Sports Roundup: Basketball, soccer results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Princeton 46, Westwood 27
Fernando Sotelo made his return to the Princeton line-up in a big way on Tuesday, leading the Eagles to a victory against visiting Westwood.
Sotelo scored a team-high 15 points and the Eagles (4-7) out-scored the Lumberjacks (6-7) in all four quarters.
Luis Angel scored eight points, and Gavino Mitchum, Oscar Espinoza and Eduardo Valencia all scored six. No Eagles player had more than five rebounds, but Princeton finished with 42 for the game.
Pierce 61, Biggs 37
Oscar Dorantes picked up a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds to pace the Bears in a non-league win over the Wolverines.
Hayden Kalfsbeek scored 14 points and Joey Hernandez added 13 for the Bears (10-4).
East Nicolaus 63, Colusa 51
The RedHawks fell behind early, roared back in the third quarter, and then fell apart in the fourth against host East Nicolaus High on Tuesday.
Colusa (6-9) out-scored the Spartans 25-12 in the third quarter to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit, but were outscored 21-6 in the final period.
R.J. Phillips led the RedHawks with 17 points and Kevin Buenrostro scored 15. Riley deWit, a transfer from Maxwell High, made his Colusa debut with seven points and Destin Smith added seven.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Gridley 62, Colusa 36
Megan Anthony scored 15 points and Ashtyn MacFarlane added 12 to lead the Bulldogs (4-12) past the RedHawks in a non-league contest.
Teale Stacey led Colusa with 14 points and Paige Townzen added nine.
Biggs 40, Pierce 28
After losing to Biggs last week in the East Nicolaus tournament, Pierce once again lost to the Wolverines 40-28 in a non-league game Tuesday in Arbuckle. The Bears (5-7) will try to bounce back when league play starts back up on Tuesday against the Lions (2-11) at Live Oak.
Westwood 59, Princeton 27
Westwood used a balanced attack to beat host Princeton on Tuesday. Four Lumberjacks players scored at least 10 points, led by Victoria Kidder with 16.
Sutter 44, Maxwell 30
The Panthers (6-4) hung with Sutter for the first half but the Huskies pulled away in the second in a non-league game on Tuesday in Sutter.
Ashley Azevedo led the Panthers with eight points, Jessie Otterson scored six points and Shelen Boyes added five.
Live Oak 6, Colusa 0
Colusa traveled to Live Oak to take on the Lions in a non-league match and came away with a tough loss on Thursday.
The RedHawks (4-7-1, 1-4 SVL-II) played their third game in as many days and were without key players, and were out-played by a strong Live Oak squad. Goalkeeper Fernando Amador had eight saves for the day.
Halfbacks Felipe Granados and Alfonso Ruiz played well, along with forward Adrian Garcia, said Colusa coach Dan Kiely, who also said Jose Santana, Ryan Manning and Fernando Morales played well on defense. Freshmen Tristen Mendenhall, Teddy Vaillancourt, Rahul Kumar, Cristobal Villasenor and Colton Carrere all had a good game.
The RedHawks look to bounce back into form next week when they host Biggs on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. in an SVL match-up.
Colusa 3, Durham 2
Colusa hosted Durham in a non-league match and came away with a win Tuesday.
Colusa's offense pressured the Durham goalkeeper with 15 shots in the first half, but the Trojans found the back of the RedHawks net first in the 19th minute.
Colusa put in the equalizer in the 23rd minute on a shot taken by Tony Rico, with an assist from Gustavo Sanchez, but Durham scored the go-ahead goal with three minutes left in the first half to go up 2-1.
The RedHawks came out fired up in the second half and tied the match in the 45th minute on a shot by Garcia with another assist from Sanchez.
Garcia scored the game-winner on a penalty kick with just two minutes left in the game.
Colusa had strong fullback play from Santana, Morales, Luis Padilla and Pedro Lopez. Halfback standouts were Felipe Granados and Alfonso Ruiz. Amador had another great game with 11 saves.
Colusa 1, Live Oak 1
Colusa (3-3-4) stretched its unbeaten streak to five games with a 1-1 tie against host Live Oak on Thursday after starting the season 0-3-2.
Colusa 2, Durham 0
The RedHawks won their third consecutive game with a 2-0 victory against visiting Durham on Tuesday, kicking off a stretch of three games in three days. Samantha Espindola and Rebecca Velazquez both scored goals for Colusa.