Prep Roundup: Oct. 22

Gilroy High's four senior (from left) Ang Hays, Andrea Lopez, Ellie Sausen and Ileana Garcia were honored during their last home game at Gilroy High Monday.

Gilroy’s Monica Ruelas finished second in the Monterey Bay League Pacific Center Meet No. 3 at Pinto Lake, but not by much. The junior Mustang finished just 10 seconds behind the first place finisher, Leslie Oseguera of Monterey, to complete the course in 20:48.91
Jose-Tony Barradas of Gilroy took the highest spot for the boys, finishing sixth in a time of 17:40.56. Christopher’s Alejandro Diaz wasn’t far behind and claimed ninth place in 17:49.43. Mustang runners Jesus Sanchez, Ruben Perez, Braulio Campos and Eric Heiser took 11th, 15th, 16th and 17th, respectively. Jonathan Viveros rounded out the Top 20, taking 19th in a time of 18:39.24.
Christopher’s Natalie Fillippi claimed ninth place in the girls race and finished in 21:57.72. Karla Lozano from Gilroy and Cougar runner Daisy Pineda finished 15 and 16, respectively. Marissa Galvan, a Mustang freshman, took 19th place.
Christopher and Gilroy will race in the Monterey Bay League Championships at 8 a.m. Oct. 31 at Toro Park.
Mustangs cruise past Spirits
Gilroy High’s seniors shined on Senior Night and aided their team to a 6-1 win over the visiting Norte Dame-Salinas Monday.
Stats from this game were not available.
The Mustangs’ honored their four departing seniors—Ang Hays, Andrea Lopez, Ellie Sausen, and Ileana Garcia—with flowers, on field recognition and a post-game ceremony.
Gilroy also took on Davis Senior on Saturday and tied 1-1.
Gilroy (11-3-3 overall, 6-1 in league) will host San Benito at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Christopher High.
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Cougars top Cowboys, fall to Vikings
Christopher blanked Salinas 6-0 Saturday on the road but were bested 4-1 by the visiting North Salinas Tuesday.
The Cougars’ lone goal against the Vikings came in late in the second half. Stats from both games weren’t immediately available.
Christopher (8-4 overall, 5-3 in league) will play San Benito at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Cougars swept by Cowboys
Christopher lost 3-0 to Salinas Tuesday on the road. The Cowboys beat the Cougars 25-18, 25-23, 25-11.
Stats from this game were not yet available.
Christopher (15-8 overall, 5-4 in league) will be back on the court at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Monterey.
PG bests Gilroy
Gilroy notched its best team score of the season, but fell just short to Pacific Grove 263-196 at Gavilan Golf Course Tuesday.
Lizette Alcantar led the Mustangs with a 46 and Nicole Dan hit a 47.
The team’s lone senior Judith Diaz was honored on Senior Day and scored a 57. Alessandra Esposito also carded a 57. Cassidy Gilmore notched a 56.
The team will play in the Monterey Bay League Championships Monday.
Find out when and where your favorite teams are playing this week:
10.22Girls Tennis at Alvarez, 4 p.m.; Volleyball at Monterey, 6:30 p.m.
10.23Field Hockey at San Benito, 3:30 p.m.; Football vs. San Benito, 7:30 p.m.

10.22Girls Golf at Stevenson, regular season finale, 3 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Monterey, 4 p.m.; Water Polo vs. Monterey, 5 p.m.; Volleyball at Seaside, 6:30 p.m.
10.23Football vs. Seaside, 7:30 p.m.

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