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March 31, 2013
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Prep / JC Roundup: Reid, Carter enjoy big days on track

SPARKS — Corey Reid won the high jump and took second in the 400 to lead Carson High to a fifth-place finish at the annual Reed Sparks Rotary Invitational during the weekend at Reed High School.

Reid won the high jump at 6-2 and clocked a 50.1 in the 400. He was also 12th in the 110 high hurdles at 17.61.

Nathan Hazard was fifth in the discus at 138 feet, while Dexter Cummings was seventh in the 800. Dakota Baker was fourth in the 300 hurdles at 43.2. The CHS boys were second in the 3200 relay in 8:33.39 and fourth and fifth in the 1600 at 3:38.8.

Asa Carter won the triple jump at 42-2, which is the fourth-best mark in the nation for a freshman. He was third in the long jump at 18-4. Daniel Jauregui was fourth in the 1600 (5:01.26) and fourth in the 3200 (10:55.79. Ian Schulz was third in the discus at 118-10 and sixth in the shot at 41-8 1/4.

Elena Thurman led the CHS girls with a fourth-place finish in the 100 (13.08). Madison Preston took thirds in the triple jump (34-10) and the high jump (5-0). Eveline Delgado was fifth in the 3200 (12:34.56) and Teresa Boehmer was fifth in the discus at 102-7. Cindy Juchtzer was ninth in the 3200 at 12:59.74 and Courtney Hack was ninth in the shot at 30-7 1/4. The CHS girls were second in the 3200 relay and fourth in the 1600 relay. Carson finished 10th as a team.

For Dayton, Aaron Elissa won the 3200 in 10:33.61 and was second in the 1600 at 4:49.54. Josh Koch was second in the shot put at 50-7 and sixth in the discus at 137-5. Austin Fletcher was second in the high jump at 6-feet. Benji Ply won the frosh-soph pole vault at 11-9 and was fourth in the high jump at 5-8. Jose Castaneda won the shot put at 48-8 3/3 and finished second in the discus at 120-8.

Kaylee Turner was second in the shot at 34-9 and 11th in the discus at 90-feet. Lettie Lynch was fifth in the 200 at 27.7 and Madison Foley was fifth in the high jump at 4-10.

The Dayton boys finished ninth and the girls were 14th.

JC BASEBALL

CSI SWEEPS WILDCATS

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Western Nevada fell to 9-11 in Scenic West Athletic Conference play after being swept by College of Southern Idaho, 6-5 and 8-4, Saturday afternoon.

The opening loss was especially disappointing because the Wildcats and Christian Stolo took a 3-0 lead into the last of the seventh only to see CSI score three in the bottom of the seventh and three in the bottom of the eighth to grab the victory.

Stolo allowed just one hit in 6 2/3 innings. He fanned five and walked three. Luke Eubank was tagged with the loss after allowing three runs and three hits in 2/3 of an inning.

Tony Roque had two hits and drove in three runs to lead the offense, but he also had a costly error that led to three unearned runs.

In the nightcap, WNC grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first when Joey Crunkilton walked, stole second and scored on a double by Cole Ferguson.

The Wildcats threatened in the third, putting runners at second and third with one out. Spencer Dorsey followed with a groundball to short, and Mike Umscheid was cut down at home trying to score. Colby Rice struck out to end the inning.

After Austin Richmond worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the third, the roof caved in the following inning when CSI scored eight runs. Tanner Morache and Isaac Anderson had two-run singles and ex-Reno High star R.J. Bush came off the bench to smack a two-run homer. The hits by Anderson and Bush came off Spencer Greer, who failed to retire any of the three batters he faced. Tyler Bennett gave up a single, but didn’t allow another hit in 2 2/3 innings.

The Wildcats cut the deficit to 8-2 in the top of the fifth on back-to-back doubles by Conor Harber and Crunkilton.

WNC rallied in the top of the seventh after two out. Alex Fife was hit by a pitch and went to second when Harber singled. After Crunkilton walked to load the bases, Matt Becker stroked a two-run single off Dillon Dove to make it 8-4. Umscheid was retired for the final out.

Harber led the five-hit attack with two hits, while Crunkilton, Ferguson and Hernandez added one each.

PREP BASEBALL TIGERS SPLIT PAIR

After being handed its first league loss of the season Saturday morning, the Douglas baseball team was able salvage a doubleheader split with Damonte Ranch in the afternoon, maintaining its hold on first place in the Northern Division I standings.

The split ran Douglas’ record to 13-2 overall and 9-1 in league play. Douglas lost 10-7 and won 1-0.

Douglas senior Nolan Weintz turned in a gem on the mound in Game 2, tossing a complete-game three-hit shutout to improve to 4-0 this season.

With the game scoreless and two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Douglas right fielder Cale Kynett was hit by a pitch.

Teddy Mason then looped a ball into the outfield that appeared catchable, but a pair of Damonte fielders converged on it and neither made the catch. Kynett was able to come all the way around from first to score the game-winner on the play.

Earlier in the day, Damonte plated nine runs in the fourth and fifth inning combined to send Douglas to its first league loss.

The teams battled through the first two innings scoreless before the Tigers scratched their first run across after catcher Kaleb Foster walked and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Weintz then hit a soft line drive single that brought Foster in.

The Tigers carried the lead into the top of fourth where Damonte was able to put runners on first and third with no outs.

Tiger starter Kyle Johnson induced a pop fly to second baseman Cody Carter for the first out. Douglas then looked as though it might get out of the inning without any damage as Damonte’s Kyle Richard grounded into what looked like would be an inning-ending double play. An error, though, resulted in Douglas only getting one out from the play and in allowing the tying run to score.

The consecutive hits from the Mustangs, though, brought in three more runs to give Damonte a 4-1 lead.

Douglas answered right back in the bottom half as Carter doubled to bring Chase White home and Jimmy King later grounded out to short, allowing Carter to score from third.

Damonte brought five runs across in the top of the fifth, though, which proved to be insurmountable for the Tigers.

DAYTON SWEEPS LOVELOCK

LOVELOCK — Dayton swept Lovelock, 17-3 and 14-6, on Saturday to even its record at 5-5.

“We needed that,” said Dayton coach Jay Merrell. “The kids played well.”

In the opener, Dayton scored two in the first, seven in the second and eight in the third. Jack Phillips finished 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and four RBI. Nicky Selmi went 3-for-3 and drove in four runs, while Tim Rondeaux went 2-for-3 with three RBI.

Michael Dieneman went the full five innings, fanning five and allowing two hits.

In the nightcap, Dayton trailed 6-5 entering the sixth. The Dust Devils scored nine runs in the sixth thanks to two squeeze bunt and a three-run homer by Selmi. Jarret Reed went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two triples and an RBI. Phillips went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI. Selmi went 3-for-5 with the homer and five RBI.

Dayton visits Yerington next Saturday for an 11 a.m. doubleheader.

SWIMMING

DOUGLAS SWEEPS

Douglas High’s swim teams swept Spanish Springs on Saturday. The boys won 180-98 and the girls won 192-94.

Janosch Lancaster won the 500 free in 5:46.01 and the 200 IM 2:11.01, while Shaelin Morefield won the girls’ 200 IM in 2:22.52 and the 100 free in 59.06.

SOFTBALL

DOUGLAS SWEEPS

THE GRIZZLIES

RENO — The tigers swept Galena 8-4 and 6-5 on Saturday to run their record to 10-4 overall and 4-2 in league.

Kelly Sonnemann hit a two-run homer in the first inning of the opener to give Douglas a lead it wouldn’t relinquish. Julia Gomez and Leonna Mortimer also drove in two runs apiece.

Kali Sargent picked up the win in the circle, scattering seven hits in going the distance.

In the second game, Makayla Shaver hit a 3-run homer in the fifth inning, as the Tigers snapped a 2-all tie. Galena was able to come back with three to pull to 6-5, but Douglas held on for the win.


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