Mountain Golf earned their second-straight silver finish in Southeast Yosemite League action, amassing a team score of 472 last Thursday in Bakersfield.
Mountain Tennis opened up the Southeast Yosemite League schedule last week with a pair of home wins, defeating East 5-4 and Highland 8-1.
During a torrential rain storm in Simi Valley on March 1, four Tehachapi gymnasts performed at the top of their sport. A total of 14 gyms were represented from Bakersfield, the Central Coast and the Greater Los Angeles area.
Mountain Track and Field recently took part in the East Kern Bakersfield Relays, competing with 17 other schools in the Central Section at Bakersfield College. Highlighting Tehachapi’s efforts in the varsity division was Skylar Valencia taking second in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 42.66 and sixth in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 1.5 inches. The 4x100 relay of Rebekah Sebra, Hannah Silitonga, Alexis Namey and Madison Eberle took third with a time of 54.20 and the 4x200 relay team of Namey, Jessica Perreault, Sebra and Eberle took fourth with a time of 1:54.71.
The Warriors got their season off to a strong start with a second place finish in the first Southeast Yosemite League Tournament of the year, barely losing to tourney winner Garces by three strokes.
The walls between fans, players and coaches have grown increasingly thin over the years due to things like expanded media coverage and social networking which many feel is an invitation into another's private life.
Mountain Softball came back to win a tightly contested non-league game against Burroughs last week in the bottom of the seventh inning, scoring two runs to rally for a 7-6 victory.
Students from Tehachapi Martial Arts Center proudly display their certificates from a recent tournament. On Feb. 22, TMAC held its first ever intra-school tournament. The students put their hard work to the test and it was apparent as everyone went home with a certificate in either first, second or third place. The students competed in hyungs, sparring and board breaking using ground and jump kicks. Tehachapi Martial Arts Center has been part of the Tehachapi community for 23 years and is located in Old Towne at 20418 Brian Way. For more information, call 823-0621. Photo courtesy of Tehachapi Martial Arts Center
Tuesday morning, March 4, dawned like any other normal Horse Thief Women's Golf Club Play Day. Despite overcast skies and a nip in the air, it certainly was a day to throw your clubs in the car and head for Horse Thief Golf Club in Stallion Springs.
Mountain Baseball recorded just two hits in a 4-0 road loss against Burroughs last Tuesday afternoon.
Mountain Tennis recently took part in the biggest high school tennis tournament in the nation, competing in the 126-team California Classic near Clovis this past weekend.
Tehachapi’s Curtis Nelson (far right) was one of only 20 individuals across California to be selected to officiate at last weekend’s wrestling state championship at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. Above, Nelson oversees the 138 pound final over Mike Longo (in green) from Santiago-Corona and Emilio Saavedra (in red) from Modesto. For the full story on Nelson’s selection to the state wrestling meet, please visit the sports section at tehachapinews.com.