A switch to the Cypress Division of the Pacific Coast Athletic League has been positive so far for the Soledad Lady Aztecs volleyball team. With a 7-1 divisional record and 10-7 overall mark, Soledad is staying in league in non-league play.
The Soledad Aztec softball team fell to 3-6 in the Mission Trail Athletic League as they lost for the third straight time to league foes.
The Soledad Lady Aztec softball team won two of three league games to improve to 6-4 in the Mission Trail Athletic League.
The host Watsonville Wildcatz held off the Gonzales Spartan baseball team in the final two innings to defeat the visitors 10-9 in a non-league game last Thursday afternoon.
The Soledad Aztec baseball team outscored the Anzar Hawks 38-3 to win a two-game series at home and on the road. Soledad beat the Hawks 21-0 in the first game and traveled to San Juan Bautista and downed the Hawks by a 17-3 tally.
Change is coming next fall for local high school athletic teams as 33 schools that make up the tri-county area will be realigned to form new divisions as part of the Pacific Coast Athletic League (PCAL).
Adrian Lopez allowed three hits in six innings to earn the pitching victory in a 2-0 shutout win over Alisal High by the Soledad Aztec varsity baseball team on April 19 at Hartnell College in Salinas.
Adrian Lopez of Soledad was named last week to the Cal-Hi Sports All-State small school second team as a pitcher.
King City senior distance runner Roman Munoz scored 30 points in three events to lead the Mustang to a fifth straight Mission Trail Athletic League championship on Saturday at Pacific Grove High School.
The organizers of the Salinas Valley Half Marathon are launching an 11-week training program beginning May 16, designed to teach runners of all abilities and experience to reach their goals.