Gridley extends home win streak to 28
The Gridley High boys soccer team stretched its home winning streak to 28 straight games with the 3-0 nonleague victory over Anderson Friday afternoon.
Sergio Castaneda scored in the first half, and the Bulldogs got second-half tallies from Jorge Martinez and Morgan Wright.
The streak includes two Northern Section championship games.
Luke Hollingsworth scored six goals and Wheatland (7-1-2) won all four games at the riverbottom tournament, beating River Valley, 3-1, Williams, 1-0, Durham, 1-0, and Bishop Quinn, 4-0.
Tony Barlage added two goals and one assist, Marko Sohrakoff had a goal and four assists and Martin Rodrigues had three helpers. Ian Latham and John Griffin split time in the net.
The host Huskies went 3-1 at the jamboree, beating Williams, 1-0, Durham, 1-0, Bishop Quinn, 4-0, but losing to Colusa, 2-1.
Humberto Alvarado had two goals, while Sutter got one tally apiece from Chris Haines, Jason Hubbart, Todd Ziegenmeyer, Carlos Navarro and Zac Baroni.
Wheatland 54, Golden Sierra 48
David Wilson scored 15 points and John Crawley added 12 points and nine rebounds to lead the Pirates (2-4) to a win over Golden Sierra at the Colfax Tournament.
Wheatland will play today against host Colfax at 7 p.m.
East Nicolaus 49, Burney 30
Alyssa Smotherman, a forward converted recently to play point guard, led the Spartans' defensive effort in the second round of the Chester Tournament.
Maria Bautista and Ann Wimple each scored nine points for East Nicolaus (5-0). Smotherman chipped in six.
Cordova 46, Yuba City 44
Brienne Richins scored 11 points to lead the Honkers (3-4), but they fell to Cordova in the Florin Tournament.
Yuba City will play today at 12:30 p.m.
Pierce 50, Hamilton 47
Patty Paiz and Candace Gessford each scored 16 points to lead the Bears (3-4) to the championship game of their own tournament. They will play Williams at 5 p.m.
Williams 52, Maxwell 37
Julia Virgen scored 17 points and Allie Koualczuk added 16 and the Yellowjackets earned a spot in the Pierce tournament championship game.
Jodie Perry scored 13 for the Panthers.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
River Valley 40, Live Oak 33
Steve Roland and Ahmit Vasuveda each scored nine point to lead the Falcons (3-2) to a win in the Sutter Tournament.
River Valley will play Sutter for the championship today at 1:30 p.m.
Sutter 53, Orland 52
The Huskies (7-0) will face River Valley in the Championship of the Sutter Tournament after a nail-biting win over Orland. Nikos Krohn scored 16 points to lead the Huskies.
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Colusa 46, Pierce 22
Meghan Foster hit a season-high 19 points to lead the Redskins (3-3) at the Pierce tournament.
Big Valley 36, Faith Chr. 29
The Lions fell to 0-4 as they lost to Big Valley in the Faith Christian Tournament.
Laura Thorte had 15 points and Brittney Raidan added 11 rebounds in the loss.
Live Oak 38, WInters 32
Jessica Meja scored 14 to lead Live Oak to a win at the Pierce Tournament.
Live Oak will play Willows today for the championship.
Colusa 6, Hamilton 0
Freshman forward Nanci Villanueva set a school record, assisting on four goals in the Redskins' home victory.
Mallory McGowan and Carli Marengo each scored two goals for Colusa (7-0). Chloe Sweeney bent a corner kick into the far corner of the net for a goal, and Diana Madrigal added the other goal.