Sultana High School freshman Hannah Munyan set a school record when she the Surf City Half Marathon in Huntington Beach in 1 hour, 26 minutes, 47 seconds. She won the girls 17-and-under age group in race that attracted 18,000 runners on Sunday, Feb. 1.

Munyan beat the previous girls school record of 1:29:18, which was set by Danielle Varela in 2005.

Sultana boys Jesse Lopez and Bradley Minton ran 1:24:30 and 1:29:34, respectively.

First-ever half-marathoners Jane Higuchi and Shayna Robinson each ran 1:43:13.

Last year, Sultana High School's Kyle Gallagher ran a school record 2:44:13 full marathon in Carlsbad. After graduation, Gallagher began a two-year mission.


Win over Serrano guarantees league championship for Hesperia

Hesperia beat former league champ Serrano 61-49 to guarantee at least a share of the Mojave River League championship last Thursday night in Phelan.

The victory brought the Scorpion's league record to 6-0. The team could win the league championship outright if it beats Rim of the World at home.

Serrano was playing without its star, Jamaal Franklin, a 31-point-a-game phenom who is on suspension. Still, the Diamonbacks' Timmell Thomas made 28 points.

Once again, A.J. Mathis led the Scorpions with a solid 20-point, nine-rebound game.

Chris Sheldon hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points. Storm Venegas has 12 points.

Hesperia scorers:
Mathis 20, Sheldon 13, Venegas 12, Alston 6, Waddell 4, White 3, Puckett 2, Lugo 1.

Patriots still perfect in league

Last Friday's 59-34 win over Antelope Valley Christian brought Hesperia Christian's Agape League record to a perfect 8-0. A win over Apple Valley Christian on Tuesday, Feb. 10 would mean an outright league championship for the Patriots.

Seth Thomas had a phenomenal 20-point, 20-rebound game against Antelope Valley.

Hesperia Christian scorers:
Thomas 20, Vargas 9, Ford 9, O'Brien 8, Arreola 8, Maerzluft 3, Brown 2.

Barstow depth too much for Sultana

Barstow had eight scorers to Sultana's four as the Sultans fell to the Aztecs 61 to 46 at home in a nonleague game last Thursday.

Sultana scorers:
Salazar 20, Salgado 12, Lamp 10, DeMase 4.

Hesperia gets jump on Jackrabbits

Clutch plays by Sergio Lugo made the difference at the Hesperia Scorpions beat the Victor Valley Jackrabbits last Wednesday night, 59-56.

Hesperia scorers:
White 11, Lugo 9, Venegas 9, Mathis 9, Sheldon 7, Waddell 6, Alston 4, Harriman 2, Billberry 2.

Rim beats Sultana 65-55

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, despite Anthony Salgado's stellar 27 points and 15 rebounds, the Sultana boys basketball team couldn't get past Rim of the World. The final score was Rim 65, Sultana 55.

Sultana scorers:
Salgado 27, Lamp 11, Salazar 8, DeMase 5, Buchanan 3, Santos 1.

Hesperia Christian demolishes Bethel 75-15

The Hesperia Christian Patriots spread their scoring around to take down Bethel Christian of Lancaster 75-15 on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Patriot scorers:
Thomas 16, Gage 14, O'Brien 12, Barton 10, Ochoa 9, Ford 4, Arreola 4, Dorsey 4, Brown 2.


Last-minute free throw gives Hesperia a victory

Belinda Dunbar's free throw broke a tie to give Hesperia a dramatic 49-48 overtime win over Serrano last Thursday.

Hesperia scorers:
Dunbar 21, Mosley 7, Delgado 5, Fofana 4, Martinez 4, Johnson 4, Morgan 3, Sheldon 1.

Sultana beats Rim 59-33

Sultana star Jashae Lee had a double-double to lead Sultana to victory over Rim 59-33, on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Lee finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds. The win brought Sultana's league record to 6-0.

Sultana scorers:
Lee 19, Moon 8, Graves 7, Shoe 6, Harris 5, Pele 5, Richardson 3, Cintron 2, Dunn 2, Patton 2.

Hesperia Christian smashes Antelope Valley

Hesperia Christian's Sierra Rick had a stellar double-double last Friday against Lancaster - 16 points and 17 rebounds - as the Patriots smashed Antelope Valley Christian 58-16.

The Patriots, currently 8-0, could claim the league championship outright on Tuesday.

Patriot scorers:
Rick 16, A. McCloud 13, Miller 8, Powles 6, Rosales 6, Haselton 4, Morin 2, Fowler 2, B. McCloud 1.

Victor Valley squeaks by Hesperia

A last-quarter surge almost brought the Hesperia girls basketball team to victory on Tuesday, Feb. 3 as Victor Valley nipped them at the end 41-39.

Hesperia scorers:

Mosley 8, Fofana 8, Dunbar 4, Johnson 4, Delgado 4, Sheldon 3, Martinez 3, Morgan 3, Garcia 2.

Hesperia Christian 70, Bethel Christian 14

Bethel Christian only had two scorers as Hesperia Christian beat their High Desert rivals 70-14 on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Patriot scorers:
Rosales 14, McGrath 13, Rick 10, A. McCloud 8, Powles 8, Miller 6, Haselton 4, B. McCloud 3, Fowler 2, Morin 2.


Hesperia beats Serrano

Hesperia's Irvin Martinez and Adam Estrada each had two goals and one assist to lead Hesperia to a 4-1 victory over Serrano last Thursday.

Sultana beats Barstow

Sultana's Luis Rosas, John Gremer, Marcus Thomas and Brandon McGarvey each had a goal as Sultana defeated Barstow 4-1 last Thursday at Sultana.

Sultana defeats Rim 6-0

Austin Burke and Christian Blasius each had two goals to lead the Sultans to victory over Rim of the World on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The Final score was Sultana 6, Rim 0.

John Gremer had one goal and two assists; Luis Rosas also had one goal and one assist.

Marcus Thoms had two assists.

Sultan goalie had five saves.


Sultana 3, Barstow 1

Sasha Rodriguez had two goals and Kelly Keyes had one as Sultana beat Barstow 3-1 in Barstow. Vaitea Tahauri, a freshman, had to saves.

Sultana girls beat Rim 4-0

Brianna Gonzalez had two goals and Sasha Rodriguez and Britney Roberts also scored to lead the Lady Sultans in a 4-0 victory over Rim of the World on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Hesperia loses to Serrano

Hesperia was shutout by Serrano 1-0 last Thursday at home.


Hesperia crushes Apple Valley

The Hesperia wrestling team completely manhandled Apple Valley, recording nine pins in a 67-6 victory last Wednesday.

103 pounds - Royal of Hesperia over Romo 15-4.
112 pounds - Delgado of Hesperia pinned Clift.
119 pounds - I. Pinto of Hesperia pinned Agelica.
125 pounds - B. Pinto of Hesperia pinned Hanson.
130 pounds - Burton of Hesperia pinned Molina.
135 pounds - Moore of Hesperia beat Esparza.
140 pounds - Vomsteeg defeated Venegas.
145 pounds - Rodriguez of Hesperia won a decision over Gamez.
152 pounds - Soriano of Hesperia pinned Encihas.
160 pounds - Sloat of Hesperia pinned Ballinger.
171 pounds - Marchese of Hesperia pinned Reeder.
189 pounds - Reyes of Hesperia pinned Robledo.
215 pounds - Franks pinned Perez of Hesperia.
HWT - Garcia of Hesperia pinned Rubio.

Sultana defeats Serrano

Sultana continued its winning ways, defeating Serrano. The Sultans finished their league schedule a perfect 4-0 with the 58-15 drubbing last Wednesday.

103 pounds - Freeman of Serrano won by forfeit.
112 pounds - Keaster of Sultana pinned Santiago.
119 pounds - Mercado of Sultana pinned Quan.
125 pounds - Wright of Serrano beat Palacio of Sultana.
130 pounds - Gonzalez of sultana defeated Hancock.
135 pounds - Moreno of Sultana defeated Lusco.
140 pounds - Regan of Sultana pinned Raymondo.
145 pounds - McArthur of Sultana pinned Torres.
152 pounds - Bollinger of Sultana pinned Echols.
160 pounds - Ardito of Sultana won a decision over Reagan.
171 pounds - Collins of Sultana pinned Echols.
189 pounds - Fillingame of Sultana pinned Banta.
215 pounds - Aguirre of Serrano pinned Porter of Sultana.
HWT - Mazariegos of Sultana pinned Gonzalez.

Sultana wins tournament

Sultana High wrestlers won the 42nd Dick Comply Invitational at Victor Valley College on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Heavyweight wrestler Manny Mazariegos of Sultana and 112-pounder Brian Pinto from Hesperia High were named MVPs.

Sultana set a tournament record with 328 points while Hesperia took second with 248-1/2.

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