ramos paced the Timberwolves with three goals, Lauren Ellis and Amy Fadeff each had two and Kiera Brink scored one. Kenadee Martinez amassed seven goals for Oakdale.



Ripon 19, Kimball 5

Ryan Bell buried six goals, as the Indians rolled past the Jaguars’ coed team.

Brody Biedermann accumulated three goals, two assists and two blocks. Teo West distributed four assists.

McKeane Beier (four assists, five blocks, steal), Owen Curtis (three assists, two blocks, steal), Chetan Harvey (two assists, block, steal) and Ben Svoboda tallied two goals apiece. Matthew Lee and Nathan Selna (two assists, two steals) each scored once, and Benny Rogers came up with three blocks.


Oakdale 20, Sierra 3

Oakdale led 10-0 at halftime and coasted from there.

Mitch Van Zwaluwenburg, Erfan Ballew and Troy Morrow provided the second-half goals for Sierra. Oakdale’s Cullen Liekus fired four goals in the fourth quarter, finishing with a match-high seven.


Mountain House 17, Lathrop 5

Connor Giovannoni accounted for three Lathrop goals, and Alan De La Garza scored the other two.

The Spartans compete in the Mike Leabo Tournament at McNair of Stockton today and Saturday.



Central Catholic 6, Sierra 3

Sierra’s Tanya Sharma defeated Mianna Robinson 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 match, but the visiting Raiders won the rest of the singles matches.

At No. 1 doubles, Amber Garza and Simran Dosanjh swept, 6-2, 6-3. The No. 3 team of Kennelly Mejia and Munveer Dosanjh rolled to a 6-4, 6-0 victory. Grace Langenfeld and Natalie Mejia were edged out by Landyn Wetzel and Isis Zulita in the No. 2 showdown, 6-7, 8-10.


East Union girls golf
Ashley Trinidad of East Union prepares to hit out of the rough during a Valley Oak League match. - photo by Contributed

Ripon 154, Escalon 191

The Indians won the Valley Foothill League North Division match handily at Jack Tone Golf Course behind Gabbi Ilardi’s 2-over-par 33.

Katie Martin tied with Escalon’s Lucy Albaugh for the second best score with a 35. Anna Fisher added a 41 for Ripon, and Aaliyah Martinez rounded out scoring with a 45.


Manteca 319, Central Catholic 333

Emily Camera carded a 54, while Kylie Elliott contributed a 56 in the VOL dual match at Manteca Park Golf Course.

Kaylynn Loureiro (60), Allyssa Rattanasack (72) and Maya Lowery (75) made up the rest of the Buffaloes’ score.


East Union 201, Sierra 211

The Lancers prevailed in league match shortened to six holes because of darkness on Wednesday. East Union is on a three-match winning streak.

Ashley Trinidad and Jessica Ingalls led the way with a 32 and 33, respectively. Ava Gutierrez and Tori Johnson each netted a 44. Mariela Forbing capped scoring for EU with a 48.


East Union 301, Central Catholic 336

Trinidad’s 49 spearheaded the Lancers at Dryden Park Golf Course on Tuesday. She was followed by Ingalls (54), Gutierrez (65), Johnson (68) and Dillan Blevins (65).



TVL Meet No. 2

Annie Wild (19 minutes, 59.83 seconds) and Jenna Skavdahl (22:10.37) finished 1-2 at River Bluff Regional Park in Ceres on Wednesday, leading Ripon to a first-place team finish. The Indians scored 33 points ahead of runner-up Hilmar’s 50.

Mallory Govia (sixth, 23:18.09) and Alyson Harvey (ninth, 24:02.87) also made the top 10 for the Indians.

Ripon’s boys took second (62) behind Hughson (17) and was paced by Julio Palaez (seventh, 18:29.26).

Ripon won the JV boys and girls races. Luke Bair (second, 12:28.38) led five Indians harriers in the top eight. Kyle Agbayani-Duenas (15:25.80) came in third for the JV girls.