Angel Velez scored touchdown with 97 yard kick-off return
Fillmore Flashes battled tough against Port Hueneme during last Fridays game. Angel Velez had a 97 yard kick-off return for a touchdown early on in the game. David Vargas had 7 solo tackles on defense. Aries Vega rushed for 107 yards. However, Varsity fell short in the second half leaving the score Flashes-20 to Hueneme-46.”We had a great first half of football, but too many mistakes in the second half.”-Head Coach M. Dollar. The varsity team is hoping to make up for these mistakes when they battle against our town’s long-time rival Santa Paula Cardinals in their 106th meeting. The game will take place Friday September 16, 2016 at 7:30PM. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
Fillmore Flashes battled tough against Port Hueneme during last Fridays game. Angel Velez had a 97 yard kick-off return for a touchdown early on in the game. David Vargas had 7 solo tackles on defense. Aries Vega rushed for 107 yards. However, Varsity fell short in the second half leaving the score Flashes-20 to Hueneme-46.”We had a great first half of football, but too many mistakes in the second half.”-Head Coach M. Dollar. The varsity team is hoping to make up for these mistakes when they battle against our town’s long-time rival Santa Paula Cardinals in their 106th meeting. The game will take place Friday September 16, 2016 at 7:30PM. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
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Fillmore JV 40 - Hueneme JV 18. Flashes were led by Bryce Nunez with two rushing touchdowns and Jake Saviors with two passing touchdowns to Trevor Scott. On defense Abraham Garza, Gabriel Gonzalez, Ricky Calderon, and David Rivas helped lead the Flashes to a 3-0 record. This week Fillmore plays Santa Paula at 4:30 in Fillmore. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
Fillmore JV 40 - Hueneme JV 18. Flashes were led by Bryce Nunez with two rushing touchdowns and Jake Saviors with two passing touchdowns to Trevor Scott. On defense Abraham Garza, Gabriel Gonzalez, Ricky Calderon, and David Rivas helped lead the Flashes to a 3-0 record. This week Fillmore plays Santa Paula at 4:30 in Fillmore. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
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Oxnard Wave Soccer Club 16U Team started the 2016 Season off a win again Newbury Park this past Saturday September 10th.
Oxnard Wave Soccer Club 16U Team started the 2016 Season off a win again Newbury Park this past Saturday September 10th.
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Opening day for Coast Soccer League was this past Saturday September 10th. Girls started season with a great start in a win over Newbury Park with a score of 1-0 made by Aaliyah Lopez. This is the second year the team joins Coast League and a total of four years playing together. They have a tough schedule ahead of them but with hard work and dedication they could get that championship once again this year. Majority of these girls are from Fillmore and plan on playing for Fillmore High School in the winter. Good luck ladies!!

Next game Saturday 9/17 @ Oxnard College Park vs Oxnard AC Blue

And Sunday 9/18 @Lancaster vs AVFC Predators

 


 
Fillmore Flashes Cross Country Junior Boys at the Rosemead Invite this past Friday. Photo by Judith Rodriguez.
Fillmore Flashes Cross Country Junior Boys at the Rosemead Invite this past Friday. Photo by Judith Rodriguez.
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Friday evening found the Fillmore Flashes competing under the stars at the Rosemead Invitational. Fillmore was one of 48 schools to compete in 4 boys and girls grade level races.

Once again the freshman girls led all Fillmore teams capturing second place in the team competition. Leading the girls for the second week in a row was Vanessa Avila who finished in 7th place and posted a personal best of 19:44.8, she was followed by newcomer Anahi Andrade 16th in 20:48.3, Anahi Pascual 25th in 21:02.6, Nicole Gonzalez 35th in 21:45.3, Areanna Covarrubias 36th in 21:46.5, Valerie Hernandez 43rd in 21:52.3, Giselle Perez 76th in 23:13.8 and Eva Vieyra 148th in 26:37.7.

Sophomore sensation Carissa Rodriguez led all Fillmore girl finishers on the day running a personal best of 18:04.6 and finished 3rd in her race. She was followed by Diana Perez in 25th in 20:03.3, Andrea Marruffo 34th in 20:22.7, Emma Orozco 28th in 20:33, Cecilia Cisneros 108th in 22:22.9, and Cynthia Hurtado 145th in 23:46. These athletes also performed well and finish 4th in the team competition.

Jacqueline Chavez led the Junior girls to a tenth place team result by finishing in 31st place in a time of 20:14.3, Maria Rubalcava was 56th in 21:05.6, Allison Recancoj 77th in 22:09.3, Yakeline Magana 117th in 23:18.1, and Michelle Reyes 129th in 23:39.6.

Lauren was the lone competitor for the Flashes in the Senior girl competition. She finished in a credible 21st place and posted a personal best time of 20:10.4.

Three Freshman boys competed in their divisional race. Leading the way was Andrew Otineru 83th in 20:29.6, followed by Samuel Kafka 144th in 22:29.6, and Pete Alvarado 157th in 23:29.

The Sophomore boys finished in 9th position in the team competition. They were led by Sergio Perez in 11th place in 16:45.6, followed by Nick Villela 15th in 16:51.9, Jorge Acevedo 72nd in 18:25.97, Andrew Hernandez 103rd in 19:07.82, Luis Leon 116th in 19:18.38, Antonio Villalobos 124th in 20:05.84, and Daniel Cruz 154th in 20:22.92.

Junior boys were led to a 4th place team finish by Michael Sanchez running the fastest time of the day for Fillmore a 15:34 and finishing in 9th place as an individual. He was followed by Jonathan Ordaz 12th in 15:51.42, Everardo Garcia Magana 26th in 16:15.25, Christian Andrade 50th in 17:01.64, Juan Ramirez 54th in 17:05.92, Jesus Castro 56th in 17:10.15, Gustavo Valdez 57th in 17:12.05, Mario Hurtado 82nd in 17:54.40 and Erik Hernandez 148th in 19:36.07.

Fillmore's three seniors finished in the top 30 of their race. The best individual finish of the day also came from this race when Johnny Martinez finished in second place posting an excellent time of 15:39.06. He was followed by Adrian Orozco 14th in 16:12.74, and John Chavez 28th in 17:13.34.

Next week on Saturday the 17th, the Flashes will compete at the Mt. Carmel Invitational at Balboa Park in San Diego.

 


 
(l-r) (back row) Karime Renteria, Mariah Gonzalez, Hayley Martinez, Julissa Martinez, or "Ace" Adanari Rosales, Briana Lopez, (front row) Teresa Rossi, Michaela Boniti, Elizabeth Castaneda, and Ivette Huerta.
(l-r) (back row) Karime Renteria, Mariah Gonzalez, Hayley Martinez, Julissa Martinez, or "Ace" Adanari Rosales, Briana Lopez, (front row) Teresa Rossi, Michaela Boniti, Elizabeth Castaneda, and Ivette Huerta.
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This is my first year coaching, but following in my father's footsteps as he was the tennis and basketball coach in Fillmore for about ten years. I am privileged to be chosen to coach the girls tennis team as Fillmore hasn't had a team for (?) years. We have had two matches so far this year. The first match was against Villanova and two days later we played against Laguna Blanca in Santa Barbara. After our match with Laguna Blanca, I asked my number one player, Michaela Boniti, what her favorite part of the match day was for her. She replied, "When I won two matches today!"

This response from Michaela is incentive for me to coach the girls in Fillmore including watching them improve their skills and techniques every day. For most of the girls on the team, tennis is a new sport. We are ten girls strong this year, and I hope to inspire more girls to play for the team next year. Tennis is a social sport a person can play for most their lifetime and I am happy to be a part of teaching the girls at the high school.

Thank you to the high school principal Mr. Ito for introducing tennis again to Fillmore High School.

Last weeks Scores: (This score is total sets won)
(9-6-16) Fillmore 0 vs. Villanova 18
(9-8-16) Fillmore 4 vs. Laguna Blanca 14

Upcoming Match is Thursday Sept. 15th, against Carpinteria at 3pm.

 


 

JV won against Providence 25-17, 25-8
Varsity lost, 21-25, 26-28, 25-19, 25-16, and 14-16

Key players were; Grace Topete with 3 serving aces, 2 kills, and 5 digs, Reylene Martinez had 6 kills and 10 digs, Gisselle DeLaPaz with 3 aces, 4 kills, and 5 digs

Varsity record is 0-5

 
Kevin Galvan turns in great defensive performance
This Past Friday, the Fillmore Flashes took on the Channel Island Raiders at Fillmore. Line Backer #51 Kevin Galvan had a great game on defense. He had 13 tackles, 1 quarter back sack, and returned a fumble recovery 81 yards. Despite the Flashes effort, Varsity fell short, leaving the final score Channel Islands 34 to Fillmore 7. “We have had 9 turnovers in two games, we have to do a better job protecting the ball.” - Matt Dollar, Head Coach. Photos by Charles Morris and Crystal Gurrola.
This Past Friday, the Fillmore Flashes took on the Channel Island Raiders at Fillmore. Line Backer #51 Kevin Galvan had a great game on defense. He had 13 tackles, 1 quarter back sack, and returned a fumble recovery 81 yards. Despite the Flashes effort, Varsity fell short, leaving the final score Channel Islands 34 to Fillmore 7. “We have had 9 turnovers in two games, we have to do a better job protecting the ball.” - Matt Dollar, Head Coach. Photos by Charles Morris and Crystal Gurrola.
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Fillmore flashes JV 35 - Channel Islands JV 0. Fillmore flashes JV improved to 2-0 on the season with a win over Channel Islands. The Flashes were led by Hugo Virto with 2 touchdowns one on an interception for a touch down and also a rushing touch down on offense. Also scoring for the the flashes were Ryan Gonzalez, Bryce Nunez, and Trevor Scott who caught a 39 yard touch down pass from Jake Saviors, Saviors and Scott connected on a 2 point conversion. The defense held Channel Islands with out a score for the second straight week. The defense was led by Abraham Garza, Jared Scheferle, Gabriel Gonzalez, David Rivas, Juan Gallegos, and Garrett Dollar. The Flashes play next against Hueneme at home. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
Fillmore flashes JV 35 - Channel Islands JV 0. Fillmore flashes JV improved to 2-0 on the season with a win over Channel Islands. The Flashes were led by Hugo Virto with 2 touchdowns one on an interception for a touch down and also a rushing touch down on offense. Also scoring for the the flashes were Ryan Gonzalez, Bryce Nunez, and Trevor Scott who caught a 39 yard touch down pass from Jake Saviors, Saviors and Scott connected on a 2 point conversion. The defense held Channel Islands with out a score for the second straight week. The defense was led by Abraham Garza, Jared Scheferle, Gabriel Gonzalez, David Rivas, Juan Gallegos, and Garrett Dollar. The Flashes play next against Hueneme at home. Photos by Crystal Gurrola.
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Photos by Crystal Gurrola
Photos by Crystal Gurrola
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(l-r) Michelle Reyes, Arielle Estrada, Nicole Gonzalez, Valerie Hernandez, Anahi Pascual, Vanessa Avila, Eva Vieyra, and Giselle Perez.
(l-r) Michelle Reyes, Arielle Estrada, Nicole Gonzalez, Valerie Hernandez, Anahi Pascual, Vanessa Avila, Eva Vieyra, and Giselle Perez.
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On September 3, the Fillmore Harriers traveled to the University of Santa Barbara to compete in the UCSB Gaucho Invitational. A total of 15 teams toed the line in 4 different races featuring high school students plus a Community/Alumni race.

Several of the top teams in this year's CIF Southern Section CIF ranking competed at this years meet. Leading the list was Foothill Technology ranked number one in the boys division 4 and the Foothill Technology girls ranked number 2 in the same division. Mayfield girls of Pasadena also competed and are ranked 7th in Division 4.

The first race of the day featured novice athletes or athletes not ready to compete the full distance at this early date. Even though it is a shorter race, it is highly competitive as some school chose to run their full teams in these races. The Fillmore newcomers started the day off right by capturing 3 medals in the first race of the day on the girls short 1.41 mile course. Leading the charge was Vanessa Avila placing 5th and posting a time of 9:10.3, she was closely followed by Valerie Hernandez in 13th place in 10:01.3, Anahi Pascual in 14th running a 10:01.7. Other finishers were Nicole Gonzalez 24th in 10:28, Giselle Perez 30th in 10:48.2, Michelle Reyes 41st in 11:22.1, and Eva Vieyra 66th in 12:41.9. This was the best team finish of the day for the Flashes, a third place finish overall.

Fillmore had 3 boys, all newcomers compete in the second Short Course Race of the day. Leading the Flashes was Andrew Otineru 43rd in 9:53.02, followed by Samuel Kafka 60th in 10:41.31 and Pete Alvarado 65th in 11:20.14.

The first full race of the day 2.98 miles featured the top girl runners from 15 schools. Top runner for Fillmore for the second year in a row was Carissa Rodriguez who finished in 4th place in 19:02.36. She was followed by first year runner Diana Perez 36th in 21:06.33. Both Carissa and Diana were award winners. Next to finish was Jackie Chavez 53rd in 21;48.72, Lauren Magdaleno 60th in 22:11.19, and Emma Orozco 72nd in 22:36.99. This rounded out the top 5 Runners for Fillmore's team score and 7th place finish. Also competing were Cecilia Cisneros 83rd in 22:59.39, Maria Rubalcava 90th in 23:11.02, Allison Recancoj 98th in 23:42.70, Yakeline Magana 128th in 25:53.77 and Cynthia Hurtado 130th in 26:01.01.

The final race of the day saw a determined boys team compete against some of the top teams in California. Fillmore was led by Senior Johnny Martinez who finished in 21st place in 16:52.07. He was followed by Michael Sanchez 39th in 17:27.35, Jonathon Ordaz 44th in 17:30.14, Adrian Orozco 56th in 17:46.39, Everardo M. Garcia 57th in 17:52.71. Other finishers included: Sergio Perez 64th in 18:02.28, Juan Ramirez 79th in 18:38.99, Nick Villela 80th in 18:39.27, Gustavo Valdez 91st in 18:50.12, John Chavez 99th in 19:08.45, Jesus Castro 113th in 19:26.88, Mario Hurtado 126th in 19:42.99, Jorge Acevedo 138th in 20:09.05, Luis Leon 151st in 20:33.34, Antonio Villalobos 177th in 21:32.08, Andrew Hernandez 180th in 21:43.71, Erik Hernandez 184th in 21:54.49, and Daniel Cruz 187th in 22:15.19. This team also finished 7th overall and had the best gap between the 1st and 5th runner, about a minute gap..

The Flashes will next compete at the Rosemead Invitational on Friday, September 9th. First race starts at 5:10 pm.

 
Fillmore's 10U Girls Soccer Club Team; California United finished their season this past Saturday August 27th, losing to number 2 seed Oxnard Pal Soccer Club. The Girls placed 3rd seed this season, among very tough opponents. Although more than half the team are below age, they gained respect among teams in the 10U division. Nine-year-old Jadon Rodriguez scored off an assist by teammate Lexis Pina. This was the only goal allowed by the outstanding Oxnard Pal Team. Fillmore’s California United FC will be growing, expanding with teams from 8U- 17U in the near future. We hope to bring, quality training for our community youth in a competitive environment.
Fillmore's 10U Girls Soccer Club Team; California United finished their season this past Saturday August 27th, losing to number 2 seed Oxnard Pal Soccer Club. The Girls placed 3rd seed this season, among very tough opponents. Although more than half the team are below age, they gained respect among teams in the 10U division. Nine-year-old Jadon Rodriguez scored off an assist by teammate Lexis Pina. This was the only goal allowed by the outstanding Oxnard Pal Team. Fillmore’s California United FC will be growing, expanding with teams from 8U- 17U in the near future. We hope to bring, quality training for our community youth in a competitive environment.
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Friday August 26th The Fillmore Flashes kicked off the season playing against Eagle Rock. Highlights from the game: Hector Sanchez was 10 of 18 for 106 yards, one touchdown pass and one rushing touchdown and Kevin Galvan had 11 tackles. Final Score Eagle Rock 19 - Flashes 13. Over all Coach Dollar had this to say about last Friday’s game, “As a team we played hard, but 4 turnovers cost us the game.” This Friday September 2nd is at Home, Flashes take on Channel Islands High School J.V. game starts at 4:30pm, Varsity game starts at 7:30pm. [Photos by Crystal Gurolla and Charles Morris]
Friday August 26th The Fillmore Flashes kicked off the season playing against Eagle Rock. Highlights from the game: Hector Sanchez was 10 of 18 for 106 yards, one touchdown pass and one rushing touchdown and Kevin Galvan had 11 tackles. Final Score Eagle Rock 19 - Flashes 13. Over all Coach Dollar had this to say about last Friday’s game, “As a team we played hard, but 4 turnovers cost us the game.” This Friday September 2nd is at Home, Flashes take on Channel Islands High School J.V. game starts at 4:30pm, Varsity game starts at 7:30pm. [Photos by Crystal Gurolla and Charles Morris]
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Flashes player #2 George Tarango Scores a touchdown this past Friday night against Eagle Rock. Final Score Fillmore 13 - Eagle Rock 19.
Flashes player #2 George Tarango Scores a touchdown this past Friday night against Eagle Rock. Final Score Fillmore 13 - Eagle Rock 19.
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Great defensive tackle made by the Fillmore Flashes Defense.
Great defensive tackle made by the Fillmore Flashes Defense.
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Fillmore’s Running Back #20 Ricky Holladay runs past the defense at this past Friday’s game
Fillmore’s Running Back #20 Ricky Holladay runs past the defense at this past Friday’s game
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Fillmore Varsity Cheerleaders half-time routine gets the crowd pumped up for the second half.
Fillmore Varsity Cheerleaders half-time routine gets the crowd pumped up for the second half.
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Fillmore JV-13 vs Eagle Rock JV-0. Flashes were lead by Hugo Virto who scored both touchdowns. On defense Abraham Garza, Gabriel Gonzalez, Trevor Scott, Bryce Nunez, David Julian, David Rivas, Juan Gallegos, and Garrett Dollar led the defense to a shut out of Eagle rock. The flashes play Channel Islands next week at home at 4:30. Fillmore JV record is 1-0.
Fillmore JV-13 vs Eagle Rock JV-0. Flashes were lead by Hugo Virto who scored both touchdowns. On defense Abraham Garza, Gabriel Gonzalez, Trevor Scott, Bryce Nunez, David Julian, David Rivas, Juan Gallegos, and Garrett Dollar led the defense to a shut out of Eagle rock. The flashes play Channel Islands next week at home at 4:30. Fillmore JV record is 1-0.
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2016 Fillmore Flashes Volleyball Roster
2016 Fillmore Flashes Volleyball Roster
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08/25/16 - Flashes Vs. Hueneme High School Final Scores:
Frosh/Soph Match: 15 - 25, 25 - 19, 10 - 15
J.V. Match: 9 - 25, 3 - 25
Varsity Match: 16 - 25, 5 - 25, 12 - 25

08/30/16 - Flashes Vs. Channel Islands Final Scores:
Frosh/Soph Match: 25-18, 17-25, 13-15
J.V. Match: 19-25, 8-25
Varsity Match: 13-25, 17-25, 30-28, 12-25

Next Schedule matches will be Thursday September 01, 2016 at home against Channel Islands High School.
Frosh/Soph starts at 4pm, J.V. 5pm, Varsity 6pm.

Tuesday September 6, 2016 will be home against Providence. J.V. starts at 5pm, Varsity 6pm.

 

Tryouts for our Fall Team will be held on : August 21 & August 28

Location: Rancho Community Park, Fields 2 & 3 1765 Royal Street • Simi Valley, CA 93065

Time: 8:15 am Registration & Check-In 8:30 am - 1:30 pm Tryouts (with a 30 minute lunch break)

Web site : http://www.eteamz.com/CaWaves-Ives18U

For more information or toreserve a tryout opportunity, please contact: Robert Ives • 805.657.5142 • xtree23@aol.com

The 18u California Waves, based in Simi Valley, California, is comprised of high achieving student athletes from some of the finest High Schools in California. Harvard-Westlake, Buckley, Oaks Christian, Viewpoint, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Chaminade are just some of the schools our players attend.

With an average team G.P.A. of 3.8, the California Waves players have been and are actively being watched, tracked, and recruited by top tier Colleges and Universities throughout the country, including: Harvard, Hamilton, Amherst, UCSD, Holy Cross, Boston College, Boston University, Emory, Kenyon, Wellesley, Trinity, Rhodes, DePauw, Seattle University, Bucknell, Dartmouth, Colgate, Tufts, Utah State, to name a few.

If you have a G.P.A. over 3.0 and want to play softball for a top tier D1, D2 or D3 university, the California Waves are who you want to play for.

Established in 1980, The California Waves is one of the oldest organizations in travel ball. The Waves have a proven track record of obtaining exposure, access and scholarships for its athletes.

The Waves play in the major showcases against the best teams in the country, and we are currently scheduled for several prominent Fall Showcases in both Northern and Southern California. And ( 2 ) in Las Vegas.

If you want to play softball in college, and you are willing to work as hard in the classroom as you do in the field, the California Waves want you on our roster!

 

This year Fillmore has been chosen to host the annual youth football all star game. Players from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura County will be playing 4 all star games on November 26th 2016. There will be vendors from the tri county area as well as high school coaches to watch the up and coming best football players from around the area. The stadium will be packed and we hope to see many of our community members watch our local Fillmore players compete and play along side the best youth football players in Southern California!!!
Ram Medina

 
Congratulations to the Fillmore Girls Softball 12U Division on becoming Western District Champions. Players: (l-r) Amber Cervantez, Zoie Isom, Ebony Venegas, Alexis Sanchez, Lily Murillo, Kayleen Jacinto, Alyssa Ocegueda, Anika Lopez, Jordyn Blankenship, Emma Ocegueda, Jazalyn Ramos, Aaliyah Arias. Coaches: Tim Isom, Beany Venegas, Pokey Sanchez and Rudy Murillo.
Congratulations to the Fillmore Girls Softball 12U Division on becoming Western District Champions. Players: (l-r) Amber Cervantez, Zoie Isom, Ebony Venegas, Alexis Sanchez, Lily Murillo, Kayleen Jacinto, Alyssa Ocegueda, Anika Lopez, Jordyn Blankenship, Emma Ocegueda, Jazalyn Ramos, Aaliyah Arias. Coaches: Tim Isom, Beany Venegas, Pokey Sanchez and Rudy Murillo.
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