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PREP ROUNDUP: Sutter opens BVL slate with win over Wheatland
RV coasts past Natomas; YC stunned by Pioneer
The newest installment of the Sutter-Wheatland rivalry got off to a good start on Tuesday night.
The Huskies dropped in nine 3-pointers and held off the Pirates in the fourth quarter to take home a 58-49 victory to open Butte View League play in Wheatland.
The score was tied 48-48 in the fourth before Sutter went on a 10-1 run to end the game.
Garrett Stevenson was stellar for Sutter (13-5) with 21 points. His brother, Levi Stevenson, added 13 points and Brandon Chambers also scored 13 points.
"(Wheatland) is always a tough place to play at," said Sutter coach Bernie DiDario. "Wheatland always plays us hard. This game wasn't decided until the last minute."
Josh Crawley led the Pirates (11-7, 0-1) with 13 points, while Jimmy Pipkins added 11. Jackson Hopking and Jordan Samson both scored nine for Wheatland.
"It was pretty ugly for us early on," said Wheatland coach Jim Vossler. "We did a nice job of getting ourselves back into the game at the end, but they just made some great shots."
River Valley 71, Natomas 58
In Yuba City — Stuart Bradley scored 21 points, T.J. Dove added 19 and the Falcons took down the Nighthawks.
Bradley and Dove both tacked on three steals as the Falcons moved to 2-0 in the Tri-County Conference and 11-8 overall.
Jordan Noall finished with eight points and eight rebounds for the Falcons.
Pioneer 69, Yuba City 68, OT
In Woodland — It looks like it might be tough sledding for the five-time defending TCC champs this season.
The Honkers were edged in overtime by the Patriots. The loss was Yuba City's first to Pioneer in school history after being 14-0 over the two teams' previous 14 contests.
Freshman Kyle Turnquest led Yuba City (8-10, 0-2) with 13 points, while Nathan Gillming chipped in 11 points.
Taylor Elkins, Gurpreet Singh and Travis Blas scored 10 points apiece for the Honkers.
Lindhurst 68, West Campus 62, OT
In Sacramento — The Blazers picked up their first Golden Empire League win in thrilling fashion.
Devin Ward had a monster game with 30 points as Lindhurst (10-10, 1-2) outlasted West Campus.
Cedrick Thomas was big for the Blazers with 12 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. Hugo Arroyo added 11 points and Malik Payton picked up six points and nine rebounds.
Pierce 53, Live Oak 43
In Arbuckle — Oscar Dorantes and Andy Corona accounted for all but 12 of the Bears' points and Pierce topped Live Oak in a Sacramento Valley League game.
The Bears improved to 11-4 overall and 4-0 in the SVL.
Live Oak (10-4, 4-1) was led by Romario Acosta's 17 points.
Mesa Verde 73, Marysville 62
In Marysville — Jevaun Coleman scored 14 points and grabbed six boards for the Indians, who slipped to 0-3 in the GEL.
Brayden Bartolome finished with 10 points in the loss for Marysville (9-9).
Orland 61, Gridley 49
In Gridley — Tyler Abrego scored 21 points and Leo Espinoza added 13, but it wasn't enough as the Bulldogs fell in their BVL opener.
With the loss, Gridley dropped to 11-8 overall.
Hamilton 63, East Nicolaus 53
In Hamilton City — The Spartans were able to tie up the game in the fourth quarter, but couldn't quite finish things out in the SVL loss.
Dylan Thornsberry scored 16 points with three 3-pointers for East Nic (5-9, 2-2). Drew Orr added 15 points and Zach Schuler picked up 11 points for the Spartans.
New Life 61, Global Youth 47
In Antelope — Thomas Marquette scored 21 points, grabbed five boards and the Crusaders improved to 4-0 in the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference.
Tyler Treat had 11 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, while Chase Smotherman had eight for New Life (10-5).
Sutter 48, Wheatland 41
In Wheatland — Shelby Hill and Erika Larsen racked up double-doubles and the Huskies topped the Pirates in their BVL opener.
Hill scored 12 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, while Larsen finished with 10 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocks for Sutter (12-5).
Wheatland (9-9) was led by Kassidy Heuvelhorst's 18 points and seven rebounds. Halen Mariano added 10 points, five assists and three steals for the Pirates.
Gridley 39, Orland 29
In Gridley — Ashtyn MacFarlane scored 10 points and Alexa Garcia dropped in nine points as the Bulldogs (5-12 overall) took down the Trojans at Farmer's Hall to open BVL play.
Colusa 61, Quincy 39
In Colusa — Emily Mobley scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots to help power the RedHawks past Quincy in a Mid-Valley League game.
Paige Townzen scored 17 points, dished out eight assists and corralled three steals for Colusa (10-7, 2-0).
Teale Stacey chipped in 13 points and Mattie Meyers had four steals and five assists.
New Life 71, Global Youth 38
In Antelope — Elicia Villafranco scored 24 points, Rachel Whiteley added 18 and the Crusaders rolled Global Youth Charter in a NPAC game.
Kayleigh Ramirez had 14 points, Haley Moody chipped in 10 and New Life improved to 13-2 overall and 4-0 in conference with the win.
Faith Chr. 43, Sac. Adv. 35
In Sacramento — Emily Meyer had quite the return from an ankle injury as she scored 16 points to go with 14 rebounds in the SMAL win.
Tiffany Hendricks scored 11 points and Abby Maddalena added eight points. Shon Ritchie scored six points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Faith (10-8, 2-2).
Maxwell 52, Williams 38
In Maxwell — Kailey McKinley had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Panthers past the Yellowjackets in a MVL contest.
Jessie Otterson scored 13 points and pulled down eight boards, while Jenna Powell added nine points and nine rebounds.
Brittney Haywood scored eight points to go with four assists and Shelen Boyes totaled six steals for the Panthers (9-4, 2-0).
Portola 49, Biggs 42
In Biggs — Darci Roles scored 16 points, but the Wolverines dropped to 0-2 in the MVL with a loss to the visiting Tigers.
Rachel Hedrick tacked on 12 points for Biggs and Adie Tinoco had six points.
Live Oak 7, Durham 0
In Live Oak — Jose Cuellar scored two goals for the Lions as they blanked the Trojans in a SVL-I match.
Pedro Valencia, Edgar Diaz, Sal Vargas, Jose Vargas and Eder Haro all added scores for Live Oak (7-1-1, 2-0).
Valencia assisted three goals, Sal Vargas had an assist and Jordan Pineda added an assist as well.
Cristian Leos and Gerardo de Leon combined for the shutout in goal.
Colusa 8, Biggs 2
In Colusa — Tristen Mendenhall had a hat trick to lead the RedHawks in a SVL-II rout of the Wolverines.
Gustavo Sanchez added two goals of his own, while Adrian Garcia, Tony Rico and Diego Jimenez all scored as well. Garcia picked up two assists and Rico also had an assist.
Colusa coach Dan Kiely said Felipe Granados and Alfonso Ruiz played well at halfback for the RedHawks (5-7-1, 2-4).
Sutter 4, Winters 1
In Winters — Erika Linch scored two goals, Jayden Garcia added another and the Huskies improved to 13-2 overall and 7-0 in the BVL.
Kelsey Graham recorded an assist, while Devin Reische notched four saves. Sutter's fourth score came off an own-goal by Winters.
Lindhurst 58, Capital Christian 21
In Sacramento — The Blazers earned six wins by pin, three by forfeit and another by decision to improve to 8-3 overall and 3-0 in the GEL.
At 120 pounds, Jake Hughes earned a dominant 16-2 decision victory, while Jesus Yanez (132), Armante Gonzales (152), Jessie Ramirez (160), Edgar Rivera (170), Kevin Travis (182) and Justin Martinez (285) each won by pin.
Yuba City 42, Inderkum 31
In Yuba City — At 128 pounds, Issac Bishop had his hands full against state qualifier Rueben Escalante, and was eventually pinned in the third round. However, the rest of the Honkers picked up the slack.
The Honkers got three pins from Chandler Wilkerson (162), Westley McMahon (195) and Brandon Edwards (220) to help hold off Inderkum in TCC action.
The Honkers (10-5, 2-1) also got decision victories from Adam Thornton (154) and Cody McMahon (184), and a technical fall win by Thomas Thornton (134).