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Women’s Basketball Season Ends With 49-45 Loss to Lincoln

The Lady Cherokees carried their #9 seed into a first-round matchup with #8 Lincoln Tuesday evening, and for a time, seemed poise to pull the upset. Sequoia outplayed the Lions in the second quarter and carried a 20-17 lead into the half, only to see the tables turned in the 3rd when the Lions opened […]

Men’s Basketball Bests M-A in Thriller to Win PAL Tourney Title

Boys basketball: Sequoia outduels Menlo-Atherton in PAL final Rivals catch fire from beyond arc in first half before grind to the finish The Sequoia boys basketball team poses with the PAL Tournament trophy after a 68-65 victory in the final against Menlo-Atherton. (Vytas Mazeika / Bay Area News Group) By VYTAS MAZEIKA | vmazeika@bayareanewsgroup.com | […]

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Women’s Soccer Earns #7 Seed in D1 Bracket; Will Host San Benito

The Lady Cherokees Womens Soccer team will return to the Central Coast Section playoff field this year and will do so as the #7 seed, hosting 10th-seeded San Benito of Hollister at 7:00 PM on Wednesday evening. The Haybalers (11-5-4) tied for second place in the Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division.

Lubeck Leads Lady Cherokees Over Burlingame

The PAL league slate has been a challenge for the Sequoia Women’s Basketball team, but the schedule’s final contest provided a positive note on the eve of the CCS seeding meeting. Sequoia got 16 points and 8 rebounds from SR F Kiley Lubeck and 10 points each from Susie Lopez and Mia Woo in a 57-43 […]

LeBlanc leads Sequoia: Senior Scores Career-high 33 Points in 85-61 Win

LeBlanc leads Sequoia: Senior scores career-high 33 points in an 85-61 win over the Rams February 17, 2017, 05:00 AM By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Nathan Mollat/Daily Journal Sequoia’s N’jai LeBlanc Jr. poured in 33 points, including 21 in the first half, to lead the Cherokees to a PAL tournament first-round win over visiting Westmoor. […]

JV and Varsity Girls Soccer Crowned League Champs

The Sequoia Lady Cherokees proved to be the class of the PAL Ocean division at both the varsity and JV levels this year, and both wrapped up league titles with sweeps of their final regular season weeks. The varsity team finished off a stellar (16-2-4) regular season that included an 11-1 league record and left […]

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Cherokees Survive Scare at Home v. Carlmont

The Sequoia Men’s Basketball team was set to avenge a January loss to rival Carlmont (1 of only 2 league losses on the year) but the Friday night rematch proved to be a dogfight once again. It wasn’t until a late N’Jai LeBlanc Jr. 3 and an acrobatic layup by Myles Nunez finally salted the […]

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Cherokees Dismantle Woodside

One month ago, Woodside was hot from outside and hung with the Cherokees into the game’s final minutes before finally succumbing. Wednesday night, the narrative was a bit different. Sequoia suffocated the Wildcats on defense and found easy baskets in transition, opening up a 29-point lead at halftime and cruising to an 80-33 victory. N’Jai […]

Men’s Soccer Falls Late to Burlingame

In what has become something of a trend for the Sequoia Men’s Soccer team this season, a tie-game at halftime saw visiting Burlingame score twice in the second half to secure a 2-1 win. Sequoia’s lone goal came from SR Robert Hernandez on an assist from Jared Mejia, but the final result leaves Sequoia (4-11) […]

Women’s Soccer Stays Hot With 3-1 Win Over SSF

After their biggest win of the season at San Mateo on Monday afternoon, the Lady Cherokees were wary of a potential letdown against an underrated South San Francisco squad on Tuesday. Sequoia overcame the dreary conditions and a spirited Warriors counter-attack and got goals from Bridget Carbonneau, Gennie Cheatham and Brittney Liberati in a 3-1 […]