Category Archives: Kirby

North-South All-Star basketball game

The eighth annual North-South High School All-Star Basketball Classic is scheduled for Friday at the Boys & Girls Club in Salinas, and several local players were selected for the event, including Aptos’ Ben Dorfman and Santa Cruz’s Kiree Hutchings, and … Continue reading

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MTAL-Coastal All-League Boys Basketball

The Mission Trail Athletic League’s Coastal Division released its all-league selections for boys basketball, and a handful of Santa Cruz County players were on it, including Pacific Collegiate School senior guard Alex Beleutz and Kirby senior center Caleb Bassi. Not … Continue reading

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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

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Pacific Collegiate’s Green named MVP of CAL

I didn’t get to witness Pacific Collegiate’s win over Castilleja — its first-ever Central Coast Section victory in which Morgan Green went for a season-high 43 points. But I did take in PCS’ following game when it played Eastside College … Continue reading

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Gilbert named MVP of Coastal Athletic League

Just received the all-league awards from the Coastal Athletic League. Pacific Collegiate dominated the regular season by going undefeated, and they pretty much dominated the year-end awards as well. Jason Gilbert was the MVP, Bruce Stahl was Coach of the … Continue reading

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Prep basketball Power Rankings

There was some last-minute shuffling of the Power Rankings last night after Soquel downed Aptos in boys basketball. But really, those three top teams — Soquel, Santa Cruz and Aptos — are practically interchangable at this point. Everything will be … Continue reading

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Prep basketball Power Rankings

We have two new No. 1’s this week. Aptos takes over the top spot in the boys rankings after it defeated previous No. 1 Santa Cruz last Friday night, while the Santa Cruz girls are the new No. 1 after … Continue reading

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Power Rankings for prep basketball

So, the Aptos boys basketball team threw a wrench into the Power Rankings last night. The Mariners defeated Soquel in overtime behind a double-double by Jake Harrell and the late-game heroics of Danny Victory. Initially, I had the Mariners penciled … Continue reading

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Power Rankings for prep basketball

There’s a new No. 1 in the girls basketball power rankings. Soquel High takes over the top spot after Santa Cruz [previously No. 3] defeated Scotts Valley [previously No. 1] during last week’s SCCAL opener. The victory by the Cardinals … Continue reading

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Power Rankings for prep basketball

League play kicks off this week. What better time to introduce the power rankings? These will be updated every week until the end of the regular season. They are completely arbitrary. Enjoy.

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