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SLV lacrosse falls to Carmel
Despite outscoring Carmel High School, 7-5, in the third period, the San Lorenzo Valley lacrosse team fell to the Padres, 11-7, on March 1.
Cameron Bruce and Alec Gonzalez netted two goals apiece for the Cougars, who looked a little sluggish in their first contest of the season.
Sean Conner, Garet Todd and Chris Greenley also scored for the Cougars.
SLV played Scotts Valley on Thursday, March 6, and travels to Clayton Valley High on Saturday, March 8.
SV softball falls to NMC
In a nonleague game, the Scotts Valley High softball team dropped a 9-4 decision to North Monterey County on Feb. 28.
Scotts Valley came back to take a 4-3 lead in the middle innings, but the team couldn’t hold on for the victory.
NMC’s Melissa Decker pitched a complete game for the win.
Scotts Valley’s Tawny Lewis went 2-4 with a double to lead the Falcons. Nikki Owens took the loss.
Cougars spike Falcons in volleyball
The San Lorenzo Valley High boys volleyball team handed visiting Scotts Valley a 3-1 defeat Tuesday, March 4.
Scotts Valley came out hot and won the first game, 25-17, but the Cougars roared back with three straight wins, 25-21, 25-23 and 26-24.
Zac Beltz led the home team with 17 kills and eight blocks. Victor Blazevic chipped in 10 kills for the Cougars.
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