Sears starred at NCAA Division I Santa Clara from 1951-55 and played eight seasons (1955-64) in the NBA, earning a spot on a pair of All-Star teams while playing for the New York Knicks. He played his final two pro seasons with the San Francisco Warriors,
The Sharks mustered just three hits and allowed three runs on errors in a brutal 9-0 SCCAL loss to the red-hot Santa Cruz High Cardinals to fall into third place in the league standings.
The Giants made quick work of the Astros in a 31-5 Pajaro Valley Little League Majors win on Wednesday.
A week after breaking the school record in the 800-meter run, Watsonville High junior Daniela Salazar lowered her record time to 2 minutes, 17.58 seconds and took fourth place at the prestigious 38th annual CCS Top 8 track and field classic at Los Gatos H
All-RP Girl's Basketball Team, 2016-17: Sharpshooting sophomore Hannah Hocom named Player of the Year
She averaged 15.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game, while shooting 41 percent from the field. Hocom hit 72 3-pointers this season, which ranked 26th in the state and fifth in the CCS, according to the stats kept on maxpreps.com.
Kacey Losik had 19 kills, 19 assists, 16 digs and four blocks for Aptos. Jayson Guy added 16 kills, seven blocks and three aces. Christian Segura chimed in with 16 digs and Michael Spinelli finished with 25 assists.
With a share of first place on the line, Soquel (12-8, 5-1) received a gutsy pitching performance from junior Nate Werdmuller, who settled in after giving up two runs in the first inning to go the distance for the win.
To return to the playoffs they will either have to meet the section’s .500 eligibility requirement as an at-large team or finish fifth in the MBL-G.
Clayton Andrews was 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two scored runs. Nick Ciandro finished 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and a scored run.