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ROUNDUP: Ripon girls remain undefeated in TVL track
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Ripon’s girls track and field team picked up a big win Wednesday, outpointing Hilmar 78-58 in a duel for first place in the Trans-Valley League.

The boys were also victorious 94-42 after taking their first loss of the season.

Members of both Ripon teams are peaking in the process, establishing new personal records across the board.

Annie Wild paced the 4-0 Lady Indians with wins in all three distance races while setting new PRs in each, finishing the 800 in 2 minutes, 25.21 seconds, the 1,600 in 5:24.11 and the 3,200 in 12:12.49. Ripon dominated the mile, turning in the top eight times in the event.

Jenna Skavdahl was the runner-up in both the 800 and the mile, but she also set a personal record in winning the 400 in 1:01.27.

Gabby Delgado doubled in the shot put and the discus. Jade Thomas won the pole vault with a new PR of 8 feet even. Madison Hendley contributed a win in the long jump.

Anthony Sausedo led the Ripon boys (3-1), setting personal bests with wins in the 400 (51.67), 110 hurdles (15.26) and 300 hurdles (40.62).

Valente Hernandez won the 1,600 (5:06.82) and 3,200 (11:11.01) with new PRs. Jack Manning (100, 11.36 PR) and Devin Fitzpatrick (800) contributed first-place points on the track.

In field events, Derek Taylor took first in the high jump a long jump. He also set a PR in the 110 hurdles, finishing second in 16.52.

Joshua Sanchez (shot put, 39 feet, 8 inches) and Liam Ferris (discus, 105-06) were winners in the throws with new PRs. Jaden Hamilton added a win in the pole vault.

Ripon hosts Livingston and Modesto Christian following its spring break on April 27. After that is the league meet set for May 5 at Riverbank High.



Lathrop 3, Pacheco 0

Coming off its big win over previously-undefeated Ripon Christian, the Western Athletic Conference-leading Spartans (12-0, 23-0 overall) did not let down in their 25-9, 25-16, 25-18 road win.

Christian Green, Arman John (six digs) and setter Tory Sumbler (seven assists, two blocks) each finished with six kills. Jerico Santillan handled much of the setting duties, handing out 16 assists to go with seven digs.

Lucas Baluyut and Diego Sanchez collected 12 and seven digs, respectively. Christopher Millan chipped in with five aces, three blocks and five digs.


East Union 3, Kimball 0

On Tuesday at Dalben Center, the Lancers (3-2 VOL, 8-6 overall) eked out the first two sets and rolled to a 26-24, 28-26, 25-17 sweep that keeps them on track for a postseason berth.

Nathan Rodriguez led the way with nine kills, seven service points and two aces. Braulio Reyes added six kills and six assists. Antonio Yanez hammered seven kills, while Jyruz Faustorilla distributed 15 assists.



Oakdale 10, East Union 0 (5)

Delainey Everett struck out the side in order in the top of the fifth inning, capping off a two-hit gem for the Valley Oak League-leading Mustangs (7-0, 18-1 overall). She finished with 12 punchouts and walked one.

Brooke. Grabowski got the first hit for East Union (2-4, 7-6) with one out in the third. Then in the fourth, Kylee Gann walked and was followed by a single from Layla Molina with one out, but both were left stranded.

Oakdale scored in every inning, busting out with a five-run rally in the third to lead 8-0. Everett spotted herself the lead with a two-run homer in the first.

Oakdale also won the junior varsity game, 3-0.



Oakdale 8, Manteca 1

The visiting Buffaloes were without their top player but still played tough up and down the ladder.

Filling in at the top spot was normal No. 2 Yok Chai Ma, who lost 7-6 (5), 2-6, 0-10. Manteca’s lone point came from No. 2 Emiliano Hurtado, who prevailed, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 10-8.

Manteca dropped another three-set defeat at No. 1 doubles, as Landon Butler and Vincent Almeida fell short, 6-2, 2-6, 4-10. The Buffs forfeited the third doubles match.


JV boys volleyball

Pacheco 2, Lathrop 1

The Spartans (10-2 WAC, 14-3 overall) were edged out 20-25, 25-13, 14-16.

Caiden Wisnieski doled out eight kills and two aces. Alexander Vere turned in eight kills and seen digs. Rajveer Singh added seven kills and two solo blocks. Charles Reyes registered 21 assists and four kills. Brandon Sanchez led the defense with 12 digs.