PREP ROUNDUP: Sutter baseball rips Paradise
Wheatland edged by Hamilton
The Sutter High baseball team opened its season with a flurry of hits — 19 to be exact.
The Huskies scored 19 runs in the first three frames and finished off Paradise in six innings en route to a 22-13 victory at home on Tuesday.
Colton Minton led the way by going 4 for 4 with a grand slam, two doubles and seven RBIs, while Brad Bonnenfant went 2 for 2 with a home run. Randy Post also hit a homer.
Lucas Cryer earned the win after three innings on the hill.
Trenton McDaniel finished 3 for 5 with a triple and three RBIs, while Jason Suleski went 3 for 6 with an RBI.
Hayden Heilman drove in four runs, Mat Sanders drove in three and Nathan Ahlers recorded a pair of doubles for Sutter.
Hamilton 7, Wheatland 3
In Hamilton City — Michael Woods went 2 for 3 and Josh Crawley hit a solo home run, but the Pirates came up short in a season-opening loss to the Braves.
Wheatland (0-1) entered the game with just one practice under its belt after the basketball team's playoff run ended on Friday.
Marysville 2, Golden Sierra 1
In Marysville — Annie Wooten scored a goal and the Indians picked up an own goal to take down the Grizzlies in the home opener at Marks Field.
Makaylan Ferris was strong at goalkeeper with six saves and Marysville coach Dallas McBride credited Taylor Anderson with strong play on defense for the Indians (2-2).
River Valley 5, Live Oak 4
In Yuba City — Freshman Jacob Farmer won his No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 and the Falcons improved to 4-2 on the year with a victory over the Lions.
Also winning singles matches for River Valley were No. 3 Robert Wisniewski (7-6[8-6], 6-0), No. 4 Josh Fujii (6-4, 6-2), and No. 5 Rahman Tabusum (6-1, 6-0). The Falcons' No. 2 doubles tandem of Chris Oliver and Fujii also won by a score of 8-3.
No. 2 Jose Gonzalez won his singles match 6-4, 0-6, 12-10, and No. 6 Cruz Aleman won 6-2, 4-6, 10-7 for the Lions, who were playing their first match of the season. In doubles, No. 1s Gonzalez and Michael Catbagan won 8-3 and the No. 3 team of Geraldo Bermudez and Ming Hoang won 8-3 for Live Oak.
Yuba City 246, Marysville 278
In Linda — Riley Horan was the low man with a 44 and teammate Connor Estrada shot a 45 to help lead the Honkers past the Indians on the front nine at Peach Tree Golf & Country Club in the season opener for both teams.
Thomas Bishop shot a 48 and Anthony Vazquez carded a 50 to round out the scores for Yuba City.
Logan Brown shot a 45 and Garrett Brown had a 47 to lead the way for Marysville. Austin Sellars had a 57 and Robert Stevenson carded a 59.
Rocklin 254, River Valley 213
In Rocklin — Lucas Vaughn and Steven Spatafore both carded a 44, but the Falcons lost to the Thunder in their season opener on the front nine at Whitney Oaks Golf Club.
Marysville takes the pool
In Marysville — The Marysville High swim team took part in a four-team meet on Monday to open the season.
The Indians girls took first ahead of Bradshaw Christian, Rio Vista and Highlands. The boys placed third behind Bradshaw and Highlands, but defeated Rio Vista.
On the girls side, the team of Dee Staton, Bri Staton, Maddy Birch and Leah Holmes took first place in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2 minutes, 36.17 seconds.
Mattie Hodge took first in the 200-yard freestyle (3:33.45), while Birch placed first in both the 200 Individual medley (2:55.44) and 500 freestyle (6:52.17).
Casee Wieber placed first in the 50 freestyle (35.95) and Rachael Goforth won 100 butterfly (1:37.19). Dee Staton took the 100 freestyle (1:19.09) and the 100 backstroke (1:30.01).
The 200 freestyle relay team of Heather Riesberg, Dee Staton, Wieber, and Birch won with a time of 2:21.53. Bri Staton placed first in the 100 breaststroke (1:46.72), and the 400 freestyle relay team of Goforth, Daisy Zavala, Elena Bernal and Bri Staton won with a time of 6:39.06.
For the boys, the team of Aaron Birch, Cordell Taylor, Nick Mailloux and Timothy Henderson-Farris won the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2:10.60. The group also won the 200 freestyle relay (2:01.84).
Mailloux won the 50 freestlye (26.91), while Birch won the 100 butterfly (1:00.17) and 100 backstroke (1:03.66).
Lindhurst opens season
In Sacramento — The Blazers opened Golden Empire League action at Capital Christian High on Monday.
Lindhurst competed against Capital and Dixon in a GEL tri-meet, but the Blazers lost on both the boys and girls side.
The 200 freestyle relay team of Charlie Kukulka, Jaime Arroyo, Antonio Raya and Joshua Phelps placed second against Capital (2:46.38) and third against Dixon. Raya took second in the 50 freestyle against Capital and fifth against Dixon (41.17).
The Blazer girls were led by Crystal Zuniga who competed in both the 100 freestyle (1:17.65) and 200 individual medley (3:31.94).
Jamie Moreno swam the 200 freestyle (3:27.19) and Alex Logan competed in the 50 freestyle (41.36). Both of those swimmers took second against Capital and fourth against Dixon.
The 200 medley relay team of Moreno, Logan, Zuniga and Brisa Almanza took second against Capital and third against Dixon (3:10.49).
Logan, Almanza, Xochitl Lule and Xochith Herrera placed second against Capital and third against Dixon in the 200 freestyle relay (3:21.48).
Almanza, Moreno, Logan and Zuniga rounded out competition with a first-place finish versus Capital in the 400 freestyle and third-place finish against Dixon (6:10.72).
Sutter 14, Paradise 1
In Sutter — Daniel Hale went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and Tyler Minton struck out six batters in three innings to help lift the Huskies in their season opener.
Brett Ahlers went 2 for 2 with a pair of RBIs and Logan Wurm finished 3 for 3 at the plate for Sutter.