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Fall Sports Wrap - Harriers Take On VOL Championships
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Isaiah Aguilar pushes to Oakdales best finish during prior league play. He was also the top varsity finisher at the VOL Championships. - photo by IKE DODSON/THE LEADER

Following is a summary of recent results for Oakdale High cross country, girls golf and volleyball programs, as they bring their fall seasons down to the wire.

 Cross Country

Oakdale High’s frosh-soph girls and junior varsity girls rallied to second place finishes at the Valley Oak League championships for the best finishes of any Mustang teams in Angels Camp on Oct. 24.

The frosh-soph girls capped a 23-5 conference record after an eighth place finish by Kyannah Hernandez and a 15th place time recorded by Jordyn Garcia.

The JV girls ended 24-4 after a sixth place time by Melissa Thompson and a seventh place finish by Kelsey Hardey.

The frosh-soph boys ended fourth after a 16-12 stanza. They were paced by the seventh place time of Zane Neubaum and a 12th place ending by Kurtis Bishop. The JV boys were fourth after a 16-12 record, a 10th place run by Chris Davis and the 18th place time of Kevin Trujillo.

Oakdale’s varsity boys ended 10-18 (fifth), but saw an impressive 13th place overall finish from sophomore Isaiah Aguilar. Fellow sophomore Octavio Padilla was 34th as well.

The varsity girls saw a sharp time from Liz Erwin, who sped to a 16th place time to lead the team. Julianne Kummer was 20th as the Oakdale girls wrapped an 11-17 season in sixth.

The Sac-Joaquin Sub-Section Championships are on Saturday in Angels Camp.

 Girls Golf

The Oakdale girls golf team was represented well at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championships at the Elkhorn Golf Club in Stockton.

There, Oakdale’s Dylanie Donahue delivered perhaps her best round of the season to land 11th overall and miss qualifying for the SJS Masters by just seven strokes.

She was the fourth-best individual golfer and out-shot 16 other Valley Oak League golfers who had qualified to the event.

Oakdale’s Jenna Heaton, who was fantastic at the VOL championships to ensure qualification, shot a 134 to best 25 other golfers who had made the trip.


Oakdale played Sonora on Monday for a shot at sole possession of the conference title, though results were not available at press time. The Lady Mustangs had stayed perfect in league by ousting Weston Ranch 3-0 in 25-13, 25-11, 25-8 scores on Oct. 24.

Hayley McIntyre had 11 kills and three blocks in the win while Kellie Gratigny managed 16 assists and eight points. Kaitlin Van Ryn chipped in nine points.

Oakdale is without standout outside hitter Brittany Carpenter, who badly injured her ankle earlier this month. Oakdale will look to play strong and carry their VOL momentum into the upcoming SJS playoffs.