Lady Dawg Taylor Ostrowki #2 scores during a Bulldog rally to defeat Valley High School 15-14 on Friday.
The Virgin Valley High School athletic teams had a busy week on the hill, as the softball, baseball and track and field teams were active this past week.
VVHS Track and Field team under coach Gary Hartman , traveled to Moapa Valley to compete with the Pirates on Wednesday March 20 and came away with seconds in both boy and girl competition. Moapa won both meets and Valley High School finished behind the Dawgs. Leading the way on the girl’s side were Macee Bundy with first in the 100 and 200 meter dashes, Alyssa Ponce in the 800 meters, Nikita Eskelsen first in the long jump and 100meter hurdles and Calla Haviland in the high jump. “It was a solid meet for our boy and girl athletes,” said coach Hartman. Leading the way for the boy’s team were Braden Bingham with firsts in the high jump and triple jump, Ty Bryant in the pole vault and 110 high hurdles, Christian Martinez won the 400 meter run and Jeremy Perkins won the shot.
Softball coach Travis Griffiths, girl softball team had a busy week, playing four games in five days. The Lady Dawgs defeated Democracy Prep 15-1 on Monday March 18, lost to Pahrump Valley 17-2 on Wednesday March 20, lost to Parowan (Utah) 20-13 in a slug fest on Thursday March 21 before finishing the week on Friday with a 15-14 squeaker over Valley High School. Starter Melissa Vanorsdale got the win over Democracy Prep and helped her cause with two RBI’s. Ally Wright led the Bulldogs offense against Parowan with three hits, two runs and two RBI’s. Vanorsdale and Dani Correa had two hits each for the Dawgs. The Bulldogs scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Valley. The Dawgs had an amazing 22 hits but committed 12 errors to keep the Vikings in the game. Leading the onslaught with four and three hits respectively were Shaylee Feltner and Kaysha Heath. Emmele Anguiano went the distance despite giving up 14 runs on 12 errors by her teammates. The Lady Dawgs continue their rugged schedule hosting Western High School on Monday March 25, before beginning league play against Chaparral on Wednesday, Indian Springs on Thursday before traveling to Sunrise Mountain for a league matchup on Friday March 29. The Lady Bulldogs season record stands at 6-8.
The VVHS’s baseball team record stands at 5-7 as of Wednesday March 20. Friday’s game score against Valley was not available prior to the writing of this update. The Bulldogs crushed Democracy Prep 19-0 on Monday March 18, lost to Parowan 19-9 on Tuesday March 19 and 5-4 to Pahrump Valley on Wednesday March 20. The Dawgs will host Western on Monday March 21 before beginning league play on Wednesday March 27 hosting Chaparral.