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MBL-Pacific football: Grizzlies start rebuild with 49-14 homecoming loss to Christopher

Modified: Friday, Oct 31st, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The scoreboard didn't show it when it hit triple zeros, but Pajaro Valley High improved.
The Grizzlies came up on the short end of the stick in a 49-14 day Monterey Bay League Pacific loss to first-place Christopher High Thursday at Emmett Geiser Field on their homecoming.
However, the score wasn't what head coach Joe Gregorio was focused
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MBL-Pacific volleyball: Watsonville takes senior night in five over North Salinas

Modified: Friday, Oct 31st, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Maybe it was the senior night festivities, maybe North Salinas stepped up its game. Whatever it was, it made it Thursday night a bit more stressful than intended.
Watsonville High escaped the visiting Vikings with a 25-10, 25-20, 25-27, 13-25, 18-16 Monterey Bay League Pacific win to make Tuesday's match with Monterey High a little more interesting.
If
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SCCAL Tennis: St. Francis drops CCS qualifier to Soquel, 5-2

Modified: Friday, Oct 31st, 2014
APTOS -- Soquel High earned the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League automatic bid for the Central Coast Section team playoffs by beating the St. Francis High sharks 5-2 Thursday in Aptos.
Even with the loss, St. Francis, who switched up their lineup in this match, looks like it will earn an at-large bid to the CCS playoffs because of their
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Local Round Up: Aptos High’s Harrill wins SCCAL individual title, moves on to CCS

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014

Aptos High's Tai Li Harrill beat Macy Bellasome, of Santa Cruz, in a tie-breaker to win the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League individual championship Wednesday at DeLaveaga Golf Course in Santa Cruz.
Harrill and Bellasome both shot a 97 through the 18-hole tournament, but in the playoff Harrill came through with a bogey to win.
Harrill moves...
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SCCAL Volleyball: Sonja Shumake has big night in Sharks’ 3-1 win over Mt. Madonna

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Sixteen aces were the difference for St. Francis High in their 25-19, 18-25, 25-19, 25-21 win over the Mt. Madonna School in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play Tuesday in Watsonville.
"We were served off the court," said Mt. Madonna head coach Elliot McDonald. "No. 11 [Sonja Shumake] really took it to us."
Shumake led the way...
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SCCAL TENNIS: Casper wins 4th SCCAL singles title

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014

APTOS -- When St. Francis High senior Caroline Casper won her fourth Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League singles championship there wasn't a jump for joy or a scream of passion.
It was a simple smile, handshake and pose for photo.
"It's a little less exciting the fourth time around," Casper said with a smile, "but I'm excited to
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Prep football preview, week 8: Aptos and SLV fight for SCCAL supremacy

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014

Last year it was the Scotts Valley High Falcons nipping at the Aptos High Mariners heels. This year all attention has turned to the Cougars from San Lorenzo Valley High.
The two teams, who will meet Saturday at 2 p.m. in Felton, have identical records at 6-1 overall and 2-0 in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play, but they
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SCCAL Volleyball: Soquel denies Mariners outright title

Modified: Tuesday, Oct 28th, 2014

SOQUEL -- Thursday's match against Harbor High will mean something after all.
It will mean a lot, actually.
Just when it looked like the Aptos High Mariners had secured a outright championship thanks to a little help from Harbor last week, the Soquel High Knights came crashing in and made a mess of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League
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Local Round Up: Cabrillo loses early lead in loss to Reedley

Posted: Monday, Oct 27th, 2014

Cabrillo College had a 10-0 lead after the first quarter but never scored again in a 45-10 loss to Reedley College Saturday in American - Gold Coast play.
Watsonville High alum Fabian Serrano ran for 28 yards on seven carries and Dominic Bonner caught...
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MBL-Pacific football: Condors score four unanswered touchdowns in 36-8 win over Grizzlies

Modified: Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014
CASTROVILLE -- Up 15-8 against the Pajaro Valley High Grizzlies and on their first drive of the second half the North Monterey County High Condors needed a spark to take full control.
It came in the form of a little trickery.
Jordan Graves hit Jesse Ramirez for 53-yards on a double-reverse flea-flicker and two plays later Bobby Tovar ran in
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SCCAL Football: Mariners push league win streak to 19 games

Modified: Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014
APTOS -- For one reason or another, Aptos High's defense felt disrespected. Angry, even.
Friday they let out all of that bent up anger by holding Harbor High to 15 yards rushing, while recording 16 tackles for loss and eight sacks in a 52-6 beat down at Trevin Dilfer Field to remain undefeated in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play
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MBL-Pacific Football: Hopkins dominates as MVC records 27-13 win over Gilroy

Modified: Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014
Watsonville -- D'Shawn Hopkins carried the Monte Vista Christian Mustangs to a 27-13 victory over Gilroy High in Monterey Bay League Pacific play Friday in Watsonville.
"It was a great win coming off a loss," Hopkins said. "I couldn't have done it without my line."
Hopkins finished with 27 carries for 262 yards and three touchdowns while adding a sack
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Prep Cheer: Midway through 11th year, Grizzlies’ head cheer coach, Matthew Davis, steps down

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Matthew Davis took Pajaro Valley High cheer from a club and made them into a team who competed on the national level, but now he's decided to see what else is in store for him.
After going into what will be his 11th year as the head coach of the Grizzlies, Davis decided that it's time he
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SCCAL Tennis: St. Francis settles for co-championship after dropping final SCCAL match

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

SOQUEL -- Soquel High swept doubles action against St. Francis High to edge the Sharks 4-3 and cause a co-Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship Thursday at Soquel.
They both finished the season 9-1 in league play and split the two-game season series to force a neutral match next week on a day and site still to be determined
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Local Round Up: Mariners volleyball wins 5th league title in last 6 years

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

The Aptos High Mariners beat the St. Francis High Sharks 25-18, 25-12, 25-12 in a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League match to win their fifth league title in the last six years.
Claire Coash had 10 kills for the Mariners (21-3, 10-0) and Madi Dueck added 11.
Aptos will play at Soquel High Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for a
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MBL-Pacific volleyball: Watsonville keeps upcoming Monterey in mind in sweep of PV

Modified: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- It didn't matter to the Watsonville High Wildcatz that their cross-town rivals, the Pajaro Valley High Grizzlies, were coming with plans on knocking them out of the Monterey Bay League Pacific division title race.
All that's been on the Wildcatz' collective minds is Nov. 4. A trip to Monterey High that they hope will carry league title and
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MBL-Pacific Football: Twins Michael, Jonathan connection goes beyond football field

Modified: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Watsonville High football players Jonathan and Michael Garcia, 17, are twins who have always put their best foot forward when working as a team on and off the field.
As seniors, they are leaders on the defensive line who not only never miss practice or weight training sessions, but enjoy them.
They each work at different McDonald's
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Prep Football Power Rankings: Watsonville, North Monterey County swap spots

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014
1. Aptos (5-1):
Mariners defense keeps getting better but secondary will be tested with upset minded Harbor coming Friday.
Last, no change.
2. MVC (5-2):
Mustangs lost close one, but can still see playoffs or co-championship if Cougars slip up and they remain steady.
Last, no change.
3. NMC (3-3):
Condors big upset of Gilroy shows how
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Local Round Up: Hoops basketball holding final signups

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

Hoops Youth basketball is holding its final signup session of the season today from 6-8 p.m. at Watsonville High.
It is $60 per player to register and there are age divisions from kindergarten up to eighth grade.
For more information contact James Gomez at 840-3315 or Jgomez@davidlyng.com.
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GIRL'S VOLLEYBALL
• Notre Dame 3, MVC 0 - The Monte
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PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW, WEEK 7: North Monterey County, PV face off in MBL-Pacific battle

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

Pajaro Valley High is in desperate need of a win after dropping its last three games but the North Monterey County High Condors will not make it easy on the Grizzlies when they meet in Castroville Saturday for their Monterey Bay League Pacific division game.
NMC showed that last week in Gilroy.
The Condors (3-3, 1-1) escaped last...
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SCCAL VOLLEYBALL: Mariners sweep SC to stay perfect in SCCAL

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

SANTA CRUZ -- Even without one of their key players not in the lineup Aptos High has remained undefeated in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play.
They added another league win Tuesday in Santa Cruz, 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 over Santa Cruz High, to put them another step closer to winning their fifth SCCAL championship in six years.
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SCCAL TENNIS: St. Francis CCC wins at least share of 2nd SCCAL title

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

SANTA CRUZ -- After not being able to win a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship in girl's tennis since being erected in 2001, St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High now has two in as many years.
The Sharks edged the scrappy and tough Santa Cruz High Cardinals 4-3 in their second to last SCCAL match of the year
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SCCAL Volleyball: Aptos wins 3-0, looks forward to Soquel

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
APTOS -- Maddy Bol had her season cut short but even with the loss of one of its top players Aptos High has remained undefeated in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League.
Tuesday the Mariners notched another win, this time 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 over Santa Cruz High.
"We're going to have to work on our rotation a lot," said Aptos
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SCCAL Tennis: St. Francis CCC wins at least share of 2nd SCCAL title

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- After not being able to win a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship in girl's tennis since being erected in 2001, St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High now has two in as many years.
The Sharks edged the scrappy and tough Santa Cruz High Cardinals 4-3 in their second to last SCCAL match of the year to
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Local Round Up: McConville steps down from Aptos High T&F

Modified: Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
Aptos High is looking for a new leader for its storied track and field program after head coach Scott McConville stepped down Monday, Athletic Director Mark Dorfman announced.
McConville, a 2001 Aptos High grad, who won a total of four league championships as a runner for the Mariners, guided the track and field program to....
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Prep Football, Week 6: Vacaville Christian beats St. Francis CCC on homecoming

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High Sharks limped into Saturday afternoon's game and Vacaville Christian showed no mercy.
The Sharks were unable to get their offense going and the Falcons took it to their young and depleted secondary in a 39-8, homecoming-day loss.
St. Francis C.C.C. (1-6) was missing starting safety/receiver Conor Bagchee, starting tackle/nose guard Ruben
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Prep football, week 6: Wildcatz let Trojans make the mistakes in 37-14 homecoming win

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
Watsonville -- The Watsonville High Wildcatz forced seven turnovers on defense and cashed five in for scores in their 37-14, Monterey Bay League Pacific division win over the Alisal High Trojans Friday night in Watsonville.
"Everybody did their job," said Wildcatz defensive lineman Jonathan Garcia. "We worked as a team and it's a turning point in our season."
Alisal (1-6,1-2)
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Prep Football, week 6: Mustangs fall short against Christopher following crazy finish

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
GILROY -- Sometimes games as hyped up as Monte Vista Christian's Monterey Bay League Pacific division contest against Christopher High don't deliver in the end.
Friday's game in Gilroy did not fall into that category.
In a game that had a little bit of everything, and a lot of excitement, Christopher scored the game-winning touchdown with 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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