Grizzlies’ trio earns All-PCAL first-team honors | Girls soccer
The Pajaro Valley High girls’ soccer team was one of the hottest groups towards the end of the season that was primarily led by a group of young, hungry players. Jocelyn Llamas, Valeria Acosta and Karla Leyva were recognized last week by the coaches within...
MVC’s James Ponzio runs away with Gabilan cross country title
Monte Vista Christian senior James Ponzio won the Gabilan Division race at the Pacific Coast Athletic League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29. The Mustangs standout set a course record in the 3.1-mile race at Palo Corona Regional Park in Carmel in 16 minutes, 46.90...
Healthy, focused Nikki Hiltz among nation’s best runners again
The redshirt junior will enter today’s NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas with the sixth fastest 1,500 time among Division I runners. The first round of the 1,500 is set for 3:30 p.m. and the quarterfinals, which will de
HS Football Preview, Week 8: Reyes, Mariners take show to Hollister
Coached by Randy Blankenship, the Mariners (4-2, 3-0) have won their first three games against MBL-G opponents by a combined 90 points and also have the advantage of an extra week’s rest after their game against Alvarez High last week was postponed because of poor air quality, stemming from the California Wine Country Fires.
HS Football, Week 6: ‘Catz, Sharks, Grizzlies start league
The Watsonville High Wildcatz have had two full weeks to flush their 49-7 preseason loss to Burlingame High, and now the North Salinas High Vikings will be at the forefront of their minds.
Boys SCCAL Track & Field Championship, 2018: Deep Aptos wins another title
The quartet of team of Jordan Kadlecek, Anthony Cardenas-Ramos, Diego Hammana and Hunter Matys set the track at Trevin Dilfer Field ablaze with a time of 43.98 seconds — a little less than half a second off the school record — and the Mariners’ boys cruised to their fourth Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship in the last five years on Saturday.
Local Roundup, 4/27: Watsonville boys track finishes season with wins
The Watsonville High boys track and field team finished off its Monterey Bay League Pacific division season with a pair of wins over Pajaro Valley High (117-13) and Christopher High (79-56) on Wednesday in Watsonville.
HS Football: David Reese leaving MVC after nine seasons
WATSONVILLE — David Reese, the man responsible for turning the Monte Vista Christian football program into a consistent league and section title contender, recently turned in his letter of resignation after spending the last nine years as the school’s foo
PCAL announces recipients for all-league teams | Girls volleyball
The Pacific Coast Athletic League announced on Monday the recipients for the 2021-22 All-League Volleyball Teams for each of the five divisions. Below is a list that includes local players who competed in the Santa Lucia, Cypress and Mission divisions. Santa Lucia Division Elgie Bellizio Team...
Togo’s Athletes of the Week, 12/20: Christian Quintero, Marissa Martinez
Christian Quintero, Pajaro Valley, (Sr.): Grizzlies’ senior led the way with 34 points in a non-league loss against Soquel High in last week’s Scattini Tourney at Palma High. Marissa Martinez, Watsonville, (So.): Wildcatz’s sophomore recorded her first career double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds...