PREP ROUNDUP: RV, YC boys hoops fall in TCC action
Live Oak basketball, soccer pick up wins
The River Valley High boys basketball team "forgot to pack the offense," according to coach Brad McIntire, and fell 47-31 to Inderkum in a Tri-County Conference game for first place in Sacramento on Thursday.
The Falcons shot 13 for 53 from the field and slipped to 11-9 overall and 2-1 in conference with the loss.
Cris Lamas led RV with 12 points, while T.J. Dove chipped in with nine points and Jordan Noall added eight.
Woodland 59, Yuba City 48
In Yuba City — The Honkers are struggling through the opening stretch of their TCC slate as they dropped their third straight game.
Gurpreet Singh finished with 14 points to lead the team and Nathan Gillming added 10 as Yuba City slipped to 8-11 overall and 0-3 in the TCC with the loss.
Live Oak 58, Esparto 30
In Live Oak — The Lions jumped out to a 26-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way to pick up an easy Sacramento Valley League win over the Spartans at Ron Pritchard Gymnasium.
Simren Pamma and Aaron Pamma scored nine points each and Pardeep Sahota pulled down 15 rebounds to lead the way for Live Oak (11-4, 5-1), which saw 13 of its 14 players score in the game.
New Life 75, Western Sierra 54
In Rocklin — Kobe Bancroft recorded 16 points, six assists and three steals, and Chase Smotherman added 16 and dished out six assists of his own to lead the Crusaders to a nonleague victory on the road.
Tyler Treat had 12 points and 15 rebounds, and Thomas Marquette tallied 11 points and five rebounds in the win for New Life (11-5).
New Life 47, Western Sierra 14
In Rocklin — Elicia Villafranco dropped in a game-high 19 points and the Crusaders rolled to an easy nonleague win.
Rachel Whiteley added 12 points for New Life, which upped its mark to 14-2 on the year with the victory.
Colusa 52, Williams 33
In Williams — Emily Mobley scored 13 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and stuffed five shots to help power the RedHawks to a Mid-Valley League victory over the Yellowjackets.
Teale Stacey finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, while Savannah Miller also contributed 12 points for Colusa (11-7, 3-0).
Paige Townzen scored seven points and pulled down six rebounds, and Mattie Meyers dished out seven assists.
West Campus 70, Lindhurst 25
In Sacramento — Sarah May scored nine points and Mirian Corona added six in the Golden Empire League loss for the Blazers (3-11, 0-3) on Wednesday night.
Sutter 3, Wheatland 1
In Sutter — Wheatland goalkeeper Alan Mendoza was busy all day in the post as he collected 16 saves, but it wasn't enough as the Huskies managed to sneak three shots by him in Butte View League action.
Auston Harris, A.J. Banga and Brad Bonnenfant each scored a goal for Sutter (5-6-1, 3-3-1), while Harris, Bruno Flores and Garrett Wallace provided the assists.
Wheatland (1-8, 1-6) got a goal from Tony Landaverde.
Live Oak 1, Willows 0
In Willows — Sal Vargas scored the lone goal 15 minutes into the match and the Lions played the last 10 minutes with just 10 players due to a red card while holding off the Honkers to remain unbeaten in SVL play.
Live Oak coach Mike Owen praised the backline play of Rene Martinez, Jose Medina, Ismael Esparza and Victor Ziranda in the win, which helped Live Oak improve to 8-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the SVL.
Joel Cibrian made two great saves late to preserve the shutout in a physical match that saw seven yellow cards handed out.
Sutter 10, Wheatland 0
In Sutter — Erika Linch scored four goals, Jayden Garcia finished with three goals and an assist and the Huskies remained unbeaten in BVL play with a shutout victory over the Pirates.
Ciarra Beymer, Jenna Lewis and Maddie Levine also scored goals for Sutter (14-2, 7-0), while Kelsey Graham notched an assist. Goalkeeper Devan Reische had one save to record the shutout.
The win improved the Huskies to an impressive 98-0-1 against BVL competition since 2005. Sutter's last loss in league play came in a 2-1 loss to Orland in the regular season finale on Feb. 12, 2004. The Huskies closest match over that time span was a 3-3 draw with Orland on Jan. 19 of last year.
Lindhurst wins pair of duals
In Olivehurst — The Blazers cruised past San Juan 65-6 as nine forfeits spoiled the wrestling for many. However, Lindhurst did get a technical fall victory from Kylie Taylor at 106 pounds and a win by pin from Anthony Kinnard at 154 pounds.
The Blazers earned their second win of the day the old fashioned way as seven wrestlers earned victories as the team defeated Encina 59-12.
Johnathan Hernandez (126), Christian Cole (132), Rigo Cole (145), Jessie Rameriz (152), Edgar Rivera (170), Kevin Travis (182) each won by pin, while Jesus Yanez earned a win by technical fall for the Blazers (10-3, 3-0 GEL).
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
Yuba City 65, Woodland 19
In Yuba City — Parker Lowe scored 18 points, Emari Love finished with 14 and the Honkers rolled the Wolves in TCC action.
Anthony Yang added eight points in the victory for the Honkers (11-9, 3-0).
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Colusa 37, Williams 15
In Williams — Mollie Townzen scored a game-high 16 points and the RedHawks topped the Yellowjackets in SVL action,
Ashley Roman added seven points for Colusa (12-4, 3-0).
FROSH BOYS BASKETBALL
Yuba City 60, Woodland 43
In Yuba City — Ryan Besso scored a team-high 22 points to lift the Honkers to a TCC win over the Wolves at home.
Cameron Eden added nine points and Matt Lara finished with eight in the victory for Yuba City (12-10, 3-0).
Inderkum 61, River Valley 20
In Sacramento — Avery Gould, Jasdeep Bains, Jagjot Takhar and Sukman Janda each scored four points as the Falcons (4-14, 1-1) fell to the Tigers in a TCC contest.