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Archbishop Riordan guard Bryce Monroe (1) drives past Serra guard Julius Alcantara (5) in a game at Riordan on Feb. 12, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Riordan shakes off first quarter to blow past St. Francis

SUNNYVALE — The Riordan Crusaders opened the Central Coast Section Open Division…

 

Sacred Heart Cathedral forward Talo Li-Uperesa heads up the Haas Pavilion court in a Jan. 8, 2019 game against St. Ignatius. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps roundup: SHC girls miss playoffs, SI boys win fourth straight to close regular season

A roller-coaster season for the Sacred Heart Cathedral girls basketball team came…

 

Cade Rees scored 21 points for Serra against Colorado-Regis Jesuit on Nov. 6, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Serra fires on all cylinders in romp of St. Francis

SAN MATEO — If the Serra Padres were using Saturday’s game against…

Cade Rees scored 21 points for Serra against Colorado-Regis Jesuit on Nov. 6, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Terence Loville (1) and Daylin McLemore (2) of San Mateo-Serra lament their CCS loss to St. Francis on Nov.23, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Serra’s run comes to an end against familiar foe

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Don’t be fooled by the 38-8 final score. Serra’s…

Terence Loville (1) and Daylin McLemore (2) of San Mateo-Serra lament their CCS loss to St. Francis on Nov.23, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Mountain View-St. Francis celebrates on Saturday, Nov. 4, after a resounding victory over San Mateo-Serra. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Serra suffers historic loss as St. Francis wins WCAL title

SAN MATEO — The recent trend of down-to-the-wire games between the Serra…

Mountain View-St. Francis celebrates on Saturday, Nov. 4, after a resounding victory over San Mateo-Serra. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Serra linebacker E.J. Lahlouh (6) sacks Archbishop Riordan quarterbackAdham Abdelghani on Oct. 6, 2018, at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Archbishop Riordan makes a change at quarterback

Last weekend, Archbishop Riordan quarterback Adham Abdelghani exited after the first half…

Serra linebacker E.J. Lahlouh (6) sacks Archbishop Riordan quarterbackAdham Abdelghani on Oct. 6, 2018, at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) runs into the line of scrimmage, pursued by Mountain View-St. Francis's Joshua Pakola (7) in the third quarter of a 14-0 loss to the Lancers on Sept. 28, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Game of the Week: St. Francis vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral

KEZAR STADIUM -- For the second week in a row, Sacred Heart…

Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) runs into the line of scrimmage, pursued by Mountain View-St. Francis's Joshua Pakola (7) in the third quarter of a 14-0 loss to the Lancers on Sept. 28, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius running back Jahsai Shannon runs off the field in the second half of the Wildcats' Sept. 1 loss to Moraga-Campolindo. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Mountain View-St. Francis batters St. Ignatius

By Daniel Sheedy Special to S.F. Examiner MOUNTAIN VIEW -- With both…

St. Ignatius running back Jahsai Shannon runs off the field in the second half of the Wildcats' Sept. 1 loss to Moraga-Campolindo. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
The St. Ignatius football team won two of its final three games after losing to Riordan in overtime. (Courtesy Paul Ghilglieri/Saint Ignatius Athletics)

New wave of contenders dominate Peninsula fall prep sports

High school football and volleyball playoffs are under way, and there’s no…

The St. Ignatius football team won two of its final three games after losing to Riordan in overtime. (Courtesy Paul Ghilglieri/Saint Ignatius Athletics)