Oakmont boys win twice in pool

By: Staff report
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Oakmont High School began the boys water polo season by blitzing Whitney 13-6 and Antelope 17-4 in road matches Tuesday and Wednesday. Taylor Nordell totaled 11 goals and four assists in the victories, including seven goals against Antelope. Drew Wixon totaled seven goals and seven assists for the Vikings, and Steven Barocio scored four goals against Whitney and two against Antelope. Goalie Greg Mattos had 15 blocks and 10 assists. Oakmont opened its counter-attack offense in Whitney’s wide pool. Antelope is competing with its first class of seniors, many of which started their high school careers at Oakmont as freshmen. Oakmont’s girls also improved to 2-0 with a 23-4 victory over Antelope. Courtney Moore scored seven goals, Sarah Quitugua and Courtney Mott four each and Kristin Knotts three. Girls volleyball Roseville 3, Whitney 1 – Roseville improved to 2-1 with a 25-15, 25-17, 25-9 victory over visiting Bear River on Thursday. Kelsey Roland had three kills, two digs and two aces in her first match since recovering from knee surgery. Simone Durham had nine kills, Abbey Wade eight kills and Jessica Richardson 15 digs for the Tigers. Roseville improved in several areas before traveling to Reno on Friday to compete in the High Sierra Tournament. Libero Hilary Coy led the Tigers’ improvement in hitter coverage. College men’s soccer William Jessup 1, Academy of Arts 0 – David Ayvazyan took a pass from Mitch Chilcott and scored early in overtime as William Jessup University defeated Academy of Arts University of San Francisco 1-0 on Thursday for its first men’s soccer victory this season. The Warriors were outshot 12-7 at Mahany Field in Roseville, but goalkeeper Jeff Dunn made seven saves in recording the shutout.