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SF Preps: Kikuchi helps save a 2-1 playoff win for Sacred Heart Cathedral

SF Preps: Kikuchi helps save a 2-1 playoff win for Sacred Heart Cathedral

Backup catcher Leo Kikuchi saves a run as the Fightin’ Irish advance to the CCS Semifinals

SF Preps: Kikuchi helps save a 2-1 playoff win for Sacred Heart Cathedral
Mark Zhu doubles in the third inning of the Academic Athletic Association championship game on May 15, 2019 at Oracle Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Transbay Baseball series opener postponed

Series opener between Lowell and Oakland Tech shifted to Tuesday

Mark Zhu doubles in the third inning of the Academic Athletic Association championship game on May 15, 2019 at Oracle Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Keshawn Ogans hits a ball during the Bruce-Mahoney baseball game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

WCAL names all-league softball, baseball and lacrosse teams

Keshawn Ogans and Jack Dyke will both play on Monday in the second round of the CCS playoffs

Keshawn Ogans hits a ball during the Bruce-Mahoney baseball game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius senior Jack Dyke pitches against Sacred Heart Cathedral during the 2019 Bruce-Mahoney Game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: SI, SHC postponed; Patrick O’Brien sets pole vault PR

St. Ignatius, Sacred Heart Cathedral baseball see second-round CCS games moved after Saturday rain

St. Ignatius senior Jack Dyke pitches against Sacred Heart Cathedral during the 2019 Bruce-Mahoney Game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Pitcher Owen Stevenson (23) of Sacred Heart Cathedral delivers a pitch in the eighth inning of a continued Central Coast Section playoff game against Aragon on May 17, 2019 at Half Moon Bay High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: SHC’s Briseno, Stevenson key in bizarre win

Irish get a gutsy performance from pitcher Owen Stevenson and key contributions from David Briseno

Pitcher Owen Stevenson (23) of Sacred Heart Cathedral delivers a pitch in the eighth inning of a continued Central Coast Section playoff game against Aragon on May 17, 2019 at Half Moon Bay High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Lowell infielder Mark Zhu is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a run in the third inning of the Cardinals’ Academic Athletic Association title game win over Washington on May 15 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. Zhou had two hits and two RBIs in the 5-0 win. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Lowell claims seventh straight AAA championship

Sophomores star for the Cardinals in a rain-shortened title game at Oracle Park

Lowell infielder Mark Zhu is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a run in the third inning of the Cardinals’ Academic Athletic Association title game win over Washington on May 15 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. Zhou had two hits and two RBIs in the 5-0 win. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Lowell catcher Shane Stanley looks to pursue a foul pop up in a game against Mission on April 25, 2019, at Golden Gate Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Lowell and Washington set to meet in AAA baseball final

SF Preps roundup includes CCS baseball playoffs, golf, tennis and Lily Donovan’s hoops commitment

Lowell catcher Shane Stanley looks to pursue a foul pop up in a game against Mission on April 25, 2019, at Golden Gate Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Maddie Ennis (left) of St. Ignatius won one of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club’s Athlete of the Year awards, and Talo Li-Uperesa of Sacred Heart Cathedral (right) took home the Kevin Restani Trophy as the girls’ basketball Player of the Year at the club’s awards dinner on May 13, 2019 in North Beach. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Local stars honored at SFIAC Awards Banquet

San Francisco Italian Athletic Club hands out awards to top high school athletes in City

Maddie Ennis (left) of St. Ignatius won one of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club’s Athlete of the Year awards, and Talo Li-Uperesa of Sacred Heart Cathedral (right) took home the Kevin Restani Trophy as the girls’ basketball Player of the Year at the club’s awards dinner on May 13, 2019 in North Beach. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Keyshawn Ogans hits a ball during the Bruce-Mahoney baseball game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SFIAC Athlete of the Year Keshawn Ogans headed to Cal

Golden Bears will get one of the City’s top prep baseball players for the first time in years

Keyshawn Ogans hits a ball during the Bruce-Mahoney baseball game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
SF schools land several on all-WCAL boys’ golf and tennis teams

SF schools land several on all-WCAL boys’ golf and tennis teams

St. Ignatius, Riordan and Sacred Heart Cathedral well-represented in golf and tennis

SF schools land several on all-WCAL boys’ golf and tennis teams
Lowell’s Jack Schonherr scores a run against Balboa in a game on March 18, 2019 at Balboa Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F.Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Lowell returns to AAA title game with win over Lincoln

Lincoln and AJ Adewusi give Lowell a scare, but Cardinals advance to final at Oracle Park

Lowell’s Jack Schonherr scores a run against Balboa in a game on March 18, 2019 at Balboa Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F.Examiner)
The Washington Eagles baseball team celebrates at Big Rec in Golden Gate Park after advancing to the Academic Athletic Association title game against Mission. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Washington edges Mission to end Bears’ season

James Monterrosa pitches Washington to AAA championship with complete-game shutout

The Washington Eagles baseball team celebrates at Big Rec in Golden Gate Park after advancing to the Academic Athletic Association title game against Mission. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Archbishop Riordan guard Zachary Quanico (20) guards Sacred Heart Prep guard Ryan Von Thaden (1) during a game at the Crusader Classic on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Roundup: Quanico commits, SI jumpers sweep WCAL

Riordan’s Zachary Quanico will play college basketball, AAA baseball semis set

Archbishop Riordan guard Zachary Quanico (20) guards Sacred Heart Prep guard Ryan Von Thaden (1) during a game at the Crusader Classic on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Former St. Ignatius baseball coach Thomas King. (Courtesy / King family)

SF Preps Baseball: Thomas King passes away at 85

A City baseball institution, Thomas King coached at every level of amateur baseball in the Bay

Former St. Ignatius baseball coach Thomas King. (Courtesy / King family)
Lincoln’s Ajani Adewusi breaks for second on a Colson Ryan hit against Galileo on April 11, 2019 at West Sunset. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Lincoln could be wild card in AAA playoffs

Mission and Lowell enter Academic Athletic Association playoffs as top two seeds

Lincoln’s Ajani Adewusi breaks for second on a Colson Ryan hit against Galileo on April 11, 2019 at West Sunset. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Neil Buenaflor (27) of Burton spikes the ball against Washington in a game on May 1, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Volleyball: Burton has gone from doormat to dominant

After more than a decade of struggling, Burton boys’ volleyball heads into postseason as top seed

Neil Buenaflor (27) of Burton spikes the ball against Washington in a game on May 1, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius senior Jack Dyke pitches against Sacred Heart Cathedral during the 2019 Bruce-Mahoney Game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Jack Dyke headed to Northwestern, another rebuild

St. Ignatius two-sport star Jack Dyke is headed to another program in the midst of rebuilding

St. Ignatius senior Jack Dyke pitches against Sacred Heart Cathedral during the 2019 Bruce-Mahoney Game at Oracle Park on March 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Mission senior pitcher Will Cohen delivers a warm-up pitch before facing Lowell in a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on April 25, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Baseball: Will Cohen pitches Mission to win in regular-season finale

Senior righty pitches another gem as Bears down Balboa 5-1 at Nealon

Mission senior pitcher Will Cohen delivers a warm-up pitch before facing Lowell in a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on April 25, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius boys’ lacrosse huddles up one final time against Sacred Heart Prep on Wednesday.

SF Preps Roundup: St. Ignatius boys LAX ends WCAL season undefeated

AAA baseball playoffs are set, SHC’s Angelo Marcon comes in second on the golf course

St. Ignatius boys’ lacrosse huddles up one final time against Sacred Heart Prep on Wednesday.
Lincoln tennis player Ethan Fong serves a ball to Galileo on March 12, 2019. (Courtesy / Lincoln Tennis)

SF Preps Tennis: Lincoln boys’ tennis players advance to All-City quarterfinals

Lincoln advances three doubles teams and singles player MJ Medina to next round

Lincoln tennis player Ethan Fong serves a ball to Galileo on March 12, 2019. (Courtesy / Lincoln Tennis)