PREP ROUNDUP: Yuba City boys basketball gets first win
Wheatland tourney heats up
The Yuba City High boys basketball team overcame a tough loss in its season opener on Thursday with a resounding 83-62 win over Rosemont on Friday at the Bella Vista Bronco Roundup tournament in Fair Oaks.
With this win, the Honkers (1-1) advance to the tournament's consolation championship game against Granite Bay at 4 p.m. today.
Junior Travis Blas had a great night for Yuba City with 23 points and senior guard Gurpreet Singh added 16 points and six steals.
Nathan Gillming scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds, while junior center Araan Dhillon scored 10 points and blocked five shots.
Encina 78, Wheatland 66
In Wheatland — The host Pirates fell to the Bulldogs in the second round of the 52nd annual Wheatland Tournament.
Wheatland (2-1) will face Anderson at 3:30 p.m. in today's third-place game.
Taylor Balogi led the Pirates with 16 points and Khalil Collier scored 14 points. Jordan Samson added nine points and Michael Woods picked up 10 rebounds.
Lindhurst 73, Rio Vista 14
Cedrick Thomas scored 19 points, Devin Ward added 17 of his own and the Blazers earned a spot in today's consolation championship with a blowout win.
Alex Yang and Tharon Trujillo each scored 10 points for Lindhurst (1-1), which faces Marysville at 2 p.m. today.
Marysville 50, Paradise 39
Brayden Bartolome scored 19 points to help lead the Indians to a victory and into the consolation championship.
Anthony Lattuca and Jordan Cabrito each scored eight points. Cabrito also snagged four steals for the Indians (1-2).
Faith Christian Tournament
Faith Christian 67, New Life Christian 40
In Yuba City — Justin Glen nailed four 3-pointers, part of his 22-point night, and the host Lions rolled the Crusaders at C.A. Summy Gymnasium.
Micah Atkins scored 15 for the Lions and Drew LeBlanc put up 10. Deep Bhatti totaled 11 rebounds for Faith (2-0), which faces Forest Lake Christian today at 5:30 p.m.
Kobe Bancroft led New Life with 13 points.
Live Oak 57, Maxwell 36
In Arbuckle — The Lions took home the consolation championship at the Pierce tourney behind a 23-point effort from senior Romario Acosta.
Gurbeer Kooner scored nine points to go with 10 rebounds and Aaron Pamma totaled 12 boards.
Live Oak (2-1) opens its home schedule with Marysville on Tuesday at Ron Pritchard Gym.
Winters 61, East Nicolaus 46
Drew Orr scored 16 points and Adam Driver added 10 points as the Spartans (0-3) dropped the seventh-place game to the Warriors.
Gridley 58, Oroville 55
In Durham — The Bulldogs bounced back from a tough loss to Central Valley with a victory over the Tigers in the second round of the Durham Tournament.
Gridley (2-1) will face Las Plumas at 1:30 today in the consolation championship.
Tyler Abrego scored 21 points, Mat Scott added 14 points and Shobi Khan picked up eight points to lead the Bulldogs.
Lois Langford Invitational
Marysville 62, Winters 32
In Live Oak — After a tough loss in the opening round of tournament play to Placer on Thursday, the Indians routed the Warriors to earn a spot in today's consolation championship game.
Marimar Terriquez scored 14 points and Haley Adams added 12 points to lead the Indians (2-1).
Lady Bulldog Holiday Classic
Shasta 47, Gridley 29
In Gridley — Ashtyn MacFarlane scored 13 points and Elizabeth Osbourn scored seven as the host Bulldogs fell in second-round action to Shasta at Farmer's Hall.
Gridley will take on River Valley in the third-place game today.
Faith Christian Tournament
New Life Christian 37, Faith Christian 35
In Yuba City — New Life's Haley Moody led all scorers with 14 points as the Crusaders edged the host Lions (1-1) in day two of tournament play at C.A. Summy Gymnasium.
Katie Ramirez added nine points for New Life.
Tiffany Hendricks was Faith's top scorer with 10 points, Moriah Maddalena added nine and Shon Ritchie amassed seven points with 13 rebounds for the Lions (1-1).
Colusa RedHawk Classic
Wheatland 46, Clear Lake 23
In Colusa — Kassidy Heuvelhorst scored 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds, five steals and blocked four shots to lead the Pirates past Clear Lake.
Halen Mariano finished with 12 points, six assists and three steals, while Thalia Kilburn had six points and three steals for Wheatland (1-2).
College Prep 45, Colusa 39
Emily Mobley scored 19 points and pulled down 19 rebounds for Colusa (2-1), but it wasn't enough against College Prep of Oakland.
Teal Stacey scored 11 points and finished with seven rebounds.
Maxwell 56, Downieville 10
In Princeton — Kailey McKinley recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Panthers to a second-round victory at the Princeton tourney.
Jenna Powell and Jessie Otterson both added 10 points. Powell picked up nine rebounds and Otterson dished out five assists.
Shelen Boyes made five steals and dished out four assists.
Maxwell (2-0) continues tournament play today with a doubleheader against host Princeton and Big Valley.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
Marysville 56, Faith Christian 43
In Olivehurst — Erik Schieze scored 20 points, Steven Wieber added 13 and the Indians picked up their first win of the season.
Casey Carlson pulled down 10 rebounds for Marysville (1-2).
Wheatland 59, Delta 38
Justin Hawkins scored 14 points and Jon Scruggs scored 11 in the victory for the Pirates (2-1).
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Colusa 44, Oroville Frosh 31
In Colusa — Mollie Townzen scored 18 points to lead the host RedHawks at the Colusa RedHawk Classic.
Jasmine Savage scored eight points and Sally Loeza added seven more to pace Colusa (2-1).
FROSH BOYS BASKETBALL
Yuba City 70, Napa 64
In Rocklin — Bailey Elkins scored 20 points and Ryan Besso finished with 13 to lead the Honkers (1-1) past Napa.