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Roundup: Live Oak soccer rolls 12-0
Hector Cibrian scored five goals and the Live Oak High boys soccer team routed Mercy 13-0 at home on Tuesday to remain undefeated on the season.
The Lions (11-0-1 overall, 2-0 in the Sacramento Valley League) got goals from Armando Araujo, Jose Cuellar, Jose Alvarado, Xavier Lopez, Pedro Valencia, Edgar Diaz, Ricardo Silva and Salvador Vargas.
Live Oak took an 11-0 lead at the half and had the luxury of using substitutions liberally to roll to another SVL win.
Colusa 3, Los Molinos 1
Felipe Granados, Roman Martinez and Elio Bautista each scored a goal for the Redskins (4-4-1) in Tuesday's victory on the road.
Thomas Gentil had two assists on corner kicks and Tony Rico picked up the third. Defensively, Vicente Gutierrez and Tyler Stirling both played well according to coach Dan Kiely.
Goalkeeper Fernando Amador tallied eight saves.
Gridley 2, Las Plumas 1
Cali Garcia scored off an assist from Pedro Amezcua, but the Bulldogs fell to Las Plumas on the road.
Sutter 6, Winters 0
Sarah Snyder scored four goals, Erika Linch added two more and the Lady Huskies continued to dominate the Butte View League.
Jayden Garcia turned in two assists, Sam Foster had seven saves and recorded her eighth shutout of the season and Katie Olson was credited with outstanding defense for Sutter (8-2 overall and 5-0 in league).
River Valley 60, Pioneer 38
Anthony Boykin, Josh Samaniego-Evans and Gurkaran Singh each scored 11 points to help lift River Valley to 2-0 in the Tri-County Conference.
The Falcons used a dominating second half, outscoring the Patriots 32-14, to improve to 11-8 overall.
Jake Phillips added 10 points, Greg Cannon hauled in 11 rebounds and an overall strong defensive performance helped lift River Valley on Pioneer's home court.
Faith Christian 70, Freedom Chr. 22
The Lions jumped out to a 26-4 lead after the first quarter and never looked back to improve to 14-4 overall on the year.
Blake Lavin scored 26 points for Faith, while teammate Spencer Iskikian added 11 and six assists on the team's home floor.
Willows 65, Live Oak 50
A poor fourth quarter ended up costing the Lions at home as the team fell to 0-2 in the SVL.
Jas Mahal led the Lions (6-9) with 13 points, while Aaron Palma added 10.
New Life Chr. 50, North Hills 33
Mikie DeLozier scored 11 and Juan Rocha and Caleb Scrivner each added 10 to help lift the Crusaders to a NPL win at home.
With the win, New Life improves to 8-6 and 3-1.
Winters 46, Gridley 39
Jessep MacFarlane led the Bulldogs with 12 points, but Gridley fell on the road in a disappointing Butte View League loss.
Kevin Mattos added 11 in the loss for Gridley (6-9, 1-1).
Orland 53, Sutter 38
Cameron Brown had 12 points and six rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Huskies dropped to 0-3 in the BVL.
Ben Eisenbarth and Elijah Smith each added nine points for Sutter (6-12) on its home floor.
Esparto 54, East Nicolaus 52
The Spartans outscored Esparto 26-18 in the second half but couldn't complete the comeback on the road.
Riley Shill scored 13 points and Alex Weber picked up a double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds) for East Nic (7-10, 0-1), which dropped its first league game of the season.
Durham 56, Colusa 47
Emily and Katie Mobley each recorded double-doubles for the Redskins, but it wasn't enough to take down the defending section champions on the road.
Emily Mobley scored 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds and her sister Katie scored 12 and had 10 boards to go with four blocks. Caroline Meyers scored 12 for Colusa (14-2, 1-1).
East Nicolaus 41, Esparto 28
Milinda Kendrick scored nine points to go with her 16 rebounds and the Spartans (10-7, 1-0) took their league opener.
Darleen Herrin also scored nine points and Sarah Newman added eight for East Nic.
Faith Christian 56, Freedom 26
Senior Hannah Baber scored a team-high 16 points and pulled down 31 rebounds in the nonleague, home victory for the Lions (6-9).
New Life 40, North Hills 34
Haley Moody scored 14 points and Leanna Whiteley added 11 for the Crusaders (5-8, 3-1) at home.
Willows 48, Live Oak 39
The Lady Lions dropped to 0-2 in the SVL after falling in a crucial road game.
Paulina Heredia scored nine points, Jennifer DeWitt added eight, while Anijah Clark scored eight points and pulled down nine rebounds for Live Oak (10-5). Amyah Clark scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds.
Orland 72, Sutter 54
Courtney Gravel scored 22 points and Erika Larsen had 16 points and 17 rebounds in the road loss for the Huskies (12-8, 2-1).
West Campus 45, Marysville 30
Koua Thao won by pin in the 112-pound division, but the Indians dropped the Golden Empire League match to the Warriors.
Michael Barabin (160) and Anthony Rodarte (189) each won by pin.
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Colusa 41, Durham 33
Olivia Bassett had 16 points, Yasmine Moreno scored 13 and the Lady Redskins improved to 9-6, 2-0 with the road win.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
River Valley 63, Pioneer 53
Travis Blas dropped in 22 points, Stuart Bradley added another 15 for the Falcons (13-3, 2-0).
Yuba City 66, Inderkum 63
Gurpreet Singh and Nate Van Dusen each led the Honkers with 16 points, while Taylor Elkins added 10 in the home win for Yuba City (2-0 in league).
Sutter 69, Orland 62
Trent Little drained 26 points, Justin Krause added 12 and the Huskies rolled at home to improve to 13-6 overall and 3-0 in league.
Foresthill 62, Faith Christian 52
Deep Bhatti scored 21 and Justin Glen added 17 for the Lions (5-9) in the loss.
Lindhurst 47, Mesa Verde 45
Alex Yang's 13 points and Daniel Tinoco's 11 led the Blazers (3-11, 1-0) to a victory in their GEL opener.
FROSH BOYS BASKETBALL
Sutter 41, Orland 32
Seth Landers had 13 points and Brandon Stevenson added 11 for the Huskies (10-9) at home.
River Valley 49, Pioneer 34
Cris Lamas scored 15 points and TJ Dove added 11 for the Falcons.