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CIF/Central Coast Section

Historical Record of
CCS Baseball Championship Results

Special thanks to
John Spalding and Don Nash for compiling this information!

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1967
Nine league champions took part in the first tournament, necessitating a one-game first round.
FIRST ROUND:
Holy Cross (CAA) def. Hollister or Live Oak (MTAL), ?-?
QUARTERFINALS:
Willow Glen (MHAL) def. Homestead (SCVAL), 7-6
Santa Cruz (MBL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 4-3
Sequoia (SPL) def. Holy Cross, 18-0
Camden (WVAL) def. Capuchino (MPL), 7-5
SEMIFINALS:
Willow Glen def. Santa Cruz, 2-1
Camden def. Sequoia, 3-2
FINALS

Willow Glen def. Camden, 8-5 (June 3 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
An eight-run first inning against two pitchers proved too much for favored Camden. Six hits and an assort-ment of wild pitches and walks gave the Rams the early cushion and they held on for the win.

 

 

1968
With the formation of the Santa Teresa and West Catholic leagues, eleven league champions competed in the second annual tournament. The teams were divided into four regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. El Camino (NPL) def. Burlingame (MPL), 5-0
III. Camden (WVAL) def. Piedmont Hills (MHAL), 5-0
IV. Hollister (MTAL) def. Junipero Memorial (CAA), 15-1
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Bellarmine (WCAL) def. El Camino, 4-3
II. Homestead (SCVAL) def. Cubberley (SPL), 3-0
III. Camden def. Pioneer (STAL), 4-0
IV. Santa Cruz (MBL) def. Hollister, 8-6
SEMIFINALS:
Homestead def. Bellarmine, 8-0
Santa Cruz def. Camden, 3-2
FINALS

Homestead def. Santa Cruz, 5-2 (June 8 at Municipal Stadium)
Dyke Johnson singled in two runs and Don DeSimone knocked in another to pace the Mustangs. Homestead took a 5-0 lead before Santa Cruz got to lefty Steve Lacki for a couple runs. Homestead scored its other two runs on a wild pitch and a balk with the bases loaded.

 

 

1969
The format remained the same with 11 league champions contending in four regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Sacred Heart (WCAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 4-3
III. Willow Glen (STAL) def. Lick (MHAL), 9-2
IV. Santa Cruz (MBL) def. Hollister (MTAL), 13-3
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Aragon (MPL) def. Sacred Heart, 8-2
II. Homestead (SCVAL) def. Sequoia (SPL), 9-4
III. Willow Glen def. Branham (WVAL), 3-1
IV. Santa Cruz def. Mora (CAA), 10-4
SEMIFINALS:
Homestead def. Aragon, 4-2
Willow Glen def. Santa Cruz, 6-2
FINALS

Homestead def. Willow Glen, 3-1 (June 6 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
Homestead managed single runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings without the benefit of an extra-base hit and relief pitcher Randy Zylker held off a Willow Glen threat in the bottom of the sixth to preserve the win.

 

 

1970
The format remained the same with 11 league champions contending in four regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Sacred Heart (WCAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 4-3
III. Willow Glen (STAL) def. Lick (MHAL), 9-2
IV. Santa Cruz (MBL) def. Hollister (MTAL), 13-3
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Aragon (MPL) def. Sacred Heart, 8-2
II. Homestead (SCVAL) def. Sequoia (SPL), 9-4
III. Willow Glen def. Branham (WVAL), 3-1
IV. Santa Cruz def. Mora (CAA), 10-4
SEMIFINALS:
Homestead def. Aragon, 4-2
Willow Glen def. Santa Cruz, 6-2
FINALS

Homestead def. Willow Glen, 3-1 (June 6 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
Homestead managed single runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings without the benefit of an extra-base hit and relief pitcher Randy Zylker held off a Willow Glen threat in the bottom of the sixth to preserve the win.

 

 

1971
There was no change in the format with 11 league champions competing in four regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. South San Francisco (NPL) def. Hillsdale (MPL), 6-0
III. Branham (WVAL) def. Lick (MHAL), 3-0
IV. Hollister (MTAL) def. Stevenson (CAA), 5-4
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Bellarmine (WCAL) def. South San Francisco, 7-0
II. Cupertino (SCVAL) def. Gunn (SPL), 3-1
III. Branham def. Lincoln (STAL), 2-1
IV. Hollister def. Santa Cruz (MBL), ?-?
SEMIFINALS:
Cupertino def. Bellarmine, 4-3
Branham def. Hollister, 9-0
FINALS

Branham def. Cupertino, 2-0 (June 5 at Municipal Stadium)
Jeff Gingrich, who lost only one game in his final two seasons, blanked Cupertino on four hits. He was staked to a 1-0 lead in the second inning on three singles and then got the two-run cushion in the third on singles by Bob Rasmussen and Bill Adamson. Gingrich struck out five of the final six batters.

 

 

1972
The format was changed with 12 league champions (Christian Schools League joined the field) taking part. The competition was divided in regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Riordan (WCAL) def. Burlingame (MPL), 7-3
II. Gunn (SPL) def. Regular Baptist (CSL), 14-1
III. Campbell (WVAL) def. Piedmont Hills (MHAL), 5-0
IV. Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Santa Cruz (MBL), 5-2
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Riordan def. South San Francisco (NPL), 6-2
II. Gunn def. Homestead (SCVAL), 5-3
III. Campbell def. San Jose (STAL), 4-0
IV. Pacific Grove def. Stevenson (CAA), 13-2
SEMIFINALS:
Gunn def. Pacific Grove, 5-0
Campbell def. Riordan, 5-4
FINALS

Campbell def. Gunn, 2-0 (June 3 at Municipal Stadium)
Kelly Davis pitched a one-hitter and the Bucs scored solo runs in the third and fourth innings. The first tally came on a double by Gordon Hahn 
and a single by his brother, George. Jeff Maxson singled in the next inning, went to third on an error and scored on a sacrifice fly.

 

 

1973
The format remained the same as the previous year. There were 12 league champions taking part in regional competition.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Burlingame (MPL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 3-2
II. Homestead (SCVAL) def. Baymonte Christian (CSAL), 18-0
III. Campbell (WVAL) def. Pioneer (STAL), 5-3
IV. Monterey (MBL) def. Menlo (CAA), 4-3
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Mitty (WCAL) def. Burlingame, 5-2
II. Homestead def. Carlmont (SPL), 3-0
III. Campbell def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 11-7
IV. Monterey def. Carmel (MTAL), 2-1
SEMIFINALS:
Campbell def. Homestead, 6-3
Mitty def. Monterey, 3-2
FINALS

Campbell def. Mitty, 7-2 (June 2 at Municipal Stadium)
Campbell scored four runs in the third inning and two more in the fourth and made it stand up for the win behind the clutch pitching of sophomore Steve McGrody. Jim Oswald and Ted Berton each got two hits for the winning Bucs.

 

 

1974
There was no change in the format -- 12 league champions competing in regional play.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Terra Nova (NPL) def. Bellarmine (WCAL), 9-2
II. San Carlos (SPL) def. Regular Baptist (CSAL), 19-0
III. Oak Grove (MHAL) def. Pioneer (STAL), 6-0
IV. Carmel (MTAL) def. Menlo (CAA), 16-0
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. Terra Nova def. Burlingame (MPL), 7-2
II. Sunnyvale (SCVAL) def. San Carlos, 7-4
III. Leigh (WVAL) def. Oak Grove, 6-5
IV. Alisal (MBL) def. Carmel, 7-0
SEMIFINALS:
Leigh def. Terra Nova, 2-1
Sunnyvale def. Alisal, 5-1
FINALS

Leigh def. Sunnyvale, 5-1 (June 1 at PAL Stadium)
The Longhorns scored all their runs in the first three innings and then held off Sunnyvale behind the six-hit pitching of Rick Foley. It was the fourth consecutive title for the West Valley League. Terry Murray crashed a home run for Leigh.

 

 

1975
The format remained the same with 12 league champions competing in four regions. The Fremont League was a new entry but the Christian Schools League dropped out.
FIRST ROUND:
I. Capuchino (MPL) def. Riordan (WCAL), 5-4
II. San Carlos (SPL) def. Sunnyvale (FL), 4-2
III. Oak Grove (MHAL) def. Branham (WVAL), 5-1
IV. Soquel (MBL) def. Menlo (CAA), 5-0
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. El Camino (NPL) def. Capuchino, 7-3
II. Wilcox (SCVAL) def. San Carlos, 5-1
III. Oak Grove def. Pioneer (STAL), 2-1
IV. Hollister (MTAL) def. Soquel, 7-1
SEMIFINALS:
El Camino def. Oak Grove, 1-0
Wilcox def. Hollister, 12-2
FINALS

El Camino def. Wilcox, 9-3 (June 7 at PAL Stadium)
Although pitcher Gene Montgomery walked 11, he struck out 14 and the Colts took an easy victory. Johnny Rico and Tim McGrew paced El Camino at the plate while Carney Lansford had 2-for-2 for Wilcox.

 

 

1976
The format was changed slightly, since only eleven league champions (The Coast Athletic Association dropped out) contested for the title. Competition continued to be divided into regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. El Camino (NPL) def. Capuchino (MPL), 7-0
II. Cupertino (FL) def. Buchser (SCVAL), 2-1
III. Leigh (WVAL) def. Pioneer (STAL), 3-0
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. El Camino def. Mitty (WCAL), 3-2
II. Cupertino def. Gunn (SPAL), 3-0
III. Leigh def. Oak Grove (MHL), 5-3
IV. Santa Cruz (MBL) def. Hollister (MTAL), ?-?
SEMIFINALS:
Leigh def. Cupertino, 6-2
Santa Cruz def. El Camino, 5-4
FINALS

Leigh def. Santa Cruz, 6-2 (June 2 at Municipal Stadium)
After Santa Cruz scored two runs in the first inning on four errors and no hits, Leigh came back to score six runs on just three hits. Santa Cruz committed seven errors. Rick Corbett got the win for the Longhorns in relief.

 

 

1977
Thirteen league champions took part in the tournament which was divided into regions. The Santa Cruz Coast League was a new entry while the Christian Schools League returned to competition. The De Anza League replaced the Fremont League.
FIRST ROUND:
I. El Camino (NPL) def. Serra (WCAL), 6-2
II. Buchser (SCVAL) def. Woodside (SPL), 6-3
III. Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Willow Glen (STAL), 7-5
IV. Soquel (SCCAL) def. Fremont Christian (CSAL), 9-3
Alisal (MBL) def. Gonzales (MTAL), 9-2
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. El Camino def. Hillsdale (MPL), 12-0
II. Buchser def. Homestead (DAL), 10-1
III. Campbell (WVAL) def. Santa Teresa, 6-4
IV. Soquel def. Alisal, 11-5
SEMIFINALS:
El Camino def. Buchser, 4-2
Soquel def. Campbell, 9-6
FINALS

El Camino def. Soquel, 8-6 (June 4 at Salinas Municipal Stadium)
El Camino broke a 5-5 tie in the sixth inning with a three-run uprising. The Colts scored two on a hit bats-man, two walks and a single by Rich Doran. The third run scored on a wild pitch. Jean Donalaya won the game in relief of Rich Bordi.

 

 

1978
The format was changed. In addition to the 13 league champions, three at-large teams were selected for a field of 16, which was divided into regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. San Mateo (MPL) def. El Camino (NPL), 8-6
Sacred Heart (WCAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 2-0
II. Wilcox (SCVAL) def. Sequoia (SPL), 3-0
Homestead (DAL) def. Mountain View (SCVAL), 5-4
III. Independence (MHAL) def. Leigh (WVAL), 3-0
Lincoln (STAL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 8-1
IV. North Salinas (MBL) def. Fremont Christian (CSAL), 12-2
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 12-6
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. San Mateo def. Sacred Heart, 7-4
II. Homestead def. Wilcox, 3-2
III. Independence def. Lincoln, 3-2
IV. Soquel def. North Salinas, 2-1
SEMIFINALS:
Independence def. San Mateo, 5-3
Soquel def. Homestead, 10-0
FINALS
Independence def. Soquel, 10-3 (June 3 at PAL Stadium)
After trailing throughout the game, Independence scored 10 runs in the top of the final inning to prevail. Pitcher Vic Porrovecchio contributed a grand slam homer after Kerry Williams’ bases-loaded double had tied the game at 3-3 earlier in the frame. Soquel’s pitchers had not allowed a run in 13 1/3 innings prior to the rally.
 

 

1979
The format remained the same -- 13 league champions and three at-large choices with competition divided into regions.
FIRST ROUND:
I. El Camino (NPL) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 2-0
Burlingame (MPL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 4-3
II. Carlmont (SPL) def. Buchser (SCVAL), 8-1
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL), 13-4
III. Branham (WVAL) def. Lincoln (STAL), 6-5
Oak Grove (MHAL) def. Del Mar (WVAL), 6-1
IV. Monterey (MBL) def. Santa Cruz (SCCAL), 14-3
Carmel (MTAL) def. Baymonte Christian (CSAL), 7-0
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
I. El Camino def. Burlingame, 13-5
II. Monta Vista def. Carlmont, 5-2
III. Branham def. Oak Grove, 5-4
IV. Carmel def. Monterey, 9-3
SEMIFINALS:
Carmel def. El Camino, 11-8
Branham def. Monta Vista, 6-2
FINALS
Carmel def. Branham, 4-3 (June 2 at PAL Stadium)
The Padres came from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game, 3-3, in the fifth inning on Neil Vandervort’s three-run home run and then scored the winner in the sixth inning as Dave Spear double home pinch-hitter Greg Bleisner. Sophomore Greg Raynes was the winning pitcher although allowing three runs in the first inning.
 

 

1980
The format was changed with 26 schools -- the champions and runners-up of 13 leagues -- being entered. Regional competition was dropped for the first time.
FIRST ROUND:
Los Altos (SCVAL) def. Willow Glen (STAL), 3-2
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Carlmont (SPL), 9-1
Hillsdale (MPL) def. Gunderson (STAL), 1-0
Yerba Buena (MHAL) def. Campbell (WVAL), 2-0
Watsonville (MBL) def. Berean Christian (CSAL), 6-0
Aragon (MPL) def. Menlo-Atherton (SPL), 13-8
Carmel (MTAL) def. Santa Cruz (SCCAL), 5-3
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Hollister (MTAL), 6-2
Baymonte Christian (CSAL) def. North Salinas (MBL), 9-2
Homestead (DAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 5-4
SECOND ROUND:
Saratoga (DAL) def. Los Altos, 4-0
St. Ignatius def. Hillsdale, 9-8
Peterson (SCVAL) def. Yerba Buena, 7-3
Watsonville def. Independence (MHAL), 6-3
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Aragon, 4-1
Serra (WCAL) def. Carmel, 3-2
Aptos def. Baymonte Christian, 8-2
Homestead def. Blackford (WVAL), 9-2
QUARTERFINALS:
Saratoga def. St. Ignatius, 3-2
Peterson def. Watsonville, 1-0
Terra Nova def. Serra, 5-3
Aptos def. Homestead, 5-3
SEMIFINALS:
Peterson def. Saratoga, 6-2
Terra Nova def. Aptos, 6-0
FINALS
Terra Nova def. Peterson, 9-5 (May 31 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
Russ Smathers, a .167 hitter during the regular season, singled, doubled, homered and drove in three runs to pace Terra Nova. The winners scored three in the first, two in the second and after Smathers’ solo homer in the fifth, added three more in the sixth. Peterson scored three in the bottom of the final inning
 

 

1981
The same format was followed -- champions and runnersup from 13 leagues forming a field of 26 teams.
FIRST ROUND:
Capuchino (MPL) def. Carlmont (SPL), 2-1
Westmoor (NPL) def. Berean Christian (CSAL), 8-0
Seaside (MBL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 6-1
Aptos (SCCAL) def. North Salinas (MBL), 4-1
Gunderson (STAL) def. Baymonte Christian (CSAL), 12-0
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 1-0
Awalt (SCVAL) def. Homestead (DAL), 7-6
Yerba Buena (MHAL) def. Woodside (SPL), 8-0
Lincoln (STAL) def. Aragon (MPL), 5-2
Serra (WCAL) def. Prospect (WVAL), 6-5
SECOND ROUND:
Capuchino def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 18-9
Los Gatos (WVAL) def. Westmoor, 15-7
Seaside def. Aptos, 2-1
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Gunderson, 2-0
Peterson (SCVAL) def. Santa Cruz, 4-1
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Awalt, 12-1
Yerba Buena def. Lincoln, 6-4
Serra def. El Camino (NPL), 14-11
QUARTERFINALS:
Capuchino def. Los Gatos, 3-2
Monta Vista def. Seaside, 8-3
St. Francis def. Peterson, 14-1
Yerba Buena def. Serra, 6-1
SEMIFINALS:
Capuchino def. Monta Vista, 5-2
St. Francis def. Yerba Buena, 4-2
FINALS
St. Francis def. Capuchino, 4-0 (May 30 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
The winners scored their runs in the bottom of the third inning on two hits and three errors. Pitcher Jon Carlson, although in trouble several times, held the Mustangs to five hits and no runs.
 

 

1982

PRESS COVERAGE

The format was unchanged -- champions and runnersup from 13 leagues making a field of 26.
FIRST ROUND:
Wilcox (SCVAL) def. Pioneer (STAL), 6-5
Woodside (SPL) def. Hill (MHAL), 3-1
Prospect (WVAL) def. Willow Glen (STAL), 6-3
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Monterey (MBL), 5-3
Serra (WCAL) def. Westmoor (NPL), 14-7
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Hollister (MTAL), 13-5
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Berean Christian (CSAL), 9-2
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Carlmont (SPL), 5-1
Hillsdale (MPL) def. Los Altos (SCVAL), 6-4
Alisal (MBL) def. Valley Christian (CSAL), 3-0
SECOND ROUND:
Wilcox def. Woodside, 7-0
Prospect def. St. Francis (WCAL), 2-1
El Camino (NPL) def. Pacific Grove, 9-3
Serra def. Homestead (DAL), 3-2
Monta Vista def. Hillsdale, 13-3
Westmont (WVAL) def. Alisal, 6-5
Mills (MPL) def. Soquel, 3-2
Overfelt (MHAL) def. Aptos, 5-3
QUARTERFINALS:
Prospect def. Wilcox, 5-2
Serra def. El Camino, 22-5
Westmont def. Monta Vista, 4-2
Mills def. Overfelt, 3-2
SEMIFINALS:
Prospect def. Serra, 7-0
Westmont def. Mills, 8-6
FINALS
Prospect def. Westmont, 8-7 (May 29 at San Jose Municipal Stadium)
Down to their last strike and trailing by two runs, Prospect tied the score, 7-7, on Harold Sutherland’s bases-loaded single and then won it two batters later on Rob Goddard’s long liner over the left-fielder’s head. JoRay Marrujo was the winning pitcher in relief.
 

 

1983

COMPLETE RESULTS

A new format was introduced. The champions and runnersup from 12 leagues (the Mid and South Peninsula leagues combined into the Peninsula League) automatically qualified and eight at-large teams were selected to produce a 32-team field.
FIRST ROUND:
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Capuchino (PAL), 10-6
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Yerba Buena (MHAL), 3-1
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Baymonte Christian (CSAL), 12-3
Wilcox (SCVAL) def. Hollister (MTAL), 6-2
Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Fremont (DAL), 6-2
Leigh (WVAL) def. Monterey (MBL), 5-1
Willow Glen (STAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 1-0
Serra (WCAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 9-5
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Fremont Christian (CSAL), 13-2
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Del Mar (WVAL), 9-3
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 1-0
Carlmont (PAL) def. Overfelt (MHAL), 6-1
Westmont (WVAL) def. Lynbrook (DAL), 3-2
South San Francisco (NPL) def. Leland (STAL), 12-3
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Sequoia (PAL), 5-1
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. Watsonville (MBL), 6-2
SECOND ROUND:
Soquel def. Terra Nova, 8-0
Wilcox def. Pacific Grove, 5-4
Santa Teresa def. Leigh, 6-4
Serra def. Willow Glen, 3-1
Monta Vista def. Santa Cruz, 13-4
Aptos def. Carlmont, 10-3
Westmont def. South San Francisco, 8-7
St. Francis def. Santa Clara, 3-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Wilcox def. Soquel, 4-1
Serra def. Santa Teresa, 2-1
Aptos def. Monta Vista, 12-3
St. Francis def. Westmont, 2-1
SEMIFINALS:
Serra def. Wilcox, 9-2
St. Francis def. Aptos, 8-5
FINALS
St. Francis def. Serra, 6-5 (May 28 at PAL Stadium)
Matt McCormick pitched a four-hitter and doubled home the winning run in the bottom of the final inning. Serra led 5-3 on a three-run homer by 
Gregg Jefferies in the fifth, but St. Francis tied it in the sixth on Chris McCall’s two-run round-tripper.
 

 

1984
The format was unchanged -- the champions and runners-up from 12 leagues along with eight at-large selections for a field of 32.
FIRST ROUND:
Live Oak (MBL) def. Monta Vista (DAL), 12-6
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 4-1
Sequoia (PAL) def. Del Mar (WVAL), 3-0
Willow Glen (STAL) def. Valley Christian (CSAL), 8-2
Serra (WCAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 3-1
Saratoga (DAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL), 7-6
Los Gatos (DAL) def. Santa Cruz (SCCAL), 9-8
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Hill (MHAL), 8-7
South San Francisco (NPL) def. Capuchino (PAL), 4-2
Branham (WVAL) def. Mitty (WCAL), 10-5
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Leland (STAL), 16-4
North Salinas (MBL) def. Monte Vista Christian (CSAL), 6-0
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 7-3
Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Gunderson (STAL), 7-3
Carmel (MTAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (MHAL), 6-0
Fremont (DAL) def. Aragon (PAL), 3-2
SECOND ROUND:
Live Oak def. Soquel, 3-0
Willow Glen def. Sequoia, 10-3
Serra def. Saratoga, 9-1
Los Gatos def. Terra Nova, 6-5
Branham def. South San Francisco, 8-6
Aptos def. North Salinas, 9-5
Santa Clara def. Santa Teresa, 10-3
Carmel def. Fremont, 9-8
QUARTERFINALS:
Live Oak def. Willow Glen, 2-0
Serra def. Los Gatos, 15-4
Aptos def. Branham, 5-4
Carmel def. Santa Clara, 8-6
SEMIFINALS:
Serra def. Live Oak, 2-0
Aptos def. Carmel, 3-2
FINALS
Serra def. Aptos, 5-3 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)
Tim McKercher was the batting hero and Mike Roza pitched the Padres to the win. McKercher doubled and scored the first run on Gregg Jefferies’ groundout. McKercher then hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to put Serra ahead to stay. Roza won his 30th game in three years.
 

 

1985
The same format was used -- champions and runnersup from 12 leagues along with eight at-large selections for a field of 32.
FIRST ROUND:
Harbor (SCCAL) def. North Salinas (MBL), 8-2
Stevenson (MTAL) def. Monte Vista Christian (CSAL), 4-3
Gunderson (STAL) def. Hill (MHAL), 3-0
Homestead (DAL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 3-0
Mills (PAL) def. Sacred Heart (WCAL), 4-1
Sequoia (PAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 1-0
Gunn (SCVAL) def. Westmont (WVAL), 16-6
Serra (WCAL) def. Fremont (DAL), 12-3
Live Oak (MBL) def. Alisal (MTAL), 18-3
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Monta Vista (DAL), 11-4
Leland (STAL) def. Branham (WVAL), 16-4
Seaside (MBL) def. Los Gatos (DAL), 3-1
South San Francisco (NPL) def. Hillsdale (PL), 5-4
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 5-3
Palma (MTAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 3-2
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Valley Christian (CSAL), 4-2
SECOND ROUND:
Stevenson def. Harbor, 9-5
Homestead def. Gunderson, 7-2
Sequoia def. Mills, 5-2
Serra def. Gunn, 7-4
Bellarmine def. Live Oak, 18-3
Seaside def. Leland, 6-5
South San Francisco def. Santa Clara, 5-3
Santa Cruz def. Palma, 6-4
QUARTERFINALS:
Stevenson def. Homestead, 2-1
Serra def. Sequoia, 6-5
Bellarmine def. Seaside, 5-1
Santa Cruz def. South San Francisco, 4-1
SEMIFINALS:
Serra def. Stevenson, 3-2
Bellarmine def. Santa Cruz, 8-4
FINALS
Bellarmine def. Serra, 10-9 (May 25 at Municipal Stadium)
Chris Hammett’s two-run double in the top of the eighth inning gave the Bells the winning margin. The game was tied 8-8 after the regulation seven innings, setting up Hammett’s blow. Serra scored once in the bottom of the eighth on two Bellarmine errors but relief pitcher Mark Walker shut the door for the winners.
 

 

1986
There was no change in the format with the champions and runnersup of 12 leagues automatically qualifying along with eight at-large selections for a field of 32.
FIRST ROUND:
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL), 14-0
Gilroy (MBL) def. Watsonville (SCCAL), 7-0
Carlmont (PAL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL) by forfeit
South San Francisco (NPL) def. Berean Christian (CSAL), 12-2
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. Independence (MHAL), 13-3
Monterey (MBL) def. Gunderson (STAL), 11-3
Capuchino (PAL) def. Valley Christian (CSAL), 2-1
Lynbrook (DAL) def. Westmont (WVAL), 4-0
Serra (WCAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 13-9
Los Altos (SCVAL) def. Del Mar (WVAL), 12-6
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Prospect (WVAL), 3-0
Harbor (SCCAL) def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 7-1
Willow Glen (STAL) def. San Mateo (PAL), 5-4
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Alisal (MTAL), 3-2
North Salinas (MBL) def. King City (MTAL), 12-0
Palma (MTAL) def. Monte Vista Christian (CSAL), 6-5
SECOND ROUND:
Bellarmine def. Gilroy, 9-2
Carlmont def. South San Francisco, 4-1
Santa Clara def. Monterey, 5-2
Capuchino def. Lynbrook, 4-3Serra def. Los Altos, 11-5
Soquel def. Harbor, 1-0
Willow Glen def. Monta Vista, 4-1
North Salinas def. Palma, 3-2
QUARTERFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Carlmont, 14-0
Santa Clara def. Capuchino, 13-1
Serra def. Soquel, 10-0
North Salinas def. Willow Glen, 4-2
SEMIFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Santa Clara, 14-2
North Salinas def. Serra, 3-2
FINALS
Bellarmine def. North Salinas, 2-0 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)
Chris Mullins cracked a two-run single in the top of the final inning to break a 0-0 deadlock and give Bellarmine its second straight championship and the fourth in a row for the West Catholic League. Mark Walker pitched a two-hitter for the Bells, overcoming a 12-strikeout, three-hit performance by North Salinas’ Vince Fultz.
 

 

1987
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
A new format was introduced, breaking the playoffs into two divisions. The winners and runnersup from nine "larger" leagues were seeded and the champions and runnersup from the three other leagues, plus two at-large selections, played in Division II.
DIVISION I 1987
FIRST ROUND:
Monterey (MBL) def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 4-1
Willow Glen (STAL) def. Half Moon Bay (NPL), 4-3
SECOND ROUND:
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Monterey, 2-1
Hillsdale (PAL) def. Los Gatos (WVAL), 6-0
Palo Alto (SCVAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 8-7
Homestead (DAL) def. Gunderson (STAL), 6-3
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. Monta Vista (DAL), 5-3
Leigh (WVAL) def. Carlmont (PAL), 3-1
Live Oak (MBL) def. Serra (WCAL), 6-2
Oak Grove (MHAL) def. Willow Glen, 1-0
QUARTERFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Hillsdale, 7-1
Homestead def. Palo Alto, 6-1
Santa Clara def. Leigh, 5-4
Oak Grove def. Live Oak, 4-1
SEMIFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Homestead, 6-1
Oak Grove def. Santa Clara, 3-2
FINALS
Bellarmine def. Oak Grove, 19-10 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)
Bellarmine scored twice in the first inning, eight times in the second and three in the third to clinch its third straight CCS crown early. Billy Owens homered and the Bells took advantage of nine Oak Grove errors.
 
DIVISION II 1987
FIRST ROUND:
North Monterey County (SCCAL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 8-4
Watsonville (SCCAL)def. Monte vista Christian (CSAL), 4-0
Palma (MTAL) def. Berean Christian (CSAL), 28-4
Harbor (SCCAL) def. Valley Christian (CSAL), ?-?
SEMIFINALS:
North Monterey County def. Watsonville, 8-4
Harbor def. Palma, 3-1
FINALS
Harbor def. North Monterey County, 11-1 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1988
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
For the second consecutive year, a new format was introduced. It involved the winners and runnersup from 12 leagues being divided into two divisions -- I-4A for the 20 larger schools and I-3A for the eight smaller schools (Note: four teams were selected from both the North Peninsula League and Christian Schools League).
DIVISION I 1988
FIRST ROUND:
Los Gatos (WVAL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 6-1
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Hillsdale (PAL), 8-7
Pioneer (STAL) def. North Salinas (MBL), 6-5
Wilcox (SCVAL) def. Saratoga (DAL), 2-1
SECOND ROUND:
Monterey (MBL) def. Los Gatos, 8-3
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Capuchino (PAL), 10-2
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def. Terra Nova, 8-3
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Lynbrook (DAL), 7-2
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Pioneer, 6-0
South San Francisco (NPL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 6-1
Leland (STAL) def. Wilcox, 6-1
Branham (WVAL) def. Piedmont Hills (MHAL), 10-3
QUARTERFINALS:
St. Francis def. Monterey, 8-1
Soquel def. Santa Clara, 5-3
Bellarmine def. South San Francisco, 4-0
Leland def. Branham, 7-5
SEMIFINALS:
Soquel def. St. Francis, 4-1
Bellarmine def. Leland, 6-4
FINALS
Bellarmine def. Soquel, 6-4 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
Bellarmine came from behind with three unearned runs in the sixth inning to win its fourth consecutive title. Scott Mollalhan went the route for his 11th win against one defeat.
 
DIVISION II 1988
FIRST ROUND:
Carmel (MTAL) def. Valley Christian (CPSAL), 3-0
Half Moon Bay (NPL) def. Redwood Christian (CPSAL), 17-5
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Liberty Baptist (CPSAL), 22-1
Menlo (CPSAL) def. Oceana (NPL), 5-4
SEMIFINALS:
Half Moon Bay def. Carmel, 5-1
Menlo def. Pacific Grove, 7-2
FINALS
Menlo def. Half Moon Bay, 9-4 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1989
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format was changed for the third straight year. The winners and runnersup from 12 leagues were entered in Division I and were joined by eight third-place finishers chosen as at-large entries for a field of 32 which was split into larger schools (4A) and smaller schools (3A). The top four teams from the Christian/Private Schools League made up Division II.
DIVISION I 1989
FIRST ROUND:
Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL), 5-4
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Hill (MHAL), 4-2
Monterey (MBL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 4-1
Leland (STAL) def. Homestead (DAL), 7-6
Los Gatos (DAL) def. Gunderson (STAL), 5-3
Gilroy (MBL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 6-4
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Monta Vista (DAL), 3-2
Live Oak (MBL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 3-2
QUARTERFINALS:
St. Francis def. Santa Teresa, 5-2
Leland def. Monterey, 3-0
Los Gatos def. Gilroy, 6-1
Bellarmine def. Live Oak, 6-5
SEMIFINALS:
Leland def. St. Francis, 6-4
Los Gatos def. Bellarmine, 5-2
FINALS
Leland def. Los Gatos, 3-0 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
The Chargers scored twice in the first inning on two walks, a single and a sacrifice fly and that was enough for the win. Leland added a third 
score in the third. After Leland starter Gary Merrill issued his sixth walk in the third inning, 14-year-old freshman Mike Rennhack came in and shut the door on the Wildcats for the win.
 
DIVISION II 1989
FIRST ROUND:
Blackford (WVAL) def. Carlmont (PAL), 6-0
Palo Alto (SCVAL) def. San Mateo (PAL), 3-2
Palma (MTAL) def. Santa Cruz (SCCAL), 3-2
Carmel (MTAL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 7-5
Capuchino (PAL) def. Riordan (WCAL), 13-2
Branham (WVAL) def. Pacific Grove (MTAL), 9-1
El Camino (NPL) def. Leigh (WVAL), 2-1
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Mountain View (SCVAL), 6-4
QUARTERFINALS:
Blackford def. Palo Alto, 4-0
Carmel def. Palma, 6-5
Branham def. Capuchino, 6-4
El Camino def. Terra Nova, 4-3
SEMIFINALS:
Carmel def. Blackford, 5-0
Branham def. El Camino, 3-2
FINALS
Menlo def. Sacred Heart (May 18 at Baylands Park)

 

1990
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same except that the Division II section was dropped. Winners and runnersup from 12 leagues plus eight at-large entries made up the field which was split into two divisions based on enrollment.
DIVISION I 1990
FIRST ROUND:
Leland (STAL) def. Gilroy (MBL), 7-0
Willow Glen (STAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL), 5-3
Serra (WCAL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 3-0
Wilcox (SCVAL) def. North Salinas (MBL), 2-1
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Mitty (WCAL), 6-2
Los Gatos (DAL) def. Independence (MHL), 7-2
Watsonville (SCCAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 8-4
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 3-0
QUARTERFINALS:
Leland def. Willow Glen, 10-0
Serra def. Wilcox, 8-3
Monta Vista def. Los Gatos, 11-5
Watsonville def. Bellarmine, 6-5
SEMIFINALS:
Leland def. Serra, 5-1
Monta Vista def. Watsonville, 1-0
FINALS
Monta Vista def. Leland, 3-0 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)
After getting off to a 3-0 lead in the third inning, the Matadors called on their undefeated ace, Ryan Hancock, who struck out 10 and allowed 
only one hit over five innings. A walk, single and sacrifice fly got Monta Vista its first run. In the third, Ryan Pearson tripled and scored on Greg Carlstrom’s single. Carlstrom stole second and scored on two successive groundouts.
 
DIVISION II 1990
FIRST ROUND:
San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 3-2
Leigh (WVAL) def. San Mateo (PL), 9-5
Burlingame (PAL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 9-8
Cupertino (DAL) def. Menlo (CPSAL), 7-5
Palo Alto (SCVAL) def. Blackford (WVAL), 6-2
Valley Christian (CPSAL) def. Palma (MTAL), 9-3
Capuchino (PAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 3-1
North Monterey County (SCCAL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 2-1
QUARTERFINALS:
San Lorenzo Valley def. Leigh, 13-9
Cupertino def. Burlingame, 13-3
Palo Alto def. Valley Christian, 12-8
North Monterey County def. Capuchino, 6-3
SEMIFINALS:
San Lorenzo Valley def. Cupertino, 3-2
North Monterey County def. Palo Alto, 3-2
FINALS
North Monterey County def. San Lorenzo Valley, 3-2 (May 25 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1991
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same -- winners and runnersup from 12 leagues plus eight at-large entries made up the field which was split into two divisions based on enrollment.
DIVISION I 1991
FIRST ROUND:
Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL), 5-3
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Leland (STAL), 6-2
Gilroy (MBL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL), 6-1
Watsonville (SCCAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (MHAL), 8-3
Salinas (MBL) def. Monta Vista (DAL), 10-3
Serra (WCAL) def. Los Gatos (DAL), 10-2
St. Francis (WCAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 7-1
Homestead (DAL) def. Oak Grove (MHAL), 3-2
QUARTERFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Santa Teresa, 6-3
Watsonville def. Gilroy, 14-1
Serra def. Salinas, 7-0
St. Francis def. Homestead, 11-9
SEMIFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Watsonville, 5-0
Serra def. St. Francis, 1-0
FINALS
Serra def. Bellarmine, 12-1 (May 24 at Municipal Stadium)
Left-hander Dan Serafini pitched his second complete game victory of the tournament to pace the Padres to the title. He beat Salinas on a no-hitter in the second round. The only score Serafini allowed came in the final inning thanks to a two-base error. The winners score five in the second inning and the same number in the sixth frame, adding two more runs in the third inning.
 
DIVISION II 1991
FIRST ROUND:
King City (MTAL) def. S.F. Christian (CPSAL), 7-0
Palo Alto (SCVAL) def. Burlingame (PAL), 3-1
Carlmont (PAL) def. San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL), 9-1
Del Mar (WVAL) def. Menlo (CPSAL), 6-3
Capuchino (PAL) def. Carmel (MTAL), 4-3
Pioneer (STAL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 6-2
Westmont (WVAL) def. South S.F. (NPL), 6-2
Blackford (WVAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 2-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Palo Alto def. King City, 11-10
Del Mar def. Carlmont, 5-4
Pioneer def. Capuchino, 5-4
Blackford def. Westmont, 2-1
SEMIFINALS:
Palo Alto def. Del Mar, 9-5
Blackford def. Pioneer, 15-3
FINALS
Blackford def. Palo Alto, 3-2 (May 25 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1992
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same although the names of the divisions were changed. Champions and runnersup from 12 leagues plus eight at-large 
entries made up the field which was split into two divisions based on enrollment.
DIVISION I 1992
FIRST ROUND:
Hollister (MBL) def. Aragon (PAL), 6-2
Mt. Pleasant (MHAL) def. Monterey (MBL), 5-0
Wilcox (SCVAL) def. Santa Teresa (MHAL), 4-2
Bellarmine (WVAL) def. El Camino (NPL), 6-2
Serra (WCAL) def. Fremont (DAL), 6-0
Homestead (DAL) def. Live Oak (MBL), 3-0
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Leigh (WVAL), 2-1
Leland (STAL) def. Los Gatos (DAL), 6-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Mt. Pleasant def. Hollister, 5-4
Bellarmine def. Wilcox, 9-0
Serra def. Homestead, 8-1
St. Francis def. Leland, 4-2
SEMIFINALS:
Mt. Pleasant def. Bellarmine, 11-7
Serra def. St. Francis, 5-1
FINALS
Mt. Pleasant def. Serra, 2-0 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)
Robert Coney Jr. scattered five singles and allowed only one base runner past first base to lead the Card-inals to their first-ever baseball title over the favored Padres. Two misplays aided Mt. Pleasant scoring two runs in the fourth inning. After two singles, a misplay on a double play ball allowed one run to score and a two-out error by the shortstop allowed in the second.
 
DIVISION II 1992
FIRST ROUND:
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. South S.F. (NPL), 6-2
Carmel (MTAL) def. San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL), 8-1
Westmont (WVAL) def. Willow Glen (STAL), 8-1
Carlmont def. Mountain View (SCVAL), 6-4
Hillsdale (PAL) def. Menlo (CPSL), 3-1
King City (MTAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 8-7
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL), 3-1
Pioneer (STAL) def. Valley Christian (CPSL), 4-2
QUARTERFINALS:
Carmel def. Pacific Grove, 12-5
Carlmont def. Westmont, 6-5
King City def. Hillsdale, 6-2
Santa Cruz def. Pioneer, 8-6
SEMIFINALS:
Carlmont def. Carmel, 2-1
Santa Cruz def. King City, 5-1
FINALS
Carlmont def. Santa Cruz, 7-2 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1993
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same with winners and runnersup from 12 leagues plus eight at-large entries making up the field which was split into two divisions based on enrollment.
DIVISION I 1993
FIRST ROUND:
Santa Teresa (MHAL) def. Live Oak (MBL), 3-2
Monta Vista (DAL) def. Aragon (PAL), 12-10
Del Mar (WVAL) def. Monterey (MBL), 6-3
Serra (WCAL) def. Leland (STAL), 5-0
Milpitas (SCVAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (MHAL), 5-2
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 7-1
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Hollister (MBL), 2-1
Leigh (WVAL) def. Sequoia (PAL), 10-9
QUARTERFINALS:
Santa Teresa def. Monta Vista, 3-2
Serra def. Del Mar, 8-1
St. Ignatius def. Milpitas, 23-5
Leigh def. St. Francis, 3-0
SEMIFINALS:
Serra def. Santa Teresa, 4-3
St. Ignatius def. Leigh, 6-5
FINALS
Serra def. St. Ignatius, 10-6 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
Tony Vargas' three-run double in the first inning sparked a 5-run Serra outburst and the Padres then duplicated it in the third inning and held on for the victory. Pete Brennan's bases-loaded triple was the big hit of the third inning outburst. St. Ignatius scored its runs in the final two innings.
 
DIVISION II 1993
FIRST ROUND:
Lynbrook (DAL) def. Pacific Grove (MTAL), 7-4
Willow Glen (STAL) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL), 6-5
Carlmont (PAL) def. Valley Christian of Dublin (CPSAL), 17-0
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 5-3
Palma (MTAL) def. Valley Christian of San Jose (CPSAL), 10-1
King City (MTAL) def. Menlo (CPSAL), 3-2
San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 3-2
Cupertino (DAL) def. Half Moon Bay (NPL), 3-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Lynbrook def. Willow Glen, 11-7
Carlmont def. Santa Cruz, 4-0
King City def. Palma, 5-4
San Lorenzo Valley def. Cupertino, 2-1
SEMIFINALS:
Carlmont def. Lynbrook, 1-0
King City def. San Lorenzo Valley, 3-1
FINALS
Carlmont def. King City, 1-0 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1994
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same -- 32 teams divided into two divisions of 16 apiece based on enrollment but the selection was different due to league realignments.
DIVISION I 1994
FIRST ROUND:
Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL) def. Silver Creek (BVAL-STAL), 8-0
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Live Oak (MBL), 9-4
Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 4-2
Serra (WCAL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 5-2
Independence (BVAL-MHAL) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 2-1
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Monta Vista (SCVAL-DAL), 6-5
El Camino (NPL) def. Aragon (PAL), 10-2
Gilroy (MBL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 5-3
QUARTERFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Oak Grove, 5-4
Serra def. Santa Teresa, 9-2
Leland def. Independence, 7-4
El Camino def. Gilroy, 1-0
SEMIFINALS:
Serra def. Bellarmine, 5-1
El Camino def. Leland, 7-5
FINALS
Serra def. El Camino, 3-0 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
Scoring single runs in the first, third and fourth innings, the Padres used the 5-hit pitching of John Chap-man and Matt Schaukowitch to win their second straight title. Serra wasn't able to get any big hits but managed to bunt, steal and sacrifice to get the winning tallies.
 
DIVISION II 1994
FIRST ROUND:
Saratoga (SCVAL-ECAL) def. King City (MTAL), 5-0
Carmel (MTAL) def. King's Academy (PSAL), 15-0
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Carlmont (PAL), 10-2
Sequoia (PAL) def. Cupertino (SCVAL-ECAL), 2-1
Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 8-0
Monterey (MBL) def. Pacific Grove (MTAL), 8-3
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Valley Christian (BVAL-WVAL), 2-1
Menlo (PSAL) def. Willow Glen (BVAL-STAL), 4-3
QUARTERFINALS:
Saratoga def. Carmel, 5-3
Sequoia def. Soquel, 2-1
Palo Alto def. Monterey, 3-1
Terra Nova def. Menlo, 6-1
SEMIFINALS:
Sequoia def. Saratoga, 7-4
Terra Nova def. Palo Alto, 5-2
FINALS
Sequoia def. Terra Nova, 7-3 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)

 

1995
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same -- 32 teams divided into two divisions of 16 apiece based on enrollment.
DIVISION I 1995
FIRST ROUND:
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Alisal (MTAL), 11-3
Leigh (BVAL-MHAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 5-3
Live Oak (MBL) def. El Camino (NPL), 2-1
St. Francis (WCAL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 9-4
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Piedmont Hills (BVAL-MHAL), 13-8
Mills (PAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 4-3
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Serra (WCAL), 7-3
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Fremont (SCVAL-ECAL), 3-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Bellarmine def. Leigh, 10-4
St. Francis def. Live Oak 8-7
Los Gatos def. Mills, 2-1
Leland def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 9-5
SEMIFINALS:
St. Francis def. Bellarmine, 4-0
Los Gatos def. Leland, 6-2
FINALS
St. Francis def. Los Gatos, 9-5 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
The Lancers jumped out to a 6-0 lead and extended it to 8-1 on 10 hits and 5 Los Gatos errors before the losing Wildcats cut the margin late in the game. Nick Pavlovich won his 10th game of the season but needed relief help from Mike Zirelli.
 
DIVISION II 1995
FIRST ROUND:
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 5-0
Gunderson (BVAL-STAL) def. Menlo (PSAL), 3-2
Carlmont (PAL) def. King's Academy (CPSAL), 7-2
Monterey (MBL) def. Saratoga (SCVAL-ECAL), 12-6
Aragon (PAL) def. Del Mar (BVAL-STAL), 2-1
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Pioneer (BVAL-STAL), 5-4
San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL), 6-3
Terra Nova (NPL) def. Valley Christian (BVAL-WVAL), 11-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Pacific Grove def. Gunderson, 4-3
Carlmont def. Monterey, 4-1
Soquel def. Aragon, 3-2
Terra Nova def. San Lorenzo Valley, 19-8
SEMIFINALS:
Pacific Grove def. Carlmont, 8-3
Soquel def. Terra Nova, 8-7
FINALS
Soquel def. Pacific Grove, 3-0 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)


1996
DIVISION I DIVISION II  
   
The format remained the same -- 32 teams divided into two divisions of 16 apiece based on enrollment. Top-seeded teams were Wilcox (Division I) 
and Monterey (Division II).
DIVISION I 1996
FIRST ROUND:
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 5-4
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Hollister (MBL), 5-4
Mitty (WCAL) def. Homestead (SCVAL-ECAL), 10-6
Monta Vista (SCVAL-DAL) def. Leigh (BVAL-MHAL), 7-6
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-DAL), 2-1
Salinas (MBL) def. Piedmont Hills (BVAL-MHAL), 11-5
Live Oak (MBL) def. Serra (WCAL), 7-0
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Overfelt (BVAL-STAL), 11-0
QUARTERFINALS:
Leland def. Bellarmine, 11-8
Monta Vista def. Mitty, 6-4
St. Francis def. Salinas, 6-1
Wilcox def. Live Oak, 13-2
SEMIFINALS:
Leland def. Monta Vista, 7-4
St. Francis def. Wilcox, 12-2
FINALS
Leland def. St. Francis, 12-6 (May 25 at Municipal Stadium)
Down to their final six outs and trailing by two runs, the Chargers exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to win the title. Jon Blass, who came on in relief in the fourth inning, retired 10 of the 11 batters he faced for the victory.
 
DIVISION II 1996
FIRST ROUND:
Sequoia (PAL) def. Terra Nova (NPL), 2-1
Menlo ( PSAL) def. South San Francisco (NPL), 2-1
El Camino (NPL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 5-2
Carmel (MTAL) def. Prospect (BVAL-WVAL), 8-1
Harbor (SCCAL) def. Valley Christian (BVAL-STAL), 2-0
Palma (MTAL) def. Hillsdale (PAL), 3-2
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL),5-3
Monterey (MBL) def. King’s Academy (CPSAL), 10-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Sequoia def. Menlo, 2-1
Carmel def. El Camino, 2-1
Palma def. Harbor, 1-0
Monterey def. Los Gatos, 7-1
SEMIFINALS:
Carmel def. Sequoia, 10-2
Monterey def. Palma, 8-4
FINALS
Carmel def. Monterey, 15-1 (May 25 at Municipal Stadium)


1997

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

 
   
The format remained the same -- 32 teams divided into two divisions of 16 apiece based on enrollment. Top-seeded teams were Wilcox (Division I) 
and Palo Alto (Division II).

DIVISION I 1997 COMPLETE BRACKETS
FIRST ROUND:
Serra (WCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-DAL), 6-5
Mitty (WCAL) def. North Monterey Co. (MBL), 10-2
Live Oak (MBL) def. Piedmont Hills (BVAL-MHAL), 5-2
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 6-0
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Gilroy (MBL), 10-3
Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 11-2
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 13-2
Westmont (BVAL-WVAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 6-5
QUARTERFINALS:
Mitty def. Serra, 6-4
Oak Grove def. Live Oak, 5-4
St. Francis def. Bellarmine, 8-1
Leland def. Westmont, 6-1
SEMIFINALS:
Mitty def. Oak Grove, 8-1
Leland def. St. Francis, 5-4
FINALS
Mitty def. Leland, 11-5 (May 31 at PAL Stadium)
Mitty proved itself up to a challenge by Leland and out-slugged the Chargers. With Brandon Macchi drilling a two-run homer in the third, Mitty took a 6-0 lead into the fifth inning but Leland cut it to 6-4 on Adam Shorsher’s grand-slam. The winning Monarchs, however, came back with five runs in the bottom of the inning, thanks to Zeph Zinsman’s grand slam and held on for the win.
 
DIVISION II 1997 COMPLETE BRACKETS
FIRST ROUND:
Valley Christian (BVAL-MHD) def. San Mateo (PAL-OD), 6-2
Carmel (MTAL) def. Terra Nova (PAL-BD), 11-10
Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAD) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 7-1
Willow Glen (BVAL-STD) def. Capuchino (PAL-BD), 12-9
Monterey (MBL) def. Menlo (PSA), 8-4
Pioneer (BVAL-MHAL) def. Cupertino (SCVAL-ECAL), 4-3
Gunderson (BVAL-STAL) def. San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL), 7-6
The King’s Academy (CPSAL) def. Palma (MTAL), 8-1
QUARTERFINALS:
Carmel def. Valley Christian, 9-7
Willow Glen def. The King’s Academy, 20-3
Monterey def. Pioneer, 8-7
Palo Alto def. Gunderson, 6-2
SEMIFINALS:
Carmel def. Willow Glen, 26-8
Monterey def. Leland, 5-1
FINALS
Carmel def. Monterey, 11-2 (May 31 at PAL Stadium)


1998

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   
The format was changed. Eight more teams were added to the field for a total of 40. The schools were divided into three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams and 8 went into Division III. Top-seeded teams were Wilcox (Division I), Monterey (Division II) and Valley Christian (Division III).

DIVISION I 1998 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-DAL), 5-2
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL), 12-6
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Silver Creek (BVAL-WVAL), 6-5
Serra (WCAL) def. Hollister (MBL), 3-2
Live Oak (MBL) def. Monta Vista (SCVAL-ECAL), 9-2
Leigh (BVAL-STAL) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 5-2
Gilroy (MBL) def. Mitty (WCAL), 11-0
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 18-3

QUARTERFINALS:

Bellarmine def. St. Ignatius, 13-8
Serra def. Leland, 10-6
Live Oak def. Leigh, 7-1
Wilcox def. Gilroy, 3-2

SEMIFINALS:

Wilcox def. Live Oak, 6-4
Serra def. Bellarmine, 11-2

FINALS

Serra def. Wilcox, 8-5 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)
After surrendering a run to Wilcox, the Padres exploded for six runs in the third inning, added one more in each the fourth and fifth innings and held on against a furious Wilcox rally. The big hit in the third inning was a bases-loaded double by Jimmy Lintt.
 

DIVISION II 1998 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Half Moon Bay(PAL-OD), 3-1
San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL), 11-0
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Fremont (SCVAL-DAL), 6-2
Sequoia (PAL-BD) def. King City (MTAL), 8-1
Del Mar (BVAL-STD) def. Terra Nova (PAL-BD), 8-7
Westmont (BVAL-STD) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 3-2
Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL), 10-0
Capuchino (PAL-BD) def. Monterey (MBL), 8-5

QUARTERFINALS:

Sacred Heart Cathedral def. San Lorenzo Valley, 9-7
Santa Cruz def. Sequoia, 7-2
Westmont def. Del Mar, 10-7
Burlingame def. Capuchino, 8-1

SEMIFINALS:

Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Santa Cruz, 9-1
Burlingame def. Westmont, 3-1

FINALS

Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Burlingame, 5-2 (May 30 at Municipal Stadium)
 

DIVISION III 1998 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Menlo (PSAL), 3-1
Carmel (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 4-1
Palma (MTAL) def. Monte Vista Christian (SCCAL), 12-5
Valley Christian (BVAL-MHAL) def. St. Lawrence (CPSAL), 9-1

SEMIFINALS:

Pacific Grove def. Carmel, 7-6
Valley Christian def. Palma, 8-3

FINALS

Pacific Grove def. Valley Christian, 10-5 (May 30 at PAL Stadium)

 

1999

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

 

   
The format remained the same with 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Wilcox (Division I), Monterey (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I 1999 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 4-1
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 14-13
Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Leigh (BVAL-STAL), 5-3
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Overfelt (BVLA-WVAL), 11-1
Monta Vista (SCVAL-DAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 3-1
Gilroy (MBL) def. Serra (WCAL), 6-5
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 14-11
Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL) def. Live Oak (MBL), 6-4

QUARTERFINALS:

Monta Vista def. Gilroy, 4-0
Bellarmine def. Leland, 13-3
Oak Grove def. St. Ignatius, 5-1
St. Francis def. Santa Teresa, 7-6

SEMIFINALS:

Bellarmine def. St. Francis, 9-3
Oak Grove def. Monta Vista, 6-2

FINALS

Bellarmine def. Oak Grove, 10-4 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)
Taking advantage of five errors by Oak Grove, Bellarmine scored four times in each of the first two innings and cruised to the win. Sophomore Chris Russo allowed only two runs in five-plus innings and Kevin Frandsen went 3-for-3 with four RBIs to spearhead the Bells.
 
DIVISION II 1999 COMPLETE BRACKET

FIRST ROUND:

Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Prospect (BVAL-STAL), 4-3
Palo Alto (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Del Mar (BVAL-MHAL), 7-2
North Salinas (MBL) def. Gunderson (BVAL-STAL), 6-5
King City (MTAL) def. San Mateo (PAL-BD), 10-2
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL), 6-1
Saratoga (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Aragon (PAL-BD), 6-0
North Monterey County (MBL) def. Cupertino (SCVAL-DAL), 7-3
Monterey (MBL) def. Mills (PAL-OD), 12-5

QUARTERFINALS:

Burlingame def. Palo Alto, 6-5
Saratoga def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 7-0
Monterey def. North Monterey Co., 6-2
North Salinas def. King City, 1-0

SEMIFINALS:

Burlingame def. North Salinas, 11-0
Saratoga def. Monterey, 5-3

FINALS

Saratoga def. Burlingame, 6-2 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)


2000

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   
DIVISION I 2000 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Prospect (BVAL-STAL), 4-3
Palo Alto (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Del Mar (BVAL-MHAL), 7-2
North Salinas (MBL) def. Gunderson (BVAL-STAL), 6-5
King City (MTAL) def. San Mateo (PAL-BD), 10-2
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL), 6-1
Saratoga (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Aragon (PAL-BD), 6-0
North Monterey County (MBL) def. Cupertino (SCVAL-DAL), 7-3
Monterey (MBL) def. Mills (PAL-OD), 12-5

QUARTERFINALS:

St. Ignatius def. Gilroy, 5-3
Bellarmine def. Riordan, 13-3
Serra def. Silver Creek, 10-0
Leigh def. St. Francis, 8-7

SEMIFINALS:

St. Ignatius def. Bellarmine, 12-7
Leigh def. Serra, 10-7

FINALS

Leigh def. St. Ignatius, 6-5 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
With the score tied and runners on the corners in the bottom of the sixth
inning, Kevin Boucher squeezed home Greg Baker with the winning run to
complete the Longhorns' sweep of three WCAL teams in the playoffs. Jason
Windsor, the winning pitcher who finished the season 11-1, shut down the
Wildcats 1-2-3 in the final inning, striking out two. Windsor also hit a
two-run homer.
 
DIVISION II 2000 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Saratoga (SCVAL-DAL) def. Harbor (SCCAL), 7-5
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 6-5
Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 9-0
Monterey (MBL) def. Carlmont (PL-OD), 6-1
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 4-2
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Aragon (PAL-BD), 12-2
San Mateo (PAL-BD) def. Prospect (BVAL-STAL), 6-5
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Willow Glen (BVAL-WVAL), 15-7

QUARTERFINALS:

Soquel def. Saratoga, 7-2
Monterey def. Gunn, 9-0
Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Los Gatos, 8-6
Wilcox def. San Mateo, 11-2

SEMIFINALS:

Soquel def. Monterey, 6-5
Wilcox def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 16-0

FINALS

Wilcox def. Soquel, 9-5 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
 
DIVISION III 2000 COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS:

Carmel (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 7-0
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Menlo (PSAL), 3-1
Valley Christian-San Jose (BVAL-MHAL) def. St. Lawrence (CPSAL), 12-0
Palma (MBL) def. King City (MTAL), 4-3

SEMIFINALS:

Carmel def. Palma, 8-2
Valley Christian-San Jose def. Pacific Grove, 4-0

FINALS

Valley Christian def. Carmel, 10-2 (May 27 at PAL Stadium)


2001     

DIVISION I

DIVISION II 

  DIVISION III

The format remained the same with 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Wilcox (Division I), Monterey (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I   COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Fremont (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Live Oak (MBL), 10-7
Serra (WCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-DAL), 10-0
Leigh (BVAL-MHAL) def. Hollister (MBL), 3-2
Mitty (WCAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL), 6-5
Gilroy (MBL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 4-3
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Piedmont Hills (BVAL-STAL), 4-0
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 7-3
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Overfelt (BVAL-WVAL), 10-0

QUARTERFINALS

Serra def. Fremont, 5-4
Mitty def. Leigh, 10-7
Gilroy def. Bellarmine, 12-6
St. Francis def. Wilcox, 9-4

SEMIFINALS

Mitty def. Serra, 9-8
St. Francis def. Gilroy, 7-3

FINALS

St. Francis def. Mitty, 3-2 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)
Senior Matt Hollywood won his second victory of the playoffs as the ninth-seeded Lancers completed their surprising journey to the title. St.
Francis scored twice in the second inning on Mike Ribero's two-run double and added a third score in the fourth inning on a wild pitch. Mitty tallied
single runs in the second and fifth innings. Hollywood went the distance, scattering six hits,  to avenge three losses to Mitty during the season.
 

DIVISION II   COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Palma (MBL) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 5-4
South S.F. (PAL-OD) def. Gunn (SCVAL-DAL), 11-1
Aragon (PAL-BD) def. N. Monterey County (MBL), 3-2
Valley Christian-San Jose (BVAL-MHAL) def. Prospect (BVAL-STAL), 13-2
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Los Altos (SCVAL-ECAL), 7-3
Willow Glen (BVAL-STAL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 5-2
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL), 6-3
Monterey (MBL) def. Sequoia (PAL-OD), 16-2

QUARTERFINALS

South S.F. def. Palma, 7-5
Valley Christian-San Jose def. Aragon, 11-0
Santa Cruz def. Willow Glen, 6-4
Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Monterey, 10-8

SEMIFINALS

Valley Christian-San Jose def. South San Francisco, 8-3
Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Santa Cruz, 6-2

FINALS

Valley Christian-San Jose def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 11-10 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)
 

DIVISION III    COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

Soledad (MTAL) def. Menlo (PSAL), 15-14
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 6-5
Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL) def. King City (MTAL), 9-0
Carmel (MTAL) def. St. Lawrence (CPSAL), 10-0

SEMIFINALS

Pacific Grove def. Soledad, 11-3
Carmel def. Sacred Heart Prep, 5-1

FINALS

Carmel def. Pacific Grove, 11-5 (May 26 at PAL Stadium)

 

2002   

DIVISION I  

DIVISION II  

DIVISION III

The format remained the same with 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Wilcox (Division I), Valley Christian-San Jose (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I   COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Serra (WCAL) def. Leland (BVAL-MHAL), 6-5

St. Francis (WCAL) def. Gilroy (MBL), 5-1

Live Oak (MBL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL), 6-3

Hollister (MBL) def. Homestead (SCVAL-ECAL), 12-8

Mitty (WCAL) def. Menlo-Atherton (PAL-OD), 17-7

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Fremont (SCVAL-DAL), 1-0

Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Salinas (MBL), 2-0

Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (BVAL-STAL), 12-2

QUARTERFINALS

Serra def. St. Francis, 7-3

Hollister def. Live Oak, 4-3

Mitty def. Bellarmine, 17-5

Wilcox def. Santa Teresa, 18-1

SEMIFINALS

Wilcox def. Mitty, 4-3

Serra def. Hollister, 13-6

FINALS

Wilcox def. Serra, 9-3 (May 25 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
Vincent Gutierrez hit his first-ever out-of-the-park homer in the first inning as the top-seeded Chargers rolled to an easy win. The winners also got a stellar performance from four-year starter Daniel Romero, who was undefeated this year. After Gutierrez’ two-run homer in the first, Wilcox scored three in the second and two in the third inning. Gutierrez had 5 RBIs.
 

DIVISION II   COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Los Altos (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL-DAL), 3-2

Monterey (MBL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 15-3

Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL-ECAL), 6-5

North Monterey County (MBL) def. San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL), 10-0

Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Half Moon Bay (PAL-BD), 10-0

Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Prospect (BVAL-STAL), 6-0

Terra Nova (PAL-BD) def. Branham (BVAL-WVAL), 12-2

Valley Christian-San Jose (BVAL-MHAL) def. Hillsdale (PAL-OD), 13-3

QUARTERFINALS

Monterey def. Los Altos, 11-2

Los Gatos def. North Monterey County, 6-2

Santa Cruz def. Burlingame, 4-0

Valley Christian-San Jose def. Terra Nova, 7-0

SEMIFINALS

Monterey def. Los Gatos, 9-4

Valley Christian-San Jose def. Santa Cruz, 4-1

FINALS

Valley Christian-San Jose def. Monterey, 6-5 (May 25 at Buck Shaw Stadium)
 

DIVISION III   COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

Stevenson (MTAL) def. Menlo (PSAL), 3-1

Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Redwood Christian (CPSAL), 4-3

Soledad (MTAL) def. Monta Vista Christian (SCCAL), 11-1

Carmel (MTAL) def. St. Lawrence (CPSAL), 10-0

SEMIFINALS

Pacific Grove def. Stevenson, 1-0

Carmel def. Soledad, 8-6

FINALS

Carmel def. Pacific Grove, 10-6 (May 25 at Buck Shaw Stadium)

 

2003   

DIVISION I     

DIVISION II 

DIVISION III

The format remained the same with 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Serra (Division I), Leland (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I 2003   COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Live Oak (TCAL), 7-4

Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Homestead (SCVAL-ECAL), 3-1

San Benito (Hollister) (TCAL) def. Aptos (SCCAL), 9-6

St. Francis (WCAL) def. Silver Creek (BVAL-WVAL), 14-4

Mitty (WCAL) def. Salinas (TCAL), 9-0

Valley Christian-San Jose (WCAL) def. Menlo-Atherton (PAL-OD), 4-3

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL), 8-2

Serra (WCAL) def. Woodside (PAL-BD), 12-4

QUARTERFINALS

Wilcox def. Santa Teresa, 7-1

St. Francis def. San Benito (Hollister),10-0

Mitty def. Valley Christian-San Jose, 4-3

Serra def. Bellarmine, 9-5

SEMIFINALS

Wilcox def. St. Francis, 4-1

Mitty def. Serra, 12-7

FINALS

Mitty def. Wilcox, 9-1 (May 31 at Municipal Stadium)

With Jason Codiroli showing the way on the mound and at the plate, Mitty unseated the defending champion Chargers. Codiroli pitched two-hit baseball for five innings and had three hits, including a bases-clearing triple in the fourth inning. In the third inning, Tyler Duran hit what appeared to be a 360-foot, three-run home run but was called out for missing home plate amidst a mob of celebrating teammates. Duran was credited with a triple and two RBIs.

DIVISION II 2003    COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Los Altos (SCVAL-ECAL), 7-0

Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 4-3

Fremont (SCVAL-DAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 12-2

Leigh (BVAL-MHAL) def. Harbor (SCCAL), 5-1

Monterey (MBAL) def. Saratoga (SCVAL-ECD), 8-1

Westmont (BVAL-STD) def. Mountain View (SCVAL-ECAL), 4-3

Aragon (PAL-BD) def. North Monterey County (MBAL), 6-5

Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Lincoln (BVAL-STAL), 15-1

QUARTERFINALS

Los Gatos def. Palo Alto , 4-3

Fremont def. Leigh, 8-5

Monterey def. Westmont , 4-2

Leland def. Aragon 9-1

SEMIFINALS

Fremont def. Los Gatos , 14-0

Monterey def. Leland, 6-2

FINALS

Monterey def. Fremont , 4-0 (May 31 at Municipal Stadium)
Michael Cardinalli pitched and batted the Toreadores to their first-ever CCS baseball title. Cardinalli, scheduled to pitch two innings, pitched five-plus innings, allowing one hit. At one point, he retired 12 in a row. Cardinalli  also knocked in two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly.

 

DIVISION III 2003     COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL) def. Soledad (MTAL), 4-3

Capuchino (PAL-OD) def. King City (MTAL), 5-3

Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. King=s Academy (PSAL), 1-0

Carmel (MTAL) def. North Valley Baptist (CPSAL), 11-1

SEMIFINALS

Carmel def. Capuchino, 13-5

Santa Cruz def. Sacred Heart Prep, 9-2

FINALS

Santa Cruz def. Carmel , 13-2 (May 31 at Municipal Stadium)

 

 

 

2004   

DIVISION I   

DIVISION II   

DIVISION III

There were no changes in the format -- 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Wilcox (Division I), Burlingame (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I 2004 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL) def. Leigh (BVAL-MHAL), 5-2

St. Francis (WCAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 11-1

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 3-2

Serra (WCAL) def. Carlmont (PAL-BD), 9-0

Valley Christian-San Jose (WCAL) def. Gilroy (TCAL), 9-2

Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. San Benito (TCAL), 2-0

Mitty (WCAL) def. Live Oak (TCAL), 7-1

Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Alvarez (MBL), 10-0

QUARTERFINALS

Palo Alto def. St. Francis, 4-3

Bellarmine def. Serra, 6-5

Leland def. Valley Christian-San Jose, 3-1

Wilcox def. Mitty, 4-3

SEMIFINALS

Wilcox def. Leland, 1-0

Palo Alto def. Bellarmine, 9-4

FINALS

Wilcox def. Palo Alto , 5-4 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

 Wilcox, playing in its third straight championship game, rallied from a 4-2 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning. Alan Smith's two-run triple was the blow that put the Chargers ahead. The winners finished the season with 22 straight victories. Jeff Gordon got the victory, allowing six hits including Nate Ford's 370-foot homer, and Donald Brandt picked up the save.

DIVISION II 2004  COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Half Moon Bay (PAL-OD), 5-1

Monterey (MBL) def. Branham (BVAL-STAL), 3-2

Mountain View (SCVAL-ECAL) def. El Camino (PAL-BD), 2-1

Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Lincoln (BVAL-WVAL), 12-0

Riordan (WCAL) def. Palma (TCAL), 19-6

Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Soquel (SCCAL), 5-2

Willow Glen (BVAL-MHAL) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 1-0

Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Evergreen Valley (BVAL-WVAL), 12-0

QUARTERFINALS

QUARTERFINALS:

Monterey def. Los Gatos , 5-4

Santa Cruz def. Mountain View , 4-1

Riordan def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 3-1

Burlingame def. Willow Glen, 7-6

SEMIFINALS

Burlingame def. Riordan, 5-4

Santa Cruz def. Monterey , 9-4

FINALS

Burlingame def. Santa Cruz , 8-4 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

After giving up three runs in the first inning, pitcher Anthony Edwards shut down the Cardinals and his teammates responded with four runs in the third inning and two each in the fourth and fifth. Justin Granato and Ryan Peterson each smacked two-run doubles in the third inning uprising.

 

DIVISION III 2004  COMPLETE BRAKCETS

QUARTERFINALS

QUARTERFINALS:

Menlo (PAL-OD) def. Pacific Grove (MTAL), 5-0

The King's Academy (PSAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 8-3

Scotts Valley (SCCAL) def. Soledad (MTAL), 8-4

Carmel (MTAL) def. St. Thomas More (CPSAL), 10-0

SEMIFINALS

Scotts Valley def. Carmel , 5-4

Menlo def. The King's Academy, 13-1

FINALS

Menlo def. Scotts Valley , 7-6 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium

 

 

2005   

DIVISION I    

DIVISION II  

DIVISION III

There were no changes in the format -- 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Bellarmine (Division I), Los Gatos (Division II) and Carmel (Division III).

DIVISION I 05    COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

St. Francis (WCAL) def. San Benito (TCAL), 7-0
Leigh (BVAL-MHAL) def. Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL), 7-1
Valley Christian-San Jose (WCAL) def. Gilroy (TCAL), 13-5
Santa Clara (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Serra (WCAL), 3-1
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 6-0
Mitty (WCAL) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 7-0
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Live Oak (TCAL), 3-1
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Piedmont Hills (BVAL-STAL), 11-4.

QUARTERFINALS

St Francis def. Leigh, 5-0
Santa Clara def. Valley Christian-San Jose, 3-2
Mitty def. Wilcox, 7-3
Bellarmine def. Leland, 6-3

SEMIFINALS

Santa Clara def. St. Francis, 3-2
Mitty def. Bellarmine, 2-0

FINALS

Mitty def. Santa Clara, 10-3 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
The Monarchs finally ended Santa Clara’s unbelievable string of victories over WCAL powerhouses in the playoffs. After scoring one run in the first inning, Mitty struck for seven tallies in the second inning to pretty much wrap it up. Kyle Hansen shut down Santa Clara until the fifth inning when he gave up two runs.
 

DIVISION II 05    COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Monterey (MBL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 6-2
Pioneer (BVAL-STAL) def. El Camino (PAL-BD), 4-1
Half Moon Bay (PAL-BD) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAAL), 6-2
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Mills (PAL-LD), 11-1
Soquel (SCCAL) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 10-9
Capuchino (PAL-OD) def. Harbor (SCCAL), 4-2
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Branham (BVAL-MHAL), 5-1
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Del Mar (BVAL-WVAL), 10-0

QUARTERFINALS

Monterey def. Pioneer, 10-0
Santa Cruz def. Half Moon Bay, 5-2
Capuchino def. Soquel, 5-4
Los Gatos def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 6-4

SEMIFINALS

Monterey def. Santa Cruz, 3-1
Los Gatos def. Capuchino, 1-0

FINALS

Monterey def. Los Gatos, 5-4 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
Monterey had to withstand a three-run final inning by Los Gatos to prevail by the one run. Michael Bugary pitched the victory although he needed relief help on the final out of the game with a runner at first base. Mike Brienzo of Los Gatos was the hitting star with two hits including a double.
 

DIVISION III 05    COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

QUARTERFINALS:
Menlo (PAL-OD) def. King’s Academy (PSAL), 3-0
Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL) def. St. Thomas More (CPSAL), 15-0
Carmel (MTAL) def. Pacific Grove (MTAL), 3-0
Palma (TCAL) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 7-

SEMIFINALS

Carmel def. Sacred Heart Prep, 3-2
Palma def. Menlo, 15-5

FINALS

Carmel def. Palma, 12-4 (May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
 


2006   

DIVISION I   

DIVISION II   

DIVISION III

There were no changes in the format -- 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II had 16 teams each and 8 competed in division III. Top-seeded teams were Serra (Division I), Los Gatos (Division II), and Carmel (Division III)

DIVISION I           COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Piedmont Hills BVAL-STAL), 4-0
San Benito (TCAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-MHAL), 18-1
Mitty (WCAL) def. Gilroy (TCAL), 8-6
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (BVAL-STAL), 10-0
Valley Christian- San Jose (WCAL) def. Menlo- Ahterton (PAL-BD), 5-0
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Leland (BVAL-MHAL), 3-2
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Leigh (BVAL-MHAL), 7-4
Serra (WCAL) def. Mountain View (SCVAL-DAAL), 9-1

QUARTERFINALS

Santa Teresa def. San Benito, 5-1
Bellarmine def. Mitty, 3-1
Valley Christian- San Jose def. St. Ignatius, 4-3
Serra. def. St. Francis, 7-1

SEMIFINALS

Valley Christian- San Jose def. Serra, 1-0
Bellarmine def. Santa Teresa, 3-0

FINALS

Bellarmine def. Valley Christian- San Jose, 5-4 (8 innings) ( May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
a wild finish earned the Bells their sixth CCS title in an extra inning affair. With runners at the corners, Eric Johnson broke from first and let himself get caught in a rundown which allowed Mark Canha to break for the plate and the throw was wide, allowing the winning run to score. Bellarmine thought it had won twice in the seventh inning but both celebrations proved to be premature.
 

DIVISION II           COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Gunn (SCVAL-DAL) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 7-4
Capuchino (PAL-BD) def. Mills PAL-OD), 6-0
Aragon (PAL-OD) def. Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL), 4-0
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Pioneer (BVAL-MHAL), 5-3
Monterey (MBAL) def. Lincoln (BVAL-WVAL), 5-0
Los Altos (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Santa Cruz (SCCAL), 2-1
Burlingame (PAL_BD) def. LIve Oak (TCAL), 3-1
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Sequoia (PAL-LD), 13-3

QUARTERFINALS

Gunn def. Capuchino, 2-0
Soquel def. Aragon, 2-0
Monterey def. Los Altos, 4-1
Los Gatos def. Burlingame, 2-0

SEMIFINALS

Gun def. Soqeul, 1-0
Los Gatos def. Monterey 1-0

FINALS

Los Gatos def. Gunn, 5-0 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
After three unsuccessful trips to the championship game, the Wildcats took advantage of Joey Donofrio's Four-hitter and some great defensive play to take their firs-ever title. After scoring one run in the first inning, Los Gatos added three more in the third and this was more than enough for Donofrio who finished, the season at 12-0
 

DIVISION III            COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

QUARTERFINALS
King City (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 4-2
Menlo (PAL-BD) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 4-3
Palma (TCAL) def. St. Thomas More (CPSAL), 15-3

SEMIFINALS

Palma def. King City, 6-1
Carmel def. Menlo, 4-2

FINALS

Carmel def. Palma, 6-4 (May 27 at Municipal Stadium)
 

2007    

DIVISION I   

DIVISION II   

DIVISION III

There were no changes in the format – 40 schools competing in three divisions based on enrollment. Divisions I and II has 16 teams each and 8 competed in Division III. Top-seeded were Valley Christian-San Jose (Division I), Burlingame (Division II) and Scotts Valley (Division III).

DIVISION I-COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Menlo-Atherton (PAL-BAY), 3-2
San Benito (TCAL) def. Santa Clara (SCVAL-ECAL), 6-1
Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL) def. Salinas (TCAL), 2-1
Serra (WCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-DAL), 7-0
Gilroy (TCAL) def. Mitty (WCAL), 7-6
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-STAL), 11-0
Homestead (SCVAL-ECAL) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 5-4
Valley Christian-San Jose (WCAL) def. Woodside (PAL-LAKE), 11-0

QUARTERFINALS

San Benito def. Bellarmine, 6-5
Santa Teresa def. Serra, 9-7
Gilroy def. Wilcox, 2-1
Valley Christian-San Jose def. Homestead, 14-4

SEMIFINALS

Valley Christian-San Jose def. Gilroy, 4-2
San Benito def. Santa Teresa, 8-0

FINALS

Valley Christian-San Jose def. San Benito, 6-2 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)
Jonathan Hughes and Kevin Miller led the Warriors to their fourth CCS title. Hughes had four hits, including a two-run double, and came on as a relief pitcher in the sixth inning to quell a San Benito threat. Miller pitched a five-hitter in his five innings-plus and hit two doubles as V C atoned for the heart-breaking loss the previous season.
 

DIVISION II-COMLPETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND

Mills (PAL BAY) def. Palma (TCAL), 9-7
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. Live Oak (BVAL-MHAL), 2-1
Monterey (MBL) def. Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL), 7-0
Leigh (BVAL-MHAL) def. Branham (BVAL-STAL), 11-5
Los Altos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Pioneer (BVAL-MHAL), 10-0
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Leland (BVAL-MHAL), 14-3
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Aragon (PAL-OCEAN), 2-1
Burlingame (PAL-BAY) def. Lincoln (BVAL-WVAL), 6-2

QUARTERFINALS

Monterey def. Santa Cruz, 1-0
Los Altos def. Leigh, 10-2
Aptos def. Los Gatos, 4-0
Mills def. Burlingame, 9-0

SEMIFINALS

Aptos def. Mills, 6-3
Los Altos def. Monterey, 5-1

FINALS

Los Altos def. Aptos, 6-5 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium) The Eagles rallied from a three-run deficit and then had to withstand a furious Aptos rally in the final inning to claim the victory. After giving up the early lead, Isaac Wilhelm held the Mariners until the seventh. With two runs in and the tying run at third base, Erik Johnson came in to strike out the final batter. Johnson, whose single had put Los Altos ahead, was making his first relief appearance of the season.
 

DIVISION III-COMPLETE BRACKETS

QUARTERFINALS

Monte Vista Christian (MBL) def. Menlo (PAL-BAY), 5-2
Stevenson (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Prep (PSAL), 2-0
Carmel (MTAL) def. The King’s Academy (PSAL), 13-1
Scotts Valley (SCCAL) def. Thomas More (CPSAL), 4-0

SEMIFINALS

Carmel def. Monte Vista Christian, 5-4
Scotts Valley def. Stevenson, 6-1

FINALS

Carmel def. Scotts Valley, 5-1 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium).
 

 

2008

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

The format changed increasing Division III to 16 teams for a total of 48 teams entering the championships. Top seeds were Division I San Benito, Division II, Aptos, Division III Santa Cruz.

DIVISION I 08

FIRST ROUND

Menlo Atherton (PAL) def Santa Teresa (BVAL) 4-3
Valley Christian (WCAL) def Gilroy (TCAL) 15-2
Homestead (SCVAL) def St. Francis (WCAL) 9-7
Serra (WCAL) def Milpitas (SCVAL) 18-1
Salinas (TCAL) def Carmel (MTAL) 3-2
Mitty (WCAL) def Carlmont (PAL) 5-3
Bellarmine (WCAL) def Monta Vista (SCVAL) 5-2
San Benito (TCAL) def Silver Creek (BVAL) 11-1

QUARTERFINALS

Valley Christian def Menlo Atherton 15-5
Serra def Homestead 8-0
Mitty def Salinas 4-2
Bellarmine def San Benito 8-6

SEMIFINALS

Valley Christian def Serra 5-1
Mitty def Bellarmine 9-1

FINALS

Valley Christian def Mitty 1-0

DIVISION II 08

FIRST ROUND

North Monterey County (MBL) def Sobrato (BVAL) 4-3
Leigh (BVAL) def Palo Alto (SCVAL) 18-4
Terra Nova (PAL) def Monterey (MBL) 8-4
Wilcox (SCVAL) def El Camino (PAL) 11-5
Los Altos (SCVAL) def Prospect (BVAL) 4-0
Los Gatos (SCVAL) def Aragon (PAL) 15-8
Santa Clara (SCVAL) def Westmont (BVAL) 5-3
Aptos (SCCAL) def Branham (BVAL) 2-1

QUARTERFINALS

Leigh def North Montery County 10-0
WIlcox def Terra Nova 5-0
Los Altos def Los Gatos 6-3
Aptos def Santa Clara 10-0

SEMIFINALS

Wilcox def Leigh 1-0 (8 innings)
Los Altos def Aptos 3-2

FINALS

Wilcox def Los Altos 3-1
 

DIVISION III 08

FIRST ROUND

Stevenson (MTAL) def Sacred Heart Prep (PAL) 4-3
Live Oak (BVAL) def Half Moon Bay (PAL) 11-4
Soquel (SCCAL) def Thomas More (PSAL) 6-1
Menlo School (PAL) def King Cigy (MTAL) 7-1
Palma (TCAL) def Monte Vista Christian (MBL) 2-1
Pacific Grove (PAL) def Hillsdale (PAL) 11-1
Scotts Valley (SCCAL) def Capuchino (PAL) 3-1
Santat Cruz (SCCAL) def Harker (PAL) 9-0

QUARTERFINALS

Live Oak def Stevenson 4-3
Menlo School def Soquel 7-0
Pacific Grove def Palma 9-8
Santa Cruz def Scotts Valley 9-5

SEMIFINALS

Live Oak def Menlo School 5-3
Santa Cruz def Pacific Grove 10-3

FINALS

Live Oak def Santa Cruz 3-2
 

 

2009

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

No change in the format. 48 teams entered three divisions of 16 teams each. Top seeded teams were #1 Seed in Division I San Benito, Division II # 1 seed Los Gatos and #1 Seed in Division III was Scotts Valley High School.

DIVISION I 09

FIRST ROUND

FIRST ROUND
St. Francis (WCAL) def Gilroy (TCAL) 4-2
Wilcox (SCVAL) def Carlmont (PAL) 2-1 (10 innings)
Mitty (WCAL) def Salinas (TCAL) 11-3
Santa Teresa (BVAL) def Evergreen Valley (BVAL) 2-1
Valley Christian (WCAL) def Carmel (MTAL) 11-1
Serra (WCAL) def Homestead (SCVAL) 11-0
Bellarmine (WCAL) def Oak Grove (BVAL) 8-1
San Benito (TCAL) def Silver Creek (BVAL) 9-0

QUARTERFINALS

St. Francis def Wilcox 9-0
Mitty def Santa Teresa 10-1
Serra def Valley Christian 2-1
Bellarmine def San Benito 8-1

SEMIFINALS

Mitty def St. Francis 9-0
Serra def Bellarmine 5-4

FINALS

Serra def Mitty 5-4

DIVISION II 09

FIRST ROUND

Westmont (BVAL) def St. Ignatius (WCAL) 8-7
Willow Glen (BVAL) def Palo Alto (SCVAL) 4-3
Leigh (BVAL) def Terra Nova (PAL) 10-0
Sobrato (BVAL) def North Monterey County (MBL) 13-3
Monterey (MBL) def Saratoga (SCVAL) 16-10
Aragon (PAL) def Mountain View (SCVAL) 9-0
Leland (BVAL) def Los Altos (SCVAL) 8-1
Los Gatos (SCVAL) def Burlingame (PAL) 8-3

QUARTERFINALS

Willow Glen def Westmont 7-2
Sobrato def Leigh 4-0
Monterey def Aragon 5-2
Los Gatos def Leland 10-5

SEMIFINALS

Sobrato def Willow Glen 2-1
Los Gatos def Monterey 9-3

FINALS

Los Gatos defeated Sobrato 4-1
 

DIVISION III 09

FIRST ROUND

Soquel (SCCAL) def Harker (PAL) 21-5
Menlo School (PAL) def Seaside (MBL) 8-3
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def Harbor (SCCAL) 8-7
Palma (TCAL) def The King's Academy (PAL) 10-3
Sacred Heart Prep (PAL) def St. Francis CCC (SCCAL) 8-7
Half Moon Bay (PAL) def Santa Cruz (SCCAL) 7-6 (8 innings)
Monte Vista Christian (MBL) def Stevenson (MTAL) 3-0
Scotts Valley (SCCAL) def Thomas More (PSAL) 14-0

QUARTERFINALS

Soquel def Menlo School 11-8
Palma def Pacific Grove 10-6
Half Moon Bay def Sacred Heart Prep 3-1
Monte Vista Christian def Scotts Valley 2-1 (8 innings)

SEMIFINALS

Palma def Soquel 5-4
Monte Vista Christian def Half Moon Bay 8-5

FINALS

Palma defeated Monte Vista Christian 8-5
 

 

2010

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   

The format remained the same. The field consisted of 48 teams with 16 in each division based on enrollment. Top-seeded were Mitty (Division I), Palo Alto (Division II) and Scotts Valley (Division III).

 
DIVISION I 10--COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Homestead (SCVAL-DAL), 10-0
Menlo-Atherton (PAL-BD) def. St. Francis (WCAL), 9-5
Valley Christian-San Jose (WCAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 3-0
San Benito (TCAL) def. Milpitas (SCVAL-ECAL), 10-0
Gilroy (TCAL) def. Oak Grove (BVAL-STAL), 7-2
Serra (WCAL) def. Silver Creek (BVAL-WVAL), 12-2
Salinas (TCAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 7-1
Mitty (WCAL) def. Carlmont (PAL-BD), 9-3

QUARTERFINALS:

Bellarmine def. Menlo-Atherton, 10-2
Valley Christian-San Jose def. San Benito, 4-2
Serra def. Gilroy, 6-1
Mitty def. Salinas, 3-2

SEMIFINALS:

Bellarmine def. Valley Christian-San Jose, 6-4
Mitty def. Serra, 9-2

FINALS: Mitty def. Bellarmine, 12-0 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

Mitty completed one of the most dominating baseball seasons in Central Coast Section history by walloping Bellarmine in a game called after five innings due to  the mercy rule. The Monarchs wasted no time, scoring four times in the first inning highlighted by Preston Caldera’s two-run triple, added six in the second inning and two more in the third as Brett Fuller homered.  

Starter Alex Balog allowed just one hit and two walks over five innings.

 
DIVISION II 10--COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Burlingame (PAL-BD) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 10-0
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Aragon (PAL-BD), 2-1
Los Altos (SCVAL-DAAL) def. Sobrato (BVAL-MHAL), 3-0
Fremont (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Willow Glen (BVAL-STAL), 7-5
Los Gatos (SCVAL-DAL) def. El Camino (PAL-OD), 8-2
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Mt. Pleasant (BVAL-STAL), 3-1
Mountain View (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Pioneer (BVAL-MHAL), 1-0
Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL) def. Sequoia (PAL-OD), 11-1

QUARTERFINALS:

Burlingame def. Aptos, 3-1
Fremont def. Los Altos, 3-1
Leland def. Los Gatos, 14-9
Palo Alto def. Mountain View, 10-2

SEMIFINALS:

Burlingame def. Fremont, 2-1
Palo Alto def. Leland, 4-3

FINALS: Burlingame def. Palo Alto, 7-4 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

The Panthers scored five runs in the first inning and hung on to stun Palo Alto, ending the Vikings’ 24-game win streak. All the runs in the first inning came with two out. Ryan Bender lined a two-run triple to right-center field and Saamy Phan ripped a two-run double to left-center off starter Scott Witte to highlight the inning. Palo Alto scored four in the bottom of the sixth on home runs by Conor Raftery and Joc Pederson but Burlingame reliever Zach Grotz shut the door.
 
DIVISION III 10--COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Live Oak (BVAL-MHAL) def. San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL), 6-5
Menlo (WBAL) def. North Monterey County (MBL), 11-1
Monte Vista Christian (MBL) def. Thomas More (PSAL), 8-5
Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def. Palma (TCAL), 12-11
Carmel (MTAL) def. Monterey (MBL), 6-3
Soledad (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL), 9-8
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def. King City (MTAL), 9-8
Hillsdale (PAL-BD) def. Scotts Valley (SCCAL), 8-7

QUARTERFINALS:

Menlo def. Live Oak, 3-1
Sacred Heart Cathedral def. Monte Vista Christian by forfeit
Soledad def. Carmel, 4-3
Hillsdale def. Santa Cruz, 11-5

SEMIFINALS:

Hillsdale def. Soledad, 3-1
Menlo def. Sacred Heart Cathedral, 4-3

FINALS: Menlo def. Hillsdale, 8-2 (May 29 at Municipal Stadium)

 

 

2011

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

The format remained the same. The field consisted of 48 teams with 16 in each division based on enrollment. Top-seeded were St. Francis (Division I), Pioneer (Division II) and Palma (Division III).

DIVISION I 2011 COMPLETE DIVISION I RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

Homestead (SCVAL-DAL) def Serra (WCAL) 7-2
Palo Alto (SCVA-DAL) def Monta Vista (SCVAL-ECAL) 10-2
Valley Christian (WCAL) def Santa Clara (SCVAL-ECAL) 12-2
Mitty (WCAL) def Milpitas (SCVAL-ECAL) 8-1
San Benito (TCAL) def Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL)) 6-2
Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL) def Leland (BVAL-MHAL) 10-0
Salinas (TCAL) def Oak Grove (BVAL-STAL) 7-1
Carlmont (PAL-Bay) def St. Francis (WCAL) 4-3

QUARTERFINALS:

Palo Alto def Homestead 9-2
Archbisohp Mitty def Valley Christian 3-2
San Benito def Wilcox 1-0
Salinas def Carlmont 2-1

SEMIFINALS:

Palo Alto def Archbishop Mitty 5-2
San Benito def Salinas 5-0

FINALS

Palo Alto def San Benito 5-4 (2 hour rain delay game start) May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
After a see-saw battle in which the lead changed hands several times, Palo Alto managed to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. B.J. Boyd beat out a grounder and advanced to second on a throwing error. Two batters later, Austin Braff singled to center  and the speedy Boyd scored easily for the win.  Jacob Tonascia had the big blast for San Benito, a two-run homer. The game’s start was delayed two hours due to rain.
DIVISION II 2011 COMPLETE DIVISION II RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

Aptos (SCCAL) def Del Mar (BVAL-STAL) 5-0
Monterey (MBL) def Hillsdale (PAL-Bay) 3-0
Leigh (BVAL-STAL) def Branham (BVAL-MHAL) 3-1
Willow Glen (BVAL-MHAL) def St. Ignatius (WCAL) 2-1
Los Altos (SCVAL-DAL) def Burlingame (PAL-BD) 2-1 (8 innings)
Westmont (BVAL-MHAL) def Gilroy (TCAL) 9-8
Pioneer ((BVAL-MHAL) def Overfelt (BVAL-WVAL) 12-8

QUARTERFINALS:

Monterey def Aptos 5-3
Willow Glen def Leigh 3-2 (9 innings)
Los Altos def Los Gatos 2-1
Pioneer def Westmont 4-2

SEMIFINALS:

Monterey def Wilow Glen 8-6
Los Altos def Pioneer 4-2

FINALS

Monterey def Los Altos 2-1 (8 innings) May 28 at Municipal Stadium)
After Los Altos squandered several chances to win the title, Monterey punched across the winning run in the eighth inning. Stephen Ventimilia opened the final frame with a double and moved to third on a misplayed bunt attempt. Los Altos intentionally loaded the bases with a walk but a wild throw to the plate on an infield grounder allowed Ventimilia to score.
DIVISION III 2011 COMPLETE DIVISION III RESULTS

FIRST ROUND:

Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL) def Soledad (MTAL-Mission) 4-2
Menlo School (WBAL) def Scotts Valley (SCCAL) 8-0
Sacred Heart Prep (WBAL) def Harbor (SCCAL) 4-2
Carmel (MTAL-Mission)) def Capuchino (PAL-Ocean) 9-3
Half Moon Bay (PAL-Ocean) def Monte Vista Christian (MBL) 5-3
Soquel (SCCAL) def North Monterey County (MBL) 11-4
Santa Cruz (SCCAL) def Stevenson (MTAL-Mission) 8-2
Palma (TCAL) def St. Lawrence (PSAL) 10-0

QUARTERFINALS:

Menlo School def Sacred Heart Cathedral 10-0 (5 innings)
Carmel def Sacred Heart Prep 8-5
Half Moon Bay def Soquel 7-2
Santa Cruz def Palma 4-0

SEMIFINALS:

Menlo School def Carmel 9-8 (9 innings)
Santa Cruz def Half Moon Bay 12-1

FINALS

Menlo School def Santa Cruz 4-0 May 28 at Municipal Stadium)

 

2012

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   

The format remained the same. The field consisted of 48 teams with 16 in each division based on enrollment. Top-seeded were Palo Alto (Division I), Willow Glen (Division II) and Palma (Division III).

 
DIVISION I 2012 Complete Brackets

FIRST ROUND:

Mitty (WCAL) def. Menlo-Atherton (PAL-BD), 7-1
San Benito (TCAL) def. Sequoia (PAL-OD), 1-0
Serra (WCAL) def. Wilcox (SCVAL-DAL), 5-0
St. Francis (WCAL) def. Carlmont (PAL-BD), 10-2
Milpitas (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Salinas (TCAL), 3-2
Valley Christian (WCAL) def. Fremont (SCVAL-ECAL), 1-0
Bellarmine (WCAL) def. Santa Teresa (BVAL-MHAL), 6-3
Palo Alto (SCVAL-DAL) def. Evergreen Valley ((BVAL-STAL), 9-0

QUARTERFINALS:

San Benito def. Mitty, 4-0
St. Francis def. Serra, 2-0
Valley Christian def. Milpitas, 4-1
Palo Alto def. Bellarmine, 3-2

SEMIFINALS:

San Benito def. St. Francis, 6-4
Valley Christian def. Palo Alto, 4-2

FINALS

Valley Christian def. San Benito, 3-1 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium

After his teammates had given him a three-run lead in the first inning, Cameron Stewart pitched a no-hitter as the Warriors won their sixth CCS title. The first inning rally was started by singles from Bryant Park and Bryson Brigman. Nick McGrew hit an RBI single to left and advanced to second as the outfielder bobbled the ball. Catcher Colin Warner followed with a two-run single.  San Benito got a run back in the bottom of the inning on a walk, a two-base error  by Stewart on a pickoff attempt and a groundout. There was no more scoring and Stewart struck out the final two batters in the seventh to claim the victory and no-hitter.

 
DIVISION II 2012 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Saratoga (SCVAL-DAL) def. Burlingame (PAL-BD), 4-3
Mt. Pleasant (BVAL-STAL) def. Overfelt (BVAL-WVAL), 8-0
Gunn (SCVAL-ECAL) def. Pioneer (BVAL-MHAL), 3-2
Aptos (SCCAL) def. Soledad (MTAL), 16-4
St. Ignatius (WCAL) def. Westmont (BVAL-MHAL), 8-6
Los Altos (SCVAL-DAL) def. Leigh (BVAL-MHAL), 8-5
Leland (BVAL-MHAL) def. Christopher (MBL), 7-3
Willow Glen (BVAL-MHAL) def. Woodside (PAL-OD), 6-2

QUARTERFINALS:

Mt. Pleasant def. Saratoga, 4-0
Aptos def. Gunn, 4-3
St. Ignatius def. Los Altos, 3-2
Leland def. Willow Glen, 7-5

SEMIFINALS:

Aptos def. Mt. Pleasant, 7-5
St. Ignatius def. Leland, 10-0

FINALS

St. Ignatius def. Aptos, 5-3 (May 26 at Municipal Stadium)

Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, St. Ignatius racked up four runs to claim its first CCS baseball championship. After scoring two runs to tie the score, 3-3, Kyle Tillinghas cracked an RBI single to put the Wildcats ahead and Jason Lock added a run-scoring double for insurance. Aptos had threatened to put the game away in the fifth inning with the two-run advantage and the bases loaded. Senior Collin Monsour was inserted to pitch and struck out the next two batters. Monsour then pitched two more  innings of scoreless relief to clinch the victory.

 
DIVISION III 2012 COMPLETE BRACKETS

FIRST ROUND:

Monterey (MBL) def. Scotts Valley (SCCAL), 6-5
Monte Vista Christian(MBL) def. Kings Academy (WBAL), 2-1
San Lorenzo Valley (SCCAL) def. Stevenson (MTAL), 7-2
Menlo (WBAL) def. Thomas More (PSAL), 10-0
Carmel (MTAL) def. Sacred Heart Cathedral (WCAL), 13-5
Soquel (SCCAL) def. Terra Nova (PAL-BD), 8-0
Pacific Grove (MTAL) def. Harbor (SCCAL), 9-2
Sacred Heart Prep (WBAL) def. Palma (TCAL), 6-5

QUARTERFINALS:

Monte Vista Christian def. Monterey, 5-2
Menlo def. San Lorenzo Valley, 8-1
Carmel def. Soquel, 3-1
Pacific Grove def. Sacred Heart Prep, 11-0

SEMIFINALS:

Menlo def. Monte Vista Christian, 8-2
Pacific Grove def. Carmel, 3-2

FINALS

Pacific Grove def. Menlo, 10-6

 

2013

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   
 
 
DIVISION I 2013

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 
 
DIVISION II 2013

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 
 
DIVISION III 2013

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 

 

2014

DIVISION I

DIVISION II

DIVISION III

   
 
 
DIVISION I 2014

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 
 
DIVISION II 2014

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 
 
DIVISION III 2014

FIRST ROUND:

 

QUARTERFINALS:

 

SEMIFINALS:

 

FINALS

 

 

 

 

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