Preps of the Week

Isaiah Blanco, Palma track: Is headed to the state track and field championships in the 400 meters after finishing second at the CCS finals in 49.58.
 Honorable mention: Armand Melendez, Stevenson golf; Jonathan Chagnon, Salinas track; Roman Munoz, King City track; JC Maravillo, Alisal baseball; Daniel Contawe, Soledad track; Ryan DiTullio, Palma track; Isaiah Guerra, North Salinas track; Azjani McGill, Monterey track.
 Laurel Wong, Santa Catalina track: The sophomore captured the Central Coast Section pole vault title, clearing 13-feet, qualifying for state for the second straight year.
 Honorable mention: Vanessa Gonzales, Notre Dame softball; Mikayla Revera, Santa Catalina track; Spencer Hyosaka, Notre Dame softball; Alexa Aguirre, Salinas track; Kate Riordan, Notre Dame track; Sofia Camacho, North Salinas track; Login Riggenbach, Notre Dame softball.


Lightfighters mountain bike team

The Monterey Bay Lightfighters mountain bike team recently finished third as a unit at the Division II California High School Mountain Biking Championships in Petaluma.
Stefan Hubrich was a champion in the DII sophomore boys race while Nathan Davis placed fifth in the freshman race.
The Lightfighters are made up of riders from Trinity, Carmel, Pacific Grove, Monterey and Monte Vista Christian.
Members of the state placing team included Aidan Van Der Bijl, Alexander Akins, Cameron Stewart, Christian Taylor, Ethan Nemiroff, Finn Stout, Hannah Lawrence, Luke Waltermire, Mallory Roberts, Mason Mortiz, Matthew Elliott, Ryan Chaney, Sage Lawrence, Tucker Evans, Severen Scarlett, Spencer Chaney and Tristan Parker-Lusseau.