Last week the Fillmore Middle School Bulldogs Wrestling Team competed at Sinaloa Middle School in Simi Valley. The results are as follows: Devin Camacho 0-1, Erik Castaneda 0-1, Jonathan Patino 2-0 (1 pin), James Zellmer 0-1, Delilah Cervantez 0-1, Natalia Herrera 1-0 (pin), Amalia Nolan 1-0, Emma Torres 1-0 (pin). The team competed against athletes representing Balboa, Isbell, and Sinaloa middle schools. [Submitted by Coach Michael Torres.]
Last week the Fillmore Middle School Bulldogs Wrestling Team competed at Sinaloa Middle School in Simi Valley. The results are as follows: Devin Camacho 0-1, Erik Castaneda 0-1, Jonathan Patino 2-0 (1 pin), James Zellmer 0-1, Delilah Cervantez 0-1, Natalia Herrera 1-0 (pin), Amalia Nolan 1-0, Emma Torres 1-0 (pin). The team competed against athletes representing Balboa, Isbell, and Sinaloa middle schools. [Submitted by Coach Michael Torres.]
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Submitted by Coach Lolita Bowman
Fillmore High school girls tennis has completed two more tough matches against Hueneme High school and Malibu High school. Fillmore 3, Hueneme 15 and Fillmore 1, Malibu 17 were the final scores. Scoring points for Fillmore against Hueneme were players Emilia Magdaleno, Melissa Higuera, and Heilynn Burr. Melissa scored the only point in the match against Malibu. Melissa’s match was difficult, but she prevailed winning a tiebreaker. The match against Hueneme on September 24, officially started the league’s season. Hueneme, Malibu, Carpinteria, Nordoff, and Santa Paula High schools are in Fillmore’s Citrus Coast League. Further, even though Hueneme’s tennis team won the match against us, Fillmore toughed it out and played the best of their abilities. I tell the girls that even though they may lose to a better opponent, the skills of their game will only improve over time. Hard and fast serves can be returned with a hard and fast returns with little or no effort. With the exception of one player, all of the girls have been playing tennis for a mere three to six months. The losses are tough playing against girls who have been playing tennis for many years. Even so, the Fillmore girls are competitive and ready to play! I think they are doing great! At the Malibu match, first season player player Kira Martinez commented, “I was happy with the amount of returns that I made coach.” Then she said, “How can I continue to improve?” I told her to keep on the same track. Kira is a strong hitting player. If she sticks to the game of tennis, I figure she will be “aceing” her opponents in the future like no one’s business. Keep up the good work Kira! Jimena Cortes, playing singles for Fillmore against Malibu, was pleased with her final score was 6-3 when she learned that her opponent had been playing for several years. Jimena is a good player. With consistent training and time on the courts, I believe she will be one of the top players for Fillmore High school.

 


 
Photos courtesy Erika Arana.
Photos courtesy Erika Arana.
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Submitted By Nancy Vaca

Coast Soccer League Game Scores for Saturday September 28 and Sunday September 29 are as follows:
California United FC Girls 2011 Bronze North
Saturday, September 28: California United 0-11 Juggle the Words Ole
Sunday, September 29: California United 0-8 LA Surf SO G11
Overall Record: 1-4-1

California United FC Boys 2010 Bronze Alpha
Saturday, September 28: California United 0-4 Cal Warriors Legends FA
Sunday, September 29: California United 2-5 LA Galaxy CV B10 Blue
Goals: Nathan Lepe
Assist: Jack Kress and Ramsis Vargas

California United FC Black Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
Saturday, September 28: California United 5-0 Santa Paula Xtreme
Goals: Stephanie Mora 2, Olivia Weinerth 2 and Natalia Bautista 1
Assist: Natalia Bautista 1, Stephanie Mora 1, and Valerie Bazaldua 1
Shutout: Sydney
Sunday, September 29: California United 0-0 Ventura FC White
Overall Record: 4-0-2

California United FC Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
NO GAMES- BYE WEEKEND

California United FC Boys 2008 Bronze Rho
Saturday, September 28: California United 1-1 Simi Valley Premier Black
Goal: Nathaniel Negrete
Assist: Jesus Canchola
Sunday, September 29: California United 4-0 Moorpark Express Martinez
Goals: Jesus Canchola 2, Christian Ramirez 1, and Hector Hernandez 1
Shutout: Julian Medina and Diego Nungaray
Overall Record: 5-0-1

California United FC Girls 2006 Silver North
Saturday, September 28: California United 1 -2 Aztecs G06
Goal: Jadon Rodriguez
Overall Record: 2-2-0

California United FC Boys 2003 Bronze Alpha
Sunday, September 29: California United 6-2 Santos Laguna SC
Goals: Adrian Quezada 2, and Adolfo Garza 4
Assist: Adolfo Garza 1, Johnathan Laureano 1, Adrian Perez 1, Noe Garza 2, and Chino Zepeda 1
Overall Record: 6-0-0

California United FC Girls 2001 Silver Elite North
Sunday, September 29: California United 1-3 Oxnard United SC
Goal: Adriana Salas
Overall Record: 2-2-2

Oxnard County Soccer League
2012 Boys
Saturday, September 28: California United 1- VC Fusion
Goal: Francisco Magana
Overall Record 0-4-0

Pacific Coast League
2013 Girls
Sunday, September 28: California United 2 -2 Angels
Goals: Siani Lomeli, Annalise Castorena
Overall Record: 0-2-1

 


 
Last Friday, the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 5-0 with a 42-3 win against Temple City high school. The defense was led by senior middle linebacker, David Julian and his 7 tackles and 1 interception. Senior linebacker David Tovar added 2 sacks, while senior defensive backs Paget Ekelund and Nick Herrera each had an interception. On offense, senior Running Back Bryce Nunez had 109 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. Quarterback Jared Schieferle also threw for 3 touchdowns, two of them to senior receiver Paget Ekelund who finished with 6 catches for 93 yards and 2 touchdowns. Next week the Flashes open up their league schedule at home at 7pm vs. Carpinteria High School. Submitted by Sean Miller.
Last Friday, the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 5-0 with a 42-3 win against Temple City high school. The defense was led by senior middle linebacker, David Julian and his 7 tackles and 1 interception. Senior linebacker David Tovar added 2 sacks, while senior defensive backs Paget Ekelund and Nick Herrera each had an interception. On offense, senior Running Back Bryce Nunez had 109 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. Quarterback Jared Schieferle also threw for 3 touchdowns, two of them to senior receiver Paget Ekelund who finished with 6 catches for 93 yards and 2 touchdowns. Next week the Flashes open up their league schedule at home at 7pm vs. Carpinteria High School. Submitted by Sean Miller.
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Fillmore Raiders Youth Football Photos courtesy Crystal Gurrola.
Fillmore Raiders Youth Football Photos courtesy Crystal Gurrola.
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Fabian Del Villar and Erick Gutierrez FHS Varsity.
Fabian Del Villar and Erick Gutierrez FHS Varsity.
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Jasmine Vega Girls Varsity.
Jasmine Vega Girls Varsity.
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Natalie Cobian Girls JV.
Natalie Cobian Girls JV.
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On Friday, September 20, some members of the Flashes Cross Country teams competed at the Raider Invitational held at College Park in Oxnard. The meet is run on a relatively flat course over pavement, dirt, and grass.

The Frosh/soph girls started the day for the Flashes. Leading the way was newcomer Natalie Cobian who finished in 48th place in 24:11.98. She was followed by Isabel de la Cruz 91st in 26:17.36, Liliana Montejano 100th in 26:47.49, and Yarely Orozco 124th in 28:30.80.

The Frosh/soph boys followed and were led by a much improved James Flores. James finished in 16th place in 18:00.61. He was a medal winner and was the top place finisher for the Fillmore boys team on the day. He was followed by Brandon Gonzalez who finished 42nd in 18:54.48, Luis Castaneda 53rd in 19:10.08, Eneyin Ortega 59th in 19:19.32, Nathen Hurtado 77th in 19:41.30, Theodore Ebell 120th in 21:16.16, Isaac Mercado 149th in 22:24.70, Luke Hernandez 166th in 23:13.32, David Reyes 168th in 23:14.89, and Nicholas Hurtado 175th in 23:58.00.

Nicole Gonzalez was the lone competitor in the Varsity Girls race for the Flashes. Nicole finished in 15th place in 20:07.97. Nicole had the fastest time and the top finished spot for the Fillmore Girls team. Her effort earned her a medal.

Two boys ran in the Varsity boy’s race. Alex Manzo finished in 27th place and posted the fastest time on the day for all Fillmore athletes. He toured the course in a time of 16:49.81. Rey Laureano followed in 30th place in a time of 16:53.80. Both boys earned a medal for their effort.

The JV Girls followed, Anahi Pascual led with a 31st place finish in 25:31.31. She was followed by Emma Ortiz 61st in 27:49.21.

The final race of the day, the JV boys, was led by Andres Gonzalez who finished 21st in 18:36.24. He was followed by Brian Sanchez 37th in 19:43.29, and Anthony Estrella 86th in 22:40.85. Andres ran a personal best time and was a medal winner in this race.

For our next meet, several of the Flashes and their coaching staff will travel to Portland, Oregon. The athletes will compete in the Nike Portland Cross Country Invitational on September 28th against many of the top teams ln the nation. These races will be run at Blue Lake Park.

 


 
On Monday, September 23rd the Fillmore Flashes Girl’s Volleyball team took on Desert High School. Pictured above is Flashes #2 jumping to make the block against the desert player. On September 17th the Flashes lost to Nordhoff in 3 sets, 10-25, 10-25, 12-25. Standout players: Ashley Yepez had 4 kills, Olivia Palazuelos had 4 kills and 3 blocks. On September 19th the Flashes traveled to Santa Paula and lost with score being 22-25, 23-25, and 18-25. Standout Players: Olivia Palazuelos 8 kills and 2 blocks, Emma Ocegueda had 13 digs, and Nathalia Magana 2 serving aces, 12 digs, and 15 assists. Saturday, September 21 the Flashes Traveled to a tournament out at Carpinteria. They played against Santa Ynez, Chaminade, took a win from Cabrillo, and then lost to Chaminade during championship play. On Tuesday, September 24th the Flashes hosted Desert High Scores were 25-20, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23. Top players were Olivia Palazuelos 3 blocks, 8 kills, 2 aces. Nathalia Magana 3 aces and 15 assists. Tori Gonzales 3 aces, 11 digs, and 10 kills. Our record is 1-2 for Citrus Coast league and 3-6 overall. Submitted by Coach Tanya Gonzales.
On Monday, September 23rd the Fillmore Flashes Girl’s Volleyball team took on Desert High School. Pictured above is Flashes #2 jumping to make the block against the desert player. On September 17th the Flashes lost to Nordhoff in 3 sets, 10-25, 10-25, 12-25. Standout players: Ashley Yepez had 4 kills, Olivia Palazuelos had 4 kills and 3 blocks. On September 19th the Flashes traveled to Santa Paula and lost with score being 22-25, 23-25, and 18-25. Standout Players: Olivia Palazuelos 8 kills and 2 blocks, Emma Ocegueda had 13 digs, and Nathalia Magana 2 serving aces, 12 digs, and 15 assists. Saturday, September 21 the Flashes Traveled to a tournament out at Carpinteria. They played against Santa Ynez, Chaminade, took a win from Cabrillo, and then lost to Chaminade during championship play. On Tuesday, September 24th the Flashes hosted Desert High Scores were 25-20, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23. Top players were Olivia Palazuelos 3 blocks, 8 kills, 2 aces. Nathalia Magana 3 aces and 15 assists. Tori Gonzales 3 aces, 11 digs, and 10 kills. Our record is 1-2 for Citrus Coast league and 3-6 overall. Submitted by Coach Tanya Gonzales.
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Pictured above are two Flashes girls tennis as they get ready to serve the ball to the Santa Clara players in their match last Tuesday, September 17th. Photos courtesy Coach Lolita Bowman.
Pictured above are two Flashes girls tennis as they get ready to serve the ball to the Santa Clara players in their match last Tuesday, September 17th. Photos courtesy Coach Lolita Bowman.
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A note from coach Lolita Bowman.
We celebrated our first win against Santa Clara High School on September 17. Hearing the girls scream; yes scream, for joy was just an experience I will always remember. Countless serves and backhand drills came to fruition as the final score was Fillmore ten, Santa Clara eight. The line-up for Fillmore was as follows. Playing singles was Emilia Magdaleno, Heillyn Burr, and Maritza Campos. The doubles teams were Melissa Higuera/Rosalyn Diaz, Sofia Cardenas/Eveleen Lizarraga, and Ashlin Rodriguez /Jennifer Carillo. All three singles players scored an equal six points for Fillmore including doubles teams Melissa/Rosalyn and Eveleen/Sofia scoring four points. I want to congratulate our number two singles player Heillyn for winning her match against Santa Clara’s number one singles player. Heillyn worked hard and her final score was 6-4. Great job Heillyn! This girl is so competitive along with the entire team. These girls strive to play to the best of their ability and I am proud to be a part of their high school years of competitive sports. I believe that playing on the tennis team is instilling confidence and reliability. Being reliable is a big deal for this team as they are not allowed to play in the next match for failing to communicate when they cannot attend practice. To end, all I know is that the girls are having a great time on the tennis courts and that is what matters. Go lady Flashes!

 
The Fillmore Middle School Wrestling Team recently competed at Isbell Middle School’s Annual Takedown Tournament on Thursday, September 19th. Results are as follows: Devin Camacho 0-2, Erik Castaneda 0-2, Delilah Cervantez 1-1, Natalia Herrera 2-0, Amalia Nolan 2-0 , Jonathan Patino: 1-0-1, and Emma Torres: 2-0. The team traveled to Sinaloa Middle School on Wednesday, September 25th for a 5 team dual tournament. Submitted By Coach Michael Torres.
The Fillmore Middle School Wrestling Team recently competed at Isbell Middle School’s Annual Takedown Tournament on Thursday, September 19th. Results are as follows: Devin Camacho 0-2, Erik Castaneda 0-2, Delilah Cervantez 1-1, Natalia Herrera 2-0, Amalia Nolan 2-0 , Jonathan Patino: 1-0-1, and Emma Torres: 2-0. The team traveled to Sinaloa Middle School on Wednesday, September 25th for a 5 team dual tournament. Submitted By Coach Michael Torres.
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Pictured above is California United’s 2013 Girls player as she gets control of the ball to dribble it up the field during their game this past weekend against Oxnard Revolution. Photos courtesy Nancy Vaca.
Pictured above is California United’s 2013 Girls player as she gets control of the ball to dribble it up the field during their game this past weekend against Oxnard Revolution. Photos courtesy Nancy Vaca.
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Pictured above is Fillmore’s California United FC’s 2003 Boys Bronze Alpha Team after their winning game this past weekend against the Kickers SC in Oxnard. Final Score 5 – 3 Fillmore.
Pictured above is Fillmore’s California United FC’s 2003 Boys Bronze Alpha Team after their winning game this past weekend against the Kickers SC in Oxnard. Final Score 5 – 3 Fillmore.
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Submitted by Nancy Vaca

California United FC’s game results for September 21st and 22nd are as follows:
Coast Soccer League
California United FC Girls 2011 Bronze North
Saturday, September 21st: California United 1-1 Newbury Park SC Infinity
Goal: Viany Rubio
Assist: Meah Torres
Overall Record: 1-2-1

California United FC Boys 2010 Bronze Alpha
Saturday, September 21st: California United 1-4 Santa Barbara SC Blue
Goal: Jose Magana
Assist: Nathan Lepe
Overall Record: 1-3-0

California United FC Black Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
Saturday, September 21st: California United 0-0 Ventura FC Riptide
Overall Record: 3-0-1

California United FC Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
Saturday, September 21st: California United 2-0 Santa Paula FC Xtreme
Goals: Valerie Rubio and Jazleen Vaca
Assist: Sara Diaz
Shutout: Delila Ramirez

Sunday, September 22nd: California United 1-1 Ventura FC White
Goal: Valerie Rubio
Overall Record: 2-0-3

California United FC Boys 2008 Bronze Rho
Saturday, September 21st: California United 8-0 Newbury Park SC Wolves
Goals: Jesus Canchola 4, Christian Ramirez 1, Jayden Guzman 1, Nathaniel Negrete 2
Assist: Jaycob Guzman 2, Juan Medina 1
Shutout: Julian Medina and Christian Solis
Overall Record: 4-0-0

California United FC Girls 2006 Silver North
Saturday, September 21st: California United 4 -1 United-SC G06
Goals: Jadon Rodriguez 2, Karissa Terrazas 1, Athena Sanchez 1
Assist: Jazmin Soto, Jadon Rodriguez, Athena Sanchez
Overall Record: 2-1-0

California United FC Boys 2003 Bronze Alpha
Saturday, September 21st: California United 5-3 Kickers SC
Goals: Noe Garza 2, Arnulfo Zepeda 1, Johnathan Laureano 1, Adrian Perez 1
Assist: Johnathan Laureano 1, Mike Garibay 1, Adrian Quezada 1

Sunday, September 22nd: California United 10-3 Coastal Valley Juventus
Goals: Adolfo Garza 2, Arnulfo Zepeda 1, Diego Alcaraz 1, Adrian Perez 1, Mike Garibay 1, Adrian Quezada 3, Nicolas Magana 1
Assist: Johnathan Laureano 3, Nicolas Magana 1, Adrian Quezada 4, Arnulfo Zepeda 1
Overall Record: 5-0-0

California United FC Girls 2001 Silver Elite North
Saturday, September 21st: California United 1-0 Crusaders FC G01 White
Goal: Adriana Salas
Assist: Anahi Andrade

Sunday, September 22nd: California United 1-1 BF310 MPK G2001
Goal: Adriana Salas
Overall Record: 2-1-2

Oxnard County Soccer League Game Score:
Saturday, September 21st: 2012 Boys California United 0-1 Oxnard Shield
Overall Record: 0-3-0

Pacific Coast League Game Score:
Sunday, September 22nd: 2013 Girls California United 3-10 Oxnard Revolution
Goals: Annalise Castorena 1, Christine Beltran 1,
Overall Record: 0-2-0

 
Last Friday, the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 4-0 with a 48-0 win against La Canada high school. The Flashes completed their first back to back shutout games since 1990 and the defense was led by senior Defensive End Tyler Coert and his 5 tackles, including 1 sack. On offense, senior Quarterback Jared Schieferle passed for 295 yards and tied the school record with 5 passing Touchdowns, including 3 of them to senior receiver Ryan Gonzalez. Senior Running Back Bryce Nunez added 114 yards on the ground and 2 touchdowns. Next week the Flashes are away at 7pm vs. Temple City High School. [Courtesy Coach Sean Miller]
Last Friday, the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 4-0 with a 48-0 win against La Canada high school. The Flashes completed their first back to back shutout games since 1990 and the defense was led by senior Defensive End Tyler Coert and his 5 tackles, including 1 sack. On offense, senior Quarterback Jared Schieferle passed for 295 yards and tied the school record with 5 passing Touchdowns, including 3 of them to senior receiver Ryan Gonzalez. Senior Running Back Bryce Nunez added 114 yards on the ground and 2 touchdowns. Next week the Flashes are away at 7pm vs. Temple City High School. [Courtesy Coach Sean Miller]
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On Monday, September 16th registration for Fillmore Youth Basketball & Staff has officially opened you can register by emailing recreation@fillmoreca.gov or stop by City Hall during regular business hours. Please bring checkbooks, credit/debit cards or EXACT cash. We will not have change as our finance & their till window will be closed. We can not take any registrations after September 30th so don’t miss your chance to register! Courtesy City of Fillmore Facebookpage.

 
Fillmore Raiders Youth Football Photos courtesy Crystal Gurrola.
Fillmore Raiders Youth Football Photos courtesy Crystal Gurrola.
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Courtesy Nancy Vaca

Coast Soccer League Game Scores
California United Girls 2011 Bronze North
Saturday, September 14: California United 0 – 5 CC Aztecs/AV G11.
Sunday, September 15: California United 0-8 LA Surf LC G11.
Overall Record: 1-2-0

California United Boys 2010 Bronze Alpha
Sunday, September 15: California United 1- 7 Santa Barbara SC White
Goal: Nathan Lepe; Assist: Jose Magaña
Overall Record: 1-2-0

California United Black Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
Saturday, September 14: California United 22-0 Torino.
Goals: Kaya Haddox 2, Stephanie Mora 4, Olivia Weinerth 6, Serena Montiel 2, Carla Salcedo 1, Umi
Agraz 4, Nathalia Bautista 2, Sydney Nunnery 1
Assist: Kaya Haddox 2, Serena Montiel 2, Carla Salcedo 4, Natalia Bautista 5, Sydney Nunnery 2
Sunday, September 15: California United 6 - 2 Santa Barbara SC White.
Goals: Olivia Weinerth 2, Stephanie Mora 2, Natalia Bautista 1, Carla Salcedo 1
Overall Record 3-0-0

California United Girls 2008 Bronze Beta
Saturday, September 14: California United 1-1 Santa Barbara SC White.
Goal: Sara Diaz; Assist: Jazleen Vaca
Sunday September 15: California United 1-1 Ventura FC Riptides.
Goal: Valerie Rubio
Overall Record: 1-0-2

California United Boys 2008 Bronze Rho
Sunday, September 15: California United 9-0 La Galaxy CV B08 Yellow.
Goals: Christian Solis 2, Jesus Canchola 4, Juan Medina 1, Jurem Virgen 1, Hector Hernandez 1
Assist: Nathaniel Negrete, Julio Ballesteros, Christian Ramirez, Jaycob Guzman
Shutout: Julian Medina
Overall Record: 3-0-0

California United Girls 2006 Silver North
Saturday, September 14: California United 2-0 New Image Premier Blue Devils.
Goals: Athena Sanchez, Victoria Pina
Assist: Karissa Terrazas
Shutout: Gabriela Martinez and Jazmin Soto
Overall Record: 1-1-0

California United Boys 2003 Bronze Alpha
Sunday, September 15: California United 9-0 United RC Blue
Goals: Adrian Quezada 3, Nicolas Magana 2, Adolfo Garza 2, Arnulfo Zepeda 1, Diego Alcaraz 1
Assist: Mikey Garibay 2, Jonathan Laureano 3, Noe Garza 2, Adolfo Garza 1
Shutout: Mariano Gonzalez and Arturo Prado
Overall Record: 3-0-0

California United Girls 2001 Silver Elite North
Sunday, September 15: California United 1-6 Newbury Park SC Panthers
Goal: Nailea Gaytan
Overall Record: 1-1-1

Oxnard County Soccer League Game Scores
2012 Boys
Saturday, September 14: 2012 Boys California United 0-12 U de G
Overall Record: 0-2-0

Pacific Coast League Game Scores
2013 Girls
Sunday, September 15: 2013 Girls California United 0-8 Pachuca
Overall Record: 0-1-0

 

Courtesy Coach Tanya Gonzales

Tuesday, September 10th at Camarillo Frosh/Soph lost 4-25, 9-25, JV lost 17-25, 9-25, Varsity lost 15-25, 19-25, 13-25. Varsity stand out players were Nathalia Magana with 2 serving aces, 6 digs, and 8 assists, Tori Gonzales with 8 digs and 7 kills.

Thursday, September 12th the Flashes held their first league game at home against Carpinteria Frosh/Soph 25-13, 25-19, JV 25-16, 25-17, Varsity 17-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13 Standout players were Emma Ocegueda with 5 serving aces and 24 digs, Tori Gonzales 2 aces, 15 digs, and 7 kills, and Nathalia Magana 3 aces, 17 digs, and 25 assists.

 
Pictured above is Flashes Senior Vanessa Avila who placed 6th at the Eagle Invitational this past Saturday in El Segundo. Photo courtesy Coach Kim Tafoya.
Pictured above is Flashes Senior Vanessa Avila who placed 6th at the Eagle Invitational this past Saturday in El Segundo. Photo courtesy Coach Kim Tafoya.
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On Saturday the Fillmore Cross Country teams competed at the Eagle Invitational in El Segundo on the Lakes Golf Course. Combined with the warm weather and the humidity the course run mostly on grass and rolling hills with many turns. This proved to be very challenging especially as the day wore on.

The day started with 4 girls competed in the Varsity division. They were led by senior Vanessa Avila who placed 6th in 19:28.9. This was the fastest time of the day for the Fillmore girl competitors and Vanessa’s fastest time this year. She was followed by newcomer Aliana Tapia who placed 20th, in 21:02.7. Both Vanessa and Aliana were awarded an individual medal. They were followed by Angelica Herrera 31st. in 21:57.5, and Giselle Perez 34th in 22:20.9.

The boys varsity ran to a first place team finish besting a field of 11 teams. Leading the charge were the one, two punch of Fabian Del Villar and Erick Gutierrez. Fabi finished in 4th in 15:57. He was followed by Erick Gutierrez 5th in 15:58.1, Michael Camilo Torres 9th in 16:18.7, Jesse Martinez 10th in 16:24.2 and rounding out the scorers Davis Flores 11th in 16:33.2. All five of these athletes were awarded individual medals and a winning team finisher’s plaque. This was the top team performance of the day for all Fillmore teams.

The junior boys also performed well and finished 3rd in the team competition. They were led by Jesse De La Cruz who finished in 4th place and posted a time of 16:39.6. He was closely followed by teammate Matthew Munoz 5th in 16:51.3, Juan Carlos Laureano 9th in 17:15.1, Dave Bustos 34th in 18:39.7, Andres Gonzalez 42nd in 18:50.6, and Brian Sanchez 65th in 19:29. Jesse, Matt, JC and Andres were awarded individual medals and this team brought home a third place team plaque.

Eva Vieyra was the lone Fillmore competitor in the Girls JV race. Eva finished in 45th place in a field of 105 runners and was awarded an individual medal.

The boys sophomore race saw Fillmore’s top runner, James Flores finish in 25th place in 17:48.1. He was followed by Brandon Gonzalez 77th in 19:18.9, Eneyin Ortega 85th in 19:28.8, Nathen Hurtado 119th in 20:24, Izaac Hurtado 167th in 22:13.8, and Luke Hernandez 193rd in 24:39.9. James Flores was the only medal winner in this group and the group finished 12th in the team competition.

Fillmore had two competitors in the sophomore girl’s race. Leading Fillmore athletes was Jasmine Vega who place 18th in 22:32.6. She was followed by Natalie Cobian 38th in 24:33.9. Both girls were awarded individual medals.

The freshman boys were led by Luis Castaneda who finished in 26th place in a time of 18:30.7. This was an 18 second improvement for Luis over last week. He was followed by Theodore Ebell 139th in 22:11.9, David Reyes 151st in 22:49.5, Nicholas Hurtado 161st in 23:10.8, and Armando Martinez 189th in 25:33. Luis was an individual medal winner in this race.

The freshman girls were led by Emely Garcia in 89th place in a time of 25:25.8. She was followed by Lorena Perez 107th in 26:34, Yarely Orozco 125th in 28:45.2, Liliana Montejano 129th in 29:05.1 and Wendy Ciciliano 132nd in 30:19.5. In the team competition the girls finished in 12th place. All of these young ladies ran their first 3 miler in the hottest part of the day. Fillmore tough.

The Flashes will next compete at the Raider Invitational in Oxnard at College Park. The meet is scheduled for Friday, October 20th at 1 PM. Hope to see you there.

 
Last Friday, September 6th the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 3-0 with a 55-0 win against Desert high school. Special teams played a huge role for the Flashes, as they blocked two punts for touchdowns, recovered by seniors Juan Gallegos and Dylan Crawford respectively. Defensively, seniors Nick Herrera and Dylan Crawford both had interceptions. On offense, senior running back Bryce Nunez had 3 touchdowns on 4 carries for 52 yards and senior receiver Ricky Calderon added 2 catches for 80 yards and a touchdown. Flashes JV played against Paraclete this past Thursday, September 5th and fell short with a final score of 20 – 7. Next week, Friday, September 13th the Flashes Varsity will play at home 7pm vs. La Canada High School and Flashes JV will play Thursday, September 12th vs. La Canada. [Courtesy Coach Sean Miller]
Last Friday, September 6th the Fillmore Flashes improved their record to 3-0 with a 55-0 win against Desert high school. Special teams played a huge role for the Flashes, as they blocked two punts for touchdowns, recovered by seniors Juan Gallegos and Dylan Crawford respectively. Defensively, seniors Nick Herrera and Dylan Crawford both had interceptions. On offense, senior running back Bryce Nunez had 3 touchdowns on 4 carries for 52 yards and senior receiver Ricky Calderon added 2 catches for 80 yards and a touchdown. Flashes JV played against Paraclete this past Thursday, September 5th and fell short with a final score of 20 – 7. Next week, Friday, September 13th the Flashes Varsity will play at home 7pm vs. La Canada High School and Flashes JV will play Thursday, September 12th vs. La Canada. [Courtesy Coach Sean Miller]
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A note from tennis coach Bowman.

On September 3rd Fillmore traveled to compete at Santa Clara High School. Final score Fillmore 8, Santa Clara 10. Are the girls disappointed? I should think not. I am not. This was a close and long match. I was biting my fingernails as it almost came to a tie. When a “tie” occurs, the games are counted to determine the winner. Moving on, doubles team Melissa Higuera and Maritza Campos played one tiebreaker set and scored two points total for Fillmore, and number one singles player Emilia Magdaleno was hot yesterday, scoring three points out of three possible points! Go Emilia! Heillyn Burr playing the number two singles player scored one point for Fillmore, along with doubles team Rosalyn Diaz and Sofia Cardenas. Doubles team Ashlin Rodriguez and Jimena Cortes won one point for the team. The Fillmore High School girls tennis team is excited that the season is in full swing. Once again I, along with the team am pleased when some of the parents have time to attend the matches. Thank you to the parents of Emila, Maritza, Melissa, Jennifer, Ashlin, Kira, and Heillyn for being able to attend. I know the girls were excited to see you there. The match was held at the Oxnard Tennis Center which is located near the Performing Arts Center. The weather was hot and humid calling for more hydration than usual. I was called to go the court on one occasion to assist, only to discover that a tennis ball had gone over the fence; no disagreement in other words. Coaches can be called to the court to solve disputes or to sometimes help with the tiebreaker scoring as it can be complicated. Fortunately there were no squabbles on the court playing the match against Santa Clara, or maybe the girls are learning to settle disputes on their own. I am always pleased when the coach on the other team compliments the Fillmore players. Assistance coach Dimitiri commented that our number three singles player Eveleen Lizarraga “was returning the tennis balls like a backboard.” This means that Eveleen was hitting everything back! Good job Eveleen! I can believe it as the girls have been working hard on the court getting fit and practicing serves. Lastly Emilia and Maritza hold the record for “thirty three serves in” in a row. The record of forty eight is held by Maria Gonzales from last years team. As soon as all of the girls hit ten serves in a row, they are rewarded with a pizza party compliments of the coach!

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It was Fillmore versus Villanova Prep in Ojai California on 9-5-2019. It was a very hot day. The tennis team drained the five gallon Gatorade water and ice container. I encourage the team to drink plenty of liquids especially to prevent injuries and of course heat related illnesses. The starting line-up for the day was the following: Singles-Emilia Magdaleno, Eveleen Lizarraga, Maritza Campos Doubles-Melissa Higuera/Jimena Cortes, Heillyn Burr/Ashlin Rodriguez, and Sofia Cardenas/Rosalyn Diaz. Our secret weapons were Samantha Pacheco, Erika Anguiano, Paola Ruiz, Kira Martinez, Anneliese Asfour, and Jennifer Carrillo. The entire team participated in the match except for one player who had sustained an injury from the prior match against Santa Clara High School. The final score was Fillmore 8, Villanova 10. Doubles teams Melissa/Jimena/and sub Jennifer, and team Heillyn and Ashlin were the top scorers for the day. Singles players Emilia, Eveleen, and Maritza also scored points for the team Flashes. Go Flashes! As usual I was so proud to watch the Fillmore girls participate in this event as this team is quite competitive. These pre-season matches are getting the girls ready for the league matches which begin on September fourth against Hueneme High School. A special thank you to mothers Monica Campos and Claudia Higuera for bringing snacks for the girls that day! The girls appreciated it.

 

Submitted by Coach Tanya Gonzales.

Last Tuesday, September 3rd Fillmore Flashes Girls Volleyball played at Pacifica. It was a hard fought match for the Flashes, but they did fall short to Pacifica in 5 sets. Scores were 22-25, 25-17, 19-25, 25-22, and 6-15. Stand out players were Lilly Diaz with 20 assists and 10 digs, Olivia Palazuelos who had 9 kills and 3 blocks. Emma Ocegueda had 5 serving aces and 20 digs.