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Mahany team wins mixed doubles national championship

Woodcreek graduate claims JC cross country state crown
By: Staff reports
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A team from Mahany Park in Roseville won the USTA League 6.0 Mixed Doubles National Championships held Nov. 18-20 in Tucson, Ariz.

Jesusa Flynn is captain of the team, which includes Darrell Dela Torre, Joel Illustrisimo, Pamela Todd-Johnson, Karen Graham, Emedo Ortiz, Mark Mapeso, Norman Luque, Rizza Bongosia, Karen Caracut, Carlito Caracut and Cheryl Dyok.

Roseville won its round-robin flight and then defeated San Juan, P.R., 2-1 in the semifinals and Knoxville, Tenn., 2-1 for the championship.

Woodcreek graduate wins JC state crown

Garrett Seawell of American River won the California Community College cross country championship and helped the Beavers win the team title Nov. 19 in Fresno.

Seawell, a graduate of Woodcreek High School, was timed in 19 minutes, 54 seconds over the four-mile course at Woodward Park. That was 10 seconds quicker than runner-up Agustin Alva of L.A. Trade Tech.

Eddings, Gedeon win First Tee event

Oakmont High School golfers Corey Eddings and Maddie Gedeon shared the boys and girls overall championships in The First Tee of Greater Sacramento Junior Tour event last weekend at Cameron Park Country Club.

Eddings shot a 1-over-par 73 to share the boys championship with Corey Pereira. Gedeon and Kelsey Ulep of Whitney High School shot 2-over 75 for the girls co-title.

Other winners were Alex Gibbs of Granite Bay with a 76 in boys 16-18, Karim Richani of Granite Bay with a 79 in boys 12-13 and Tanner Choate with a 76 in boys 14-15.

Camille Wagg of Rocklin shot an 84 to share the girls 15-18 title with April Chang, and Noor Ahmed had a 90 to claim the girls 12-14 crown. Neeve Chen of Roseville was third at 96.

Holes in one

Woodcreek Golf Club reported three recent holes in one, and all occurred on different par-3 holes:

On Nov. 10, Kay McMillan had a hole in one on the 164-yard 14th hole, using a driver. Jim Smith aced the 119-yard 17th hole with a pitching wedge on Oct. 24. Loren Wallin used a 9-iron to make a hole in one on the 109-yard No. 8 on Oct. 21.

Oakmont grad earns scholar award

Oakmont graduate Cole Alexander of Missouri State earned a Missouri Valley Conference scholar-athlete award. Alexander, a sophomore, has a 3.6 GPA.

Alexander scored three goals for the Bears this season, including game winners against Missouri-Kansas City and SIU Edwardsville.

Youth soccer

Star Strikers 3, Keiki Kickers 0
— Kylie Nguyen returned to the Kickers and played well in the loss to the Strikers. Nguyen and Maddie Weidner played well in the Kickers’ 3-0 loss to the Manta Rays last weekend.