Alvarez High school continued its championship haul this school year.
The Eagles’ boys tennis team won the Monterey Bay League Pacific Division regular season championship with a 5-2 victory over Hollister on Wednesday afternoon.
With the win, Alvarez finished divisional play 10-0. The team is 12-4 overall. The tennis team joins the football and basketball teams as boys squads to win a league title this year.
Alvarez won three of the four singles matches as part of the team win. The doubles team of Sebastian Sandoval and Brett Seggerman improved to 9-1 with the straight-sets victory.
Alvarez next plays Stevenson, with the winner earning an automatic berth into the Central Coast Section team tournament.
Singles: Jacob Sanchez (EA) def. Aaron Francis (H) 6-2, 5-7, 10-5; Isaac Martinez (EA) def. Chris Godbowt (H) 6-4, 6-4; Christian Grenados (H) def. Jose Ramirez (EA) 7-5, 6-1; Jaycee Lagudas (EA) def. Rafa Alfaro (H) 6-1, 6-4.
Doubles: Sebastian Sandoval/Brett Seggerman (EA) def. Panger/Trillo (H) 6-2, 6-3; Gabriel Perez/Jason Alvarez (EA) def. Regalado/McConnell (H) 6-0, 6-7 (4), 10-5; Alejandro Maldonado/Jesus Batchelder (EA) def. Banuelos/Ward (H) 6-2, 7-5.
Carmel 9, Monte Vista Christian 5: At Carmel, the Padres hit a pair of home runs to sink the Mustangs in a non-league game and up their overall record to 12-6.
William Kehoe homered in the second inning and Robby Treadwell had an opposite-field, three-run homer in the third. Kehoe and Treadwell both had three hits and Kenny Nava had a pair of singles.
Dillon Larson pitched 5 1/3 innings to get the win. He allowed six hits, walked three and struck out five.
Carmel hosts Scotts Valley today.
Valley Christian 9, Hollister 0: At the Valley Christian Crown Classic, the Haybalers were no-hit by Theron Kay and the rest of the host Warriors.
The loss was Hollister’s second straight in the tournament and third in a row overall. Hollister fell to 14-5 on the season.
It’s the first time Hollister has been shutout in a game since last year’s CCS Division I semifinals against Serra of San Mateo.
North Monterey County 16, Trinity Christian 2: At North Monterey County, the Condors struck for nine runs in the first and did not look back in the win over the Warriors of Monterey.
Brock Bueno hit two doubles and tallied three RBIs, Jon Vargas went 2-for-2, including a three-run home run, and Elijah Ramirez finished 2-for-2 with a RBI and a run scored.
Ramirez was the winning pitcher, striking out three in a five-inning effort.
North Monterey County plays host to King City on Friday.
Newark Memorial 5, Palma 2 (10 innings): At the St. Francis Mountain View Invitational, the Chieftains were unable to pick up a run in extra innings to get by Newark Memorial.
Ryan Scarr was 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Brad Caraccioli hit an RBI triple.
Palma starting pitcher Jack Koster kept Newark Memorial off the board, allowing only three hits in four scoreless innings.
Amador Valley 4, Palma 3: At St. Francis tourney, the Chieftains opened the tournament Tuesday with a loss to Amador Valley.
Jacob Regester had two hits and Alex Normil doubled and drove in one run. Starting pitcher Michael Avila went 4 1/3 innings and gave up six runs on four hits.
No umps, no games: Two games were canceled Wednesday, one because the umpires failed to show up and the other because the umpires apparently weren’t notified. The umpires were no-shows at the North Salinas-Seaside game. No makeup date was announced. The Soledad-Alisal game was canceled after Alisal officials didn’t notify officials of a game. That game has been moved to Soledad today.
Alvarez 2, Monte Vista Christian 1: At Monte Vista Christian, the Eagles scored both of their runs in the sixth inning to defeat the Mustangs.
With two runners on, Andrea Gutierrez hit a single to right field to bring them both in.
Monte Vista Christian took a 1-0 lead in the second inning. Alvarez pitcher Kylie Magunusson kept the Mustangs from doing any further damage the rest of the way.
The two teams play again on Friday.
Salinas 207, Christopher 212, Alvarez 283: At Salinas Golf and Country Club, the Cowboys prevailed by five shots in the three-team meet.
Salinas’ Jake McGowne earned medalist honors with a 2-over 38. Cory Watt, also from Salinas, was one shot back.
Salinas: Jack Hill 43, Jake McGowne 38, Cory Watt 39, Justin Malone 42, Jordan Torres 45.
Christopher: R.J. Montez 40, Jaeshawn Hoenck 44, Tyson Hill 39, Jeff Driggs 42, Anthony Salazar 47.
Alvarez: Marc Guzman 56, Lorenzo Sanchez 52, Brandon Ahlin 48, Juan Benitez 63, Reuben Ramirez 64.