Sports Roundup: Football, volleyball, tennis, youth football results
Maxwell 48, Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage 12
Eddie Rangel, Brian Burg and Blake Vierra each accounted for two touchdowns for Maxwell in the nonleague win In San Andreas.
So did the defense.
Bryce Perry returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown, and Santiago Gonzales returned an interception 40 yards for a score as Maxwell ran out to a 41-6 lead at the half en route to an easy victory.
Vierra connected with Burg on a 20-yard touchdown pass and Rangel scored both of his touchdowns on the ground.
Burg and Vierra also had rushing touchdowns.
"We didn't have big stats but we played pretty good defense," Maxwell coach Robert Wilson said. "We did a good job of shutting them down, had a short field to score."
He called both defensive touchdowns "highlight-film returns."
Maxwell (3-2) opens league play Friday at Los Molinos.
Chester 48, Colusa 7
The RedHawks (3-2) fell behind 34-7 at halftime and lost to the Volcanoes at home in their final nonleague tune-up before beginning Mid-Valley League play against East Nicolaus.
Chester quarterback Hunter Morris rushed for 187 yards and three touchdowns as the Volcanoes rushed for more than 400 yards. Chris Bereznak gave the RedHawks fits, intercepting a pass and recovering two fumbles.
Maxwell 3, Chester 0
Kaily McKinley and Brittney Haywood each picked up four kills as the Panthers cruised to a 25-23, 25-13, 25-14 nonleague win at home over the Volcanoes on Monday.
Jenna Powell added three kills with seven aces and Maribel Venegas served five aces for Maxwell (8-1 overall).
Princeton 3, Downieville 0
The Eagles continued their recent hot streak on Thursday with their fourth straight win in the final nonleague match before the start of Pioneer-Valley League play, winning 25-11, 25-9, 25-6.
Jessica Lohse led Princeton (12-8) with eight kills, five aces and 10 digs. Maryssa Martin knocked down five kills, and Julia Romo and Brianna Zoller added three kills each.
Lola Gonzalez had a team-high six aces and Amanda Hansen contributed nine assists.
Portola 3, Williams 1
Despite the long trip to Portola for the Mid-Valley League opener, the Yellowjackets played one of their best matches of the year on Thursday.
Still at less than full strength, Williams (1-8, 0-1) pushed Portola to four sets before the Tigers won 25-19, 25-7, 23-25, 25-21.
Colusa 3, Biggs 0
The Wolverines struggled against Colusa's serving game on Oct. 2 as Teale Stacey and Sally Loeza launched nine aces, and Emily Corriea landed seven in Biggs.
In all, the RedHawks served 34 aces and held Biggs to less than 10 points in all three sets of their first MVL match of the season 25-9, 25-8, 25-9.
Stacey added five kills and a block, Jasmine Savage made three kills and Corriea dished out nine assists.
Colusa improved to 5-10 overall and 1-0 in league.
Pierce 3, Hamilton 0
Pierce picked up its second consecutive Sacramento Valley League win on Oct. 1, sweeping the Braves 25-16, 25-13, 25-18.
The Bears improved to 10-11 overall and 2-1 in league.
Princeton 3, Herlong 0
Martin was dominant scoring nine kills and nine aces as the Eagles won on Oct. 1 in Herlong 25-9, 25-12, 25-12.
Lohse and Gonzalez both had five kills, and Zoller contributed four kills. Hansen served six aces and passed for 21 assists.
Wheatland 3, Colusa 0
The RedHawks lost their final nonleague match before the start of MVL play to a strong Pirates squad 25-23, 25-10, 25-16 on Oct. 1 in Wheatland.
Colusa 6, Gridley 3
The RedHawks improved to 10-1 this season with a nonleague victory in Gridley on Wednesday against the Bulldogs.
Coral Imhoff dominated on the No. 1 court, winning 6-1, 6-0 and paired up with Taylor Davies for an 8-1 doubles victory.
Ann Kalisuch won her singles match 7-6(5), 6-3 and teamed with Kodie Solis for a 8-6 doubles win. Cheyenne Laux (6-0, 6-2) and Ashley Roman (6-1, 6-0) came out on top in their singles matches.
Colusa 7, Wheatland 2
Roman cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 victory and teamed up with Solis for an 8-0 sweep in doubles as the RedHawks toppled the Pirates on Oct. 1 in Wheatland.
Laux (6-3, 6-3), Kalisuch (6-1, 6-3) and Solis (6-1, 6-2) won their singles matches.
Imhoff and Davies took the No. 1 doubles match 8-4, and Laux and Kalisuch won the No. 2 doubles 9-8(2).
Colusa 29, Oroville Rhinos 0 (jr. midgets)
Aksil Coombs rushed for two touchdowns and 94 yards and the Colusa Cowboys junior midget team improved to 6-1 and 3-0 in conference play.
Brandon Guevara added 68 yards on the ground and a touchdown, and booted a 27-yard field goal. Luis Diaz rushed for 40 yards and led the team with seven tackles.
Brendan Garcia rushed for 14 yards, made five tackles and recovered a fumble. Xavier Lopez rushed for seven yards and a touchdown.
Coombs, Tommy Davis and Camron Telford each made six tackles.
Oroville Rhinos 34, Colusa 6 (midgets)
Alex Bugaraia returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown but the Cowboys midget team fell to the Rhinos on Saturday.
Miguel Boites led Colusa (1-6, 0-3 Southern Conference-II) with 78 yards rushing, Levi Kalfsbeek added 25 yards on the ground, Fernand Castillo added 20 and Manuel Huerta ran for five.
Mathew Tapia passed for 58 yards, all to receiver Joe Diaz.
Kalfsbeek led the Cowboys with seven tackles, Angel Velazquez made five tackles, and Curtis Vaughn and Alberto Ramirez had four tackles.
Oroville Rhinos 30, Colusa 6 (peewees)
With the loss Saturday to the Rhinos, the Colusa peewee team fell to 1-6 overall and 0-3 in conference play. No statistics were reported for the peewee team.