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Sports Roundup: Basketball, soccer results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Pierce 59, Biggs 53
Ten different players contributed to the scoring column and the Bears needed every point in a six-point road win on Jan. 15.
Jake Voorhees paved the way with 12 points, Justin Travis was a point behind with 11, and Ricky Jaraqui and Saul Mendez scored eight points each.
Voorhees and Mendez tied for the team lead with five rebounds apiece.
Colusa 58, East Nic. 42
The RedHawks took it to East Nicolaus at home on Jan. 15, getting 18 points from R.J. Phillips and 13 by Hayden Bailey.
Max Moreno netted eight points and Riley de Witt six for Colusa, which outscored the Spartans 33-16 across the second and third quarters.
Portola 66, Williams 56
The visiting Yellowjackets led 48-40 but were outscored 26-8 in the fourth quarter in Portola on Friday. Connor Kennedy's 21 points led Portola, which also got 14 points from Juan Rodriguez and 11 from Kodi Lowdermilk.
Paradise Adv. 62, Princeton 45
Princeton was defeated on the road Thursday as Paradise Adventist's Brandon Dudar put up 20 points and Peter Sayegh added 17.
Hamilton 44, Pierce 32
Voorhees was on the mark for 20 points but Zach High's five points was Pierce's next best in a Jan. 14 home loss to Hamilton.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Biggs 52, Colusa 36
Teale Stacey put up double-double numbers of 17 points and 10 rebounds, but the Lady RedHawks fell in Biggs Jan. 16.
Yasmin Moreno finished second in scoring with nine points, and Mollie Townzen was the top rebounder with 13 boards.
Colusa 61, East Nic. 23
The Lady RedHawks clobbered the visiting Spartans on Jan. 15, shooting their way to a 26-4 lead in the opening quarter.
Stacey, Salley Loeza and Moreno all finished with double-digit point totals, hitting 21, 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Townzen's seven rebounds led that category, and the Colusa defense held East Nic to under 10 points in all four quarters.
Portola 59, Williams 47
The visiting Yellowjackets trailed by just five after three quarters but were outscored 21-14 in the fourth period of Friday's loss in Portola.
Paradise Adv. 39, Princeton 28
Hometown Paradise Adventist was able to h old Princeton to single-digit scoring in all four periods on Thursday.
Hamilton 51, Pierce 43
The Pierce girls fell to the Braves in Hamilton City on Jan. 14, despite a 14-point effort from Natalie Corona that included three 3-pointers.
Mariah Diaz chipped in with 11 points - most of which came in the paint -and Jackie Corona helped out with eight.
Hamilton's Nicole Gordon led all scorers with a career-best 31 points.
Colusa 1, Hamilton 1
The RedHawks played to a stalemate with the Braves in Hamilton City on Jan. 14.
Both goals came in the second half, with Colusa scoring first in the 42nd minute on a goal scored by Tony Rico off a Leo Conchola corner kick.
Hamilton scored the equalizer in the 62nd minute, and that's where the score remained.
Defenders Jose Santana, Alex Avila, Luis Padilla and Gumer Salazar were credited with playing strong defensively by coach Dan Kiely, who also pointed out the halfback play of Jorge Aguilera and Felipe Granados.
Pierce 3, Live Oak 2
The Lady Bears came back from a 2-1 halftime deficit to down Live Oak in Arbuckle on Thursday.
Freshman Ranata Montanez and sophomore Marissa Espino each provided a goal and an assists, with sophomore Yasmin Velazquez also finding the back of the net for Pierce.
Esparto 11, Williams 0
The host Spartans buried six goals in the first half and added five in the second to hand the Yellowjackets defeat Jan. 14.
Catherine Diaz booted in four of the Esparto goals, with Fernanda Diaz scoring three times and Karla Miranda, twice.