Monarch of the Week & Sports Extra

Exeter Monarchs of the Week

Each week, Exeter Union High School coaches will nominate outstanding players in each sport. These players will be featured here in the newspaper as well as at Kirkman’s VIP Pizza. This week’s players are listed below.


Sal Briones


Brooklyn Blackmon


Kaylee Nelson – girls’ team

Austin Ramos – boys’ team


Logan Evaro


Tyler Madrigal


Jason Lozada


Jaxson Mendez – boys’ team

Jasmine Mendoza – girls’ team

Sports Extra

Softball: Aztecs lose close game to Tigers

Farmersville lost their second game in a row on Thursday, March 14, to the Tranquillity Tigers 4-3. Farmersville’s Leticia Poblete finished the game going 2-3 and scored a run. Sierra Gomez pitched the entire game in the loss and gave up 13 hits to 12 strike outs. Farmersville continued non-league play last night on the road against the Fresno Christian Eagles. Results were reached after press time. Tonight, Farmersville plays the Kings Christian Crusaders at 4 p.m.

Softball: Exeter splits games

The Monarchs opened up Central Sequoia League play the right way with a 13-0 win over the Immanuel Eagles on Wednesday, March 13. Katelyn Kirkman went 2-3 with three runs and two RBIs. Then the next day, Exeter lost to the Reedley Pirates 3-2. On Thursday, March 21, Exeter travels to play perennial power house the Selma Bears at 4 p.m.

Softball: Tigers get first win of season 12-9

Woodlake finally has a line in the wins column this year after they defeated the Strathmore Spartans 12-9. Woodlake scored 10 of their runs in the first three innings. Pria Bun went 3-4, scored three runs and knocked in three RBIs for the Tigers. Leah Martinez got the win after pitching a complete game in which she gave up 16 hits and nine strike outs. Tonight, Woodlake hosts the Lindsay Cardinals at 4 p.m.

Baseball: Golden West’s struggles continue

The Blazers have yet to get a win this season. Their most recent was a 12-1 loss to the Reedley Pirates. It is the third largest deficit they have had. Last night, Golden West took on the Kingsburg Vikings. Results were reached after press time. Golden West will now have a week off before hosting the Mt. Whitney Pioneers on March 27 at 4:15 p.m.

Softball: Blazers get shut out in tournament final

Golden West failed to score a run during their final tournament game against the Liberty Patriots this past weekend. Liberty scored four runs in the second and fourth innings to get the win. This was after Golden West defeated the Woodland Wolves 12-7, and lost to the Ridgeview Wolf Pack 5-1. Golden West continues West Yosemite League play this Friday at the Mt. Whitney Pioneers at 4:30 p.m.

Fundraiser: Alumni Football serves dinner to raise funds

The Exeter Alumni Football organization is having their fourth annual dinner on Saturday, April 27, at the Exeter Memorial Building at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information please contact Bobby Martinez at 972-5583.

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