The San Lorenzo Valley Middle School girls basketball team opened their season with two victories this week. On Wednesday, Oct. 2, the team defeated Shoreline Middle School 38-22. Jenna Francis and Veronica Johnson led the scoring with 12 and 10 points respectively. Cassidy White scored six and Chloe Sandles contributed four points and a strong rebounding game. On Monday, Sept. 30, the Panthers defeated Mission Hill Middle School 22-17 win. Hannah Sandles, Lauren Lozier and Sidney Williams led a strong defensive effort. Sierra Heikins, along with Johnson and Francis provided the offense. SLV will play twice on the road before returning home at 3:45 p.m. October 14 at the SLVMS gym.
Falcons 2-3 in league
The Scotts Valley High School girls volleyball team is 2-3 in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League after a win over St. Francis on September 26 and a loss to Aptos on October 1.
The Falcons defeated St. Francis 26-24, 25-18, 25-13 behind 13 kills and two blocks by Amber Bothman, nine kills and two aces from Mikayla Fish and 46 assists from setter Megan Lonhart.
It was a different story against Aptos as the Falcons fell to a tough Mariner squad
25-15, 25-13, 25-14. For the Falcons, Fish and Shelby Kranich had four kills, Seryna Tapuloa, 3 with two blocks, and Amber Bothman, 3 kills. Lonhart had 16 assists and added two bocks.
The team is 5-4 overall and 2-3 in league.
Pee Wees prevail on gridiron
The Scotts Valley Police Athletic League Pee Wee team defeated West San Jose Storm 16-0 on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team was led by a dominating power running game by running backs Zavier Hill-Kemp, Christian Carney and JD Devlin. The defense led by Dillon Danner and Sky Battaroff stopped the Storm's passing attack, including twice in the red zone to preserve the shut out.
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