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San Marin High Sports Update Dec. 10-15

Basketball season is in full mode with several games last week. Wrestling gets ready for league play with their final tournament. Plus, Chris Gorman wins Football Foundation Award.

The heart of the non-league basketball schedule commenced this past week, as teams start rounding into form before the start of MCAL play in just 2 weeks.  Also, wrestling tournaments continue as the Mustang grapplers prepare for the opening of league competition.  Plus, honors were awarded to San Marin football player Chris Gorman.

BASKETBALL – GIRLS & BOYS

Varsity Boys – The boys had a nice 3-0 week and improved to 6-3 on the year. 

On Tuesday, the boys hosted Acalanes.  They pulled out a convincing 64-41 victory leading from the opening tip to the final horn.  Freshman SG Calvin Geraci led the Mustangs in scoring with 16 points.  Nick Baxter, Shay Stubblefield and Geraci combined for 9 3 pointers on the night sparking the offense.  Jason Reyff had another double-double inside scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.  Noah Everly added 5 assists on the night. 

On Friday, the boys traveled over to Albany and took down the Cougars 62-37.  PF Manny Wilkins filled up the stat sheet almost amassing a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists.  Noah Everly put in 24 points off of some great steals by Shay Stubblefield, Vince Sbragia and Vince Cerruti. 

Finally on Saturday, the Mustangs hosted Petaluma and opened up a big 26-8 first quarter lead and never were threatened again en route to an 86-38 win.   The boys shot a season high 57% from the field totaling 16 assists, as everyone scored at least 6 points led by Calvin Geraci’s 19.  Sophomore Bruce Lee had key minutes off the bench with 10 points and 5 rebounds. 

JV Boys- The JV boys went 2-1 last week with wins over Albany and Petaluma.  On Friday at Albany, Dominic Aldrete hit a late 3 pointer to seal the game with just under a minute to go to put the Mustangs up 5.  Aldrete then came back to hit key free throws in the final minute to seal the game.  Dylan Wheaton had a solid game a point guard running the offense.

On Saturday, the boys took down Petaluma 54-45.  Jeff Walchli had a great game on defense coming up with key steals on the Mustang’s press.  Kenny Cottrell led the team in the paint with big rebounding.    

Frosh Boys-  The Frosh boys had another undefeated week taking down Acalanes, Albany and Petaluma.  The team was led in the 3 games by Nick Corbani and Colin Moore.  The best game of the week was a 54-25 win Saturday night vs. Petaluma as everyone on the team played great including, Josh Garcia, Jacob Pullan, Jonathan Fritz, Andrew Ding, Jeremiah Watts, Cam Moylan and Cole Erickson.

Varsity Girls-  The girls had two games last week winning both.  ON Tuesday at Napa the Mustangs squeaked out a 53-52 win.  Trailing by up to 9 points in the 1st half, the girls made a great run in the third quarter led by Kaleah Williams 16 second half points. She led all scorers with 21 points and a terrific effort.  The scoring rounded out with Megan Franz’s 9, Haley Nicolini 8, Maya Stevens 7, and Jenna Sudlow with 6.

On Friday, the girls beat Alhambra 42-29.  The girls played well on both ends of the court according to Coach Dan Lucia. “I was very pleased again with our energy and effort.  It was a very positive win versus a D3 school.”  Maya Stevens dominated the boards with 8 offensive boards and 6 defensive,  which lead us to control the game. Kaleah Williams led all scorers with 15 points on 5 three pointers.  Haley Nicolini had a great game with 14 points and 3 three's.  In addition, the Mustangs got back Elaina Pelfini who played some good minutes coming off a month long back injury.

JV Girls-  The girls participated in the Petaluma Tournament.  They finished 1-2 over the weekend.  Christine Coll was outstanding on defense for the Mustangs.  Patty Dougherty was recognized as an all-tournament  selection.

Frosh Girls- The Lady Mustangs ended their four game week with a with a win that in the final seconds of the Windsor Tournament when Tyana Samuels hit game winning free throws. The win came against Napa High, who beat the Mustangs on Tuesday in a non-league game.  Tyana Samuel was  named All-Tournament from San Marin.  

Wrestling

The Mustangs competed at San Rafael over the weekend.  They came away with medals in several weight classes including 1st Place for Robert Smith.  The team will now wait to prepare for their league opener at Tam on January 3.

FOOTBALL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Chris Gorman, senior lineman on the football team, was named one of two Marin County winners of the National Football Foundation and Hall Scholar-Athlete Award. 

SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK

Friday, December 21

4:00 PM

Girls Freshman Basketball

@ Analy

5:30 PM

Boys Freshman Basketball

@ Sonoma Valley

5:30 PM

Girls JV Basketball

@ Analy

7:00 PM

Boys Varsity Basketball

@ Sonoma Valley

7:00 PM

Girls Varsity Basketball

@Analy

 

Saturday, December 22

2:00 PM

Girls Freshman Basketball

@ Windsor

3:30 PM

Girls JV Basketball

@ Windsor

5:00 PM

Girls Varsity Basketball

@ Windsor

 

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