Cabrillo College freshman forward Ella Giguiere recorded a double-double in the Seahawks' overtime win against Feather River on Dec. 22. (File photo)

APTOS—Ella Giguiere and Lauren Ambiel each recorded double-doubles to help the Cabrillo College women’s basketball team beat Feather River College, 77-72, in overtime in non-conference action on Dec. 22.

Giguiere finished with 25 points, 16 rebounds and five assists, and Ambiel had 24 points, 15 rebounds and four assists for Cabrillo, which snapped an eight-game losing streak.

Freshman guard Renee Parker had eight points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks for the Seahawks. Freshman guard Madison Stefanini added seven points and six assists, and freshman guard Emma Stefanini had six points, four rebounds and three assists.

The Seahawks (2-10) play at Mendocino (1-5) on Tuesday at 5pm.

Men’s basketball

Cabrillo 91, Foothill 45: Sophomore guard Austin James scored 22 points for the Seahawks in a non-conference win against the Owls on Dec. 27.

Freshman guard Cameron Noel had 11 points and four assists, and freshman guard Joe Rush III scored 12 points for Cabrillo. 

Starting freshman forward Cainan Wright had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Seahawks (7-6), who play a non-conference game at Napa Valley (1-10) on Dec. 30 at 5pm. 

Cabrillo will host De Anza (4-9) in its Coast Conference South Division opener Jan. 5 at 5pm.

Boys basketball

St. Francis 49, Pajaro Valley 25: Miles Guardino led the Sharks with 12 points in their non-league win against the Grizzlies on Dec. 22.

Nash Horton and Joseph Rose each scored 10 points for St. Francis (3-5).

Celestino Jardin had a team-high eight points for the Grizzlies, and Hosiah Silva and Eric Montero each scored five points.

St. Francis plays at Gonzales on Tuesday at 7pm. Pajaro Valley will host Soledad on Dec. 30 at 7pm. 

Girls basketball

Saint Francis (Mountain View) 63, Aptos 21: Jasmine Ackerman had nine points and eight rebounds in the Mariners’ non-league loss to the Lancers on Dec. 22. Jaylen Dang added four points for the Mariners (8-3), who host Palo Alto (7-1) on Tuesday at 6:30pm.

Scotts Valley 46, Monte Vista Christian 37: Paloma Ramirez had 14 points, seven rebounds and two steals for the Mustangs in their non-league loss to the Falcons on Dec. 22. 

Marissa Cortes added nine points, six rebounds and two steals for MVC. Senior Kaitlin Imai had 16 points for the Falcons. 

The Mustangs (3-6) hosts Leigh in non-league action Tuesday at 7pm.

Scotts Valley plays at the St. Francis Lady Shark Shootout in Watsonville starting Dec. 28.

Los Altos 50, MVC 43: Paloma Ramirez scored 19 points to lead the Mustangs in their non-league loss to the Eagles on Dec. 20. Marissa Cortes made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points for MVC.

Youth boys basketball

Notre Dame School of Watsonville won the 14th Annual Bishop Ryan Junior High School Tournament on Dec. 18. (contributed)

Notre Dame wins local tourney: Robert Gomez Jr. was a major factor in helping Notre Dame School of Watsonville capture the 14th Annual Bishop Ryan Junior High School Tournament on Dec. 18.

Gomez, who was named tournament MVP, scored 21 points in the championship game over runner up PCS. 

Holy Cross of Santa Cruz took third Place and Lakeview Middle School finished fourth. 

The host school, Salesian Elementary and Junior High School, won the consolation part of the bracket, topping Good Shepherd School of Santa Cruz. 

All Tournament Team

Jayden Hernandez- Sacred Heart (Salinas)

Ethan Kaemmerling- Salesian

Levi Race- Salesian

Austin Howe- Good Shepherd

Johnny Martinez Jr.- Lakeview 

Matteo Caltabiano- Holy Cross

Lucas Kamalani- PCS

Garrett Koontz- PCS

Diego Mejia- Notre Dame

Robert Gomez Jr. (MVP)- Notre Dame

Reporting Scores

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