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Marty James

Marty James

Napa’s Brandon Trejo continues his professional career on Saturday when he faces Bogar Padilla in a four-round bout in the 131-pound lightweight division on a Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions card at Salinas Storm House in Salinas.

Trejo, who trains out of the Napa County Sheriff’s Activities League gym, has a 3-0 record. Padilla is from Ensenada, Mexico and is 0-1.

Trejo won his pro debut in May of 2017, a unanimous four-round decision over Pablo Cupul of San Diego in Ontario, Calif.

Trejo continued his career by winning a four-round unanimous decision over Devin Parker of New Orleans in the lightweight division in Sacramento last July.

He won by technical knockout in the third round of his lightweight bout last October in Ontario, Calif. The referee stopped the bout, scheduled for four rounds against Carlos Apodaca of Mexicali, Mexico, at 1:21 of the third round.

Trejo turned professional last year after a highly decorated amateur career, during which he competed at local, state, national and international levels over a 12-year span. He was a gold medalist at the 2012 USA Junior World team trials. He joined Team USA and went on to represent the U.S. at the Junior World Championships in Kiev, Ukraine.

Boxing fans can follow Trejo on Twitter @btrejo66, on Instagram @teamtrejo, and on Facebook at Brandon Trejo.

Tickets for Saturday’s card are priced at $40, $75 and $125, and can be purchased by calling 714-935-0900, or online at

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the first bout is at 6 p.m. Salinas Storm House is located at 185 Maryal Dr., Salinas.

Thompson Boxing Promotions announced that all fights will be live streamed on TB Presents: New Blood via its Facebook page and The livestream starts at 6 p.m.

For more information, go to


Jordan Brown of Napa’s Prolific Prep Academy was named to the 2017-18 MaxPreps High School Boys Basketball All-American Team.

Brown, who averaged 21.5 points and 11.7 rebounds per game, is on the Fourth Team.


Silverado Resort and Spa finished 13th, Napa Golf Course was 14th and Napa Valley Country Club was 16th at the annual Northern California Golf Association North Bay Zone Championship, which was played Monday at Poppy Hills Golf Course and Tuesday at Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course.

The Silverado team of George Altobell, Rick Doering, David Stewart and Dan McCarthy finished 10-under after shooting 137-135 – 272.

The Napa Golf Course team of Arvin Persaud, Azhar Karimi, Rudolf Jakab and Daniel Villanueva finished 8-under, shooting 142-132 – 274.

The Napa Valley CC team of Martin Olsen, Richard Parker, Patrick Miller and Paul Campbell finished at 7-under, shooting 140-135 – 275.

Mayacama Golf Club won the title, finishing with a two-day total of 24-under 258.

Indian Valley Golf Club was second at 22-under 260.

Mayacama and Indian Valley advance to this year’s NCGA Zone Championship, scheduled for Aug. 27-28 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill Golf Course at Pebble Beach.


Rob Stockberger, a former head football coach at Monte Vista High-Danville who led the Mustangs to four CIF North Coast Section championships, will take over as the commissioner of the East Bay Athletic League. Stockberger replaces Jim Nelson, who will retire in June after leading the EBAL, one of the top leagues in the NCS, for the last 24 years, according to a story at

Stockberger was Monte Vista’s coach for nine seasons, starting in 1981.

Stockberger is a 1973 Monte Vista High graduate and has worked as a principal at California High-San Ramon and an assistant principal at Monte Vista.

He was also the superintendent of the John Swett Unified School District in Rodeo.

Napa, Vintage and American Canyon will leave the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section at the end of the 2017-18 school year and will move into the NCS starting in the fall, with the 2018-19 school year.

Napa, Vintage and American Canyon will join Justin-Siena in a brand new league, the Vine Valley Athletic League. The seven-school league will also have Sonoma Valley, Petaluma and Casa Grande.

The move returns Napa and Vintage to the North Coast Section, where they were members through the 1975-76 school year.

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Email Napa Valley Register Executive Sports Editor Marty James at, follow him on Twitter at @marty_nvr, or call 256-2223.