Tri Valley Soccer Club
The San Ramon based Tri Valley Soccer Club's U17 Real Boys team reached the pinnacle of youth soccer by qualifying for the US Club Soccer National Championship in Chicago, July 27-30.
The TVSC Real reached the National Championship by winning the US Club Soccer West Regional Premier Championship in Turlock, June 16-19. Real's tournament started slowly with a 2-2 tie against the San Francisco Seals FC. In its second game, the Real offense exploded for seven goals against the Merced Pumas. By the final whistle, the Tri Valley squad was comfortably in front and finished winners, 7-2. The tournament's third game found Real in a must-win game against Oakland Oaks Soccer Club. Fighting for a place in the championship game, an inspired Real team finished with a convincing 3-1 victory. The regional championship game featured the Tri Valley Real against Sacramento's Barcelona squad. The exciting and highly tactical encounter went all the way through extra time, 0-0, to penalty kicks. In the seventh penalty kick, the Real won in dramatic fashion, setting off a wild celebration on the field amongst players and fans.
The Tri Valley Real's players are drawn from across the Tri-Valley area: Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Danville and Alamo are all represented on the team roster. The team will be led to Chicago by coach Terry Wilson (ex-English Premier League player and Scotland international) and assistant coach Deane Lamont.
Tri-Valley Swim League
Del Prado Stingrays 501, DBAC Pirahna 493: Leading the way for the Pirahnas were girls, Nicola Lindell (11), Kaylee Dillion (10), Kaela Lee (10), Iris Chang (18), and Camryn Lurie (6). The Pirahnas top boys were Jeffrey Liebman (16), Jack Kost (10), Hunter Rohovit (6), Zachary Corbishley (13), and Minsu Kim (14). For the Stingrays, the top girls were Megan Doi (14), Amy Heath (8), Meghan Hogue (12), Sarah Kamigaki (6), and Nikki White (13). Stingray boys, Sam Jorgenson (8), Andrew Goard (16), Cameron (16), Alex Glenn (12), and Kenny Kasper (8), were tops. Also turning in some good performances for DBAC were Rebecca Pollitz (14), Katie Earle (14), Taylor Rohovit (9), Madasyn Lewis (15), Jennifer Lee (12), Geunho Kye (14), Wilmer Lin (11), Jerry Yang (10), Devon Kost (8), and Kaleb Pedersen (16). Del Prado swimmers, Hannah Loeffler (8), Laura Klein (17), Caitlin Newman (17), Lucy Bell (14), Lauren Graham (9), John Lester (9), Tommy Sabatini (14), Caden Stedman (6), Jack Bessiere (11), and Tommy Juarez (12), also had good performances.
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Evan Pruss, Jac Jorgenson, Nathan Jetter, Caden Stedman), 2:24.30; 25 freestyle: Christopher Yang (DBAC) 35.22; 25 butterfly: Caden Stedman (DP) 32.82; 25 breaststroke: Hunter Rohovit (DBAC) 34.84; 25 backstroke: Hunter Rohovit (DBAC) 24.69; 100 freestyle relay: DBAC (Ryan Xu, Christopher Yang, Jusin Im, Hunter Rohovit), 2:17.03.
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Kenny Kasper, Sam Jorgenson, Andrew McMasters, Timmy Lester), 1:35.09; 25 freestyle: Sam Jorgenson (DP) 17.61; 25 butterfly: Sam Jorgenson (DP) 21.04; 25 breaststroke: Sam Jorgenson (DP) 24.68; 25 backstroke: Kenny Kasper (DP) 22.89; 100 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Andrw McMasters, Caden Drain, Caden Banke, Cole Stedman), 1:28.78.
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Jack Bell, Michael McMasters, John Lester, David Reimer), 1:18.88; 50 freestyle: Jack Kost (DBAC) 34.28; 25 butterfly: John Lester (DP) 18.32; 25 breaststroke: Michael McMasters (DP) 20.97; 100 IM: Jerry Yang (DBAC) 1:34.03; 25 backstroke: Jack Kost (DBAC) 19.65; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Max Jorgenson, Jack Bell, John Lester, Michael McMasters), 2:25.76.
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Alex Glenn, Tommy Juarez, Jack Bessiere, Steven Reimer), 2:37.67; 50 freestyle: Tommy Juarez (DP) 32.37; 50 butterfly: Jack Bessiere (DP) 38.45; 50 breaststroke: Timothy Huang (DBAC) 39.66; 100 IM: Wilmer Lin (DBAC) 1:24.61; 50 backstroke: Alex Glenn (DP) 44.97; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Jack Bessiere, Steven Reimer, Matthew Bessiere, Tommy Juarez), 2:15.02.
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Jake Newman, Tommy Sabatini, James Reimer, Taylor Smith), 2:12.70; 50 freestyle: Tommy Sabatini (DP) 28.20; 50 butterfly: Geunho Kye (DBAC) 31.33; 50 breaststroke: Minsu Kim (DBAC) 35.89; 100 IM: Zachary Corbishley (DBAC) 1:09.80; 50 backstroke: Zachary Corbishley (DBAC) 33.82; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Taylor Smith, Michael Howard, Seth Glenn, Tommy Sabatini), 1:53.04.
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Cameron Kurotori, Andrw Goard, Ryan Hogue, Anthony Sabatini), 1:56.38; 50 freestyle: Cameron Kurotori (DP) 23.49; 50 butterfly: Cameron Kurotori (DP) 26.19; 50 breaststroke: Jeffrey Liebman (DBAC) 31.70; 100 IM: Andrew Goard (DP) 1:01.74; 50 backstroke: Andrew Goard (DP) 28.04; 200 freestyle relay: DBAC (Mattias Lindell, Jerald Kagele, Kaleb Pederson, Jeffrey Liebman), 1:41.
100 medley relay: DBAC (Savana Harper, Camryn Lurie, Olivia Kang, Anika Parkhi), 2:28.61; 25 freestyle: Camryn Lurie (DBAC) 29.90; 25 butterfly: Sarah Kamigaki (DP) 33.06; 25 breaststroke: Camryn Lurie (DBAC) 33.37; 25 backstroke: Savana Harper (DBAC) 31.0; 100 freestyle relay: DBAC (Abigail Kops, Anika Parkhi, Savana Harper, Camryn Lurie), 2:18.63.
100 medley relay: DBAC (Sophia Kang, Sarah Baer, Lilli Chau, Aven Lee), 1:32.73; 25 freestyle: Amy Heath (DP) 16.77; 25 butterfly: Amy Heath (DP) 19.42; 25 breaststroke: Amy Heath (DP) 23.95; 25 backstroke: Sophia Kang (DBAC) 22.92; 100 freestyle relay: DBAC (Jessica Domenichini, Lilli Chau, Sophia Kang, Aven Lee), 1:15.33.
100 medley relay: DBAC (Megan Reilly, Kaylee Dillon Kaela Lee, Taylor Rohovit), 1:09.24; 50 freestyle: Taylor Rohovit (DBAC) 33.82; 25 butterfly: Kaela Lee (DBAC) 16.28; 25 breaststroke: Kaylee Dillon (DBAC) 20.13; 100 IM: Kaela Lee (DBAC) 1:27.72; 25 backstroke: Elizabeth Earle (DBAC) 19.93; 200 freestyle relay: DBAC (Hanna Lurie, Megan Chung, Kaela Lee, Taylor Rohovit), 2:28.69.
200 medley relay: DBAC (Lindsay Dillon, Jennifer Lee, Nicola Lindell, Audrey Goodman), 1:48.78; 50 freestyle: Nicola Lindell (DBAC) 31.06; 50 butterfly: Audrey Goodman (DBAC) 34.88; 50 breaststroke: Meghan Hogue (DP) 37.23; 100 IM: Meghan Hogue (DP) 1:13.27; 50 backstroke: Jennifer Lee (DBAC) 36.22; 200 freestyle relay: DBAC (Allison Earle, Audrey Goodman, Lindsay Dillon, Jennifer Lee), 2:01.56.
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Cameron Huber, Healey Suto, Megan Doi, Anna Borchers), 2:19.06; 50 freestyle: Megan Doi (DP) 28.27; 50 butterfly: Megan Doi (DP) 31.67; 50 breaststroke: Rebecca Pollitz (DBAC) 37.68; 100 IM: Megan Doi (DP) 1:15.44; 50 backstroke: Katie Earle (DBAC) 34.92; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Heather Waldear, Cameron Huber, Lucy Bell, Nikki White), 2:05.12.
200 medley relay: DBAC (Madasyn Lewis, Iris Chang, Amy-Lynn Pollitz, Alanna Goodman), 2:09.92; 50 freestyle: Amy-Lynn Pollitz (DBAC) 27.67; 50 butterfly: Iris Chang (DBAC) 29.22; 50 breaststroke: Alanna Goodman (DBAC) 39.22; 100 IM: Iris Chang (DBAC) 1:08.03; 50 backstroke: Madasyn Lewis (DBAC) 33.83; 200 freestyle relay: DBAC (Madasyn Lewis, Amy-Lynn Pollitz, Alanna Goodman, Iris Chang), 1:50.54.
Pleasanton Meadows Sharks 611, Ruby Hill Killer Whales 359: With multiple first-place finishes, Joey Geasa, Harry Herlich, Justin Lee, and Chris Mowry led the Sharks to their third win of the season. Geasa, Mowry and Herlich won the breaststroke, while Lee, Geasa and Herlich placed first in the backstroke. Mowry (15-18), Geasa (11-12) and Lee (13-14) also finished first in the individual medley. Herlich (6U) also won the freestyle, while Mowry and Lee got their third victories in the butterfly. Geasa was joined by brother Jack (13-14 breaststroke, freestyle) and sister Annie (15-18 backstroke) atop the podium.
The Sharks also had three other first-place family connections. Alyson (13-14 IM, butterfly) and Haley Isaacs (13-14 breaststroke) got to the wall first, as did Cody (9-10) and Sidney Vaeth (11-12). The Vaeth's both took the IM, with Cody also winning the freestyle, while Sidney additionally took first in the butterfly. The final "family connection" was Jack (7-8 backstroke) and Lauren DuBos (6U butterfly).
Also, posting a pair of wins for the Meadows were Kaala Cheney (15-18), who won the IM and butterfly, while Sydney Simmons (7-8) won the backstroke and butterfly. Other girls with first-place finishes: Shelby Craig (15-18 freestyle), Adriana Harris (13-14 backstroke), Ainsley Hasty (9-10 backstroke), Julia McElroy (6U breaststroke), Courtney Olivier (7-8 breaststroke), and Kyra Thordsen (9-10 IM). The boys got wins in the freestyle from David Azuma (11-12) and Grant Sweetnam (15-18), and also had a pair of wins in the backstroke from Connor Greene (15-18) and Dakota Ruby (9-10). Brent Werder (9-10) won the butterfly and Brady Scanlon (9-10) took first in the breaststroke.
Dublin Club Sport Swim Meet
Green Gators 550, FAST 411
Boys (Top swimmers)
7-8: Dylan Spencer; 9-10: Justin Lee; 11-12: Alexander Romo; 13-14: Cole Ryken; 15-18: James Bowen.
7-8: Olivia Gluck; 9-10: Katelyn Haly; 11-12: Sabrina Chiu; 13-14: Alison Jones; 15-18: Annalisa Watson.
The LARPD Lazers girls water polo club traveled to Brentwood for scrimmages against the Brentwood Seawolves on June 28. On the following day, the Lazers hosted U14 teams from Oakwood, Brentwood, Alameda and Tracy in a scrimmage tournament at the Robert Livermore Community Center. These were the first games for many of the newest and youngest in the Lazers, giving them an opportunity to put to use the skills that coaches Matt Croghan and Nathan Brandon have been working on. The Lazers will be participating in several scrimmages throughout the summer, as well as tournaments in Santa Cruz and Saratoga.