Warrior’s Weekly Round Up:
The Del Norte track team finished its regular season Saturday at the Humboldt-Del Norte League finals, hosted by Fortuna High School. The Warrior girls finished second in the team standings with 110 points, while the Warrior boys finished third in the team standings with 78.5 points.
Four Warriors, all of them seniors also earned coveted White Stars on the day. On the boys’ side, Garrett Galea won the 400-meter race in a time of 52.18 seconds. Chris Martinez captured the pole vault event, clearing a height of 13 feet, while Parker Thompson eked out a victory in the triple jump with a mark of 38 feet, 10 inches. On the girls’ side, Raili Makela defended her H-DN title in the discus with her throw of 116 feet, 2 inches.
Next up for the Warriors is a trip to the North Coast Section Redwood Empire Meet to be held Saturday, May 20 at Redwood High School in Larkspur.
On the softball diamond, Allison Douglas allowed only four hits in two games combined, as the Del Norte varsity softball team finished the regular season portion of its schedule with a doubleheader sweep of the McKinleyville Panthers at Del Norte High School Monday afternoon. The Warriors cruised to an 11-1 victory in the first game, which was ended in the fifth inning via the 10-run rule. The Warriors then squeaked out a 2-1 victory in game two.
After defeating the Hoopa Warriors 6-1 at Del Norte High in the opening round of the H-DN postseason tournament Wednesday evening, Del Norte now travels to Ferndale to take on the Wildcats Thursday, with game time scheduled for 5 p.m.
Del Norte’s varsity baseball team ended its Big Five season by defeating the McKinleyville Panthers twice in three days, with both games having taken place at Del Norte High School. In game one Monday afternoon, the Warriors used a four-run second inning and a five-run sixth to take a 12-3 lead into the seventh, but had to hold on for a 12-8 victory. In game two Wednesday, the Warriors scored four runs in the third and ultimately squeaked out a 5-4 win.
Warrior BaseballDespite pounding out 16 hits, the Del Norte Warrior varsity baseball team dropped a 13-8 slugfest to the Eureka Loggers
Warrior TennisThe Del Norte boys’ tennis team, playing its fourth match of the week courtesy of the wrath of Mother Nature
Warrior SoftballAllison Douglas allowed only four hits in two games combined, as the Del Norte varsity softball team finished the regular
Warrior GolfDel Norte’s Cameron Schultz and Taylor Westbrook saw their 2017 boys’ golf seasons come to an end Monday at Rooster
Warrior Track and FieldThe Del Norte track team finished its regular season Saturday at the Humboldt-Del Norte League finals, hosted by Fortuna High