Performances of the Week

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Performances of the Week

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TOMMY SPENCER, NOLAN FRAME, and KARLI DUGGER

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AUGUST 21 – 25
Nicholson shoots low in teams first two matches

The performance of the week for August 21-25 was golfer Carly Nicholson. Nicholson has been consistent in her first two matches against Rocklin and Oak Ridge. Nicholson posted the lowest scores on the team, shooting a 45 and a 46. Nicholson has lead her team to a 1-1 record in league play and was the medalist against Del Campo.

Girls golf coach Corey Fukuman is impressed by how Nicholson’s consistency and level of play.

“With the loss of seven seniors from our varsity team last year, Carly has really stepped up as a leader for our team helping myself and the younger girls on our team,” Fukuman said.

Nicholson is glad to be back golfing again for the Tigers.

“It feels good to get off to a good start this season because we weren’t sure how our team was going to be,” Nicholson said. “We lost seven seniors this year, so it’s good that we have gotten off to a good start.”

Nicholson is looking forward to keeping her scores low for the entirety of her senior year, and hopes to make first team all league at the end of year.

 

AUG. 28 – SEPT. 1
Boys water polo defeats Dixon for first time in 11 years, starts 2-0

The performance of the week for the week of August 28 is the boys varsity water polo team. The Tigers defeated the Dixon 15-9 on August 29, snapping an 11 game losing streak to the Rams. On August 31 the Tigers beat the El Dorado Cougars winning by a score of 14-6.

The Tigers were able to end their 11 game losing streak versus Dixon, while extending their winning streak versus the Cougars to two. Junior Braden Birdsall also thinks that the team’s early success is a promising sign.

“We have played phenomenally this year so far,” Birdsall said. “Playing this good at this point means that we can only get better, so I am excited to see what we can do this year.”

SEPTEMBER 4 – 8
Girls volleyball starts league play 1-0

The Performance of the Week for the week of September 5-8 was the girls varsity volleyball team who started off the CVC league season with a three set win over Del Campo. The Tigers shutout the Cougars 25-9, 25-15, 25-16.

Senior Kendal Artica felt the Tigers came out strong knowing the strength of their competition from previous years, and feels that the experience they are getting now will help them later in the year, and ideally into playoffs

Artica was thrilled with her team’s performance and has high expectations for the rest of the season.

“I’m really excited for this upcoming season, but we do have some tough competition ahead.” Artica said. “We just have to have good defense and keep coming together when we run our plays.”