PREP ROUNDUP: Colusa baseball rolls; Marysville softball stays hot
Hayden Bailey pitched four solid innings, Kyle Cervantes finished things up early with a clean inning from the mound and the Colusa High baseball team rolled Live Oak 13-2 in a nonleague game in Colusa.
Bailey allowed one earned run and struck our five for Colusa (6-2).
Chad Elliott finished 2 for 3 with a double from the plate and scored three runs, while Estevan Frias hit a two-RBI double for the RedHawks.
Lindhurst 14, West Campus 4, 5 inn.
In Olivehurst — The Blazers pounded out 19 hits en route to a Golden Empire League victory against the Warriors.
Keanu Cortes went 4 for 4 with a double, an RBI and four runs scored, while Andrew Sutton finished 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs and Aric Cortes went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI for Lindhurst (4-4, 3-3).
Nathan Furr, Chris Sisco and Riley Carns each went 2 for 4 and combined for seven RBIs.
Sisco also earned the win from the mound after going all five innings and striking out eight in the process.
Oak Ridge 4, Yuba City 1
In El Dorado Hills — The Honkers were edged by the Trojans, who are currently ranked No. 2 in the Sacramento Bee's Top 20 poll.
The Honkers (2-5) outhit Oak Ridge 8-3, but Yuba City coach Dave Rodriguez said his club couldn't get the key hit with runners in scoring position.
Senior Wesley Estes drove in the Honkers' lone run with an RBI double in the first inning to plate Cooper Goldby.
Estes finished 2 for 3 and Nick Mora was 2 for 2.
Senior ace Chandler Eden went six innings and struck out seven batters, while allowing the three hits.
Whitney 16, River Valley 6
In Yuba City — T.J. Dove belted a solo home run, a triple and finished 2 for 3 on the day, but it wasn't enough for the Falcons, who slipped to 2-5 overall after a nonleague loss.
Cris Lamas finished 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs, while Steve Robinson hit a RBI double.
Marysville 16, Mesa Verde 0, 5 innings
In Marysville — The Indians stayed perfect in GEL play as they blasted the Mavericks at Abby Field in a mercy-rule shortened game.
Brina Buttacavoli homered and drove in five RBIs for the Indians as she finished her day 3 for 4.
Ashley Adamson stayed hot at the plate with three doubles in a 3-for-4 showing. Morgan Welch had an RBI double and Brianna Wyatt knocked in two runs for the Indians (9-1, 6-0).
Tressa Arostegui struck out seven and didn't allow a hit for Marysville.
Yuba City 5, Oroville 2
In Yuba City — Anjelica Cisneros drove in two runs and finished 2 for 3 in a nonleague victory for the Honkers.
Hannah Heitman tacked on a double for Yuba City (5-7).
Colusa 4, Live Oak 0
In Colusa — Sophia Garcia struck out 13 batters and gave up just one hit to lead the RedHawks past the Lions in a nonleague victory.
Garcia also scored twice, while Brittanee Garcia finished 2 for 3 and knocked in two runs for Colusa (12-4).
Valley Christian 8,
Faith Christian 7
In Roseville — The Lions came up short in a Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League game and slipped to 0-3 on the season.
Sarah Lego and Emily Meyer each went 2 for 4 with a double, while Victoria Helm finished 1 for 3.
Yuba City 223, Pioneer 283
In Woodland — The Honkers cruised past the Patriots in Tri-County Conference play at the Yolo Fliers Club.
Connor Estrada notched the top score of the day with a 39, while teammate Riley Horan was right behind him at 40.
Kyle Albers turned in a 44, Anthony Vasquez finished with a 46 and Thomas Bishop shot a 56 for the Honkers (5-2, 3-0).
Marysville 247, Capital Christian 257
In Sacramento — Garrett Brown shot a 1-over-par 37 and the Indians moved to a perfect 3-0 in GEL matches with a win over the Cougars at Bing Maloney Golf Course.
Logan Brown shot a 42, Robert Stevenson carded a 47, Austin Sellers turned in a 52 and Tyler Cole recorded a 69 to round out the scores for Marysville (3-3).
Live Oak 8, Mercy 1
In Red Bluff — The Lions rolled to an SVL win behind No. 1 singles player Michael Catbagan, who earned a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory.
Jose Gonzalez (6-4, 6-2), Aaron Pamma (6-1, 6-1), Enrique Taitt (6-0, 6-0) and Gerardo Bermudez (6-0, 6-0) rounded out the singles victories for the Lions.
Catbagan and Gonzalez teamed up for an 8-4 win in doubles. Pamma and Inderjit Singh worked together for an 8-1 victory, and Taitt and Ming Hoang also won 8-0 in doubles for Live Oak (4-2, 4-1).
Sutter 9, Wheatland 0
In Sutter — The Huskies swept the Pirates after three forfeits in a league match.
Billy Thompson (6-2, 6-1), Nick Fortna (6-0, 6-0), Jared Miller (6-0, 6-0) and Driaan Van-Zyl (6-0, 6-0) won in singles, while Van-Zyl and Tyler Spindler teamed up to win 8-0 and Justin Elford and Datyell Close won 8-1 in doubles for Sutter (3-2).
Yuba City 7, Natomas 2
In Yuba City — The Honkers won four singles matches, and it was good enough for a TCC victory after the Nighthawks forfeited all the doubles matches.
Charlie Poukish (7-5, 6-1), Jordan Kuphaldt (6-1, 6-0), Raul Chavez (6-, 6-2) and Eric Castillo (6-2, 6-0) each won in singles for the Honkers (3-1).
Marysville 8, Mesa Verde 1
In Marysville — The Indians had little difficulty with the Mavericks in GEL play.
Keith Staples (6-2, 6-1), Jacob Fisher (6-0, 6-0), Myers Lor (6-0, 6-1) and Michelle Ngai (6-3, 6-0) each won in singles for Marysville (6-3, 4-2).
Randy Valencia and Daniel Sorenson teamed up to win 6-2, 6-2 and Wendin Li and Tom Cheng cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win in boys doubles.
May Lor and Katrina Staples won 6-3, 6-1 in girls doubles, while Jaime Pinedo and Delaney Rodriguez won 6-1, 6-0 in mixed doubles.
West Campus 7, Lindhurst 2
In Olivehurst — The Blazers managed just two wins against the Warriors in a GEL loss.
Jerry Xiong won 6-4, 6-4 in boys singles and Chris Xiong and Baldeep Sandhar won 6-4, 6-2 in boys doubles for the Blazers.
Marysville 20, Mesa Verde 0, 5 inn.
In Marysville — The Indians blanked the Mavericks in a GEL rout that ended early due to the mercy rule.
Angelica Maples was a perfect 4 for 4 with a homer and a double. Macy Bartolome finished 3 for 4 with a home run and Madeline Baker went 2 for 3 with a double.
Atheena Huett and Melissa Lemke combined on a no-hitter for the Indians (6-3-1, 4-1).
Yuba City 14, Oroville 1, 5 inn.
In Yuba City — The Honkers needed just five innings to top the Tigers in a mercy-rule victory.
Kayla Bailey went 3 for 3 with a triple and Lacey DeSalles also went 3 for 3 with two doubles.
Caitie Carnegie tripled and Jordin Thomas doubled to round out a solid day at the plate for Yuba City (11-1).
Megan Lockhart and Courtney McCarley combined in the circle for the win.