LOCAL ROUNDUP: Yuba College rolls San Jose
The Yuba College football team defeated San Jose City College 40-9 on Saturday in nonconference play on the road.
The 49ers overcame an early 3-0 deficit to turn the game into a rout.
Juan Johnson scored two rushing touchdowns, one from 2 yards out and another from 4 yards. Jeremy Williams added a 1-yard scoring plunge.
Quarterback Zach Hutcheson hooked up with Randell Solomon for a 10-yard touchdown strike. John Leal nailed two field goals for the 49ers from 42 and 40 yards out.
Shamon Reynolds recovered a fumble in the end zone for Yuba and Terick Rogers had an interception.
The 49ers (2-3) continue nonconference play Saturday at Feather River College in Quincy.
Yuba City hosts Yuba-Sutter Invitational
In Marysville — Yuba City High's cross country team hosted the 14th annual Yuba-Sutter Invite on Friday, and turned out some quality results among 300 competitors at Riverfront Park.
In the varsity girls race, the Honkers tallied 66 points to finish third behind Rodriguez and Cosumnes Oaks. River Valley finished sixth. Leading the Honkers was Holly McAlister, who finished first overall in 21 minutes, 44 seconds.
Other top area finishers were Paige Townzen (fifth, 23:36) of Colusa, Kate Aldridge (13th, 25:31) of Yuba City, Elena Collins (15th, 25:45) of Yuba City, Harpreet Kaur (16th, 26:59) of Yuba City, Jessie Jimenez (18th, 27:31) of Sutter and Michelle Dewey (30th, 29:44) and Maribel Gonzales (31st, 29:45) of River Valley.
In the varsity boys division, Colusa finished fourth, Sutter fifth, Yuba City sixth and River Valley seventh.
Colusa's team composed of Ross Cervantes (fifth overall), Felipe Granados (16th), Luke Corriea (21st), Ryan Mead (33rd) and Ernesto Mendez (45th) put up some fast times led by Cervantes' 18:54.
Sutter's lead runner was Diego Montes (18th, 19:49), Yuba City's lead runner was Pablo Rodriguez (31st, 20:59), and River Valley's lead runner was Alex Hoskins (11th, 19:15).
In the frosh-soph girls division, River Valley took second and was led by Yessenia Martinez's third-place finish in 23:48. Other River Valley girls were Nataly Aceves (eighth), Caleigh Calvo (ninth), Ynez Titus (10th) and Andie Samay (18th).
Colusa's top runner was Nadine Ahola (12th, 25:56), Sutter's top runner was Taylor Ford (13th, 26:11) and Yuba City's top runner was Aide Pinedo (17th, 28:24).
In the frosh-soph boys division, Sutter was the third place team, River Valley 4th, and Colusa 5th. Colusa's Max Valdez topped all locals in this race with a fifth place finish in 19:04.
Sutter's Alec Bell was a close sixth in 19:05. Other top runners for area schools included Colusa's Christian Marzan (eighth, 19:39), Sutter's Trenton Ferrera (11th, 20:06), River Valley's Sahil Pandit (13th, 20:18) and Gabriel Stultz (14th, 20:23).
River Valley 40, Lindhurst 0
In Olivehurst — Dace Asher threw for three touchdowns, T.J. Morrow rushed for two and the Falcons cruised past the Blazers on Friday night.
Asher went 7 of 11 for 165 yards in the air, Tino Carraciola caught three of those passes for 111 yards and a score and Devin Cates caught two touchdowns.
Morrow finished with 147 yards on the ground and Jamal Penn returned an interception for a touchdown to help the Falcons improve to 5-0 overall.
River Valley opens Tri-County Conference play this week against Pioneer at Falcon Stadium.