If you ever lost track of Gilroy High water polo player Michelle Shields in the pool, the first place to look might be all alone in front of an opponents' cage, waiting for a pass after she out-swam the rest of the field.
Bridget Denzel dissolved a 1-1 tie midway through the second half with a nifty back-handed shot that not only found the back of the cage, but also held up as the eventual game winner in a St. Francis 2-1 defeat of Gilroy High in the Central Coast Section field hockey finals Saturday in San Jose.
Talk about an instant classic. Faint of heart need not apply.
Seeded No. 2 in the the Central Coast Section playoffs, the Gilroy High field hockey team, moved past No. 10 Live Oak 3-1 in the quarterfinals on Saturday at Del Mar High School in San Jose.
With the chance to qualify for the state meet on the line, the Central Coast Section's top cross country runners converged on the visually inspiring yet physically challenging 2.95-mile Crystal Springs course in Belmont on Saturday.
Two Severance Bowl's in the books – two different winners.
The second-seeded Gilroy High field hockey team will play No. 10 Live Oak in the Central Coast Section quarterfinals Saturday at Del Mar High School.