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Branson ends long road with another win

Thomas Lardner scored two points, caught a touchdown pass and threw another ball to help the Branson Schools’ eight-man football team secure a 58-20 road victory over the California Schools for the Deaf in Fremont on Friday. I got it.

Sophomore running back Lardner had perhaps his best game of the season. His throwing touchdown came on a trick play to tackle qualified Will Schuyler just before halftime.

Branson quarterback George Gale also had a pretty solid game throwing the football, accounting for five more touchdowns.

Zach Olrich caught two touchdown passes and Rodrigo Diaz ran to score.

Branson led the first half 36-12 and ran the clock in the third quarter. On defense, the Bulls were led by Skyler (12 solo tackles), Nathan Kwai (3 sacks, 6 solo tackles) and Mo Jacoby.

“(Jacoby) has at least four pass breaks and tackles in the open field,” Branson coach Max Pond said. “He made six or seven open-field tackles for him at the line of scrimmage on the edge.”

Branson (3-1, 1-0 North Central League II) will finally play South Fork at home on Saturday at 1pm. The Cubs won the North Coast Section title last week against Calistoga, where Branson lost in his game, 29-12.

field hockey

Redwood took two impressive road wins in Saturday’s doubleheader sweep hosted by Davis. The Giants beat Davis 1-0 in the early game. Natalie Ponce scored the winning goal with an assist from Sammy Hahn.

The Redwoods beat Chico 5–1 in the afternoon, with Hahn leading the attack with two goals and two assists. Eliza his back scored his two goals and Eleanor Titcombe scored one. Amanda Muller and Vera Wagner provided assists.

Redwood coaches Jen Reidy and Aline Copp said, “[They]were both great games and won hard.” controlled, never gave up and scored some really beautiful possession passes and goals.”

women’s tennis

The Redwood team and Tam’s top singles player continued their unbeaten streak in the MCAL on Friday, with the Giants winning three other singles matches and a 6-1 win in doubles.

Ella Povio, Julia Rowley and Charlotte Brodd each won the Giants’ second- through fourth-place singles matches (12-0, 9-0).

Tam’s Gabriela Pronovsky won a close 6-2, 3-6, 11-9 win over Jordan Marott in the No. 1 singles.

women’s volleyball

Maria Parsons led the team with 10 kills as Tam beat Novato 25-9, 25-16, 25-10 on Friday. Natalia Clifford recorded her 9 kills and 9 digs for her Hawks at Redtail (22-4, 4-2). Wesley Slavin recorded his 29 assists and his 5 digs. Tam also got contributions from two of his freshmen, Jade Curtin Savala (9 digs, 3 aces) and Natalie Stanford (5 kills).

Redwood remained undefeated despite being pushed to the fifth set by Terra Linda on Friday. The Giants (17-4, 5-0) dropped the first set but bounced back with victories 24-26, 25-17, 25-17, 12-25, 15-7. The Trojans (18-9, 2-3) were led by Nadia Hutchinson’s 26 digs and her two aces. Ceci Osborn recorded her team-high 13 kills and her three aces. Olivia Brewster had her 11 kills and she had 5 blocks.

Mia Clayton had 10 kills and a .533 in the match, and the Marin Catholics remained undefeated with a 25-17, 25-13, 25-12 victory over San Rafael. Crystal Rosehuff added his 7 kills to the MC (16-6, 5-0). Molly Harrison had 20 assists and Isabella de Arellanes had 12. The Bulldogs (13-10, 1-5) were led by Jade Von Doop with his 7 kills and 7 digs. Tenley Broberi had 12 and 7 digs and Adelaide Gow had 10 digs.