Tristan Smithís tough truck awaits the action in Grants Pass. Photo submitted
Smith turns passion for vehicle maintenance into competitive pastime
Tristan Smith’s first attempt at a Tuff Truck lasted about a year before it blew up at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds last summer during the fair’s Tuff Truck competition. Despite the setback, Smith was back at it this month as he unveiled his brand new rig at the Grants Pass Tuff Trucks competition on May 16.
The Del Norte softball team finally has an opponent and a time for its North Coast Section Division III quarterfinal matchup. The 3-seed Warriors (22-5)will host No. 6 Tamalpias (14-11) on Friday at 4 p.m. at Del Norte High School. Tamalpais advanced to the quarterfinals with an 11-1 victory over Piner at home in the tournament’s first round. The Warriors received a first-round bye.
Del Norte shortstop Steven Maready takes aim at first base, where he completed a double play in the sixth inning of the HDN Tournament championship. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
Warriors fall 6-3 in Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament title game, grab No. 10 seed in NCS
The No. 2 seeded Del Norte baseball team fell way behind early in the first ever Humboldt-Del Norte Baseball League Tournament championship game and couldn’t quite dig itself out of the hole, falling 6-3 to No. 3 Arcata in Arcata Ballpark on Saturday.
Bell places first in triple jump to lead Del Norte at Redwood Empire meet
The Del Norte track and field teams competed at the Redwood Empire Meet in Santa Rosa on Saturday, and nine Warriors qualified to move on to the North Coast Section Meet of Champions in Berkeley next Saturday in eight events.
The entire Castle Rock track and field team made the trip to Montgomery High School on Saturday in the Sharks’ inaugural season. Although none of the Castle Rock athletes advanced to the North Coast Section Meet of Champions Trials next week, the Sharks were pleased with the way the season ended up.
Del Norte shortstop Payton Healy attempts to tag out a stealing Fortuna runner in a close play at second base. Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
Warriors lose 2-0 in pitchers’ duel
Nobody hit the ball well in the first ever Humboldt-Del Norte Tournament championship game on Saturday at Arcata Sports Complex, but Fortuna knocked out a couple hits and that was all Huskies ace pitcher Hailey Dolcini needed as Del Norte lost 2-0.
26 Warriors are set to compete in 56 events in Santa Rosa on Saturday
The Del Norte track and field teams are taking a large load of athletes to the North Coast Section Redwood Empire meet on Saturday with 17 boys competing in 33 events and eight girls competing in 23 events.
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