Notre Dame-Belmont 2, Menlo School 0
The Tigers scored goals in each half as they stayed unbeaten on the season with a win over the defending Central Coast Section Division II champion Knights in the West Bay Athletic League Foothill Division opener.
Sophia Viviani and Luca Deza each scored for Notre Dame (1-0, WBAL Foothill, 10-0-1 overall).
Menlo falls to 0-1 in league and 3-3-1 overall.
Woodside Priory 2, Mercy-Burlingame 1
Emily Naughton scored to tie the game for Mercy, but the Panthers managed to find the game winner in a driving storm in a West Bay Athletic League Skyline Division game.
The loss dropped Mercy-Burlingame to 1-1 in Skyline Division play and 6-4 overall. Woodside Priory improved to 1-0 in league play and 4-1 overall.
Crystal Springs 1, Notre Dame-San Jose 0
The Gryphons opened WBAL Foothill Division play with a tough victory over the Regents.
After a scoreless first half, Megan Duncanson scored the game’s only goal for Crystal Springs (1-0 WBAL Foothill, 7-1-1 overall) in the 63rd minute, splitting a pair of defenders and slotting a shot to the left of the Notre Dame goalkeeper.
Notre Dame-SJ fell to 0-1 in league play and is now 1-7-1 overall.
Woodside Priory 71, Menlo School 63
The Knights led 39-33 at halftime, but could not hold on as the Panthers outscored them 20-10 in the fourth quarter to beat Menlo in the WBAL Foothill Division opener.
Sam Erisman led all scorers with 28 points for Menlo (0-1 WBAL Foothill, 9-5 overall), hitting five 3-pointers along the way.
Erisman was offset, however, by 25 points from Priory’s Tatiana Reese. Reese nailed four 3s. She was one of four players to finish in double figures for Woodside Priory (1-0, 9-4). Ila Lane added 16 for the Panthers, Lala Niu finished with 13 and Gabby Ruiz chipped in with 10 points.
De’Jeane Stine added 13 for Menlo.
Sacred Heart Prep 49,
Notre Dame-Belmont 37
Charlotte Levison scored 15 and Grace Battles added 13 to lead SHP (1-0 WBAL, 9-3 overall) to the WBAL Foothill Division win over the Tigers.
Notre Dame (0-1, 2-7) was led by Cam McNab, who finished with 15 points. Emilia Daugherty chipped in with 10 for the Tigers.
Oceana 60, Terra Nova 48
The Sharks opened PAL North Division play with a win over the Tigers.
Ariana Margate led Oceana (1-0 PAL North, 10-1 overall) with a team-high 19 points. Sara Langi added 15 in the win.
Terra Nova (0-1, 4-9) was led by Venus Pascua, who scored a game-high 21 points. Numi Saini added 14 for the Tigers.
Woodside Priory 61, Sacred Heart Prep 55
The Gators trailed 33-23 at halftime and could never quite recover as they fell to the Panthers in a WBAL game.
Eric DeBrine led the way for SHP (2-1 WBAL, 4-7 overall), finishing with 22 points. Kyle Stalder added 15 for the Gators.
Woodside Priory (2-1, 10-3) was led by Lucas Harris, who finished with 14 points. Emmanuel Ajanaku-Makun added 13 for the Panthers.
Menlo School 45, King’s Academy 35
Menlo allowed just 12 second-half points, and 18 points over the final three quarters, in beating King’s Academy in a WBAL meeting, giving Menlo an early lead in the WBAL standings.
Menlo (3-0 WBAL, 6-4 overall) got a big defensive game from Riley Woodson, who grabbed 19 rebounds and blocked five shots to go along with 10 points. Thomas Brown scored a team-high 12 points for Menlo.
King’s Academy falls to 2-1 in league play and 9-4 overall.