With two home wins last week the Gonzales boys basketball team is 3-0 and in first place in the Coastal League. The Spartans improved to 5-8 overall with the victories over Marina and Pacific Point.
Senior wrestler Robert Ochoa of Gonzales High School finished with a 5-1 record and qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships after placing third at Saturday’s Central Coast Section Championships that were held at Independence High School in San Jose.
A sixth straight championship also meant an end of an era for the King City boys track and field team. The Mustangs won the Mission Trail Athletic League in what was the last championship meet for them in the MTAL as next year King City, Gonzales, Greenfield and Soledad will be members of the Pacific Coast Athletic League.
A pair of one-run losses to Pacific Grove will have to be forgotten for bit as the Soledad Aztec baseball team is battling with two other Mission Trail Athletic League teams for the automatic Central Coast Section playoff berth.
The Greenfield High softball team split their league games as they defeated visiting York and lost to the Gonzales Spartans. The Lady Bruins beat the York Falcons 18-1 on Friday and lost 7-1 earlier in the week to Gonzales.
A pair of San Ardo Boxing Club member came home with split decisions after boxing matches in Sacramento on Saturday.
Three local high school football teams will be in action on Friday at the start of the non-league schedule and one high school will be off to observe a bye week.
Track and field athletes from King City and Gonzales High School competed Saturday in the North Salinas Invitational and Relays Meet at North Salinas High School in Salinas.
With wins over Greenfield and Trinity Christian, the Gonzales High softball is in first place in the Coastal League with a 5-1 record.
Shotokan Karate students from Soledad, San Luis Obispo and Greenfield took karate exams for the first time ever in Greenfield.