Mesa Athletics

Welcome to the Mesa Athletics Webpage, Home of the Hawks!

Mesa offers the following sports: Cross Country (boys & girls), Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Wrestling (boys & girls), Boys Volleyball, Track & Field (boys & girls), Boys Soccer, and Girls Soccer.

Our Athletic Director is Mr. Joe Dansby.

Please see our various sports schedules for this school year linked on the tab above and to the right. We are excited to work hard, compete, improve and have fun!

(Please note all home games are in BOLD.)

Go Hawks!

Projected start dates: Cross Country (late August), Girls Volleyball (late August), Boys Basketball (mid October), Girls Basketball (early December), Wrestling (mid February), Soccer (mid February), Boys Volleyball (mid February) and Track & Field (late March). Be sure to listen to morning announcements to catch all tryout dates and informational meetings as the sport date approaches.

Mesa Athletic Handbook

Game Results

    • 8th Boys Volleyball (2-2)

      • Mesa Invitational (4th place)

      • Los Osos (W: 25-20, 25-14)

      • Paulding (W: 25-21, 27-25)

      • Judkins (L: 14-25, 25-19, 6-15)

      • St. Pats (L:: 19-25, 27-25, 15-17)

      • Paulding

      • Judkins

      • Laguna

      • Five Cities Tournament


    • 7th Boys Volleyball (1-3)

      • Mesa Invitational (Did not place)

      • Los Osos (W: 22-25, 25-17, 15-10)

      • Paulding (L: 14-25, 13-25)

      • Judkins (L: 13-25, 25-18, 11-15)

      • St. Pats (L: 11-25, 14-25)

      • Paulding

      • Judkins

      • Laguna

      • Five Cities Tournament


    • Boys Soccer (0-1)

      • Paulding (rescheduled)

      • Judkins (0-5)

      • Laguna

      • Paulding

      • Judkins

      • Rotary Tournament

      • Five Cities Championships

      • Los Osos


    • Girls Soccer (0-1)

      • Paulding (rescheduled)

      • Judkins (0-4)

      • Laguna

      • Paulding

      • Judkins

      • Rotary Tournament

      • Five Cities Championships

      • Los Osos


    • Wrestling

      • Bolsa Knowles Invite (no team score)

      • Mesa Mini Meet (cancelled)

      • League Duals

      • Central Coast Championships

      • Gavilian View Princess Tournament (Girls Only)

      • Coastal Counties Championships

  • 8th Girls Basketball (2-16)

    • St. Pats (L: 26-38)

    • Judkins (L: 20-30)

    • Mesa Tournament (no placement)

    • Paulding (L: 12-41)

    • Templeton (L: 29-35)

    • Judkins (L: 28-42)

    • St. Pats (L: 24-42)

    • Laguna (L: 21-36)

    • Paulding (L: 10-60)

    • Los Osos (L: 32-53)

    • Mission (W: 52-22)

    • Flamson (L: 28-36)

    • Laguna Tournament (no placement)

End of Season


  • 7th Girls Basketball (8-8)

    • St. Pats (L: 24-26)

    • Judkins (W: 43-4)

    • St. Pats Tournament (consolation champs)

    • Paulding (L: 13-25)

    • Templeton (W: 36-15)

    • Judkins (W: 43-9)

    • St. Pats (L: 33-32 o.t)

    • Laguna (L: 10-18)

    • Paulding (L: 26-38)

    • Los Osos (L: 22-28)

    • Lions Tourney (3rd place)

    • Mission (W: 53-10)

    • Flamson (W: 50-20)

End of Season

  • 8th Boys Basketball (15-7)

    • Mission (L: 22-44)

    • Paso Robles Tournament (3rd place)

    • Judkins (W: 54-28)

    • St. Pats (W: 33-32 in o.t.)

    • Mesa Invitational (3rd place)

    • Judkins (W: 38-25)

    • St. Pats (W: 59-48)

    • Paulding (L: 31-41)

    • Laguna (L: 63 -69)

    • Mission (L: no score recorded)

    • Paulding (W: 36-35)

    • Templeton (W: 49-36)

    • Los Osos (W: 41-29)

    • Laguna Tournament (3rd place)

End of Season


  • 7th Boys Basketball (6-13)

    • Mission (L: 24-55)

    • Paso Robles Tournament (4th place)

    • Judkins (W: 27-23)

    • St. Pats (L: 23-32)

    • St. Pats Invitational (no place)

    • Judkins (W: 24-19 in o.t)

    • St. Pats (L: 24-43)

    • Paulding (L: 21-41)

    • Laguna (L: 19-43)

    • Mission (L: no score recorded)

    • Paulding (L: 27-23)

    • Templeton (L: 22-32)

    • Lions Tournament (3rd place)

    • Los Osos (W: 32-30)

End of Season


  • Girls Volleyball 8th (4-7)

    • vs St. Pats (L: 25-9, 26-28, 13-15)

    • vs Flamson (W: 27-25, 25-16)

    • vs Judkins (L: 8-25, 26-24, 11-15)

    • vs Paulding (W: 23-25, 25-23, 15-11)

    • vs Laguna (L: 7-25, 18-25)

    • St. Pats Tournament (2nd place)

    • vs Judkins (L: 5-25, 10-25)

    • vs Paulding (L: 27-25, 20-25, 11-15)

    • vs St. Pats (W: 25-13, 22-25, 15-9)

    • vs Mission (W: 25-12, 18-25, 15-5)

    • Atascadero Tournament (3rd place)

    • Los Osos (L: 15-25, 25-17, 4-15)

    • Templeton (L: 23-25, 20-25)

    • Five Cities Championships (3rd place)

End of Season


  • Girls Volleyball 7th (6-5)

    • vs St. Pats (L: 25-11, 8-25, 6-15)

    • vs Flamson (L: 21-25, 25-14, 12-15)

    • vs Judkins (W: 25-13, 25-6)

    • vs Paulding (W: 25-10, 23-25, 17-15)

    • vs Laguna (L: 5-25, 18-25)

    • St. Pats Tournament (2nd place)

    • vs Judkins (W: 18-25, 25-11, 15-7)

    • vs Paulding (W: 23-25, 26-24, 15-12)

    • vs St. Pats (L: 26-24, 16-25, 11-15)

    • vs Mission (W: 25-20, 25-18)

    • Atascadero Tournament (2nd place)

    • Los Osos (W: 25-18, 25-20)

    • Templeton (L: 24-26, 18-26)

    • Five Cities Championships (2nd place)

End of Season


  • Cross Country Results

    • Judkins Mountain Goat (no place winners and no team score)

    • Paulding Invitational (no place winners and no team score)

    • Nipomo Fun Run (1st place Jacob Linson, 2nd place Chase Hadden, 3rd place John Russell, No Team Score)

    • Mesa Challenge (no place winners and 7th place team finish)

    • Laguna Invitational (8th Boys - 4th)

    • County Championships (8th Boys - 2nd)

End of Season

Student Athlete Spotlight

Cross Country Spotlight Athlete

Chad Arkinson

Chad has been participating in cross country for 2 years. He has one older brother and one younger sister. His brother attends NHS. He has always liked running and being outdoors and his favorite thing about cross country is being able to get a workout in while hanging out with his friends. His goal for this year is to earn a team trophy in one of the upcoming meets. Chad plans on continuing his running career next year in High School and also competes on the Mesa Wrestling Team. He would love to attend Cal Poly and major in their prestigious Engineering Program. His favorite subject is Math. "Chad never makes excuses, runs smart, practices hard and finishes strong in all the races" says coach Slater.

8th Grade Girls Volleyball Spotlight Athlete

Destinee Vonvonge

Destinee has been playing volleyball for 3 years. She has two older sisters that play volleyball currently at NHS. Her favorite thing about Volleyball is playing defense and the passing aspect of the game. Her goal is not only to be a better player but make the Varsity team alongside her sisters next season. Destinee's favorite volleyball team is UCLA and she herself would like to play someday for Cal State Fullerton. Destinee also really enjoys writing.

7th Grade Girls Volleyball Spotlight Athlete

Lydia Dobbe

Lydia has been playing volleyball for 5 years. She has 3 olders sisters which are beyond High School age. Her favorite part about Volleyball is being part of a team and getting to travel. Her goal in the future is to play Varsity Volleyball as a Freshman in two years. Lydia enjoys math, and on occasion baking and her puppy "Poppy". Her school of choice would be nearby Cal Poly in which she smirks and says "there is an athlete on their team that has the same nickname as me".

8th Grade Boys Basketball Spotlight Athlete

George Keskinov

George has been playing basketball for about 6 years. The reason he likes basketball is because he just simply likes competing. He has two twin younger brothers and outside of basketball George likes to fish. He would like to take basketball as far as he can go.



7th Grade Boys Basketball Spotlight Athlete

Kyle Smeda

Kyle has been playing basketball since 1st grade. He has 3 older brothers who also played basketball. The reason why Kyle likes basketball is simply just because it is fun. Kyle loves any and all sports and aspires to go Cal Berkeley someday. His favorite school subject is Physical Education.

8th Grade Girls Basketball Spotlight Athlete

Karina Salais


Karina is in her eighth year of playing basketball. Out of her seven siblings two of them also played basketball. The reason why she got into the sport is because her father played. When asked why she enjoys the sport she answers "because it relaxes me and I can focus on the game and forget about everything else". Besides basketball Karina enjoys listening to music and running. She also has participated in Soccer, Softball and Track. She 100% plans on playing basketball in High School and would love to attend UCSB. Her favorite subject is Language as she really enjoys writing.

7th Grade Girls Basketball Spotlight Athlete

Isabella Simonson

Bella has been playing basketball from her perspective what feels like her whole life. She has four siblings who also play basketball. Her three olders sisters are currently playing basketball on the Varsity Team at Nipomo High. She also has a younger brother who plays in the youth program. She says what she likes most about basketball is helping others get better. She absolutely wants to play basketball at Nipomo High School!!! Other sports she participates in our Volleyball, Track and Tennis. Her favorite subjects are Physical Education and Math. Her hobbies include watching TV and spending time with her family. Future plans are to go to a four year college somewhere.

Team GPAs

8th Girls Volleyball Team GPA

3.60

7th Grade Girls Volleyball Team GPA

3.77

Cross Country Team GPA

3.58

8th Grade Boys Basketball Team GPA

3.56

7th Grade Boys Basketball Team GPA

3.50

8th Grade Girls Basketball Team GPA

3.30

7th Grade Girls Basketball Team GPA

3.74