The No. 4-seeded Watsonville High Wildcatz notched their first postseason win since 2007 on Wednesday, shutting out No. 13 Santa Clara High, 4-0, in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division I playoffs in Watsonville.
Watsonville (21-4) will play No. 5 Los Gatos High, which beat No. 12 Palo Alto High to advance, at Fremont High in Saturday’s CCS quarterfinals at noon.
Juliana Wilson hit a home run, Citlalli Barragan and Savanah Quintana each doubled and Angelina Heredia was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Jessica Rodriguez went the distance in the circle. She allowed only four hits and struck out six in the shutout.
• Christopher 11, Watsonville 1 — The No. 14-seeded Watsonville High Wildcatz lost to the No. 3-seeded Christopher High Cougars in the first round of the CCS Division I playoffs on Wednesday in Gilroy.
Watsonville finishes its season with an 18-9 overall record. The Wildcatz will graduate only two players: JoJo Vargas and James Gomez Jr.
• Alisal 2, Aptos 1 — No. 12 Aptos High lost 2-1 to No. 5 Alisal High in eight innings on Wednesday in the CCS Division I playoffs in Salinas.
Aptos completes its season with a 14-11-1 overall record. The Mariners will graduate 14 seniors, including senior captains Tate Stone-Hinds, Anthony Bella, Timmy Harris and Jake Keaschall.