PREP ROUNDUP: YC soccer opens TCC with win
River Valley settles for draw
The defending Tri-County Conference champions are off to a good start.
The Yuba City High boys soccer team took down Inderkum 3-1 in the TCC opener on Wednesday night at Honker Stadium.
Yuba City (4-2-3, 1-0) hasn't lost a TCC match since Oct. 7, 2010.
The Tigers jumped out to a 1-0 lead within the first 5 minutes of play, but Marcos Gonzalez evened the score at 1-1 going into the half.
The Honkers scored twice in the second half with a goal from Michael Chavez on an assist from Donovan Guzman. Javier Fernandez assisted Miguel Coyazo for the third score.
Coach Sean Nelson said the Honkers were without the assistance of their two senior captains, including senior goalkeeper Victor Alcantar.
Nelson said the back-line play for Freddy Oregel and Omar Gonzalez "saved the day" for YC.
River Valley 2, Pioneer 2
In Woodland — Melad Rahim had a goal and an assist, Chris Zamora added a goal and the Falcons opened TCC play with a draw against the Patriots.
Coach Abel Franco praised the play of midfielder Castulo Carvajal and the defense of Alex Diaz for River Valley (3-0-2, 0-0-1).
East Nicolaus 3, Winters 1
In East Nicolaus — Macie Walker had four kills and three blocks, and Amanda Taylor dished out 10 assists to lead the Spartans to a nonleague win over the Warriors.
Game scores were 25-17, 25-20, 22-25, 25-15.
Isabella McNicol added 10 digs for East Nicolaus, which improved to 2-5 with the victory.
The Spartans' JV team lost 25-14, 25-23. Shelby Dunfee had five assists.
Marysville 3, Lincoln 2
In Lincoln — The Indians defeated the Fighting Zebras in nonconference play by game scores of 25-18, 17-25, 17-25, 25-15, 15-11.
Candice Hugi shined with eight kills, four blocks and a dig. Taylor Ferrari was solid with 23 digs, 14 assists and five aces.
Brooke Bigley had quite the night in the back row with 42 digs and Mattyann Townsend served two aces, recorded four kills and had four digs for the Indians (5-5), who face Golden Empire League rival Lindhurst tonight.
The Marysville JV team (5-3) lost 25-7, 25-15. Savanna Harris recorded four kills and an ace, while Hannah Stueve had two service aces.
The Indians' freshman team (2-3) also fell to Lincoln 25-19, 25-22. Katy Terriquez amassed eight digs and two aces. Katrina Vang had two assists and a kill.