GBK: No. 1 Redondo Union too tough for No. 4 Dons in 2AA semifinal

Redondo players Micaela Enriquez, left, and Elise Allison try to keep Amber Melgoza off the boards.

Santa Barbara High came so close to making a return trip to the CIF-Southern Section girls basketball finals. But the long-distance shooting of … [Read more...]

Dons Clay, Melgoza earn Athlete of the Week honors


Santa Barbara High basketball players Amber Melgoza and Ben Clay have been named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week. The … [Read more...]

GBK: Santa Barbara-Redondo girls semifinal moved to Wednesday

The date of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA girls basketball semifinal game between Santa Barbara High and Redondo Union has been changed to … [Read more...]

GBK: Conditions were right for Melgoza’s big scoring night

Amber Melgoza pumped in 50 points in a CIF quarterfinal game.

  Andrew Butcher cautioned his Santa Barbara High girls basketball team before Saturday’s CIF Division 2AA quarterfinal game that Summit was … [Read more...]

GBK: Melgoza pours in 50, Dons blitz Summit, 89-76, to reach semis


Amber Melgoza poured in 50 points, and Santa Barbara High erupted for its biggest offensive night of the season, beating Summit 89-76 in a CIF … [Read more...]

GBK: Melgoza’s 35 propels Dons into 2AA quarterfinals


Amber Melgoza scored 35 points, and Santa Barbara held off Chino, 60-52, in a second-round game of the CIF Division 2AA girls basketball playoffs on … [Read more...]

GBK: Santa Barbara seals CIF opener with ease

Santa Barbara High's Jocelin Petatan fades away on a jump shot. Petatan was the Dons' second-leading scorer.

  Defending CIF champion Santa Barbara High began its title defense on Saturday with a 65-27 victory over visiting San Gabriel in JR Richards … [Read more...]

SBHS teams, Bishop girls, San Marcos boys seeded for CIF playoffs

Santa Barbara's Bolden Brace makes a mid-air pass around Dos Pueblos defender Diego Riker

  The Santa Barbara High boys and girls basketball teams, along with the San Marcos boys and Bishop Diego girls, were awarded top four seeds … [Read more...]

GBK: Dons’ playoff seeding might improve

The top-ranked team in the CIF division that includes the Santa Barbara High’s girls basketball team was selected for the Open Division for the … [Read more...]

GBK: Melgoza shoots to top of Dons’ all-time scoring list in win over Buena

Amber Melgoza  the game ball she used to become Santa Barbara High's all-time leading scorer in girls basketball.

It was an aggressive play that enabled Amber Melgoza to become the all-time scoring leader in Santa Barbara High girls basketball history on Wednesday … [Read more...]