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NCS baseball, softball championship scores

Baseball
NCS championships
Div. 1: No. 1 De La Salle 7, No. 14 Castro Valley 3
Div. 2: No. 7 Livermore 4, No. 9 Northgate 2
Div. 3: No. 1 Acalanes 4, No. 3 Analy 1
Div. 4: No. 1 Arcata 6, No. 3 Justin-Siena 1
Div. 5: No. 1 St. Joseph Notre Dame 10, No. 10 College Prep 1
Div. 6: No. 2 Ferndale 9, No. 1 St. Bernard’s 5
Softball
NCS championships
Div. 1: No. 5 Freedom 1, No. 2 Foothill 0 (8 inn.)
Div. 2: No. 1 Alhambra 12, No. 2 Newark Memorial 6
Div. 3: No. 2 Bishop O’Dowd 8, No. 4 San Marin 0
Div. 4: No. 1 Marin Catholic 3, St. Patrick-St. Vincent 0
Div. 5: No. 2 St. Joseph Notre Dame 1, No. 1 Cloverdale 0 (10 inn.)

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Heat causes state to push back start of championships

The California Interscholastic Federation announced today that it is revising its schedule for the high school state track and field championships “due to the projected high temperatures in the central valley.”

According to weather.com, the projected high temperatures for Clovis, the site of the championships, on Friday and Saturday this week is 106-degrees on Friday and 108-degrees on Saturday. The state championship trials will be held Friday and the finals Saturday at Buchanan High School.

The revised schedule has track events starting at 6:15 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Field events will start at 5 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday, except for the discus.

The last heat of the last event in Friday’s trials is scheduled to start at 11:05 a.m.; the last event on Saturday is scheduled to start at 10:50.

Here is a link to information about the meet:

http://bit.ly/1P7DZqp

Here is the revised time schedule of the meet:

http://bit.ly/1RP45y1

 

 

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NCS baseball playoffs: Saturday’s scores, semifinal schedule

NCS playoffs
DIVISION 1
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 De La Salle 7, No. 8 California 0
No. 2 Heritage 9, No. 7 Clayton Vly Charter 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 4 College Park 8, No. 5 San Ramon Valley 2
No. 14 Castro Valley 4, No. 6 Monte Vista 2
Tuesday’s semifinals
No. 4 College Park at No. 1 De La Salle, 4 p.m.
No. 14 Castro Valley at No. 2 Heritage, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 2
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 9 Northgate 5, No. 1 Casa Grande 1
No. 7 Livermore 15, No. 2 Redwood 2
No. 11 Montgomery 3, No. 3 Marin Catholic 1
Saturday’s quarterfinal
No. 4 Maria Carrillo 7, No. 12 Kennedy-Fremont 1
Tuesday’s semifinals
No. 11 Montgomery at No. 7 Livermore, 4 p.m.
No. 9 Northgate at No. 4 Maria Carrillo, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 3
Friday’s quarterfinal
No. 12 Miramonte 2, No. 4 Drake 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 Acalanes 5, No. 8 Campolindo 0
No. 10 El Cerrito 5, No. 15 De Anza 2
No. 3 Analy 3, No. 6 Albany 2
Tuesday’s semifinal
No. 10 El Cerrito at No. 3 Analy, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s semifinal
No. 12 Miramonte at No. 1 Acalanes, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 4
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 5 Kelseyville 9, No. 4 Healdsburg 5
No. 10 Piedmont 11, No. 2 Saint Mary’s 6
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 Arcata 10, No. 9 Lick-Wilmerding 0
No. 3 Justin-Siena 11, No. 6 McKinleyville 1
Tuesday’s semifinals
No. 5 Kelseyville vs. No. 1 Arcata, at Arcata Ball Park, 7 p.m.
No. 10 Piedmont at No. 3 Justin-Siena, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 5
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 St. Joseph Notre Dame 11, No. 8 Head-Royce 2
No. 4 Stuart Hall 7, No. 5 St. Vincent 0
No. 3 Redwood Christian 11, No. 6 University 4
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 10 College Prep 11, No. 15 Fremont Christian 7
Wednesday’s semifinals
No. 4 Stuart Hall vs. No. 1 St. Joseph Notre Dame, at College of Alameda, 4 p.m.
No. 10 College Prep vs. No. 3 Redwood Christian, at San Lorenzo HS, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 6
Friday’s semifinal
No. 2 Ferndale 8, No. 3 Point Arena 7
Saturday’s semifinal
No. 1 St. Bernard’s 12, No. 4 Anderson Valley 6
June 4 Championship
No. 2 Ferndale at No. 1 St. Bernard’s, 1 p.m.

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NCS baseball playoffs: Friday’s scores, Saturday’s schedule

Check back here for updates:
NCS playoffs
DIVISION 1
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 De La Salle 7, No. 8 California 0
No. 2 Heritage 9, No. 7 Clayton Vly Charter 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 5 San Ramon Valley at No. 4 College Park, 4 p.m.
No. 14 Castro Valley at No. 6 Monte Vista, 1 p.m.
Tuesday’s semifinals
San Ramon Valley/College Park winner at No. 1 De La Salle, 4 p.m.
Castro Valley/Monte Vista winner at No. 2 Heritage, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 2
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 9 Northgate 5, No. 1 Casa Grande 1
No. 7 Livermore 15, No. 2 Redwood 2
No. 11 Montgomery 3, No. 3 Marin Catholic 1
Saturday’s quarterfinal
No. 12 Kennedy-Fremont at No. 4 Maria Carrillo, 1 p.m.
Tuesday’s semifinals
No. 11 Montgomery at No. 9 Northgate, 4 p.m.
TBA semifinal
No. 9 Northgate vs. Kennedy-Fremont/Maria Carrillo winner, TBA
DIVISION 3
Friday’s quarterfinal
No. 12 Miramonte 2, No. 4 Drake 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 8 Campolindo at No. 1 Acalanes, 1 p.m.
No. 15 De Anza at No. 10 El Cerrito, 1 p.m.
No. 6 Albany at No. 3 Analy, 1 p.m.
DIVISION 4
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 5 Kelseyville 9, No. 4 Healdsburg 5
No. 10 Piedmont 11, No. 2 Saint Mary’s 6
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 9 Lick-Wilmerding vs.No. 1 Arcata, at Arcata Ball Park, 7 p.m.
No. 6 McKinleyville at No. No. 3 Justin-Siena, 1 p.m.
DIVISION 5
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 8 Head-Royce vs. No. 1 St. Joseph Notre Dame, at College of Alameda, 7 p.m.
No. 4 Stuart Hall 7, No. 5 St. Vincent 0
No. 6 University vs. No. 3 Redwood Christian, at San Leandro Ball Park, 7 p.m.
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 15 Fremont Christian vs. No. 10 College Prep, at North Oakland Sports Complex, 1 p.m.
DIVISION 6
Friday’s semifinal
No. 2 Ferndale 8, No. 3 Point Arena 7
Saturday’s semifinal
No. 4 Anderson Valley at No. 1 St. Bernard’s, 1 p.m.

 

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NCS softball playoffs: Friday’s scores, Saturday’s schedule

Check back here for updates:
DIVISION 1
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 Amador Valley 5, No. 8 Liberty 1
No. 5 Freedom 3, No. 4 Castro Valley 2
No. 2 Foothill 6, No. 7 James Logan 1
No. 3 Heritage 15, No. 6 San Ramon Valley 5
Tuesday’s semifinal
No. 3 Heritage at No. 2 Foothill, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s semifinal
No. 5 Freedom at No. 1 Amador Valley, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 2
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 1 Alhambra 7, No. 8 Concord 3
No. 4 Carondelet 2, No. 4 Redwood 1
No. 2 Newark Memorial 4, No. 7 Livermore 1
Saturday’s quarterfinal
No. 6 Montgomery at No. 3 Rancho Cotate, 2 p.m.
Wednesday’s semifinal
No. 3 Heritage at No. 2 Foothill, 4 p.m.
TBA semifinal
Montgomery/Rancho Cotate winner at No. 2 Newark Memorial, TBA
DIVISION 3
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 3 Analy 13, No. 11 Acalanes 0
Saturday’s quarterfinal
No. 9 Terra Linda vs. No. 1 Pinole Valley, at Ellenhorst Elementary School, 3 p.m.
No. 5 Moreau Catholic at No. 4 San Marin, 7 p.m.
No. 7 Tamalpais vs. No. 2 Bishop O’Dowd, at Castro Valley Community Center, noon
DIVISION 4
Friday’s quarterfinal
No. 3 St. Patrick-St. Vincent 5, No. 6 Cardinal Newman 3
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 8 Del Norte vs. No. 1 Marin Catholic, at College of Marin, 2 p.m.
No. 5 Berean Christian vs. No. 4 Saint Mary’s, at Salesian HS, 2 p.m.
No. 7 Clear Lake at No. 2 Fortuna, 10 a.m.
DIVISION 5
Friday’s quarterfinals
No. 2 St. Joseph Notre Dame 13, No. 7 Technology 2
No. 3 Head-Royce 3, No. 6 Ferndale 1
Saturday’s quarterfinals
No. 8 Hoopa Vly at No. 1 Cloverdale, 2 p.m.
No. 5 St. Vincent at No. 4 St. Bernard’s, noon
DIVISION 6
Saturday’s championship
No. 2 Rincon Valley Christian at No. 1 Laytonville, 1 p.m.

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Alameda High basketball coach steps down

Brad Thomas has stepped down as Alameda High’s girls basketball coach after 28 seasons guiding the Hornets. Thomas had a 503-264 overall record and his teams played in the North Coast Section playoffs in 27 of those 28 seasons, missing it only in 1985-86.
Thomas, 54, made his decision official last week. The 1980 Alameda High graduate has been a mainstay in the Hornets basketball program. His coaching career started with the boys junior varsity team in the 1981-82 season, then spent three seasons coaching Alameda’s junior varsity team. He started coaching the girls varsity team in the 1985-86 season, and except for three seasons as a University of San Diego assistant coach and one other season away from the game, he’s been on the sideline for the Hornets.
“I’ve been doing this 35 years. I wasn’t really happy this season with the energy I had put into this. I don’t think I’ve put in the time to build up relationships. I’m a little tired. I need to recharge the battery,” Thomas said. “It was a very tough decision. It has been a huge part of my life, my whole adult life. … I think it was best for the program right now to make a change.”
Thomas, who said that he would continue as Alameda High’s athletic director, also said that he is proud of his team’s NCS playoff run.
“We fought hard for that every year,” he said. “I liked that we were consistent. That has been our consistent pattern every year.”
But what Thomas is most proud about does not have to do with his win-loss record.
“It’s fun to win, but the game isn’t about wins and losses. It’s about teaching the game and teaching life skills and building relationships with kids,” Thomas said. “The thing I’m most proud of is that I’ve been invited to eight to 10 of my ex-players’ weddings. … The big deal to me is building life-long relationships, knowing I’ve made a positive impact in somebody’s life.”

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NCS softball playoffs: Seedings, brackets

NCS softball playoffs seedings and brackets and schedule for the first round have been announced.
In Division 1, Amador Valley got the No. 1 seed and is the only team in the bracket with a first-round bye. The Dons got the top seed over Foothill (No. 2), which shared the EBAL title with Amador Valley, but lost both meetings to the Dons.
Defending Division 2 champ Alhambra is the No. 1 seed there and has a bye, as does Pinole Valley, the No. 1 seed in Division 3.

Softball
DIVISION 1
Tuesday’s first round
No. 8 Liberty at No. 9 Clayton Valley Charter, 4 p.m.
No. 10 College Park at No. 7 James Logan, 6 p.m.
No. 11 Dougherty Valley at No. 6 San Ramon Valley, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s first round
No. 1 Amador Valley, bye
No. 13 American at No. 4 Castro Valley, 4 p.m.
No. 12 San Leandro at No. 5 Freedom, 4 p.m.
No. 15 Dublin at No. 2 Foothill, 4 p.m.
No. 14 Berkeley at No. 3 Heritage, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 2
Tuesday’s first round
No. 12 Northgate at No. 5 Redwood, 4 p.m.
No. 7 Livermore at No. 10 Petaluma, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s first round
No. 1 Alhambra, bye
No. 8 Concord at No. 9 Alameda, 4 p.m.
No. 13 Mt. Eden vs. No. 4 Carondelet, at Willow Pass Park, Concord, 4 p.m.
No. 2 Newark Memorial, bye
No. 3 Rancho Cotate, bye
No. 11 Las Lomas at No. 6 Montgomery, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 3
Tuesday’s first round
No. 8 El Cerrito at No. 9 Terra Linda, 4 p.m.
No. 11 Acalanes at No. 6 Sonoma Valley, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s first round
No. 1 Pinole Valley, bye
No. 4 San Marin, bye
No. 12 De Anza vs. No. 5 Moreau Catholic, at Larry Standley Field, Hayward, 7 p.m.
No. 2 Bishop O’Dowd, bye
No. 10 Albany at No. 7 Tamalpais, 4 p.m.
No. 3 Analy, bye
DIVISION 4
Tuesday’s first round
No. 14 Livermore Valley Charter at No. 3 St. Patrick-St. Vincent, 4 p.m.
No. 11 Lower Lake at No. 6 Cardinal Newman, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s first round
No. 1 Marin Catholic, bye
No. 9 Justin-Siena at No. 8 Del Norte
No. 13 Kelseyville vs. No. 4 Saint Mary’s, at Salesian HS, 4 p.m.
No. 12 McKinleyville vs. No. 5 Berean Christian, at Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek, 4 p.m.
No. 2 Fortuna, bye
No. 10 Piedmont at No. 7 Clear Lake, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 5
Tuesday’s first round
No. 8 Hoopa Valley at No. 9 Calistoga, 4 p.m.
Wednesday’s first round
No. 1 Cloverdale, bye
No. 13 Making Waves at No. 4 St. Bernard’s, 4 p.m.
No. 12 University at No. 5 St. Vincent-Petaluma, 4 p.m.
No. 2 St. Joseph Notre Dame, bye
No. 10 Redwood at No. 7 Technology, 4 p.m.
No. 14 South Fork at No. 3 Head-Royce, 4 p.m.
No. 11 Oakland Military Institute at No. 6 Ferndale, 4 p.m.
DIVISION 6
Tuesday’s semifinals
No. 4 California School for the Deaf at No. 1 Laytonville, 4 p.m.
No. 3 Geyserville at No. 2 Rincon Valley Christian, 4 p.m.

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Diablo Valley College’s Strangenae Campbell wins state title in 100

Note: Special thanks to Matt Schwab and Diablo Valley College Athletics for this update:

Diablo Valley College freshman Strangenae Campbell won the women’s 100-meter title in a fast time of 11.44 seconds at Saturday’s CCCAA Track and Field State Championships at San Diego Mesa College.
Campbell, a 2011 Pinole Valley High graduate, also finished a second in the 200 finals in 23.78, behind Najia Hudspeth of Cerritos, who finished in 23.69. Campbell entered the meet tied for No. 2 in the nation among community college athletes in the 100 with a time of 11.42.
DVC’s Brandy Williams, a Deer Valley High graduate, was second in the women’s shot put with a personal best of 14.07 meters.
In other East Bay performances, Chabot’s Adora Garrick, a Castro Valley graduate, was second in the women’s discus with a personal best of 140-7, and the Gladiators’ Conner McKinnon of Amador Valley was third in the men’s 800 in 1:53.32, one spot ahead of Diablo Valley’s Geoffrey Weseman of West, who was timed in 1:54.11.
Chabot’s Leroy Elliott was third in the 110 hurdles in 14.55, and teammate Jason Intravaia of San Ramon Valley was fourth in the 1,500, in 4:00.27.
One year after finishing last at the Northern California meet, the DVC women wound up eighth in the state with 30.33 points. The DVC men, who placed third in the 1600 relay, finished 11th in the team standings, one spot ahead of Chabot.

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St. Joseph Notre Dame’s Cooper Teare to focus on 3,200 race

St. Joseph Notre Dame boys track and field star Cooper Teare will be dropping the 1,600-meter race this postseason to focus on the 3,200, per his coach Tony Fong today.

In an e-mail to the Bay Area News Group, Fong wrote that “he wants to focus on the 3200 for state and for him to run solid intervals this week and next we would like him to train hard and only run one race per week.”

According to the PrepCalTrack.com state top 100 list this afternoon, Teare ranks 10th in the 1,600 (4 minutes, 7.78 second) and third in the 3,200 (8:54.14) in the state this season.