sports roundup

TUESDAY

Softball

Aragon 9, Half Moon Bay 3

The Dons stayed in the hunt for a Bay Division title with the win over the Cougars.

Both Aragon and San Mateo remain a game behind first place Carlmont with one game left in the regular season. Both San Mateo and Carlmont won Tuesday.

Aragon (10-3 PAL Bay, 18-5 overall) scored two runs in the top of the first and took control with three more in the third for a 5-1 advantage. The Dons then scored two more in the fifth and one in the seventh.

Aragon will have a chance to grab a share of the Bay Division title when the Dons host Carlmont at 4 p.m. Thursday.

San Mateo 6, Capuchino 1

A four-run second gave the Bearcats control as they went on to beat the Mustangs.

Guiliana Selvitella went 3 for 4 with two RBIs to lead San Mateo (10-3 PAL Bay, 15-4 overall). Jada Walker added three hits and an RBI as well for the Bearcats. Bethany Shih and Kylie Galea each had two hits apiece.

Gabriella Gonzalez drove in the lone run for Capuchino (2-11, 8-17).

Carlmont 9, Burlingame 0

The Scots ensured themselves at least a share of the Bay Division title with the shutout win over the Panthers.

Leading 4-0 after four, Carlmont (11-2 PAL Bay, 15-9 overall) all but ended the game with a four-run fifth.

Burlingame falls to 5-8 in Bay Division play and 11-9 overall.

Mercy-Burlingame 11, Harker 5

The Crusaders captured the WBAL championship with the win over the Eagles, their first since 2009.

Ryan Galea paced the offense for Mercy (13-1 WBAL, 15-9 overall), going 4 for 4 with a triple, two doubles, a single, three runs scored and an RBI. Ariana Montiel had three hits and scored three times for the Crusaders as well.

Notre Dame-Belmont 19, Notre Dame-SJ 5

Leading 9-3 after five innings, the Tigers scored 10 runs in the top of the sixth to post the mercy-rule win over the Regents.

Isabella Parks, Ashleigh Dean, Megan Sarhatt, Sophia Dinelli and Emma Nolte all drove in three runs for NDB (10-3 WBAL, 12-8 overall) as the Tigers pounded out 22 hits.

Baseball

Aragon 9, Mills 3

The Dons used a four-run fourth to take control of the game against the Vikings, clinching at least a share of the PAL Ocean Division crown in the process.

Adam Bever threw a complete game for Aragon (10-3 PAL Ocean, 18-5 overall), giving up two earned runs while striking out four.

Conor Hourigan and Drake Kenneally paced the offense with two RBIs apiece.

El Camino 11, San Mateo 6

The Bearcats scored six runs in the top of the first, but the Colts snatched the win with seven runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Jackson Chew led the offense for San Mateo (5-8 PAL Ocean, 11-15 overall) going 4 for 4 with an RBI. He was one of six Bearcats to drive in a run. Sean Tanap added three hits, while Elijah Shih, Jack Warren, Jorge Chavarin and Kilmer Sanchez Beltran had two hits apiece.

El Camino improves to 6-7 in Ocean play and 10-11 overall.

Half Moon Bay 6, Sequoia 4

The Cougars kept themselves in the hunt for a piece of the Ocean Division title, while the Ravens’ were eliminated from playoff contention.

Jack Mettam, Jared Mettam and David Fisher all drove in a run for HMB (9-4 PAL Ocean, 19-7 overall), which rallied from a 4-3 deficit with three runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Sequoia falls to 7-6 in Ocean play and 10-14 overall.

Girls’ lacrosse

Menlo-Atherton 16, St. Francis 3

The Bears advanced to the semifinals of the WBAL tournament with the lopsided win over the Lancers.

Theresa McGannon led the offense for M-A (9-4 WBAL, 11-6 overall) scoring five times. Hannah Shaw added four goals, while Audrey Koren, Lottie Plewman and Sally Norman scored two goals apiece.

MONDAY

Boys’ tennis

Menlo School 5, Gunn 2

The Knights advanced to the semifinals of the CCS team tournament with the win over the Titans.

Menlo’s Volgin brothers, Andrei Volgin and younger brother Alex Volgin, combined to lose only one game. Andrei Volgin won in straight sets at love at No. 1 singles, while Alex Volgin won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles. Mick Tamas lost only one game in each set of a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles.

Top-seeded Menlo (20-2) will take on No. 4 St. Ignatius at 1:30 p.m. at Bay Club Courtside in Los Gatos Wednesday.

Menlo-Atherton, the No. 6 seed, also advanced to the semifinals after beating No. 3 Monta Vista 4-3. The Bears will face No. 2 Bellarmine at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Los Gatos Swim & Racquet Club.

Baseball

Burlingame 11, Sequoia 4

The Panthers scored three runs in each of the first two innings and added four more in the fourth to beat the Ravens in a non-league game.

Taylor Clark led the way for Burlingame, driving in three runs while going 3 for 4, with a double, at the plate. Jacob Cilia added an RBI and scored two runs while going 3 for 5, while Thomas McClure was 2 for 2 with a double and a run driven in.

Sequoia was led by Kai Holm, who went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. Nolan Doyle was 2 for 2 for the Ravens.

Boys’ lacrosse

Menlo School 12, St. Francis 2

The Knights cruised to the WCAL playoff win over the Lancers.

Ryan Young scored four times to lead Menlo (10-6). Finn Leschly and Henry Wenikoff each netted a hat trick for the Knights.

Menlo, the No. 4 seed, will travel to San Francisco to take on top-seeded St. Ignatius at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sacred Heart Prep 20, Sacred Heart Cathedral 7

The Gators led the Irish 15-2 at halftime as they moved into the semifinals of the WCAL tournament.

Tommy Barnds led the attack for SHP, finishing with six goals and four assists. Patrick Hagerty, Wilson Weisel and Max Sloat each scored hat tricks for the Gators.

The second-seeded Gators will take host No. 3 Bellarmine at 3:30 p.m. today.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for reading the Daily Journal.

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.