PREP ROUNDUP: Colusa softball wins tourney
Junior pitcher Sophia Garcia tallied 29 strikeouts over two games to help lead the Colusa High softball team to a first-place finish at the Hamilton Tournament on Saturday.
Garcia began the day by recording 15 strikeouts while going 3 for 4 with two RBIs in the RedHawks' 10-3 win over Mt. Shasta in a rematch of last year's Northern Section Division V championship game.
Madison Wells went 2 for 2 with two RBIs and Yasmin Moreno was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the victory.
In the second game of the day, Garcia recorded 14 strikeouts while tossing a two-hit shutout in Colusa's 6-0 win over Etna.
Ashleigh Biggs went 2 for 4 with three RBIs to provide the offense for the RedHawks (10-4), who went 4-0 at the two-day, six-team tournament.
Sutter 6, Anderson 6
Sutter 2, Las Plumas 0
Sutter 9, Orovile 0, 4 inn.
In Oroville — The Huskies bounced back from a pair of losses on Friday by going 2-0-1 on the final day of the Las Plumas Tournament to finish fourth at the six-team tourney.
Sutter (8-7-2) opened the day with a tie against defending Northern Section Division IV champion Anderson.
Taylor Pack led the way in that one by going 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs, while Kylie Hick went 3 for 3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.
Andrea Little finished 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and scored twice, and Jayden Garcia went 2 for 3 as well.
In the win over Las Plumas, Sara Stephenson struck out four and allowed one hit over the first three innings, and Emily Ingalls struck out five and allowed three hits over the final four to combine for a shutout.
Annie Enis drove in Garcia with an RBI single and Little scored on a passed ball to provide the offense for Sutter.
The Huskies ended the day with a shutout victory over Oroville in a game that went only four innings due to time constraints.
Pack and Stephenson combined on a four-hitter, Catie Gravel finished 2 for 2 with two RBIs and three stolen bases, and Sara Hungrige went 2 for 3 in the win.
Mesa Verde 6, Marysville 1
In Citrus Heights — Senior Haley Adams scored her first varsity goal, but the Indians fell to the Mavericks in their Golden Empire League opener on Friday.
With the loss, Marysville fell to 2-7 overall and 0-1 in the GEL.
Yuba City 6, Bella Vista 0
Yuba City 14, Lindhurst 0, 5 inn.
In Olivehurst — Mackenzie Lockhart and Jordin Thomas both tossed shutouts and the Honkers went a perfect 5-0 at the Lindhurst Tournament after winning both of their games on Saturday.
Lockhart struck out 12 while throwing a four-hit shutout and Thomas went 2 for 3 in Yuba City's win over Bella Vista in the first game of the day
In the win over Lindhurst, it was Megan Lockhart who went 3 for 3 with a double while Thomas struck out six in a four-hit shutout of her own.
Sydney Craft, Marissa Rocha, Kayla Bailey and Nicole Piper each had two hits and Mackenzie Lockhart added a double for the Honkers, who moved to 10-1 on the year.
Lindhurst 10, Bella Vista 1
Lindhurst 9, Amador 8
Lindhurst 14, Wheatland 2, 5 inn.
In Olivehurst — The host Blazers went 3-1 on the day and finished the Lindhurst Tournament with a 5-3 record.
Breanna Swint struck out 13 and allowed only two hits, and Maria Mitchell went 3 for 4 to lift Lindhurst to a win over Bella Vista in the first game of the day.
Morganne Bragg was 2 for 5 with two RBIs, Cassie Ruiz also went 2 for 5, and Dusty Steele and Alana Michalek drove in two runs each in the win.
Mitchell went 3 for 4 with an RBI and Swint finished 2 for 4 with two RBIs in the win over Amador.
In the victory over Wheatland, Emily Hicks struck out nine and allowed only two hits, while Swint led the Blazers at the plate by going 3 for 3 with four RBIs.
Ruiz went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, Mitchell was 2 for 3 with an RBI and Michalek drove in three runs for Lindhurst (9-3).