NorCal girls team makes Jr. Olympics
The NorCal Aquatics 18-and-under girls water polo team earned a berth in next month’s Junior Olympics by finishing 11th at a qualifying tournament held June 17-19 in Moraga. Los Altos High girls varsity coach Katie Buzzetta directs the team, which trains at the school. Players are from Los Altos, St. Francis and Palo Alto highs. The Junior Olympics are scheduled July 28-31 in and around San Jose and at Stanford.
Service for Stearns set for next month
A memorial service for Steve Stearns, who served as assistant commissioner of the Central Coast Section for 19 years, is scheduled 11:30 a.m. July 29 at Bayside Church in Roseville. Stearns died June 9 at the age of 69. Even after retiring from the CCS in 2007, he remained involved with high school sports as a football referee and softball umpire.