Oakmont, Granite Bay advance to Division II golf tournament
The Oakmont and Granite Bay high school golf teams qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II tournament Monday at Timber Creek Golf Course, and they’ll be joined by several individual qualifiers from Roseville schools.
Oakmont won both Capital Valley Conference tournaments this season and shared the CVC points title with Christian Brothers. It’s the second consecutive league championship for the Vikings, who won the Sierra Foothill League in 2009.
Oakmont’s Maddie Gedeon topped the CVC in points and earned the MVP award. She shot a 74 for the medallist honor at the second CVC tournament at Timber Creek. Teammate Nicki Holm was third in points and made the All-CVC team. They were the only two Oakmont players on the all-conference team, but teammates Ciera Leidheisl, Blake Peterson and Olivia Francis were in the top 20 in points.
At the SFL tournament Monday, Granite Bay sophomore Paige Lee shot a 2-under-par 69 at River Oaks for the medallist honor, and the Grizzlies finished second to Nevada Union.
Woodcreek’s Dana Vasko and Granite Bay freshman Deedra Dollesin tied for sixth individually at 86, and Roseville freshman Elizabeth Velasquez (88) finished ninth. Woodcreek finished fourth and Roseville fifth.
Nevada Union finished first in the final SFL standings, followed by Granite Bay, Woodcreek, Del Oro, Roseville and Rocklin.
Nevada Union and the Granite Bay team of Lee, Dollesin, Ashley Sweeting, Chiyoh Arai, Rachel Pae and Elizabeth Porter qualified for the Division II tournament. Qualifying as individuals were Vasko, Roseville’s Velasquez and Michaela Gobron, Del Oro’s Bailey Furgeson and Cherie Nixon and Rocklin’s Camille Wagg.
High school boys water polo
Oakmont 9, Bella Vista 8 – Taylor Nordell scored three of his four goals in the fourth quarter, including the tying goal with 2:44 remaining and the winner with 15 seconds left, as the Vikings (8-1 CVC) won at Bella Vista (6-3) and clinched a tie for the conference championship with Christian Brothers (7-2). Oakmont plays host to Rio Linda at 5 p.m. Thursday in its league finale.
Drew Wixon had three goals and four assists for Oakmont, Steven Barocio had two goals, and Jared Codina had two assists. Goalies Greg Mattos and Austin Call had several blocks.
Granite Bay 17, Roseville 12 – The Grizzlies (10-1 SFL) used a 7-3 fourth quarter to pull away from the Tigers (12-20, 1-9 SFL). Max Vigeant scored four goals, and Ryan McCallister and Elliot Adams had three apiece. Mitchell Kobayashi and Andrew Murch scored two each for Granite Bay. Brandon Bridges and Tyler Roach led Roseville with four goals each, and Brandon Faddis scored two goals.
High school girls water polo
Granite Bay 11, Roseville 6 – The balanced Grizzlies extended their SFL winning streak to 10 with a victory at Roseville. Alison Hamby, Jessica Hamby, Grace Reego and Rebecca Schmidt scored two goals each, and Melissa Callaghan, Emily Harris and Amanda Wirth had one apiece. Wirth also had four steals. Goalie Kaylynn Kelsey made nine saves. Granite Bay and Del Oro are tied for first place in the SFL at 10-1. The Grizzlies finish league play against Bear River on Tuesday in Grass Valley.
High school tennis
Oakmont to playoffs – Oakmont defeated Rio Linda 8-1 to finish in third place in the Capital Valley Conference at 6-4. The Vikings will play River Valley on Nov. 1 in Yuba City in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Team Tennis Tournament. River Valley finished second in the Tri-County Conference. Granite Bay is the top seed from the SFL and has a bye in the first round.
High school volleyball
Rocklin 3, Roseville 1 – The Tigers (9-6, 3-4 SFL) hosted “Dig Pink” and raised money for breast cancer awareness but fell to the Thunder 25-14, 13-25, 27-25, 25-21. Hilary Coy, who organized “Dig Pink,” served nine points in a row to help Roseville win the second game. Roseville led 19-15 and 23-21 in game three but couldn’t finish, and Rocklin took a big lead in the fourth game.
“Rocklin is a very good team, and I am proud of how hard we fought in the match,” Tigers coach Ron Grove said. “We need to be able to sustain the momentum and execute consistently to win these tough SFL matches.”
Coy had 14 digs and two aces for Roseville. Abbey Wade had 10 kills, 13 digs and eight blocks, and Simone Durham and Stephanie Blumm combined for 15 kills and 15 blocks.
Roseville swept host Woodcreek on Tuesday 25-17, 25-11, 25-23. Alicea Coy (seven digs, six aces) set up middle hitters Blumm and Durham for a combined 19 kills. Jessica Richardson and Hilary Coy each had seven digs, and Erika Paleny came off the bench in the second and third games and contributed in the front row.
William Jessup 3, Pacific Union 0 – The Lady Warriors (6-18, 5-2 CalPac) swept Pacific Union 25-12, 25-20, 25-14. Brittany Malone had eight of Jessup’s 31 kills. Morgan Saunders had 25 assists for the Lady Warriors. Molly Collins had 12 digs and Geanna Foster 10.
ALL-CVC GOLF TEAM
Oakmont – Maddie Gedeon (MVP), Nicki Holm. Christian Brothers – Clare Sorenson, Lauren Dahl, Emily Achondo, Natalie Hastings. Del Campo – Paige Perkins, Karlee Hormell. Bella Vista – Christine McAllister. Casa Roble – Sara Gulden.