A 56-yard touchdown run by junior Eric Redwood late in the fourth quarter broke a tie as Serra ended years of futility Saturday with a 42-21 victory over Menlo-Atherton to claim its first Central Coast Section Division I championship since 1990.
“Being the favorite, there’s a lot of pressure and I didn’t think we were playing our style of football,” Serra coach Pat Walsh said. “All I told those guys in the second half was ‘If we’re going to go out, we’re going to go out fast.’” Read More
Much has changed for the Carlmont girls’ volleyball team since last season, but the result hasn’t.
The Scots (25-9) make their third consecutive trip to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals Thursday despite having a new coach and an essentially new roster.
“We talked about how we’ve accomplished everything that anybody could have reasonably expected,” first-year coach Chris Crader said. Read More
The Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division championship comes down to Friday’s showdown between Terra Nova and Menlo-Atherton.
With a win, Terra Nova (6-2, 4-0 PAL Bay) would clinch its third consecutive Bay Division title, while M-A (6-2, 4-0 PAL Bay) can claim its first Bay championship since 2008 with a victory. Read More
Menlo-Atherton and Half Moon Bay have identical records at 1-2 and their matchup at Half Moon Bay on Friday could provide some momentum heading into league play, which begins in two weeks.
M-A has lost two in a row, but coach Sione Ta’ufo’ou has seen consistent improvements from his team.
“We’re playing much better than last season,” Ta’ufo’ou said. “They’re learning.” Read More
A night after dropping just their second game of the season against a tough St. Ignatius team, the Lowell High School girls’ basketball team bounced back with a 59-47 road victory against Menlo-Atherton on Wednesday.
Senior Tiffani Pak paced the Cardinals (10-2) with 19 points. Sophomore Katarina Lum, who scored 20 points in Tuesday night’s 62-48 loss to St. Ignatius, added 15 points on Wednesday, while senior Erin Ng chipped in 12 points. Read More
Menlo-Atherton at San Mateo, 3 p.m.The Bears are off to an 0-3 start and have scored just 23 points all season. A road test against the Bearcats (2-1), who are coming off a 50-29 loss to a quality Terra Nova team, could be a tough task. Read More
Woodside at Los Altos, 3:15 p.m.After a bye week, Woodside looks to earn its first win of the season. The Wildcats will have their hands full with the Eagles, who won by 50 last week.
Burlingame at Gunn, 3:30 p.m.After a hard-fought loss to Palo Alto last week, Burlingame takes on a Titans team fresh off a 39-0 trouncing of Yerba Buena. Read More