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Scramble for relay swimmers earns members spots in Section Championships

Scramble for relay swimmers earns members spots in Section Championships

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Reporter
March 27 • 35 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the relay teams adding newly recruited swimmers, three racers and the women’s relay team qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships. Both men’s and women’s relay teams included new recruits so that the teams had enough swimmers for the relays at the meet on March 21 at Rio A...

Brother banter with Jake and Bryce Longoria over Sac Kings trading Demarcus Cousins

Brother banter with Jake and Bryce Longoria over Sac Kings trading Demarcus Cousins

Jake Longoria and Bryce Longoria
March 27 • 61 views
Filed under Opinion & Reviews, Showcase, Sports

Juniors Jake and Bryce Longoria love to play, watch and talk basketball, especially about the Sacramento Kings.  Jake: Bryce, how’ve the Kings been doing since we traded Demarcus? Bryce: We finally won a game after losing eight straight. So not bad. J: That’s terrible! B: Yeah, it’s called sarcasm. J...

Boys can’t convert hits to runs against Leroy Greene

Jake Longoria, Reporter
March 22 • 61 views
Filed under Sports

The Cavs are off to a rough start this season. After their loss to the Leroy Greene Lions on March 20, the boys are now 1-5. But their schedule has been anything but easy. They have faced off against Vacaville Christian School and Valley Christian Academy twice, both of which are undefeated in th...

Softball brought back to life after five years, but team struggles with mass inexperience

Softball brought back to life after five years, but team struggles with mass inexperience

Bryce Longoria, Reporter
March 22 • 78 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After four years in the grave, the girls’ softball team has been resurrected. With the change in the soccer season (girls’ soccer was moved from spring to winter), athletic director Matt Vargo thought there might be enough interest to start up the team again. “We figured we’d give it a shot,...

Boys’ baseball taken down by Lions again, this time to a different pride

Jake Longoria, Reporter
March 19 • 56 views
Filed under Sports

Date: March 17 Score: 3-7 (Cavs’ loss) Stat leaders (per Game Changer): Sophomores Jack Christian and Nate Jakobs combined for three RBIs. Christian had a single and a double, and senior Aidan Cunningham and Jakobs each had a triple. Opponent: Leroy Greene Academy Lions (3-1) Fun fact:...

Athletes, coaches celebrate season successes at winter sports banquet

Athletes, coaches celebrate season successes at winter sports banquet

March 18 • 132 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On March 15, the athletics department held the high-school winter sports banquet in the gym and the MP room and distributed awards to several players.   Girls' Basketball Most Valuable Player - Junior Yasmin Gupta Second team - Sophomore Heidi Johnson ...

Softball suffers loss against Valley Christian; coach celebrates team’s sportsmanship, dedication

Bryce Longoria, Reporter
March 18 • 52 views
Filed under Sports

Date: March 16 Opponent: Valley Christian Final score: 2-12 (Cavs’ loss) Important fact: Junior Lea Gorny pitched without having any prior experience or practice. Inside info from senior Alexa Mathisen: We played much better (than our previous games). We just need to keep working on get...

Experience allows tennis team to win two doubles, two singles tournaments against Golden Sierra

Anna Frankel, Reporter
March 18 • 57 views
Filed under Sports

With a large turnout and impressive scores, the Cavs dominated Golden Sierra High School on March 16. They competed in and won two doubles tournaments and two singles tournaments. The doubles teams of sophomores Allison Zhang and Chardonnay Needler (10-2) and seniors Christian Van Vleck and Emil Eric...

Firm, narrow fairways don’t prevent golf team from taking victory at Peach Tree

Firm, narrow fairways don’t prevent golf team from taking victory at Peach Tree

Bri Davies, Reporter
March 18 • 168 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cavaliers clinched a six-stroke victory in league March 13 at Peach Tree Golf and Country Club. Junior Miles Edwards and sophomore Harrison Moon birdied the last hole, solidifying the Cavs’ victory. Edwards said he did a “Tiger Woods fist pump” after sinking the ball. Edwa...

Junior Nico Burns easily vanquishes Bradshaw Christian opponent

Junior Nico Burns easily vanquishes Bradshaw Christian opponent

Anna Frankel, Reporter
March 16 • 122 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Date: March 14 Opponent: Bradshaw Christian School Scores: Sophomore Michaela Chen lost (1-6, 0-6), sophomore Chardonnay Needler lost (3-6, 1-6), junior Nico Burns won (6-0, 6-0). Coach Jamie Nelson’s comment: “Michaela did well, and her serves have improved.” Inside info from Burns: “I thin...

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