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Sonoma’s Harris Meglen, seen defeating an opponent in an earlier victory in Golton Hall, posted a pin-win during the defending champion Dragons’ SCL dual-match tie-breaking triumph in Petaluma last Thursday. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Dragon grapplers eke out win

With both teams fielding incomplete lineups and having to forfeit multiple bouts, the defending Sonoma County League champion Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers pulled out a 37-36 dual-match, tie-breaking SCL triumph last Thursday evening at longtime rival Petaluma. Evening their league dual-match record at 2-2 with the victory, the Dragons kept their SCL title… Continue Reading >>

Pro baseball Sonoma Stompers holding tryouts

Pro baseball is returning to the Valley with the newly formed Sonoma Stompers making Arnold Field their home for the 2014 Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs league, which is considered to be between Class A and Class AA of affiliated minor-league baseball. A non-affiliated six-team June-to-August league, the PAPBC includes Sonoma, the 2012 Pacific… Continue Reading >>

Dragon grapplers travel to Petaluma Thursday

Having dropped two of three Sonoma County League dual matches, the defending champion Sonoma Valley High School’s varsity wrestlers now face the challenge of winning their final three outings to enter the season-ending SCL championships with any chance of snaring a second straight title. The Dragons will have to earn two of those three wins… Continue Reading >>

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.