Updating Roundup: Johnson leads Tulare Western past Mt. Whitney

Updating Roundup: Johnson leads Tulare Western past Mt. Whitney


Updating Roundup: Johnson leads Tulare Western past Mt. Whitney


Dashayla Johnson makes a great case for being Tulare County’s most complete girls basketball player — there doesn’t seem to be anything the Tulare Western junior point guard can’t do.

Johnson put on another dazzling show in the Tulare Western Mustangs’ 58-30 win over the Mt. Whitney Pioneers Tuesday night at Tulare Western.

Tulare Western (13-4) scored the game’s first 27 points, including a 25-0 run that spanned the enitre first quarter.

Christina Magana had nine points for Mt. Whitney (5-9). Madison Forester added seven points.

Kendra Wilkerson added seven points for Tulare Western.

Redwood 54, Lemoore 35: Corissa Turley scored 19 points and Jasmine Black netted 15 as the Rangers beat the Tigers in WYL action.

Redwood’s (12-3, 2-1) next game is at 5:30 p.m. Friday at El Diamante.

Tulare Union 55, Central Valley Christian 18: Binny Bhakta scored 20 points and the Redskins defeated the Cavaliers in a nonleague game.

Na’Chelle Terry added 12 points for the Redskins (9-7) and Jilaine Martin chipped in with eight points.

Girls Soccer

Lindsay 10, Corcoran 0: Jannelly Rangel set a Lindsay High School record with nine goals to lead the Cardinals past the Panthers to open East Sequoia League play with a win.

Rangel bested the school record of eight goals in a single game set by her cousin Brenda Rangel, who graduated in 2005. Her goals came at 23′, 26′, 31′, 36′, 50′, 57′, 59′, 71′ and 75′. Adriana Gutierrez scored the 10th goal for Lindsay(3-9, 1-0) at 62′.

Mariana Gutierrez, Adriana Gutierrez and Kayla Camargo each assisted consecutive goals. Catherine Morales and Ana Duran each assisted one.

Lindsay’s next game is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Strathmore.

Central Valley Christian 1, Selma 0: Sara Vander Poel headed in the Cavaliers’ only goal (60′) off a corner kick by Lauren Te Velde to beat the Bears in Visalia.

This was the first Central Sequoia League match for Central Valley Christian (4-6-1, 1-0).

“It’s pretty huge,” CVC coach Jacob De Groot said. “We’ve played a tough schedule. This team is not used to having a losing record. They’re hungry, and that’s where you want them.”

De Groot said his team struggled with Selma’s speed when trying to beat them to the ball. The Cavaliers earned the winning corner after a sustained attack in the second half. Te Velde served a nice ball, allowing Vander Poel to come in on a free header.

Central Valley Christian’s next game is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against Immanuel in Visalia.

Tulare Western 3, Delano 0: Anyssa Dominguez scored three goals to lead the Mustangs over the Tigers in their ESL opener in Delano.

Dominguez now has 23 goals this season for Tulare Western (9-2-2, 1-0). Her second goal was a one-touch volley off a throw in by Courtney Camara. She shook of multiple defenders to score the third.

Sydnie Sousa and Haley Dewitt Martinez each assisted the other two goals.

Tulare Western’s next game is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Porterville.

Redwood 2, Golden West 1: The Rangers won their fourth consecutive West Yosemite League match with a win over the Trailblazers.

Brittany Ontiveros and Kindal Mendes scored for Redwood (12-4-1, 4-1). Stephanie Funk and Kylie McClellan made assists. Caitlin Owens made four saves.

Haley Haginsen scored for Golden West (3-9-1, 1-3).

Redwood’s next game is 6 p.m. Friday at Central Valley Christian. Golden West’s next game is 6 p.m. Thursday against Lemoore in Visalia.

Mt. Whitney 5, Hanford West 1: Rianna Chavez and Ellie Warmerdan each scored two goals for the Pioneers in a WYL win over the Huskies.

Kendall McGovan also scored for Mt. Whitney (8-5-1, 3-1). Vivianna Benitez assisted three goals.

Mt. Whitney’s next game is at 6 p.m. Thursday when the Pioneers host Hanford, the only remaining team without a loss in WYL play.

Tulare Union 5, Monache 0: Kaitlyn Sartuche scored three goals and the Redskins opened defense of their EYl title with a win over the Marauders.

Lynzee Gilliland added two goals for Tulare Union (1-0, 9-6-3) and Trsitin Martin had three saves to preserve the shut out.

Mission Oak 5, Porterville 1: The Hawks opened the East Yosemite League season with a 5-1 victory over Porterville.

Liz Cui led the way with three goals and Reed Yrbarren added two goals for the Hawks. Allison Serpa added an assist for Mission Oak (1-0, 7-4-2).

Boys Soccer

El Diamante 7, Lemoore 1: Joey Chica scored four goals and assisted another as the Miners remained undefeated in WYL play with a blowout win over the Tigers in Visalia.

Juan Medina scored twice for El Diamante (9-3-2, 4-0). Jay Halim scored once. Francisco Torres assisted two goals.

El Diamante’s next game is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Hanford West.

Mt. Whitney 3, Hanford West 1: Eber Ramirez scored three goals and the Pioneers defeated the Huskies in a WYL game.

Lalo Ramirez and Blake Aguiar each had one assist for Mt. Whitney (2-2, 7-7-3) and goalkeeper Austin Aguiar finished with four saves.

Boys Basketball

Redwood 66, Lemoore 61: Ricky Ramirez scored 18 points and Mikey Montoya scored 17 as the Rangers beat the Tigers in WYL action.

Montoya scored 15 of his points in the first half, while Ramirez netted 16 of his in the second half. Redwood (9-6, 2-1) trailed 37-33 at halftime before rallying to win the third quarter 16-10.

“Great game,” Darryl Hardwick said. “Both teams really battled hard. We made some halftime adjustments and talked about the third quarter being a big quarter for us. We closed the third quarter with good execution and pressure.”

Redwood’s next game is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at El Diamante.

Dinuba 76, Corcoran 32: Ernesto Ruiz scored 18 points to lead the Emperors over the Panthers in a nonleague home game.

Dinuba (13-2) led 24-4 after the first quarter and 43-15 at halftime before outscoring Corcoran 22-5 in the fourth period.

Jacob Rico scored 10 points for the Emperors to finish as the only other Dinuba player in double figures.

Dinuba’s next game is at 7:30 p.m. Friday at home against Monache.

Hanford West 72, Golden West 61: Josue Salaam scored 33 points to lead the Huskies past the Trailblazers in a WYL game.

Troy Stainbrook scored 18 for Golden West (1-2, 4-11), and Paul Arreguin added 17 points.

Mt. Whitney 73, Tulare Western 25: Colton Dahlenburg scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and the Pioneers defeated the Mustangs in a nonleague game.

Tulare Western’s leading scorer was Kobe Portillo with five points.

Garabed Kalanjian added eight poitns and 15 rebounds for the Pioneers (7-7), Jake Bivens scored 12 points, and Tucker Mendonca added 10 points.

Tulare Union 57, CVC 39: The Redskins needed a strong second half to fend off the Cavaliers in a nonleague game at Sim Iness Gymnasium.

Up just 24-22 at halftime, Tulare Union outscored CVC 33-17 over the final two quarters.

Keonta Vernon had 19 points to lead Tulare Union (13-3). Jalen Love added 15 points for the Redskins.

Josh Payne had eight points to pace CVC (6-9). Trevor Dodge and Justin Dykstra each added seven points.

Parlier 37, Woodlake 31: Anthony Lopez scored seven points, but the Tigers came up short in their nonleague game against the Panthers.

Eric Martinez and Phillip Woods each added seven points for Woodlake (2-10).

Exeter 49, Porterville 38: The Monarchs outscored the Panthers 14-2 in the opening quarter to set up a nonleague home win.

Eli Garver led Exeter (12-2) with 11 points, followed by Caleb Harden with 10. Giacomo Catalina paced Porterville (3-9) with 12 points.

Exeter’s next game is 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lindsay. Porterville’s next game is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at home against Mission Oak.

NOTE: This article will be updated throughout the night as scores come into our sports desk


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