Lady Dragons win in nonleague volleyball, upended in SCL golf
Cross-country alum meet tomorrow at Maxwell, netters host
On the heels of being edged in their nonconference opener of the season last Tuesday in San Francisco, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity volleyball girls bounced back with a commanding effort in Napa on Thursday.
Shaking off their hard-fought five-set loss to a strong University team, the visiting Lady Dragons rebounded with a sweeping 25-20, 25-12, 25-22 nonleague victory over Justin-Siena.
The 2012 Sonoma girls’ varsity volleyball team – the co-defending Sonoma County League champions directed by head coach Mindy Neves and assistant coaches Brittany Anderson and Michele Foster – consists of seniors Allyson Beckwith and Alexis Long-Am; juniors Kaitlyn Boldt, Gianna Monterosso, Amber Rose and Janeth Silva; and sophomores MacKenzie Albrecht, Anastasia Claros, Hannah Herrick, Kayten Mak, Ciara Smith and Delaney Swanson.
The Lady Dragons host nonleague Terra Linda tonight in Pfeiffer Gym – the freshmen start at 4, the junior varsity begins at 5, and the varsity plays at 6:30 p.m.
After a well-fought victory in their Sonoma County League opener, Sonoma’s golfing girls came up short to a strong SCL rival last Thursday at the Sonoma Golf Club.
The Lady Dragons, who opened the league season last Tuesday with a 323-333 victory over El Molino at the SGC course, dropped a 272-325 decision to visiting Analy.
Pacing Sonoma was senior Jordann Dagner, who had a nine-hole-round score of 59, followed by senior Allison Cogbill’s 60, junior Jacquie Peterson’s 65, freshman Paige Knef’s 70, and junior Erica Larson’s 71.
Sonoma’s cross country boys’ and girls’ teams will hold their annual Cross Country Alumni Meet tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. on the Maxwell Farms Regional Park course.
All former cross country Dragons or Sonoma athletes, as well as any runner wanting to participate, is welcome and encouraged to arrive for check-in at 5:15 p.m.
Sonoma’s tennis girls will open their SCL season by hosting Piner this Thursday, Sept. 6, at 3:30 p.m. on the high school courts, while the Dragons’ water polo boys’ and girls’ teams begin their season facing Redwood Empire League rival Cardinal Newman in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, Sept. 19.