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For many high school sports teams at this time, having fun and enjoying the experience of playing a season supersedes wins and losses—especially given...
The San Benito girls basketball team moved into a tie with Seaside for third place in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division on Tuesday, defeating the Spartans 52-47 in Hollister.
Despite 16 points from Denise Martinez, the San Benito girls basketball team dropped its second consecutive Monterey Bay League tilt Tuesday, falling 46-42 to Seaside.
For the third time so far this year, the San Benito and Christopher girls basketball teams went down to the final moments. This time - and for the second time this year - Christopher used a late run to pull away and defeat the Balers 43-36 in Hollister on Thursday.
Despite losing three players to foul trouble and two to previous injuries, the San Benito girls basketball team escaped Tuesday with a thrilling come-from-behind 66-65 victory over Salinas in double overtime.
In a basketball sense, San Benito sophomore Denise Martinez is much younger than her age. The first-year varsity player has only three years of basketball under her belt.
In its second chance, the San Benito girls basketball team won its first game of the year Thursday, beating Watsonville 56-25 in the opening game of the Wildcatz Tournament.
Despite losing two players to foul trouble, the San Benito girls basketball team cut through a 15-point second half deficit to Piedmont Hills but couldn’t pull off the complete comeback. Instead, the Balers lost its season-opening game 57-52 to the Pirates on Tuesday.
In December, before his first season at the helm of the girls basketball team, head coach Mitch Burley has one goal: Get into the Central Coast Section playoffs and win.
The San Benito girls basketball team won its final road game of the Tri-County Athletic League season Thursday, defeating league-leaders Salinas 42-39.
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