Sport Shorts
Publication Date: Friday Jul 29, 1994

Sport Shorts

NO HORSING AROUND . . . The Carousel Vaulters, an equestrian group based in Portola Valley and Atherton, earned four national titles during the American Vaulting Association's National Championships at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds recently. More than 300 vaulters from around the country competed. Colin Fleming, 10, of Portola Valley swept both rounds of the trot level event to capture the Trot Men's individual crown. Teammate Anna Carlstone was second. Brian Dunn and Kari Kucera bested a field of 26 pairs to claim the Pas de Deux crown. Teammates Mary Simonson and Allison Riechert were second. Simonson and Riechert teamed with Annie Bunten and Julia Riechert to win national honors in the Trot2-Phase Championship event. Alethea Fifield coached the two Carousel teams entered in the national event.

STILL TIME . . . Runners wishing to enter the 1994 City of San Franciso Marathon or the 5K race that also will be held Sunday starting at Kezar Stadium, still can register today (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) or Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at the Health & Fitness Expo at the San Francisco Hilton & Towers, 333 O'Farrell Street (between Mason and Taylor). Phone: 777-1400. All marathon entrants must have a valid 1994 USA Track & Field membership card at the time of the race (8 a.m.) Cost for the marathon is $50 at the expo. The 5K registration fee is $20, with runners also able to sign up race morning at Kezar until 9 a.m. The marathon will be televised live Sunday morning by KPIX-5 starting at 8 a.m.

GOLD AND SILVER . . . Woodside resident and Menlo Park real estate agent Sean Foley captained a West Coast water polo team to golf and silver medals in the Masters World Championships in Montreal earlier this month. Prior to that, Foley helped lead his Santa Barbara masters team to its fifth straight national title while repeating as an All-America goalie. Foley's team, a mixture of players from North and Southern California, competed in both the 30-and-over and 35-and-over divisions in Montreal. The squad won nine straight matches, including back-to-back title matches, before losing to Montreal, 6-5, in the 30-and-over finale.

BASEBALL NOTES . . . Palo Alto Babe Ruth pitcher Garret D'Antoni, who was listed as the losing pitcher in the championship game of the State 15-year-old Tournament at Baylands Athletic Center last week, actually pitched two scoreless innings. The losing pitcher was Jonathan Brandt, who gave up the four runs in the 4-0 loss suffered by Palo Alto . . . Stanford's Brian Dallimore homered Wednesday to help the U.S. defeat Canada, 8-4, in the USA Baseball Challenge Cup in Millington, Tenn.

ALL-STAR GAME . . . The 20th annual Charlie Wedemeyer Santa Clara County All-Star Football Game will be held tonight at 8 p.m. at San Jose City College.

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