Eagles fall to 4th place


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Ryan Buchner notched Los Altos’ lone hit in Friday’s loss.

A pitchers’ duel between Los Altos High ace Alex Reelfs and Los Gatos’ undefeated Ryan Wilcox came down to the last two innings of Friday’s baseball game. Tied at 1 after the fifth, the Wildcats pulled ahead in the sixth on the way to a 5-2 win over the host Eagles.

“I think the result stinks,” said Los Altos head coach Gabriel Stewart, whose team lost both games against Los Gatos last week and dropped into fourth place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division at 4-4. “It was a good baseball game. We just ended up on the wrong end of it.”

Despite recent skid, MV coach expects lacrosse team to be in league playoffs

A season that began so well for the Mountain View High boys lacrosse team has hit a snag – the Spartans have dropped three games in a row after a 5-0 start – but new coach Bill Kurz isn’t panicking.

“We’re still in the playoffs,” he said of the Spartans, who sit in third place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division. “The top four go.”

Egan 8th-grader heads to Spain for soccer tour


Courtesy of Philip Denkabe
Egan’s Mwinso Denkabe earned a spot on a soccer team touring Spain this week.

Although it took nearly three months to find out if he made US Club Soccer’s id² National Selection Team, Mwinso Denkabe said it was well worth the wait. The payoff, after all, is a trip to Spain this week.

“I was really excited,” Mwinso said of receiving his invitation to join the team for the two-week tour. “I was jumping around and screaming.”

Los Altos is on track to vie for league title

The Los Altos High track and field team is off and running – and chasing championships.

Max Molchanov
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Max Molchanov of Los Altos High competes in the triple jump March 29.

The boys and girls both beat Los Gatos last week, improving to 3-1 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division.


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