Colusa falls to Pierce in quarterfinals

Colusa’s season ended last week with a loss to Pierce. 


The No. 2 Bears advanced to a semifinal date with East Nicolaus next week following a 42-0 rout of No. 7 Colusa in the Northern Section D-IV quarterfinals Friday night in Arbuckle. 

Manuel Lopez had 23 carries for 176 yards and three touchdowns. Iain Kalfsbeek added 4 carries for 41 yards and a score for Pierce (8-3). Daniel Gonzalez chipped in 4 carries for 40 yards and a TD. 

Defensively Tristan Flores led the team in tackles and had a sack.  Brandon Saavedra had 6 tackles with 2 sacks, while Kalfsbeek had an interception. 

Pierce will host No. 6 East Nicolaus, which upset No. 3 Williams, 27-6 on the road Friday. 

For East Nic, Ty Grigsby rushed for three scores, while Jayden Bendure added a touchdown to preserve the road playoff win. 

The Spartans improved to 4-6 on the year. Williams ended at 8-3. 

Semifinals are set for Nov. 19. 


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