PREP ROUNDUP: Lindhurst soccer takes down Nevada Union
RV volleyball wins thriller
The Lindhurst High boys soccer team pulled out a big 3-2 nonleague victory over Nevada Union at home on Thursday.
Jorge Oseguera scored a pair of goals early and Brian Gonzalez capped off the victory with another goal in the second half.
Martin Vasquez assisted Oseguera's first goal, while Juan Medina dished out two assists, including a perfect cross to Oseguera for his second goal.
It was the first victory for the Blazers this season as they improved to 1-2 overall.
River Valley 3, Pleasant Valley 2
In Yuba City — It was quite the win for the Falcons at Falcon Gymnasium.
Down 2-0, RV rallied back to take the match with a thrilling 25-27, 24-26, 25-15, 25-18, 16-14 victory over the Vikings.
Taylor Massengale had a double-double for the Falcons (10-1) with 23 kills and 13 digs. She also made seven blocks at the net.
McKenzie Skyberg dished out 22 assists and Amrita Dale tallied 17 assists. Dale also served eight aces.
Sierra Pedley led the Falcons with 15 digs.
Davis 3, Yuba City 0
In Davis — Jordan Coxe recorded six kills, five blocks and five digs, but it wasn't enough for the Honkers who fell 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 in the nonconference match.
Maddie Collins led the team with seven kills, and also added five blocks at the net, while Connar Lopez had nine digs and Ally Reece dropped three kills and two aces for Yuba City (3-3).
The Yuba City JV team won 25-10, 25-17.
Alex McElfresh had seven kills, Summer Williams added five more and Laura Solorio had three aces and 16 assists for the Honkers (5-1).
Gridley 3, East Nicolaus 0
In Gridley — Ashtyn MacFarlane and Megan Anthony tallied five kills each and the Bulldogs crusied to a straight-set 25-9, 25-5, 25-11 victory over the Spartans at Farmer's Hall.
Maddie Mardesich had 11 aces and Vanessa Ramirez added seven aces in the win for Gridley.
Freshman middle blocker Macie Walker led the way for East Nicolaus (0-5) with three blocks, two kills and an ace.
Gridley also won the JV match 25-5, 25-23. Marissa Navaro was the top player for East Nicolaus, finishing with four kills and two blocks.
Wheatland 3, Oroville 0
In Wheatland — Kirstin Johnson and Kiley DeCoster both recorded nine kills for the Pirates as they rolled to a 25-14, 25-6, 25-15 victory over the Tigers.
Kassidy Heuvelhorst tallied five kills, four aces and two blocks, while setter Jamie Adams was impressive with 22 assists for Wheatland (7-1).
The Pirates' JV team won 2-0 with games scores of 25-22, 25-21.
West Campus 3, Marysville 0
In Sacramento — The Indians dropped a Golden Empire League contest on the road to the Warriors 25-22, 25-17, 25-13.
Candice Hugi recorded six kills with two blocks and Gabbi Leatherman added five kills with two digs. Taylor Ferrari amassed six assists for Marysville (4-4, 1-1).
The Indians' also dropped the JV game 25-19, 25-21.
Haley Williamson had three digs, two aces and two kills for Marysville (5-2, 1-1). Savanna Harris recorded three assists, two digs, two kills and an ace, while Kyla Thornburg picked up two kills, two aces and two digs.
Live Oak 9, Mercy 0
In Red Bluff — Lucero Topete gave up one set, but the rest of the Lions put up a clean sheet in a rout.
Jacque Mullen, Crystal Rodriguez, Aisha Khan, Clarissa Herrera all cruised 6-0, 6-0, while Topete finished with the 6-1, 6-0 victory before Mercy forfeited the final singles match.
In doubles, Lupe Chavez and Laura Vargas won 8-3 and Lindsey Hovey and Mishu Gulati cruised 8-3 before the final forfeit.
With the win, Live Oak improved to 8-0.
Falcon boys win another TCC meet
In Marysville — Yuba City hosted the first Tri-County Conference meet of the season at Riverfront Park on Wednesday, but it was River Valley which continued its dominance over the competition.
The Falcons' varsity boys team placed six runners in the top ten and cruised to their sixth consecutive TCC victory dating back to the second meet of the 2010 season.
As usual, senior Swarnjit Boyal led the way for the Falcons finishing the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 48 seconds to take first place. It was the seventh TCC win in a row for Boyal, who is the confernce's two-time MVP.
Also finishing in the top 10 for RV were Indrepreet Singh (5th, 18:41), Jacob Clayton (6th, 18:44), Andres Quijas (7th, 18:49), Amrit Boyal (9th, 19:40) and Shahrukh Anwer (10th, 19:49).
Andre Titus (13th, 20:34) and Neel Mehta (14th, 20:39) also ran well for the Falcons.
Yuba City took third behind RV and Woodland, led by a pair of strong performances from Pablo Rodriguez (16th, 21:21) and Matt Bailey (18th, 21:48).
Other runners for Yuba City included Riley Horan (21st, 23:03), Shan Sarabia (23rd, 23:10) and Ali Adame (26th, 24:12).
In the girls varsity race, juniors Leanne Jarvis and Harkiren Everest led River Valley to a second-place finish behind defending champion Woodland.
Jarvis won the race in a time of 20:34, while Everest finished third with in 21:40.
Freshman Nataly Aceves (12th, 25:47), and sophomores Caleigh Calvo (17th, 26:11) and Ynez Titus (18th, 26:12) each ran strong in their first varsity race for RV, while Michelle Dewey timed in at 27:31 for 21st.
Senior Holly McAlister led Yuba City to a third-place team finish by taking second in a time 21:32.
Also helping the cause for the Honker girls were Kate Aldridge (9th, 23:43), Elena Collins (15th, 26:08), Kelsey Mincer (20th, 27:14), Harpreet Kaur (22nd, 27:37), Aide Pinedo (23, 28:48) and Justine Hernandez (29th, 34:27)
The Falcons also won the frosh-soph boys competition, with sophomore Jerome Santiago placing first after covering the 2-mile course in 11:56.
Five other RV runners placed in the top ten, including Sahil Pandit (2nd, 12:34), Gabe Stultz (4th,13:00), Elijah Harrison (6th, 13:14), Jacob Groesser (7th, 13:20) and Micah Calabrese (8th, 13:20).
The Honkers were represented by Manuel Barajas (21st, 15:25), Bryce Willoughby (23rd, 15:51) and McKay Hammarstrom (26th, 16:17).
River Valley's Andie Samay placed first in 17:32 in frosh-soph girls competition, while Shagun Bali (4th, 19:16), Simran Chahal(5th, 19:43) and Myshelle Wilson (8th, 20:55) rounded out the scoring five.
Yuba City did not field a frosh-soph girls team, but was represented by freshman Billie Smith (11th, 23:01).
Sutter 40, Oakdale 20
In Oakdale — The Huskies (3-0) stayed perfect with a resounding victory over a tough Mustangs squad.
Brayden Hungrige scored two touchdowns for Sutter, one from 50 yards out and another from 4 yards.
Alex Lopez added a 37-yard score, while Cobe Willis and Riley Vickner both scored rushing touchdowns.
Randy Post hit Cassady King for 12-yard score.
Yuba City 27, Bella Vista 12
In Yuba City — The Honkers moved to 4-0 as quarterback Alex Rowe completed 7 of his 10 passes for 174 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown pass to Gavin Durkin.
Johnathan Rodriguez scored three touchdowns from 69, 6 and 2 yards out. He finished with 121 yards on nine carries.
Defensive standouts for Yuba City included Anthony Bagely, Joey Goebel, Isacc Torres, Chase Kelley and Rowe. Abdul Valencia added an interception.