Watsonville’s Maximilian Ramirez IV fired a 3-over Par 39 at Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Gilroy to win medalist honors at the Wildcatz’s first Monterey Bay League Pacific division match of the season.
No. 5-seeded Mariners will have a chance to pair their scholastic title with one earned on the court today against an all-too-familiar foe in No. 2 Soquel.
Top-seeded Woodside Priory, with its advantage in size, depth and strength, proved to be too much for the No. 2-seeded Sharks in a 69-48 loss.
The top-seeded Sharks surgically dismantled the No. 2-seeded Panthers, 61-39, at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont to win the program’s second-ever section title.
Senior guard Teal Maxiner scored 18 points, freshman guard Gabby Giuffre added 17 and the No. 5-seeded Mariners knocked off top-seeded South San Francisco, 58-50, on Wednesday night in San Jose to advance to the Central Coast Section Division III champion
Junior forward Chase Watkins scored a career-high 29 points to lead the top-seeded Sharks past No. 5 Pinewood, 67-51, into their first Central Coast Section championship game since 2012.
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.