Vintage High junior Eva Pavon was recently named Most Valuable Player of not only her team but the entire Monticello Empire League. She was also selected to the All-Sac-Joaquin Section First Team, meaning she is considered to be one of the top eight players in Division II of the section.
In league play, Pavon had 27 steals, seven goals and 11 assists, scoring on 27 percent of her shots and 32 percent of the Crushers’ total league goals. Overall, she had nine goals and 20 assists while touching 33 percent of Vintage goals.
Sophomore teammate Sofia Leonardini was voted by teammates as Offensive MVP after leading them in MEL play with 19 goals in six games. She touched 46 percent of the Crushers’ goals and maintained a 49-percent shooting average.
Vintage senior Auby Domecus was selected by teammates as Defensive MVP, and also received All-Sac-Joaquin Section Honorable Mention. During league play, she stole the ball 18 times, scored eight goals and had four assists. She scored on 40 percent of her shots and touched 21 percent of the Crushers’ league goals. Domecus finished with 35 steals, nine goals and five assists overall. In two varsity seasons, she shot 36 percent and had 45 steals.
Crushers sophomore Grace O’Dwyer was selected to the All-Section Second Team after scoring 10 goals and adding six assists. She caused seven ejections, which gave her team power play opportunities, and ended her first varsity season with a 63-percent shooting average.
Varsity Boys Soccer
American Canyon 2, Armijo 1
Mario Diaz and Chris Hernandez scored and Gabe Zepeda stopped a penalty kick for the Wolves (2-1-2) in Fairfield on Wednesday night. After playing four games in seven days, American Canyon has a 27-day hiatus before a Jan. 9 contest against Vintage at Memorial Stadium in Napa.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Vanden 71, Napa 38
The Indians dropped their Windsor Tournament finale on Saturday despite eight points apiece from Carly Johnson, Malia Blackmon and Jane McLoughlin. Sofia Brandon had six points, Breck Hearn chipped in four, and Caitlyn Neal scored two. Napa (1-4) opened its Wine Valley Tournament on Thursday night against unbeaten Eureka.
JV Boys Basketball
Vintage 71, Vallejo 64
Logan Nothmann poured in 22 points, including a big 3-point shot in the last minute to seal the victory, as the Crushers picked up their second win of the season Wednesday night at home.
Everett Mitchell pumped in 15 points and Luke Williams added 12 points for Vintage (2-1).
“The kids played a very good first half on both ends of the court,” Crushers head coach Ben Goodman said. “They are really working well together.”