Shadow Hills track sweeps double dual meet

Shadow Hills track sweeps double dual meet

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Shadow Hills track sweeps double dual meet

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Ras Johnson runs the 100 meter at Desert Hot Springs High School, April 13, 2016. He finished second in his race.

Ras Johnson runs the 100 meter at Desert Hot Springs High School, April 13, 2016. He finished second in his race.

The Shadow Hills boys’ track team made a clean sweep of a double dual meet in the De Anza League Wednesday, beating Desert Mirage 93.5-32.5 and beating Desert Hot Springs 89-38.

Winners for Shadow Hills in the meet were Isaiah Gonzalez in the 1600 (4:54.05) and 800 (2:13.71), Kaleb Welmas in the 400 (54.56) and 200 (23.72), Derwin Johnson in the 100 (11.32), Brandon Arellano in the 300 hurdles (42.92) and Alejandro Grant in the 3200 (11:13.72).

The Knights are now 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the DAL.

Nykaya Botley wins her heat in the 100 meter at Desert Hot Springs High School, April 13, 2016.

Nykaya Botley wins her heat in the 100 meter at Desert Hot Springs High School, April 13, 2016.

Desert Mirage High School 63, Desert Hot Springs 61: The Rams won the tight match in a battle of De Anza League opponents in the other part of the double dual meet.

Jesus Angel won two events, the shot put and the discus, throwing a school record of 137 feet, ½ inch. Arturo Silva won the 110 hurdles  and 300 hurdles in 17.24 and 44.73, respectively. Melvin Harmon won the 200 meters in 24.76, while sophomore Benjamin Reyes won the 800 in 2:18.55 and freshmen Luis Nazario won the 3200 meters in a time of 11:31.48.

Roundup: Shadow Hills baseball stays on a roll
Indians knock Blackhawks off DVL softball throne

Baseball

La Quinta 16, Indio 3: The Blackhawks won the Desert Valley League match Tuesday with Joel Osuna led the way with two hits, three runs scored, one walk and four RBI.

Trey Ladner added two hits and four RBIs, while Gavin Fergusson, Jacob Mesa, and Jeremy Gleason each had three hits for La Quinta.

Christian Valdez broke the game open with a three-run double in the top of the third inning. Jacob Mesa threw six innings, striking out 10. Andy Rodrigues completed the pitching performance with a 1-2-3 seventh inning.

The two teams will play again Thursday at La Quinta at 6:30 p.m.

Palm Desert 4, Xavier Prep 0: The Aztecs took the DVL victory despite a complete-game performance by Xavier pitcher Victor Contreras. Contreras allowed just one earned run in the game and had two hits at the plate. Isaiah Alderete also had two hits for Xavier.

Marcelo Terrazas of Palm Desert threw a complete-game shut out, allowing four hits with eight strikeouts. Offensively the Aztecs were led by Izayah Alvarez with two hits. Jeremiah Estrada and Nate Lopez had triples and Beau Berryhill had a double.

The Aztecs and Saints will play Thursday at Xavier Prep.

Palm Valley 8, Redlands Adventist 1: Jacob Melcher and Brian Sadler pitched Palm Valley to the league victory. The Firebirds had two hits from Matt Zembo, two runs apiece from Jaxon Jabara and Andrew Olson and an RBI triple by Sadler.

Palm Valley (3-2 league, 6-6 overall) visits Desert Mirage Tuesday.

Boys’ golf

La Quinta 211, Coachella Valley 269: The Blackhawks moved to 8-1 in the DVL with a win at SilverRock Resort in La Quinta.

Nick Conoway and Tyler Sanchez each shot 40 to lead La Quinta, followed by Isaac Calderon at 41, Daniel Krause at 44 and Daniel Marrujo at 46. Peter Duncan’s 51 was not counted for the day.

Juan Torres shot 43 to lead Coachella Valley, followed by Robert Rodriguez with a 48, Isaiha Lucas at 53, Alfredo Bazua with a 62 and Jesus Zavala shot 63. Israel Flores’ 69 was not counted.

La Quinta (15-2 overall) next plays Palm Springs on Thursday at SilverRock.

Softball

Indio 8, Palm Desert 6: In a Tuesday game, the Rajahs were led by Megan Berrelleza’s three hits, two runs scored and two RBI in the DVL victory.

Marlisa Berrelleza added two hits, including a three-run home run. Areli Moreno was the starting pitcher and earned the win.

Indio (3-1, 12-7) will next play Palm Springs.

Boys’ tennis

Rancho Mirage 17, Desert Mirage 1: The Rattlers improved to 5-0 in the De Anza League with a balanced attack of singles and doubles play.  Daniel Whelan and Ismael Cuevas had three singles wins and Louis Velazquez contributed two.

Two doubles wins were posted by the teams of Marco Giron/Javier Cammpos, and Ivan Hernandez/Carter Victorio. Rounding out the scoring with doubles victories were the teams of Alex Arias/Juan Felix, Austin Robison/Jagger Orta, Alexis Magana/Julian Parks, and Jake Orta/Arturo Moreno.

Shadow Hills 14, 29 Palms 4: Leading the way for the Knights in the De Anza League match was Andrew Limon, who avenged his only loss in league singles play by defeating The Wildcats’ Eric Lanza 6-1. Limon also won his other two sets 6-0, 6-0.

Also contributing to the win was the doubles team of Matt Alaniz and Jake Amador, who swept their three sets.

Shadow Hills is 9-3 overall and 5-1 in De Anza league play.

Girls’ track

Shadow Hills wins double dual meet: The Knights beat Desert Mirage 105-11 and beat Desert Hot Springs 69-55.

Winners for Shadow Hills were Nyah Chavez in the 1600 (5:40.58) and 800 (2:32.13), Mason Stansberry in the 400 (1:03.62), Vivianna Canarillo in the triple jump (28-10), Julie Rodriguez in the shot put (29-3) and Victoria Soto in the discus (97-11).

Shadow Hills is 6-1 overall, 4-1 in the DAL.

College golf

COD wins again: The Roadrunners continued their recent dominance with another first-place finish in a PAC conference golf event at Sycuan Resort near San Diego.

COD had a team score of 268, followed by Mt. San Jacinto with 277.

Leading for COD was Ryan Emery at 70, Sam Jackson 73, Mike Schaloum and Michael Starbuck 74 and Kenzo Vlassaks at 77.

The team travels to Yucaipa Wednesday for another PAC event.

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