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Youth roundup: Diamonds gymnasts excel at Halloween Jamboree

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From page B2 | October 31, 2013 |

Davis Diamonds athletes Sonia Sutton, Marishke Pretorius, Katie Borowsky, Alexandra Lee, Haylee Aquino, Emma Rebhun, Anissa Morgan, April Seeger, Olivia Rebhun, Kyla Greenhut and Makena Leacox each won at least one gold medal at Saturday’s Halloween Jamboree gymnastics meet in Oroville.

With the strong individual performances, the local Level 2 and 3 squads won their events and the entire Level 4 and 5 teams have qualified for the state championships. In addition, 14 Davis Level 3s have earned spots in the November state meet.

At the annual Halloween Jamboree — a Junior Olympics event that features many of the top teams from Northern California and Nevada — Pretorius had her best performance at in the middle Level 5 division. She won floor (9.475), then took bronze medals on vault and balance beam to win the silver in the all-around with a personal-best 36.325.

Sutton scored better than 9.0 on three events, including a win on bars, while Ianthe Pretorius totaled a personal best by two points. In the oldest division, Colleen Peterson confirmed her prowess on beam, taking third (9.1).

In the younger Level 4 division, Aubrey Watts had her best meet, earning bronze medals for bars, beam and all-around, totaling a powerful 36.375. Borowsky competed in the middle division, putting on a show of athleticism and technique to earn a sensational 9.675, the highest individual score earned by a Davis Diamond in the 11 years of the team. She took third in the all-around.

Davis’ Reyna Shauman was second for vault and fifth all-around with a persona-best 36.025, while Vivian Lee battled illness to win a silver on bars. Carmin Fisk qualified for the state meet on bars and beam, finishing ninth all-around, and Nadia Mayer (14th all-around) showed promise in her first meet.

In the oldest division, Diamonds gymnasts Julia Miyamoto (seventh all-around) and Maeve Kelly (silver on bars) each qualified for states, where they will join Isabel Lavallee, who took fourth on bars.

The Davis Level 3 gymnasts dominated their session with Alexandra Lee, Aquino, Rebhun and Alannah Griesemer taking the top four places in the all-around, with Morgan in sixth. The group earned wins on vault (Morgan), bars (Rebhun) and beam (Lee), with Lee and Aquino tying for the floor victory.

Diamonds Lily Rigor, Sarah Bennetts and Fiona Adamczewski each qualified for the state meet, with Charlotte Stevens and Ava Guistino just missing.

In the older session, Kathleen Sheridan had three scores over 9.0, and took beam and all-around bronze, while Maren McGuire placed fifth all-round at 36.2. Chloe Nelson was 13th all-around.

In the youngest division, Bethany McElhern had her best meet, placing third on vault (9.225) and fifth all-around (35.85). Sophia Koehler grabbed the vault silver (9.25), placed 11th all-around, but qualified for states with a personal-best 34.65. Sofia Patriquin continued to improve, placing ninth on bars and 16th all-around.

In the younger Level 2 session, Seeger took either bronze or silver on every event to win the all-around, Olivia Rebhun won vault and Leacox took first on bars in her first competition. Ella Obegi was sixth all-around, while Kiera Taylor was second on vault and tied with teammate Ahma Masselink for eighth all-around.

In the older division, Greenhut won all-around gold (36.275), Jenna Sheppard was second on beam and Samantha Morante took silver on bars.

Hitaways softball

The Davis Hitaways, a 10U softball team, concluded its NorCal Girls Fastpitch winter season by taking second place in the Down & Dirty Tournament in Rocklin last weekend.

Davis dominated its bracket on Saturday as Madison Rutherford (eight strikeouts in three innings) and Maya Zingaro (two in one frame) combined to pitch a no-hitter to lead the locals past Natomas Holla, 8-0, in the opener. La’Siya Earnest and Zoe West paced the Hitaways on offense with one hit and two runs each, while Rutherford added two hits and two runs.

In the second game, Rutherford continued her hot pitching streak, striking out 11 in four innings of Davis’ 8-5 win over the Woodland Bombers. Veronica Roe (2-for-2) led the local offense and West stole four bases, knocked in two runs and scored two more.

It was a higher level of play on Sunday, but the Hitaways were up to the task, edging the Roseville Rockets, 6-5, behind hits from Amalia Myo-Flores and Allysa Waterson and good defense from Zora Nichols.

That set up a championship rematch with the Bombers, who managed to beat Davis twice and take the title.

The locals dropped the game, 9-4, despite a key double by Kayla Chin and Shelby Harry’s great defense behind the place.

DYSA’s spring season begins soon and interested athletes can visit www.davisyouthsoftball.org for more information.

Lightning soccer

The Davis Elite FC Lightning, a U11 boys soccer team, won gold at the Impact Soccer Club Boo Fest in convincing fashion, outscoring opponents 19-2 over an undefeated four-game stint. All 11 of the Lightning players registered either a goal or an assist.

Davis topped the Delta Strikers, 7-2, in the opener before the Piedmont Highlanders gave the Lightning their toughest match of the tournament. In that contest, the locals got two second-half goals from Connor Clark to secure a 3-0 win.

On Sunday, Davis used a hat trick from Cavan Schraner to beat Lamorinda Red, 5-0, setting up a championship contest against Lamorinda White. There, the relentless attack and lockdown Lightning defense led to an emphatic 4-0 win to ensure the crown.

Throughout the tournament, Jacob Perez, Nathan McAllister, Keenan Busse and keeper Neil Smith paced the local defense, with Busse adding two goals and three assists and McAllister posting one of each.

Other Lightning contributors included Ethan Schroeder (one goal, one assist), Jaiden Temple (one goals, two assists), Josh Faith (one of each), Keane Deas (one goal) and Carson Whitehead (one assist).

Youth tennis league

Future Stars 2000′s, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the growth of tennis in Northern California, is offering a Saturday Tennis League for children at the Woodland High School Tennis Courts.

The Saturday league play begins this week and runs through Dec. 14. Davis instructor Ann Pellow will manage the league.

The program is for children and youths ages 5 through 18, who will be separated by age and play on courts and with balls that are appropriate for their age group. Kids ages 5-8 will play from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., followed by ages 9-12 from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. and ages 13-18 from 10:15 a.m. to noon.

The cost is $60 for children ages 12 and under, and $120 for children 13 and over, but families who sign up a second sibling can receive a half-price discount for the sibling.

For more information, call Pellow at 530-665-0816 or visit www.annpellow.usptapro.com and click on “events” to find a flier.

Youth lacrosse night

In partnership with the UC Davis athletics department, the Davis Lacrosse Association is hosting a fun and free event at Aggie Stadium on Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Boys and girls through eighth grade are invited to come out and watch an Aggie lacrosse practice, which will be followed by an autograph and question-and-answer session with the UCD squad.

This is a great chance for young players to see what elite lacrosse looks like and the Aggie women are excited to be positive female athletic role models for the youngsters.

Interested boys and girls are asked to register at www.davislax.org.

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