Thursday, April 08, 1999
Cimarron hands Durango first defeat
A long game came to a quick end Wednesday.
Cimarron-Memorial's David Seccombe hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the
10th inning to give the host Spartans a 6-4 victory over Durango.
The game began March 23, but was suspended after nearly three hours because of
darkness with the score tied 4-4. Wednesday's 10th inning took 15 minutes.
With one out in the bottom of the 10th, Mike Luczynski reached on an error, and
Seccombe hit a towering homer to left.
The loss was the first for Durango (17-1, 5-1 Sunset Division).
-- VOLLEYBALL --
Durango survived an early scare to preserve its undefeated
record with a 9-15, 15-6, 15-0 victory over Cimarron-Memorial at Durango.
The Spartans, who got six kills and two blocks from Mike Sagapolu, came out
with strong defense to surprise Durango with a first-game victory, but Durango
cruised from there.
David Doxey led the Trailblazers (8-0, 4-0 Sunset Division) with 18 assists,
and teammates Graham Vilkin and Sean Doney each recorded five kills.
At Cheyenne, Jimmy Avance had 12 kills to lead the Desert Shields past Mojave,
9-15, 15-6, 15-3.
Gerod Taggart recorded 10 blocks for Cheyenne.
At Basic, Shaun Borges had 25 assists to lead Valley to a 14-16, 15-8, 16-14
victory over the Wolves.
Nick Valdez had 11 kills and Matt Haggerty eight blocks for the Vikings.
At Bonanza, Brock Mitchell had 12 kills and five blocks to lead Western over
the Bengals, 9-15, 15-8, 15-8.
At Vo-Tech, Scott Manning had 29 assists to lead Chaparral to a 15-5, 15-13
victory over the Roadrunners.
At Palo Verde, Kenny Rolfe led the Panthers with nine kills and five blocks
in a 15-12, 15-6 victory over Bishop Gorman.
Parker Smith had 24 assists for Palo Verde.
At Eldorado, Ryan Turk had 10 service points to lead Silverado to a 15-10,
15-10 victory over the Sundevils.
Jason Thomas had eight kills for the Skyhawks.
At Rancho, Green Valley beat the Rams, 15-6, 15-10.
-- SWIMMING --
Boulder City's boys team won every event to record an 84-44
victory over visiting Mojave.
The Eagles' Adam Magnuson won diving with 105 points and the 200-yard freestyle
in 2 minutes, 35.53 seconds.
Boulder City's Shave Hvinden also won two events, finishing first in the
100 freestyle (1:00.43) and the 100 backstroke (1:14.21). Teammate Justin
Kramer took the 50 freestyle (27.9) and the 100 breaststroke (1:17.69).
In the girls meet, Boulder City won all but two events to defeat Mojave,
At Basic, Dustin Williams, Sean Parkes and Kevan Moezzi each won two events
to lead Cimarron-Memorial's boys team past the Wolves, 163-98.
Williams won the 200 freestyle (1:57.16) and the 100 backstroke (1:01.97),
Parkes won the 200 individual medley (2:18.97) and the 100 butterfly (1:04.06),
and Moezzi won the 50 freestyle (23.82) and the 100 freestyle (52.79).
In the girls meet, Karen George (200 individual medley and 100 backstroke)
and Jackie Hurley (200 freestyle and 500 freestyle) each won two events for
Cimarron, but the Spartans fell to Basic, 160-145.
At Basic, Bonanza's girls won all but one event, beating Eldorado, 181-94.
Liana Publow won the 200 freestyle (2:05.06) and the 100 backstroke (1:04.71),
Melissa Sewell won the 200 individual medley (3:14.13) and the 100 butterfly
(1:36.31), and Nicole Millson won the 50 freestyle (27.33) and the 100 freestyle
In the boys meet, Eldorado won all but three events but lost to the Bengals,
-- TRACK --
David Lewis won three events as host Eldorado scored
72 points to defeat Bishop Gorman (70), Moapa Valley (69) and Faith
Lewis won the 100-meter dash (11.5 seconds), the long jump (20 feet,
3 inches) and the triple jump (41-11) to lead Eldorado, and teammate
Carl Lowe won the 1,600 (4:49.2) and the 3,200 (11:00.2).
In the girls meet, Kim Ortega won the 100 (13.6), long jump (15-3)
and triple jump (35-1) as Moapa Valley (73 1/2) defeated Eldorado
(55 1/2), Bishop Gorman (48) and Faith Lutheran (40).
The Pirates' Jeri Lynn Swanson got victories in the 800 (2:38.2)
and the 100 hurdles (18.64).
At Palo Verde, three boys won two events each to lead the host Panthers
(113) over Rancho (56) and Valley (18).
Ronnie Pidgeon won the 100 (10.9) and the 200 (23.4), Cody Caston
took the 800 (2:10) and the 1,600 (4:53), and Cynric Moore picked
up victories in the shot put (42-3) and the discus (142-3).
In the girls meet, the Panthers (94) beat Rancho (54) and Valley
Janee Roberts won the 1,600 (6:03) and the 3,200 (12:59), and Kristen
Sagers won the high jump (4-0) and the 800 (2:42).
At Green Valley, Durango (112) scored victories over Green Valley
(59) and Spring Mountain (13). Arren Dodson led the Trailblazers
with wins in the 100 (11.2) and 200 (22.0). Durango's Willie Battle
had victories in the long jump (21-9) and triple jump (40-0), and
teammate Ransom Minyard won the 110 hurdles (15.4) and the 300 hurdles
In the girls meet, Durango won nine events to defeat Green Valley,
77 1/2-68 1/2.
At Bonanza, Jessica Rafferty won the 100 hurdles, the high jump and
the 300 hurdles to lead Cheyenne's girls team (82) over Bonanza (80)
and Clark (24).
In the boys meet, Bonanza (115) beat Cheyenne (99), Clark (50) and
Shiloh Christian (2).
-- GOLF --
Kyle Sabbe shot a 2-over-par 38 to lead Palo Verde
over Western 206-212 at Las Vegas Golf Club.
At Highland Falls, Tim Reilly and Mark Leseberg both had 4-over 40s
to lead Bishop Gorman over Cheyenne, 208-226.
Cheyenne's Keith Morrison took the medal with a 38.
At Legacy, Brian Shiffman fired a 1-under 35 as Green Valley beat
At Rhodes Ranch, Brent Carlson fired a 1-under 36 to lead Durango
to an 189-252 victory over Mojave.
Mitch Carlson and Randy Creighton had 37s to help the Trailblazers
-- SOFTBALL --
Jodee Italiano pitched a one-hit shutout to lead
Clark to a 15-0 victory over host Western.
Italiano also doubled, and Rebecca Hogan had a home run.
At Mojave, the Rattlers scored 12 runs in the first three innings
and cruised to a five-inning victory, 16-2 over The Meadows.
At Cimarron-Memorial, it took eight innings both times, but Dana
Hills (Calif.) swept a doubleheader from the Spartans, 3-1 and 4-3.
The first game was dominated by the pitchers, as both starters went
the distance and combined for 30 strikeouts in the Dolphins' 3-1
Cimarron starter Jaime Hughes struck out 14 batters and gave up only
one run until a two-run eighth.
Becca Perkins tripled and scored the only Spartan run in the fifth
In the second game, four errors Cimarron errors helped lead to the