Marysville tops Lincoln
Marysville High's volleyball team improved to 3-2 on the year with a 25-20, 25-19, 13-25, 25-16 nonleague victory over Lincoln on Thursday.
Kandice Herkert led the Indians' offense, recording nine kills, three aces and three digs. Sarah Walls added seven kills and three aces.
Brooke Neault had six digs, and freshman middle blocker Hailey Harris added three blocks and three kills.
Setter Chelsi Ferrari dished 19 assists.
Live Oak 3, Faith Chr. 0
In a battle of Lions, it was Live Oak that earned the upper hand in a nonleague victory, 25-18, 25-22, 25-20, over Faith Christian.
Cassie Bryant led the way for Live Oak (3-5) with six aces, six digs and three assists. Ana Alvarado had three aces, four kills and two blocks and Gabby Monroe added seven aces.
Chelsea Philebaum had 10 service points and four aces for Faith Christian, and Katie DeMeritt added two kills and two blocks.
Sutter 3, Corning 0
Torrey Hulsey's 12 service points, four aces, three blocks and ten kills led Sutter to a 10-0 start with scores of 25-11, 25-12 and 25-3.
Cierra Holcomb had 15 service points and five aces while Kari Post had 23 assists, four aces and seven kills.
Pioneer 1, Yuba City 0
Yuba City's goalie Nickola Dokic played the game of his life according to coach Paul Shank, but the Honkers (6-2) fell to Pioneer on Thursday.
“We had opportunities and played well,” Shank said, “We made one mistake and it cost us.”
Nevada Union 4, Marysville 1
Nelson MacHuca scored the lone goal for Marysville on an assist from Jose Rivera to tie the score at 1, but that was all Marysville could muster in the nonleague loss.
A penalty kick and defensive errors cost Marysville, a Division VI school, a chance to upset Nevada Union, which is Division II.
Sutter 9, Wheatland 0
The Huskies continued to roll over opponents, and in their Butte View League opener at Wheatland, Sutter did not lose a set through the first five singles matches.
They lost just three sets in the entire match.
Melissa VandenHeuvel, Joni Klever, Kristen Ward, Chelsea Stallings and Katie Chapman each won their match 6-0, 6-0. Taylor Franco won, 6-1, 6-0. The doubles teams of Ward-VandenHeuvel (8-1), Klever-Stallings (8-1) and Allison Olivera-Franco (8-0) also earned victories.
Yuba City 9, Pioneer 0
Shannon Cassidy did not surrender a game in a 6-0, 6-0 victory that led the Honkers (5-0, 1-0) to a Tri-County Conference victory in Woodland.
Madeline Stephens (6-0, 6-3), Breanna Wallace (6-1, 6-0), Helena Lancaster (6-1, 6-0), Stephanie Suen (6-2, 6-2) and Maribel Pabalan (6-0, 6-0) won in singles, while the teams of Manjot Grewal-Miranda Martinez (6-0, 6-0), Lisa Fabian-Lauren Iverson (6-0, 6-2), and Aimee Terry-Claire Sweeney (6-2, 6-1) swept through doubles.
Pioneer 287, Yuba City 301
Hayley Holloway earned medalist honors, shooting a 45, but the Honkers dropped their opening Tri-County Conference match to the Patriots at Yolo Fliers Club in Woodland.
Jessica Oakman carded a 60 for Yuba City, and Rachel Martin and Samantha Bendorf each finished with 63s. Carly Hoskins finished with a 70.
Live Oak 2, Faith Christian 0
Live Oak won the nonleague match 25-17, 25-19.
Kynsie Lovell had 10 points, served 100 percent and had nine aces for Faith Christian.
Sutter 2, Corning 0
The Huskies JV team continued to win with scores of 25-18 and 25-11.
Sutter's freshman team also won with scores of 25-9 and 25-16.
Chico 30, Yuba City 14
Camden Magenheimer scored on a 75-yard touchdown reception and Nathan Shatner rushed for 100 yards and scored on a 17-yard run, but the Honkers dropped a season-opening nonleague game at Honker Stadium.
Zack Nelson threw the touchdown pass to Magenheimer. The Honkers scored on a 2-point conversion.
River Valley 14, Marysville 14
Strong defense led the way for both teams and played Marysville and River Valley into a 14-14 tie.
Tyler Roberts and Justin Roberts combined to rush for more than 100 yards total for River Valley.
Sutter 32, Lincoln 12
Cody Hale and Dillon Whitsett each rushed for two touchdowns and the Huskies improved to 2-0 with the nonleague win on the road.
Hayden Childers rushed for a touchdown and Brannon Coughlin recovered a fumble. Laeszk Ratajczak kicked two extra points and Austin Morehead led the team in tackles.