Category Archives: Basketball

Video: St. Francis defeats ND-Salinas to advance to D-V title game

Some video from Tuesday night’s CCS Division V girls basketball game between St. Francis and Notre Dame-Salinas. St. Francis won the game, 60-42, to advance to the D-V championship against Pacific Collegiate School on Friday night. Enjoy.

Posted in Basketball, watsonville | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MVCs Sydney Beadle, Watsonville’s Sonya Cervantes named co-Players of the Year in MBL-P

The All-League awards were released on Tuesday for girls basketball in the Monterey Bay League Pacific Division, which was co-championed by Monte Vista Christian and Watsonville. Not surprisingly, MVC and Watsonville dominated the year-end awards. MVCs Sydney Beadle and Watsonville’s … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, mvc, pajaro valley, watsonville | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Soquel’s Sam Walters, Aptos’ Cole Welle named co-MVPs of SCCAL

Aptos’ Cole Welle and Soquel’s Sam Walters were named co-MVPs of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League. Coach of the Year was Stu Walters. First Team Tucket Wiget, Soquel Cody Valcarcel, Soquel Billy Mullins, SLV Kiree Hutchings, Santa Cruz Thatcher … Continue reading

Posted in aptos, Basketball, harbor, santa cruz, scotts valley, slv, soquel, st. francis | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CCS basketball schedule for this week

The Central Coast Section boys and girls basketball playoffs kick off Tuesday. Although most Santa Cruz County teams won’t begin until Thursday, two teams will be in the mix tonight. The Pajaro Valley boys will visit Los Gatos at 7 … Continue reading

Posted in aptos, Basketball, mvc, Pacific Collegiate, pajaro valley, santa cruz, scotts valley, soquel, st. francis, watsonville | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

No CCS Open Division for Soquel girls hoops, but they could be eligible for Open Division at state

The Soquel High girls basketball team, fresh off an improbable comeback over Scotts Valley in the SCCAL Tournament championship on Saturday night, received the No. 1 seed in Division IV when the Central Coast Section announced its playoff matchups on … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, mvc, scotts valley, soquel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie named to D-League All-Star team

Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie was named to the NBA D-League All-Star team on Thursday, becoming the first Santa Cruz player to earn such a recognition. All is right in the world. The Warriors were initially shut out of … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, santa cruz, Santa Cruz Warriors | Tagged , | Leave a comment

SC Warriors Notes: Hilton Armstrong to Santa Cruz?

The Santa Cruz Warriors return home to Kaiser Permanente Arena on Friday night to host the Los Angeles D-Fenders. Here’s a couple quick notes/links about the Warriors. — ESPN’s Marc Stein tweeted on Wednesday: “Hearing more NBA names bound for … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, santa cruz, Santa Cruz Warriors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

P.V.-MVC boys basketball

Pajaro Valley lost to Monte Vista Christian School in boys basketball 58-34 on Wednesday night. At first glance, I think MVC is the better team, but I don’t think it’s 24 points better. Nor do I think it’s so much … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, mvc, pajaro valley | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Carmel refuses to play at PCS gym

Coaches of the Carmel High boys and girls basketball teams, concerned for the safety of their players, refused to play in games at the Pacific Collegiate School gymnasium in Santa Cruz on Friday night. The games were instead postponed after … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, Pacific Collegiate | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Prep hoops Power Poll

So we’re a little late in posting this, but here’s the very first Power Poll of the season for Santa Cruz County hoops. Soquel owns the No. 1 spot in both the boys and girls categories. That was to be … Continue reading

Posted in aptos, Basketball, harbor, Kirby, mvc, Pacific Collegiate, pajaro valley, santa cruz, scotts valley, slv, soquel, st. francis, watsonville | Tagged | Leave a comment