Lee Williams boys take fifth at Red Rock meet
KINGMAN - Giancarlo Narvarte's meet-winning leap of 6 feet, 10 inches in the high jump, along with three other top-three finishes by Lee Williams, gave the Volunteers fifth place at Saturday's 15-team Red Rock Invitational at Sedona.
Narvarte, a junior and defending Division III state champion, is now tied for the No. 1 ranking with that jump.
Lee Williams tallied 46 points, and Snowflake won the meet with 133.5.
Kaleb Smith gave the Volunteers a boost by finishing second in the discus. He gave it a throw of 119-10 and trailed only Mingus's Trevor Galloway's 146-01.
Brendon Allred took third in the 3,200 meters at 10 minutes, 38.2 seconds. Albert Fuller Jr. of Tuba City won the event in 10:17.31.
Freshman Nicholas Bauer came in third in the 110 hurdles for the Vols. He raced in 17.73, and Chai Voccola of Sedona took the event in 15.94.
The Lady Vols finished ninth, scoring 42.5 points in their 14-team event that was won by Prescott with 80.33. Lee Williams did not get a top-three finish but were propelled by Alondra Correa's fourth-place finish in the 1,600 (6:15.59) and Brianna Colbaugh's fourth in the discus (93-08). Sedona's Natalie Cox (5:42.43) won the 1,600, and Sedona's Marisa Carrara (107-01) won the discus.
Both Lee Williams squads compete in the Mohave Electric Cooperative Invitational at 4 p.m. today in Bullhead City.
GOLF: Academy ranked No. 7 in D-III
Kingman Academy golf finished third in a field of 15 at Friday and Saturday's 36-hole Wrangler Invitational played at the par-71 Wickenburg Country Club.
The Tigers, ranked No. 7 in D-III, shot 85-over-par, 35 behind invitational winner Northwest Christian. Estrella Foothills came in second at 75-over.
Raphael Choi, ranked No. 12, shot 14-over to lead the Academy. Tristen Pitts shot a 15-over 157, Caleb Boyett had a 166, Matthew Suh 172 and Haley Muswick 181.
The Tigers then beat Parker by 39 strokes Monday at Emerald Canyon Golf Course in Parker, 167-206. Pitts won medalist with a 3-over-par 39.
Academy next golfs at the River Valley Invite Monday and Tuesday.
BASEBALL: Unearned runs plague Tigers
Five unearned runs were the clear difference as Sedona Red Rock edged past Kingman Academy in non-section action Monday in Sedona, 8-7.
Academy (7-4 D-III, 2-2 Section II) committed five errors in the loss.
Jeffry Chinyere led the Tigers at the plate with three hits. J.J. Griffith, Taylor Thomson and T.J. Pena each had two. Pena's included a home run, and he had two runs batted in.
Academy hosts Lee Williams (6-1 D-III) in another non-section game at 3:45 p.m. today at Southside Park Field 2.
River Valley shuts out Kingman
River Valley scored two runs in the second and third innings each, enough to keep Kingman at bay as the Bulldogs mustered just three hits in the Dust Devils' win Monday at KHS, 4-0. River Valley (4-5 D-III) utilized a two-out rally in the second and benefited from two Kingman (1-7 D-II, 0-1 Section V) errors in the third.
Chad Patrykus went 2-for-2 for the Bulldogs and was stranded in scoring position all three times he reached base.
Kingman hosts Coconino (9-1, 1-0) in section action at 4 p.m. today at KHS.
SOFTBALL: Sedona run-rules Academy
Sedona Red Rock scored early and often as the Scorpions put away Kingman Academy in non-section play Monday in Sedona, 14-4. Sedona scored three runs in the first, five in second, four in the third and two in the fourth.
Kylie Tomlinson led the Academy (4-5 D-III, 2-2 Section II) with two hits, including a home run and two RBIs. Jillian Winters doubled for the Lady Tigers.
Academy was at Buckeye (5-4, 3-2) in a key Section II matchup Tuesday. Results were not available by deadline.