Sports shorts: Flames second at Brentwood wrestling tournament

Dec. 30—The Lodi High girls wrestling team placed second at the Birttney David Tournament at Liberty High in Brentwood on Wednesday.

Lodi's Azaria Biegler was the runner-up in the 126-pound division, finishing with a 4-1 record. At 170, Elora Parises also went 4-1 for third place. Jayda Van Steenberge placed fourth at 137 with a 3-2 record, Jocelyn Shelley went 4-1 for fifth place at 121, and Samantha Magana went 2-3 for eighth place at 143.

Other Lodi wrestlers were Emily Ruiz (2-2 record at 131), Vanessa Rosales (2-2 at 160), Liliana Ortiz (1-2 at 121) and Stacie De La Rosa (1-3 at 189).


Varsity girls: Tokay 38, Downey-Modesto 18

The Tigers bounced back from a loss on the opening day of the Tracy Tournament, improving to 7-9 this season.

Varsity girls: Hughson 41, Lodi 32

The Flames dropped Wednesday's game at the Pitman Holiday Tournament in Turlock, dropping to 4-10 overall. Norah Mayer led Lodi with 18 points and added 7 reboiunds, Kiah Aitken had 3 points and 12 boards, Janie Schallberger had 4 points, and Emmy Spaletta had 2 points and 2 steals.

Varsity boys: Natomas 60, Liberty Ranch 51

The Hawks dropped Wednesday's game in the opener of the Fairfield Holiday Classic, with 19 points and 8 rebounds from Yousef Diab, 12 points from Nathan Nelson, 7 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals from Brayden Roots, 7 points and 5 boards from Troy Jackson, 2 points and 4 rebounds from Elliott Hawker, and 2 points each from Ryan Martin and Kweisi Kumeh.

Varsity boys: Elliot Christian 68, Sierra Ridge 37

The Eagles jumped out to a 40-12 halftime lead in Wednesday's win at the Stockton Christian Tournament, with 18 points and 4 steals from Roman Castro, 11 points each from Jeremy Nielsen (4 assists and 4 steals) and Elliot Burton (4 rebounds), 10 points, 5 assists and 5 steals from Jeremiah Carter, 6 points, 8 boards and 5 steals from Jayden Gaither, 6 points from Robert Goodpasture Jr., 2 points and 5 rebounds from Jayden San, 2 points from Nevin McKissick and 1 point, 4 rebounds from Kaden Kirby.

Varsity boys: Stockton Christian 58, Lodi Academy 17

Andrew Kanas led the Titans with 6 points in Wednesday's loss at the Stockton Christian Tournament, adding 5 rebounds. Landen Lippert had 4 points and 5 boards, Jonah Pandjaitan had 3 points and 5 rebounds, Zack Kanas had 2 points, Ty Zinke had 2 points and 6 rebounds, Cole Bereth had 5 rebounds, and Jack Zinke had 4 rebounds.

Varsity girls: Lodi Academy 54, Stockton Christian 24

The Titans won in the second round of the Stockton Christian Tournament on Wednesday, improving to 4-2 this season.

JV girls: Patterson 24, Lodi 21

Lodi lost Wednesday's game at the Turlock Tournament, with 8 points from Keily Ramirez, 5 from Sienna Aitken, and 4 each from Jocelyn Alvarez and Kylie Blum.