In a triumphant return from injury, Brad Bumgarner led the host Mountain View High boys soccer team to a 7-0 flogging of Fremont. The senior striker scored four goals Friday.
Bumgarner – sidelined for three weeks with an ankle injury – provided a “huge lift for the team,” coach Jim McGuirk said.
Edi Aguilar, Drew Bosset and Drew Mitchner scored the Spartans’ other goals.
“Everyone played great,” said McGuirk, whose team improved to 6-1 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division and 12-2-1 overall.
Mountain View is scheduled to visit Los Gatos (7-0-1 division) 3:30 p.m. today with first place on the line.
Host St. Francis clipped Valley Christian 2-1 Jan. 29 on goals by Alec Prusa and Mitch Cunningham. The Lancers went to 5-2-3 in the West Catholic Athletic League and 6-2-5 overall.
Los Altos earned a win and a tie last week, boosting its record to 4-1-2 in the SCVAL De Anza Division and 6-3-3 overall.
The host Eagles edged Los Gatos 1-0 Jan. 27 on a late goal by Allie Crum, assisted by Katie Winters. Two days later, Los Altos played visiting Palo Alto to a scoreless tie.
Mountain View also posted a win and a tie last week, putting its record at 3-0-4 in the De Anza Division and 7-2-5 overall.
The visiting Spartans skunked Saratoga 4-0 Jan. 27, getting two goals from Ysabel Baluyot and one each from Morgan Matthews and Erica Higa. Danna Weintraub notched three assists.
Weintraub scored host Mountain View’s lone goal in Friday’s 1-all tie against Homestead.
Pinewood fell 4-2 to Castilleja Thursday, sinking the team’s record to 2-7 in the West Bay Athletic League Foothill Division and 3-14 overall. Nicole Colonna and Olivia Biggs scored for the Panthers on assists from Etelle Stephan.
Pinewood “lacked intensity and focus,” according to coach Michael Tetzlaff, who noted that his squad had only 11 players available.
Behind a pair of second-half goals, St. Francis beat Notre Dame-Belmont 2-0 Saturday.
Annie Kingman recorded a goal and an assist for the Lancers, who improved to 6-3-1 in the West Catholic Athletic League and 11-4 overall. Peyton Cassin scored the other goal.
Overcoming a rough second quarter, Los Altos rallied to beat Los Gatos 45-37 last week to remain atop the De Anza Division standings. The visiting Eagles, outscored 16-4 in the second period, went on a 17-3 run in the third to take the lead.
Daniel Rosenbaum totaled 14 points for Los Altos; Steven Garverick and Joey Malgesini added 11 each.
The Jan. 29 win pushed the Eagles’ record to 6-0 in league and 14-5 overall.
Mountain View dropped a 45-36 De Anza Division game at Homestead Friday. The Spartans fell to 2-5 in league, 6-13 overall.
St. Francis dropped its fifth consecutive game, 69-48 at Serra Saturday, to slump to 1-8 in the WCAL and 11-8 overall.
St. Francis won a pair of WCAL games last week: 54-45 at Mitty Jan. 28 and 64-40 over visiting Notre Dame-Belmont Friday. Marisa Mondave scored 11 points in each game for the Lancers (5-3, 13-7).
Mountain View lost 59-44 at Wilcox Friday, outscored 35-18 over the second and third quarters. The Spartans fell to 2-5 in the De Anza Division, 10-8 overall.
Los Altos crushed Homestead 54-20 Thursday, improving to 3-1 in the SCVAL El Camino Division.
Brian Wong (120 pounds), Christopher Villa (126), James Sobrino (145) and Sean Lanoza (152) posted pins for the visiting Eagles.
St. Francis routed Riordan 49-18 Thursday in WCAL action. The Lancers won 10 weight classes, six via pin.