Exceptional Week For The Sanger Apaches

Sanger cross country had their first meet on Saturday at Madera. Assistant coach Catherine Waite said she learned that “we are going to be very competitive…analyzing the first meet showed us we’re in good shape.” She commented on how this team is very fun and has an impressive work ethic, despite a large number of people new to racing and still getting comfortable. The athletes displayed their dedication this week with lots of great times. Of the freshmen, Kaley Cardenas, Alondra Huerta, Roberto De Loera, and Adrian Cuellar were in the top 10. Juniors Toni Payton and Juan Gonzalez came in their top 10, followed closely by Fabian Barrera. Seniors have a very promising group with Mohamed Saleh, Eddie Robles, Clarissa Luna, Jimena Ruvalcaba all ranked in the top 10 this weekend, along with promising performances from Maria Lopez and Juan De Santiago. Cross country has their next meet on Friday the 15th at Avocado Lake for the Sanger Invitational.

image3Apache football had another exceptional week with a high scoring offense for all three teams. Freshmen won 37-3 against Hanford on Thursday night with standout performances from Morgan Privett and Gabriel Estrada. The JV Apaches beat the Bullpups 35-18. Hanford was held scoreless by their visitors from Sanger by a score of 42-0. The offense was led by Ruben Uribe, Josiah Lopez, Jalen Cropper, and Orlando Douglas, as well as a record breaking 78 yard run by Morice Norris. Miguel Herrera and Anthony Schwamb were persistent and dependable. Sanger football has games against Clovis East on Thursday. Next Friday the 15th the Apaches play at Lemoore.

Girls tennis had a good win at Central on Tuesday. They played Madera on Thursday. They next play on Friday in the California Tennis Classic Tournament at home. Apache girls tennis team also has a match on Tuesday, September 12th vs SJM.

Sanger varsity girls volleyball were involved in the Clovis Invitational over the weekend. All three teams lost to Buchanan on Wednesday the 6th. The next varsity games are in San Luis Obispo in their Invitational this Friday and Saturday. The girls volleyball teams play at Central on Wednesday.

Girls water polo played El Capitan on Wednesday. The JV team plays in the Central California JV Championships in Sanger this Friday and Saturday.

Boys water polo lost to El Capitan 6-13 on Wednesday. Varsity next plays in the Sierra Shootout in Rocklin, and JV at the Central California JV cup at Bullard, both on Friday and Saturday. On Monday the boys play Clovis East.

Girls golf played in the WGANC Invitational on Tuesday, and against Clovis West on Thursday. Their next match is on Tuesday the 12th versus Bullard. The first CMAC tournament is on Thursday at Madera.



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