Where are they now? Updates on former local high school standouts
January 4, 2013
Michelle Forman (Douglas ’10), jr., Nevada: Next meet is Jan. 11 in San Diego.Haley Von Schottenstein (Douglas ’10), jr., Whittier (California): Swam on the ninth-place 800 free relay squad (8:02.06), the 12th-place 200 medley relay squad (1:51.81) and anchored the 400 free relay team to an 11th-place finish (3:40.16). She finished 13th in the 100 fly (58.81), 18th in the 100 backstroke (1:07.91) and 34th in the 100 free with a time of 54.86. Whittier finished eighth at the meet. Season resumes today vs. Pomona.
Bethany Wurster (Douglas ’11), soph., Nevada: Season resumes Feb. 11 at The Gold Rush tournament in Yorba Linda, Calif.
Grant Denny (Douglas, ’11), fr., Feather River (California): Season resumes in the spring.
Dillon Spates (Douglas, ’11), soph., Waldorf College (Iowa): Next tournament is Tuesday against William Penn.
Chris Downs (Douglas, ’11), fr., G, Butte College (California): The Roadrunners lost to both Fresno and Cuesta last week. Bri Burnside (Douglas, ’11), soph., F, College of the Siskiyous (California): The team lost to Mission 80-78 on Dec. 29. Burnside is averaging 6.8 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. The team is 11-2 overall on the year.Jorey Scott (Douglas, ’11), soph., F, Miramar College (California): The Jets beat Barstow 64-62 last week and lost to Fullerton 75-62. Miramar is 5-9 overall on the year. Scott is averaging 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.
Devyn Hotho (Douglas ’11), soph., F, St. Olaf College (Minnesota): Season resumes today vs. College of St. Scholastica.
Chris Balcom-Miller (Douglas ’06), RHP, Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox Double-A): Balcom-Miller has an outside chance to make the Red Sox 40-man roster this year and could receive an invite to the major league spring training. He closed out last season pitching in relief. He finished 4-5 with a 4.41 ERA with 61 strikeouts and 49 walks in 85 innings pitched. He averaged 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings. Tyler Hoelzen (Douglas, ’09), sr., LHP, Sacramento State: The Hornets open their season Feb. 15 at Texas.Kameron Van Winkle (Douglas, ’11), soph., C, Feather River: Season opens Feb. 1 at Taft College. Feather River is ranked No. 4 in Northern California entering the 2013 season. Shane Fencl (Douglas, ’11), soph., SS, Feather River: Season opens Feb. 1 at Taft College. Matt Thomas (Douglas, ’11), soph., RHP, Feather River: Season opens Feb. 1 at Taft College. Walker Gemmill (Douglas, ’11), soph., C, Lassen: Season opens Feb. 2 at American River. Troy Torres (Douglas, ’09), jr., 3B, Tabor College (Kansas): Season opens Feb. 8 at Dallas Christian College.Cody Lommori (Douglas, ’11), soph., 1B, American River: Season opens Feb. 2 vs. Lassen College.Cody Begovich (Douglas, ’12), fr., LHP/OF, Northeastern State (Oklahoma): Season opens Feb. 16 vs. Northwest Missouri State.
Stephanie Harper (Douglas, ’09), sr., P/1B, Concord (West Virginia): Season opens Feb. 8 against California University of Pennsylvania. Jenna Geyer (Douglas, ’12), fr., 1B, Feather River: Season opens in February.Amanda Caras (Douglas, ’12), fr., IF, Santa Barbara City College: Season opens Feb. 2 against Santa Ana.
Jessica Waggoner (Douglas, ’09), jr., Army: Season opens today at the Crowell Open.Wade Meddles (Sierra Lutheran, ’10), jr., Eastern Kentucky: Season opens Jan. 13 at the Kentucky Invitational.Davey Fisher (Douglas, ’09), sr., Pacific Lutheran: Season opens in March. Garrett Tenney (Douglas, ’10), jr., Jamestown College (North Dakota): Season opens Jan. 19 at the Northern Indoor Invitational.Craig Stratton (Douglas, ’10), soph., San Joaquin Delta College: Season opening TBA. Nick Maestretti (Douglas, ’12), fr., Kansas: Kansas hosts the Bill Easton Classic Saturday.Amanda Brazeau (Douglas, ’12), fr., Sacramento State: The Hornets open their season Jan. 25 at the Boise Bronco Invitational.Nathanael Williams (Sierra Lutheran, ’12), fr., Colorado School of Mines: Season opens Jan. 19 at the Potts Indoor Invitational.