Six players scored in double figures to send the Santa Cruz Warriors into the D-League playoffs with their sixth straight victory, a 127-117 win over the Los Angeles D-Fenders on Friday night in front of the 30th consecutive sellout crowd at Kaiser Perman
Juliana Wilson hit her fifth home run of the season in Watsonville’s 7-4 Monterey Bay League Gabilan division win over the Gilroy High Mustangs on Tuesday in Watsonville.
Jabari Brown scored a game-high 31 points off the pine, Golden State Warriors assignee Damian Jones added 20 points and six rebounds and Santa Cruz clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with a 128-123 win over the Salt Lake
Aptos High will continue to compete in the MTAL North, while Watsonville High will play as an independent team this year.
St. Francis High senior point guard Sandor Rene Rodriguez was named the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League’s Most Valuable Player of the Year by the coaches from around the seven-team league.
Clayton Andrews hit a walk-off, two-out, RBI single to power the Cabrillo College Seahawks to their 11th straight win, a 3-2 Coast Conference Pacific victory over Canada College on Thursday in Aptos.
The dream season filled with wins, laughs and championships came to an end at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, as St. Francis fell short of its first-ever state title via a heartbreaking 47-46 loss to Rolling Hills Prep, of San Pedro, in the D-V Champio
Collins also hit a solo homer and finished 3-for-3 on the day. Garret Laine was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
Fresh off a dream-like cross country season, Aptos junior distance runner Marea Zlatunich is running with confidence and setting lofty goals.
The St. Francis Sharks (29-2) will play for the California Interscholastic Federation Division V Championship on Friday at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento at noon against the Southern California regional champ, Rolling Hills Prep (28-2), of San Pedro.