March 13, 2018 > Cougars Report
Submitted By Timothy Hess
Playing in an exciting post-season atmosphere on March 7th, the Newark Memorial High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team lost a close CIF D2 NorCal opening round game to Silver Creek (San Jose) Lady Raiders by the score of 47-45. Lady Cougars highlights: Alayha Bell (16-points), Haylee Nelson (15-points), Rylee Sarasua (10-points). Congratulations to all of the players and coaches on an outstanding 24-6 season, Mission Valley Athletic League runner-up, advancing to the North Coast Section semifinals for the second year in a row, and earning a third-straight trip to NorCals. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!
The Newark Memorial Cougars varsity baseball team lost to Terra Linda by the score of 4-2 on March 10th.
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The Cougars JV team beat the Terra Linda JV's, 6-2. Congratulations to the JV Softball team for their second-place finish at the James Logan JV Tournament over the March 9-11 weekend. Well done ladies!
Emily Patneaud, a sophomore, won the frosh/soph and the junior/senior divisions of the California USA Wrestling State Folkstyle Championships in Fresno, CA over the March 9-11 weekend. She won the 144lb Frosh/Soph title with four straight falls. In the Junior/Senior Division (144), Emily had three falls leading to the finals where she defeated Madison Camp by a score of 9-4.
Sierra Van Rossem, a junior, placed second in the 154lb Junior/Senior Division of the CA USA Folkstyle Wrestling State Championships in Fresno. Sierra (representing the Newark Wrestling Club) had two falls and a 7-0 decision before coming up short in the finals 0-4 against Lilian Vergara of Crusader Wrestling Club.