Despite the cold, rainy weather last weekend, River Valley junior John Kroeger won the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet long jump title with a leap of 23’3.75”. The Masters meet consists of all Sac-Joaquin Section Schools (193) and Divisions.

He will head to the California State Championships in Clovis on Friday and Saturday. This will be the second trip to the State Championships for Kroeger as he also qualified last year as a sophomore.  

Other competitors at Masters for River Valley were Saahil Sandhar who ran 15.96 in the 110m hurdles (17th) and 42.08 in the 300m hurdles (20th).

Lisa Po’oi finished 18th in shot put with a throw of 34’10”.  

Sutter

Sutter High School competed at the Northern Section Finals (NSCIF) at West Valley High School in Cottonwood last weekend as multiple Huskies finished with notable placings.  

Sophomore Daiven Awal placed second place in the long jump (20’07.25) and sixth in the triple jump (41-01.50).

Senior Mia Ashby finished her impressive high school career with a third place finish in the 3200m with a time of 11:50. Ashby left her mark at Sutter High School graduating with the school records in the 800m (2:25) 1600m (5:22), mile (5:31), 3200m (11:47), and was a member of the school’s record breaking 4x400 team in 2018 (4:20).  Ashby also holds the school’s 5k (19:20), 3-mile (17:51) and many other course records in cross country. The decorated runner will be attending UC Davis in the fall. 

Senior Bailey Rockholt also finished his successful high school career with a fourth place finish in the 1600m with a time of 4:36 and a sixth place finish in the 3200m  with a time of 10:03.  Rockholt is a 6-time BVL All League Athlete (three for track and three for cross country), and a first team all section and state qualifier in cross country. Rockholt will be running at Seattle Pacific University in the fall on a track and cross country scholarship.  

SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS

Yuba City 6, Del Oro 0

The Yuba City softball team secured another win in their postseason run on Tuesday as they took down Del Oro by a final score of 6-0. 

Leading the Honkers on offense were the following players: Blake Craft, who totaled two RBI, Jordy Martins, who finished with two hits and Sydnee Chappell who had two runs in the game. 

Craft also held down the defense as she finished the game with 15 strikeouts from the circle. The UNR commit also only allowed three hits in the contest. 

Yuba City will be back in action today against Vacaville in Stockton. 

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

Winters 11, Colusa 1

A return to the NSCIF Division IV title game for the No. 2 RedHawks didn’t go as hoped for when they fell 11-1 to No. 1 seed and defending champion Warriors.

In a game originally slated for May 18, and postponed until May 21, Colusa found itself down 2-0 after the first inning but closed the gap when Cole Simmons chopped a ball into the five-six hole to plate Ethan Lay who had reached on a walk.

Unfortunately for the RedHawks, it would be their only run of the game, although they did have another chance in the top of the sixth, but could not capitalize and left the bases loaded.

Colusa (23-8) who last won the title in 2014, finishes the season as the section runner-up.

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