Roseville pounds NU twice in softball
Roseville High School stayed in the thick of the Sierra Foothill League softball race by pounding visiting Nevada Union 13-0 and 10-0 on Monday.
Danielle Crockett hit a leadoff home run, and Kayla Fields hit a grand slam as part of Roseville’s seven-run first inning in the opener.
Crockett had a two-run single in her second at-bat in the inning and led a 14-hit attack with three hits. She also had a two-run single during Roseville’s six-run sixth. Fields had two hits, and each drove in five runs.
That was plenty of offense for Fields and freshman Naomi Monahan, who combined to pitch a two-hitter with seven strikeouts.
Stephenie Johnson had two doubles and scored two runs for the Tigers (11-5-1, 4-3 SFL), and Monahan and Mackensie Priley each had two hits and scored twice.
In the second game, Delany DeMello pitched a two-hit shutout and struck out five.
Lollie Fitzpatrick capped Roseville’s six-run second with a two-run homer, and the Tigers scored four runs in the fifth, all with two outs. Brittani Whitten’s long two-run single ended the game.
Kalei Levy had two hits and scored two runs.
Track and field
Brendel, Carino win races — Granite Bay junior Trent Brendel and Oakmont sophomore Marisa Carino recorded victories in the Bronco Distance Carnival at Bella Vista.
Brendel won the 800 meters in 1 minute, 59.3 seconds. Oakmont senior Edixon Puglisi finished third in 2:02.35.
Carino won the 1,600 in 5:16.27. Junior teammate Karlie Garcia placed fifth in 5:30.73, Granite Bay senior Natalie Hassna was sixth in 5:33.14, and Woodcreek junior Brooke O’Brien was eighth in 5:35.31.
In other races:
• The Granite Bay quartet of Trent Brendel, Will Greenwood, Paul Zeiss and Tyler Brendel placed second to Del Campo in the distance medley in 10:40.71.
• Woodcreek junior Karina Nunes placed second in the 3,200 in 11:31.22.
• Woodcreek teammates Hunter Tyler and Jon Horvath finished third and eighth in the 1,600 in 4:28.9 and 4:34.37 with Puglisi fifth in 4:30.66. Tyler also finished third in the 3,200 in 9:50.33, and sophomore teammate Taylor Guinnip was ninth in 9:58.14.
• Woodcreek senior Sami Gomez took fourth in the 800 in 2:26.22.
Roseville 2-2 in tourney — Josh Frost totaled 46 kills as the Tigers (15-6) split four matches in the 10th annual John D’anna Varsity Boys Tournament at Pleasant Valley in Chico.
Connor Miller totaled 21 kills and Christian Habeil had 74 assists for Roseville, which defeated Chico 2-1 and Placer 2-0 and then lost to Antioch-Deer Valley 2-0 and Jesuit 2-0.
Josh Lewis had five kills in the win over Chico and four against Placer, and Brody Johnson had three kills against Placer.
Woodcreek rolls to two wins — The Timberwolves blanked visiting Folsom in the second half of a 10-6 victory Saturday and then traveled to knock off Oakland Tech, ranked 10th in the state by www.laxpower.com, 11-9 on Sunday.
Spencer Elmore scored four goals in each match to lead the 13th-ranked Timberwolves, and Clay Crowley and Brandon Knapp totaled four goals apiece.
Brandon Carter had three goals against Oakland Tech, and goalie Avery Blevins made five big saves in the fourth quarter.
David Edgar, Skyler Rader and Sutter Choisser led the defense in each match.
Granite Bay 17, Oak Ridge 5 — The Grizzlies used a seven-goal run in the third quarter to pull away from an 8-3 halftime lead over the visiting Trojans.
Sophomore Nate Gruen scored a career-high eight goals, and Steven Graber recorded a hat trick for Granite Bay. Will Harkin scored two goals, Austin Pink had a goal and three assists, and Gruen had two assists. Keepers Ryan Arneson and Wyatt Nagler made seven saves each.
JV boys lacrosse
Granite Bay 6, Oak Ridge 5 — Scott Zobrowski scored from up top on an assist from Andy Moudakis in the second half to lift the Grizzlies over the Trojans.
Owen McNiff, Dayton Allegra and Ben Smith scored in the first half, and the Grizzlies scored again with defenseman Will Stabbert passing on crease to Dayton Allegra, who assisted Carson Robbins’ goal.
Nick Gainer had six loose-ball pickups on defense, and long-pole midfielder Mathew Postell won 6 of 10 draws.
JV boys volleyball
Granite Bay 2, Rocklin 0 — The hitting and serving of Jesse Gavia, Brandon Freitas and Wyatt Salinas sent the Grizzlies to a 25-14, 25-18 victory over the Thunder.
Garrison Schlauch, Drew Toso and Colin Downs took over in the second set with their kills and serves.