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Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2001 10:00 pm

Water polo

Varsity Boys

Rio Americano 16, Lodi 11

Dan Werner and Darrell Schulz each had three goals in the Flames' loss on Tuesday.

Kyle Jorgensen, Scott Lauchland, Ryan Hust and Nick Hale each had a goal and goalie Steve Swofford had six saves.

The Flames will compete in the Schmidt Tournament this weekend at Los Altos High School in San Jose.

Lodi opens against Campolinda on Friday.

Varsity Girls

Lodi 8, Rio Americano 4

Kim Stevens had four goals and goalie Meghan Christy recorded 15 saves to lead the Flames to victory on Tuesday.

Also scoring goals for Lodi was Erica Fachner, Heather Rempfer, Morgan Diehl and Staci Werner.

Freshman-Sophomore Boys

Rio Americano 7, Lodi 5

Ryan Hoff had two goals and Ryan Sani, Ross Vilinskas and Daniel Marmelejo each had one in the Flames' loss on Tuesday.

Goalie Mike Alberg had six saves.



Rio Americano 3, Lodi 0

J.J. Bowling had nine kills and five digs in the Flames' 15-4, 15-7, 15-1 loss on Tuesday.

Cori Kooyman had eight digs for Lodi, Kim Phelps added six and Sarah Butler was praised for her good play.

Also, last Thursday the Flames defeated Elk Grove 3-1. The News-Sentinel mistakenly had Elk Grove as the winner.

West 3, Tokay 0

Lindsay Lang had seven assists, six kills and three aces and Lauren Steely added seven assists in the Tigers' 15-12, 15-5, 15-5 loss on Tuesday night.



Bear Creek 238, Tokay 253

Elana Chavez and Leslie Jennings each shot a 56 as the Tigers fell to Bear Creek on Tuesday.

Maddie O'Neill recorded a 65 for the Tigers (3-1, 2-1) and Shiu Pei Luu had a 76.

Woodbridge Golf & CC

Group Championship

Lodi's Kathryn Moore recently won the title with a three-day total of 157.

Kay Vanderlans won the first flight, followed by Carol Ronsko and Evelyn Gannon.

Marlene Strapp was first in the second flight, followed by Liz Williams and Betty Bugee.

Winning the third flight was Lisa Lapenta, followed by Rosemarie Kellar and Maryly Darsie.



Elliot 4, Sacramento 1

Tommy Hyzdu had two goals and Ellen Clark and Carley Campion each had one in the Eagles' victory on Tuesday.

Goalie Casey Mitchell had 11 saves.



State Tournament

Lodi was eliminated after dropping its first two games this past weekend at Zupo Field.

Florin AC defeated the L.T. Beavers 22-1 in the title game.

Florin's Madale Johnson was the tournament most valuable player.

Lodi lost its opener 9-8 to the Beavers. Matt Dingess and Geo Haruta each had two hits for Lodi and Kenny Fukumoto homered.

Lodi fell to the Gardena Rebels 13-9 in the second game. Fukumoto had three hits and Miles Miyashiro, Russell Ryuno and Jason Callejo each had two hits.


Lodi High

Lodi High will not be selling tickets anymore at the Calaveras Street entrance on the east side of the Grape Bowl.

Instead, tickets will be sold at the two gates on Stockton Street, with the southwest gate for the home team.

Lodi Bobcats

Motherlode League

The Lodi Bobcats of the Motherlode League opened the season against the Union Mine Rattlers of El Dorado last Saturday.

The bantam Bobcats fell to the Rattlers 7-0. Chapin Fowler had an interception for the Bobcats and Matt Davis rushed for 90 yards.

The junior varsity Bobcats romped the Rattlers 20-0. Halfback Michael Robles returned two punts for touchdowns in the first quarter. Robert Hunter had an interception.

The varsity Bobcats also shut out the Rattlers in a 35-0 victory. In the first quarter, Salvador Gutierrez sprinted 23 yards for a touchdown. Chris Sabalbro rushed for two TDs in the second quarter, 32 and seven yards, respectively.

Anthony Leonardini returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown, as well as returning a punt 52 yards for a score at the end of the third quarter.

Delta League

Lodi Bobcats

In the varsity game, Lodi knocked off the Modesto Rams 31-6.

Justin Hall opened the scoring on a 55-yard run, with Richard Alvarez kicking the extra point.

Matt Fuson later scored on a 32-yard run, followed by a 31-yard scamper by Justin Hall. Hall added a 13-yard TD run, with Fuson running in the two-point conversion.

Brandon Renfro recorded a safety for the Bobcats and Clayton Barrows had two interceptions.

The Bobcats novice team lost 33-12, while the junior varsity won 13-2.


NSA Super World Series

The California Grapettes 18-and-under fast pitch softball team recently went 3-1 to win the World Series in Kansas City, Kan.

The Grapettes blanked Mid Shore Express of Maryland 5-0 in the opener.

Leah Anderson had two hits for the Grapettes.

Anderson had a hit and scored three runs as the Grapettes routed the Nor Cal Rage 9-0 in the second game. Cheryl Evans had a hit and scored five runs. She also pitched five innings, not allowing a hit and striking out nine.

The Grapettes (47-8) lost their only game, 1-0, to the Express in the third game.

In the title game, Lodi hammered the Express 9-1, getting two doubles and two RBIs from Evans.

Auto Racing

99 Speedway

Lodi's Robert Knittel, the co-point leader in the Grand American division, placed second in the dash event this past weekend at Stockton's 99 Speedway.

Mike Monez, also of Lodi, had the fastest time in the Pro Stock division, turning a lap of 15.041 seconds. Monez won the dash event.

In the Pure Stock division, Galt's John Medina finished first, followed by Galt's Ray Davis and Lodi's Michael Wendt.

Lodi's Bryan Clark won the semi-main event with Lodi's Aimee Sullivan taking third.

For more results, see Scoreboard on Page 14.

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