The Gryphons are still flying fly. And it’s due to a couple of their leaders.
Natasha Thornton-Clark and Megan Duncanson of Crystal Springs Uplands School girls’ soccer, helped their team to a 2-1 win over Harker, sending the Eagles to their first loss in West Bay Athletic League’s Skyline Division play. Both Thornton-Clark and Duncanson had a goal and an assist in the victory, which kept the Gryphons in the running for the division crown.
Also in the girls’ soccer world, Alexis Prieto and Kelsey Andews of Burlingame have the Panthers thinking division title. Andrews saved the day for the Panthers, scoring the tying goal in a 1-1 tie against Hillsdale. Prieto had a big day in a 4-2 win over Aragon, scoring twice and assisting on a third as the Panthers joined Woodside atop the Bay Division table.
Spreaking of Woodside, Isabella Bascara and Jillienne Aguilera — a freshman and sophomore respectively — they both had three goals in a pair of wins last week. Both tallied twice in a 6-0 win over Aragon and each found the mark again in a 4-1 win over Carlmont, which boosted the Wildcats back to the top of the PAL Bay Division standings.
Elsewhere in the Honor Roll, James McLean of Sacred Heart Prep basketball came up big in a pair of games last week. He scored 19 in a 60-58 loss to Pinewood and came back with a 16-point effort in a 55-51 overtime win over Menlo School Friday night.
Paolo Maramba of San Mateo basketball scored 19 points, hitting five 3-pointers in the process, in a 56-42 loss to Menlo-Atherton.
Aubrie Businger is just a freshman but is making major contributions to the first-place Vikings’ squad. In a 47-46 loss to Carlmont – the first in league play for Mills – Businger scored 10 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out three assists. In a 43-40 win over Burlingame, Businger came up one point short of a second straight double-double, finishing with nine points and 10 boards.
Frankie Ferrari, the USF-bound point guard from Burlingame helped lead the Panthers to a pair of wins last week. He scored 25 of his game-high 29 points in the first half of a 76-55 win over Hillsdale and came back with a 15-point performance in a 46-42 win over Mills, which clinched the Peninsula Athletic League South Division title for Burlingame.
And finally, Kara Ronberg of Hillsdale basketball scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in a 43-39 loss to Capuchino.