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Girl's CCS D-IV Basketball: MVC shuts down Santa Catalina early to win 53-34

Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Monte Vista Christian advanced to the Division IV Central Coast Section quarterfinals for the third straight season with a 53-34 win over Santa Catalina High Thursday in Watsonville.
"I am really proud of our team this game," said junior guard Donatella MacLeod. "This was one of the best games that I have seen us play as a team."
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Boy's CCS D-IV Basketball: Team effort leads Monte Vista Christian past Scotts Valley, 59-46

Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- The Monte Vista Christian Mustangs advanced to the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs with a 59-46 victory over Scotts Valley High Thursday in Watsonville.
The win puts the No. 6-seeded Mustangs against No. 3 Terra Nova High Saturday at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz at 1:30 p.m.
"Terra Nova is a very good
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Boy's CCS D-IV Basketball: North Monterey County ousted by The King's Academy in triple OT

Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
SUNNYVALE - The North Monterey County High Condors pieced together the best season in the program's history this year. So excuse them for wanting to make their final game last as long as they could.
Refusing to give up on their historic season, the No. 10 Condors forced three overtimes against the No. 7 The King's Academy Knights before eventually
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Girl's CCS D-III Soccer: Mustangs' season ends with 2-1 loss to Greenfield

Modified: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
GREENFIELD -- Monte Vista Christian's best season in recent history came to an end Wednesday night at Greenfield High by way of a 2-1 loss in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division III playoffs. While the Mustangs did shed some tears after the game, they walked out of the stadium with their heads held high.
"We left
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Girl's CCS D-II Basketball: Grizzlies' season ends with 50-29 loss to Santa Clara

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015
SANTA CLARA -- The Pajaro Valley High Grizzlies historic season came to an end Tuesday night in Santa Clara.
After setting a program record in overall wins, league wins and making it to the Central Coast Section playoffs for the first time, the Grizzlies ended their season with a 50-29 loss in the first round of the Division II playoffs
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Boy's CCS D-IV Basketball: Graves takes Condors into the second round of CCS playoffs

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015
CASTROVILLE -- For the first time since 2008, North Monterey County High is headed to the second round of the Central Coast Section playoffs after taking down King City High in a Division IV contest, 78-71, Tuesday in Castroville.
In 2008, the Condors beat Saratoga High at home to advance before falling in the next round. The next few
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Local Round Up, 2/26: North Monterey County edged by Del Mar

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015
The North Monterey County High Condors ended their season with a 46-45 loss to Del Mar High, of San Jose, Tuesday night in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division III playoffs.
Julissa Torres scored 17 points for the Condors and Alexandria Bertao had a team-high 15 rebounds, but it wasn't enough for unseeded North Monterey County (15-10,
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D-League Basketball: Warriors snap Spurs win streak

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015
The Santa Cruz Warriors dropped the Austin Spurs 109-94 Tuesday night, putting an end to their nine-game win streak behind a double-figure scoring effort from five different Warriors.
Santa Cruz was led by guard Elliot Williams, who tallied 30 points, eight assists and four rebounds. James Michael McAdoo, on assignment from Golden State, recorded 29 points on a 12-of-15 shooting
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CCS Playoffs: Full local CCS schedule for opening week

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
TUESDAY
Girl's Basketball
- Pajaro Valley at Santa Clara, 7 p.m. (CCS D-II)
- North Monterey County at Del Mar, 7 p.m. (CCS D-III)
Boy's Basketball
- North Monterey County v King City, 7 p.m. (CCS D-IV)
WEDNESDAY
Girl's Soccer
- Monte Vista Christian at Greenfield, 6 p.m. (CCS D-III)
THURSDAY
Boy's Basketball
- Monte Vista Christian v Scotts Valley,
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CCS Basketball: Grizzlies earn first-ever CCS appearance, eight total local team in

Modified: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015

WATSONVILLE -- Pajaro Valley High set another milestone Sunday when the official Central Coast Section brackets were released.
The Grizzlies are in the postseason for the first time in the program's history.
This year's team became the first to win more than five games, finishing with an 11-13 record, early in the season and now they've reached heights though
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Boy's SCCAL Tournament Final: Mariners fall to Santa Cruz in OT

Modified: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
SANTA CRUZ -- The Aptos High Mariners lost, 73-67, to the Santa Cruz High Cardinals in overtime of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League Tournament Championship Saturday at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz.
After being down by five points with less than a minute left, Nemo Howe, of Aptos, tied the game with 1.8 seconds left to send it
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MBL Wrestling Finals: Rebottaro claims second-consecutive MBL championship

Modified: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
GILROY -- There were only two guarantees going into the Monterey Bay League Wrestling Finals: Gilroy High winning the team title and Monte Vista Christian heavyweight Christian Rebottaro repeating as league champion.
The junior Mustang didn't let anyone down as he pinned Monterey High's Gary James in the first round of the heavyweight final to capture his second league title
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SCCAL Wrestling Finals: Mariners win tournament, Scotts Valley takes league title

Modified: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
APTOS -- Jan. 14.
That was the day the new Aptos High Mariners were born.
After losing to the Scotts Valley High Falcons, 52-30, in the first Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League dual meet of the season, which snapped a 28-league match win streak, on that faithful day at Harbor High, the Mariners were a different team.
They plowed through
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Local Round Up, 2/24: Condors finish league play undefeated

Posted: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
North Monterey County High held off Alisal High, 58-53, Friday night in Castroville to finish Monterey Bay League Pacific play undefeated. They were the first team in program history to do so.
Jordan Graves scored 22 points and came down with seven rebounds, while dishing out three assists and grabbing three steals for North Monterey County (18-5, 12-0).
Jeremy Heitzman
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CCS Soccer: ‘Catz earn No. 2 seed in D-I, PV top seed in D-III; MVC, Aptos girls in

Modified: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Despite producing an undefeated season, winning the Monterey Bay League Gabilan, posting 16 shutouts and being the defending Central Coast Section Division I champions the Watsonville High Wildcatz are not the No. 1 seed in the bracket.
The Menlo-Atherton Bears, the champions of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay division, are the No. 1 seed in D-I. The ‘Catz
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Register-Pajaronian Girl’s Soccer Power Rankings, Final Edition: Mariners look unbeatable going into CCS

Posted: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
1. Aptos (16-0-2, 11-0-1 in SCCAL):
If Mariners can keep playing like the Mariners -- two goals allowed all season -- they could win the Central Coast Section Division II title.
Last, no change.
Next game, CCS.

2. Monte Vista Christian (12-4-2, 8-2-2 in MBL-P):
Youthful Mustangs looking to make some noise in first Central Coast Section appearance
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Register-Pajaronian Girl's Basketball Power Rankings, Final edition: Monte Vista Christian powers to top of rankings, CCS playoffs

Posted: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
1. Monte Vista Christian (18-6, 8-4 in MBL-G):
Two wins to close out regular season has Mustangs with some momentum going into Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs.
Last, 2nd.
Next game, CCS.

2. St. Francis (16-9, 8-4 in SCCAL):
The road to a Central Coast Section Division V three-peat is wide open.
Last, 1st.
Next
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Register-Pajaronian Basketball Power Rankings, Final Edition: Top four teams all make CCS

Posted: Monday, Feb 23rd, 2015
1. Aptos (20-6, 11-1 in SCCAL):
Mariners forced to share league title with Santa Cruz.
Last, no change.
Next game, CCS.

2. St. Francis (22-4, 9-3 in SCCAL):
Sharks have as good a chance to win CCS as any team in Division V.
Last, no change.
Next game, CCS.

3. North Monterey County (18-5, 12-0 MBL-P):
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Local Round Up, 2/21: ‘Catz blast NMC, 6-0, in regular season finale

Posted: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015

The Watsonville High Wildcatz finished the regular season unbeaten after taking down the North Monterey County High Condors 6-0 Thursday in Monterey Bay League Gabilan play at Emmett Geiser Field.
Cesar Padilla, Graham Foster, Isac Murillo, Jose Zavala, Jesus Zavala and Kevin Contreras all scored for Watsonville (17-0-3, 10-0-2), which extended its unbeaten streak to 28 games.
Jose
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Stephens brings back Central Coast All-Star game after two-year hiatus

Posted: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- The future of high school basketball is bright and it will be showcased in the second annual Central Coast All-Star game at St. Francis High on Sunday.
There will be two games featuring the top upcoming talent in the Santa Cruz area against the top upcoming talent in the Monterey and Salinas area. The seventh-grade game will start
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Boy's SCCAL Basketball: Mariners advance to SCCAL tournament final

Modified: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
SCOTTS VALLEY -- The score went back and forth but after 32 minutes Aptos High advanced to the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League tournament final with a 62-59 win over San Lorenzo Valley High Thursday in Scotts Valley.
It sets the Mariners up for a rematch of last year's SCCAL finals against Santa Cruz High where they fell 72-69 in
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Boy's SCCAL Basketball: Sharks' miraculous comeback falls short

Modified: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
SCOTTS VALLEY -- It was a comeback that was nearly too good to be scripted. It just fell a few inches short.
The No. 3 St. Francis High Sharks were eliminated from Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League tournament by the defending champions, the Santa Cruz High Cardinals, in a 57-55 loss Thursday night at Scotts Valley High.
After being down
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Boy's MBL-Pacific Basketball: Balanced Condors can call themselves league champions

Modified: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
SALINAS -- North Monterey County High junior point guard Jordan Graves was what he called, "dead tired," in the closing minutes of the Condors Monterey Bay League Pacific clash with the Alvarez High Eagles.
He had nearly nothing left in his legs after powering a 15-2 run to give his team a double-digit lead midway through the third quarter. But
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Register-Pajaronian Boy's Soccer Power Rankings, Final edition: Watsonville ends season on top

Modified: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
1. Watsonville (17-0-3, 10-0-2 in MBL-G):
Wildcatz riding a game unbeaten streak.
Last, no change.
Next game, CCS playoffs, TBD.

2. Pajaro Valley (15-1-4, 9-0-3 in MBL-P):
With league title in hand, Grizzlies have CCS to look forward to now.
Last, no change.
Next game, CCS playoffs, TBD.

3. North Monterey County (6-10-2, 4-7-1 in MBL-G):
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Register-Pajaronian Basketball Power Rankings, 4th Edition: Top four teams stay hot, in same slots

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
1. Aptos (19-5, 11-1 in SCCAL):
Mariners have put together a magical season now we'll see if they can put a cherry on top.
Last, no change.
Next game, Feb. 19, v San Lorenzo Valley (at Scotts Valley High), 7 p.m.

2. St. Francis (22-3, 9-3 in SCCAL):
Sharks could very well take the league tournament and
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D-League Basketball: Warriors downed by Blue, 103-98

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
The Santa Cruz Warriors lost to the Oklahoma City Blue 103-98 Tuesday night in their first game back from the All-Star break.
Elliot Williams notched his first career triple-double, and third ever in Santa Cruz history. The Warriors All-Star tallied 30 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, marking the third time this season that he scored 30 or more points
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Girl's SCCAL Soccer: Aptos takes 2nd straight SCCAL title with 3-0 win over Santa Cruz

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
APTOS -- With a 3-0 win over Santa Cruz High, the Aptos High Mariners stayed undefeated in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play, and won their second consecutive league title.
"It's awesome," said Aptos senior midfielder Payton Evers. "We are pretty stoked. It's kind of a relief to win being a senior."
Evers did her part by scoring two of
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Boy's MBL-Gabilan Soccer: Watsonville secures MBL-G title in tie v Alvarez

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
SALINAS -- Two goals down. One more to go.
The Watsonville High Wildcatz managed a scoreless tie against the Alvarez High Eagles to clinch the Monterey Bay League Gabilan championship Tuesday night in Salinas.
"We start the season with three phases," said Watsonville High head coach Roland Hedgpeth. "First of all is Homestead (Christmas) Cup, we won that. Second was
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Register-Pajaronian Girl's Basketball Power Rankings, 4th edition: Condors move up as streak continues

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
1. St. Francis (15-8, 8-4 in SCCAL):
Sharks start their journey towards a third consecutive Central Coast Section Division V title soon, but first is the SCCAL tournament.
Last, no change.
Next game, Feb. 17, v San Lorenzo Valley, 6 p.m.

2. Monte Vista Christian (16-6, 6-4 in MBL-G):
Kayce Stachelek is having a monster senior
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Local Round Up, 2/17: NMC stays perfect, has chance to win title

Posted: Monday, Feb 16th, 2015
Jordan Graves finished with 23 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to lead the North Monterey County High Condors past the North Salinas Vikings 66-47 Friday night in Monterey Bay League Pacific play in Salinas.
Jeremy Heiztman added 17 points for North Monterey County (16-5, 10-0), which plays at Alvarez High Wednesday at 7 p.m. With a win the Condors
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JC Softball Preview: With 5 strong returners, Cabrillo looking to regain conference title

Posted: Monday, Feb 16th, 2015
APTOS -- Losing a conference title is never easy on the heart.
Losing a conference title 1-0 in extra innings after winning it a season ago, now that's heart wrenching.
This season the Cabrillo College Seahawks are looking to win the Coast Conference South title, which they lost to Gavilan College in their regular season finale of 2014.
"We want
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