Boys Prep roundup: Gonzales ends 28-year spell

Boys Prep roundup: Gonzales ends 28-year spell

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Boys Prep roundup: Gonzales ends 28-year spell

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The Gonzales High boys basketball team clinched their first winning Mission Trail Athletic League record in 28 years Tuesday after beating visiting Soledad 76-60.

The Spartans went to 8-3 in league with three games to play. They go to co-league leader Pacific Grove on Thursday.

Soledad went to 3-8 in league.

Chrystian Harrigan once again blazed the way for the Spartans with 28 points – seven over his average. He ended the first quarter with a dunk.

Jose Loza added 17 points while Israel Gallegos and Fernando Madrigal finished with 10 points each for the Spartans.

Alonzo Rosales paced the Aztecs with 11 points.

Soledad: Rosales 3-4 11, Alonzo; Salas 1-0 3, Valladarez 2-0 5, Castillo 3-0 7, Alvarez 0-3 3, Esparza 1-1 4, Banuelos 3-2 9, Gibbs 1-4 6, Romero 3-0 9, Chavez 1-0 2.

Gonzales: Jose Loza 5-3 17, Morga 3-0 9, I. Madrigal 1-0 2, Harrigan 7-13 28, F. Madrigal 4-2 10, Gallegos 4-1 10. isreal

3-point goals: Soledad (7) Salas 1, Valladarez 1, Castillo 1, Esparza 1, Romero 3. Gonzales (9) Loza 4, Morga 3, Harrigan 1, Gallegos 1.

Pacific Grove 57, Stevenson 56: Pacific Grove, the Breakers pulled into a first-place tie with idle Carmel at 9-2 with their narrow in over the Pirates.

Pacific Grove led nearly the entire game. It led by eight with about four minutes to go, but some missed free throws allowed the Pirates to climb back in the game.

The Breakers hit a free throw with about six seconds to play to lead by three. Stevenson inbounded the ball and went for a layup rather than a 3-pointer as time expired to fall short by a point.

Marc Pauwels led the comeback try by scoring 14 of his 28 points in the final quarter.

Luke Lowell topped Pacific Grove with 16 points and John Buttrey added 10.

Stevenson fell to 6-5 in league.

The Breakers host Gonzales on Thursday while Stevenson is home to King City.

Stevenson: Fannin 1-0 3, Rice 3 0-1 7, Burgess 2 0-0 5, Pauwels 9 9-11 28, Chodosh 3 2-4 8, Pich 2 0-0 5. Totals 20 11-16 56.

Pacific Grove: Sendell 2 2-2 7, Lowell 5 5-10 16, Dalhamer 1 3-4 5, Fenstermaker 2 2-2 6, Buttrey 4 0-0 10, Wren 3 1-2 7, Wagner 2 2-2 6. Totals 18 15-22 57.

3-point goals: Stevenson (4) Fannin 1, Rice 1, Burgess 1, Pich 1. Pacific Grove (4) Buttrey 2, Sendell 1, Lowell 1.

King City 56, Greenfield 49: At Greenfield,Trent Salcido had 19 points and Dominic Rose added 12 as the Mustangs powered past the Bruins.

Rudy Amezcua led all scorers with 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.

King City went to 5-6 in league and visits Stevenson on Thursday.

Greenfield slid to 4-7 and goes to Carmel on Thursday.

King City: Garcia 2-0 6, Martinez 4-0 11, Salcido 7-5 19, Sharif 3-1 8, Rose 5-2 12.

Greenfield: Amezcua 9-3 24, Huerta 3-2 8, Vega 2-0 4, Pacheco 0-2 2, Morris 4-1 9, Ordaz 1-0 2.

3-point goals: Greenfield (3) Amezcua 3. King City (6) Martinez 3, Garcia 2, Sharif 1.

Boys soccer

North County 1, Pajaro Valley 0: At Pajaro Valley, the Condors made their first league win a dramatic one by scoring in the last two minutes to beat the Grizzlies.

Gerado Ramirez, on an assist from Angel Flores, scored the goal.

Eulises Rodriguez had the shutout in goal for the Condors, 1-9-0 in league.

North County is at Watsonville next Tuesday.

Soledad 3, Pacific Grove 0: At Soledad, the Aztecs moved to within two games of their first undefeated regular season by defeating the Breakers.

Soledad improved to 11-0-1 in the MTAL and 16-0-2 overall.

Michael Sanchez scored three goals, and Marco Leal had two assists.

Soledad travels to Gonzales on Thursday.

Carmel 3, King City 3: At King City, the Padres and Mustangs finished even after 80 minutes.

Alfonso Maldonado scored twice, and Jose Hernandez scored a goal for King City, which plays Greenfield on Thursday.

Stevenson 8, York 0: At York, the Pirates picked up their fifth shutout of the season by beating the Falcons.

Brent Rohner had a hat trick in Stevenson’s win.

The Pirates travel to Pacific Grove on Thursday.

Hollister 2, Monterey 1: At Monterey, the Haybalers handed Monterey its first loss of MBL Pacific Division play.

Although Monterey dropped to 7-1-2 in the division, it still is in first place and controls its destiny.

Louis Sanchez scored Monterey’s lone goal, with an assist from Danny Reyes.

Monterey goalkeeper Fredis Pineda made six saves.

Monterey next travels to Seaside on Thursday.

Alvarez 2, Watsonville 2: At Watsonville, the Eagles and Wildcatz played to a tie.

Alvarez led twice in the game but Watsonville rallied back each time. Chris Marinez put Alvarez ahead 1-0, and then Ricardo Sosa gave Alvarez a 2-1 advantage. Watsonville tied the game in the 65th minute.

The Eagles next play Salinas on Thursday.

Greenfield 2, Gonzales 1: At Greenfield, the Bruins fended off the Spartans to stay in second place in the MTAL.

Alfonso Rubio and Eduardo Ledesma each scored a goal in the Bruins’ win.

Greenfield next plays King City on Thursday.

Christopher 1, Palma 0: At Gilroy, the Cougars’ goal in the second half ended up being the difference in the win over the Chieftains.

Palma posted 10 shots on goal. Palma goalkeeper Steven Johnsen tallied three saves.

Palma faces North Salinas on Thursday.

Wrestling

Everett Alvarez 48 North Monterey County 20: 106 — Brooke Lacuata, EVAL, won by forfeit; 113 — Roberto Ortiz (EA) won by forfeit; 120 — Abel Reyes (NC) dec. Carlos Madrial (EA), 19-7. 126 — Jose Perez (NC) dec.Lionel Duran (EA) 12-2; 132 — Carlos Anaya (NC) tech. fall Ezra Vizcarra (EA), 17-2. 138 — Jorge Espino (NC) dec. Fernando Hernandez (EA),12-11. 145 — Freddy Gaeta (A) won by forfeit; 152 — Angel Vasquez (EA) won by forfeit; 160 — Josh Garnett (NC) def. Leo Ortega (EA), 16-3; 170 — Juan Rios (EA) won by forfeit; 182: double forfeit; 195 — Juan Manzano (EA) pinned Samuel Sanchez (NC), 1:40; 220 — Jose Barrios (EA) won by forfeit 285 — Joel Castillo (EA) won by forfeit

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