Granite Bay-fueled lacrosse team places third in Denver
3D Sacramento Select, featuring several lacrosse players from Granite Bay High School, finished third in the Rising Stars High School Division of the Denver Shootout last weekend.
Also including players from Jesuit and Stockton-Lincoln, 3D Sacramento Select defeated Dakota Ridge 7-0, the Colorado Wild 4-3 and K.C. Orange 7-2 to win its bracket. 3D Sacramento then beat FCA Orange 5-1 before losing to a team from Canada in the semifinals.
Spencer Castonguay, Nick Gainer, Will Stabbert and Jared Baer of Granite Bay helped 3D Sacramento give up the fewest goals in its bracket. Granite Bay attackman Austin Pink scored several goals and led the team with five assists.
Also playing for 3D Sacramento were Granite Bay midfielders Vince Milo, Tony Milo, Ben Smith, Justin Baer and attackman Scott Zabrowski. Scott Pink of Granite Bay was the head coach.
Baumgarten wins The First Tee tourney
Brandon Baumgarten of Granite Bay shot a 1-under-par 70 to win the overall boys championship at The First Tee of Greater Sacramento Jr. Tour tournament Tuesday at Plumas Lake Country Club.
Corey Eddings of Oakmont won a playoff for the boys 16-18 championship. Eddings, Bryce Johnson of Woodcreek and Conner Estrada of Yuba City tied for the top spot, each with a 71.
Jeffrey Inouye-Wong fired a 74 to tie for second in boys 14-15, one stroke behind winner Clark Pietromonaco of Auburn. Inouye-Wong and Baumgarten were teammates on Granite Bay’s state-championship team this season.
Drake Mendenhall shot an 81 for second place and Karim Richani an 82 for third in boys 12-13. Both are Granite Bay residents. Grant Leppek of Rocklin won with a 78.
Neeve Chen of Roseville won girls 12-14 with an 83. In girls 15-18, Virgie Velazquez of Roseville tied for second with an 80.
Roseville players earn All-Camp in Reno
Roseville’s football team attended summer camp at the University of Nevada in Reno, and five Tigers players earned All-Camp honors:
Junior linebackers Jordan Kunaszyk and Kolton Miller, senior defensive end Grant Jansen, senior defensive lineman Kyle Schwartz, senior defensive back Jose Rubio and sophomore running back Bryce Crouch.
“We have a very young group that improved throughout the camp,” Tigers coach Larry Cunha said.
Free BMX racing in honor of Olympic Day
Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is one of nearly 300 BMX tracks in the country that will offer free racing in honor of Olympic Day.
Olympic BMX rider Donny Robinson and basketball star Ruthie Bolton are scheduled to appear when Oak Creek BMX holds free racing from 6-7 p.m. Thursday. Oak Creek BMX is located at 648 Riverside Avenue.
The BMX Olympic Trials will air on NBC from 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday.