The Napa High boys basketball team won its Foundation Game over Pioneer, 58-36, in Woodland on Monday night.
Foundation Games don’t count toward teams’ records because they are exhibition contests played to raise money for the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s A. Dale Lackey Scholarship Fund.
Napa was led by Joe Carnazola with 13 points and five rebounds, Mitch Hippauf with 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Vince O’Kelley with 10 points.
Also chipping in on the scoring for was Sammy Morales with six points, and Charles Gravett and Danny Ruiz with five points apiece.
American Canyon 75, Armijo 68
Malik Ghiden had 24 points, Roman Madayag 14 and Oliver Aandahl 13 for the Wolves in their Foundation Game victory Monday night in Fairfield. John Wade added eight points and Davin Lusung seven, while Markest Johnson was a spark for the team defensively.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Napa 52, Pioneer 40
Malia Blackmon scored in every quarter in leading the Indians with 24 points, including three 3-pointers, in their Foundation Game victory Monday night in Woodland. Anna Ghisletta added nine points in the second half on 9 of 11 free-throw shooting.
The Indians erased a 23-20 halftime deficit, holding the Patriots to six points in the third quarter.
“We played much better in the second half in terms of moving the ball on offense, and then we were able to anticipate on defense and get more steals,” Napa head coach Darci Ward said. “The girls worked really hard defensively.”
Jane McLoughlin and Jenna Baker each added six points, Faith Bartlett had four points and some big rebounds at the end of the game, and Carly Johnson and Sofia Brandon each added three points.
American Canyon 56, Armijo 36
Robyn Yan had 21 points and Adriauna Samodio added 16 for the victorious Wolves in their Foundation Game victory Monday night in Fairfield. Ima Tapaoan, Chezlaine Barrero and Mariah Carlyle supplied five points each, Lauren Summers scored three, and Trinity Tapia had one.
Vintage 38, Capital Christian 23
“Our defense was strong all night and all 13 players who dressed played and contributed to the effort,” Vintage head coach Joe Donohoe said after Nicole Gleeson led the Crushers with 13 points and four steals and added seven rebounds in their Foundation Game victory Monday night in Sacramento.
Megan Kuehl tallied seven points and rebounds, Maggie Schuh had six points, and Kate Ilsley notched five points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals. Morgan Groves chipped in four points, four rebounds and two steals, Dellaina Morse had two points, Bailey Loban had one point, three assists and three steals.
“It was a good team effort and the defensive intensity was solid from tip to buzzer,” Donohoe added.
Varsity Boys Soccer
American Canyon 1, Petaluma 0
After scoring twice in a 3-1 scrimmage win over Casa Grande a week before, Chris Hernandez put the Wolves on the board with 13 minutes before halftime in their season opener at Wolf Den Stadium on Monday night.
JV Boys Basketball
Northgate 65, Vintage 46
The Crushers lost their season opener at home Saturday night despite 12 points from Everett Mitchell. Josh McCormick chipped in nine points on three 3-pointers, and Luke Williams added eight points and eight rebounds.
“Northgate was a physical team and rebounded very well,” Vintage coach Ben Goodman said. “We have to do a better job of rebounding, taking care of the basketball, and making free throws.
The Crushers play next at Pioneer-Woodland on Tuesday.