The Vintage High boys swim and dive team improved to 2-0 in Vine Valley Athletic League action with a 118-58 rout of visiting Petaluma on Friday.
Leading the Crushers was Luke Galles, who won the 100 butterfly (57.96) and was second in the 50 freestyle (23.96) by just .16 second. Tyler Kortie won the 200 free (1:55.19), Aidan Davis was first in diving (109.3), Stephen Kastner won the 100 free (55.25) by .16 second over second-place teammate Dominic Dandini, and Carson McClintick won the 500 free (5:56.58).
Other than Dandini, Vintage’s runners-up were Nico D’Angelo in the 200 individual medley (2:19.06) and 100 breaststroke (1:13.60), Phillip Ross in the 100 fly (1:05.96), Mateo Rolden in the 500 free (6:08.26) and Will Flint in the 100 backstroke (1:07.91).
Flint was also third in the 200 IM (2:33.33), as was Jackson Carmichael in the 100 free (56.18). Also scoring points individually were Aiden Magee, Carson Bacci, Korbin Pierce and Matthew Larsen.
The Crushers won the 200 free relay (1:39.33) and 400 free relay (3:37.36).
Vintage’s JV boys won 60-35.
Napa 103, American Canyon 67
The Grizzlies were led in Wednesday’s VVAL home victory by two double-winners – Nicholas Cisco in the 200 free (1:54.51) and 500 free (5:16.69), and William Barsotti-Flanders in the 200 IM (2:13.78) and 100 back (1:04.27). Aidan Ramblas won the 50 free (24.34) and was second in the 500 free (6:33.10).
“We had a lot of excellent relay contributions to be able to win each of the three relays, too,” Napa head coach Will Namnath said. “It was good to finally get in and race.”
Also for Napa, Garrett Wachendorfer was the runner-up in both the 50 free (25.13) and 100 free (57.77), while Luke Gallenkamp was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:15.76). Notching thirds were Keoni Cisco in the 200 IM (1:54.51) and 100 fly (1:06.96), Kadel Hock in the 100 free (59.82) and Gibson Page in the 100 breaststroke (1:17.65).
“We have a talented group of juniors who are starting to realize their potential for fast times,” Namnath said. “We also had excellent point contributions from freshmen Cameron Jordan, Samuel King and Nathan Schwarze.”
American Canyon was led by Juan Madrigal, who won both the 100 fly (1:00.09) and 100 free (55.63), and Alexander Applegarth, who claimed the 100 breaststroke (1:12.53).
The Wolves got second-place finishes from Joshua Mora in the 200 free (2:17.44) and 100 fly (1:04.16), Duncan Applegarth in the 200 IM (2:16.76) and 100 back (1:06.08) and Ethan Rosario in the 500 free (6:24.31). Lukas Sandau was third in the 200 free (2:22.59), as were Ray Vaughan in the 50 free (27.70) and Rosario in the 100 back (1:10.15). Ronnel Argana, Zakary Raymond, Gabriel Llave and Elijah Santiago also contributed team points individually.
Napa visits Petaluma at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Varsity Girls Swim & Dive
Petaluma 92, Vintage 88
The Crushers (1-1 VVAL) won the 400 free relay (4:17.72) but were second in the other two relays in Friday’s home loss to Petaluma.
In diving for Vintage, Ally Peterson was first (201.95) and Sarah Schnebelt second (86.80). In the 100 backstroke, Grace O’Dwyer (1:13.73) and Ainsley Adams (1:16.74) placed 1-2. Erynn Robinson won the 100 free with teammate Lindie Clem (1:06.08) taking third, and 500 freestylers Emily Hayashi (6:17.94) and Josephine Borsetto (6:40.30) placed 2-3.
Ava Anderson placed second in the 200 IM (2:27.10) and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.24), and O’Dwyer was second in the 200 free (2:22.42). The Crushers also got points from Alexis Hutnick, Erika Eberhart, Elisa Gonzalez, Alexa Mozqueda and Maya Douglas.
Vintage’s JV girls won 135-17.
American Canyon 118, Napa 51
Angel Sapida won the 500 free (6:14.58) and 100 back (1:09.12) and Eliana Matteo claimed the 200 IM (2:27.46) and 100 fly (1:02.09) to lead the visiting Wolves to the VVAL victory last Wednesday.
Also winning for American Canyon were Alyssa Sapida in the 50 free (28.33), Natalie Ritter in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.06), Holly Zipay in the 200 free (2:18.21), and Brynn Hughes in the 100 free (1:03.01).
Haley Konoval added a second-place finish in the 500 free, as did Abigail Dion in the 100 fly (1:11.20), Alyssa Sapida in the 200 free (2:18.66), Ritter in the 200 IM (2:27.44) and Zipay in the 100 free (1:03.27).
Adding thirds were Chiara Coronado in the 50 free (28.76) and 100 back (1:13.36), and Dion in the 200 free (2:21.19). Hughes swam the opening legs for the winning teams in the 400 free relay (4:57.84) and 200 free relay (1:52.16). Coronado swam the first leg for the winning 200 medley relay team (2:00.77).
Napa had strong showings by freshman Keaton Flynn with narrow second-place finishes in the 50 freestyle (28.45) and 100 backstroke (1:09.32), while junior Meena Khan was second in the 200 IM (2:41.40) and senior Emma Wallenbrock was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:27.13).
“American Canyon has a very deep, talented squad, and I am proud of how our athletes competed,” Namnath said. “I asked a lot of them to swim events that they were unfamiliar with or outside of their comfort zone, and they stepped up to the challenge. We have more than half of our training time left, so I am looking forward to how much they will grow over the next several weeks.”
Prep Boys Lacrosse
Justin-Siena 15, Branson 2
The Braves avenged last year’s 7-3 road loss to Branson with Monday night’s win at home. Justin-Siena started slow in the first quarter, but pulled ahead behind tough defense and explosive offense to improve to 4-1.
Aidan Cushing led the Braves with five goals and three assists, while Conor Machado had three goals and three assists, Tommy Crist four goals and two assists, Pat Dold three goals, and Miles Williams 10 ground balls and eight caused turnovers.
“We were excited to have Branson on our schedule again. We didn’t like the way last year’s game went and we looked forward to playing them again,” Justin-Siena head coach John Murray said. “The team played great and when we execute our system we can be very successful.”
Maria Carrillo 4, Vintage 3
The Crushers came up one strike away from a win as visiting Maria Carrillo scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to go up 4-3 and held on Monday.
Vintage (3-3) led 3-1 after two innings but was out-hit 6-5. The Crushers’ hits came from Jake Whipple (1 for 3, two RBIs), Ian Avalos (1 for 2, RBI, walk), Jaime Hernandez (1 for 1), Max Phipps (1 for 2, walk) and Logan Nothmann (1 for 1, run, walk, stolen base). Eli Wood walked twice and stole a base, Sean Pratt stole a base and scored, Harrison Kohagura walked twice, and Davide Migotto walked once.
Owen Schnaible pitched 2 2/3 innings of relief and took the loss, allowing two earned runs on three hits, three walks and a hit batter before Jayge Campbell got the last out. Boden Cooke pitched an inning and struck out three with no hits or walks in relief of starter Gunnar De Young, who went three innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits, three walks and a strikeout.