Sports Roundup: Football, volleyball results
Princeton 58, Herlong 28
After opening the season against three of the top four teams in the Northern Section 8-man football rankings, the Eagles (1-3) finally caught a break Friday in Herlong.
Princeton's offense came alive in last week's loss to No. 4 Butte Valley but they came up short on the final drive of the game. There was no such drama this week.
Gavino Mitchum scored four touchdowns for the second consecutive week, and rushed for 189 yards on 12 carries. Oscar Espinoza added 127 yards and a touchdown, and Jacob Chrestensen scored a rushing touchdown.
Luis Angel intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, and Julian Rosas made 11 tackles and recovered a fumble.
The Vikings (1-3) opened the season with a loss to Tulelake before gaining a forfeit win against Happy Camp and a forfeit loss against Big Valley.
Colusa 33, U-Prep 12
The RedHawks bounced back from their first loss of the season with a strong defensive performance Friday night in Redding.
U-Prep broke up the shutout in the fourth quarter but had no chance of making up the 33-0 deficit to Colusa.
Estevan Frias led Colusa with 139 yards and two touchdowns and John Barron ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries.
Alex Belmontes ran for 97 yards on a team-high 12 carries and Luis Padilla ran for a touchdown.
Quarterback Jose Santana went 1 for 3 with a 25-yard completion to Garrett Calcagno and rushed for 24 yards.
Jonathan Lugo led the RedHawks with six tackles and Cesar Buenrostro had two tackles for losses.
Live Oak 3, Williams 1
The Yellowjackets made a late push after dropping the first two sets to visiting Live Oak on Thursday but couldn't pull off the comeback.
The scores of the games were 25-17, 25-17, 21-25, 24-26. No stats were reported by Williams.
Maxwell 3, Paradise Adventist 0
Brittany Haywood led the Panthers to a 25-23, 25-17, 25-20 victory Wednesday in Paradise with eight kills and four aces.
Jenna Powell slammed down six kills and six aces, Jessie Otterson served three aces and made two kills, and Shelen Boyes added two aces and a kill.
Colusa 3, Esparto 0
The RedHawks (4-8) earned the sweep but just barely, beating Esparto on Wednesday by the score of 25-23, 25-23, 25-22.
Teale Stacey made 14 kills, six aces and three blocks, Alejandra Martinez put up 10 kills and three blocks, and Emily Corriea had six aces.
Pierce 3, Williams 0
The Bears won their fourth consecutive game with a sweep of the Yellowjackets Sept. 17 in Williams.
Mariah Diaz led Pierce with seven kills and three blocks, and Natalie Corona added six kills and two blocks.
Hilary Brainard served six aces and added three kills, and setter Molly Doherty had two kills, two aces and 18 assists.
Williams dropped to 1-6 overall but no stats were reported.
Wheatland 3, Colusa 1
After winning the first set, the RedHawks were unable to overcome a strong Wheatland team Sept. 17 in Colusa.
Stacey had a dominant game at the net, tallying 15 kills and five blocks but the RedHawks lost 25-15, 23-25, 19-25, 21-25.
Jasmine Savage contributed six kills, Martinez added five kills, Sally Loeza served five aces, Yasmine Moreno had five digs and Corriea dished out 32 assists.
Oroville 24, Cowboys 6 (peewees)
The Cowboys peewees fell to 1-4 this season with a home loss to the Oroville Eagles.
Cowboys 42, Oroville 8 (jr. midgets)
Aksil Coombs rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns and added 18 yards receiving as the Cowboys won their first conference game and improved to 4-1 overall.
Shane Calcagno rushed for 66 yards and led the Cowboys with 10 tackles. Brandon Guevera ran for 28 yards and a touchdown, and made all five PATs. Jacob Havens rushed for 22 yards and a touchdown.
Tommy Davis made nine tackles, Grant Hartill had six tackles and a fumble recovery, and Camron Telford and Elijah Diaz added five tackles. Daniel Lopez made three tackles, including a safety.
Oroville 28, Cowboys 6 (midgets)
Eduardo Rodriguez scored the Cowboys (1-4) only touchdown against the top team in the Southern Conference, but broke his leg early in the fourth quarter and will be out the rest of the season.
Rodriguez had 83 yards receiving and was fighting for more yards after a catch when he was injured. He had 13 yards rushing and his presence will be missed by his teammates and coaches.
Dutch Kalfsbeek passed for 130 yards, finding Manuel Huerta for 30 yards, Joe Diaz for 15 and Fernando Castillo for three.
Miguel Boites rushed for 29 yards, Kalfbeek scrambled for 18 yards and Huerta added 10.
Angel Velazquez led the Cowboys with 11 tackles, Diaz made seven and Levi Kalfsbeek added seven. Rolando Campos recovered a fumble.