SBCC defensive end Jacob Shultz was named the American Pacific League’s Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday.
Shultz was also one of 10 Vaqueros named to the All-American Pacific League Team.
At 6-foot-5, 225 pounds, Shultz, a sophomore from Eugene, Ore., led the APL in tackles with 71, tackles for loss with 20 ½ and was third in the league in sacks with 8 ½. Shultz, who also had a 70-yard fumble return for a touchdown against L.A. Pierce, produced 7 ½ sacks in five league games.
SBCC was well represented on the APL First Team with Shultz, running back Will Bayonne, defensive back Tyree Barton, kick returner Jaylon Smith and punter Ray Shay.
SBCC quarterback Bradley Kleven, wide receivers Jahmal Cornwell and Cyrus Wallace, defensive lineman Matt Molina and defensive back Nazir Hopson were named to the APL Second Team.
NOTRE DAME 95, SAN MARCOS 74
Ben Schtolzberg had 32 points to lead the Knights past the Royals.
Isaiah Hicks had 14 points and Max Sheldon finished with 10 for San Marcos.
EDISON 55, SANTA BARBARA 43
Despite a solid defensive effort, the Dons’ offense sputtered in a loss to Edison.
Senior forward Bryce Warrecker led Santa Barbara with 18 points. Senior point guard Stephen Davis had eight, while Jackson Gonzales and Erik Strandberg had six apiece for the Dons.
CARPINTERIA 69, FOOTHILL TECH 59
Mateo Handall had a team-high 19 points and Dylan O’Neill finished with a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Warriors to victory.
Jose Suarez also had 16 points for Carp, while Ian Reed finished with 10.
CATE 48, SANTA CLARA 46
The Rams overcame a seven-point third quarter to finish with 15 in the fourth to edge the Saints.
Ethan Ng led Cate with 12 points. Khadim Pouye had 10 and Parker May added nine to also help the Rams’ cause.
OXNARD 57, SANTA BARBARA 55
Despite 20 points on 9 of 16 shooting from Athena Saragoza, the Dons lost to the Yellow Jackets. Jaeda Spence also had a solid game for Santa Barbara with 10 points, and Katrina Regalado contributed eight points.
DOS PUEBLOS 64, MOORPARK 55
The Chargers improved to 8-2 with a nine-point victory over the Musketeers.
Senior Sadie Subjects had 15 points, five rebounds and four steals for DP. Junior Guard Ashley Gerken also scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers, and Lily Mires finished with 11 points, five rebounds and four assists for Dos Pueblos.
CATE 61, CARPINTERIA 21
The Rams were in complete control, leading 27-7 at halftime.
BISHOP DIEGO 43, FOOTHILL TECH 41
Elliot Redkey had 15 points to lead the Cardinals, who improved to 9-2. Clara and Julia de la cruz also scored seven points apiece for Bishop Diego, which came back from a 41-34 fourth-quarter deficit by going on a 9-0 run to end the game.
GIRLS WATER POLO
San Marcos, playing at the Villa Park Tournament, defeated Yorba Linda, 14-2, and followed that up with a win over Martin Luther King.
Megan Musick and Reagan McEachen had three goals apiece for the Royals in the win over Yorba Linda, while Ava Stryker, Hannah Meyer and Kate Meyer had four goals each in the victory over Martin Luther King.
San Marcos goalies Riley Christen and Zosia Amberger combined for 13 saves in the two games.
Santa Barbara also earned two wins on Thursday in the Villa Park Tournament. Behind seven goals from Juju Martinez do Amaral, the Dons defeated Los Osos, 12-8. Bella Obando had a goal and three assists in the victory for Santa Barbara.
The Dons also beat Tesoro, 8-3. Maria Bittle had a goal and earned four ejections, while Makenna Wright had two assists and two steals for Santa Barbara.
THACHER 3, BISHOP DIEGO 2
Siena Urzua found the back of the net two times for the Cardinals in the second half, but a goal with three minutes left delivered Thacher the 3-2 win.
Bishop held possession about 90% of the time in the first half according to coach Nana Akyen and the team had multiple opportunities that it could not finish.
“The girls never quit and they played their hearts out and it’s great to see how they are buying into the system,” Akyen said.
CATE 3, LAGUNA BLANCA 0
Laguna Blanca fell to 1-2 with the loss. No other details of the match were provided by press time.
OXNARD 3, CARPINTERIA 1
Aly Springer scored the Warriors’ only goal on a 20-yard free-kick. Carpinteria fell to 2-5.
RIO MESA 1, LAGUNA BLANCA 0
The Spartans scored the only goal of the match with 10 minutes to play in the second half.
GOLDEN WEST 67, SBCC 63
Adrian Juilland-Johnson had 24 points, including 20 in the second half for the Vaqueros, who lost for the 10th straight time to open their season.
John Stillgess came off the bench to score 20 points on 8-12 shooting (3-3 on 3s) and Eric Watson had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Rustlers (2-7). The game was part of the SBCC Classic Tournament.