The men's soccer team beat Branham, 2-1, in the first game of the season. At the end of the first half, sophomore Max Barber made the first goal for the Monarchs with an assist from senior Tyler Stevenson. By halftime, the Monarchs and the Bruins were tied, 1-1. In the second half, senior Timothy Rast had a goal late in the game with an assist from senior Victor Diaz.
The Monarchs are currently undefeated. Last season, the Monarchs won the CCS Division II Championship and advanced to NorCal playoffs for the first time in the program's history. This year, the Monarchs look forward to defending their championship and advancing even further. They'll face Lincoln at 3:15 p.m. this Wednesday, December 11th, in a home match. Head out to Bothman Stadium to cheer them on! Follow the team on Twitter here or using this handle: @MittyMSoccer. Go Monarchs!
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The Monarchs defeated the Campolindo Cougars, 60-58, in the first game of the season last weekend. Senior Owen Browne had 20 points and five assists and was named the Player of the Game. Junior Michael Mitchell added six points, six rebounds, and six assists. Finally, junior Nigel Burris led the team with 11 rebounds and also added six points. Congratulations on a strong start to the season!
The Monarchs defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats, 1-0, on Saturday, capturing the CCS Championship. The victory marks the program's eighth sectional championship in school history. The Monarchs beat the Wildcats, who were defending their title from last year. The Monarchs took the lead before halftime with 9 minutes and 30 seconds still on the clock. Senior Adrienne Couteau assisted junior Emma Vane with the goal, which put the Monarchs in the lead 1-0. The Monarchs' strong defense kept the Wildcats from scoring in the second half. Congratulations Monarchs!
Congratulations to the men's and women's cross country teams for strong finishes in the CCS Championships on Saturday. Freshman Alexandra Zanon led the women's team by finishing third overall and qualifying for the state championship in two weeks. The men's team finished fifth overall. Congratulations Monarchs!
Last Wednesday, the men's and women's cross country teams performed in the WCAL Championship and earned spots in the CCS Championship. The women's team qualified for sectionals for the first time in four years. Freshman Alexandra Zanon placed second overall, earning her All-WCAL first team honors. She was followed by senior Sofia Rolla, who finished in 12th place and was named second team All-WCAL. The men's team finished in third place at the WCAL Championship, also securing a spot in the sectionals, which will be held on Saturday. Senior Arnav Choudhury and junior Taylor Iden took 10th and 14th place, respectively, earning All-WCAL second team honors. The men's team broke a school record for the fastest group time on this course, a record that had previously stood unchallenged for 21 years. Great job and good luck this weekend!
The men's water polo team beat Homestead, 11-8, on Saturday and advanced to the CCS Semifinals, which will be held today at 5:30 p.m. at Menlo-Atherton High School. The Monarchs took the lead in the first quarter, 3-1. Sophomore goalie Sam Lao kept the Mustangs at bay with great blocks, while senior Dishan Dias led defense. Senior Manato Yamamoto and Coleman Imrisek led the Monarchs in scoring. Good luck today!
On Saturday, the field hockey team beat Homestead, 2-0, to earn a spot in the CCS Semifinals. After a scoreless first half, the Monarchs took the lead when junior Kylie McHale scored a goal with an assist from senior Casey McIntyre. With 18 minutes left on the clock, the Monarchs struck again with a goal from senior Adrienne Couteau, assisted by senior Nicole Correa. Cheer on the Monarchs today as they face St. Ignatius in the CCS Semifinals at 4:30 p.m. at Saratoga High School.
The field hockey team beat Saint Francis and St. Ignatius last week, contributing to their successful 15-2-2 season record. Last Tuesday was Senior Day, and the Monarchs celebrated the upperclassmen with a 2-0 victory over league rival Saint Francis. The Monarchs scored first thanks to junior Kylie McHale, who scored with an assist from senior Adrienne Couteau. Senior Casey McIntyre scored a final goal with an assist from senior Ainsley Grady before halftime.
On Thursday, the Monarchs defeated St. Ignatius, 2-0. Kylie had the first goal for the Monarchs. Ainsley scored the second goal with an assist from Kylie. The Monarchs received a bye and will go straight to CCS Quarterfinals where they will challenge a to-be-determined team on Saturday, November 9th, at Del Mar High School. Good luck Monarchs!
The women's golf team advanced to the CCS Championship Tournament for the first time in six years last week. Freshman Allison Lam and sophomore Stella Park had the best Monarch performances. They scored 91 and 84, respectively, and contributed to a team score of 456. Congratulations, Monarchs!