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SportStars NorCal Softball Rankings |TOP 20, April 14
Five Unbeaten Teams Clog The Top Of Our First NorCal Softball Rankings — Which Of Them Will Blink First? • NorCal Softball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, April 13. PICTURED ABOVE: Tianna Bell of No. 3 Heritage-Brentwood. (Chace Bryson photo) 1. Rocklin   8-0 2. St. Francis-Mountain View ... Read more
Rally Time | Kennedy Crane, Sac-Joaquin Volleyball Stars Face Reality, Stay Hopeful
Rocklin’s Kennedy Crane And Seniors From Some Of The Sac-Joaquin Section’s Top Volleyball Programs Face Stark Reality, Tough Decisions As Time For Any Season Narrows • Updated Jan. 27 to reflect Sac-Joaquin Section’s updated calendar She was always the tall one. Entering her freshman year at Rocklin High School,... Read more
Hannah Malek, No. 20 | A #NeverStop Basketball Love Story
Nothing Was Going To Keep Hannah Malek Away From The Game Of Basketball — And The St. Francis-Sacramento Program Was Made Richer Because Of It • This is part of the SportStars #NeverStop Project If you’d told me I was going to be a varsity athlete when I was... Read more
Alexa Edwards, St. Francis-Sacramento | SportStar of the Week
St. Francis Volleyball’s Alexa Edwards Is Named SportStar Of The Week After Earning The Sac-Joaquin Section’s Top Student-Athlete Scholarships • Alexa Edwards is no stranger to SportStars adulation. The Magazine recently named her one of the Top 10 girls volleyball players of the decade. On Friday, April 17, St. Francis... Read more
St. Francis Soccer Wins Section D2 Title
St. Francis Soccer Wins Section D2 Title over Ponderosa (Feb. 17, 2020) Junior Jackie Stanco scored the game-winning goal in the final minutes of the second half to give St. Francis soccer a 3-2 win over Ponderosa in the Sac-Joaquin Section D-2 title game at Whitney High School. “What... Read more
SportStar Jackie Stanco St. Francis-Sac. Soccer
Arizona-committed forward Jackie Stanco, earned six points across two wins during the final week of the regular season. Stanco first notched two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over SJS rival Davis on Feb. 7. She added another assist in the team’s regular season final, a 3-0... Read more
St. Francis Soccer Pinnacle of Success
Soccer Program Named Winner of the Inaugural Team Pinnacle Award by United Soccer Coaches The St. Francis soccer program was named one of 36 high school schools (26 girl’s programs) in the nation to receive the inaugural Team Pinnacle Award by the United Soccer Coaches. The Troubadours were the... Read more
St. Francis XC Wins Fourth Straight Section Title
Cross Country Wins Fourth Straight Section Title to Qualify for State Championships The St. Francis cross country team won its fourth consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division II title and qualified for the CIF State Cross Country Championships on Nov. 30. “The team feels awesome,” said senior Isabella Fauria. “We can’t... Read more
Golden Goal Scores St. Francis Soccer CIF NorCal Title
Junior Lindsey Piatanesi scored a golden goal in overtime to lead No. 4 St. Francis to the 2019 CIF State Northern California Division II Regional title. The Saturday afternoon match was a 1-0 win over No. 3 Mountain View. Giving St. Francis Soccer the CIF State Northern California DII Regional Title.... Read more
Alexa Edwards: A SportStars Day In The Life
St. Francis High Volleyball’s Alexis Edwards Showcases All-Star Qualities Both On And Off The Floor While Sharing A Game Day With SportStars • St. Francis-Sacramento junior volleyball star Alexa Edwards earned 6,837 votes at sportstarsmag.com to nab selection for the first “Day in the Life” video profile presented by... Read more