In order for the Watsonville High Wildcatz to thrust themselves back into the Monterey Bay League Pacific division title chase, they will have to do something they haven’t done since the late ‘90s: beat Gilroy High.
The Seahawks (1-5, 0-1) lost three fumbles and threw an interception in the first half and the Mustangs (6-0, 2-0) turned all four takeaways into scores to take a 33-2 lead.
Watsonville High cross country runner Layla Ruiz won the girl’s freshman race at the Pacific Grove Invitational on Saturday in Pacific Grove.
Senior quarterback Sean White tossed four touchdown passes, senior running back Cody Paresa ran for a pair of scores and the Monte Vista Christian Mustangs thumped the Alvarez High Eagles, 48-27, on Friday night in Watsonville.
On Friday night in front of a standing-room-only crowd of an estimated 3,000 fans, the Condors were finally home for the first time since 2015 and it was a sweet, sweet return. N.M.C. shutout visiting Pajaro Valley High, 29-0, in Monterey Bay League Pacific division play to usher in their new state-of-the art field with an emphatic win.
Kelly Taylor scored five goals, including the game-winner with 1:48 left to play, to lift the Aptos High Mariners girl's water polo team to a 10-9 win over the Christopher High Cougars on Thursday in Monterey Bay League Gabilan division play on the road.
The reigning Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League champion, Aptos is only a couple wins away from once again capturing the league title. With all but one starter back from last year’s squad, Aptos was expected to cruise through the league. And while the Mariners are not taking any team during the final stretch of their league season for granted, they are eagerly awaiting for the real measuring stick of their skill: the Central Coast Section team playoffs.
Cassidy Schurman, Mattea Romo and Kate Watts combined for 30 kills in a 25-19, 25-18, 26-24 sweep of Notre Dame-Salinas on Tuesday in Monterey Bay League Gabilan division action.
Hearn, a star wing for the Reno Bighorns of the NBA G League, took some time from his breakneck training schedule with local trainer Jefferson Codera to give some sage advice to Watsonville High basketball players on the school’s campus.
North Monterey County High will play its first game on its brand new all-weather turf field on Friday night, welcoming in Pajaro Valley High for a Monterey Bay League Pacific division battle on homecoming night.