Within the Monticello Empire League boys tennis singles championship on Saturday morning at Vacaville Excessive, Rodriguez’s Evan Wadsworth, the No. 1 seed, defeated teammate Avi Kothari, seeded No. 3, 6-1, 6-0 within the closing.
Wadsworth is the MEL MVP. He’s joined on the All-League squad by teammates Avi Kothari, Deven Kothari and Justin Wei; Ryan White, Ethan Blunt, Kevin Remiticado and James Remiticado of Vanden; Canaan Teska and Brad Grey of Vacaville; and Nathan McNaughton and Gabe Wahid of Armijo.
Honorable point out picks are Justin Bulda, James Pullin and Diego Riojas of Vanden; Aiden Russell, Jack Hobbs and Justin Thomas of Vacaville; Dennis Reilley of Rodriguez and Andrew Arguel of Armijo.
The preliminary rounds had been performed on Friday at Vacaville Excessive.
White, seeded No. 2, received his first two matches simply earlier than falling to Avi Kothari, 6-0, 6-1.
Blunt gave Teska, the No. 4 seed, a scare within the first spherical, shedding in a tricky three-setter, 2-6, 6-2, 8-10, then profitable his comfort match in opposition to McNaughton. Teska misplaced to Devin Kothari within the second spherical.
James Remiticado misplaced to Wadsworth within the first spherical after which received his comfort match in opposition to Wei.
Kevin Remiticado received his first-round match in opposition to Wei after which misplaced in straight units to Wadsworth within the second spherical.
Russell received his first-round match earlier than shedding to White within the second spherical.
Grey misplaced to Avi Kothari within the first spherical, whereas Thomas dropped his first-round match to John Glen Siy or Armijo.
“General, it was a terrific day for tennis, and all of the athletes confirmed nice sportsmanship and energy of their matches,” mentioned Vanden head coach Stan Lewis. “I used to be tremendous excited that the children acquired to play an actual season this yr and get outdoors with associates. Six months in the past I believed the one actual probability we had for a MEL match this yr could be a Wii tennis tourney performed on Zoom.”
Will C. Wooden 48, Vacaville 45
On Friday evening at residence, the Wildcats received an in depth one, 48-45 over the Bulldogs.
With the win, Wooden completed 7-3 in MEL to tie with Rodriguez for second place. First-place Vanden went 10-0.
Vacaville led 14-9 on the finish of the primary quarter and 24-22 at halftime till Wooden progressively turned the tables and led 33-32 after three quarters.
Sophomore Athena Brombacher led Wooden with 23 factors.
“She does all of it for us,” mentioned Wooden head coach Carly Wudel. “She at all times has one of many hardest defensive assignments and leads the group in rebounds and steals. However she isn’t often an enormous level scorer. Nonetheless, she actually stepped up offensively. She was very aggressive and acquired to the basket persistently, together with 15 journeys to the free-throw line. It was a lot wanted and appreciated on an evening the place our photographs had been probably not falling as a group.”
“Freshman, Natalia Sanchez got here up with some big buckets down the stretch and completed the evening with 10 factors. Christina Edwards and Genesis Ernie-Hamilton pressured the Vaca Excessive guards full court docket all recreation lengthy. We had been getting stops however couldn’t fairly convert.”
Brynlie Headrick led Vacaville with 20 factors and Audrey Valenzuela added 10. The Bulldogs completed their season with a 4-6 league mark.
Falcons swept by Mariners
The Solano Faculty baseball group was swept by host Marin 3-1 and 6-0 on Friday within the Bay Valley Convention finales.
Within the first recreation, Brandon Herter had a double and RBI. On the mound, Josh Petrill pitched effectively, going three innings and permitting one hit and no runs.
Within the nightcap, Joey Holeck had a double, one among solely three hits for the Falcons (7-12, 6-12).