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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

SHP girls drop a golf match; M-A boys water polo clinch a title tie

Sacred Heart Prep dropped a 228-267 decision to Harker in a West Bay Athletic League girls golf match Monday at Bay View Golf Course. The M-A boys water polo team clinched at least a tie for the PAL Bay Division title.

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Los Altos takes to the air to fly past the Firebirds

Monday Night Football, high school edition, took place at Los Altos High School with the Eagles taking advantage of their home-field surroundings and coming from behind to defeat Fremont, 21-13, in a SCVAL El Camino Division game.

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sacred Heart Prep put all the pieces together in tourney win

Will Swart scored three goals and Griffin Price made nine saves in helping Sacred Heart Prep beat Mater Dei 6-5 in the championship match of the North vs. South water polo Challenge on Saturday.

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Menlo places third in Roughrider Invitational

Justin Pretre finished fifth in the individual race of the Roughrider Invitational in Fresno on Friday, helping the Menlo boys cross country team place third as a team.

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Prep report: St. Francis football keeps rolling along

Senior Joshua Perry and freshman Aaron Knapp each threw a touchdown pass in helping St. Francis beat Riordan 33-0 in a West Catholic Athletic League football contest Friday night in Mountain View.

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MacLeod 'magic' helps drive Menlo-Atherton's potent offense

Matt MacLeod put on a display of precision passing Friday, completing 20 of 22 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns to lead Menlo-Atherton to a 56-20 victory over Sacred Heart Prep.

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'Air Beltran' continues a non-stop, record-breaking flight

Sergio Beltran threw five touchdown passes, ran for two others, and passed for a two-point conversion. He completed 21 of 34 passes for 331 yards and ran for 111 yards on 15 carries in helping Menlo beat Aragon 48-7 Friday night.

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Palo Alto looking for ways to improve after loss to Los Gatos

The Palo Alto football team lost its homecoming game Friday night to the SCVAL De Anza Division's lone unbeaten team Los Gatos, allowing too many big plays.

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Montoya's score sparks a flood of goals in M-A water polo victory

With a Peninsula Athletic League title on the line, Julian Montoya scored with 23 seconds remaining in the third period to put the Bears ahead to stay in an 11-6 victory over Woodside on Thursday.

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

SHP, Gunn co-host North vs. South Water Polo Challenge

Some of the top high school water polo teams in the nation gather at Sacred Heart Prep and Gunn High pools this weekend for the North vs. South Challenge.

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Saint Francis volleyball loses a heart-breaker in WCAL

St. Ignatius must bring out the best in St. Francis sophomore outside hitter Erin Curtis. She has recorded her two top kill numbers against the Wildcats, accumulating 23 of them in a four-set loss last month.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Prep football preview: What games to watch this weekend

After snapping a four-game losing streak with a 14-13 win over Terra Nova, Sacred Heart Prep heads to Menlo-Atherton for a Friday night matchup between Athertonian institutions.

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Eagles soar past Mountain View in key matchup

Seniors Emma Symon and Leigh Doyas each recorded four kills in the third set and Los Altos made a statement, winning against Mountain View in a SCVAL De Anza Division match on Tuesday.

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Girls golf: Harker handles the wind, beats Castilleja

Harker, the defending Central Coast Section champion, beat Castilleja 224-236 at Bay View Golf Club on Monday in a duel of undefeated West Bay Athletic League teams.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Weekend wrap: Steffen throws three TD passes in Mountain View victory

Jackson Steffen threw three touchdown passes and Leo Navarro rushed for 103 yards in helping Mountain View beat visiting Santa Clara 21-14 in a SCVAL De Anza Division contest Friday night.

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Prep report: SHP boys win major water polo tournament

Jake Tsotadze scored with 1:43 left to play, lifting Sacred Heart Prep to an 8-7 victory over Newport Harbor in the championship game of the S&R Elite 12 Invitational boys water polo tournament.

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Menlo football continues passing with flying colors

Cort Halsey scored three touchdowns and a two-point conversion in helping Menlo power past Hillsdale 55-21 in its homecoming game Saturday. The Knights are tied with Capuchino in the PAL Ocean Division.

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This time the final football play went in Sacred Heart Prep's favor

Sacred Heart Prep scored with just under six minutes to play and then made a defensive stand to hang onto a 14-13 PAL Bay Division football victory Saturday.

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Prep report: Menlo School wins in girls tennis and girls volleyball

Tricia Zhang and Brynn Brady each won twice Friday and Menlo School earned a pair of girls tennis victories on the first day of the Battle of the Bay, hosted by Menlo.

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Menlo-Atherton airs it out in PAL football win over HMB

Matt MacLeod threw three touchdowns and rushed for a score in helping Menlo-Atherton open PAL Bay Division play with a wild 47-46 road victory over Half Moon Bay on Friday night.

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St. Francis takes the simple approach in beating Valley Christian

Viliami Teu carried 27 times for 283 yards and three second-half touchdowns Friday as St. Francis (5-0, 3-0) defeated Valley Christian 41-27 in a West Catholic Athletic League game at Ron Calcagno Stadium on Friday.

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Los Altos slows down Gunn in 34-7 SCVAL football victory

Cole Raffery caught four passes for 103 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and Los Altos ended a three-game losing streak to Gunn with a 34-7 victory Friday night in a SCVAL Ocean Division contest.

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Friday, October 8, 2021

Prep report: Gunn boys have rebuilt water polo program

Colton Vale scored four goals and the Gunn boys water polo team beat Los Gatos 11-8 in a SCVAL De Anza Division contest Thursday. The Titans are 8-0 in league play.

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Prep report: Los Altos girls edge Palo Alto in SCVAL volleyball

Senior Emma Symon slammed home the winning point in Los Altos' marathon 25-16, 27-29, 25-15, 19-25, 21-19 girls volleyball victory at home over Palo Alto on Wednesday night.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Football preview: M-A taking it deep; important WCAL game for Lancers

Menlo-Atherton quarterback Matt MacLeod's completion percentage is a little down this season, 56% versus 70% last spring. But his yards per completion is way up: a sky-high 21.2 yards per catch.

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Prep report: Paly boys continue winning streak in SCVAL cross country

Palo Alto's top five boys cross country runners finished among the top 14 to win Tuesday's second SCVAL meet of the season, this one on the Crystal Springs cross country course. Mountain View had three runners among the top 10.

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Palo Alto boys are bouncing back in SCVAL water polo

Jack Henry scored three times and Palo Alto beat visiting Los Altos 10-6 in a SCVAL De Anza Division boys water polo match Tuesday that underscored how fickle high school sports have become.

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