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Pleasanton Preps: Amador pitcher Williams throws perfect game

Also: Foothill track and field, girls soccer awards, Hart cheer wins national title

Amador Valley softball pitcher Danielle Williams threw a perfect game in the Dons' 5-0 victory over College Park last Saturday, one of two wins for Amador that day.

Williams went seven innings without allowing a baserunner and struck out 17 College Park hitters.

Allison Kim drove in a pair of runs for the Dons, with Julia Camelo also bringing in an Amador run. Aynslee Roberts, Chloe Engel, Mia Hildebrand and Bridget Aguilar all added hits for Amador.

Earlier in the day the Dons beat Tracy 1-0, with Williams again leading the way. She had a double and drove in the lone run at the plate and struck out 17 again while allowing just two Tracy hits from the circle.

Engel and Hannah Kramer also had hits for Amador.

Foothill track and field

Last Saturday, the Falcons brought home both girls titles -- frosh/soph and varsity -- from the Wolf Pack Relays at Merrill West High in Tracy.

On the boys' side, the frosh/soph and varsity teams finished fourth.

Following are the first-place finishers for the Falcons:

* Girls 4x400 relay: Varsity, Belle Aduaka, Carina Stacey, Reece Lombardi, Abby McKeag. Frosh/soph (F/S), Erin Chin, Elyse Wolhenberg, Ella Swadley, Abbey Howe.

* Boys 4X400 relay: Varsity, Jack Cruz, Allen Seo, Anthony Lin, Thomas Kersulis.

* Girls pole vault: Varsity, Ashley Bunting (8 feet). F/S, Sydney Sullivan (9 feet).

* Girls high jump: F/S, Lauran Twamugabo (4 feet, 4 inches).

* Girls triple jump (Foothill sweep): Swadley (31-5.5), Howe (30-3.5), Twamugabo (28-7.5).

* Boys 400: Logan Richardson (54.31 seconds).

Foothill tennis

The Falcons are on a roll, sweeping three East Bay Athletic League opponents last week.

Foothill defeated San Ramon Valley 7-2 led by a strong showing in singles by Kyle Thompson, Shreekar Eedara, Adam Linette, Abhi Eedara and Ani Poruri. The Falcons picked up two victories in double,s by Alex Yang and Dylan Weiglein at No. 1 and Mark Mouch and Brendan Hwang at No. 3.

Next up was another 7-2 win, this one over Monte Vista. Shereekar Eedara, Abhi Eedara, Linette and Poruri again took their singles matches, and Yang and Weiglein, and Matt Haskell and Hwang prevailed in doubles.

The Falcons ended the week with a 9-0 win over Dublin.

Shreekar and Abhi Eedara, Linette and Poruri each won their third match of the week joined by Andrew Kwon and Hwang in singles, and Yang and Jared Tay at No. 1 doubles, Genghe Zhu and Vince Barletta at No. 2, and Mihir Weling and Deen Hamid at No 3.

Foothill girls soccer

The Falcons' season finally came to an end last week in the inaugural NorCal Regional State playoffs with a 4-0 loss to Mitty.

The Falcons were one of eight Division I schools in Northern California to be picked to participate in the playoff.

With the success of the 2017-18 season, EBAL recognition followed with six players receiving awards voted on by league coaches: Sarah Mirr (2nd Team All-EBAL), Taylor Noval (2nd Team), Peyton Raun (2nd Team), Megan Guerra (Honorable Mention), Allison Jenezon (Honorable Mention) and Quinn Lombardi (Honorable Mention).

Hart cheer

On Feb. 25, Hart Middle school sent two stunt teams to compete in the USA Jr. Cheer Nationals in Anaheim, and came away with a national title.

Team 2 consisting of Elana Basto, Audrey MacVicar, Laney Lopez and Deanna Juan beat out teams from 11 other schools to claim the championship of the Junior Group Stunt Novice Division.

Team 1 consisted of Haley Carrozzi, Cassie Smith, Lily Reno, Olivia Fragomeli and Annette Au.

Editor's note: Dennis Miller is a contributing sports writer for the Pleasanton Weekly. To contact Miller or submit local high school sports scores, game highlights and photographs for his weekly Pleasanton Preps column, email him at acesmag@aol.com.

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