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Dragon boys, girls sweep Newman

On their way to first- and second-place finishes in the girls’ 1,600-meter race – held along with junior varsity boys and girls’ races – for Sonoma are freshman Grace Cutting (right) and sophomore Madeline Libbey (middle), respectively. Libbey later won the girls’ 3,200 event during the Lady Dragons’ nonleague dual-meet victory over Cardinal Newman Wednesday at Schantz Track. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

On their way to first- and second-place finishes in the girls’ 1,600-meter race – held along with junior varsity boys and girls’ races – for Sonoma are freshman Grace Cutting (right) and sophomore Madeline Libbey (middle), respectively. Libbey later won the girls’ 3,200 event during the Lady Dragons’ nonleague dual-meet victory over Cardinal Newman Wednesday at Schantz Track. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

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Returning to action after their spring break, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity boys and girls’ track and field teams hosted Cardinal Newman at Schantz Track on Wednesday and, sparked by a talented group of younger athletes, ended up sweeping the nonleague dual meets.

The Dragon boys, led by two-event winner senior Owen Ljung, beat visiting Newman 69-59, while the Sonoma girls, paced by two-event winner freshman Kiara Miles, defeated the Cardinals 81-34.

Leading the Lady Dragons were Miles’ 100- and 200-meter first-place finishes in 12.8 and 27.1 seconds, respectively; the victorious 400 relay team of Miles, seniors Ellen Angeloni and Brittany Daly, and sophomore Isabel Garon in 54.10; the triumphant 1,600 relay team of senior Devin Bacon, sophomore Emma Stanfield and frosh Grace Cutting and Hannah Ford-Monroe in 4 minutes, 54.3 seconds; Bacon’s 400 first in 1:08.4; Garon’s pole-vault first at 10-6;Stanfield’s 800 first in 2:40.0 and high-jump second at 4 feet, 6 inches; Cutting’s 1,600 first in 5:56.1 and 800 second in 2:43.7; sophomore Madeline Libbey’s 3,200 first in 13:41.9 and 1,600 second in 6:14.6; and junior Christen Silkey’s long-jump first at 11-7 and discus third at 59-5.

Sonoma’s girls were also led by Daly’s 100 and 200 seconds in 13.6 and 28.3, respectively; sophomore Renee O’Donnell’s 100 hurdles and shot-put seconds in 20.9 and 24-10-1/2, respectively; sophomore Alexandra Dobson’s long-jump second at 10-6; junior Lilly Centrangolo’s discus second at 74-9 and shot-put third at 23-2; sophomore Lilyanna Carranza’s 400 second in 1:45.8; and Ford-Monroe’s 400 third in 1:48.8.

The Dragon boys were led by Ljung’s 800 and 1,600 first places in 2:04.4 and 4:40.2, respectively; the winning 1,600 relay team of Ljung, seniors Max Floerke and Keegan Ginter, and sophomore Edwin Reyes in 3:43.7; Floerke’s triple-jump first at 35-5 and long-jump second at 16-7; Ginter’s 3,200 first in 10:32.7 and 1,600 second in 4:40.5; Reyes’ 400 first in 51.9 and 200 second in 23.6; senior Ed Pomeroy’s long-jump first at 16-11; and junior Ben Amarantes’ pole-vault first at 10-6 and 100- and 300-hurdle seconds in 19.7 and 54.4, respectively.

Sonoma’s boys were also led by senior Austin Bailey’s shot-put and discus second places at 37-11 and 119 feet, respectively; junior Ian Sloop’s pole-vault second at 9-6 and high- and long-jump thirds at 5-0 and 16-2, respectively; and senior Jose Rubio’s shot-put third at 34-4.