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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Yuba College football routed by Contra Costa
The Yuba College football team is off to a rough start in the Bay Valley Conference.
The 49ers fell 41-10 to visiting Contra Costa at home in their BVC opener on Saturday, a frustrating loss that saw two of their players ejected.
The Comets jumped out to 14-0 lead at the end of the first period and built a 28-3 lead heading into the fourth to hand Yuba its second straight loss.
With the setback, the 49ers fell to 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the BVC.
Yuba will continue conference play at College of the Redwoods next week.
RV's Jarvis cruises at invite
In Folsom — River Valley junior Leanne Jarvis, who made it all the way to the CIF state meet last year as a sophomore, placed first in the small-school division at the Bronco Invitational at the Willow Hills Reservoir.
Jarvis won the meet — wich considered as one of the biggest in the Sac-Joaquin Section — in a time of 19 minutes, 37 seconds to best a field of 165 runners.
Fellow junior Harkiren Everest timed in at 22:24 for 47th place, and was followed by seniors Maribel Gonzalez (139th, 27:52), Sarabeth Schommer (140th, 27:54) and Amandep Kaur (165th, 40:00).
Junior Bridgit Lee ran a personal best time of 33:14 for 161st over the 3.1-mile course.
Senior Swarnjit Boyal, another state qualifier from a year ago, placed fifth out of 208 runners in the varsity boys race, finishing in a time of 16:37 and leading the Falcons to a fifth-place finish out of 22 schools.
Junior Inderpreet Singh placed 25th in 17:32 and junior Aaron Hutton was right behind him in 17:41 for 31st. Both times were their best ever, and senior Andres Quijas was only 2 seconds off his personal best by running 18:26 for 53rd place.
Completing the scoring five for the Falcons were junior Alex Hoskins (56th, 18:31), senior Jacob Clayton (79th, 19:15) and juniors Amrit Boyal (103rd, 20:10), Amritpaul Bains (181st, 23:04) and Eori Tokunaga (186th, 23:17).
In the 2.1-mile frosh-soph boys race, Gabe Stultz and Sahil Pandit both timed in at 13:20 to take 32nd and 33rd place out of 88 competitors.
Freshman Chance Lewis clocked in at 14:21 for 53rd place, Harprabjot Singh ran 14:43 for 59th and Rashaad Ashimi was 62nd in a time of 14:51.
Sophomore Ynez Titus led Falcons' frosh-soph girls team and earned a medal by placing 23rd in 15:41.
Sophomore Holland Bills ran 16:30 for 38th place, freshman Andrea Samay was 43rd in 16:51 and sophomore Simran Chahal ran 18:57 for 86th place.
Freshmen Krystle Duggins (98th, 20:17), Myshelle Wilson (101st, 20:56) and Kaytie Eyeler (107th, 23:15) also ran well for RV.
Faith claims tourney title
In Chico — The Faith Christian volleyball team took first place at the Champion Christian Tournament on Saturday going 5-0 in tourney play.
"We were a completely unified team," said Faith Christian coach Stephanie Helms. "It was absolutely amazing."
The Lions didn't allow any team to score more than 20 points in any game and didn't drop a set in tournament play. Faith had victories over Champion Christian, Biggs and Greenville.
Shon Ritchie was named tournament MVP, while Megan Evans and Victoria Helm were both selected to the all-tournament team.
Helms also credited Abbie Rollins with outstanding play as she tallied 15 service aces in the tournament.