Roseville’s Sorensen wins Sac City Easter golf title
Clare Sorensen of Roseville won the overall girls championship and three local golfers finished in the top five in the boys competition at the 63rd annual Sacramento City Junior Easter Championship on Tuesday and Wednesday at Bing Maloney.
Sorensen, a senior at Christian Brothers High School, shot an even-par 72 in the second round for a 5-over-par 149 total and a one-stroke victory.
Oakmont junior Maddie Gedeon was seventh at 19-over 163 and Virgie Velazquez of Roseville ninth at 22-over 166.
Corey Eddings shot 74 and 72 for a 2-over 146 total to tie Austin Smotherman of Loomis for the boys medalist honor. Smotherman, who plays at Del Oro, won the overall championship on the first hole of a playoff.
Eddings, a sophomore at Oakmont, birdied the last two holes and won the boys 16-17 age group with Lee Gearhart of Woodcreek tying for second at 3-over 147. Gearhart had four birdies in a seven-hole stretch. Alex Gibbs of Granite Bay tied for fifth at 4-over 148.
High school lacrosse
Granite Bay 2-0 in league — The Grizzlies opened San Joaquin Conference play by beating Stockton schools St. Mary’s 9-3 and Lincoln 16-2.
Nate Gruen totaled six goals and Grant Caraway four for Granite Bay. Michael Geraghty totaled three goals and two assists, and Jason Sandretti scored three goals against Lincoln. Grizzlies goalie Ryan Arneson combined to make 11 saves, and Greg Marks won 20 of 25 faceoffs.
The Grizzlies took more than 50 shots on goal against St. Mary’s, and 11 players scored against Lincoln while holding the Trojans to eight shots on goal.
JV boys lacrosse
Granite Bay 11, Stockton-Lincoln 4 — Dakota Burley scored five goals in the first half, two on assists by Dayton Allegra, to lead the Grizzlies (2-0 SJC), and Andy Moudakis had a hat trick and two assists in the second half. Mathew Postell won 9 of 11 faceoffs.