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Marty James

Marty James

Kathleen Schafle, a Vintage High School graduate who plays an attacker position, scored four goals to lead the host UC Davis women’s water polo team to a 13-12 win on Saturday over University of the Pacific at the Schaal Aquatics Center.Schafle, a sophomore from Napa, was a three-time All-Napa County honoree and a four-time All-Sac-Joaquin Section selection for Vintage.

She was twice named as a National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association All-American.

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UC San Diego outfielder Kelsi Maday, a Napa High graduate, was named as the California Collegiate Athletic Association Softball Player of the Week on Feb. 20.

Maday batted .692 (9-for-13) with two home runs, a double, triple, three RBIs, four runs scored and four stolen bases in a four-game series against Humboldt State, the CCAA said.

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The CIF Northern California Regional Soccer Championships start on Tuesday in boys and girls divisions. There are brackets for Divisions I, II, III and IV.

Second-round matches are on Thursday. The regional championship finals will be held on Saturday, March 10.

Eight-team regional brackets in each division are online at www.cifstate.org. The games will be played at host school sites.

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The Napa-based Prolific Prep Academy basketball team will be on hand to watch the 52nd annual Dan Clark Tournament on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Justin-Siena High School’s Clark Gym.

“The big reason why we’re going over there is to support the local kids,” said Billy McKnight, Prolific Prep’s head coach.

Twelve boys teams and 10 girls teams will play in the Dan Clark Tournament, an eighth-grade basketball tournament sponsored by St. John the Baptist Catholic School.

Prolific Prep leaves later in the week for the Grind Session World Championships in Owensboro, Kentucky.

The Crew will face St. Louis Christian on Friday.

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The 38th annual CIF State Basketball Championships for boys and girls teams start on Wednesday at host school sites with the first round of the regionals.

Northern California has seven divisions. Brackets range from eight to 16 teams. The championship finals are March 23 and 24 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

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Buchanan-Clovis won its third consecutive title, and fourth overall crown, as the 46th annual CIF State Boys Wrestling Championships came to a close on Saturday in Bakersfield.

Seth Nevills (285 pounds), a senior at Clovis, became just the third wrestler in the 46-year history of the state tournament to win four state titles, the CIF announced.

There were three wrestlers who each won a second state title: Cleveland Belton (126 pounds), from St.

John Bosco-Bellflower; Jesse Vasquez (132 pounds), from Santiago; and Anthony Montalvo (182 pounds), from Buchanan.

Lawrence Saenz of Vacaville was second at 138 pounds.

Jake Levengood of Vacaville was second at 285 pounds.

Vacaville was 10th in the team scoring.

Email Napa Valley Register Executive Sports Editor Marty James at mjames@napanews.com, follow him on Twitter at @marty_nvr, or call 256-2223.

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Executive Sports Editor

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