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Local water polo club offers summer sessions

Los Altos-based NorCal Aquatics has openings in its Youth Summer Water Polo Program, open to boys and girls ages 6-14. Executive Director Seth Tasman said the program is structured to help build character and self-esteem, and instill a strong work ethic. Sessions are scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays April 30 through May 31, and weekdays June 4 through July 20 at Los Altos High. Cost is $725; scholarships are available. To register, visit norcal-aquatics.com/registration. For more information, email Tasman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAHS Color Run scheduled April 28

The fourth annual Los Altos High School Color Run, a fundraiser for the athletics program, is slated April 28 on campus. A color run features checkpoints along the route at which the participants are sprinkled with colored powder. Three events are scheduled: the Community 5K Fun Run (featuring music and prizes; families and strollers welcome) at 5 p.m., the Quad Festival (food and children’s games) at 6 p.m. and the High School 5K Costume Run (music and prizes; high school students only) at 7 p.m. Registration fees are $30 for adults, $20 for high school students, $10 for children ages 6-13 and free for ages 5 and under. To register and for more information, visit raceroster.com/events/2018/14712/los-altos-high-school-color-run.

Scores of locals land on all-league teams


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Mountain View High’s Laura Carceroni is the SCVAL De Anza Division’s Offensive Player of the Year for girls soccer.

All-league honors were recently awarded to varsity high school athletes participating in winter sports. Athletes from Los Altos, Mountain View, St. Francis and Pinewood high schools who earned the accolades are listed below.

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Spiders’ season starts Saturday at Foothill

The San Jose Spiders are scheduled to open their American Ultimate Disc League season 7 p.m. Saturday on their home field at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills. The Spiders are set to host the San Francisco Flame Throwers. Both squads play in the West Division of the AUDL, a semipro ultimate Frisbee league comprising 23 teams from throughout North America. Foothill has been home to the Spiders since 2014. Tickets are $7-$10; parking is $3. For tickets and more information, visit sjspiders.com.

LAHS Color Run set for April 28

The fourth annual Los Altos High School Color Run, a fundraiser for the athletics program, is slated April 28 on the campus. A color run features checkpoints along the route at which the participants are sprinkled with colored powder. Three events are scheduled: the Community 5K Fun Run (featuring music and prizes; families and strollers welcome) at 5 p.m., the Quad Festival (food and children’s games) at 6 p.m. and the High School 5K Costume Run (music and prizes; high school students only) at 7 p.m. Registration fees are $30 for adults, $20 for high school students, $10 for children 6-13 and free for ages 5 and under. To register and for more information, visit raceroster.com/events/2018/14712/los-altos-high-school-color-run.

Mtn. View, Los Altos boys lacrosse teams pick up wins


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Los Altos High’s Connor Quinn, shown playing against Sequoia, scored five goals in last week’s lacrosse win over Saratoga.

Sam Kramer’s breakaway goal lifted the Mountain View High boys lacrosse team to a 9-8 overtime win over Los Gatos last week. It marked the Spartans’ first victory over the Wildcats in four years.

Kramer and Jake Roberts each scored three goals to lead host Mountain View April 3. Colin Murray added two goals, including one in the fourth quarter to force OT.


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