The 25th Annual Coach Wilson Basketball Boy/Girls Tournament
The Pirate girls won two of their three games while the boys won one and dropped two for the weekend. Following are the individual results for both teams.
Girls Varsity Basketball Begins Wilson Tournament With Win over Rio Americano
Pirate girls varsity basketball team opened the Wilson in fine style defeating the Raiders from Rio Americano 35-27. Gaby Perez and Dana Diniz led the scoring parade with 7 points each while Rhea Cossant added 6 and Kailey Clymo threw in 5.
In the second game, the Pirates topped Rancho Mirage 59-43 behind the scoring of Kailey Clymo ’21 who scored 16 points. Gaby Perez ’22 supported the cause with 10 points, Rhea Cosand ’22 added 8 points, and Nisha Singh ’20 threw in 7 points.
In the third game, the Pirate girls were defeated by Carson High from Nevada by a score of 47-42. Rhea Cosand topped the Pirate scoring with 15 points and was ably supported by Kailey Clymo with 10 points and Gaby Perez with 7.
Boys Varsity Basketball Falls to Rio Americano in the Wilson Opener 44-37
In a low scoring affair, the boys varsity dropped the first game of the Wilson Tournament to Rio Americano from Fair Oaks. Luke Driscoll ’20 again led the Pirate scorers with 17 while Sam Fontaine ’20 tossed in 6 and Dylan Santos ’20 added 5.
In the second game of the tournament, the Pirates were toppled by Rancho Mirage 65-52.
Luke Driscoll tossed in 15 followed by Evan Johnson ’22 with 10. Sam Fontaine and Dylan Santos both added 6 each.
In the tournament’s last game the Pirates rallied behind 28 points from Luke Driscoll to knock off Carson High 42-35. Sophomore Evan Johnson added 6 and Connor Cosand ’21 contributed 5.
Varsity Boys Soccer Puts the Shutout on Trinity Christian 3-0
Boys soccer continued the start of its current season with a shutout over Trinity Christian.
Goal 1: Rolando Ortiz ’20 from Bush Sricharoenlumsam ’21
Goal 2: Nathaniel Hahn ’22 from Win Metcalf ’22
Goal 3: Brandon Perez-Saldivar ’22 from Rolando Ortiz
Saves: Ardan Dorrian ’22, 2
The Freshmen Boys Basketball Team Drops Close Contest to Salinas
Playing in the first round of the Soquel Tournament the Pirates dropped a close game to Salinas High by a score of 44-42. While ahead much of the first half, the Pirates could not get the go-ahead basket late in the game, thus moving into the consolation semi-finals.
The Pirate JV Boys Basketball Team Trumps Pajaro Valley in the Gilroy Tournament 54-28
Led in scoring by Audon Forgus ’23 with 15 points the Pirates moved their season record to 2-0 with the win. Kyle McTamaney ’22 added 7 points and Trent Toole ’23 contributed 7 points. The Pirate defense held PV to eleven points going into the fourth quarter.
In the second day semi-final match up the Pirate JVs ran past the host team Gilroy by a score of 52-35. Freshmen Audon Forgus tallied 20 points with strong support from Kyle McTamaney with 17 and Trent Toole with 8 points.
On day three, playing in the championship game against Christopher, the Pirates ran into a taller and quicker Cougar team dropping the title game 82-53. Audon Forgus topped the Pirate scoring with 13 points, Josh Peyton ’21 added 12, and Trent Toole contributed 8 points. The Pirates took home the second place trophy by going 2-1 for the tournament. Forgus was named to the all-tournament team.
Girls JV Soccer Drops Crazy Match at Greenfield in the Salinas Valley
Girl’s soccer traveled down the 101 to Greenfield and metaphorically didn’t get off the bus until half time. They went down 7-1 in the first 45 minutes but played an improved second half for a final of 9-1.
The Girls Varsity Soccer Team Whomps Trinity Christian 8-0
Romi Marckx ’22 had 4 goals, Helen Yang ’20 added 3 goals, and Lucie Whatmore ’21 scored 1 goal.