Bruins Girls Volleyball opens League With Win, Falls Three Times in Cupertino Tournament
The Bruins (2-6, 1-0) opened league play with a 3-0 win over Milpitas on Sept. 24.
The Bruins were then defeated 2-0 in bouts against Cupertino, Pinewood and Santa Teresa on Sept. 28 in the Cupertino Tournament. The Bruins host Saratoga on Oct. 3.
Chargers Girls Volleyball Lose League Opener, Go 2-2 in Cupertino Tournament
The Chargers (7-10-2, 0-2) recorded a pair of wins over Prospect and Piedmont Hills on Sept. 19 and 20, but recorded four straight losses to Saratoga, Lynbrook, Branham and St. Ignatius before picking up a pair of wins over Piedmont Hills and Independence at the Cupertino Classic.
Lions Teams Continue Strong Season
The Mitey Cats fought the Southern Marin Broncos, coming out on top 30-24. From a 60-yard kickoff return to all of the Mitey Cats’ touchdowns, it was Luther Glenn, led by an offensive line opening up huge holes. Duece Meszaros and Julian Garcia anchored the defense while Ozzy Cadena had some great kicks.
The Thundercats defeated the Southern Marin Broncos 30-8. The play of the day was a breakaway run by Adam Arenas, who lost the ball as he was getting tackled – but the ball hit the ground and bounced perfectly into the hands of Bryson Bradley. Bradley took the ball another 25 yards to the end zone.
The Panthers claimed a 36-8 win, despite falling behind early when the Broncos scored on their first play – a 57-yard TD run. The Panthers’ offense, led by Alex Adame, rushed for over 350 yards and five TDs. The LB core of J.J. Alegria, Onyx Smith and Raymond Orozco led the defense. Paul Rosa recorded an INT late in the game.
The Wildcats scored a 33-0 triumph, behind the consistent performance of Erik Ketton and Gabriel Herrera. Floyd Gordon and Julio Arenas both had breakout days, rushing with ease. Kylan Harris had a monstrous day at defensive tackle. Brandon Graves and Jonrea Guanzon-Domingo teamed up on two touchdowns.
The Lions claimed a 35-8 win with Angel Cervantes setting the pace early in the first quarter with a 47-yard run. Richard Herrera and Nate Kelley showed poise and desire, leading the way.
Santa Clara University Men’s Soccer Loses
SCU lost to Cal 1-0 on Sept. 27. Santa Clara plays at University of San Diego at 7 p.m. in a game that WCC Digital Network will broadcast.
Santa Clara University Women’s Soccer Wins Twice
The Broncos beat Kansas 3-2 on Sept. 27 and Cal Poly 4-0 on Sept. 29. Two goals by junior Sofia Huerta (5th and 54th minute) and one by senior Julie Johnston (30th) gave Santa Clara the win over Kansas. Senior Allie Vernon (17th), freshman Brittany Ambrose (41st), senior Morgan Marlborough (59th) and freshman Jordan Jesolva (70th) scored in the win over Cal Poly. SCU hosts University of San Diego on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.
Santa Clara University Women’s Volleyball Loses
SCU lost 3-2 (25-20, 25-17, 25-27, 26-28, 8-15) to University of San Francisco on Sept. 26. Junior Taylor Milton led the Broncos with 16 kills. Senior Haley Cameron and freshmen Nikkie Hessand Sabrina Clayton each had 11 kills and senior Alyssa Anderson scored 48 assists, five kills, five service aces and 17 digs. Santa Clara hosts University of Portland on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m.
Santa Clara University Men’s Water Polo Wins Twice at Sunbird Round-Robin, Once at Redlands
SCU beat Fresno Pacific 13-9 and Occidental 12-6 at the Sunbird Round-Robin on Sept. 28. The Broncos then beat Redlands 13-6 on Sept. 29. Santa Clara plays at Stanford on Oct. 5.
Santa Clara University Men’s Golf Finishes Eighth
SCU shot an 893 (300-294-299 (+29)) for an eighth place finish at the Saint Mary’s Invitational Sep. 23-24. Sophomore Carlos Briones was the highest-finishing Bronco, shooting a 220 (76-71-73 (+4)).
Santa Clara University Women’s Golf Finishes Fourth
SCU finished behind Washington State, Gonzaga, and Idaho at the Cougar Cup on Sept. 23-24. Santa Clara shot a 920 (312-296-212 = 920 (+56)). Freshman Annie Freman was the top-finishing Bronco, placing ninth and shooting a 226 (72-78-76 (+10)).
Santa Clara University Cross Country Participates in Stanford Invitational
The men finished seventh and the women eighth at the 40th Annual Stanford Invitational on Sept. 28. Senior Ben Demaree placed 14th (25:52) and was the top finisher for the men while junior Mary Kriege placed 17th (22:18) and was the first female Bronco to cross the line.