With five runners in the top six places the King City varsity boys cross country team easily won their division at Saturday’s Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational hosted by North Monterey High School in Castroville. King City scored 17 points to easily defeat second place San Benito with 66 points. Soledad High placed fifth in the division.
With momentum on their side, the Greenfield Bruins went for a win instead of a tie, but a pass for two points in the end zone fell incomplete, resulting in a 22-21 Santa Lucia Divisional loss against Robert Louis Stevenson in Pebble Beach.
Greenfield Lady Bruins volleyball team lost at home in four games Sept. 25 to the Pumas of Pacific Collegiate of Santa Cruz in Santa Lucia Divisional play. The Pumas beat Greenfield 23-25, 25-23, 12-25 and 9-25.
Cross country dual meets have been eliminated this season as the newly formed Pacific Coast Athletic League has opted to run Center Meets with the new divisions competed in various venues.
After scoring just 14 points in four games, the Greenfield football team erupted for six touchdowns to down the visiting Harbor Pirates 42-7 in the Bruins Santa Lucia Division opener.
The competition was tough for local high school cross country runners at the 23rd Annual North Monterey County Earlybird Invitational Cross Country Meet at Toro Park on Saturday.
Turnovers and the inability to capitalize on an opponent’s turnovers cost the Greenfield High football in its 29-7 non-league loss to the North Monterey County Condors last Friday in Castroville.
Two big plays in the first half sparked the King City Mustang football team to a 34-0 victory over the host Greenfield Bruins on Friday night in Greenfield. The game was the season opener for King City, while the Bruins lost their second straight non-league game.
The visiting Pacific Grove Breaker football team blanked the host Greenfield High Bruins, 23-0, on Friday to spoil the home coaching debut of Greenfield varsity head coach Adam Barsenas.
In the final tune-up before the start of non-league play, South County high school football teams took the field last Friday at the South County Jamboree, hosted by Soledad High School at the Gene Martin Stadium.