Phil Pressey recorded his third triple-double of the season and set the franchise record for assists in a game to power the Santa Cruz Warriors over the Sioux Falls Skyforce, 115-98, on Wednesday night at the Sanford Pentagon.
Watsonville senior Armando Ferro scored the game-winning goal in added time to beat No. 6 Menlo-Atherton, 1-0, and advance to their fourth straight section championship game.
The Hawks have been Coast Conference champs three times since 2013, they’ve appeared in the regional playoffs every year since 2011 and the super regionals in each of the past three seasons.
The No. 1-seeded St. Francis Sharks bludgeoned the No. 8-seeded Nueva Mavericks 63-36 on Saturday at home in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division V playoffs.
No. 5 Santa Cruz shot better than 50 percent from the field and made the right adjustments on defense to end the No. 4-seeded Mustangs’ season in the Central Coast Section Division IV quarterfinals with a 65-46 defeat on Saturday at Hartnell College in Sa
No. 2 Watsonville bounced No. 10 San Benito, 3-1, on Saturday at Emmett M. Geiser Field to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals.
Hocom sunk a layup with a minute left to play, giving the No. 5-seeded Mariners just enough cushion to upset the No. 4 seeded Mills Vikings, 45-44, and advance to the Central Coast Section Division III semifinals.
A year after being academically ineligible to compete at the high school level, Pena ended the Wildcatz’s nine-year CCS championship drought.
The No. 17-seeded Cabrillo Seahawks men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to the top-seeded City College of San Francisco 65-61 Saturday in the second round of the CCCAA playoffs.
The Santa Cruz Warriors blew a 25-point lead in an ugly 109-108 loss to the Reno Bighorns on Friday night at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.