Lassen High track competes with Corning
Sabrina Huskey makes her way around the track in the JV girls’ 1,600-meter race. Photo by Maddie Musante
May 6 — Lassen High School track and field hosted Corning High School for a track meet Wednesday, April 1. The meet was Lassen’s second and final home meet of the season.
Lassen’s Stevie Olah won first place in the varsity girls’ 100 meters. Kylie Boucher got fifth and Shannon Johnson got sixth.
Madison Wright took first place in the junior varsity girls’ 100 meters, Brianna Mendonca came in second, Sara Bell got fourth, Laura Porter got fifth, Faith Vanlandingham got seventh, Miriam Lavacot got eighth and Jennifer Paez got ninth.
Wright also took first place in the JV girls’ 200 meters. Porter took third, Vanlandingham took fourth, Lavacot came in fifth, Paez got sixth and Jessie Lee got ninth.
Brenna Hunrath took second place in the varsity girls’ 400 meters.
Brianna Mendonca won first in the JV girls’ 400 meters.
Sabrina Huskey won first in the JV girls’ 800 meters. Claira Schwab tied for seventh with two runners from Corning.
Hunrath won first in the varsity girls’ 1,600 meters.
Amarisa Miranda took first place in the JV girls’ 1,600 meters. Huskey got second place.
Miranda won first place in the JV girls’ 3,200 meters.
In the JV girls’ 100-meter, 30-inch hurdles, Brenna Mendonca got third place, Schwab got fourth, Vanlandingham got fifth and Ayla Moore came in sixth.
Olah took third place in the varsity girls’ 100-meter, 33-inch hurdles. Boucher tied for fourth.
In the JV girls’ 300-meter, 30-inch hurdles, Brianna Mendonca won first place and Brenna Mendonca came in second.
Lassen’s 4x100 relay team made up of Sarah Audette, Lee, Lavacot, and Paez took second place.
Katheryn Jarrett got first in the varsity girls’ 4kg shot put, Macee Cunningham got sixth, Kayle Pacheco got seventh and Jenna Brazil tied for eighth.
In the JV girls’ 4kg shot put, Bell came in third place, Katelynn Simmerson got fourth, Micaila McMillan got sixth and Shania Crowhurst got eighth.
Jarrett took second place in the varsity girls’ 1kg discus, Brazil got fourth, McMillan got sixth and Crowhurst got eighth.
Brazil took fourth place in the JV girls’ 1kg discus, Simmerson got sixth and McMillan got eighth.
Brenna Mendonca won first place in the JV girls’ high jump.
In the varsity boys’ 100 meters, Sean O’hern got third place, Sam Nareau and Ethan Davenport tied for fifth, Sean Domondon got seventh and Andrew Paez got eighth.
Case Bennett won first place in the JV boys’ 100 meters. David Lee took second, Kenny Kelly got fifth, Gage Dillon got sixth, Zachary Mah got seventh and Tanner Simmerson got eighth.
Bryan Shaake came in second place in the varsity boys’ 100 meters. Domondon took fifth, O’hern got sixth, Paez got seventh and Davenport took eighth.
In the JV boys’ 200 meters, Bennett was second, Lee was third, Mah was fourth, Sam Yonan got fifth, Dillon got sixth, Kelly was seventh and Simmerson was eighth.
Shaake got first place in the varsity boys’ 400 meters.
Yonan won first in the JV boys’ 400 meters, Mah got third and Jonathon Hernandez got fourth.
Shaake took first in the varsity boys’ 800 meters.
In the JV boys’ 800 meters, Jonathan Langston got fourth place.
Ammon Breitenstein won first place in the JV boys’ 1,600 meters, Langston got seventh and Nielson Howard got ninth.
Breitenstein also took third place in the JV boys’ 3,200 meters.
Howard came in fourth place in the JV boys’ 36-inch, 110-meter hurdles.
Lassen’s JV boys’ 4x100 relay team made up of Kelly, Yonan, Lee and Bennett took first place.
In the varsity boys’ 12-pound shot put, Cole McCown took third place and Robby Sears took fourth.
Mark Phillips got second place in the JV boys’ 12-pound shot put, Kelly took third and Jose Deval took fourth.
Sears won first place in the varsity boys’ 1.6kg discus and McCown got fourth.
In the JV boys’ 1.6kg discus, Phillips won first place, Kelly took second and Deval came in third.
Nareau got first in the JV boys’ high jump, Davenport got second.
Howard took third place in the JV boys’ high jump.
Davenport was fifth in the varsity boys’ long jump.
In the JV boys’ long jump, Lee got sixth place.
Lady Grizzlies earn multiple victories over Anderson
Lauren Cagle releases a pitch during the Lady Grizzlies home game against Anderson High School Thursday, May 2. The Lady Grizzlies beat Anderson, the two-time defending section champions, in each game of the three-game series. Photo by Maddie Musante
May 3 — The Lassen High School Lady Grizzlies traveled to Anderson High School to take on the two-time defending section champions, the Anderson Lady Cubs, in a doubleheader Tuesday, April 30. The Lady Grizzlies came out on top of both games, winning 7-4 and 10-5.
The Lady Grizzlies then hosted Anderson in the third game of the series Thursday, May 2. The Lady Grizzlies again enjoyed a victory over the Lady Cubs, winning the game 14-7.
Shelby Campa was the winning pitcher in the first game on Tuesday. She pitched all seven innings for Lassen, getting five strikeouts, one walk and allowing eight hits and three earned runs.
Senior Laken Cagle dominated offensively for the Lady Grizzlies, hitting a double that brought in two runs in the seventh inning, giving Lassen the lead over the Lady Cubs. Abbi Scheff hit a triple and had two RBIs. Lindsay Northrop hit an RBI.
Kennedy Ford led Lassen’s offense in Tuesday’s second game, going 2-3 at bat, hitting two homeruns and getting two RBIs. Taylor Knect also had a great run at the plate, hitting a homerun and getting three RBIs. Kelsey Pinneo and Jessica Richards each hit an RBI for the Lady Grizzlies.
Pinneo pitched 6.1 innings for Lassen, getting four strikeouts and allowing 12 hits and five earned runs. Lauren Cagle pitched two innings, allowing one hit.
In the third game of the series, played Thursday at Lassen Community College, Lauren Cagle pitched five innings for the Lady Grizzlies. She struck out three batters, walked one and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs. Campa came in to pitch two innings, getting one strike out and giving up two hits.
Ford hit a triple for Lassen and got an RBI. Scheff went 1-2 at bat and had two RBIs. Northrop went 3-4 and also got two RBIs. Knecht had two RBIs. Danica Guillen was 3-4 at the plate and scored two runs.
“(We) played great defense, pitched well and got timely hitting,” said coach Paul Moore, “Beating them was sweet revenge, as they beat us 2-0 last year in semi-finals and playoffs.”
After the games against Anderson, Lassen was 8-1 in league play. The Lady Grizzlies will face Yreka High School in a three-game series played Tuesday, May 7 at Lassen Community College and Thursday, May 9 in Yreka. The Lady Grizzlies only need to win two out of the three games to win the Northern Athletic League championship.
Grizzlies win big against Corning Cardinals
Daniel Perry steals second base during the Grizzlies’ home game against Corning High School Friday, April 19. The Grizzlies won the game, 9-1. Photo by Scott Nordstrom
May 2 — The Lassen High School baseball team continues to enjoy the sweet taste of victory and there is no sign of their winning streak coming to an end anytime soon. The Grizzlies played the Corning High School Cardinals Friday, April 19 at Memorial Park. The Grizzlies won the game, 9-1. Senior Joey Beck pitched an incredible one-hit game, striking out 13 batters.
After the game against Corning, Lassen was ranked number one in the league and boasted a league record of 8-1. Beck is the number one ranked pitcher in the section for strikeouts.
In addition to pitching all seven innings of the game against Corning and allowing only one hit, Beck also came through for the Grizzlies offensively. He went 2-4 at the plate and hit two doubles and an RBI. Senior Colby Chavez also went 2-4 at bat, hitting a double and getting three RBIs. After the game against Corning, Chavez had a batting average of .472, the second highest in the Northern Section. Sophomore Daniel Perry was right behind him, with a batting average of .457, making him third highest in the section. In the game against Corning, Perry went 1-2 and hit an RBI. Ryan Sharpe also hit an RBI for Lassen.
The Grizzlies went on to play the Quincy Trojans in a non-league game Wednesday, April 24 and won, 9-2.
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