Sports Roundup: Volleyball results
Maxwell 3, Portola 0
Maxwell remained undefeated in Mid-Valley League play after a 27-25, 25-14, 25-18 sweep of Portola (12-19, 5-2) on Thursday in Maxwell.
The Panthers (13-2, 8-0) escaped with a close win in the first game but were able to take over in the second after Tigers' setter Samantha Britt went down with an ankle injured.
Jenna Powell led Maxwell with seven kills, Kaily McKinley and Jessica Jenkins each added six, Taylor Perry added two kills and Ashley Azevedo notched one.
Maxwell travels to Colusa on Tuesday for a showdown for first place in league. The Panthers hold the advantage after beating the RedHawks 3-2 on Oct. 9.
Portola won the junior varsity game 25-23, 26-24.
Maxwell 3, Williams 1
The Panthers needed four games to upend the host Yellowjackets 25-16, 19-25, 25-19, 25-12 on Tuesday in Williams.
"Jessica Jenkins played extremely well and was a big cause of our success," Maxwell coach Dan Gellermann said.
Williams won the junior varsity game 20-25, 25-20, 15-7.
Princeton 3, Redding Adventist 0
The Eagles swept Redding Adventist on Tuesday to remain undefeated in Pioneer-Valley League play 25-22, 25-18, 25-22.
Gaby Rodriguez led Princeton (19-8, 8-0) with 14 kills and served five aces, Ashley McMartin made seven kills and three aces, Maryssa Martin contributed seven kills and 17 digs, Amanda Hansen added six aces and 16 assists, and Lauren Ferreira pitched in with two aces and 13 assists.
Colusa 3, Quincy 1
The RedHawks made the long drive to Quincy on Tuesday and secured a hard-fought 25-23, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20 victory.
The Trojans (9-13, 2-5 MVL) dropped their third game in a row and sit in fourth place in the Mid-Valley League.
Pierce swept at Stockton Classic
The Pierce High (13-9, 6-3 Sacramento Valley League) volleyball team traveled to Stockton last weekend for the Stockton Classic and lost to Salesian of Richmond, Bear Creek of Stockton and Rodriguez of Fairfield in straight sets.
Against Salesian, Hilary Brainard made four kills and Morgan Diaz served six aces. Against Bear Creek Mariah Diaz had three kills and six block-assists. Against Rodriguez, Marina Ambriz and Natalie Corona had three kills.