Several local teams make the grade
Nine local varsity teams have won Central Coast Section 2019 Spring Season Scholastic Championship Team Awards for earning one of the five highest collective grade-point averages among all schools competing in that sport this season. The Mountain View High boys volleyball (3.5180 GPA) and St. Francis High gymnastics (3.5379) teams ranked second in their sports; Mountain View’s boys tennis (3.6890) and gymnastics (3.072) teams took third; Mountain View’s badminton (3.6330) and boys lacrosse teams (3.2370) finished fourth; and St. Francis’ boys golf (3.3330), boys lacrosse (3.2091) and boys track and field (3.2869) teams placed fifth. The squads will receive team awards and individual certificates from the CCS, which instituted the awards in 1985.
AYSO Region 43 kicks off registration
Registration has opened for AYSO Region 43’s fall soccer season. The Los Altos-based region is for boys and girls born in 2006-2015. Students from Santa Rita, Covington, Almond, Gardner Bullis, Bullis Charter, Pinewood, St. Nicholas and Egan schools usually play in Region 43. AYSO has six philosophies: everyone plays, player development, positive coaching, good sportsmanship, balanced teams and open registration. Pay registration fees by Monday to receive a discount. To register and for more information, visit ayso43.org.