Sports Roundup: Girls basketball, rugby, boys soccer results
Trojans stun 'Jackets with two late goals
Williams High scored early in the Northern Section Division III boys soccer championship game against top-seeded Durham High but the Trojans shocked the Yellowjackets late in the second half.
Durham scored twice in the final 10 minutes of the game to win its first section title 2-1 against No. 2 seed Williams.
The Yellowjackets finished the season with an 11-3-2 record overall and went 7-0-1 to win the Sacramento Valley League - Two title.
Maxwell's season ends in Hayfork
The third time wasn't a charm for the Maxwell High girls basketball team as it lost in the second round of the Northern Section Division VI playoffs to No. 4 seed Hayfork on Friday.
The Timberjacks beat the Panthers (12-14, 4-8 TCL) for the third time this season. All three games were low-scoring affairs and Hayfork emerged with a 31-25 victory to advance to the semifinals today against No. 1 seed Westwood.
Zephyrs narrowly defeat Colusa County RFC in Reno
Colusa played its toughest match this year against a fit Reno team on Saturday and lost 19-17.
The weather was cold and high winds effected passing for both teams. Reno scored with a long run from their fullback first around the 10 minute mark taking the lead 7-0.
Colusa answered back just minutes later to cut the score to 7-5 with a hard run by its backfield. Before the end of the half Colusa scored again making the score 10-7.
In the second half Colusa tried to use the wind to take advantage of field position but Reno was able to put up two additional scores making it a 19-10 game. Colusa added another try with about 5 minutes to play cutting the score to 19-17.
In the final minute a strong run by Lukas Polit was stopped just short of a score and Reno was able to then end the game on a penalty kick out of bounds and clinch the win. Colusa's next match is Saturday in Santa Rosa at 12:30 p.m.
Rec League Basketball
Swag 60, Wolves 25
The Swag had the hot hand from long range and led 36-16 at the half and did not stop there. Swag (1-2) pulled away even farther in the second half for a 60-25 win against the Wolves (0-3) on Sunday at Colusa High.
SWAT 42, Bulls 31
In a rematch of last season's playoff upset, the SWAT (2-1) returned the favor to the Bulls (1-2). The SWAT used a 12-2 run to enter halftime with a 20-13 lead. The Bulls rallied back to narrow the gap to three points early in the second half but could not overtake the opposition. Late in the second half the SWAT connected on back to back threes and a couple of field goals to go up by 14 and secure the 42-31 victory.
Savages 43, Hoosiers 31
The Savages (2-1) returned to their tough defensive form and surprised the Hoosiers with a rare loss. The Savages started the game off on a 15-3 run and led 21-10 at halftime. The Hoosiers (2-1) made a concerted effort in the second half and closed the gap to five points, but the Savages combination of defense and a 14-5 run sealed the victory and knocked the Hoosiers out of a first place.
Redskins 54, Regulators 34
The Redskins (2-1) started the game with a 10-0 run. The Redskins were patient and continued get many baskets from inside and on the perimeter before the Regulators (0-3) finally found an offensive rhythm in the second half. The second half was a little more evenly played with the Regulators getting almost triple their first half points, but the early damage was too much to overtake the Redskins.
Aces 51, La Fortuna 43
In a matchup of two first-place teams, the Aces (3-0) and La Fortuna (2-1) played a sloppy first half. La Fortuna found themselves down 21-10 at the half. La Fortuna continued to struggle from the floor in the second half, falling behind by 21 midway through. La Fortuna went on a 14-6 run to pull within 13 with about seven minutes to play. However, the Aces dropped in a couple of three-pointers toward the end to take the victory 51-43 and become the only undefeated team.