Exeter Monarchs of the Week and Sports Extra
Exeter Monarchs of the Week
Each week, Exeter Union High School coaches will nominate outstanding players in each sport. These players will be featured here in the newspaper as well as at Kirkman’s VIP Pizza. This week’s players are listed below.
Kyle Cox – boys’ team
Courtlynn Wendt – girls’ team
Riley Carpenter – girls’ team
Ben Wheeler – boys’ team
Farmersville wins third straight game
Since losing to Orange Cove the Aztecs have won three straight in dominating fashion to stay in the hunt for an ESiL title. Last Friday Farmersville downed the Orosi Cardinals 21-8. It was their second over twenty run total during the streak. This week the Aztecs have two road games. Last night they took on the McFarland Cougars. Final occurred after press time. Friday they will play the Kings Christian Crusaders at 4 p.m.
Strathmore splits games with Corcoran
The Spartans are in the hunt for their best East Sequoia League finish in recent years. Last week they remained in third place after splitting games with the Panthers. Last Friday Corcoran defeated Strathmore 8-1. The Panthers scored seven in the fifth which proved to be the decider. On Wednesday in Corcoran the Spartans won 6-4. Tonight they take the field at home against the Woodlake Tigers at 4 p.m.
Tigers’ winning streak snapped
Woodlake had a seven game winning streak over the first part of league, but last week they begun a new streak as they drop two straight. Friday Woodlake lost 11-1 to the Corcoran Panthers who scored 10 runs in the third inning. The Tigers were only able to produce four hits in the game. On Wednesday they failed to score a run in an 11-0 loss to the Sierra Pacific Golden Bears. Both losses have Woodlake in danger of missing out on their first league title in 10 years. This week they have a two game series against the Lindsay Cardinals. (Monday result). The two teams will play again tonight at 4 p.m.
Blazers burn hole in Vikings’ boat
Golden West got a late season break from West Yosemite League play last week when they took on the Kingsburg Vikings in a make-up game. The Trailblazers took advantage of it winning 18-9. Tucker Stainbrook went a perfect 3-3, scored three runs and drove in two RBIs. Beau McLain got the win with five innings worth of work striking out five batters and only allowing one walk.
Exeter youth registration now open
The Exeter Youth Football League is now accepting registration every Monday at VIP Pizza, 180 E. Pine St. in Exeter. The fee is $100. Players must be entering kindergarten through the eighth grade for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information, visit the program’s Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.