Top performers, March 30, 2016
Track and fieldChristian Sonnenberg, Yokota: Broke his own northwest Pacific record in the discus three times within a 20-minute span, topping his old mark of 51.98 meters with a final throw of 56.40 – 185 feet – during Saturday’s second Kanto Plain league meet at Yokota.Daniel Galvin, Yokota: Broke the 32-year-old Kanto Plain record in the 3,200, clocking 9 minutes, 38.13 seconds, .77 seconds better than the mark set in 1984 by Rich Gallagher of American School In Japan. Galvin is just over seven seconds away from the northwest Pacific record of 9:31 set in 1974 by Roger Olson of Christian Academy Japan.
BaseballTroy Barnes, Yokota: Pitched a four-inning no-hitter in his first start for the Panthers. The freshman allowed two walks and struck out three to boost Yokota past E.J. King 15-0.Garrett Macias, Perry: Improved to 2-0 on the season, giving up three hits, five walks and striking out seven in four innings as the Samurai beat defending Far East Division II champion Yokota 8-1. Macias has struck out 27 batters in 12 2/3 innings this season.
SoftballBriana Wilson, Kadena: Homered, doubled and drove in five runs to spark a Panthers rally from an early 2-0 deficit to an 8-3 win over Kubasaki on Saturday, leveling the season series at 1-1. Boys soccerKevin McGuire, Seoul American: Scored six goals, giving him eight on the season, helping the Falcons win both their games in Saturday’s DODEA-Korea jamboree at Osan, beating the Cougars 9-1 and Humphreys 8-0.
Girls soccerRachel Norton, Zama: Scored 10 goals in three matches, giving her 16 on the season, second-best in the Pacific, helping the Trojans to a weekend sweep at Edgren and a 2-0 shutout Tuesday of defending Far East D-II champion Yokota.Bobbi Hill, Perry: Scored five goals, giving her a Pacific-best 21 on the season, as the Samurai swept a pair of weekend matches from Division I Kinnick, 2-1 and 3-0.