Golden West High School bested the Warriors, 3-0, to win the Division III CIF Championship in baseball in Visalia on Friday, May 24.
The odds might not have been in their favor, but as explosive as the Mountain Baseball offense has been this season, there was little doubt that a comeback was possible.
After spotting Madera South a sizable lead in the CIF Division III semifinals, the Warrior offense came alive in the bottom of the sixth by scoring eight runs to pull away for an eventual 9-5 victory.
Tehachapi competed this past month in the SEYL and the CIF Central Section Championship meets, turning in top marks against the best teams in Kern County.
In the SEYL meet, Mountain Swimming took third place in both the varsity boys and girls divisions, highlighted by Lexi Zimmerman taking first place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:14.83.
Rose Williams of the Bear Valley Springs Pony Club was chosen to join an elite ten equestrian team for an exchange program in Virginia this June.
Rose, 12, was chosen from over 230 other Southern California area US Pony Club members to attend the exchange program. She will be the youngest on the team of ten young equestrians.
I attend plenty of sporting events throughout the year, whether I' m working or just enjoying the spectacle as a fan, I spend more times at ballparks and arenas in a single 12 month period than many people do in their entire lifetime. Yes I do consider myself lucky.
But I've started to notice a startling trend developing across the country, lack of attention during the National Anthem. Is it just me or are more and more people ignorant to proper etiquette when it comes to the Star Spangled Banner?
J & M Dance Center is Tehachapi's number one dance studio. Over the past five years the studio has grown in leaps and bounds from about 40 dancers to almost 200 dancers. This year they have a special show to commemorate their 5th year anniversary!
The show consists of 28 original choreographed dances, large and small props and other special features. J & M Dance Center has performed locally in the Tehachapi High School gym and sets up theatre lighting, professional sound and a professional dance floor all surrounded by a pipe and drape system to create a "stage."
Braves finish season in second place
Jayvee baseball ended the season with a split in the final week of the SEYL, defeating Foothill 12-0 and losing a narrow decision to Garces 7-6.
The Tehachapi Warriors varsity baseball team was victorious in the CIF Central Section Division III semifinals this afternoon in Tehachapi.
The No.9 Tehachapi Warriors' baseball team will face off against No.13 Madera South at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, in the CIF Central Section Division III semifinals at Jacobsen Middle School.
The Lady Warriors opened up the postseason as the no.10 seed, losing a narrow 9-8 decision to no.7 seed Wasco last Tuesday in the CIF Central Section Division III playoffs.
Tehachapi (6-16-1) started the game on a terror with a 5-1 lead through three and a half innings, but a seven run inning in the bottom of the fourth by Wasco gave the Lady Tigers a huge momentum shift and a lead that would not be relinquished.
After two key wins over East Bakersfield, the Lady Braves came out on top in a three-way race for the league championship, finishing with a co-title with Garces.
Tehachapi (13-4, 8-2 SEYL) only had league losses against Garces. The Lady Rams finished with an identical league mark, losing only to East 4-2 and Foothill 3-2.
Former THS runner Brennen Davis, a short distance runner in his third year at Fresno State University, was recently was named to the all-Mountain West Conference in the 400 meters, 4x100 and 4x400 relay events this past season.
All-MWC selections were awarded to the top three finishers in each event at the MW Outdoor championships held earlier this month in Las Vegas.