SportStars of the Week

posted by admin | 05.01.15

The defending Bay Valley Athletic League Most Valuable Player looks well on her way to winning the award for a second straight year. The Patriots’ slugging first baseman absolutely pulverized BVAL pitching during the first two weeks of league play from April 14-23. In four games, she went 8-for-12 with five runs scored, one triple, two home runs (one being a grand slam) and 12 RBI.

posted by admin | 04.02.15

The Rams’ junior guard saved her best for last in leading St. Mary’s to the Open Division Championship. In the final, Cayton scored a game-high 21 points and added seven rebounds, five assists and two steals as the Rams defeated Mater Dei-Santa Ana 76-69. 

posted by admin | 04.02.15

   With Asha Thomas sidelines for much of the season, the Dragons morphed into Aisia Robertson’s team. She was the senior leader and go-to star through the first two months, so it was no surprise — even with Thomas once again sharing the backcourt with her — the Kansas-bound guard took things over in the second half of the CIF Division III Girls State Championship on March 27. 

posted by admin | 03.30.15

   With so much attention on Lions’ 6-foot-2 forward Gigi Garcia, it can be easy to overlook sophomore Jordan Cruz. The 5-10 forward seized the spotlight on the biggest stage by scoring 19 points and leading a stout defensive effort as McClatchy downed Oak Ridge 58-49 in the NorCal Division I girls final at Sleep Train Arena.

posted by admin | 01.16.15

   The Bruins’ guard/forward earned All-Tournament honors at the recent Casa Roble Ram Challenge which Ponderosa won. Craft averaged 20.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 4.6 steals per game in the three-game tournament. She led the team with 27 points in both the first-round and semifinal victories. 

posted by admin | 01.16.15

It’s a new era at Carondelet — three new starters and a new coach — but it looks a lot like the old era thanks to Hughes. The non-stop, full-throttle point guard has been the catalyst for the Cougars 11-1 start through Jan. 12. Carondelet looked especially good toward the end of December when they rolled through...

posted by admin | 12.18.14

   The senior quarterback made an impressive run in leading the Pacers to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship and establishing himself as one of the best quarterbacks the storied program has had.

posted by admin | 12.18.14

   The shifty running back closed out a stellar postseason by rushing for 125 yards and the eventual game-winning touchdown in a 14-7 win over St. Helena in the North Coast Section Div. V championship on Dec. 5. 

posted by admin | 12.05.14

   What didn’t Fadelli do in his team’s Nov. 28 North Coast Section Div. III semifinal against Analy-Sebastopol? In a back-and-forth, good old fashioned shootout, the Cougars running back was a scoring machine. He rushed for 124 yards and four touchdowns and mixed in an 88-yard kick return for a touchdown. 

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