Wildcatz boys’ basketball team wins first game of Watsonville tournament
Oswaldo Hernandez scored 12 points and Brody Legions added eight points as the Watsonville High boys’ basketball team beat Pacific Point Christian 54-28 in the first round of the Watsonville tournament on Wednesday.
The Wildcatz ousted the Lions 25-2 in the first quarter and never looked back.
Karlos Corpus, Marcos Magana and Tajin Olivas each scored six points for the Wildcatz.
Watsonville (2-4) faces Marina (0-2) in the Watsonville tournament Friday at 3:30 p.m.
The King’s Academy 49, Pacific Collegiate 31: Malachie Douyon scored 20 points, but the Pumas lost in the first round of the Watsonville Tournament on Wednesday.
Junior Jon Taylor scored 21 points to lead the Knights (2-4).
The Pumas trailed 25-22 at halftime, but were limited to nine points in the second half.
“We played like a tired team,” said Pumas coach Duane Garner. “Lots of open shots, I just couldn’t score.”
The Pumas (4-2) face San Lorenzo Valley in the Watsonville tournament Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Oakwood 62, Saint-Francois 39: Freshman Nash Horton scored 13 points, but the Sharks lost in the first round of the Watsonville tournament on Wednesday.
Dez Litel and Miles Guardino each added six points for the Sharks (1-2). Diego Ramirez scored five points and Christian Magana added four.
St. Francis faces Alisal (4-0) at Watsonville High Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Au Capucino 52, Santa Cruz 45: Senior Hailey Hoff scored six 3-pointers and finished with 30 points as the Mustangs knocked out the defending Central Coast Division III champions Cardinals on Wednesday.
The Cardinals (1-5) host Pacific Grove (4-0) on December 22 at 7:30 p.m.
SLV 49, in North Monterey County 37: Second-year guard Hannah Morley had 13 points and eight interceptions to lead the Cougars to a non-championship victory on Wednesday.
SLV (4-2) overcame a 20-12 deficit at halftime and outscored the Condors 24-8 in the third quarter.
Junior guard Lucy Lilienthal-Wynn scored 10 points while junior guard Amelia Sizemore also scored eight points for the Cougars.
SLV welcomes Pacific Point Christian Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Saint-François 46, Pacific Point Christian 18: Aaliysah Gomez scored nine points and Taylor Fischer added eight in the Sharks’ non-championship win on Wednesday.
Emily Raich and Nevaeh Litel each added seven points for the Sharks.
St. Francis plays at the Harbor Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Coaches are encouraged to report scores and highlights to [email protected] after matches. Please include your name and contact number in the email.