The season ended for both of the Peninsula Athletic League teams in the Central Coast Section tournament, but top-seeded Menlo advanced to Friday’s quarterfinal match.
Carlmont, which beat Los Gatos 5-2 in the first round, suffered a 6-1 loss to No. 2 seed Saratoga (13-5). The Scots’ lone win was a big one, however, as No. 1 singles player Cori Sidell posted a 6-0, 6-2 win.
It’s a big result for Sidell, who will be the No. 3 seed in the CCS individual tournament in a couple weeks.
The loss dropped Carlmont 18-2 to end the season.
Hillsdale, which finished as co-champs with Carlmont for the PAL Bay Division crown, was eliminated by Menlo School, 5-2.
Hillsdale ends the season 17-3, while Menlo improves to 22-1. It will host No. 8 Mitty in the quarterfinals 2 p.m. Friday.
Girls’ water polo
Top-ranked Sacred Heart Prep now know who it will play in Saturday’s quarterfinal match. The Gators (19-&0 will take on No. 8 Santa Catalina (15-5), which beat No. 9 Willow Glen 11-8 Tuesday evening.
Carlmont, the No. 9 seed in the Central Coast Section Division I tournament, rallied from a 3-1 halftime lead to knock off No. 8 Los Altos, 7-6 in double overtime.
The Scots trailed 5-3 in the fourth quarter, but got a goal with less than 10 seconds left to force overtime. Carlmont scored twice in the first extra period and then held off the Eagles in the second overtime.
Carlmont (13-8) advances to the quarterfinals where it will face top-seeded St. Francis (23-2) Saturday at a time and place to be determined.
In the Division II tournament, No. 12 Burlingame saw its season come to an end with a 12-5 loss to No. 5 Soquel. The Panthers finish their season with a record of 9-16.
Boys’ water polo
Serra, the No. 6 seed, cruised into the quarterfinals of the Division I tournament with a 15-6 win over No. 11 Carlmont Tuesday evening at Palo Alto High.
Joe Kmak paced the Padres with six goals, with Tyler Breen adding five more.
The win improves Serra to 12-13 overall this season and the Padres will face No. 3 Menlo-Atherton Saturday at a time and place to be determined.
Carlmont finished the season with a mark of 8-16.
In Division II action, 12th-seeded Hillsdale, making its first-ever CCS appearance, had a short stay as the Knights were eliminated by CCS power and No. 5 seed Soquel, 18-6 Tuesday night in Palo Alto.
Eighth-seeded Notre Dame-Belmont cruised an easy win over No. 9 King City in a CCS Division IV opening-round match Wednesday night.
The Tigers (19-12) routed King City 25-16, 25-16, 25-21 to advance to the second round where they’ll take on No. 1 Menlo School (26-5) at a time to be determined Saturday at Menlo.
In Division II action, No. 12 Aragon saw its season come to an end with a straight-set loss to No. 5 Westmont, 25-13, 25-13, 25-18. The Dons finish the season with a record of 22-15.
In a Division III match, No. 9 Terra Nova pulled out a four-set win over No. 8 Notre Dame-San Jose, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18, 25-19. The Tigers (21-2) advance to take on top-seeded Valley Christian (28-7) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Valley Christian in San Jose.
In other volleyball news, No. 3 Burlingame (19-11), which was to play No. 6 Saratoga at Capuchino High, is now being played at Mills, beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday. In Division I, top-seeded Menlo-Atherton (20-9) had its game quarterfinal game Saturday changed from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m.