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.
A 19-4 third quarter run by Soledad High changed the momentum of a close game against King City and earned the visiting Aztecs a 59-42 victory.
For the first time in school history, the Soledad High School frosh-soph girls track and field team won the Mission Trail Athletic League championship.
Adrian Lopez threw a three-hitter and struck out seven batters for the Soledad baseball team to earn a 5-1 pitching win over the host Carmel Padres last Friday afternoon.
Grace Shepherd had 17 kills and five blocks as the King City Lady Mustang volleyball swept host Alisal High — 25-20, 29-27 and 25-14 — last Thursday night at the Trojan gym in Salinas. The game was the first non-league of the season for King City.
The King City boys won 10 events and the girls team won eight events in victories over South County opponents at Thursday’s Daines-Stireman Track and Field Meet at War Memorial Stadium.
There was no rest last weekend for San Ardo and King City Boxing Club head coach Rodolfo Tapia as he traveled to a boxing match at Santa Margarita on Friday and headed north on Saturday for another boxing match in San Leandro.
Local fighters Kevin Perez and Ivan Almanza represented the San Ardo Boxing Club on Saturday in a boxing show in San Leandro.
With a handful of games remaining in the Mission Trail and Coastal League, South County boys and girls teams are playing hard for a shot at a league title or Central Coast Section Playoff spot.
Hundreds of runners and walkers will take to South County backroads on Saturday to take part in the eighth annual Salinas Valley Half Marathon the will start at the Soledad Mission and finish at Pessagno Winery on 1645 River Road.