NU track team takes second at Reed-Sparks Invite |

NU track team takes second at Reed-Sparks Invite

Nevada Union’s Michael Davies broke the school triple jump record en route to winning first place in the Reed High-Sparks Invitational Saturday.

His jump of 45’5″3/4 inches was one of the highlights, as NU’s boys and girls track teams finished a combined second.

NU’s 4X200 relay team of Thor Juell, Brandan King, Andrew Meyers and Chris Sheridan took first with a time of 1:29.2.

The 4X400 relay team of Seve Conrad, Meyers, Ryder Heidelberger and Sheridan also won, with a time of 3:25.8.

Heidelberger took third in the 110-meter hurdles. Kjell Davila took sixth in the high jump with a leap of 6’1″.

The girls lone first place came with the 4X400 relay team of Sara Heidelberger, Tanya Noe, Lauren Zealear and Sarah Prout.

Prout took third in the 300 hurdles in 47.4, while Prout and Mae Valdes finished third and fourth respectively in the 100-meter hurdles.

FLC baseball sweeps doubleheader

Forest Lake Christian’s baseball team swept a doubleheader Saturday versus Champion Christian of Chico.

With Saturday’s 9-3 and 16-1 wins, the Falcons improve to 12-5 overall.

Matt Wagner improved to 4-0 by winning the first game. Wagner also had four hits and 5 RBIs on the day.

Michael Weiss (3-1) was the winning pitcher of the mercy rule-shortened second game.

Weiss helped his own cause by going 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs in the nightcap.

In the first game, Falcons Matt Lockhart and Aaron Christal each had two hits. Mark Boatman and Joe Martin added a hit and an RBI to the cause.

In the second game, Nick Whittington went 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs, while Matt Koch and Kaleb Christal each went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

The Falcons will next play at Wilton Christian Tuesday.

NU baseball edged out by Casa Roble

Casa Roble scored five runs in the sixth inning to rally to defeat visiting Nevada Union Saturday, 7-6.

It was the Miners’ second loss to Casa in three days. NU is now 8-8 overall, 4-5 in the Capital Athletic League.

Jason Snavely and Jason Gillard each had two hits and an RBI for the Miners, while Justin Deme had a 3-RBI double. Chris Brown and Gary Daley also had multi-hit games.

Neelakantan wins Daffodil Run

Neel Neelakantan turned in a time of 40 minutes, 23 seconds to take the 10K race championship at the Penn Valley Daffodil Run.

Michael Rodriguez took second with a 41:04. Andy Matteson finished fifth at 44:23.

Sara Freitas took third overall and was first among women with a time of 41:43. Lori Nelson (45:10) was second among women.

Laura Matteson turned in a 48.03 for third.

Nick Lynch won the 5K race with a time of 19:26. Larry Defeyer took second with a 19:42. Jim Sloan turned in a 19:58 for third.

Michell Falvey was the women’s champion with a time of 21:34. Gretchen Horstman (21:53) was the women’s runner up.

Additional Age Group Winners:

5K Male

12 & under Justin Howell; 13-18 Ty Zwick; 40-49 Jim Sloan; 50-59 Ken Hass; 60-69 Al Shook; 70 & over Frank Quinn.

5K Female

12 & under Lacey Howell; 13-18 Jessica McCormick; 40-49 Valerie Khachadourian; 50-59 Cindy Wadadorf; 60-69 Lynne Hurrell.

10K Male

19-29 Chris Slater; 30-39 Merrill Grant; 50-59 Chris Stecko; 60-69 Gene Gilligan.

10K Female

13-18 Caitlin Schultheiss; 19-29 Renata McIntosh; 50-59 Sandra Hanson; 60-69 Mary McLean.

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