Parker was one of the few local student-athletes that won a league title in three sports last school year.
Behind stellar pitching and timely hitting, Watsonville won its first-ever CCS title this season, beating Homestead High for the Division I crown in late May. The Wildcatz also became the first softball squad from Santa Cruz County to win a section title.
In the end, however, the Mustangs (19-11) buckled down and held off the Hawks’ (18-12) improbable comeback with a 25-21, 25-19, 24-26, 18-25, 15-7 heart-pounding victory to corral the NorCal Division V title.
Even though she was only a sophomore last school year, Jacobs was already a star for the Mt. Madonna Hawks in the fall and the spring.
The No. 8-seeded Monte Vista Christian Mustangs will play the top-seeded Menlo Knights in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs after beating No. 9 Santa Cruz, 51-33, on Thursday night in Watsonville.
Clayton Andrews hit a walk-off, two-out, RBI single to power the Cabrillo College Seahawks to their 11th straight win, a 3-2 Coast Conference Pacific victory over Canada College on Thursday in Aptos.
Quinn Cook had 28 points and nine assists, Damian Jones and Damion Lee added 15 points apiece but it wasn’t enough for the Santa Cruz Warriors in a 105-97 loss to the Austin Spurs on Sunday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
St. Francis held off Carmel’s second-half push to keep its league record unscathed with a 52-43 win.
The Register-Pajaronian High School Athletes of the Week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.
Home games against North Salinas, Alvarez will allow Mariners to catch their breath before tough MBL-Gabilan division finish.