The Greenfield High varsity boys cross country team placed third in their division at the Chieftain-Spirit Classic Invitational on Saturday at Toro Regional Park in Salinas. The meet featured over 700 runners competed in three divisions for the boys and girls.
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.
Needing a win to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Soledad Aztec football team was up to the challenge this past week.
The 4-1 Righetti High School Warriors scored six touchdowns to drop the host Soledad Aztec football to 0-4 in non-league games.
Gonzales High School and Hartnell College graduate Norma Verduzco will be attending Cal State Monterey Bay to continue her studies and pursue a spot on the Otter women’s soccer team.
Local girls and boys soccer teams began the second week of non-league play last week in preparation for league play that will start in January.
Soledad High volleyball program honored its senior players last Monday with a Senior Night Presentation.
For the third straight year the Greenfield boys are cross country champions of the Mission Trail Athletic League. The Bruins had five runners earn All-MTAL medals after out running the rest of the field. Greenfield finished first, followed by Pacific Grove and King City.
Longtime Soledad junior varsity head football coach Eric Rodriguez was named the Aztec varsity football head coach last week.
The King City boys won 10 events and the girls team won eight events in victories over South County opponents at Thursday’s Daines-Stireman Track and Field Meet at War Memorial Stadium.