Pablo Villasenor of the Gonzales High School football team was honored by being selected as the Lineman of the Week by the San Francisco 49ers.
Playing in front of a supportive Homecoming crowd, the Gonzales High football team erupted for 19 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Pajaro Valley Grizzlies, 40-20, on Friday night at Dick Force Stadium.
The Gonzales High tennis team is 2-1 in league after a road loss to Christopher High in Gilroy and a home win against the Gilroy High Mustangs. Gonzales lost 5-2 to Christopher and beat Gilroy High by a 7-0 last Thursday on the Spartan tennis courts.
King City and Gonzales high schools cross country teams stayed busy last weekend with invitational meets at Stanford (Palo Alto) and at Westmoor (Daly City).
Gonzales High varsity volleyball is 1-4 in the Santa Lucia League after a three-game road loss to the Gilroy High Mustangs and a three-game loss to the Anzar Hawks at home last Thursday.
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.
The Gonzales High varsity volleyball team won their first game in the Pacific Coast Athletic Leagues Cypress Division, beating the visiting North Monterey County Condors, 25-17, 17-25, 25-14 and 25-10.
Wanting to make a statement after an undefeated preseason, the Gonzales High football team did just that, crushing the visiting Soquel Knights 54-7 on Friday night at Dick Force Stadium.
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.
Divisional play began last week for the Gonzales High girls volleyball team in the Cypress Division.