Railyn King is first female San Benito High School student to receive scholarship to play field hockey in college.
Teachers praise team’s ‘positive atmosphere’ and ‘healthy habits.’
Gavilan College sophomore Jessica Curto played in 20 of 22 games, and started in 19 of them.
League is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12.
Instructor earned the award because of his work with his Hollister-based martial arts studio and his work in the community.
Hollister youth soccer teams had success in the District Cup along with local leagues. They will seek to continue that success in the fall season.
Coming in at the top three competitors of their age group (13-14), they qualified to compete in the semi-finals at AT&T Park on June 3.
As winners of the Central California State Tournament, the team will go on to compete in the Western Regional Tournament in Surprise, Arizona in late July.
Moving forward, both teams will compete for state titles on Friday, July 6. Other districts in the tournament include Salma, Hanford, Madera, and Lompoc.
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