Submitted by Head Coach Tanya Gonzales

The Fillmore Flashes girls’ volleyball team hosted their first preseason match on Thursday, August 16th against Villanova. Fillmore’s JV won in 2 sets, 25-15 and 25-17. Varsity lost in 3, 11-25, 23-25, and 12-25. This year’s team consists of 2 seniors, 7 juniors, and 3 sophomores. The girls have been working hard all summer to come together as a new team. The Flashes next home game will be Thursday, August 23rd at Channel Islands High School. Frosh 4:00pm, JV 5:00pm and Varsity 6:00pm.

 

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CA United 2001 Boys Soccer Champs. Back row 1-r: Luis Sosa, Fernando Magaña, Julio Suarez, Serjio Ramos, Alejandro Rodeiguez, Yobany Figueroa, Luis Aguilar, Cesar Lopez, Octavio Rodriguez, Coach Ramona Sanchez. Front row l-r: Eric Torres, Eduardo Magaña, Marco Reyes, Alejandro Ortiz, Erick Lopez, Juan Maciel, Ronaldo Cabrera, Jonathan Laureano. Players missing Carlos Vargas, Jonathan Perez, Alberto Ceja. Photo courtesy Esmeralda Reyes.
CA United 2001 Boys Soccer Champs. Back row 1-r: Luis Sosa, Fernando Magaña, Julio Suarez, Serjio Ramos, Alejandro Rodeiguez, Yobany Figueroa, Luis Aguilar, Cesar Lopez, Octavio Rodriguez, Coach Ramona Sanchez. Front row l-r: Eric Torres, Eduardo Magaña, Marco Reyes, Alejandro Ortiz, Erick Lopez, Juan Maciel, Ronaldo Cabrera, Jonathan Laureano. Players missing Carlos Vargas, Jonathan Perez, Alberto Ceja. Photo courtesy Esmeralda Reyes.
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Submitted by Ramona Sanchez

California United 2001 Boys Soccer team proved on August 11th & 12th, at the Anaheim Showcase Tournament by competing against great Soccer Academy's and going undefeated to the finals. They ended in a draw against Asernal Soccer Academy in the final 1-1, putting both teams on penalties shootout. California united boys won in penalty shootout 5-4, giving California United the Championship.

Stats for the Anaheim Showcase Tournament held August 11th & 12th:
Saturday, August 11th -First game: California United 1-1 against Vista Storm; Goals: Ronaldo Cabrera; Assist:Eric Torres. Second game: California United 3-1 against DCSC Atlas; Goals: Marco Reyes, Serjio Ramos, Jonathan Laureano; Assist:Julio Suarez, Eric Torres, Yobany Figueroa.

Sunday August 12, 2018 - Third game: California United 2-0 against Pumas Academy; Goals scored: Yobany Figueroa, Jonathan Laureano; Assist:Juan Maciel; Final California United 1-1 Arsenal; Goal: Yobany Figueroa; Penalties shootout; Goals: Serjio Ramos, Yobany Figueroa, Ronaldo Cabreram Juan Maciel, Luis Aguilar, Erick Lopez; Goalkeeper blocked 1of 5 penalty shots.

 


 
Pictured above is the California United U-12 Girls Team which has advanced to the Championship in the VC Fusion Summer Invitational Tournament. (l-r) Lexi Pina, Athena Dunbar, Kim Manriquez, Gabriela Martinez, Kari Terrazas, Marlene Gonzalez, Livi Cabral, Mikayla McKenzie, Tori Pina, Isabel Hernandez, Naomi Tobias, Ashley Hernandez, Fatima Alvarado, Jadon Torres and Anahi Aranda (not pictured, Miley Tello). Coaches Junior Lomeli, Cipriano Martinez and Tony Hernandez. Photo courtesy Tony Hernandez.
Pictured above is the California United U-12 Girls Team which has advanced to the Championship in the VC Fusion Summer Invitational Tournament. (l-r) Lexi Pina, Athena Dunbar, Kim Manriquez, Gabriela Martinez, Kari Terrazas, Marlene Gonzalez, Livi Cabral, Mikayla McKenzie, Tori Pina, Isabel Hernandez, Naomi Tobias, Ashley Hernandez, Fatima Alvarado, Jadon Torres and Anahi Aranda (not pictured, Miley Tello). Coaches Junior Lomeli, Cipriano Martinez and Tony Hernandez. Photo courtesy Tony Hernandez.
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Submitted by Tony Hernandez

California United was in tournament mode as three of its club teams participated over the August 11th weekend. The girls U-12 and U-10 teams saw action locally at the VC Fusion Summer Invitational Tournament held in Ventura while the U-17 boys played at the Anaheim FC Summer Showcase where the competition was tough.

The U-17 boys had a strong showing on their first day coming out on top of their bracket, first with a 1-1 tie against Vista Storm with a goal from Rolando Cabrera off the assist from Erick and then a big 3-1 victory over DCSC Atlas. The goal scorers for the second game were Marcos Reyes, Sergio Ramos and Jonathan Laureano along with assists for Julio Suarez, Eric Torres and Yobani Fiqueroa. In the semi-final match the following day, California United looked strong the entire game and came out with a 2-0 win over Pumas Academy with Yobani Figueroa and Jonathan Laureano each scoring one goal and Juan Maciel with an assist. California United would face Arsenal FC in the Championship and wound up coming out on top to take 1st place in the tournament.

The U-12 girls also had a great outing at this tournament and definitely made a splash in the Ventura County soccer scene. They were the only team in their division to win both games on Saturday and came out ready to play on Sunday as well. The defense looked strong the entire weekend recording 2 shutouts and making it tough on the opposing teams to get much of anything going. The end result was a 4-0-0 record for the weekend and title of Tournament Champions. The final was a great game against Channel Islands FC that had both teams trading blows, but the defense held and California United came away with the 1-0 victory off the goal of Marlene Gonzalez. Many of the girls played every minute of every game and showed real determination in the final game.

The U-10 girls had a challenging weekend in the VC Fusion Summer Invitational Tournament as they stepped up to play against club teams that have been around much longer and showed tremendous heart. The coaches were so proud of how hard these girls played against these top clubs and their gritty determination. Great job to our goalie Delila Ramirez who had over 40 shots at goal throughout the tournament and did an amazing job. This was an amazing learning experience for both the players and the coaches.

Three teams!! Two championships!! One great weekend!!

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2006G (U12) Champions: Game1 - California United 5 - Channel Islands United 2, Goals: Marlene Gonzalez 2, Naomi Tobias 2, Anahi Aranda 1, Assist: Naomi Tobias 1. Game2 - California United 3 - AYSO United FC 0, Goals: Marlene Gonzalez 2, Naomi Tobias 1. Game 3 Semifinals - California United 5 - Atlético Real 1, Goals: Marlene Gonzalez 3, Karissa Terrazas 1, Fatima Alvarado 1, Assist: Marlene Gonzalez 1, Karissa Terrazas 2. Game 4 Finals - California United 1 - Channel Island United 0, Goals: Marlene Gonzalez. Fusion tournament record: 4-0-0

California United U-10 Girls: Game#1 - Real So Cal 5-0 CU. Game#2 - Santa Barbara Soccer Club 3-1 California United, Goal: Lizbeth Mendez. Game#3 FC Golden State-Oro 4-1 California United Goal: Sara Diaz Assist: Alondra Leon.

 


 
California United’s U10Girl Alondra Leon as she tries to steal the ball away from the Royal Puma player. Photos courtesy
Susan Torres and Liv Cabral.
California United’s U10Girl Alondra Leon as she tries to steal the ball away from the Royal Puma player. Photos courtesy Susan Torres and Liv Cabral.
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Submitted by Nancy Vaca

Saturday, August 18th SEMI-FINAL Game Scores for California United Soccer Club: California United U10Girls tie 3-3 against the Royal Pumas, but lost to the Royal Pumas in penalties. California United was down 3-1 in the first half. The girls came back in second half to tie the game in the last minute. Stats: Goals: Lizbeth Mendez 1, Sara Diaz 2; Assist: D'andra Amezcua 1 and Jazleen Vaca 2

California United U10Boys tie 1-1 against Aguilas de Oxnard, and won in penalties, which advanced them to the finals. Stats: Goal: Abe de la Cruz

California United U11Boys lost 0-6 against the Scorpions. Great job on Angel Toro, Angel never stop playing, he play strong all the time until the last minute.

California United U13Boys lost 0-3 against the Red Star.

California United U14Girls won 4-1 against the Pumas California United Blue which advanced them to the Finals. Goals: Valeria Jaimes 1, Alexis Velasco 2, Daisy Jimenez; Assist: Valeria Jaimes 3, Alexis Velasco 1.

California United U14Boys lost 0-6 against Oxnard United. Only two California United teams have advanced to the finals the U10Boys and the U14Girls to the Finals this Saturday, August 25th.

 


 
Fillmore High School’s Agustin Osegueda has been selected for the 2018 Max Preps California All-State Small Schools Second Team. This has been a very successful junior year for Osegueda. He has been named All Southern Section Division 7 Player of the Year and Ventura County Star All-County First Team. Congratulations Agustin!
Fillmore High School’s Agustin Osegueda has been selected for the 2018 Max Preps California All-State Small Schools Second Team. This has been a very successful junior year for Osegueda. He has been named All Southern Section Division 7 Player of the Year and Ventura County Star All-County First Team. Congratulations Agustin!
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This year will be the 11th Annual Mammoth Lakes Cross Country High Altitude Running Camp. The Fillmore High School Cross Country team travels to Mammoth for an 8 day trip of High Altitude Training. Each team member is invited, but must pay $300 to participate in the camp. The team tries to raise as much money as possible by selling chocolates, having car washes, other fundraisers, etc.

They are asking the Fillmore community to help by donating to the Fillmore High School Cross Country team. A Fillmore Cross Country runner Vanessa Avila went last year, and said, “We ran some difficult trails that challenged us physically and mentally, so we can become better runners and better teammates. It was a very fun experience to be able to go spend time with each other as a team.”

Both the girls and boys teams are determined to do what it takes to become champions next season. This year they want to train harder during the summer to better prepare themselves for next season. The team wants to go out and represent for the City of Fillmore.

If you would like to make a donation please do so by making checks out to Fillmore High School Cross Country Team and mail to P.O Box 672 Piru ca 93040.

Thank you in advance. GO FLASHES!!

 
The Fillmore High School Cheer Squad finished cheer camp this past week at Cal Lutheran University. The team received two Varsity awards and one JV award. They also received a spirit stick and four of the cheerleaders were invited to be part of the USA Cheer Team! Another awesome summer for FHS Cheer!
The Fillmore High School Cheer Squad finished cheer camp this past week at Cal Lutheran University. The team received two Varsity awards and one JV award. They also received a spirit stick and four of the cheerleaders were invited to be part of the USA Cheer Team! Another awesome summer for FHS Cheer!
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California United U-10 Girls player as she tries to make her way up the field past Oxnard Real’s defense at last Saturday’s game. Photos courtesy Susan Torres.
California United U-10 Girls player as she tries to make her way up the field past Oxnard Real’s defense at last Saturday’s game. Photos courtesy Susan Torres.
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California United U-10 Girls player as she tries to steal the ball from Oxnard Real in their game this past Saturday.
California United U-10 Girls player as she tries to steal the ball from Oxnard Real in their game this past Saturday.
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Submitted by Coach Tony Hernandez.

Saturday, June 16th Game Scores:
California United U10Girls: 1-2 vs. Oxnard Real - Goals: Sara Diaz (1); Assist: Valerie Rubio (1) Record: 1-1.

California United U10Boys: 2-1 vs. Leones Negros - Goals: Jesus Canchola (1) and Christian Solis (1) Record: 1-1.

California United U13Boys: 2-5 vs. Tigres - Goals: Lisandro Orozco (1) and Ivan Espinosa (1); Assist: Arnulfo "Chino" Zepeda (1).

California United U14Girls: 2-0 vs. Lobas - Goals: Alexis Velazco (1) and Valeria Jaimes (1); Assist: Daisy Jiménez (1) and Emely Garcia (1); Goalie: Yasmín Mercado shutout; Record: 2-0.

California United U14Boys: 2-1 vs. Xolos Academy - Goals: Marcos Zavala (1) and Arnulfo "Chino" Zepeda (1); Assist: Diego Alcaraz (1); Record: 2-0.

 
Pictured above is the Fillmore Girls 12U Softball Team top row l-r: Coach Cali Venegas, Aleena Camacho, Coach Cesar Camacho, Davina Miranda, Makayla Balboa Destiny Halcon, Ary Munoz Coach Pokey Sanchez, Emma Harm, Desiree Cardona, bottom row l-r Vivianna Posadas, Erika Sanchez, Annalisa Cabral, Sofie Aviles, Marissa Lugo. Photo courtesy Stephanie Cardona.
Pictured above is the Fillmore Girls 12U Softball Team top row l-r: Coach Cali Venegas, Aleena Camacho, Coach Cesar Camacho, Davina Miranda, Makayla Balboa Destiny Halcon, Ary Munoz Coach Pokey Sanchez, Emma Harm, Desiree Cardona, bottom row l-r Vivianna Posadas, Erika Sanchez, Annalisa Cabral, Sofie Aviles, Marissa Lugo. Photo courtesy Stephanie Cardona.
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Submitted by Stephanie Cardona

May 11th-13th the Fillmore Girls 12U softball went 4-1 in the Moorpark Tune-up Tournament, but fell short to Moorpark Elite in the championship game taking 2nd place.

The Fillmore Girls bounced back in the TOGSA Memorial weekend softball tournament and went undefended in a tournament held May 25th-28th, defeating Santa Paula in that Championship game 4 to 2. With no time to rest the Fillmore girls started in the Jessica Mendoza All-Star Tournament held June 1st-3rd, going 4-1 and battled their was to the championship game held Sunday, June 3rd where they were victorious in defeating Northridge Gold 13-0.

The Fillmore Girls 12U All-Stars will continue their journey and play in the Pico Rivera District Warm Up Tournament which will be held June 8th – 10th. Good luck girls!

 
Sprinter Leah Barragan broke 9-10 girls 200m record at VCYTC Championships; 29.44. Photos courtesy Jared Perez.
Sprinter Leah Barragan broke 9-10 girls 200m record at VCYTC Championships; 29.44. Photos courtesy Jared Perez.
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Distance runner Paola Estrada broke the 9-10 girls 1600m record at Co-Conference Championships; 5-48.64.
Distance runner Paola Estrada broke the 9-10 girls 1600m record at Co-Conference Championships; 5-48.64.
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Distance runner Lindsey Ramirez broke three 11-12 girls 3200m records. PR 11,16.
Distance runner Lindsey Ramirez broke three 11-12 girls 3200m records. PR 11,16.
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Heritage Valley Blazers Track and Field Club concluded their 2018 season with some major record breaking moments. They began conditioning in February and for 34 of our athletes, completed their season on May 12, 2018.

This season’s elite athlete was, Lindsey Ramirez of Santa Paula, CA. who broke three records in the girls 11-12 year old Midget division for the 3200m. Lindsey ran away with her first record of 11:27.01 at the 9th Annual SoCal Youth Invite. She also raced the 1600m and took home a 1st place finish, time of 5:25.98. The two-day track meet was held at College of the Canyons on April 7th and 8th, 2018.

Lindsey Ramirez’s second record came one month later, at the (VCYTC) Ventura County Youth Track Conference Championships on May 5th, 2018. Here Lindsey pushed her limits, for no one was near her. Self-motivation, grit and the crowd at Moorpark High School kept her going to break a 34 year old record, set back in 1984. Old record was 11:37.8 and new record stands at 11:17.46. She ran her 1600m in 5:22.16 coming in 2nd. Sprinter Leah Barragan was HVB bantam highlight of the day. Leah blazed her way across the finish line in 1st, with a new record and PR of 29.44 in the 200m. She also anchored her 4x400m. HV Blazers had a total of 34 athletes advance to Co-Conference Championships, a week later.

8U Gremlin Girls: Emily Arriaga - 400m 1:21.67, 4th; 800m 3:02.51, 1st and 1600m 6:30.94, 1st.

8U Gremlin Boys: Rene Vega – 100m 16.34 (PR), 3rd; 200m 34.01, 2nd and 400m 79.32 (PR), 2nd.
Abel Arana – 400m 800m 3:00.19, 2nd and 1600m 6:25.77, 4th. 4x100mR – Abel Arana, Adrian Uribe, Evan Ramirez, Rene Vega 69.08, 5th.

9-10 Bantam Girls: Leah Barragan – 100m 14.22 (PR), 1st; 400m 70.57, 2nd.. Paola Estrada – 800m 2:41.87, 2nd and 1600m 5:46.07 (PR), 1st. Kaylani Perez – 800m 2:52.26 (PR), 4th and 1600m 6:07.11 (PR), 3rd. Genevieve Abbitt – 800m 2:59.32, 7th and 1600m 6:19.16 (PR), 8th. 4x100mR – Sarah Cedillos, Olivia Moreau, Jasmine Gonzalez, Madeline Gascon 64.79, 5th. 4x400mR – Paola Estrada, Sarah Cedillos, Jasmine Gonzalez, Leah Barragan 5:19.63, 5th.

9-10 Bantam Boys: Timothy Pillado II – 400m 71.08, 5th and 800m 2:45.10, 2nd. Ayden Marquez – 800m 2:48.43, 5th and 1600m 5:54.25, 5th. Noah Halcon – 800m 2:49.20 (PR), 7th and 1600m 6:05.78 (PR), 7th.

11-12 Midget Girls: Yaraby Herrera – 800m 2:41.91, 3rd; 1600m 6:06.14 5th and HJ 4’-01”, 4th. Lindsey Ramirez – 1600m 5:22.16, 2nd and 3200m 11:17.46 (Record). Niza Laureano – 1600m 5:59.67, 4th and 3200m 12:08.02, 2nd. Carolina Garcia – 1600m 6:13.10, 9th and 3200m 12:49.65, 4th. 4x400R – Carolina Garcia, Niza Lauerano, Yaraby Hererra, Lindsey Ramirez 4:43.42, 2nd. 11-12 Midget Boys: Joshua Estrada – 3200m 12:46.55, 9th.

13-14 Youth Boys: Christopher Jones – 400m 55.45 (PR), 3rd and 800m 2:21.20. Evyn Andrade – 400m 59.40, 5th. Javier Avaols – 800m 2:21.43, 4th. Davian Gonzalez – 800m 2:23.77, 7th. Peter Kuebler – 800m 2:25.49 (PR), 9th. Michael Camilo-Torres – 1600m 5:17.52, 6th and 3200m 11:16.14, 2nd. Fabian Estrada – HJ 4’-10”, 4th. Aydin Henderson – SP 43’-11” (PR), 1st. Enrique Mora – SP 36’-04” (PR), 4th. 4x100mR – Christopher Jones, Evyn Andrade, Javier Avaols, Davian Gonzalez 50.27, 5th.

15-16 Intermediate Girls: Aliya Baez – 400m 67.00, 2nd. Yazmeen Gonzalez – 400m 68.69 (PR), 3rd and LJ 11’-07” 6th. Emma Perez – 800m 2:45.20, 1st and 3200m 13:32.80, 1st.
4x100mR – Alexis Leon, Aliya Baez, Yazmeen Gonzalez, Emily Briceño 55.56, 5th.
4x400mR – Same team 4:30.51, 3rd.

15-16 Intermediate Boys: Jess Mohun – 100m 12.22 (PR), 3rd; 200m 25.00 (PR), 2nd; 100mH 17.74, 2nd; SP 30’-02”, 2nd and LJ 17’-09”, 1st.

Southern California Track & Field Co-Conference Championships were held on Saturday, May 12th at Buena Ventura High School. A total of 14 teams participated with only the conference top athletes who qualified. Heritage Valley Blazers represented well, with 34 athletes.

HV Blazers are known for their distance runners, and this meet was no different. Lindsey Ramirez managed to set another record in the 3200m and gain her season PR of 11:16.10. Running on tired legs, she also competed in the 1600m, placing 2nd with her season PR of 5:13.82. Lindsey, you are the future!

In Girls 8U, Emily Arriaga placed 2nd in the 1600m, time of 6:36.29 and came back to win the 800m with a time of 3:00.33 (PR). Boy’s 8U runner, Abel Arana had two major PR’s, to complete his season. Placing 2nd in the 1600m, with a time of 6:06.25 and 2nd in the 800m, in a nail biting .03 millisecond race to the finish (2:54.03). Boys 8U Sprinter, Rene Vega struggled this meet, peaking one week earlier and finished 7th – 100m, 8th – 200m, and 5th – 400m. 8U boys also nervously dropped the baton in the 4x100mR to finish 6th.

In Girls 9-10 Bantam division, Paola Estrada dominated in the 1600m, with a record breaking time of 5:48.46. She then ran a 2nd place finish in the 800m (2:44.20). Kaylani Perez finished the 800m – 5th, and 1600m – 7th. Trailing behind her was, Genevieve Abbitt, 800m – 11th and 1600m – 9th. Leah Barragan also peaking a week early, still performed very strong. Placed 1st in both the 100m (14.54) and 200m (30.48). Taking 2nd in the 400m (70.60). Boys 9-10 Timothy Pillado II ran the 400m – 8th and 800m – 6th. Ayden Marquez ran the 800m – 9th and 1600m – 7th. Noah Halcon ran the 800m 12th and 1600m 15th.

In Girls 11-12 Midget division, behind Lindsey’s 3200m recording breaking run, was teammate Niza Laureano in 2nd (12.04.04). Niza also placed 5th in the 1600m. Carolina Garcia, 3200m - 8th and 1600m – 10th. Yaraby Herrera, injured only ran second leg of her 4x400mR with her teammates, mentioned above 4:42.10, 3rd.

In Boys 11-12 Midget division, Joshua Estrada gained a PR time of 12:21.44 in the 3200m for a 9th place finish.

In Boys 13-14 Youth division, HV Blazer 800m mid-distance runners, all gained season PR’s. Christopher Jones got two 2nd place finishes in the 400m in 56.12, and 800m 2:17.15. Javier Avaols placed 5th in the 800m 2:20.62 and in 7th finished Davian Gonzalez, 2:22.33. Evyn Andrade ran a 400m 59.17 (PR), 6th. Michael Camilo-Torres ran a 1600m 5:24.26, 15th and 3200m 11:10.31 (PR), 5th. Fabian Estrada leaped his was to a season PR in the HJ 5’-2”, 2nd. Thrower, Aydin Henderson placed 1st in SP 41-02” in SP. Enrique Mora threw a 6th place finish in SP 35’-01.5”. The 4x100mR, ran 51.56 placing 7th. 4x400mR, placed 2nd with a 3:56.22 time.

In Girls 15-16 Intermediate division, Aliya Baez placed 1st in the 400m 66.47. Yazmeen Gonzalez was 2nd in the 400m 70.21, and finished 8th with a LJ PR jump of 12’-04.5”. Emma Perez ran a 2:41.58, 2nd place finish in the 800m and 2nd in the 3200m 13:25.02. The 4x100mR – Alexis Leon, Aliya Baez, Yazmeen Gonzalez, Emily Briceño ran a time of 55.63, for 6th. The same group of girls ran the 4x400mR for a 3rd place finish of 4:33.04.

This season we had an outstanding 15-16 Intermediate boy who was a rookie to track and field. Jess Mohun qualified for five events and scratched the SP to focus on the rest of his events. His 100m time of 12.28 placed him 5th, in the 200m he ran a 25.70 to place 6th, his 100mH time was a PR of 16.95, 4th, and finally a 1st place PR jump of 17’-11.5” in the LJ.

Heritage Valley Blazers Inc is a nonprofit organization, providing each athlete the opportunity to reach their full potential by developing endurance, strength, self-esteem, discipline, personal accountability and goal achievement, while encouraging positive attitudes, good sportsmanship and respect. With the help of our coaching staff, these young athletes have grown to love the sport. Until next Track & Field Season... GO BLAZERS!

 
Last week the Fillmore Flashes girl’s soccer team received their 2018 CIF Championship rings. Pictured are the champs smiling and showing off their rings.
Last week the Fillmore Flashes girl’s soccer team received their 2018 CIF Championship rings. Pictured are the champs smiling and showing off their rings.
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Tuesday, May 22nd Fillmore Flashes baseball hosted St. Genevieve for the first round of CIF Division 7 playoffs. Fillmore
defeated St. Genevieve 5 – 2, and advance to the Quarter Finals which will be held Friday, May 25th against University Prep In Fillmore at 3:15pm.
Tuesday, May 22nd Fillmore Flashes baseball hosted St. Genevieve for the first round of CIF Division 7 playoffs. Fillmore defeated St. Genevieve 5 – 2, and advance to the Quarter Finals which will be held Friday, May 25th against University Prep In Fillmore at 3:15pm.
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Erika Hansen, a Fillmore local, is currently a left-handed-hitter and a right fielder the University of Nevada Wolf Pack. Hansen celebrated her senior day last weekend and as a mid-year transfer student from Bradley University. She has definitely made a name for herself being an All American Candidate.

Hansen entered her final games of the regular season playing for the Wolf Pack with a .392 batting average, .483 on-base percentage, .762 slugging percentage, 13 home runs, and 49 RBIs, which is the fourth most in the school’s history, and she sits behind her own record of 61 she set last season.

Hansen grew up in Fillmore and graduated from Moorpark High School. By her junior year of high school Bradley University offered her a scholarship. Freshman year at Bradley she was named first-team all-league and became the first player in Missouri Valley Conference history to get 30 runs, 55 hits, 20 doubles, 40 RBIs and 30 walks in one season. By her sophomore year she decided it was time to transfer closer to home.

In the fall of 2016 Hansen committed to Nevada after turning down five power schools. The Nevada Wolf Pack was able to offer a good amount of scholarship money and it was closer to home for Hansen. Only playing two seasons with the Wolf Pack Erika was still able to leave her mark. With being named first-team All-Mountain West Honors, she was the third in school history with 26 homers and ranked seventh in RBIs with 110 on record. She ranks fifth with an average of .349, second for on-base percentage of .460 and first in slugging percentage with .691. Her goal this year is to make first-team All-American, and with averages like this she has a great shot at making it happen.

 
Coach Nico Jaimes and the California United U-14-Girls get a break after their exciting game against VC Galaxy FC earning them a spot in the Championship game. GO California United!
Coach Nico Jaimes and the California United U-14-Girls get a break after their exciting game against VC Galaxy FC earning them a spot in the Championship game. GO California United!
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Submitted by Coach Tony Hernandez

This coming weekend California United will have three teams (U14-Girls, U12-Girls and U10-Boys) playing in their Spring League Championships along with another California United team (U17-Boys) playing in their semi-final game and looking to keep their championship dreams alive. It has been an impressive season for California United as 5 of the 7 club teams reached the playoffs, some in their first season with California United, and one other narrowly missing out on playoffs by 1 point. That alone would be great progress, but seeing the overall success in the pressure filled playoffs is yet another milestone for the individual players as well as the Fillmore club as a whole.
Spring Season Semi Final Game Scores:

U10-Boys: 5-0 Xolos Academy, Goals: Christian Solis (1), Christian Ramirez (1) Julio Ballesteros (1), Jaycob Guzman (1), Jesus Canchola (1). Overall record 11-0-0.

U12-Girls: 4-1 Oxnard National, Goals: Marlene Gonzalez (2), Jadon Rodriguez (1), Alexis Piña (1), Assist: Karissa Terrazas (1). Overall record: 10-0-1.

U13-Boys: 3-4 VC Galaxy Luis, Goals: Daniel Melendez (1), Ivan Espino (2). Season overall record 6-3-1.

U14-Girls: 2-0 VC Galaxy FC, Goals: Emely Garcia (1), Valeria Jaimes (1), Assist: Jenny Abrego (2), Shut out: Yasmin Mercado. Overall Record: 6-2-3.

Regular Season Games
Game#1 - U13-Boys: (Team#2) 2-2 Barcelona, Goals: Chris Diaz 2, Assist: Arnulfo Zepeda 2.

Game#2 - U13-Boys: (Team#2) 2-0 Tigres, Goals: Chris Diaz (2), Assist: Alex Lanza. Overall Record 6-3-1.

Game#1 – California United U17-Boys: 8-1 La Esperanza, Goals: Marcos Reyes 2, Eric Torres 2, Alejandro Rodriguez 1, Octavio Rodriguez 1, Sergio Ramos 1, Carlos Vargas 1, Assist: Yobany Figueroa 1, Alejandro Rodriguez 2, Juan Maciel 2, Eric Torres 2, and Rolando Cabrera 1.

Game#2 - California United U17-Boys: 3-2 Fusion, Goals: Marcos Reyes 1, Alejandro Rodriguez 1 and
Julio Suarez 1, Assist: Alejandro Rodriguez 1, Julio Suarez 1.

Scrimmage Game
California United U10-Girls: 5-1 Royal Pumas FC, Goals: Sara Diaz (2), D'andra Amezcua (1), Nathalia Orosco (1) and Alondra Leon (1), Assist: Jiselle Posadas (2), Lizbeth Mendez (1).

 
Pictured above is Coach Suttle and the team huddling after a tough loss to St. Bonaventure this past Thursday. With an overall high record season and a high strength of schedule, the Flashes were selected for an At Large bid for the 2018 Division 7 Playoffs. The first round will be on May 18th 3:15pm at Newbury Park Adventist High School.
Pictured above is Coach Suttle and the team huddling after a tough loss to St. Bonaventure this past Thursday. With an overall high record season and a high strength of schedule, the Flashes were selected for an At Large bid for the 2018 Division 7 Playoffs. The first round will be on May 18th 3:15pm at Newbury Park Adventist High School.
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Pictured above is the Fillmore High School track team at the CIF Southern Section Division 4 Prelims this past weekend where they successfully earned a spot to advance to the CIF Track Finals to be held Saturday, May 19th at El Camino College. The Flashes will have three athletes competing at the CIF Finals. Carissa Rodriguez in the 1600 at 1:35pm, Fabian Del Villar in the 3200 at 5:35pm and Jared Rhett in the Discus around 1130am.
Pictured above is the Fillmore High School track team at the CIF Southern Section Division 4 Prelims this past weekend where they successfully earned a spot to advance to the CIF Track Finals to be held Saturday, May 19th at El Camino College. The Flashes will have three athletes competing at the CIF Finals. Carissa Rodriguez in the 1600 at 1:35pm, Fabian Del Villar in the 3200 at 5:35pm and Jared Rhett in the Discus around 1130am.
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Frontier League finals were held at the Fillmore Community Pool on Thursday, May 2nd. The Fillmore Varsity Girls Relay Team did great, securing their place at CIFs prelims in Riverside as 1st Alternates.
Frontier League finals were held at the Fillmore Community Pool on Thursday, May 2nd. The Fillmore Varsity Girls Relay Team did great, securing their place at CIFs prelims in Riverside as 1st Alternates.
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Katrionna Furness also competed at CIFs Prelims this week in the 100 Freestyle, where she entered with a 56.83 and seeded 3rd Place with a 55.12, taking 1.71 off her time. She also competed in the 100 Backstroke, Frontier League Finals Leads to CIFs going in with a 1:02.52, taking 2nd Place with a 1:01.29 at the Prelims, securing her place in Friday’s CIF Finals.
Katrionna Furness also competed at CIFs Prelims this week in the 100 Freestyle, where she entered with a 56.83 and seeded 3rd Place with a 55.12, taking 1.71 off her time. She also competed in the 100 Backstroke, Frontier League Finals Leads to CIFs going in with a 1:02.52, taking 2nd Place with a 1:01.29 at the Prelims, securing her place in Friday’s CIF Finals.
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On Thursday, May 3rd, Fillmore Flashes varsity hosted Foothill Tech. In the bottom of the first inning Kasey Crawford led off for Flashes with a walk, followed by Cali Wyand, Maiah Lopez and Janeah Castro all contributing hits with an RBI by Lopez. Going into the bottom of the second inning Crawford got the 2 out rally going with a single followed by Wyand with a double scoring Crawford. Lopez came up with a hit but was left on base. The Flashes Defense held Foothill Tech to just 2 hits in the first 3 innings of play. Fillmore rallied again in the bottom of the 5th inning scoring 3 runs on hits by Wyand and Ebony Venegas. With a strong Flashes Defense on the field, Foothill Tech struggled to get runners on base. With strong bats the Flashes scored one more run in the bottom of the 6th inning making the final score Fillmore Flashes 8, Foothill Tech 0. Sydnee Isom pitched a complete game holding Foothill to just 3 hits and 4 strike-outs.

On Monday, May 7th, the Flashes traveled to Ventura College to play against Saint Bonaventure. In the top of the first inning Kasey Crawford started the game with a single, followed by Maiah Lopez and Cali Wyand with a double scoring Crawford. The Seraphs answered back with 4 hits scoring 2 runs. Going into the bottom of the second inning with a score of 2-1 in favor of the Seraphs, they added 4 runs on 4 hits. Fillmore's bats stayed cold until the top of the 6th inning down by 5. Destiny Menjuga started the inning getting on base by a fielding error. Crawford got on base with a Fielder's Choice followed by a walk from Cali Wyand. Lopez continued the rally getting on base from an error by the pitcher. With one out and bases loaded Janeah Castro came up to the plate for the Flashes, smashing a ball over center field for a grandslam. The Flashes held the Seraphs in the 6th inning. Going into Fillmore’s last at bat down by 1 Fillmore went down 1-2-3 to end the game with a score of Fillmore Flashes 5, St Bonaventure 6. This put both teams tied for 3rd place. If the Flashes win at Home on Wednesday, May 9th, against Santa Clara and S.t Bonaventure beats Foothill Tech, the Flashes and Seraphs will play against each other on Thursday, May 10th at Santa Paula (neutral location) at 3:30pm.

 
Flashes JV player Zoie Isom pitching to the Santa Clara batters while the Flashes defense sits ready to make a play against Santa Clara. Fillmore beat Santa Clara 12-5.
Flashes JV player Zoie Isom pitching to the Santa Clara batters while the Flashes defense sits ready to make a play against Santa Clara. Fillmore beat Santa Clara 12-5.
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Varsity Outfielder Ebony Venegas makes a diving catch in left field during the St. Bonnaventure game this past Thursday.
Varsity Outfielder Ebony Venegas makes a diving catch in left field during the St. Bonnaventure game this past Thursday.
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JV Pitcher Zoie Isom pitches against St. Bonaventrue's batters.
JV Pitcher Zoie Isom pitches against St. Bonaventrue's batters.
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Submitted by Coach Kellsie McLain

On Tuesday, April 17th the Fillmore Flashes Varsity asserted their will over Foothill Tech on their way to a 8-1 victory.

The Flashes opened up scoring in the first inning. Tori Villegas's sac fly scored one run for Fillmore. The Flashes then scored three runs in the fourth inning, powered by a 2 run homerun by starting pitcher Sydnee Isom and an RBI by Cali Wyand. Isom controlled the hill for Fillmore. She lasted a full seven innings, allowing eight hits and one run while striking out nine and walking zero. Fillmore Flashes Varsity totaled 11 hits, with Wyand, Kasey Crawford, Isom, and Ebony Venegas each racking up multiple hits for the Flashes. Maiah Lopez and Janeah Castro also contributed to the Flashes offense with doubles. Fillmore’s defense was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Lindsey Brown made the most plays with nine.

On Thursday, April 19th the Fillmore Flashes Varsity scored more runs than St. Bonaventure, taking a victory to the tune of 5-1. Sydnee Isom got the start for Fillmore Flashes Varsity. She surrendered one run on seven hits over seven innings, striking out eight. Fillmore racked up eight hits. Cali Wyand, Kasey Crawford, and Maiah Lopez each managed two hits to lead Fillmore Flashes Varsity offense. Lopez and Wyand each had doubles, while Crawford banged out a triple.

Fillmore’s talented young JV squad also defeated both Foothill Tech. 15 -1 on Tuesday, April 17th and St. Bonaventure 12-5, on Thursday, April 19th.