Capitola resident and professional disc golfer Valarie Jenkins finished second in the final round of the PDGA’s Brent Hambrick Memorial Open tournament in Columbus, Ohio, over the weekend.
Jenkins threw a 13-over 257 through four rounds, landing just behind winner Sarah Cunningham, who threw an 11-over 255.
Paige Pierce threw an 18-over 262 after a 36-throw final round, where Jenkins and Cunningham both managed 29s.
Jenkins’ partner Nate Doss placed 11th in the men’s open after failing to with an 8-under 208 that tied him with Devan Owens. Jenkins’ brother Avery Jenkins finished tied for 17th with Paul Oman . The men’s winner was Richard Wysocki of Fort Mill, S.C., who shot a dominant epic 30-under 214 through four rounds.
Results in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association’s website.
Aptos resident Nikia Brautovich took second place among women in the Salinas Valley Half Marathon on Sunday.
Brautovich finished the Salinas half in 1 hours, 25 minutes, 41.143 seconds to cross the finish line about five minutes behind Brooke Wells. Wells, of San Francisco, won in 1:20:26.918.
San Jose’s Stephanie Kato rounded out the top three [1:27:21.810]. Castroville’s Daniel Tapia won the men’s race [1:07:17.613]. Cristian Soratos of Salinas was second in 1:10:34.130, and Michael Young, who declined to state where he was from, placed third [1:15:21.813].
Watsonville’s Irma Leal Cervantes placed 18th among women [1:41:01.610] as the only other Santa Cruz County runner to place within the top 20 of his or her division.
Results included in this report are from the Salinas Valley half’s website.
Watsonville resident and pro cyclist Ben Jacques-Maynes, a UC Santa Cruz alum, placed 18th in the second stage of the Tour of Utah on Wednesday.
Jacques-Maynes [Bissell Pro Cycling] finish 50 seconds back from winner Christian Vande Velde [Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda], who finished the team time trial in 22:35. Bissell is now in seventh place in the overall standings.
Jacques-Maynes, who earned the King of the Mountain jersey in the first stage, is now 5:18 back in the general classification in spot No. 58.
The event continues today. Results included in this report are from the Tour of Utah website.