Amador Valley junior diver Scott Garman is mocking the East Bay Athletic League and North Shore diving competitions.
On May 5, Garman won the NCS field with a 544.25 overall, more than 105 points ahead of second-placed Redwood’s Owen Peterson.
Garman has been diving on springboards and platforms since he was 8 years old, breaking Amador school records several times. The latest EBAL competition had an overall score of 594.25, again more than 100 points ahead of the next closest diver.
Amador men’s volleyball
Amador entered the NCS Division 1 playoffs as the No. 2 seed and defeated No. 15 Deer Valley 25-15, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-18.
Junior Luke Melvin led the offense on offense (14 kills, 10 digs, 12 serve points), and sophomore Parker Brookhart led the way with defense base (4 kills, 9 digs), and Colin Bowers from his setter position (27 assists, 2 blocks).
In the second round, Towns faced No. 10 Legacy in straight sets and won 25-16, 28-26, 25-17.
Freshman Max Ritter showed his versatility in a rush start as a setter, before turning into an outside hitter in the second set and finishing with some sparkling defense while playing free agents. Also key in Amador’s win were Junior Taylor Homestead (7 kills, 11 digs, 10 service points) and teen Nate Clinton (team-high 15 kills, 10 digs) )
Amador Men’s Hockey
The Dons finished the regular season with three games last week.
The Duncans lost their first two games, 17-8 to Monte Vista and 23-1 to De La Salle.
Against Monte Vista, Colin Wallace led with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist), while Luke Jacobson (2 goals), Will Coultrip (2 goals) Ball) and Mateo Castillo (1 goal, 1 assist) each scored 2 points.
After losing to De La Salle, Amador won the regular-season finale with a 13-4 victory over Foothills.
Wallace led with 7 points (5 goals, 2 assists), while Ridshaw (3 goals) and Coulter Tripp (2 goals, 1 assist) each had 3 points. Alex Cragan forced four turnovers while Max Young was on the field, collecting five ground balls and forcing three turnovers.
In the NCS playoffs, the Dons had to travel to Marin County and lost to Redwood 17-5. Wallace and Shaw each scored two goals and Coultrepp scored one.
Foothills Track and Field
The Falcons won three individual titles at the EBAL Championship at Dublin High School last Saturday.
On the women’s team, Torre Anderson took home the gold medal in the long jump with an 18-foot-7.75 jump.
In the boys’ game, the Falcons also had a pair of wins in the field portion of the game. Chase Dinkel won the triple jump with a 42-08 leap and Charlie Morrow won the discus 140-06.
Next up is the NCS regional meeting at Freedom High this Saturday.
Editor’s Note: Dennis Miller is a contributing sports writer for Pleasanton Weekly.To contact him about his Pleasanton Preps column please email [email protected]