Friday, September 19, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

JV/frosh roundup: State meet venue brings out the best in DHS runners

1016jvcrossW

DHS junior Jeanne-Marie McPherson speeds past a Clovis North runner on her way to an individual victory in the JV race at the Clovis Invitational last weekend. Marjorie Britton/Courtesy photo

By
From page B2 | October 16, 2013 |

The Davis High cross country program sent its top junior varsity girls, junior varsity boys and frosh/soph girls to compete at the Clovis Invitational on Saturday, with each having success.

The meet was held at Woodward Park in Fresno, the setting for the state cross country championships since 1987. Blue Devil coach Bill Gregg said the Clovis Invitational is a great chance to give frosh/soph and junior varsity runners the opportunity to compete in a high-level meet on the big-time course.

Rising to the occasion, DHS junior Jeanne-Marie McPherson ran perhaps her best race of the season, winning the JV girls competition in 19:35. She battled a Clovis North runner for much of the race, and pulled away in the final mile to beat a field of 238 athletes by nine seconds.

Elisa McIsaac was the next Devil finisher, crossing in ninth place (20:28), while Danielle Gantar was 19th (21:02) and Zoe Juanitas placed 24th (21:15).

The large contingent of Davis runners in the JV boys also ran extremely well. The trio of Ani Ramakrishnan (16:58), Kellen Browning (16:59) and Alex Arnheiter (17:03) ran most of the race together, eventually taking the 5-7 spots in a huge field of 340 runners. Each runner’s time was a personal best.

Daniel Rowen (23rd in 17:22) was followed by Matt Mayr and Andrew Leung in the Blue Devils’ top seven. Other local finishers were John Conant, Geo Kim, Cameron McCarty, Justin McGrew, John Britton and Zach Moffatt.

In a race that featured team scoring, the DHS frosh/soph girls had an outstanding day, capturing the title over 23 other squads from all over California. Leading the Devils to a win was a quartet of runners in the top 10 — Abigail Fisk came in fourth (20:05), Adria Lammers took fifth (20:11), Elise Chu was seventh (20:23) and Jasmine Casillas finished ninth (20:31) — among a field of 187 runners. Sarah Sherwin (18th in 21:02) and Hallie Lassister (88th, 22:43) were the final Davis racers.

DHS JV boys soccer

The Blue Devils found an excellent remedy for a relative goal-scoring drought: two games on the road in which they outscored their opponents, 15-0.

DHS’ Kyle Cuvelier began the 8-0 drubbing of Laguna Creek with a left-footed shot from outside the box.

Later, Matt Cheung crossed in a goal and Luis Coronado put a header past the keeper to make it 3-0 Devils. Just before halftime, captain Sebastian Gonzales — who had numerous assists — joined the onslaught by curving in a corner kick that no one touched.

After the break, standout defender Buddhika Rasnari scored his first goal of the season with an unstoppable penalty kick, then Ben Tang, Cheung and Chris Marelich tallied on long runs to round out the scoring.

In the 7-0 shellacking of Monterey Trail, Davis’ Bobby Scott got the scoring started when he banged in a corner kick. Ricky Gonzales, Jay Kraft, Cheung, Coronado and Cuvelier also found the net for the locals.

Matt Rowen, Dan Shuman and Ryan Strong bolstered the Blue Devil defense while Ethan Hessl and Sammy Walker each had several assists.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

UC to create $250 million venture capital fund

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

 
School district may redevelop downtown site

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1

Grant means new push for moving tracks out of town

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Some say council needs to reconsider MRAP

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1

Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
DUI suspected in crash

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Master Gardeners share their wisdom at free workshops

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Scots vote to stay in UK

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
France strikes Islamic State group’s depot in Iraq

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Project Linus seeks donations

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Rabid bat found at Holmes Junior High

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Students invited to apply for Blue & White grants

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Telling tales, on ‘Davisville’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Halloween costume sale benefits preschool

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Volunteers sought to make veggie bags

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Woodland Healthcare offering flu shots

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Storyteller will draw on music, dance

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Putah Creek Bike Path to close temporarily

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Little Free Libraries open at Montgomery

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A3

 
Nonprofits can get DCN’s help

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Register to vote by Oct. 20

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Free workout class set at library

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

Explorit: Lots of ways to be a volunteer

By Lisa Justice | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Sierra Club remembers longtime walker

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
DHS Classes of 1954 and 1955 will hold 60th reunion

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Davis maps available at Chamber office

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Need a new best friend?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

Reception benefits endangered gorillas

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Downtown history tour planned in October

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

Davis hosts its own climate change rally

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

 
Sutter Farmers Market offers local goods

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8 | Gallery

Wolk applauds approval of stronger rules for olive oil

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

 
Qigong classes available for heart health

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

.

Forum

Sick of being the bad guy

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Save the ‘pine cone place’

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Affirm our community values

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Project has safety risks

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Learn more about Paso Fino

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Educate homeless with dogs

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6, 1 Comment

Cheers and Jeers: Not the end of the rainbow

By Our View | From Page: A6

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

Return to previous plan

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

No rest for the weary: Aggie TE Martindale busy on and off the field

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Devils hope the light bulb turns on at Edison

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

River Cats and Giants sign two-year deal

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Blue Devil volleyballers hold off Herd

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Aggies’ new energy could be scary for Big West

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

 
Mustangs are no match for DHS boys in water polo

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

Take Zona and Bama this week

By Bob Dunning | From Page: B2

 
A’s slide continues as Rangers sweep

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

.

Features

Name Droppers: Awards keep coming for UC Davis retiree

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
.

Business

Redesigned 2015 Escalade remains breed all its own

By Ann M. Job | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
.

Obituaries

.

Comics

Comics: Friday, September 19, 2014

By Creator | From Page: A10

 
.

Real Estate Review

Featured Listing

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER1

Professional Services Directory

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER2

Taylor Morrison

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER3

Malek Baroody

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER4

Norcal Land

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER5

Robin Garland

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER6

Dana Hawkins

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER7

Karen Waggoner

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER7

Lynne Wegner

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER8

Martha Bernauer

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER8

Joe Kaplan

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER8

Remax

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER9

Melrina A Maggiora

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER10

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER11

Julie Leonard

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER11

Coldwell Banker

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER12

Kim Eichorn

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER14

Lyon Real Estate

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER15

Jamie Madison & Associates

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER16

Marcelo Campos

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER16

Julie Partain

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER16

Kim Merrel Lamb

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER17

Bob Bockwinkel

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER17

Juan Ramirez

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER17

Chris Snow

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER18

James Hanna

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER18

Raul Zamora

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER19

Susan von Geldern

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER19

Travis Credit Union

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER20

Jamie Madison

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER21

Karen Waggoner

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER21

Tracy Harris

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER22

Lisa Haass

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER22

First Street Real Estate

By Zack Snow | From Page: RER24