Tam’s Friedman lights up Marin’s golf courses – Marin Independent Journal

Freshman Ben Friedman shot a 3-under par 33 at Indian Valley on Wednesday as Tam cruised to a 201-212 win over San Marino in the first half of a home-and-away series. The two boys’ golf teams meet Thursday in Mill Valley.

Max Berg arrived at 37 for the Hawks. The Mustangs (1-2) were led by Dom Moresco (38) and Darius Kellogg (39).

• Tam’s Friedman led the pack with a 4-under 32 mark in Tuesday’s 181-204 win over Archie Williams. Berg came in at 34 and Adam Dali recorded a 36.

Drake Parrish Smith and Peter Gallagher both finished at par 36 for the Falcons.

• Marin Academy won their season opener at Peacock Gap, 182-202 against Bay School. Wednesday. The Wildcats were led by senior Oliver Vilkin 4-over 40, followed by freshmen Charley Hansen (47) and Drayson Jaffee (47).

• Marin Catholic continued their momentum with a 198-217 win over Archbishop Riordan at Harding Park. Tuesday. Ryan Boyd, Kyle Forrest and Mason Sylvester of the Wildcats shared medalist honors, each carding a 38.

male golf

Dominican men’s golf improved its second-round score by 16 strokes and finished 15th on Tuesday after the final round of the NNU Poppy Ridge Invitational at Poppy Ridge Golf Course.

Cal State East Bay won the Tag Team Championship after finishing 7 over par after shooting a 286 under 2 in the final round. The Penguins shot a 17 of 305 to finish 50 over par, 25 shots ahead of Chaminade but not enough to catch Hawaii Hilo who finished 14th at 44 over par.

Christian Schrodt started his final round on fire with back-to-back birdies en route to a 1 under the front nine. While Schrodt slowed some on the back nine, he ended the day with a birdie at 18 to enter the club with a 1 of 73 and move up 24 places on the day for a tie at 50 at 12 over of s. Josh Morris was solid on both days of the tournament for the Dominican as he recorded 10 pars and two birdies in the second round en route to a 4 of 76. Morris finished tied for 46th at 11 over par for the tournament.

College softball

Dominican softball was unable to generate the offense it needed to back up its fantastic defensive effort as it lost 1-0 to Hawaii Pacific on Wednesday.

Lauren Lapinid led the Penguins (7-15, 4-9 PacWest) from home plate 2-for-3 while Shelby Keltner and Rosa Leguria combined to allow a run on 73 shots. Taylor Thompson had the complete shutout for the Sharks (7-9, 1-2 PacWest) to improve to 5-4 this year.

Lapinid gave Dominican a good start as she picked right field with an out on top of the first, but she couldn’t advance further as Thompson was able to retire the next two batters. Keltner tied Thompson for the next two innings as no runner passed first base before the bottom of third.

HPU’s Savan Salyer-Kovac hit a bases-loaded right single to bring the only run of the game.

Caitlyn Perales and Faith Erb grounded a single across the infield in the top of the fifth as Dominican looked to respond, but Thompson came out of the block when Larson landed a return line in the third to end the inning. Lapinid then singled right to take the lead in the sixth and moved into goalscoring position on a sacrificial bunt. Once again Thompson left the runner stuck in the goalscoring position and Dominican couldn’t get closer to the tie.

Game 2 was halted in the fourth inning with HPU leading 9-0. The game will resume on Thursday ahead of the previously scheduled doubleheader between the teams at Howard Okita Field as they look to wrap up their series.

Girls Lacrosse

Marin Catholic’s senior core showed off their goalscoring prowess in a 20-4 win over Piedmont on Tuesday. Kate Hautau led the way with six goals and two assists, while Kayla Conroy had five goals and eight assists. Thea Falvey scored four goals. Sophomore Audrey Carr added three goals and recorded eight draw checks, while junior Sara Press had two goals.

Junior keeper Noelle Antongiovanni made four saves to keep Piedmont (0-3) winless. The Wildcats (2-1) are expected to play at Concord on. Friday at Carondelet.

Boys tennis

• Novato swept the singles match against Crosstown rivals San Marino in a 6-1 win on Tuesday. Summit Schreck, Kevin Sun and Loic Foisy all won their singles matches with a third-set tiebreaker. Seena Gholami won at No. 3 in singles, 6-3, 6-3.

The No. 2 Mustangs doubles team took a 6-4, 6-4 victory to add drama to the match.

• Archie Williams won 7-0 over Terra Linda on Tuesday. Alistair Clarke of the Falcons hung on for a 6-4, 4-6, 11-9 victory over Lucca Ratra in singles No. 4, the only match that lasted more than two sets.

• The No2 doubles team of Parker Sadzeck and Dylan Donner won 6-0, 6-0 as San Domenico avoided the sweep in a 4-1 loss to Stuart Hall on Tuesday.


San Domenico beat the International 8-1 on Tuesday in big fashion. The only match that lasted more than two sets was the mixed doubles win over Ivan Ban and Wendy Feng, who won 18-21, 21-7, 21-16.

It was the Panthers’ second win over International in the fledgling season. San Domenico (2-0) is expected to host Lick Wilmerding on Thursday.

Michael C. Ford