members of Pueblo Middle School's boys
track and field team compiled enough
points to capture second place in the
team category at the Arizona Junior High
School State Track and Field Meet held
at Chandler High School.
4-by-100 meter relay team sprinted to a
state record time of 46.68 seconds. The
relay team of Josh Hempstead, Tarik
Smith, Michael Lang and Kyle
Homewood broke the 11-year-old
record of 46.8 seconds set by Sunrise in
added golds in the 200- and 400-meter
runs; Smith earned gold in the 75-meter
high hurdles and silver in the 110-meter
low hurdles. Lang received bronze in
the 100-meter dash. Andrew Nguyen
added silver in the high jump and
Chase Cartwright rounded out the
is coached by Head Coach Jeff
Fulkerson. The event was held
Saturday, April 29.
Arizona Boca Juniors are holding tryouts
for local youth for the 2006-07 season.
CABJ is a competitive youth soccer club
serving the East Valley. The club
emphasizes family, community, skill
development and education on and off the
open to both boys and girls U8-U14 at
Benedict Park in Tempe. The sessions
will be 8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, and
6-8 p.m. Friday, June 2.
can be found at
www.CABJ.net or by calling
Corridor resident Amanda Martin
was the 5A singles state runner-up in
girls tennis. Martin attends Xavier High
School and has been a member of Xavier's
varsity squad all four years. She will
continue her tennis career next year for
the Arizona State Sun Devils.
Sol Track and Field finished the
region meet with the boys team placing
third and the girls fourth. Standout
performances for the Aztecs included
senior Katie Cartwright winning
the 300-meter hurdles and placing second
in the long jump; junior Ryan Kelly
winning discus; senior Brenden
McMaster winning the two-mile;
sophomore Samia Stokes placing
second in the shotput; and junior Ian
Caracciolo qualifying for state by
taking third in the 300- and 110-meter
hurdles. University of Washington
football commit senior Matt Mosely
anchored the region winning boys
4-by-100-meter relay team.
says she is excited to end her high
school career competing to be the best.
working on the mental part of my game,”
Cartwright said. “My goal is to get out
hard and have a good fast start.”
recently chose to train in the long jump
and was rewarded for her efforts with a
second place in region, and most likely
qualifying for state.
thought it would be fun to do,”
Varsity Softball is down but not out
after a loss to Horizon in the double
elimination state tournament.
defense and hitting were not as strong
as normal,” senior Elena Marroquin
to get to the championship the Aztecs
must defeat Mesa High and then Horizon
twice. Marroquin will play an important
role for Corona, coming out undefeated
in games she has pitched so far this
“As a team
we have all been getting along well; we
went out for breakfast the day of our
first game in state,” Marroquin said.
“There has been a lot of support for us
from everybody--the coaches, parents,
players and fans.”
riding a 25-game winning streak but the
Aztecs believe eliminating them from
contention is within reach.
come out fired up and can hit off their
pitcher we can beat them,” Marroquin
said. “Everything has to be on for us,
final record of 21-12, Varsity Boys
Volleyball goes into the state
playoffs as the number-seven seed. The
team’s first round matchup will be
against Mesa Westwood High School. The
Aztecs have a 1-2 record against
Westwood during the season and will need
to play their best to win.
to stay together as a team and have the
will to win,” senior Matt Fargotstein
defeating Central region champion Desert
Vista, the Aztecs moved past rival
Mountain Pointe in power points and
avoided a second-round matchup with
number-one seed Mountain View.
Fargotstein wishes to ensure the team’s
season does not end with a loss in the
first round of state.
“I have to
make sure the team stays focused,”
Fargotstein said. “We are one team and
we have to have the same goal.”
post-season looming, the squad can't
afford to overlook any team.
team is our biggest rival,” Fargotstein
“We need to take every game seriously,
like it’s the championship.”