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Here’s a look at how some athletes with local ties fared recently at the collegiate and professional levels:


Chad Bartlomé (Nevada Union, ’01); Portland Timbers of the United Soccer League – Bartlomé, a forward, came in as a sub during the 63rd minute of the Timbers’ 3-2 loss to Miami and started in a 3-1 loss to Puerto Rico.


Anthony Welz (Bear River, ’05); Butte Community College – Welz, a freshman, was named May 8 the Golden Valley Conference Relief Pitcher of the Year in addition to making the all-Golden Valley Conference team.

He gave up three earned runs in three innings in a 13-8 loss to Chabot in Butte’s final game. Butte lost both playoff games to Chabot and finished the season with a 28-16 overall record. Welz finished the year with a 5-1 record and 10 saves.

Chris Brown (Nevada Union, ’03); Solano Community College – Brown, a catcher, was named honorable mention all-Bay Valley Conference. Solano finished the season 27-17 and second to Marin in the BVC. The 27 wins are a new single-season school record.

Gary Daley (Nevada Union, ’03); Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo – The junior right-handed pitcher notched his sixth win on the mound in an 8-5 victory against the University of California, Davis. He gave up three runs on six hits with one strikeout in six innings of work.

Justin Deme (Nevada Union, ’03); California State, Sacramento – Deme pitched 22Ú3 innings of middle relief for the Hornets in an 8-7 loss to the University of the Pacific. He gave up three runs on five hits and did not earn a decision in the outing.

Josh Roenicke (Nevada Union, ’01); University of California, Los Angeles – The senior outfielder notched a hit in all four of his games this week, beginning with a 2-for-3 performance a the plate with one RBI in 4-3 loss to the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was 1-for-4 with one run and an RBI in 8-6 loss to the University in Southern California. But the Bruins bounced back to beat the Trojans in the next two games with Roenicke going 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI in an 8-3 win and 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in a 12-1 win.


Jessica Lorson (Nevada Union, ’03); University of California, Davis – Lorson was third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1 minute, 2.77 seconds at the Division I Independent Championships.

Tom Hummel (Nevada Union, ’02); Cal-Poly, Pomona – The senior distance runner took ninth place in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:59.21, a personal best, in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Track and Field Championships last weekend at the University of San Diego. He also ran a personal best 1:59.22 in the 800-meter run.

James Litchfield (Bear River, ’03); Idaho State – Litchfield cleared 15-feet, 1-inch to finish third in the pole vault at the Big Sky Championships in Cheney, Wash.

Chad McCammon (Nevada Union, ’05); Sacramento City College – the freshman pole vaulter was ninth May 6 at the NorCal Trials in San Mateo after clearing 13-3.

Matt Tyrrell (Bear River, ’01) Idaho State – The senior distance runner earned all-conference honors after finishing second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:24.62.


Christina Guerland (Bear River, ’03); Yale – The junior second baseman was named Friday honorable mention all-Ivy League for the second consecutive year. In 14 league games, Guerland hit .333 and scored a team-high 10 runs. She was also voted team captain for next season by her teammates.


Keith Marin (Bear River, ’03); Menlo College (Atherton) – Marin, who will be a junior tight end this fall, was recently named a captain for Menlo College next season.


Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Stacy Hicklin via e-mail at or by phone at 477-4244.

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