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ROUNDUP: Sierra sweeps Manteca, Central Catholic in double-dual swim meet
Bulletin swimming 2020
Sierra's Ethan Sanchez won the 500 free in 6:17.11 during a Valley Oak League double-dual meet against visiting Manteca and Central Catholic. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin

Sierra swept a home double-dual Valley Oak League swim meet Friday, with the boys defeating Central Catholic 105-26 and Manteca 110-52 while the girls downed the Raiders 97-69 and the Buffaloes 110-55.
Jordan Shinn (50 free), Craig Randolph (100 free), Ethan Sanchez (500 free) and Gabriel Monasterio (100 back) finished first for the Sierra boys along with the 200-medley, 200-free and 400-free relays.
For the Timberwolves girls, Meghan Tolman (200 individual medley, 100 breast), Monique Ochoa (200 free), Emilee Holmes (100 free), Molly Fadeff (500 free), Ezra Morel (100 back) and the 200-medley, 200-free and 400-free relays finished first.  
The Manteca boys downed Central Catholic 72-44 and the girls won 101-56. Matthew Trejo won both the 200 individual medley and the 100 fly and Abbey Kadillak won the 50 free.

Weston Ranch 3, Hilmar 2

HILMAR — The Cougars improved to 4-0 after squeaking out a hard-earned 18-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15, 15-11 victory over the Trans-Valley League contender.
Justin Nepomuceno highlighted their net play with 15 kills and 10 blocks. Setter Michael Bayot tallied 34 assists and 12 digs. Jimmy Nguyen led the defense with 18 digs, and Francisco Vega added two kills and seven blocks.

Lathrop 13, Riverbank 2 (6)

RIVERBANK — Daniel Navarro (four innings, two strikeouts) and Eddie Reynoso (two innings, two strikeouts) combined for the mercy-shortened two-hitter.
Riverbank’s Xavier Rangel broke up the shutout with a two-run blast in the fifth.
The Spartans (2-0) totaled 15 hits in the lopsided win. Elijah Bermudez batted 3 for 4 with a double, three runs and two RBIs. Jeremiah Estante went 3 for 5 with three runs and a steal. Kiran Perilla (2 for 3, triple, RBI, run), Jasper Tover (2 for 4, three RBIs) and Navarro (2 for 4, run) also had multiple hits. Noah Martinez contributed three RBIs.

Lathrop 9, McNair 5

STOCKTON — Emma Grisham went the distance from the pitcher’s circle, striking out 10 while walking two in the win for Lathrop (2-2).
Madison Brown was among the leading hitters, going 3 for 3 with two RBIs. Daisy Balandra went 3 for 4 with two runs scored and two batted in. Emma Grisham drove in three runs while finishing 2 for 3. Isabel Terra was 2 for 4 with two runs.
Lathrop’s junior varsity team also won, 22-0.

Ripon Christian 20, Modesto Christian 1 (5)
The host Knights (1-1) broke it open with 13 runs in the first innings and finished with 20 hits.
Sarah Brown (three innings, seven strikeouts), Emma DeBruyn and Madison DeGraaf combined for the five-inning one-hitter.
Leading the hit fest were Elizabeth Thomas (4 for 4 with a triple, three runs, four RBIs), Rebecca Postmus (4 for 4, double, two RBIs), DeGraaf (3 for 4, triple, two runs) and Brown (2 for 4, double, four runs, four RBIs).
Nicole Chapman (homer, two RBIs, two runs) also came up with big hits. Ariel VanderWoude (double, run, RBI),

Junior varsity baseball
East Union 14, Escalon 4

ESCALON — The Lancers rapped out nine hits Thursday and forced four Cougars errors in non-league action.
Izaiah Fagundes (3 for 4, run) and Jacob Toste (three runs) both had two RBI for East Union. Anthony Flores (two runs), John Perazzo (two runs), Marcus Brennan (run) and Jaydan Lopez all knocked in a run for the Lancers.
Evan Jeffery started and got the win for East Union, allowing two hits over three innings and striking out four while walking three. Zac McCasland (two strikeouts), Lopez (strikeout) and Brennen (strikeout) split the relief duties.