PREP ROUNDUP: YC soccer gets crucial win
RV routs Inderkum
The Yuba City High soccer team took down Woodland 2-0 on Monday at Honker Stadium to make the Tri-County Conference an even tighter race for first place.
The Honkers (8-4-4 overall and 5-2-2 in conference) got goals from Donovan Guzman and Erik Uribe to solidly themselves in third place with River Valley (6-1-1) and Pioneer (5-1-3) sitting in front.
River Valley 7, Inderkum 1
In Natomas — The Falcons cruised past Inderkum thanks to a hat trick from Castulo Carvajal.
Carvajal also tacked on two assists, while Milad Rahim scored a goal and dished out three assists.
Hector Ramos scored two goals and Christopher Zamora added another for River Valley, which sits first in the TCC at 6-1-1 and 9-1-2 overall.
Dixon 2, Marysville 0
In Dixon — Dixon scored in the opening minutes and poured salt in the wound with another goal in the closing minutes to drop the Indians to 9-6 overall and 3-4 in the Golden Empire League.
Marysville Coach Steve Tennis credited the midfield play of Freddie Terriquez and defender Eric Tinoco.
YC competes at Bronco Invitational
In Fair Oaks — Yuba City High's varsity cross country teams competed at Bella Vista High's Bronco Invite on Saturday, and with nearly 100 teams in attendance, the Honkers turned in some impressive results.
For the Honker varsity girls, Holly McAlister was the top finisher, (21st of 165) in the small school varsity girls race. McAlister clocked in at 21 minutes, 18 seconds, which is a personal best on the 3.11-mile course. Teammate Kate Aldridge (21:56, 31st), Kelsey Mincer (24:50, 101st), Elena Collins (26:01, 122nd), and Harpreet Kaur (27:01, 134th) also competed. The Honkers' girls team finished 14th as a team.
The Honker boys were led by senior Matt Bailey's personal best 19:19 for 82nd place out of 208 runners. Teammates Shanahan Sarabia (20:28, 113th), Ali Adame (20:49, 123rd), and Riley Horan (21:15, 137) also competed.
On Friday, the Honkers competed in Cottonwood at the West Valley Invite.
Honkers sophomore Aide Pinedo ran 18:51 over 2.2 miles. She placed 48th in the race. Teammates Justine Hernandez (19:21, 55th), and Courtney Giles (24:48, 74th) also competed.
For the varsity boys, Jacob and Elliot Sanchez represented the Honkers, finishing in the same time of 26:00 on the 3-mile course, finishing in 112th and 113th place, respectively.