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Latest in West Sacramento youth sports
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 —
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The latest youth sports news:
Stonegate Elementary is champion of the boys division in Washington Unified School District basketball.
Riverbank was the host site, with cheerleaders, banners, and dragon mascots from Westmore Oaks.
Southport squared off against Riverbank in the third place game and Southport was victorious, 44-33.
Southport raced off to a 21-12 lead and never looked back.
Nate Cornell and Kamron Johnston provided highlights for Southport and Shawn Shields had a great game for the hard-working River Otters.
The championship game featured the very tall Stonegate team, with an impenetrable 2-3 zone defense, against Westmore Oaks. In the end, the Stonegate height was too much and they won the championship 38-28.
Isiah Peraa, Eric Creer, Sahil Gil, Miguel Martinez Brisyn Saludares, Lorenzo Burks were all pointed out as having outstanding games and season for Stonegate.
Elijah Fields lead the Westmore Oaks charge!
Evidently, there are lots of terrific players on their way to River City High School next year.
Youth softball, Baseball, volleyball and swimming are now underway in town, It’s the busiest sports season of the year.
Plans are being made now for next season’s metro soccer program, for those interested. Alberto Terrico is the organizer to call 510-673-7871 to play metro – the ‘best of the best’ soccer!
Softball and soccer at River City are having historically successful seasons, as the wave of young players continues moving into high school. It’s great fun to watch them play and represent West Sac.
The Attack, the Hitterz, Hooligans, Pumas, Saints, Dolphins, Tigers, and Arsenal youth sports teams in West Sacramento all continue their march to high school success.
One of the great opportunities provided to youth sports teams here is access to UC Davis and Sac State sports. The university games have very family-oriented pricing and great quality of play in any sport. I happened to see what seemed like the entire West Sacramento softball family at the recent Sac State game vs Cal in women’s softball. Cal is number 5 in the country, and won the game 1-0 on a home run. Great seats, great facility, actually the highest attendance in Sac State softball history. Both Sac State and UC Davis have great programs and are perfect for teaching young athletes through example.
For the horse fans: West Sacramento Trail Riders Association is hosting their annual dinner, raffle fundraiser on May 11. You can call me for tickets at 371-1513.
Hey, the sun is out finally, and this is the time of year to go outdoors.
Until next time.
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Man & dog safe after Southport fire
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAR 27, 2013 —
Firefighters responded to a house fire in the Bridgeway Island neighborhood on the afternoon of March 19, finding a “fully involved” garage fire when they arrived.
A second alarm was called, drawing coverage from Sacramento and Davis, while firefighters on-scene went into the home to help a resident and his dog get out safely.
The house suffered major smoke damage, the garage took on major damage, and two cars were destroyed.
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‘Spring Carnival’ at the Rec Center
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —
Families are invited to the Spring Carnival at the West Sacramento Recreation Center (Southport, next to River City High School), from noon to 2 p.m. on Sat., March 23. Volunteers from the River City High School Interact Club will help kids with some face painting and some T-shirt tie-dying, among other activities. Cosponsored by the local Rotary chapters.
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