San Domenico’s Devin Price and Hayley Ballard both placed third as the Panthers boys and girls teams turned in strong team effort in the first Bay Counties League West meet of the cross country season Wednesday at San Geronimo Golf Course.
In the girls race, Ballard placed third (21:02.6) behind Bay School runners Elsa Krummel and Lucy Peterson. San Domenico’s Quinn Joyce came in seventh (22:07.9), while teammates Veronica Elias (24:01.0) and Maple Silverstien (24:47.9) placed 17th and 18th, respectively. Freshmen Katherine Rodgers (28:22.4) and Elena Rodini (29:20.9) rounded out the scoring for San Domenico.
Marin Academy junior Mia Taube (23:07.9) paced the Wildcats with an 11th-place finish. Sadie Goodenough (23:10.1), Izzy Bergholt (23:43.6) and Raya Leikin (23:50.2) finished 13th, 14th and 15th, respectively. Kelsey Brakebill (29:05.4), Selma Gridley (29:06.9), Mona Moshashaee (30:14.0) and Genesis Moo Gramajo (30:33.4) finished the scoring for the Marin Academy girls.
In the boys race, Price finished in 17:33.0, less than a minute behind the top two finishers, Malcolm Oakes and Gavin Zeitz, both from Convent & Stuart Hall.
The Panthers were bolstered by a seventh-place finish from Joaquin Foster (18:43.0). Brody Orlick (20:34.3), Jonnathan Rodas (20:44.6), Billy Hoagland (21:33.4) and Dialo Garcia (21:35.8) also finished in the top 50 for San Domenico.
Sophomore Clark Pillsbury led the contingent for Marin Academy with a time of 19:00.6 for ninth place. The Wildcats saw five of its runners finish in the top 25 overall, with 13th-place finisher Finneas Degooyer (19:33.9), 14th-place finisher Matisse Buckley (19:36.1), 23rd-place Tristan Lu (20:43.1) and 25th-place Josh Levitan (21:51.0)
Marin Academy outlasted Bay School, 199-228, at Peacock Gap on Thursday. Parker Rotherbart was low medalist for the Wildcats (3-1, 6-2) with a 6-over 42, followed by teammate Elsa Anderson’s 48. Izzy Clausen’52 led Bay School. Bay’s best score was Izzy Clausen’s 52.
Marin Catholic’s Cameron Stewart and Lexi Fergusson shot a 45 and 48, respectively, to lead the Wildcats past Archie Williams, 205-236, on Thursday. Kaiya Chiu led the Falcons with a 54.
- Ryan Magnusson’s even-par 36 led Archie Williams past San Marin, 194-221, on Wednesday at Indian Valley. Sammy Low shot a 45 to pace the Mustangs.
San Domenico lost a heartbreaker, 3-2, to International as two matches went to third-set tiebreakers on Wednesday. The Panthers got wins at No. 3 singles from Lily Reeser (6-1, 6-1) and the No. 2 doubles team of Mina Swaim and Nina Polyakova (6-0, 6-2).
The Panthers pushed hard, but came up short in a couple of matches. San Domenico’s Scarlett Wilson lost 6-2, 4-6, (10-4) at No. 2 singles The Panthers’ No. 1 doubles team of Eva Laborde-Turner and Mariah Nyberg lost 5-7, 6-3 (11-9).
- Branson swept singles play en route to a 6-1 victory over Marin Catholic at the College of Marin campus on Wednesday. The Bulls’ Katie Warren rebounded from a second-set loss to defeat the Wildcats’ Payton Greco, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0, at No. 3 singles, one of two matches that went to a third-set tiebreaker. Branson also got singles wins from Mirabel Arlander, Audrey Gilmore and Isa D’Amario-McShane. Marin Catholic’s No. 2 doubles team of Georgia Compagna and Heidi Koch gave the Wildcats their only win of the day in a third-set tiebreaker.
- Redwood’s Leila Fraschetti and Sienna Rouas turned in quick efforts with a pair of 6-0, 6-0 singles wins as the Giants swept visiting San Marin, 7-0, on Wednesday. Redwood also got singles wins from Jordan Marotto and Lindsay Reed.
Sammy Haan was a force with five goals and two assists during Redwood’s 9-0 victory over Berkeley on Thursday. Eleanor Titcombe scored a goal and assisted on another, while Eliza Back, Justine Fisch and Bella Wagner also scored for the Giants. Julia Morrow added two assists and Chandi Sexton came up with one assist.
Redwood’s JV squad was equally strong in an 11-0 victory over Berkeley.
• Junior Sadie Schrauth led the Hawks with four goals Wednesday as Tam rolled past Berkeley, 14-0, to firm up its position as a possible MCAL playoff contender. The Hawks (5-2-1) are fourth in the league standings, according to maxpreps.com.
Rowan Scobie and Sophie Jarek each had three goals and an assist for Tam, while Ava Nevolo balanced two goals with two assists. Samantha Murphy and Adelle Cortis also scored for Tam, which is scheduled to play third-place Marin Catholic on Friday.