San Marcos High, coming off its first Channel League boys soccer championship since 2002, showed no sign of slowing down on Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs.
Two goals by A.J. Ranii capped a 3-0 victory for the Royals at Warkentin Stadium.
Cade McLean put San Marcos (12-0-1) on the scoreboard in the 28th minute.
Ranii came on with the hot foot in the second half, scoring in the 45th and 53rd minutes.
The Royals (12-0-1) will play its second-round match on Saturday at Norwalk (7-3), which also won its playoff opener 3-0 against Saddleback.
PACIFICA 1, DOS PUEBLOS 0
The Chargers couldn’t recover from a first-half goal in their CIF-SS Division 2 playoff opener in Oxnard.
“We had a tremendous amount of juniors and sophomores playing this year so we’re excited to see what we can put together next year,” said coach Matt York, whose Chargers finish with a record of 5-5-2.
DOS PUEBLOS VS. SAN MARCOS
The Royals won the boys’ meet 101-79 and also pulled out a 98-82 victory in the girls competition.
CARPINTERIA 14, SANTA PAULA 4
Erich Goebel drove in four runs with a single, a double and a triple and also scored twice for the Warriors (8-4, 7-3 Citrus Coast League).
FILLMORE 41, CARPINTERIA 40
Kainoa Glasgow’s double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds weren’t enough for the Warriors in their one-point loss to the Flashes.
LAGUNA BLANCA 3, FOOTHILL TECH 0
Finn Walker pounded 11 kills and two service aces to lead the Owls to a 25-12, 25-20, 25-22 sweep. Laguna (4-1, 4-0 Tri-Valley League) also got seven kills and an ace from Kincade Avery and six kills and a block from Devin Hernandez.
TRACK AND FIELD
CARPINTERIA VS. MALIBU
Both the Warriors’ boys and girls teams remained undefeated in the Citrus Coast League with 4-0 record. The boys team romped to a 97-32 win while the girls won five of six field events to pull away to an 85-48 victory.
WEDNESDAY’S LATE RESULTS
SANTA YNEZ 3, FLINTRIDGE PREP 0
Neta Ofiaeli scored two goals and Amelia Villa added another for the Pirates in their CIF-SS playoff opener. They will play host to No. 1 seed Shadow Hills today at 3 p.m.
SANTA FE 10, CARPINTERIA 8
The Warriors lost their CIF-SS playoff opener despite a 3-0 sweep from the doubles team of Cassandra Maya Prado and Natalia Perez. Carpinteria, which finishes the season with a 6-1 record, also got a pair of doubles wins from Natalie Martinez and Ashley Gonzalez.
GIRLS BEACH VOLLEYBALL
DOS PUEBLOS 4, WESTLAKE 2
The doubles teams of Portia Sherman-Chloe Hoffman and Makeila Cervantes-Anouk Priebe-Garcia remained undefeated by sweeping their matches. Erin Curtis and Natali Flint rallied from a 14-4 deficit in the third game to pull out a 21-18, 20-22, 17-15 victory. Anya Grant and Sophia Curtin also pulled out a three-set win, taking the third game 15-12.’’
MALIBU 3, CARPINTERIA 0
The Warriors lost to the undefeated Sharks 25-23, 25-13, 25-18 despite four aces, three blocks and eight digs by Gavin Lohuis. They’ve completed their regular season with records of 2-5 overall and 2-4 in the Citrus Coast.
SAN MARCOS 8, DOS PUEBLOS 7
The Royals jumped out to a 6-1 lead and held on to defeat their cross-town rivals.
DOS PUEBLOS 10, SAN MARCOS 3
Avery Ball scored six goals to lead the Chargers to victory.