LOCAL GLANCE (Mar. 16): Baseball, softball, track and field
PREP BOYS BASEBALL
Sunnyside pounds Cibola
Cibola starting pitcher Tim Frost couldn't get out of the first inning, surrendering eight runs en route to a 13-0 loss against Tucson-Sunnyside Saturday.
“You have to take your hat off to Sunnyside, they really hit the ball well,” Cibola coach Duane Evans said. “We gave up most of our runs in the first inning and never recovered from that.”
Frost pitched 2/3 of an inning, Caeden Ethington threw 2 1/3 innings giving up two runs and Oscar Elizarraras pitched one inning and gave up three runs.
Kofa places third
The Kofa softball team won a pair of games on Saturday to finish third at the Bishop Gordon
tournament in Las Vegas.
The Kings beat Chaparral (Nev.) 16-0 and Foothills (Nev.) 4-3.
PREP TRACK AND FIELD
San Pasqual, Yuma Catholic participate in Bourgade meet
The Yuma Catholic boys track team placed first out of 12 teams while the girls placed third in Saturday's Bourgade invitational in Phoenix.
The boys stepped up in the throwing events including Jaime Casillas earning first in the discus with a throw of 122 feet and 2 inches. Iran Torres got second in the discus with a 116-11, a personal record.
Torres won the shot put with a 41-11 1/2 while his teammate John Barczynski got third place with a 38-4.
Treyshon Malone won both the 110 and 300-meter hurdles with times of 18 seconds and 47.03 seconds. Ben Deckey got third place in the same events with a 19.0 and a 48.5.
In the 1,600 relay the Shamrock boys placed third with the lineup of Casillas, Adam Gump, Becket Edwards and Gabe Nunez.
Malone also earned third place in the triple jump with a 36-2 1/2.
For San Pasqual, Adam Wong placed third in the 3,200 and fourth in the 1,600.
On the girls side, Madison Brazeel won the 300 hurdles with a time of 51.85 and placed second in the 100 hurdles with a 19.27. Sydney Compton finished third in the 100 with a 13.68.
Yuma Catholic placed third in the 1,600 relay, 400 relay and the 3,200 relay. The 1,600 team consisted of Aysia Arias, Krysta Aitken, Brazeel and Compton and ran a time of 4:53.3. The 400 team included Yolanda Perez, Aitken, Brazeel and Compton and ran a time of 54.64. The 3,200 team included Alana Meraz, Chelsey Mendenhall, Louise Scholle and Adrianna Solorzano and ran a time of 11:39.
Mendenhall placed second in the high jump, clearing the bar at 3-10, and despite being new to the event almost cleared the four-foot mark but barely hit the bar with her heel.
Amanda Barczynski placed third in discus with an 85-1 while San Pasqual's Alicia Menta placed eighth with a 23-8.