March 29, 2011 > Spring sports recap
Spring sports recap
By Sida Lu
Despite tornado warnings and torrents of rain this week, spring sports teams continued to put work into their sports.
On March 22, James Logan Colts tennis faced the American Eagles in a Mission Valley Athletic League match. Logan would win 4-3 after taking two singles and two doubles victories. Jeeno Villamor and Anson Rahmat of Logan sealed the pivotal doubles game by winning against Andrew Tran and Andrew Kuang in three sets, 6-2, 5-7, and 7-5. Logan's Jevons Jiang anchored the Colts with his tight singles victory.
On the Hayward Area Athletic League side of things, Moreau Tennis continued its winning ways by routing Mount Eden 6-1. The only bright spot for Mount Eden was senior Mike Conanan who edged Moreau's junior Kartik Gudipati in three sets.
Defending MVAL champion Mission San Jose Warriors visited John F. Kennedy High on March 22. MSJ cruised to an easy 3-0 victory behind Zaki Sarwary's 15 kills and Jeffrey Kanemitsu's 26 assists. Kennedy fell 17-25, 17-25 and 13-25. The Warriors remain undefeated in league.
Logan Colts scheduled a nonleague bout against HAAL's San Leandro and won in straight sets: 25-13, 25-14, 25-15 to push its overall record to 10-7. Moreau would put its undefeated season on the line in its first MVAL match and fall short at Washington. Moreau was unable to finish off the first two games, losing 22-25 before battling back in the third game25-19. They would ultimately be unable to build on their third game momentum and fall in the fourth game 21-25 and losing the match. Moreau fell to 0-1 on the season and 4-1 overall.
Two days later, March 24, featured the American Eagles hosting a nonleague bout with Redwood Christian. The Eagles won easily behind the contributions of Walia and Tam, combining for 18 kills. Redwood Christian was unable to put up much of a fight until the last game, being routed in the first two games by a combined margin of 19 points.
March 24 also featured the clash of two MVAL badminton teams. Irvington visited James Logan but would eventually fall 11-6 to Logan's superior doubles play. The Colts doubles players won eight out of a total possible nine matches and singles players Chung and Okamura both won to seal the victory for Logan.
Track and Field
Despite the weather, Washington and Moreau Catholic both sent their best track and field athletes to the Chabot Relays on March 25 and 26. Betsy Fryan from Washington took first in the Girls Varsity 400M dash beating fellow Huskie Kristi Gee by .03 of a second. Washington also took first in the 4x400M relay. On the boys side, Da'Rell Calvin took first in the 110M hurdles. Moreau Catholic took first and second in the girls 1,600M run behind the efforts of Anika Adeni and Yvett Navarro. The Lady Mariners also took first in the 4x100 relay.
For all scheduled games, and a complete list of scores, log onto the TCV Sports website, http://sports.tricityvoice.com.