Behind a match-high 18 kills from senior middle hitter Clara Cardillo, the Bay School girls’ volleyball team defeated Leadership High School 25-27, 25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 15-7 in Bay Counties League Central play on Tuesday at Letterman Gym in the Presidio. Read More
It only took one goal to end International High School’s 13-game undefeated run, and it came at the hands of the also-undefeated Roseland University Prep Knights from Santa Rosa.
Roseland (9-0-2) beat International (11-1-2, 7-0) 1-0 at Crocker Amazon Playground.
The nonleague game matched Roseland, which leads the North Coast South II section, against the Bay Counties League Central-leading Jaguars. Read More
After a heart-wrenching loss on the road against Archbishop Mitty in its West Catholic Athletic League opener last week, a single question stands out for Sacred Heart Cathedral — Will the Irish be able to bounce back? Read More
Balboa at Galileo, 3 p.m.Both teams cruised against less-talented opponents in their AAA openers, but this could be the league’s most closely contested game. Both teams feature standout running backs in Galileo’s Quincy Nelson and Balboa’s Greg Warren. Both ran for 200 yards or more last week. Read More
Mission at Lowell, 3 p.m.The Cardinals (0-2) and Bears (0-3) both had forgettable non-league seasons, but both have new life with the beginning of Academic Athletic Association play and will look to secure playoff spots behind favorites Galileo and Washington.
Friday’s games Read More
Generally, a sunny day with clear skies is a sports fan’s dream come true.
For the Urban School and Lick-Wilmerding High School boys’ soccer teams, the heat was more of an obstacle than a gift.
Yet, between both sides battling the uncharacteristic heat and running go-for-broke offensive schemes, only one team survived, with Lick-Wilmerding pulling out a 3-2 league victory. Read More
Mt. Eden at Capuchino, 3 p.m.The Mustangs finally played a game last week and lost a 40-36 shootout. This week, Cap takes on 0-2 Mt. Eden.
Gunderson at Mills, 3:15 p.m.The Vikings have been blown out in their first three games and look to right the ship at home against the Grizzlies. Read More
Run early and run often is the mantra for the large majority of Academic Athletic Association football teams, but not for Balboa High School.
Unlike its AAA counterparts, the Bucs, who travel down the Peninsula to face Sequoia on Friday at 7 p.m., aren’t shy about putting the ball in the air, operating through coach Alvaro Carvajal’s spread offense. Read More
Marshall at McClymonds, 7 p.m.Marshall’s early-season struggles figure to continue against the 3-0 Warriors, who beat perennial power Pittsburg already this season and routed McKinleyville 60-0 last week. Marshall lost its first two games to significantly weaker opponents by a combined 51 points. Read More
Between the density of the fog and the obscenely tall grass, it felt that Lowell and Lincoln’s boys soccer teams played Tuesday’s Academic Athletic Association match at Lincoln High School in a swamp rather than on a pitch.
Somehow, Lowell (4-0) weathered both the elements and the Lincoln defense, sneaking out a 2-0 road victory. Read More