Pictured above is the 2009 Boys Volleyball Co-Champions. Top row: Vincent Ferguson, Noah Aguirre, James Farr, Chris De La Paz, and Erik Storey. Bottom row: Nathan Zavala, Coach Drew Ferguson, Head Coach Joe Woods, Coach Andy Aguirre, Stats Assistant Sunanda Thiyagarajah, and Miguel Alonso. The team has been in existence since the 2008 school year. The boys finished 10-2 in league and will continue to the first round of CIF playoffs this Friday at home against Glendale Adventist Academy at 4:00 p.m. Come out and support them.
Pictured above is the 2009 Boys Volleyball Co-Champions. Top row: Vincent Ferguson, Noah Aguirre, James Farr, Chris De La Paz, and Erik Storey. Bottom row: Nathan Zavala, Coach Drew Ferguson, Head Coach Joe Woods, Coach Andy Aguirre, Stats Assistant Sunanda Thiyagarajah, and Miguel Alonso. The team has been in existence since the 2008 school year. The boys finished 10-2 in league and will continue to the first round of CIF playoffs this Friday at home against Glendale Adventist Academy at 4:00 p.m. Come out and support them.
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FHS Swim Team
FHS Swim Team
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FHS Swim Team competed in the Frontier League Swim prelims and finals on May 6th and May 8th at Villanova Prep. Varsity Boys placed 3rd at the Championships in a best ever finish. Varsity girls were fifth and JV girls placed forth.

Aimee Orozco had an outstanding meet. She was Frontier League champion in the 100 yd. freestyle for the third year in a row. Her time (58.19) is a new team record and was a CIF automatic time which earns her the opportunity to complete in the Div. IV CIF Swimming Championships in Long Beach on Tuesday, May 12. Aimee was second in the 50 yd. freestyle (26.85 – CIF consideration time) with another new team record.

Other outstanding swims by Varsity Girls include: Megan Louth - 100 yd. butterfly (6th); Jazzmin Galvez – 50 yd. freestyle (10th) & 100 yd. Freestyle (6th); Julianne Sandoval – 100 yd. freestyle (10th) & 100 yd. breaststroke (10th); Natalie Garnica – 100 yd. breaststroke (8th); Andie McDonnell – new school record in the 100 yd. backstroke (8th) of 1:13.77 & 200 yd. freestyle (7th).

The varsity boys team had solid performances by: Kelly Bullard – 200 yd. freestyle (7th); Esteban Casas – 200 yd. freestyle (6th) & 100 yd. butterfly (6th); Hans Bergkamp – 50 yd. freestyle (11th) & 100 yd. freestyle (11th); Shane Ragatz – 50 yd. freestyle (7th) & 100 yd. breaststroke (4th); Ryder Bush – 100 yd. butterfly (5th) & 100 yd. backstroke (5th); Steven Garner – 100 breaststroke (5th).

JV Girls did well against very strong teams from Villanova, Nordhoff & Santa Clara. Carina Sandford was a double finalist – 100 yd. individual medley (5th) and 50 yd. butterfly (3rd); Yvonne Lomeli – 50 yd. butterfly (2nd); Susan Bolanos – 50 yd. freestyle (6th); Samantha Mchammel participated in both relays and Samantha Wu was a relay alternate.

Six out of seven FHS swim team relays came away with season best times.

 


 
Fillmore Girls Softball & T-Ball held the First Annual Mason Dollar Tournament at Shiells Park. Eight t-ball team and six mini-sox teams competed in the event. The tournament was played during the week and the championship game was held on Saturday, May 2. During closing ceremonies David and Susan Dollar, grandparents of Mason, handed out medals to the first place teams. Pictured above is the first place tball team (not in order) Dylan, Robert, Brandon, Angel, Christopher, Fabian, Joseph, Adrian, Nicholas, Brandynn and Coach Hector Sierra.
Fillmore Girls Softball & T-Ball held the First Annual Mason Dollar Tournament at Shiells Park. Eight t-ball team and six mini-sox teams competed in the event. The tournament was played during the week and the championship game was held on Saturday, May 2. During closing ceremonies David and Susan Dollar, grandparents of Mason, handed out medals to the first place teams. Pictured above is the first place tball team (not in order) Dylan, Robert, Brandon, Angel, Christopher, Fabian, Joseph, Adrian, Nicholas, Brandynn and Coach Hector Sierra.
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Flashes varsity softball is finishing strong with two wins this week. Thursday, May 7th Kellsie McLain pitched a shut out against Santa Clara beating them 13-0. Kellsie was only 1 hit away from pitching a perfect game with no walks, no runs and giving up only 1 hit. Everybody in the line up contributed with either a hit or an RBI. Heidi Hinklin got 3 hits, 1 being a double, Jazmyn Alvary hit a Home Run and a double, Amanda Alamillo and Torey Perez each got 2 hits.

On Tuesday, May 12th the flashes beat La Reina 7-5. Brianna Martinez took the mound for the game giving up only 4 hits to a very strong opponent. The girls bats really showed up getting a total of 11 hits. Nadia Lomeli went 3-3 with a Home Run and a double, Kellsie McLain had 2 hits, Heidi Hinklin had a double, Jazmyn Alvary, Erica Rodriquez, Samone Vega, Amanda Alamillo, and Torey Perez each had a hit.

The girls play their last league game Thursday, May 14th against St. Bonnie, in Ventura.

 


 

Friday, May 29, 2009 - 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, May 30, 2009 - 8:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 12:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, June 6, 2009 - 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 7, 2009 - 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The cost for the Lifeguard I class will be $150, please sign up at City Hall if you need additional Information please call 524-1500 X216.

 

The Fillmore High School Girls Varsity Softball team will be hosting the annual Alumni fundraiser game on Saturday, May 23rd. Each participant is asked to donate $25 dollars which includes a t-shirt. We will be having the 30 & over game at 10am and the 29 & under game at 12pm. Anyone interested in participating should contact Liz Hinklin at (805) 905-9742 or by email at klrhkhink@cs.com.

 

AYSO Soccer Registration will be held on the following dates: 5/16/09 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 5/20/09 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 5/30/09 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. PLACE: Boys and Girls Club 561 First St (behind Memorial Bldg) Fee:$85.00 per child. Birth Certificate is required for ALL players @ registration.

 
This past weekend AYSO’s 14 & Under soccer team brought home the championship trophie. The tournament was held in Bakersfield. The boys played 5 games in 2 days. In pool play Fillmore beat Bakersfield 7-0, Porterville 4-1, another team from Bakersfield 10-1. In the semifinals Fillmore beat Lancaster 6-1. Fillmore beat Porterville 2-0 for the championship. The players families and friends were all there to cheer them on. The boys would liked to thank George Benz and the Law office of George Benz for helping sponsor the tournament. They would also like thank San Cayetano Principal Jan Marholin for her support. Pictured
are front row (l-r) Brian Ayala, Jaime Magdelano, Diego Rodriguez, Isaiah Martinez, Christian Laureano, and Franky Chavez. Back row (l-r) Coach Alfonso Martinez, Hugo Valdovinos, Alexis Barajas, Ricardo Gutierrez, Miguel Velasquez, Ruben Camarena, Josh Valenzuela, and Vincent Chavez. Not pictured – Jeremy Brooks, and Marco Mora.
This past weekend AYSO’s 14 & Under soccer team brought home the championship trophie. The tournament was held in Bakersfield. The boys played 5 games in 2 days. In pool play Fillmore beat Bakersfield 7-0, Porterville 4-1, another team from Bakersfield 10-1. In the semifinals Fillmore beat Lancaster 6-1. Fillmore beat Porterville 2-0 for the championship. The players families and friends were all there to cheer them on. The boys would liked to thank George Benz and the Law office of George Benz for helping sponsor the tournament. They would also like thank San Cayetano Principal Jan Marholin for her support. Pictured are front row (l-r) Brian Ayala, Jaime Magdelano, Diego Rodriguez, Isaiah Martinez, Christian Laureano, and Franky Chavez. Back row (l-r) Coach Alfonso Martinez, Hugo Valdovinos, Alexis Barajas, Ricardo Gutierrez, Miguel Velasquez, Ruben Camarena, Josh Valenzuela, and Vincent Chavez. Not pictured – Jeremy Brooks, and Marco Mora.
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Lilah Duran pitched against Oak Park last Thursday.
Lilah Duran pitched against Oak Park last Thursday.
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Flashes J.V. girls played against Oak Park last Thursday. Above, Fillmore dives back to first base before being tagged out. Fillmore lost 10-0.
Flashes J.V. girls played against Oak Park last Thursday. Above, Fillmore dives back to first base before being tagged out. Fillmore lost 10-0.
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On Thursday, April 30th the ladies held their own against the first place team in the Tri Valley league, Oak Park. They lost 5-0 but played solid softball. Kellsie McLain did a great job on the mound holding this good hitting team to only 5 runs. Our defense was also solid recording no errors. Getting our only three hits of the game were Heidi Hinklin, Nadia Lomeli, and Amanda Alamillo. On Monday, May 4th we played Grace Bretheran in a non league game beating them 15-5 in 6 innings. Brianna Martinez was on the mound with Lorraine Duran cataching for her. Both ladies were solid in their positions. Our bats decided to show up for this game with every girl in the line up contributing offensively. Hinklin went 4-5 with 2 RBI’s, Erica Rodriquez went 3-3 with an RBI, Samone Vega, and Martinez went 2-4 each with an RBI, Lomeli and Alamillo went 2-4, McLain had 3 RBI’s, Kelsey MacDonald had a hit with an RBI, and Jazmyn Alvary had a hit. The Ladies are nearing the end of their season and look forward to a strong finish.

 

The National High School Skateboard Association will be holding the second competition for region #1 at the Fillmore Skate Park this Saturday. Fillmore has its own skate team which will be competing in this event. Please come and support our local skate team.
The skate park will be CLOSED to all public skating during this competition. All spectators are welcome! Come and check out all 20 teams from the southern region. Competition begins at 2:00pm
For more information check out the website; sk8nhssa.com

 
David Esquivel - All CIF Southern Section 2008 Football East Valley Division Offensive Team. Congratulations David, Love The Esquivel Family. Thank you to Coach Dollar and staff & his teammates. Without their support this wouldn’t have happened!
David Esquivel - All CIF Southern Section 2008 Football East Valley Division Offensive Team. Congratulations David, Love The Esquivel Family. Thank you to Coach Dollar and staff & his teammates. Without their support this wouldn’t have happened!
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Pictured (l-r) are VC Badgers Christopher McKinnon (class of '06), Jessey Hurtado(class of '04), Tim Godfrey( class of '06) and Adrian Jimenez (class of '04).
Pictured (l-r) are VC Badgers Christopher McKinnon (class of '06), Jessey Hurtado(class of '04), Tim Godfrey( class of '06) and Adrian Jimenez (class of '04).
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Ventura County Badgers vs. California Blue Knights Football game was held Saturday, May 2nd at Newbury Park High School.
Former Fillmore Flashes, Tim Godfrey, Jessey Hurtado, Christopher McKinnon and Adrian Jimenez played for the Ventura Co. Sheriff Badgers. Adrian #12 FB/LB, Jessey #13 FB/LB, Chris #6 Wide Receiver, Tim #2 Safety.
The Pride Bowl organization donates all proceeds of the games to charity. Some of the past proceeds have been given to the Make a Wish Foundation, Cops n Jocks, Senior Survival Services, Police Activities League, Boys and Girls Clubs, California Peace Officers Memorial Fund, and Ventura County Special Olympics.
The proceeds from this year’s Pride Bowl Association will go to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ventura County. Pride Bowl organization began in 1982. Ventura Co. Badgers won 20-0....good job guys!

 

The high school athletic department needs your support and encourages you to join the FHS athletic booster club. This group supports athletics for all of the athletic teams featured at the High School. Without an active and support driven Booster Club we cannot improve, introduce, or even maintain existing athletic programs offered at Fillmore High School. Please consider serving as a Booster Club board member for the 2009/2010 term. An election to select next year’s board will be held Monday, May 11 at 6:30 P.M. at Fillmore High School, Hall of Fame, located in the Science Building. Should you have questions or concerns, please contact Lynn in the Student Store #524-8491.

 
Andres Casas finishes the race against Villanova during last Wednesday’s swim meet.
Andres Casas finishes the race against Villanova during last Wednesday’s swim meet.
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Fillmore Flashes held a swim meet against Villanova last Wednesday. Villanova won the meet. Above a Fillmore swimmer is doing the breaststroke.
Fillmore Flashes held a swim meet against Villanova last Wednesday. Villanova won the meet. Above a Fillmore swimmer is doing the breaststroke.
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Flashes varsity softball go 1-1 this week. On Thursday April 22 the girls took on their big rival Santa Paula and beat them in extra innings 7-6. Kellsie McLain was on the mound staying strong for all 8 innings. It was a nail biter at the end. With 2 outs McLain hit a double and Erica Rodriguez came right behind her and hit the game winning single to score McLain. Also contributing offensively were Heidi Hinklin going 2-5, McLain 2-4, Nadia Lomeli 2-4, Torey Perez 2-4, and Amanda Hernandez 2-4. On Tuesday, April 28 the girls lost to Oaks Christian. Brianna Martinez did a great job on the mound allowing only 4 runs to a well coached team. Jazmyn Alvary and Amanda Alamillo got the only 2 hits for the flashes.

 

Closing Ceremonies. The public is invited to join the 2009 teams in celebrating the end of the recreational softball and t-ball season. This Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Shiells Park. The day will begin at 10am with the final championship games of the 'Mason Dollar T- Ball Tournament'. Closing ceremonies will start at 12 noon on field #2. Business sponsors will receive a 'Thank You' plaque. The 2009 All Star teams will be announced. Come out and join the celebration! www.fillmoregirlssoftball.com

 

Fillmore Youth Football is still looking for Junior 2 and Senior division football players. If interested, please call Jorge at 794-5951 so we can get you registered! Parents and community members...if you are interested in coaching for youth football you must attend our next meeting. For more information, please contact Jorge Bonilla at 805-794-5951.

 
Sal Ibarra gets safely to first base before Carpinteria's first baseman tags him.
Sal Ibarra gets safely to first base before Carpinteria's first baseman tags him.
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Quinn Keller pitched against Carpinteria last Friday night. Flashes lost 3-5.
Quinn Keller pitched against Carpinteria last Friday night. Flashes lost 3-5.
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Join Fillmore Youth Cheer, “Raiders”. There are still spots available for girls ages 5-14. If interested please attend a MANDATORY MEETING on Tuesday, April 21st at the Senior Center. If you haven’t registered, please arrive by 6:00PM. Cost to register is $80.00.