The Lowell girls’ soccer team had rolled to a perfect league record and wanted another way to validate what it had accomplished.
University was that test, and the Cardinals did not disappoint.
Alejandra Sanchez and Zoe Charter-Kuo scored two goals apiece as Lowell rolled to the 4-0 nonleague win over University on Monday night. Read More
To the likely chagrin of the rest of the Academic Athletic Association, Galileo’s Kyle Nelson looked like his big brother Thursday.
Nelson, a skinny sophomore left-hander, doesn’t physically look like former two-time AAA Player of the Year Dylan Nelson in form or stature yet, but he showed he can take over a game on the mound and at the plate, just like his big bro, in a 7-4 win over Lincoln at the Moscone Recreation Center. Read More
For a first-year varsity program, the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ lacrosse team has had its share of heartbreaking losses.The Irish fell 11-10 to St. Francis of Mountain View in West Catholic Athletic League play on Wednesday at Crocker Amazon Playground, for their fourth overtime loss of the season.St. Francis senior midfielder Ryan Claus scored the game-winner with just 1:06 left in overtime. Read More
The Carlmont High School softball team was on the doorstep of a Central Coast Section title a year ago and has all but two players returning from that squad.But even though winning a CCS title is a goal, the team is not getting too far in front of itself.“I don’t think they even think of that,” Carlmont coach Jim Liggett said of winning a CCS title. “Our immediate goal is to win the league and when they do that, we’ll look on at playoffs. You’ve got to keep them focused on the present.” Read More
Sacred Heart Cathedral center fielder Tevin Goodwin had a chance to end the game against rival St. Ignatius in the bottom of the seventh inning with the bases loaded and one out.
The senior struck out swinging on a fastball well off the plate, but got a second chance with the game still knotted at 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth.
In the same exact situation, with the bases loaded and one out, Goodwin swung at the same pitch, a fastball outside and off the plate, but this time he made contact. Read More
The Team City boys’ basketball team found itself tied with Team SF midway through the second half after squandering a 21-point first-half lead, but held on to win 98-94 in the SanFranPreps.com Michael Gragnani Memorial City All-Star Game on Monday night at St. Ignatius High School.
“It’s a lot of fun because I know everybody and we’re all really good friends, but towards the end, it got competitive and that’s what we like,” Team City’s Joshua Fox said. Read More
It’s almost scary how similar the statistics are for Sacred Heart Cathedral standout forwards Joshua Fox and Taylor Johns.Even with largely different offensive games, the two UC Riverside-bound seniors both averaged about the same amount of points (Johns had a slight edge at 14.5 per game compared to Fox’s 14.4) and rebounds (Johns again held a slight edge at 8.1 to Fox’s 7.1), and the two were far-and-away the best players in The City all season. Read More
After an action-packed high school basketball season highlighted by a run to the state championship game by the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ team, The City’s finest outgoing seniors will have one last chance to showcase their skills in the SanFranPreps.com fifth annual Michael Gragnani Memorial City All-Star Game on Monday.The festivities will feature a 3-point contest, slam dunk contest, girls’ All-Star Game and boys’ All-Star game. St. Ignatius will host the event. Read More
With so many new players this season, the Hillsdale High School baseball team has gone through a bit of an adjustment period.The Knights committed six errors in their first scrimmage and lost six of their first eight games, but have rebounded.“I think kids got over the fear of losing games early on,” Hillsdale coach Neal Donohoe said. “They got the idea that we’re playing against other teams. Kids kind of realized they can compete with anybody if they play their game.” Read More
Lincoln High School’s girls’ soccer team looked on par with 14-time defending Academic Athletic Association champion Lowell High School in the first half on Tuesday.
Literally seconds into the second half, however, the Cardinals changed the whole dimension of the game and cruised to a 4-0 win at Lincoln.
Lowell’s Zoe Charter-Kuo scored 20 seconds into the second half, her first of two goals in the final 40 minutes, to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead. Read More