Napa Valley Pull competed in the Great Northwest National Championships this past weekend in Redmond, Oregon, where it had 18 riders competing in different age groups.

Ten of them competed Friday in the world qualifier, and two made the cut by reaching their main events. Kira Boustead (age 11 girls division) and Jesse Langland (A-Pro division) will represent Team USA in South Carolina this June. Last year’s worlds were held in Colombia.

Napa Valley Pull placed second as a team on Saturday, and first as a team on Sunday.

Also competing for NVP were Neil Evans, Jonathan Wachowski, Frankie Gallagher, Talon Shepard, Maxwell Brown, Tyson Shepard, Ben Anderson, Landon Boustead, Michael Bennett, Naomi Brown, Kevin Gallagher, Jeremy DeWet, Casey Jones, Nate Bonilla, Rick Shepard and David Moore.

Prep Boys Track and Field

Crushers compete at SRJC

Vintage competed in the Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational on April 7 at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Leading the way with two first-place finishes was Jose Rodriguez in the 200 (22.57) and 400 (51.38). Also in the 200, Myles Crutcher was ninth (24.58) and Mauricio Castro 13th (24.81). In the 400, Alec Cornwell took fifth (54.50).

In the 100 meters, Connor Bates finished third with a season-best time (11.67), while Castro was 11th (11.97), Crutcher 17th (personal record 12.06), Triston Schaumkel 18th (12.13), Elias Dion 23rd (season best 12.24), Jacob Bittner 33rd (PR 12.32) and Jeremy Bradley 44th (PR 12.59).

The open 800 meters saw Alexis Martinez clock a personal record (2:13.54).

Vadim Pelavin was second in the 800 meters (2:01.55).

In the open 1600 meters, Cornwell was second (season best 4:45.12) and Martinez 18th (PR 4:56.88).

The open 3200 meters saw Manny Guzman place second (season best 10:17.04) and John Eberling seventh (PR 10:30.16).

Carson Becker finished fifth in the open 110 hurdles (17.83). In the invitational 110 hurdles, Alex Sotelo took third (15.88) and Mason Becker seventh (16.76). Mason Becker was fourth in the open 300 hurdles (season best 43.89). In the invitational 300 hurdles, Sotelo was fourth (PR 42.03) and Carson Becker eighth (45.42).

Vintage also won the open 4x100 relay (46.12) by .04 second over runner-up Casa Grande, and was second in the invitational 4x100 relay (44.45) by .58 second to Maria Carrillo.

The Crushers were also second in the invitational 4x400 relay (3:38.05) to Maria Carrillo (3:33.59).

In the open shot put Jesus Ochoa was third (PR 40-6.5), Nick Larson 15th (34-1) and Moises Correa 18th (33-10).

The open discus saw Connor Free place 10th (110-0), Larson 12th (105-1) and Sam Hobbs 18th (99-6).

Jacob Bittner was 18th in the open high jump (4-10).

In the open pole vault, Christian Brochard was third (season best 12-0), while Bradley was ninth (PR 9-6) and Michael McDowell 14th (8-0).

In the open long jump, Sam Carter placed fifth (18-8.5) and Elias Dion 13th (17-3).

Carson Becker was fifth in the open triple jump ( 38-3).

Prep Girls Track and Field

Crushers compete at SRJC

Vintage competed in the Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational on April 7 at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Cailey Eade won the open 400 meters by more than a second in a personal record 1:03.67, and was second in the open 800 meters (season best 2:32.35).

Gabby Herrera won the open 3200 meters (PR 12:25.02) and was 13th in the invitational 1600 meters (5:59.14).

Placing third were Ana Palafox in the invitational 3200 (12:00.80) and Michaela Kreps in the invitational 800 meters (season best 2:31.68).

In the open discus, Abbie McCulloch took third (PR 92-8) and Megan Kuehl 26th (71-3).

The open 100 hurdles saw Erin Mills place fourth (17.75).

The open shot put had McCulloch finishing eighth (PR 27-2) and Sofia Green 43rd (19-11).

Vintage was fifth in the invitational 4x100 relay (53.85).

In the open 200 meters, Mady Goyt took sixth (PR 28.63) and Sarah Franklin 26th (PR 30.67).

The open 100 meters saw Kuehl finish eighth (PR 13.73), Goyt 10th (PR 13.81), Sydney Griego 18th (14.12) and Franklin 73rd (15.24).

In the open long jump, Griego was eighth (PR 14-10) and Franklin 16th (13-9).

College Men’s Golf

Napa Valley shoots best score

Despite playing in less than ideal weather Monday at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course in Carmichael, the Storm shot their best score of the season, a 409, to place fifth in a Big 8 Conference Tournament.

“I am very proud with the improvement in our team in what have been tough golfing conditions,” NVC coach Bob Freschi said.

Scoring for the Storm were Levi Olsen (73), Jarrett Hill (77), Joe Lopez (82), Bryan Egbert (88) and Tom Salsman (89).

The Storm will host their Napa Ford Classic Tournament at noon Wednesday, April 26, at Chardonnay Golf Club.

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