February 6, 2018 > Cougars Report
Submitted By Timothy Hess
The Newark Memorial Junior Varsity boys wrestling team was tough and resilient as they wrestled through the Liberty Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 27. Top placers for the Cougars:
? Justin Tran 1st place
? Koby Galvan 2nd place
? Ryan Koski 2nd place
? Owen Gallegos 3rd place
Congratulations to the Newark Memorial High School Girls? Varsity basketball team for their 56-15 win over the John F. Kennedy High School (Fremont) Titans at the Event Center on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Haylee Nelson (23-points), Rylee Sarasua (11-points), Taty Tai (6-points), Alayha Bell (6-points).
The Cougars? Girls? Junior Varsity team played their John F. Kennedy Titans counterparts and won 32-11. Angelle Dagun scored 8-points, and Makaila Hilburn provided a spark of energy off the bench and scored 5 points in the victory.
The Lady Cougars moved into a [Mission Valley Athletic League] tie for first-place with James Logan (Union City) with a 66-58 win over the Lady Colts on February 2nd. The teams battled all night, with the score deadlocked at 22-22 at halftime. The Colts out-scored the Cougars 25-16 in the 3rd period to take a 47-38 lead into the final quarter. The Cougars responded in the 4th quarter, scoring 28 quarter points, and limiting Logan to 11 points for the come-from-behind victory.
Four Cougars scored in double-figures. Kylie Chan (20-points, including four 3-point FG's), Rylee Sarasua (14-points, with 12 of those points coming in the 4th quarter), Haylee Nelson (13-points, 11-rebounds, 9-11 from the FT-line), Alayah Bell (11-points). Taty Tai added 6-points in the win.
The first-place Cougars play at Mission San Jose (Fremont) on Tuesday, February 6, with the Varsity contest to tip-off at 7:00 pm.
Varsity Soccer beat Mission San Jose (Fremont) by the score of 7-0 on February 2nd. The first-place Cougars play at James Logan on Wednesday, February 7, beginning at 6:00 pm.