The Varsity Boys Track and Field team participated at the Fountain Hills Friday Night Track Meet at Fountain Hills High School on April 21, 2017. Andrew Carson ran a PR in the 100 meter with a time of 12.33. David Vargas did an excellent job throwing with PRS in both shot and discus, throwing 36’4″ and 101’8″. “After a season full of hard work and countless hours on the track, our boys improved greatly and ended the season strong,” said Coach Norris.
The Varsity Girls Track and Field team participated at the Fountain Hills Friday Night meet on April 21, 2017 at Fountain Hills High School. The 4 x 800 meter relay of Victoria Munoz, Mariah Albe, Ashiyah Wheeler, and Paula Dellinger once again beat the school record with a time of 10:57.33. They are 19th in Division 3. Ashiyah Wheeler placed 6th place in the 1600 meter with a time of 6:10.28. Danyelle Earl placed 6th in the 400 meter with a time of 1:06.29. “It was awesome to see the ladies dig deep and come away with several personal records. It is a great way to end a season,” said Coach Erickson.
The Falcons faced off against the Casteel Colts. Orlando Chavez pitched 4 innings with 3 BBs, 0 K, 11 hits. The Falcon offense was led by Toby Wiley getting on base 2 times with a base hit. The Colts beat the Falcons 12-0. “I could not have asked anything more out of Toby, Orlando and Ethan. I appreciate all their hard work,” said Head Coach Corey Gow.
The North Pointe Falcons came up a little short falling to Casteel by a final of 2-3. The offense was led by Reyna Caudillo and Cynthia Gil who both went 2 for 3 with two doubles. Collete Gallagher and Josh Martin recorded two outs for the defense and Reyna Caudillo recorded 14 strikeouts. “I want to thank Mandy Castro, Nichole Palma, Lissett Hernandez, and Kristin Herity for their contributions to North Pointe Softball over the last 4 seasons. Going forward, we have to execute the game plan and making sure the little things are important to us,” Coach Gil said after the game.
The Falcons faced off against the Casteel Colts. Toby Wiley pitched 2 innings with 8 BBs, 1 K, 13 hits. The Falcon offense was led by Toby Wiley with 2 base hits and Orlando Chavez with the only Falcons run.The Colts beat the Falcons 17-1. “We will keep working hard to achieve our goals,” said Assistant Coach Chris Fair.
The Falcons defeated the Scottsdale Christian Eagles with a final score of 7-6. Sophomore pitchers Reyna Caudillo and Sophia Rabayda combined to strikeout 17 batters during the 7 inning contest. Junior Collette Gallagher went 1 for 2 with 3 RBI and a run scored. Freshman Reyna Gil drove in the game winning run in the top of the 7th inning. “Overall I was pleased to not see a big let down coming off such a big win on Tuesday. As a team, we would also like to thank the North Pointe track and field team for coming out and supporting us. We really fed off of their energy and hope to see more students coming out to support us as we get closer to the post season,” Coach Gil said after the game.
The North Pointe Falcons beat the #1 team in the state Yuma Catholic with a dramatic come from behind 4-3 victory on Tuesday. The defense was led by Reyna Caudillo who collected 15 strikeouts over 7 innings. Sophia Rabayda had the walk off double to end the game in the 7th. After the game coach Gil said, “This was a great game against a very tough team. I loved the way we fought down the very last out and came away with a great win.”