Clovis News: Sports

Clovis West wins TRAC girls golf championship

Clovis West wrapped up its fourth consecutive Tri-River Athletic Conference girls golf championship by winning an 18-hole league tournament Monday at Belmont Country Club.

The Golden Eagles shot a 401, led by Asia Adell's 4-over 76.

Clovis' Madchen Ly was medalist with a 72. The Cougars and Central each finished at 490, but the Grizzlies placed second based on the score of their sixth player. The top five individuals also included Clovis East's Hannah Sodersten (77), Clovis East's Andrea Mersino (78) and Clovis West's Alison Ross (79).

Clovis West and Clovis advance as teams to the North Area tournament, scheduled for Oct. 26, based on points gained throughout the TRAC season.

Qualifying individually are: Clovis East's Sodersten, Mersino and Taylor Walsh; Buchanan's Brooke Barnhart and Amanda Rush; Central's Megan Parayno, Taylor Westerman, Jordan Heckel and Arianna Lopez; and Madera's Katelyn Crader.

Match supports cancer drive

Hoover will host Sanger at 7 p.m. Thursday in a County/Metro Athletic Conference volleyball match honoring breast cancer awareness.

Designated T-shirts will be sold and businesses have donated items for a silent auction at the match.

National wrestling attention

Seven competitors from the section are listed among WIN Magazine's rankings for the nation's top 20 wrestlers in each weight division.

Selma's Alex Cisneros and Madera's James Cook share the highest ranking for a section wrestler, with Cisneros No. 7 at 112 pounds and Cook seventh at 171.

Other ranked section wrestlers are Clovis West's Zach Zimmer (No. 12 at 119), Clovis North's Vince Rodriguez (No. 20 at 119), Bakersfield's Bryce Hammond (No. 16 at 160), Buchanan's Martin Fabbian (No. 17 at 160) and Clovis' Tommy Burriel (No. 18 at 189).