Determined duo push pedal to medal

Gabrielle Aguigui, left, and Marisa Hernandez-Zapada stretch before running n the Unified 100-meter dash at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet Friday. The combined times for Aguigui and Hernandez-Zapada, who has Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, resulted in the duo placing second and standing on the podium to receive silver medals.

Coach Kay Nekota, left, joins the celebration at the finish line.

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Masters meet is test for best in section

Jamir Jones, Vacaville Christian
Jaxin Woodard, Vacaville
Christian Catlin, Wood
Vanden High’s Quinton Alexander catches his breath after finishing  third in the 800-meter run at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet Friday in Elk Grove to qualify for the state championships June 4-5 in Clovis.
Cody Cheatham, Vacaville
Sameerah Evans, Vanden
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Foul ball is much too close for comfort

Senior Ty Moak nearly has a close encounter of the worst kind after fouling off a pitch during Vacaville High School’s 6-0 victory over Miramonte on Tuesday afternoon. The victory evened the Bulldogs’ record at 4-4.
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Instead of two, one win will have to do

Jacob Fien (above), Gregory Ryan (center) and Griffin Harrison contribute to a 4-3 victory for Vacaville High’s freshman team in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader with Petaluma, which won 13-11 in the second game.

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Victory served with a side of chin strap

Vacaville High’s Cole Chapman chews on his chin strap on his way to an 11-8 victory over Ponderosa’s Caleb Humbird to advance to the finals at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament Saturday at Stockton Arena. Chapman is one of nine Bulldogs to qualify for the state championships, which begin Friday in Bakersfield.


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