Bettencourt excels in College World Series
UC Santa Barbara’s Trevor Bettencourt, a St. Francis High graduate, pitched his best game of the season in a 3-0 loss to Arizona June 22 at the College World Series. The junior, who entered the game in the fifth inning, retired the first 13 batters he faced, matched his career high with seven strikeouts and allowed just one hit. The Gauchos, eliminated from the series with the loss, finished 1-2 in Omaha. It was the first time Santa Barbara has qualified for the series.
Drop-in basketball tips off in Los Altos
The Los Altos Recreation & Community Services’ Summer 2016 Adult Drop-In Basketball has tipped off, with games scheduled to run 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24 in the Egan Junior High School gym. Participants must be at least 18 years old. The cost is $3 at the door. For more information, visit losaltosca.gov/recreation/page/adult-basketball-league.