Heavy smoke that has spread from the Camp Fire in Butte County to much of Northern California, the Bay Area and the Tri-county area has forced the rescheduling of many Central Coast Section sporting events.
A trip to Southern California was a successful one for the King City varsity boys cross country team as they placed third at the Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational in Walnut, Calif.
After a few weeks of offensive struggles, the King City Mustangs regrouped to down the host Pacific Grove Breakers, 49-27, on Friday at Breaker Stadium.
In games last week, the King City Lady Mustangs lost in five games to Santa Catalina and won in five games against Christopher High School.
On Friday night, the Spartans made their own mark on history with a decisive 33-13 victory over the King City Mustangs in front of a supportive crowd at Dick Force Stadium.
King City Lady Mustang volleyball is 3-7 in the Gabilan Division of the Pacific Coast Athletic League as they lost 3-1 last Tuesday to the visiting Notre Dame and 3-0 on the road on Thursday to the Salinas High Cowboys.
With five runners in the top six places the King City varsity boys cross country team easily won their division at Saturday’s Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational hosted by North Monterey High School in Castroville. King City scored 17 points to easily defeat second place San Benito with 66 points. Soledad High placed fifth in the division.
King City Lady Mustangs played well at home Oct. 2, defeating the visiting Monte Vista Christian Mustangs in three games, 25-17, 25-18 and 25-22.
Opportunity and luck were not on the side of the King City Mustangs last Friday night at Monterey High School. With limited touches of the football and bad field position, the Mustangs could not keep up with the Toreadores and suffered a 38-0 shutout Cypress Divisional loss to fall to 2-1 and 3-3 overall.
With visiting St. Francis of Watsonville working on keeping the King City running game in check, the host Mustangs relied on some timely passes from quarterback Dylan Oliveros and a pair of turnovers to down the Sharks, 14-7, on Homecoming night last Friday.