February 13, 2018 > Cougars Report
Submitted By Hess
Congratulations to the Newark Memorial High School (NMHS) Boys Varsity soccer team who defeated James Logan Colts (Union City) 3-2 on February 7 to clinch the Mission Valley Boys Soccer Championship. Highlights: Goals by Josh Santillan (2), and Samuel Kanghere. Two (2) assists by London Lombana. Goaltender Cesar Cesar Arroyo scored nine (9) saves. Meanwhile, the Junior Varsity Cougars also chalked up a win by beating the Colts Junior Varsity team 3-2.
Good work by the NMHS Girls Varsity Basketball in out-scoring host Mission San Jose Lady Warriors team in every quarter to win 69-54 on February 6. Highlights: Haylee Nelson (24-points, 22-rebounds), Alayah Bell (24-points, five 3-point FG's), Rylee Sarasua (7-points), Savanna Swickard (6-points), Kylie Chan (6-points).
Newark Memorial?s boys wrestling team placed third in the North Coast Section dual meet championships held February 10th. The local grapplers opened with a win against Mount Diablo High School, lost to Las Lomas but then came back strong to defeat Acalanes High School and Albany High School to claim third place in the Division 2 bracket.
The Lady Cougars placed third at theÿNorth Coast Section Girls Wrestling Championships at Albany High School February 9-10. Top Placers for the Cougars included Sophomore Christina Craig (116) 5th, Sophomore Ezra Vavao (137) 5th,ÿSophomore Emily Patneaud (143) 1st, Junior Sierra Van Rossem (150) 2nd, Sophomore Ariana Pereira (160) 2nd, and senior Alexis Casteneda (170) 4th. ÿCongratulations to the entire team. The top three placers in each weight class qualified to compete in the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships in Visalia so Patneaud, Van Rossem and Pereira will represent Newark Memorial at the State tournament!