Torrey Van Winden, a sophomore outside hitter, and Adlee Van Winden, a junior outside hitter, were named to the Pacific North American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region Team for Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.

Torrey Van Winden was named first team. Her sister, Adlee Van Winden, was selected honorable mention.

Torrey Van Winden averaged 4.83 kills per game, the second-highest single-season mark in program history.

Van Winden, who was named to the All-Big West Conference First Team, had a hitting percentage of .343 and averaged 2.30 digs per game, Cal Poly said in a press release. She had 30 kills, a career high, against Wichita State.

Adlee Van Winden, named to the All-Big West First Team, averaged 3.33 kills per game on a .266 attack percentage. She had 2.47 digs per game and finished with 29 service aces. She had 22 kills, a season high, in a match against Wichita State.

It was the best season in program history for Cal Poly (27-3), which won the Big West title.

The Mustangs advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2007 season. After beating Denver (3-0), Cal Poly lost to UCLA (3-1) in second round of the tournament.

The loss to UCLA broke the Mustangs’ 22-match winning streak.

The Van Windens are Vintage High School graduates and are from Napa.


Prolific Prep Academy of Napa is listed No. 2 in the Pacific Region of the USA TODAY High School Sports’ Super 25 regional rankings for boys basketball, which were announced last week.

Prolific Prep is off to a 9-2 start.

California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon and Alaska comprise the Pacific Region.

Findlay Prep (10-1) of Henderson, Nevada is ranked No. 1.

Mater Dei-Santa Ana, Calif. (5-0) is No. 3, Bishop Montgomery-Torrance, Calif. (4-0) is No. 4, Shadow Mountain-Phoenix (4-0) is No. 5, Sierra Canyon-Chatsworth, Calif. (3-0) is No.6, Gonzaga Prep-Spokane, Washington (1-0) is No. 7, Clark-Las Vegas (1-0) is No. 8, Garfield-Seattle (1-0) is No. 9, and Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland (2-0) is No. 10.


Tom Bone of Gold River, California, was named the 91st President of the Northern California Golf Association at Friday’s NCGA Annual Meeting at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, the NCGA announced.

Bone, who is a member of North Ridge Country Club in Fair Oaks, has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2010, according to

Jason Anthony was recognized as the 2017 Player of the Year by the NCGA at the meeting.

Anthony is a 2001 Justin-Siena graduate who played on Napa Valley College’s 2003 team that won the California Community College Championship at Kings River Golf & Country Club in Kingsburg (Fresno County).

He walked on and made the team at Fresno State. He earned a scholarship and was selected as the Bulldogs’ most valuable player.

Anthony, a resident of Fairfield who is a member at Green Valley Country Club and The Olympic Club in San Francisco, won the title with 2,020 points.

He turned professional after college and played the Canadian Professional Golf Tour and Golden State Tour. He got his amateur status back after playing four years as a pro.

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Executive Sports Editor Marty James has been with the Napa Valley Register since 1979. He is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors, California Prep Sportswriters Association, and the California Golf Writers Association. He was inducted into the