Dragon boy netters defeat Justin-Siena in preseason tilt
Baseball begins home Saturday, track’s G&W, alum meet
Sonoma assistant coach Mario Alioto talks to the varsity baseball boys during Friday’s practice session at Arnold Field, where the Dragons will host San Marin in their preseason opener this Saturday night, Feb. 23.
Getting their 2013 spring sports preseason off to an upbeat start, Sonoma Valley High School’s boys’ tennis team traveled to Napa on Friday and served up a one-sided 7-1 nonleague victory over Justin-Siena.
Leading the Dragons were former Sonoma County League singles champion senior Sean Hall’s 6-3, 7-5 triumph over Lokey at No. 1 singles; senior Stephen Montano’s 6-1, 6-0 victory over Putsch at No. 2 singles; senior Connor Griggs-Demmin’s 6-1, 6-0 defeat of Lounibos at No. 3 singles; senior Liam Casey’s 6-2, 7-5 win over Gurgui at No. 4 singles; sophomore Caleb Horowitz’s 6-2, 6-1 decision over Manassi at No. 5 singles; senior Griffin Hill’s 6-0, 6-0 shutout of Gauthier at No. 6 singles; sophomore Magnus Forsythe and freshman Sam Sondheim’s 6-1, 6-1 victory over Pannetier and Wignal at No. 1 doubles; and frosh Chris Angel’s and Rafael Hernandez’s 6-7, 4-6 edging by Maxon and Rossini at No. 2 doubles.
Sonoma’s boy netters, who are the defending champions after winning their first league title since 1989, will open the SCL season hosting longtime rival Petaluma at 3:30 p.m. next Tuesday, Feb. 26, on the high school courts.
The varsity baseball Dragons open their preseason by hosting longtime nonleague rival and perennial NCS Division-3 power, San Marin, at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 23, at Arnold Field.
Sonoma’s track and field teams will hold their annual season-opening intra-squad Green and White Relays and Alumni Meet starting at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Schantz Track.
Again, Sonoma alumni are invited to participate in the event, and anyone interested can contact Linda Patterson at 933-4010 or email email@example.com.