HOOP HONORS . . . Three local girls' basketball teams were honored recently by Cal-Hi Sports as five players and one coach received honors on the Division V all-state team. State champion Pinewood had three players named — juniors Hailie Eackles, Kelsey Morehead and Miranda Seto — plus head coach Doc Scheppler Eackles also was named to the second team among juniors in all divisions. Also receiving all-states honors were Castilleja senior Eve Zelinger and Eastside Prep junior Ahjalee Harvey. . . . Palo Alto residents James Girand, Amol Saxena and Karen Saxena placed fifth, 19th and 21st in their respective age groups at the Duathlon National Championships in Richmond, Va. All three qualified for the World Championships in Scotland later this year.
<OF LOCAL NOTE . . . The Palo Alto Blue 93 boys' CYSA team overcame an early 2-0 deficit to beat Mountain View-Los Altos, 3-2, in overtime to win the U-17 NorCal State Cup on Saturday in Turlock. Riley Hanley had all three goals for Palo Alto . . . The Santa Clara Sporting 91, a U-18 CYSA team featuring Paly's Jenner Fox and Chris Fisher of Menlo Park, won its second big tournament in as many weeks by winning the US Club Soccer State Cup championship following a 2-0 victory over Bay Oaks Romero.