Sophomore 285-pounder Konrad Fiske placed second, going 2-1 with a pin, to lead the Vintage High School wrestling team at the Clayton Valley Shootout on Saturday.
Placing third for the Crushers were senior James Robert, who went 4-1 with two pins at 182 pounds, and junior Antonio Macedo, who was 3-1 with a pin at 160s.
Varsity Girls Wrestling
Wolves place at tournaments
In the Castro Valley Girls Invitational at Chabot College on Saturday, American Canyon 116-pounder Yvonne Cruz and 160-pounder Alexis Schuler each went 4-1 and took home fifth-place honors.
In the Women’s West Coast Tournament of Champions in Rocklin on Saturday, American Canyon 106-pounder Maricela Seronio placed second and 189-pounder Adrienne Dominguez took fourth place.
Crushers place at tournament
For Vintage at the Castro Valley Invitational on Saturday, Martha Avina went 2-2 with a pin to place fourth in her weight class, Chloe Jones was 2-2 with a pin and 15-0 superior decision in taking fifth, Romina Castro went 3-2 with a pin to finish sixth, and freshman Madeline Maurer was 3-2 with a seventh-place finish.
Vintage fifth at Wood tourney
The Crushers won three of five dual meets to place fifth in the Brett Fafard Memorial Wildcat Invitational on Saturday at Wood. They defeated Anderson, 57-33, lost 39-24 to Del Oro despite forfeiting three weight classes, beat Truckee 42-28, lost 33-29 to Napa, and beat Sierra 48-27.
Going undefeated in their five matches were Dominic Smith (five pins), Reece Imrie (four pins) and Sam Carter (three pins).
Napa 4-1 at Wood Duals
Napa went 4-1 at the Wood Duals, with a close loss to only Wood.
“The team continues to improve and work hard as a young team,” said coach Nacho Franco.
Benito Saldivar (120 pounds) and Benjiman Salas (220) are undefeated.
Varsity Boys Basketball
St. Helena 37, Winters 26
Nick Jewerowski led St. Helena (5-3 overall) with 13 points, eight rebounds and two steals.
Ethan Battistini finished with 11 points and nine rebounds.
Also playing well for St. Helena were Jonathan Gamble (six points, three rebounds, three assists, two steals), Olie Russum (two points, two offensive rebounds, two steals), Ryan Rockwood (two points, three rebounds, two assists) and Christian Iano (two points and one steal).
Del Campo 65, Napa 43
Joe Carnazola (11 points, seven rebounds, three assists) led the Indians and was voted to the All-Tournament team at the Casa Grande Tournament in Petaluma.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Justin-Siena 44, Sonoma Valley 37
In a physical and hard fought game, the Braves (3-3 overall) were once again able to have success in the first quarter, jumping out to a 14-8 lead behind 11 points from Ashlee Whittemore at Dan Clark Gym.
The third quarter was dominated by Justin-Siena. The Braves started on a 9-0 run to take a 30-22 lead and were ahead 37-27 after the quarter. Whittemore hit a three-pointer early in the fourth to provide the Braves with their largest lead of the night at 40-27.
Justin-Siena was led by Whittemore (23 points, six steals, four rebounds, two assists), Ally Jackson (13 points, eight rebounds), Karlie Wells (three points, four rebounds), Mary Minigan (two points, eight rebounds, five assists, two steals), Emmy Morrison (two points), and Kiran Monteverdi (three steals).
“Great win for our team in this game,” said coach Andy Bettencourt. “We had some issues taking care of the ball at times and that will hopefully serve as a great learning experience for our team.”
JV Boys Basketball
Vintage 65, Woodland 47
Josh McCormick led Vintage with 21 points and Logan Nothmann added 11 points.
Vintage 62, Petaluma 55
Everett Mitchell led Vintage, scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds in a game that went into overtime. Luke Williams scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half.
Logan Nothmann had 10 points and 10 assists. Vintage outscored Petaluma 8-1 in the overtime period.
Freshman Boys Basketball
Vintage 85, Woodland 38
Vintage jumped out to a 23-5 lead in the first quarter.
Anthony Marek scored a season-high 23 points to lead Vintage. Alex Dehzad scored 14 points and Owen Schnaible had 10 points.