FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
Petaluma girls win tennis showdown
Published: Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 2:39 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 2:39 p.m.
Petaluma continued undefeated in Sonoma County League tennis, winning its showdown match with Analy on the Analy courts, 5-2. Both teams went into the match undefeated in league play.
Petaluma built its win in singles competition, winning all four singles matches, with Maddie Thomas, Nicoline Pederson, Morgan Intoschi and Emma Morgan all claiming victories.
Petaluma's No. 3 doubles team of Courtney Jones and Yannah Dranit also won for the Lady Trojans, who are now 6-0 against SCL opponents.
Casa Grande lost a tough match to Cardinal Newman, 4-3, on the Newman courts.
Cardinal Newman built its winning margin in singles play, taking three of the four matches with only No. 2 Megan Bray winning for the Lady Gauchos.
Casa Grande made it close with Nicole Potts and Brianna Ward winning at No 2 doubles and Raveena Pai and Rocio Ramierez winning at No. 3 doubles.
Emily Hulsman shot a strong 41 to lead Casa Grande to a 260-295 North Bay Leagu victory over Montgomery in a match played at Adobe Creek.
Emma Dennett with a 50, Courtney Ludlow with a 52, Haley Castanea with a personal best 54 and Kerrianne McCathy with a 63 supported Hulsman.
The Lady Gauchos are now 5-5 in league play.
Petaluma accepted a victory over Piner when the Lady Prospectors fielded a team of only four golfers for a match at the Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club.
Megan Walls shot a 50 to lead the Lady Trojans. She was followed by Tara Thomas with a 61, Millie Lesigklitz with a 66, Sage Libbey with a 67 and Georgia Pellkester with a 76.
St. Vincent's Lady Mustangs continued undefeated in North Central League II play, defeating Anderson Valley, 2-0, on two second-half goals by Maddie Perry. Dale Leonhart, Taylor Owen and Shana Curry assisted on the goals.
Jacalyn Murphy in goal, helped by a staunch St. Vincent defense, recorded the shutout.
St. Vincent is now 6-2 overall, with all of its victories coming in league matches.
Petaluma rallied in the second half for a 3-0 win over Sonoma Valley in a SCL match played at Petaluma.
The game was deadlocked at 0-0 after the first half, before Kierra Lizama scored two goals and McKenzie Maher another for the Lady Trojans.
Maher assisted on one of Lizama's goals. Other assists came from Niki Elliott and Olivia Stewart.
Goalie Annie Madden recorded the shutout with help from a stingy Petaluma defense.
Sonoma Valley rallied for thee goals in the second half to disappoint St. Vincent, 3-2, in a game played at Sonoma Academy.
St. Vincent led, 1-0, at the half, but Sonoma Academy rallied for three goals in the second half, two by Liam Kolling and another by Henry Sharyon for the win.
St. Vincent goals were by Steve Patin and Nick Taylor.
Earlier, St. Vincent took care of Point Arena, 5-1.
Patin, playing at home, scored four goals for the Mustangs. Lane also scored for St. Vincent.
Lane, Drew Hoppe and Jamie Baca had assists.
St. Vincent is now 8-3-1 overall and 2-2-1 in NCL II play.
Noah Wilson scored twice to lead Casa Grande to a 3-2 win over Santa Rosa. Moises Palomares scored the other Gaucho goal.
The NBL victory upped the Gaucho record to 5-2-1 and left them 3-1-1 against NBL teams.
Petaluma lost a tough match at Sonoma, 2-1 in overtime.
Manny Young scored for Sonoma in the first half, but Petaluma's Sean Paretti tied the match with a second-half goal, before Young won for Sonoma in overtime.
Casa Grande made it tough, rallying after losing the first two sets, but eventually lost a North Bay League match at Cardinal Newman, 3-1.
Cardinal Newman won the first two sets, 25-18 and 25-23, before the Lady Gauchos bounced back for a 25-20 win. Cardinal Newman closed out the win with a 25-16 victory.
Ashley Harris continued to build on her reputation as one of the best players in the Redwood Empire with 23 kills and 19 digs for the Lady Gauchos.
Emily Papale dominated for Cardinal Newman with 26 skills, while teammate Emily Bonfigli had 42 assists.
Earlier in the week, Casa Grande swept by Santa Rosa, 25-23, 25-17, 25-7.
Harris had 17 kills and Martina Saccin 14 assists for the Lady Gauchos.
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