The Alisal High boys soccer team returned to its winning ways Tuesday by beating Salinas 3-2 at Salinas High.
Alisal, 8-1-2 in the Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division, can win the title outright Thrusday should it beat Gilroy at home. A loss to Gilroy would leave the Trojans as co-champions.
Alisal built a 3-0 lead by halftime on goals from Benny Chavez, assisted by Andy Camacho; Luis Duenas assisted by Adrian Serrato; and Duenas again on an assist from Chavez.
Goalie Andy Camacho had three saves.
North Salinas 4, Monte Vista Christian 0: At Monte Vista Christian, the Vikings dominated the second half after the two teams played to a scoreless first half.
Fernando Gonzales scored two goals, Ignacio Gonzalez added another and Isaias Rivera booted home the final goal to go with a pair of assists. Vincent Mendoza was praised for his defense.
North Salinas (4-5-2) hosts Seaside on Thursday in its final game of the season.
Hollister 3, Palma 0: At Rabobank Stadium, the Haybalers kept their Pacific Division title hopes alive with the win over the Chieftains.
Hollister goalkeeper Mikel Rojas made two saves in preserving the shutout.
Palma goalkeeper Steven Johnson made three saves, and John Angelo Pezzini made one save.
Watsonville 4, North Monterey County 1: At Watsonville, the Condors had the Wildcatz on the ropes, but the home team scored three goals in the final 10 minutes to get the MBL Gabilan Division win.
North Monterey County thought it had taken the lead midway through the second half, but a player was called for offsides.
Gerardo Ramirez scored North Monterey County’s goal on an assist from Angel Flores.
North Monterey County wraps up the season Thursday against Salinas.
Carmel 4, Gonzales 3: The Padres led only 1-0 at halftime and hung to top the Spartans.
Brooke Vierra had two goals for Carmel with Angie Savoldi assisting on the first and Alea Nystrom on the second. Mia Muegge and Nystrom scored the other goals.
Kaitlyn Kelly was praised for her defense as Carmel’s went to 7-6-1 in league and 8-10-1 overall.
–Soledad 4 Greenfield 3:At Greenfield, the Aztecs won their final match of the season by edging the Bruins thanks to Belinda Ascencio’s four goals.
Ascencio scored 39 goals for the Aztecs this season. Goal keeper Jessenia Chavez had 10 saves.
–Santa Catalina 2, Pacific Grove 0: At Pacific Grove, the Cougars completed an undefeated MTAL campaign with the win over the Breakers.
Santa Catalina got on the board in the 18th minute with a goal from freshman Madi Long. Daisy Villegas assisted on the goal.
In the 28th minute, Villegas fired in a penalty kick.
Madi Long and Sophia White were praised for their effort. Santa Catalina goalkeeper Tamara Attia had four saves in securing the shutout.
Santa Catalina finished the regular season 15-1-2 and 13-0-1 in MTAL play. The Cougars will next play in the CCS tournament next week.
North Salinas 61, Seaside 47: At Seaside, the MBL Gabilan Division Vikings beat the Spartans behind 23 points from Elyssa Springs and 11 by Monae Hobson.
The Vikings improvded to 21-2 overall.
Keia Scott-Mitchell had 14 points and 21 rebounds for Seaside, Ali Brisco had 14 points and Iyana Mason added 11 points.
Monte Vista Christian 49, Notre Dame 37: At Monte Vista Christian, the Mustangs downed the Spirits in an MBL Gabilan Division contest.
Marisa Given led Notre Dame with 15 points. Aly Gomonet scored nine points, and Sarah Muzik scored eight points.
Notre Dame wraps up league play Thursday at Salinas.
Salinas 51, Christopher 24: At Salinas, the Cowboys’ defense was the catalyst in the win over the Cougars.
Marissa Hernandez led Salinas with 11 points, Rebecca Interrante scored 10 points, and Jo Salao scored nine points.
Salinas finishes league play Thursday at Notre Dame.
Monterey 42, Pajaro Valley 34: At Monterey, the Toreadores won their final home game of the season, defeating the Grizzlies.
Beverly Arnett paced Monterey with 11 points, while Nyah Adams and Aaliyah Gerrard each scored 10 points. Pajaro Valley’s Alyssa Rivera had 11 points.
North Monterey County 57, Watsonville 15: At Watsonville, the Condors got their 15th overall win this season by routing the Wildcatz.
The win moved North Monterey County to 15-8 overall and 8-3 in the MBL Pacific Division.
The Condors play their final regular season home game Thursday against Gilroy.
Everett Alvarez 44, Seaside 22: The Eagles finished 6-0 to win their second straight league title.
145 — Angel Jimenez (A) dec. Aldair Martinez, (S), 11-5. 152 — Alec Serrano (A) tech. fall Luis Rodriguez (S); 160 — Angel Vasquez (A) won by forfeit; 170 — Leo Ortega (A) won by forfeit; 182 –Juan Rios (A) won by forfeit; 195 — Juan Manzano (A) won by forfeit; 220: Malick Diallo (S) def. Joel Castsillo (A), 13-2; 285 — Leonardo Munoz (S) won by forfeit; 106 — double forfeit; 113 — Roberto Ortiz (A) won by forfeit; 120: Chance Peterson (S) def. Carlos Madrigal, 19-4; 126 — Shai Johnson (S) dec. Juan Benitez (A), 9-5; 132 — Lionel Duran (A) pinned Gerardo Munoz (S), 2:31; 138 — David Corres (S) dec. Ezra Vizcarra, 26-12.
Palma 50, Alisal 20: At Palma, the Chieftains defeated the Trojans in a league matchup.
108: Aguilera (P) def. Zavala (A) 7-3; 122: Lucero (P) def. Huerta (A) 4-0; 126: Pacheco (P) def. Ramirez (A) 8-0; 132: Zaragoza (P) pinned Martinez (A); 140: Bonfantini (P) def. Ruelas (A) 17-6; 147: Fratangelo (P) def. Politron (A) 19-7; 154: Pieruo (A) def. Baza (P) 11-1; 162: Dalero (A) def. Tybor (P) 10-4; 172: Martinez (P) pinned Marquez (A); 184: Cook (P) pinned Ramirez (A); 220: Barbosa (P) pinned Avila (A); Hvy: Cruz (A) pinned Batson (P)
Hartnell 5, Cuesta 2: At Hartnell, the Panthers have their first two-game win streak of the year by beating Cuesta and improving their non-conference record to 3-6.
Hartnell had 10 hits with a trio of south county players collecting two each. Isaac Ortiz from Soledad and Branson Umbarger and Matt Flores of King City all went 2-for-4. Umbarger drove in two runs and Ortiz had a double.
Hartnell trailed 2-1 until scoring four times in the fifth inning.
Shaun Kemp allowed two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings to get the win. Gil Camacho and Josue Gutierrez combined for 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Hartnell 3-5, Taft 2-4: At Hartnell, the Panthers swept a double-header from Taft to even their record at 5-5.
In the first game Andrea Estigoy got two hits while doubles were posted by Isabella DeLeon, Danielle Blaylock, Cienna Smith and Erica Peters. Peters drove in the winning run in the seventh inning.
Larissa Perez pitched six innings and Blaylock, who finished, got the win.
In the second game, DeLeon had two hits and batted in two runs, Estigoy drove in another run and Blaylock went the distance.
Hartnell travels to San Jose on Thursday for its first Coast Conference game.