Prep Roundup: Ricketts sizzles at Mt. SAC meet

Coach says Arroyo Grande High runner posted fifth-fastest time for a freshman

sports@thetribunenews.comOctober 27, 2013 

Christian Ricketts led the Arroyo Grande High boys cross country team with a ninth-place finish in the Division 1 and 2 individual sweepstakes race Saturday at the Mt. San Antonio College Invitational in Walnut.

Ricketts ran the fifth-fastest time ever for a freshman at 15 minutes, 23 seconds, said Eagles coach Sean Ricketts, as Arroyo Grande finished in sixth place out of 13 teams. The next closest freshman in the race finished 50 seconds later. Jake Sarver finished in 28th place in 16:12, and Joey Rodgers finished in 33rd in 16:23.

The Arroyo Grande girls team came in third place out of 16 schools in the girls Division 1 and 2 individual sweepstakes.

The Eagles finished with 127 points behind Davis with 95 and Mira Costa with 104.

Talley Hill finished the 3-mile course in 18 minutes, 35 seconds in 17th place. Jocelyn Reynolds was 20th (18:46), Angela Gemignani was 27th (18:59) and Leza Cassidy was 29th (19:02).

FOOTBALL

Coast Union 55, Cate 34

Quinten Raethke had four touchdown receptions and 110 yards on eight receptions, as the visiting Broncos upset the No. 3-ranked Southern Section Division 1 eight-man football team in the Rams (5-3).

Quarterback Angel Avina was 15-for-24 passing for 235 yards with five touchdowns and one interception and had 110 rushing yards on 17 carries and a touchdown for Coast Union (7-1), which broke open a close game by outscoring Cate 21-6 in the second half.

Lane Sutherland had 19 carries for 125 yards and a touchdown and also had six tackles and an interception on defense for Coast Union. Oscar Catalan had seven extra points as kicker and had eight tackles and an interception on defense. Danny Rodriguez recovered a fumble for the other Bronco takeaway.

Emmany Godinez had a 40-yard touchdown catch, as he finished with seven receptions for 125 yards. Chui Nunez had five tackles and a sack on defense.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Mission Prep 3, Bishop Diego 1

Rachel Hindmarsh led the Royals with 15 kills in their 25-17, 25-11, 19-25, 25-15 win over the Cardinals.

Sarah Reed added six kills, and Catherine Ikeda had 32 assists for Mission Prep (12-3).

Jennifer Laird led with five solo blocks for the Royals.

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