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Youthful Spartans may be rebuilding, but they're striving for CCS playoffs


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High goalie Tag Wilson has four shutouts this season.

In his 27th season, Mountain View High’s Jim McGuirk is among the most experienced boys soccer coaches in the Central Coast Section. This year’s team, however, is among the least experienced he’s coached.

“We lost 17 players from last year’s roster – 10 to graduation and seven for various other reasons,” McGuirk said. “So for the first time in a long time, I truly have a brand-new, rebuilding team.”

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Youthful Spartans may be rebuilding, but they’re striving for CCS playoffs


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High goalie Tag Wilson has four shutouts this season.

In his 27th season, Mountain View High’s Jim McGuirk is among the most experienced boys soccer coaches in the Central Coast Section. This year’s team, however, is among the least experienced he’s coached.

“We lost 17 players from last year’s roster – 10 to graduation and seven for various other reasons,” McGuirk said. “So for the first time in a long time, I truly have a brand-new, rebuilding team.”

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Mountain View still unbeaten in girls soccer

The Mountain View High girls soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to 14 games with last week’s 5-1 rout of Milpitas. The visiting Spartans improved to 6-0-1 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division and 13-0-1 overall.

Laura Carceroni, Natasha Harris, Giulia Martins, Ysa Baluyot and Karissa Hayes scored a goal each for Mountain View. Baluyot registered an assist as well.

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Mountain View still unbeaten in girls soccer

The Mountain View High girls soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to 14 games with last week’s 5-1 rout of Milpitas. The visiting Spartans improved to 6-0-1 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division and 13-0-1 overall.

Laura Carceroni, Natasha Harris, Giulia Martins, Ysa Baluyot and Karissa Hayes scored a goal each for Mountain View. Baluyot registered an assist as well.

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Sports on the Side

MV hosts hoops camp

Spartans Sports Camp’s Winter Break Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 15-19 at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. Mountain View coaches and alumni direct the camp, open to boys and girls in grades 3-8. They will emphasize shooting, ball-handling and defense. Cost is $215, which includes a water bottle, T-shirt and backpack. Scholarships are available. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit SpartansSportsCamp.com.

CIF invites applicants

The deadline to apply for the California Interscholastic Federation Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award is Feb. 10. The program honors 22 high school student-athletes for excellence in athletics, academics and character. One male and one female statewide winner will each receive $5,000 as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the legislature. Additionally, two winners (one male and one female) from each of the 10 CIF Sections will receive $2,000 each. To apply and for more information, visit cifstate.org.

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Sports on the Side

MV hosts hoops camp

Spartans Sports Camp’s Winter Break Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 15-19 at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. Mountain View coaches and alumni direct the camp, open to boys and girls in grades 3-8. They will emphasize shooting, ball-handling and defense. Cost is $215, which includes a water bottle, T-shirt and backpack. Scholarships are available. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit SpartansSportsCamp.com.

CIF invites applicants

The deadline to apply for the California Interscholastic Federation Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award is Feb. 10. The program honors 22 high school student-athletes for excellence in athletics, academics and character. One male and one female statewide winner will each receive $5,000 as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the legislature. Additionally, two winners (one male and one female) from each of the 10 CIF Sections will receive $2,000 each. To apply and for more information, visit cifstate.org.

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