PREP ROUNDUP: Wheatland softball suffers first loss
Colusa softball edges RV in 8 innings
The Wheatland High softball team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday.
The Pirates fell 8-7 to Paradise in a nonleague game on the road to slip to 12-1-1.
Wheatland threatened to tie things up in the bottom of the seventh with Amy Nichols on third base, but with two outs, a groundout sent the Pirates packing.
Randi May allowed 10 hits, five earned runs and struck out seven over all seven innings. She also went 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs.
Mikayla McLanahan finished 3 for 4 with a three-run home run and Tara McIntyre went 3 for 4 with a double and scored three times. Wheatland outhit Paradise 14-10.
Nichols went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI, while Kiley DeCoster finished 2 for 4.
Colusa 11, River Valley 8, 8 inn.
In Yuba City — Sophia Garcia pitched a shutout into the sixth inning before the Falcons came storming back in a nonleague game.
Ashleigh Biggs went 2 for 5 with a pair of eventual game-winning RBIs in the eighth inning and Yasmin Moreno went 2 for 4 with two runs scored.
Garcia struck out eight batters, walked four and only allowed one earned run through eight innings to help lift Colusa to 11-4 on the season.
River Valley was led by Kaitlyn Combo, who finished 3 for 5, and Trinity Norris, who finished 2 for 5.
East Nicolaus 14, Hamilton 4, 6 inn.
In East Nciolaus — Amanda Taylor struck out nine batters and finished 3 for 4 to help lift the Spartans past the Braves in a Sacramento Valley League game.
Brooke Essary finished 3 for 4 with a double and Alanna Smith went 2 for 3 with a double for East Nicolaus (8-2, 3-1).
Sutter 17, Winters 0, 5 inn.
Sutter 10, Winters 0, 5 inn.
In Sutter — Taylor Pack finished her day a perfect 7 for 7 with three doubles, a triple, four RBIs and six runs scored as the Huskies opened their Butte View League slate with a doubleheader sweep of the Warriors at Ruth Lowman Field.
Sara Stephenson struck out 10 and walked one while throwing a no-hitter in the circle and went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles at the plate in the first game.
Jayden Garcia went 4 for 4 with three RBIs, three runs scored and two steals, and Andrea Little finished the game 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.
In game two, Emily Ingalls struck out four in a three-hit shutout, Annie Enis went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and Little was 2 for 2 with a double and scored three runs for the Huskies (10-7-2, 2-0).
Marysville 3, Dixon 0
In Dixon — Freshman Ashley Adamson went 2 for 4 and homered for the second straight day and sophomore Ajza Matta finished 2 for 2 with an RBI and the first-place Indians finished the first cycle of Golden Empire League play with a victory over the Rams.
Morgan Welch was 2 for 4 and Jami Sexton added an RBI single for Marysville (7-1, 5-0), which has won 34 straight GEL contests since losing to Dixon on March 9, 2011.
Tressa Arostegui allowed two hits and struck out seven over 41⁄3 innings to notch the win, and Welch stuck out a pair over a hitless 22⁄3 innings to close it out.
Lindhurst 14, Capital Christian 0, 5 inn.
In Olivehurst — Freshman shortstop Asailah Brown finished 3 for 3 with a triple and the second-place Blazers kept pace with Marysville by pounding out 16 hits en route to a GEL victory over the Cougars.
Hailee Gilbert and Teja Butler both went 2 for 3 with a double, and Shawna Hulsey and Kiana Mincey were 2 for 3 as well for Lindhurst (5-4), which improved to 4-1 in the GEL with the win.
Hulsey and Christina Deryute combined for eight strikeouts while throwing a one-hit shutout from the circle for the Blazers.
Live Oak 11, Pierce 7
In Arbuckle — Taylor Benzel went 3 for 3 with an RBI, Suzy Arredondo finished 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI and the Lions held off Pierce in a SVL game.
Amber Burgess and Jacque Mullen each went 2 for 4 and Tammie Tew-Thomas went 2 for 5 with an RBI for the Lions (2-3, 1-3).
Marysville 9, Mesa Verde 4
In Marysville — Chad Perry struck out eight and allowed three hits over five innings in his first start of the season while going 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI at the plate to lead the Indians to a GEL victory over the Mavericks at Weldon Field.
Cody DePalma finished 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs, and Chase Collmer went 2 for 4 in the win for Marysville (6-6, 3-3)
Hayden Page doubled and drove in two runs and sophomore Zac Dark added a double as well for the Indians.
Woodcreek 3, River Valley 0
In Roseville — Jacob Clayton and Rickey Ramirez combined on a three-hitter and eight strikeouts in a nonleague pitcher's duel.
Woodcreek's Stephen Nogosek, a University of Oregon signee and MLB prospect, struck out 15 in the complete-game victory.
T.J. Dove and Dewey Maxham each recorded a single for River Valley's only hits. With the loss, the Falcons slipped to 2-4.
Pierce 6, Live Oak 1
In Arbuckle — Alex Canuti earned the win from the mound and helped his own cause by going 1 for 1 with a pair of runs scored in a SVL win.
Joey Hernandez and Oscar Sanchez also saw some time on the mound to hold off the Lions. Sanchez finished 1 for 2 from the plate with a pair of RBIs for Pierce (4-3, 2-1).
Faith Christian 14, Foresthill 7
In Foresthill — The Lions trailed 6-2 at one point, but went on a tear to pick up a nonleague win over the Wildfires.
Aidan Greathouse went 4 for 4 with a triple, four RBIs and two runs scored to pace the offensive attack for the Lions (3-2).
Sam Ithurburn was 3 for 4 with a double, three RBIs, two runs and two steals, while Joe Valrey went 2 for 5 with three stolen bases and two runs.
Drew LeBlanc chipped in by going 2 for 4 with two runs and Marius Anderson was also 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and a run.
Evan Treanor picked up the win in relief by going 42⁄3 innings with four strikeouts.
Marysville 5, Dixon 4
In Dixon — Myers Lor earned a 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 win and Michelle Ngai won 6-2, 6-2 in girls singles and the Indians topped the Rams in a GEL match.
Wendin Li and Tom Cheng won 6-2. 7-5 in boys doubles, Bayshta Aguila teamed up with Lucy Murillo for a 6-2, 6-1 win in girls doubles, and Jaime Pinedo and May Lor joined forces for a 6-2, 6-2 win in mixed doubles for Marysville (5-3, 3-2).
Live Oak 9, Colusa 0
In Colusa — The Lions filled out a clean score sheet as they didn't drop a set in nine matches to cruise to a SVL victory over the RedHawks.
Michael Catbagan won 6-1, 6-1 to lead the way in singles. Jose Gonzalez (7-5, 6-1), Inderjit Singh (6-2, 6-2), Aaron Pamma (6-4, 6-2), Enrique Taitt (6-2, 6-0) and Gerardo Bermudez (6-4, 6-1) all added straight-set wins in singles.
Catbagan teamed with Gonzalez for an 8-3 doubles victory. The tandem of Singh and Pamma (8-4) was also victorious, as well as the team of Taitt and Ming Hoang (8-1).
Live Oak improved to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in SVL play with the victory.
Yuba City 7, Woodland 2
In Yuba City — Charlie Poukish (3-6, 6-4, 10-7), Jordan Kuphaldt (6-1, 6-2), Tanner Sheffield (6-1, 6-2) and David Lee (6-0, 6-2) each won in singles to lead the Honkers to a Tri-County Conference win on Monday.
Eric Castillo and Ray Zhou won 6-0, 6-0 for Yuba City (2-1) before Woodland forfeited the final two doubles matches.
River Valley 5, Inderkum 4
In Sacramento — Jacob Farmer (6-2, 6-2), Robert Wisniewski (7-5, 6-2), Josh Fujii (6-3, 6-0) and Rahman Tabusum (6-3, 6-4) each won in singles to lead the Falcons in a TCC win on Monday.
Renz Chua and Martin Flores teamed up to win 7-6, 10-4, 6-2 in doubles for the Falcons (9-3, 2-1).
Yuba City 230, Woodland 283
In Woodland — Riley Horan earned medalist honors by shooting a 39 and the Honkers rolled past the Wolves in a TCC victory at Yolo Fliers Gold Club.
Connor Estrada carded a 42, Thomas Bishop shot a 44, Kyle Albers recorded a 51 and Anthony Vasquez tallied a 54 to round out the scores for Yuba City (4-2, 2-0).
Marysville 233, West Campus 244
In Linda — Brothers Garrett and Logan Brown each carded a 41 to lead the Indians to a GEL victory over the Warriors at Peach Tree Golf & Country Club's front nine.
Dory Karcher totaled a 46, Austin Sellers added a 50 and Tyler Cole put up a 57 to help the cause for Marysville, which moved to 2-0 in league play.
River Valley 4, Woodcreek 3
In Roseville — Steve Robinson struck out six batters in a complete-game effort to lead the Falcons past the Timberwolves.
Preston Bradley went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and Logan Zaragoza finished 2 for 4 with a triple. Jordan Greminger was 2 for 4 for the Falcons (5-1).
Marysville 14, Mesa Verde 1, 5 inn.
In Marysville — James Anderson had a solid day on the mound and Parker Sanchez brought the bat to help lead the Indians past Mesa Verde in a GEL game.
Anderson finished with seven strikeouts, one walk and only allowed two hits, while Sanchez went 3 for 4 with three RBIs. Riley Terpelle went 2 for 4 and Zach King went 1 for 1 for Marysville (8-4, 5-0).
Sutter 14, Winters 2, 5 inn.
Sutter 12, Winters 1, 5 inn.
In Sutter — Brendon Nelson went 3 for 6 on the day four RBIs, two doubles and a triple to help the Huskies roll Winters in a BVL doubleheader.
In the first game, Ross Applegarth went 2 for 3 with five RBIs and a double for Sutter (12-1, 2-0), while Logan Wurm picked up the win on the mound.
Nelson earned the win in the nightcap, while Jace Heryford finished 1 for 3 with three RBIs.
Marysville 16, Dixon 5, 6 inn.
In Dixon — The Indians blasted the Rams to improve to 3-1 in GEL play.
Angelica Maples was 4 for 4 with two triples and Emily Collier finished 3 for 3 with a double. Morgan Lake added a 3-for-4 performance with a double.
Macy Bartolome picked up the win in the circle with four strikeouts for the Indians (5-3-1, 3-1).
River Valley 4, Yuba City 1
In Yuba City — Avery Gould went 2 for 3, and Clarence Pierson and Hayden Horan added RBI singles to lift River Valley past Yuba City in the TCC opener at Falcon Field.
Horan allowed one hit and struck out seven over five innings to record the win for the Falcons (2-3, 1-0).
Steven Carlos and Cameron Eden recorded the lone hits for the Honkers.