Sports Roundup: Basketball, soccer results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Quincy 62, Maxwell 58
The visiting Panthers were defeated for just the third time this season and for the first time in the Mid-Valley League with Friday's loss in Quincy, which threw them into a tie with Colusa for the MVL's top spot as the week began.
Isaias Martinez topped the Maxwell scoring column with 16 points, followed by Eddie Rangel with 14, while Zach Troughton helped out with nine.
The trio also collected nine rebounds each.
Erick Schwartz put up 17 points to lead the Trojans, who got 13 from Ty Morrison and 10 by Anthony Sullivan.
Maxwell hosts Williams tonight and plays in Portola on Friday.
Portola 75, Williams 55
The Yellowjackets held a 19-7 lead after the first period but were outscored 22-9 in the second quarter of Friday's home defeat.
Alex Velazquez stung the Tigers for 27 points, which included four 3-pointers, and Ricardo Rico backed his effort with 10 points.
Freddy Velazquez added 10 points and a team best 10 rebounds.
Williams (1-5 MVL, 8-10) played in Maxwell Tuesday, and host Colusa Thursday.
Pierce 49, Esparto 37
The hometown Bears rolled out to a 12-2 first-quarter lead and led 23-9 at halftime of their win Feb. 4.
A balanced scoring attack saw Ricky Jauraqui capture team scoring honors, with Joe Howard and Jake Voorhees both on his heels with 11 points apiece.
Howard and Voorhees both hauled down eight boards.
Paradise Adv. 58, Princeton 32
The host Eagles were held to single digits in every period but their 14-point fourth quarter in a Feb. 4 home loss.
Peter Sayegh led the Cougars with 18 points, and Brandon Dudar pitched in with 13.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Portola 46, Williams 31
Emilee Cranford's 20 points and 11 rebounds led both categories for Williams (0-6 Mid-Valley League, 3-12) in Friday's home loss.
Lizeth Rivera pitched in with nine points and Allison Ward, six.
The Yellowjackets played in Maxwell Tuesday, and host Colusa on Friday.
Maxwell 61, Quincy 50
Maxwell went on the road and posted an 11-point win in Quincy on Friday, improving to 5-1 in the Mid-Valley League and 11-5 overall.
The Panthers hosted Williams on Tuesday, and play in Portola Friday.
Princeton 51, Providence 40
The Lady Eagles topped host Providence by 11 points in Friday's win.
Princeton (4-2 Pioneer-Valley League, 14-7) played at CORE Butte on Tuesday.
Paradise Adv. 26, Princeton 17
Princeton was held to just three fourth-quarter points in the second half of their home loss Feb. 4.
Jessica Lohse led the Lady Eagles with seven points, while Amanda Hansen and Juanita Almeda scored four apiece.
Pierce 53, Esparto 10
The Pierce defense completely shut down the Spartans in Esparto on Feb. 4, allowing just two Spartans to score and holding them scoreless across the second and third quarters.
Esparto 1, Colusa 0
Wet and windy conditions hampered both teams, according to Colusa coach Dan Kiely, but Esparto scored the game's only goal in the 63rd minute on Friday.
Colusa (6-2-2 Mid-Valley League, 8-6-4) hosted Williams on Tuesday and plays at Mercy Thursday.
Colusa 2, Hamilton 0
Despite relentless pressure and 13 shots in the fist half, Thursday's home contest remained scoreless until Sal Lora found the back of the net in the 66th minute to put the RedHawks up 1-0.
In the last minute, the RedHawks put in an important insurance goal when Ricardo Bautista converted an assist from Jose Santana.
Coach Dan Kiely listed defensive standouts as Santana, Luis Padilla, Alex Avila and Gumer Salazar, and credited Felipe Granados, Jorge Aguilera and Manuel Garcia with playing well.
Fernando Amador was called on for five saves.
Live Oak 3, Pierce 1
Salvador Vargas scored twice and Hector Palacio also put on in the net to help the Lions down Pierce in Arbuckle on Thursday.
Esparto 3, Colusa 1
The RedHawks were missing four starters and had their hands full with a physical Esparto squad on the road Feb. 4.
Colusa was able to go into halftime with the game still scoreless, but the Spartans put three in the net midway through the second half.
Sal Lara put Colusa on the board just before the final whistle, with an assist from Bautista.
Kiely applauded the strong defensive play of Garcia, Salazar, Avila and Padilla, and strong halfback play from Granados, Aguilera and Heraclio Lopez.
Amador recorded 11 saves.
Durham 2, Pierce 1
After a scoreless first half, the Bears were one-upped by the Trojans in Durham on Feb. 4.
Colusa 0, Esparto 0
The two sides played to a scoreless draw in the muck on Friday.
The RedHawks (3-3-2 Sacramento Valley League-2, 6-7-2) played at Williams on Tuesday and host Esparto Thursday.
Pierce 3, Live Oak 1
Pierce booted in two first-half goals and added an insurance goal in the second to defend the home pitch versus Live Oak on Thursday.
Hamilton 3, Colusa 2
Valeria Dominguez found the mark for a pair of goals in the second half but the Lady RedHawks still fell to visiting Hamilton by a goal on Thursday.
Pierce 1, Durham 0
Yasmin Velazquez's second-half goal was all the Lady Bears needed for a win at Durham on Feb. 4.
Esparto 4, Colusa 3
The Lady RedHawks fell one goal short in Esparto on Feb. 4.
Dominguez, Sammy Espindola, Valeria Dominguez and Klaireth Espindola all made the twine move for Colusa.