The combined record for Aragon and Woodside last season was 5-15.
After last week’s games, the two teams stand at 9-2-1 and meet Friday as both teams jockey for position in the competitive Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division.
“[The team] knows the margin for error is so thin,” Aragon coach Steve Sell said. “Nobody in our league can play poorly and win a game.” Read More
Balboa at Lowell, 3 p.m.
The two teams are in entirely different stages than last season, when Lowell was winless at this point and Balboa was in the thick of a playoff race.
This season, the Cardinals (3-2, 2-1) are tied for third place and the Bucs (1-5, 0-3) are struggling mightily and coming off a loss to Marshall.Galileo vs. Mission at Kezar Stadium, 3 p.m. Read More
Valley Christian of San Jose did everything it could to give the St. Ignatius football team a win Saturday afternoon, but the Wildcats simply could not capitalize.
The visiting Warriors made crucial mistakes in the fourth quarter to give St. Ignatius several opportunities to erase a 24-14 lead, but held on for a 24-21 win. Read More
Galileo vs. Lowell at SOTA, 3 p.m.
It’s hard to say the third game of any league season is crucial, but with each at 1-1, this matchup could have significant playoff implications. Both teams have tough games ahead and a win for either here would provide a big advantage.FRIDAY Read More
Lowell at Burton, 3 p.m.
The Cardinals (1-2, 0-1) dropped their Academic Athletic Association opener to rival Washington last week, and will look to avenge last season’s loss to Burton (0-2, 0-1), which also lost its opener, to Galileo, last week.
Lincoln at Galileo, 3 p.m. Read More
It was a balanced attack that led Lowell High School’s girls’ volleyball team to its first two-game wins against Lincoln on Tuesday, but it was the Cardinals’ defense that slammed the door on the defending Academic Athletic Association champions.
The Cardinals limited the Mustangs to just five kills and had 24 digs in a thrilling fourth game to seal their 18-25, 25-21, 25-16, 26-24 AAA win at Lincoln High School. Read More
The feeling is familiar for Sacred Heart Cathedral’s football team, but that doesn’t make the Fightin’ Irish’s loss to Bellarmine on Saturday at Kezar Stadium any less painful.
In 2010, the Irish proved they could hang with the West Catholic Athletic League’s elite, but could not put games away. They started 2011 in the same fashion, with a 14-7 loss to the Bells. Read More
Burton at Galileo, 3 p.m.
The Pumas (0-1) had to cancel the final two games of their nonleague season due to limited numbers, but should be in game shape for their AAA opener against Galileo (2-1). The Lions pounded Burton in the opener last season 49-6.Aragon at Capuchino Read More
Sequoia has already faced its fair share of adversity through three games, and it will look to remain perfect as it faces Valley Christian (Dublin) on Friday night.
Valley Christian (4-0) is coming off a 42-0 win against Lower Lake last week. The win matched the Vikings’ season total from a year ago when it reached the first round of the North Coast Section Division IV playoffs. Read More
Marshall at McClymonds (Oakland), 7 p.m.
Marshall (1-2) is the only Academic Athletic Association team playing four nonleague games and will face another tough road test against the defending Oakland Athletic League champions this week. McClymonds (2-1) went undefeated last year, including a 54-14 win against Marshall. Read More