PREP ROUNDUP: Sutter wrestling dominates home tourney
Six different members of the Sutter High wrestling team took home gold on Saturday at the Sutter Lions/Under Armour Invite as the Huskies cruised to the team championship.
The host Huskies amassed 234 team points to take home the title at the 11-team tournament. Chico took second with 157.5 points.
Senior Reid Melani was named the tournament heavyweight MVP after taking down Jacob Candelaria in a 5-2 decision to take the 285-pound division.
Other Huskies to take first place were Gage Kim (106), Alex Ingram (152), Riley Vickner (170), Chase Gildea (182) and Trevor Holt (220).
Alex Lopez (126), Hunter Minton (132), Zachary Bell-Mathews (138), Chase Miles (145) and Michael Thompson (195) all took second for the Huskies.
Consolation winners for Sutter included Jayce Heryford (113), Julian Kim (120), Robert Snow (170) and Tyler Luna (195).
MARK FULLER INVITATIONAL
Davis powers River Valley
In Lincoln — Jordan Davis took first in the 195-pound division to lead River Valley at the 18-team Mark Fuller Invitational at Lincoln High.
Davis went 3-0 at the tournament to up his mark to 23-4 on the year.
Logan Morace (170) placed fourth and Dalton Dazo (138) finished eighth for the Falcons.
Blazer boys compete
In Fairfield — Jesus Yanez finished 4-1, good enough for third place in the 138-pound division at the Armijo Tournament.
Edgar Rivera (160) went 3-2 to take fourth in his division and Jake Hughes (120) placed eighth.
Lindhurst grapplers fare well
In Napa — The Blazers competed in the largest girls tournament in the nation and placed 13th as a team out of 114 schools.
In a field of 450 wrestlers, 103-pounder Kylie Taylor went 4-1 with two pins and a technical fall to place second. Teasia Lizama (126) went 5-1 with three pins to take third.
Other competitors for Lindhurst included Mina Rivera (138), who went 3-2, Christy Lor (122), who finished 2-2 and 98-pounder Marisela Rivera went 1-2.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
Capital Christian 62, Marysville 34
In Sacramento — Matthew Butcher scored 11 points as the Indians (3-15, 0-2) fell to the Cougars in a GEL contest on Friday.
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Marysville 36, Capital Christian 28
In Sacramento — Ajza Matta had 10 points and four rebounds and Mikayla Anderson had four points and 12 rebounds to lead the Indians (7-11, 1-1) to a GEL victory on Friday.