While Sonoma Valley High School’s cross-country boys and girls ran in the annual, and competitive, eight-school interlock Super Septo meet at the 3.08-mile Spring Lake in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, Sonoma's varsity water polo boys were swamped in their Redwood Empire League opener at Ukiah.
Pacing the Dragon runners in the Super Septo varsity boys race were senior Owen Ljung’s 10th-place finish in 16 minutes, 36 seconds – the sixth fastest time on the Spring Lake course for a Sonoma runner – senior Christian Martinez’s 37th place in 17:37; freshman Leonardo Macedonio’s 46th in 18:03; junior Return Bongiovanni’s 53rd in 18:29; senior Keegan Ginter’s 54th in 18:30; junior Ian Sloop’s 62nd in 19:33; and sophomore Trevor Martinelli’s 71st in 20:53.
The Lady Dragons were paced in the varsity girls race by sophomore Madeline Libbey’s standout eighth-place finish in 19:57 – personal-best time, finishing just behind last year’s SCL champion Molly Foster of Analy – frosh Maddie Cashel’s 39th in 23:05; and senior Itzel Macedonio’s 42nd in 23:14.49.
Sonoma was paced in the junior varsity boys’ race by sophomore Pablo Vazquez-Cruz’s 100th in 22:49; frosh Austin Phillips’ 109th in 23:14; and senior Baily Zeller’s 123rd in 24:47.
The Lady Dragons were paced in the jayvee girls’ race by frosh Maggie Luque’s 72nd in 29:22; frosh Emma Rochlin’s 81st in 30:48; and frosh Sofia Serbicki’s 82nd in 30:48.
The water polo Dragon boys, who played at nonleague Vintage today, dropped a 20-3 water polo decision to defending champion Ukiah, with Sonoma’s goals scored by juniors Kaden Cable and Alex Colford, and sophomore Jack Lewis.