High School Sports

Prep highlights for April 15

Locals headline Clovis West Invite

 Bullard High’s Erik Overstreet and Clovis West’s Skyler Elkington are among the marquee competitors entered in the Clovis West Invitational swimming and diving meet, which will draw roughly 1,450 competitors from around the state to the Golden Eagles’ newly renovated aquatics complex Friday and Saturday.

 Overstreet is the favorite in the 200 free and 500 frees, where his seed times of 1:40.19 and 4:32.37 are All-American considerations.

 Elkington is the favorite in the 100 free, where her seed time of 51.89 is close to All-American consideration, and is also set to battle in the 50 free against Hanford West’s Dagmar Gudmundsson, the defending Central Section Division II champion. Gudmundsson’s seed time of 23.84 is equal to the meet record set by Clovis West’s Mariah Tharp in 2010.

 Other section swimmers who enter with top-seeded times include Clovis North’s Hunter Winslow in the girls 200 free, Clovis West’s Caitlyn Snyder in the girls 200 individual medley and Frontier’s Evan Rabanal in the boys 200 individual medley.

 The diving portion is the event is on Friday with the swimming Saturday, both starting at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday’s highlights

SOFTBALL

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Alyssa Avila

doubled in

Kourtney Dillard

with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning, and

Adri Martinez

knocked in pinch-runner

Ashtyn Bracamonte

with an insurance run as The Bee’s Central Section top-ranked Central remained in sole possession of first place in the TRAC with a 5-3 win over No. 3 Buchanan. Karen Zamora’s two-run doubles highlighted the Grizzlies’ three-run fifth.



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Cassidy Santa Cruz

and

Ariana Guzman

combined on a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts, while

Summer Mendoza

singled three times and scored three runs to lead No. 15 and NSL-leading Liberty-Madera Ranchos past Washington 5-0.



BADMINTON

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Kylee Shaw

crusied to a 21-2, 21-1 win over Nancy Xiong at No. 1 singles to lead Bullard to a 19-2 win against Fresno.



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