Grizzly girls first, boys take second

By From page A7 | May 09, 2014

GARDEN VALLEY— Golden Sierra wrapped up regular season Sierra Delta League competition Wednesday with key performances as the team gears up for next week’s league championship.

The team titles were closely contested as the Lady Grizzlies swept past Highlands 140-137 while the varsity boys’ fell to Vacaville Christian 140-122. Forest Lake Christian grabbed the third place spot in each.

Once again, Becca Brown had another stellar day winning the 100, 200 and 400 meter races.
Pole vauler Alexis Babbes cleared 8-6 for her fourth straight win.

High jumper Maylene Coetzee finished second with a jump of 4-6.

Mia Belloumini took the 300 hurdle event while she, Katie Robertson, Babbes and Brown keyed the win in the 4×100 relay (53.89).

Robertson finished third in the long jump (13-10.5)

In varsity boys, Ryan Sewell circled the track 12 times en route to winning the 1600m and 3200m distances. Alex Soden finished second in the 110 high hurdles (17.19). Patrick Lewis won the pole vault (10-6, PR).

In the shot put, Carlos Gonzales was third with a toss of 40-10.

Other notable girl performances: Coetzee, second in the 300m hurdles (61.6); Babbes, third in the triple jump (28-01); Robertson second in the 100m (14.15) and 200m (29.7). Varsity boys:  Sewell, second in the 800m (2:19); David Blanton, second in the 1600 and 3200, third in the 800m (2:19); and Brandon Susic, third in the pole vault (8-06).

Next Wednesday SDL championship meet will be held at Rio Linda High School. The action begins at 3:30.

Rebecca Reddish

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