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The Napa High boys tennis team improved to 2-1 in Monticello Empire League play with a 6-3 win over visiting Rodriguez on Monday.

The Indians swept the singles matches. At No. 1 through No. 6, respectively, it was Daniel Mateescu over Adam Engle-Sorrell, 6-0, 6-0, Ashur Webster over Noah Elomori, 6-1, 6-1, Dominic DiPasqua over Tyler Chang, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, Eric Navarro over Joaquin Perez, 6-4, 6-2, Victor Lua over Andrew Butfor, 6-1, 6-1,

And Beau Parriott over Pram Dommalapati, 6-1, 6-1.

Rodriguez swept the doubles. At No. 1, Ibrahim Tabrani and Francis Supnet topped Julian Sosa and Daniel Sandoval 6-2, 6-3; No. 2 players Dorian Brown and Jason Ancete downed Willem Demsky and Luc Core, 6-2, 6-2; and No. 3 players Yousef Srour and A.J. Chang came back to edge Jonas Kreer and Isaiah Orozco, 3-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Varsity Boys Golf

Napa off to 3-0 start

The Indians opened their season with three home wins at Silverado Resort.

On Monday, Stephen Blume shot a 39 to lead them past Armijo in their MEL opener on the South Course, 225-259. Andrew Wheeler and AJ Greenlaw each added a 44, Zach Swim a 45, and Johnny Torres a 53.

In a 229-289 win over American Canyon on Feb. 28, Greenlaw led the way with a 43. Swim had a 44, Wheeler shot a 46, and Parker de Ocampo and Max Olsen each carded a 48.

In a 243-253 win over Petaluma on Feb. 27, it was Blume with a 43, Greenlaw a 47, Wheeler a 50, de Ocampo a 51, and Swim a 52.

Varsity Softball

Justin-Siena 24, Richmond 2

Monday’s rout at Richmond, which was called after four innings, saw the Braves score four runs in the top of the first, 13 in the second, three in the third and four in the fourth.

Their 16 hits came from Victoria Politz (2 for 4, three-run homer, five RBIs), Clare Halsey (2 for 3, two triples, six RBIs), Clare Garcia (2 for 3, two RBIs), Jocelyn Stojack (2 for 3, two RBIs), Ally Jackson (1 for 2, two RBIs), Izzy Poulsen (1 for 2, RBI), Sofie Miner (1 for 1, RBI), Rachel Richied (1 for 1, RBI), Melissa Corona (1 for 1, RBI), Melissa Lozano (1 for 1), Michelle Lozano (1 for 2) and Megan Howard (1 for 2).

“This game was good to be able to see the sophomores get some playing time,” Justin-Siena head coach Tim Garcia said.

The Braves travel to San Marin on Monday for their 6 p.m. Marin County Athletic League opener.

Youth Swimming

Napa Valley hosts meet

The Napa Valley Swim Team hosted about 575 athletes in a CBA+ short course meet at Napa Valley College Feb. 24-25, and 16 of its own swimmers placed in the top three of their individual events and 13 others achieved all personal-best times.

One of NVST’s youngest members, 5-year-old Natalia Lowgren, swam 100-percent best times and placed first in the 6-and-under girls 100 freestyle and second in the 50 free, 25 backstroke and 50 backstroke.

For the 8-and-under age group, Claire Hayashi was first in the 25 free, 50 free, 25 back, 50 back, 50 butterfly and and 100 individual medley, and second in the 100 free and 25 fly, breaking the NVST record in the 50 back with a time of 38.45 seconds; Mackenzie Bard set the prior team record of 40.32 in 1999. Jordan Arbuckle placed second in the 25 breaststroke and 50 breaststroke; June Kelly took third in the 50 free, 25 back and 100 IM, achieving new A times in the 100 IM and 100 free. Julia Carr and Elijah Stanley each swam best times in all of their individual events.

In the 9-10 group, J.J. Arbuckle took first place in 50 back and 100 back, second in the 200 free, and third in the 100 free; and Natalie Carr, Bailey Caruso, Juli Klieman and Alexander Bazan posted best times in all their events.

For the 11-12 boys, Yuki Hayashi took first place in seven events (100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 50 back, 100 back, 100 IM and 200 IM) and second in the 50 free, achieving new A times in the 50 back and 100 IM.

The 11-12 girls saw Josie Arbuckle place first in the 50 back with a new AA time, 2nd in 100 back, and third in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 IM. She also obtained a new Junior Olympic time in the 100 IM and a new A time in the 100 fly.

In the 13-14 group, Max Gilsenen won the 100 and 200 breaststrokes, 200 IM and 100 fly, took second in the 100 free and 400 IM, and placed third in the 50 free, and Kai Hattori took third the 200 fly. For the girls, Gwen Gallenkamp, Meredith Fishleder, Madison Gaul, and Alexis Hutnik swam best times in all of their events.

Four NVST swimmers in the 15-16 age group had top-three finishes. Iona Pascual won the 200 IM, 200 breaststroke, 100 back, 200 fly, 200 back and 400 IM. Eric Tapia was second in the 200 IM, 200 free and 100 fly, and third in the 100 free, 100 back and 200 fly. Gabe Wright won the 200 free and 500 free and was second in the 100 free and 200 fly, and third in the 100 fly. Will Flanders took second the 200 breaststroke, 100 back and 200 back, and third in the 200 IM and 200 free. Elisa Ayala and David Tokar posted best times in all of their individual events.

Three NVST athletes in the 17-18 group had multiple top finishes. For the girls, Kelsea Wright won the 1,000 free, 100 back and 200 fly and was second in the 100 free and 200 free, and Verenice Tapia finished second in the 50 free and 100 breaststroke and was third in the 100 free. For the boys, Nicholas Cisco won the 100 free, 1,000 free, 100 back, 200 back, 100 fly and 200 fly, and was second in the 50 free.

Also for the NVST, Grant Wright, Matthew Tapia and Matthew Larsen each achieved seven best times; Antonio Bazan and Kira Tavakoli each had six best times; Kira Tavakoli achieved a new Junior Olympic/AA time in the 50 free and a new A time in 100 IM; Sarah Schoefield recorded new A times in the 25 back and 50 back; Aiden Frisinger achieved a new A time in 50 back; and Shane Feliz competing in his first meet.

Contact NVST at 257-SWIM or napavalleyswim@yahoo.com to inquire about joining the team or for more information.

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