Thursday, April 24, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Sports briefs: DHS girls wrestle well at Lady Eagle Invite

By
From page B8 | February 04, 2014 | Leave Comment

While the Davis High varsity boys enjoyed a rare weekend off, the Blue Devil girls traveled to Del Oro to participate in the Lady Eagle Invite on Saturday.

With sophomore Sasha Bohatch-Garcia out because of injury, junior Lisa Ghiglieri (116 pounds) and sophomore Sienna Martinez (131) were the lone female wrestlers to represent DHS.

And they represented well as Martinez finished 2-3, losing one match by a single point, while Ghiglieri finished 1-2.

“When you work on something the entire week and you’re able to go out there and use it in a match, we’re pretty happy about that,” Devil coach Ty Brown said of Ghiglieri’s improved pinning skills. “It was great to see her get out there in competition and put it to use and have some success with it.”

On Wednesday, the rest of the Davis squad (2-2 Delta Valley Conference) closes out league play at Elk Grove (4-0, DVC).

“(Elk Grove) beat Franklin last week,” Brown said. “They’re looking to wrap up the league championship this week. We’re trying to stop that. It’s going to be a great opportunity and challenge and we’re up for it.”

One thing that could help the locals pull that off is the return to health of Adrian LoBuono-Gonzalez, Marvin Grant and Bailey Murray, who are all projected to wrestle after missing last week’s loss at Monterey Trail.

“The flu thing has just been bad,” Brown said of the ailment that kept out Grant and Murray. “It’s been bad for everyone. Every coach I’ve talked to has had guys missing time due to the flu. Our biggest thing this week is making sure we keep every guy healthy and get our guys ready to rock and roll Wednesday.”

The DHS boys are off again this weekend, but the Blue Devil girls will head to the Sac-Joaquin Northern Regional tournament. If any of the girls finish in the top four of their weight class, they will move on to the Girls’ State Tournament in Leedmore.

DHS cross country

Following what was arguably the best season in program history, Blue Devil harriers were prominently featured on the Sac-Joaquin Section All-Star teams, which were announced this week.

DHS sophomore Fiona O’Keeffe, the Division I state champion with her 16:58 at the CIF finals after defending her individual section title, was a no-brainer for Girls Runner of the Year.

O’Keeffe was joined on the first team by freshman Sofia Castiglioni, whose third-place finish in the SJS championships and 15th-place mark at the state meet also was good enough for a berth on the All-Freshman squad.

Devil juniors Giulia McIsaac (seventh at the section meet) and Maggie McManis (10th at sections), earned spots on the second and third teams, respectively, and Davis’ Abigail Fisk took an All-Freshman nod.

For the Blue Devil boys, junior Brian Song’s third-place finish at the SJS title meet and 20th-place time at the CIF finals, put him on the first team, where he was joined by senior Jasper Laca (fourth at sections).

DHS field hockey

Five Blue Devil seniors — Elizabeth Leshuk, Tara Mullen, Sara Pinto, Kelly Ragsdale and Natalie Silver — were honored recently when the NFHCA High School National Academic Squad was announced.

Players were recognized if they achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year.

New in 2013, the National Academic Squad program honored players who had at least a 3.9 GPA as Scholars of Distinction, an accolade earned by DHS’ Silver.

Enterprise staff

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Davis Enterprise does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

News

Food insecurity remains an issue for many county residents

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

 
4-H members prepare for Spring Show

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

 
 
Youth sports in focus on radio program

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Concert benefits South Korea exchange

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Rummage sale will benefit preschool

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Conference puts focus on Arab studies

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Central Park Gardens to host Volunteer Orientation Day

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
Volkssporting Club plans North Davis walks

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Davis honors ‘green’ citizens

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Hotel/conference center info meeting set

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Water rate assistance bill advances

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Program explores STEM careers for girls

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Embroiderers plan a hands-on project

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Cycle de Mayo benefits Center for Families

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A8

Author to read ‘The Cat Who Chose to Dream’

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A12

 
.

Forum

Here’s a plan to save big on employee costs

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

Three more administrators?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
High-five to Union Bank

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Ortiz is the right choice for Yolo

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Broken sprinklers waste water

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Davis is fair, thoughtful

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Neustadt has experience for the job

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

The high cost of employment

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

DHS boys shuffle the deck to beat Cards

By Thomas Oide | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Another DVC blowout for DHS girls soccer

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

DHS tracksters sweep another DVC meet

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Young reinvents his game to help Aggies improve on the diamond

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

DHS/Franklin II is a close loss for Devil softballers

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
UCD roundup: Aggies lose a softball game at Pacific

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3

 
Baseball roundup: Giants slam Rockies in the 11th

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Jahn jumps to Sacramento Republic FC

By Evan Ream | From Page: B8

 
.

Features

.

Arts

 
Bach Soloists wrap up season on April 28

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A11

 
Winters Plein Air Festival begins Friday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

Congressional art competition open to high school students

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
Emerson, Da Vinci to present ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

.

Comics

Comics: Thursday, April 24, 2014

By Creator | From Page: B6