RV boys volleyball wins 2nd straight
The River Valley High boys volleyball team picked up a win in the opener of Capital Valley Conference play, with a 3-0 win over host Mira Loma.
“The whole team played well today,” said head coach Jamie Correa. “They played hard.”
Jeremy Thomas had five blocks to lead the Falcons (2-1), who won with scores of 25-20, 25-14 and 25-14.
Dillon Smith had four kills and four aces, while Austin Heikens added three kills and three aces in the win.
Yuba City 202, River Valley 264
Justin Estrada and Kyle Moss shared medalist honors, giving the Honkers (3-0, 1-0) their first Tri-County Conference victory in a dual-match with the Falcons at Plumas Lake Golf & Country Club.
Estrada and Moss each shot 37. John Holloway finished with 42 for Yuba City. Sam Poundstone and Joe Bauer each had a 43.
Jacob Haight shot a team-low 49 for River Valley. Tracy Tanner carded a 51, Logan Jaks and Cameron Brown each finished with 53 and Dustin Buwal had a 58.
Wheatland 6, Live Oak 3
The Pirates (1-4) picked up their first win of the year, getting started with Adison Sacramento's 12-9 singles victory.
Other single winners were John Griffin (12-10), Mark Xiang (12-10) and Zach Hangis (12-10).
In doubles play, Chris Thompson teamed with Griffin to win 8-6 and Xiang teamed with Marko Sohrakoff to win 9-7.
Winners for Live Oak were Robbie King, who won 12-8, and Simerenpal Ghag, who won 12-5.
In doubles play for the Lions, King and Ghag teamed to win 8-3.
Pierce 23, Biggs 17
Pierce moved to 3-0 on the year, beating Biggs on the road in the high-scoring affair.
The Bears led 12-0 to start the game and Biggs used a 14-run inning to battle back, but it wasn't enough.
River Valley 2, Marysville 1
Britni Babb scored the go-ahead goal five minutes into the second half, lifting the Falcons (3-1) to a nonleague win over the host Indians.
Kristin Henderson gave River Valley a 1-0 lead with a header goal off a corner kick. Elizabeth Quick played well at stopper.
Lindhurst girls nip San Juan
Andreea Got finished first in two events and the Blazers girls narrowly defeated host the host Spartans, 69-68, in Golden Empire League dual meet.
Got swam to first in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 3 minutes, 2.23 seconds and took first in the 500 freestyle (8:30.01).
Leigha Hellon finished first in the 100 freestyle (1:13.62) and took second in the 50 freestyle (31.14). Kaela Elms took second in the 100 breaststroke (1:49.16).
The 400 freestyle relay team of Hellon, Elms, Got and Kathryn Asurmendi took first (2:44.52).
Eloy Rodriguez finished first in two events as the only Lindhurst boy swimmer in a 61-12 loss. He won the 200-yard Individual Medley (2:55.29) and the 100-yard butterfly (1:28.82).
Garner back on top
Live Oak cowboy Josh Garner won two events and earned the boys All Around honor at the District 3 event held in Lincoln.
Marysville's Megan McGinn continued her streak of All Around titles.
Riley York was the boys reserve All Around pick and Wheatland's Chant DeForest was the boys All Around rookie. Haley Brum was the girls reserve All Around and Dani Wise earned rookie All Around honors.
Garner finished first in the steer wrestling, teamed with McGinn to win team roping and finished tied for first with York in cutting.
McGinn won breakaway roping and finished third in barrels.
Event winners included Deanna Lerena (poles), Cody McClure (bull riding), Daniel Rice (tie down roping), Candiss Autrey (barrels), Erica Krantz (goat tying) and Michael Diaz (girls cutting).
DeForest was second in the steer wrestling.