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Eagles soar into semis


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Los Altos High’s Alex Reelfs earned the win in Saturday’s CCS Division I quarterfinal game against rival Mountain View.

With Saturday’s Central Coast Section Division I baseball quarterfinal game tied at 2 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Los Altos High made a pitching change that may have sealed rival Mountain View’s fate.

Coach Gabe Stewart replaced starter Max Higareda with ace Alex Reelfs, who kept the second-seeded Spartans in check the rest of the way in a game the No. 7 Eagles won 4-2 at Fremont High.

LA freshman makes CCS finals


Andrew Zaeske/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Anna Zaeske has qualified for the CCS finals in the 400-meter dash.

If it weren’t for the Junior Olympics, Anna Zaeske might not be preparing to compete in Friday’s Central Coast Section track and field finals.

“That’s where I started to figure out that I liked to run,” she said.

St. Francis boys rally from first-set loss to claim CCS volleyball crown


Stacy Reitmeir/Special to the Town Crier
The St. Francis High boys volleyball team beat Bellar-mine to win the Central Coast Section Division I title.

Shrugging off a first-set loss, the top-seeded St. Francis High boys volleyball team dominated No. 3 Bellarmine the rest of the way to capture the Central Coast Section Division I title last week.

“I was really proud of how well our guys responded after the close first set,” coach Jonah Carson said after the May 16 match.

Schaffer stars for SF at state swim meet


ALbert Gwo/Special to the Town Crier
St. Francis’ Brooke Schaffer made the finals in four events at the state meet.

St. Francis High’s Brooke Schaffer was pleased with her individual performances at the state swimming and diving championships – the sophomore placed among the top five in two events – but she was even more excited about how the Lancers did as a team.

The St. Francis girls scored 122 points, finishing a close second to Monta Vista (123.5) Saturday at Clovis West High in Fresno.


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