PREP ROUNDUP: Wheatland grapplers hold off Lindhurst in dual meet
Marysville hoops tops Paradise
With a narrow 30-29 lead headed down the stretch, the Wheatland High wrestling team held off Lindhurst in Tuesday's dual meet at Olivehurst.
Ryan Franken (120 pounds), Taylor Hicks (126), Robert Wilson (132), Cassidy Moreno (145) and Mikey Hawkins (152) each recorded pins to help power the Pirates to a 48-29 victory.
Wheatland is now 6-3 in dual meets. That was Lindhurst's first dual meet.
Kylie Taylor (106) and Thongsai Thanadabouth (113) each recorded pins for the Blazers, while teammates Jesus Yanez (138), Jesse Ramirez (160) and Edgar Rivera (170) earned wins by decision.
Gridley 43, Las Plumas 42
In Oroville — The Bulldogs had a difficult night shooting the ball, according to coach Nathan Link, but still managed to pull out the narrow victory.
Emery Haddy led the charge for the Bulldogs (5-4) with 11 points, while Tyler Abrego and Shobi Khan each added seven points.
Marysville 67, Paradise 59
In Paradise — Brayden Bartolome powered the Indians past Paradise with 17 points.
Chu Lor and Brandon Graves each scored 11 points for Marysville, which improved to 4-6 overall.
Pierce 65, Durham 56, OT
In Durham — The Andy Corona-Oscar Dorantes duo continues to power the Bears this season.
Corona scored 27 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, while Dorantes added 18 points and 10 rebounds in the overtime win for Pierce (4-3).
Oak Ridge 48, Yuba City 44
In Yuba City — The Honkers led for most of the game but couldn't quite hang on as they fell to Sac-Joaquin Section power Oak Ridge at Honker Gym.
Senior guard Gurpreet Singh led the Honkers with 19 points. Tanner McAlister scored seven points and Louis Mowers tacked on six points to go with eight rebounds.
Nathan Gillming tallied nine rebounds for Yuba City (1-4), which begins play at the Twin Cities Shootout on Thursday against Lindhurst.
Pleasant Valley 65, River Valley 42
In Chico — The Falcons couldn't muster up much against the Northern Section's No. 3-ranked Vikings.
Stuart Bradley and Deepak Leal each scored eight points for River Valley, which slipped to 2-6 overall and will host the Twin Cities Shootout, beginning Thursday.
East Nicolaus 79, Esparto 40
In Nicolaus — Every player on the East Nicolaus roster scored in the Sacramento Valley League opener, which turned into a rout early.
Adam Driver scored 15 points, Drew Orr added 13 and B.J. Kendrick put up 12 points to lead East Nic (1-4, 1-0) as the Spartans earned their first win of the year.
New Life Christian 62, American Christian 51
In Olivehurst — Thomas Marquette scored 20 points to lead the Crusaders to a nonleague win on the home carpet on Monday night.
Marquette was 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point line and pulled down five rebounds.
Chase Smotherman added 14 points with three 3-pointers, four assists and two steals. Sullivan Guy chipped in with nine points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals for New Life (3-3).
Sutter 52, Lindhurst 27
In Sutter — Erika Larsen continued her tear in the post, recording 16 points and 23 rebounds to lead the Huskies past the Blazers.
Destiny Stevenson finished with 18 points, while Jaelyn Hoffman had six steals for Sutter (6-3).
The Blazers (1-5) were led by Reyna Zuniga's nine points and Juana Juarez's six points.
Rio Americano 49, River Valley 38
In Yuba City — Aleqse Hawkins led all scorers with 18 points and Taylor Massengale finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds, but it wasn't enough.
With the loss, the Falcons slip to 4-4 overall.
Oakmont 90, Marysville 61
In Marysville — Holly Tarr had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Indians fell at Lesta Joubert Gymnasium in nonleague play.
Bayshta Aguila scored 16 points with eight rebounds five steals. Haley Adams added eight points and 12 rebounds for the Indians (6-3).
Lincoln 39, Wheatland 28
In Lincoln — Halen Mariano and Kassidy Heuvelhorst each scored seven points in the loss for the Pirates (4-5).
Heuvelhorst pulled down six rebounds and made three steals. Mariano tallied five steals and Thalia Kilburn added six points and two steals for Wheatland.
Willows 52, Live Oak 31
In Live Oak — The Lions opened SVL play with a tough loss to the Honkers at Ron Pritchard Gym.
Anijah Clark was the bright spot for Live Oak (1-7, 0-1) with a double-double. She scored 23 points and tallied 12 rebounds.
Amber Burgess added five points and five rebounds for LO.
Colusa 46, Winters 39
In Winters — Teal Stacey scored 17 points to go with four rebounds, four steals and two assists, leading the RedHawks past the Warriors in Monday's nonleague matchup.
Emily Mobley had a double-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and a block. Paige Townzen scored seven points, tallied seven boards and dished out three assists for Colusa (4-4).
New Life Christian 40, American Christian 30
In Olivehurst — Elicia Villafranco led the Crusaders with 13 points in Monday's victory.
Rachel Whiteley dropped in 10 points to go with her eight rebounds and six steals. Hannah Hruska scored eight points and Haley Moody added seven points for the Crusaders (5-1).
Live Oak 1, Corning 1
In Corning — In a physical match that saw 10 yellow cards handed out, the Lions held a 1-0 lead before allowing a Corning to score the equalizer with 3 minutes left to play to earn a draw in a nonleague match.
Jose Cuellar scored the lone goal for the Live Oak (3-1-1). Joel Cibrian recorded six saves in goal, and Ismael Garza, Jose Medina and Rene Martinez each played well defensively, coach Mike Owen said.
Sutter 1, Winters 0
In Sutter — Mat Sanders went straight from the football field to the pitch and scored the match's lone goal in the Huskies' Butte View League victory over the Warriors.
Greg Martinez had the assist, and Garrett Wallace and Tyler Eck combined in goal for the shutout for Sutter (2-3-1, 1-0-1), which outshot Winters 20-4 in the match.
Franklin Tarke, Mike McPeters, Corey Wilhelm and Colin Olmstead were each credited with strong defensive efforts by coach Tim Danna.
Los Molinos 3, Colusa 2
In Colusa — Adrian Garcia and Gustavo Sanchez both scored goals for the RedHawks in a Sacramento Valley League-II match.
Tony Rico assisted both of the goals and coach Dan Kiely said Felipe Granados played well at halfback.
Goalkeeper Fernando Amador recorded 15 saves for Colusa (2-2-1, 1-1).
Sutter 7, Winter 1
In Sutter — Erika Linch scored five goals and chipped in an assist to help the Huskies cruise past the Warriors.
Jayden Garcia scored two goals and dished out two assists, while Kelsey Graham and Martina Damboriena each added an assist for Sutter (6-1 overall, 2-0 in the BVL).
Devan Reische recorded eight saves at keeper.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
Oak Ridge 98, Yuba City 87, 2OT
In Yuba City — Parker Lowe had a huge game for the Honkers with 29 points and 18 rebounds, but the Honkers fell in double overtime to the Trojans at Honker Gym.
Jaipaul Mann also picked up a double-double for the Honkers (4-4) with 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Angel Hernandez dropped in 19 points to go with eight boards, while Anthony Yang scored 15 points.
The Honkers lost to Rocklin 80-50 on Saturday in the final game of the Rocklin Tournament.
Hernandez scored 18 points and John Horn had 12 points. Hernandez and Lowe were both named to the all-tournament team for the Honkers.
Pleasant Valley 39, River Valley 23
In Chico — Devin Cates led the Falcons (3-5) with six points.
Lincoln 68, Wheatland 57
In Lincoln — Justin Hawkins tallied 24 points and Kaleb Meder had 12 for the Pirates (5-4).
Paradise 59, Marysville 39
In Paradise — Matthew Butcher scored 23 points and Cole Atene had eight rebounds in the loss for Marysville (2-5).
FROSH BOYS BASKETBALL
Pleasant Valley 58, River Valley 25
In Chico — Avery Gould had seven points, Jacob Farmer added six in the loss for the Falcons (2-9).
Gridley JV 71, Yuba City 69
In Gridley — Matt Lara and Ryan Besso both scored 23 points as the Honkers' frosh team was edged by the Gridley JV squad on Monday.
Yuba City fell to 5-4 on the season.