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Senior Max Schimm, who was one of only two bout winners in Sonoma’s one-sided defeat to Analy Wednesday in Sebastopol, works his way to a victory during the defending champion Dragons’ SCL dual win over El Molino last week in Golton Hall. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Analy drubs depleted Dragon grapplers

Defending their Sonoma County League title, while dealing with an incomplete lineup and some illness, took a big hit Wednesday night in Sebastopol, where Sonoma Valley High School’s varsity wrestlers were soundly defeated 66-6 by a deep and fully loaded Analy team. After having to forfeit seven of the 14 weight-class matches, only two Dragons… Continue Reading >>

Senior Jesse Summers (left) and junior Cyle Gusse (right) scored 21 and 11 points each, respectively, in leading the Dragon boys to an SCL win over Elsie Allen last night in Pfeiffer Gym. Bill Hoban/ Index-Tribune

Sonoma boys victorious, girls upended, Albrecht injured

Hoping to bounce back from their first Sonoma County League loss after three SCL wins, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity basketball boys overcame a slow and tenative first half against an aggressive Elsie Allen team Tuesday night in Pfeiffer Gym with a hard-played second half that produced a 47-40 triumph. The SCL second-place Dragon… Continue Reading >>

Sonoma’s Sierra Lilly (right) makes a defensive play during the Lady Dragons’ recent SCL victory over El Molino in Pfeiffer Gym. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Sonoma levels Lady Lobos, 51-3

SCL 1st-place Lady Dragons host Healdsburg Wednesday, then back on road For the third straight Sonoma County League game, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity basketball girls faced an opponent from the bottom of the SCL standings and easily romped to an overwhelming victory.
After walloping Piner last Wednesday, the SCL-undefeated first-place Lady Dragons returned to Santa Rosa on Friday and, led by their rock-solid defense, basically wrapped up the game in the first quarter, with every player suited up contributing to their overwhelming 51-3 triumph over Elsie Allen.
Sonoma was led by junior Mackenzie Albrecht’s 10 points, eight rebounds and four steals; junior Delaney Swanson’s eight points, seven rebounds, two steals and two assists; junior Sierra Lilly’s eight points; senior Giana Monterosso’s seven points and two assists; junior Alexa Hall’s five points and three rebounds; junior Shelby Camilleri’s four points, seven rebounds and four steals; senior Megan Neely’s four points and six rebounds; junior Hanna Lemaire’s two points, two assists and two steals; junior Laryssa Baker’s two points; and junior Ciara Smith’s one point, nine rebounds and four blocks.
The Lady Dragons, who played Maria Carrillo in the nightcap of yesterday’s Sonoma-hosted Martin Luther King Jr. Day SCL versus North Bay League Challenge – results not available at presstime – will next host SCL foe Healdsurg at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Pfeiffer Gym.
Sonoma’s girl cagers will then travel to Sebastopol on Friday, Jan. 24, to battle longtime league rival Analy, which has also pulled an upset of defending champion Petaluma, which hosts the Lady Dragons in a rematch on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Sophomore Austin Beltran (right) wins his bout during the Dragons’ SCL dual victory last Wednesday night in Golton Hall. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Dragon grapplers hit SCL road

On the heels of last Wednesday’s Sonoma County League dual-match home win to go with a season-opening loss in Golton Hall, and competing in Saturday’s King of the Mat Tournament in Windsor – results not available at presstime – the Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers now hit the SCL road. The defending champion Dragons… Continue Reading >>

Hanna Center site of seventh annual Dragon Hall of Fame

For the third straight year, Hanna Boys Center, located at Arnold Drive and Aqua Caliente Road, will be the site for Sonoma Valley High School’s athletic hall of fame event. The seventh annual Dragon Hall of Fame banquet and ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 10,  and along with seven former standout athletes, the… Continue Reading >>

Patt’s Copy stands alone atop men’s Jack Benny standings

After the holiday season, the action recently resumed in the Sonoma Valley Men’s Recreational Basketball’s Jack Benny (39-and-over) Sunday Night League, and defending playoff champion Patt’s Copy World broke a three-way tie atop the 2013-14 league standings and now sits alone in first place with a 5-1 record. Dropping into a second-place tie with 4-2… Continue Reading >>

Dragon wrestlers host SCL foe El Mo Wednesday

Having to deal with the challenges of defending their Sonoma County League title with a rare small roster that can’t field a complete starting lineup and is forced to forfeit mutiple dual-match bouts, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers will try to rebound from a tough SCL-opening loss back on their home mat. The… Continue Reading >>