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PREP ROUNDUP: YC, RV volleyball fall
Sutter, Wheatland netters win
The Yuba City High volleyball team was its own worst enemy on Tuesday night.
Most of the Honkers' damage was self-inflicted as a bevy of errors led to a 25-10, 25-21, 25-15 nonconference loss to Chico at Honker Gym.
"We're a young team and we showed some of our inexperience," said Yuba City coach Jeremy Duterte. "Our passing and service receiving were really off."
Some bright spots for the Honkers (3-2) included senior Maddie Collins, who finished with nine kills, 12 blocks and two aces. Junior Brittany Walker was solid at setter with 17 assists.
Jordan Coxe recorded four kills and Courtney Bybee made three blocks.
Casa Roble 3, River Valley 1
In Orangevale — The Falcons lost for the first time this season in a 18-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-22 battle against Casa Roble.
Despite the loss, Taylor Massengale dropped 19 kills and added six blocks at the net.
Sierra Pedley picked up 18 digs and Amrita Dale recorded six kills and 13 digs for River Valley, which fell to 9-1 on the season.
Sutter 3, Hamilton 1
In Hamilton — The Huskies evened up their record to 3-3 with a close 25-23, 21-25, 25-20, 25-20 victory over the Braves.
Kylee Sallaberry, Bianca Almeida, Ava Payton and Erika Larsen combined on 23 kills, while Larsen led the team in blocks with seven.
Sallaberry also led the team in assist with 11, while Almeida had six digs, Savannah Besso had nine assists and three aces and Alix Russell chipped in with seven digs and two aces for Sutter.
Wheatland 3, Lincoln 2
In Wheatland — The Pirates continued their winning ways with a 25-22, 18-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-11 comeback victory over Lincoln.
Kirstin Johnson led Wheatland (5-1) with 15 kills and four blocks, while Kiley DeCoster added seven blocks and two blocks.
Jaime Adams dished out 27 assists, while Mikayala McLanahan had eight digs.
The Pirates' JV team won 25-19, 25-12.
Analiz Ramirez had 12 assists and Hannah Shaw recorded six kills and four aces.
Marysville 3, Mesa Verde 0
In Marysville — The Indians opened Golden Empire League play with a solid 25-15, 25-8, 25-9 victory over the Mavericks at Lesta Joubert Gymnasium.
Annie Wooten led the way for Marysville (4-3, 1-0) with three ace serves, four kills, five digs and a block. Candice Hugi added an ace, four kills, two digs and a block.
Taylor Ferrari dished out 10 assists and Brooke Bigley finished with eight digs.
The Indians' JV team also cruised past the Mavericks with a 25-18, 25-12 win.
Savanna Harris tallied six kills, two aces and a dig, while Kelsey Collins doled out five assists for Marysville (5-1, 1-0).
The Marysville frosh team won 25-18, 25-12, led by Diana Foster's five kills.
Angelica Maples had six aces, three assists and a dig. Megan Sandler added fives aces and a kill for the Indians (1-2, 1-0).
Sac Country Day 3, Faith Christian 0
In Yuba City — The Lions fell 25-15, 29-27, 25-23 in their first league game despite Megan Evans' four kills and three assists and Victoria Helms' four aces and four assists.
Faith slipped to 4-6 overall with the loss.
Meanwhile, the Faith JV team in cruising.
The Lions topped Country Day 25-9, 25-20 to improve to 6-0 overall.
Alex Gather led the team in scoring and Abby Maddalena added five kills.
New Life Christian 3, Valley Christian 0
In Olivehurst — The Crusaders picked up their first win of the season in their home opener with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-21 victory over the Lions.
Coach Ron Strickland said Kiley Delozier and Elicia Villafranco played strong at the net for New Life (1-1).
Delozier tallied eight kills with six service aces and Villafranco dropped in seven kills.
Strickland also praised the play of setters Belle Knight and Haley Moody.
The Crusaders continue nonleague play at Paradise Adventist on Thursday.
Marysville 4, Rio Linda 3
In Marysville — Jacob Fisher scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway less than 10 miutes remaining to propel the Indians to a come-from-behind victory over the Knights at Marks Field.
Marysville jumped out to a 2-0 advantage in the first half before Rio Linda scored three consecutive goals to take a 3-2 lead. However, the Indians never gave up, scoring the final two goals of the match to earn a hard-faught victory.
"I'm really proud of the kids and how they came back," Marysville coach Steve Tennis said. "They could've easily quit, but they just kept fighting."
Thomas Mehler continued his stellar play by scoring a pair of goals and Neil Lingenfelter added another for Marysville, which improved to 5-1 with the win. The Indians also received strong play from goalkeeper Freddy Terriquez, who recorded 10 saves to keep Marysville within striking distance.
The Indians' JV squad fell 6-3 to the Knights.
Alfredo Real, Kiko Mascorro and Nelson Vegar all scored goals for Marysville (0-2-1).
Faith Christian 2, Forest Lake Christian 2
In Auburn — Sun Lee and Micah Atkins each scored a goal and had an assist as the two schools played to a draw in nonleague action.
Coach Robert Ripley said Chase Gordon and Sam Ithurburn played aggressively on offense.
Ripley also credited goalkeeper Chase Tollenaar with solid play at goalkeeper with 10 saves and no goals allowed in the second half.
The Lions face Marysville on Thursday.
Yuba City 1, Rio Americano 1
In Yuba City — The Honkers settled for a draw with the Raiders on Tuesday at Honker Stadium.
Donovan Guzman scored Yuba City's lone goal.
Yuba City coach Sean Nelson credited Michael Chavez, Omar Gonzalez and goalkeeper Victor Alcantar with solid play on defense for the Honkers (2-2-2).
Global Youth Charter 6, New Life Christian 3
In Antelope — Kobe Bancroft scored two goals and Sullivan Guy added another, but the Crusaders (0-1) dropped their Northern Pacific Athletic Conference opener to the Bulldogs on Monday.
Live Oak 8, Colusa 1
In Colusa — The Lions improved to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in Sacramento Valley League play with a victory over the RedHawks on the road.
Live Oak swept all six singles matches, receiving wins from Lucero Topete (6-4, 7-5), Jacque Mullen (6-2, 7-5), Crystal Rodriguez (6-2, 7-6), Aisha Khan (6-4, 6-3), Clarissa Herrera (6-3, 6-0) and Lupe Chavez (6-2, 6-4).
In doubles play, the Lions received a pair of 8-2 wins from the tandems of Rodriguez and Herrera and Khan and Chavez.
Coral Imhoff and Kimberlee Harmon teamed up for an 8-4 victory in the No. 1 doubles match to lead the way for Colusa.
Woodland 253, Yuba City 278
In Woodland — The Honkers slipped to 0-2 in a narrow loss at Yolo Fliers Golf Club.
Beth Hastey led the team with a 54.