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.
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.
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.