Sports Roundup: Basketball results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Pierce 51, East Nic 34
Oscar Dorantes scored 20 points, Andy Corona added 16 and the Bears blew by the Spartans in their Sacramento Valley League regular-season finale.
Drew Orr led East Nicolaus (9-14, 5-7) with 13 points. With the win, Pierce improved to 17-6 overall and earned the league co-championship, tying Live Oak with a 10-2 record.
Maxwell 56, Biggs 42
The Panthers closed out their Mid-Valley League championship with a victory over the Wolverines on Senior Night.
George Barajas led Maxwell (16-6, 9-1) with 17 points, seven rebounds and four steals, while Zach Troughton dropped in a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards.
Eddie Rangel scored seven points to go with 11 rebounds and five assists. Isaias Martinez tacked on eight points for the Panthers.
Portola 60, Colusa 55
The RedHawks lost in their final regular season game after a slow start on the road against Portola. Colusa (12-13, 6-4 MVL) fell behind 34-23 at the half but made it close with a strong second half.
Loyalton 73, Princeton 50
Fernando Sotelo scored 18 points but the Eagles (11-11, 7-3 Pioneer-Valley League) lost in a non-league game against Pioneer-Mountain League champion Loyalton.
Sotelo added seven rebounds and three blocked shots. Salvador Gutierrez scored eight points, Julian Rosas added seven points and Rod Angus had six. Luis Angel grabbed five rebounds and made four steals.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Colusa 49, Portola 42
The RedHawks closed out MVL play with a win Friday over the Tigers.
Yasmin Moreno had a big night with 20 points, four steals and three rebounds. Teale Stacey totaled 14 points, seven blocks, five rebounds, five steals and three assists for the RedHawks (14-11, 6-4).
Emily Mobley contributed nine points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, while Paige Townzen added five points, nine rebounds and four assists.
Pierce 42, East Nic 37
The Bears (9-14, 4-9 SVL) closed out their season on a positive note with a victory against East Nicolaus on Friday.
Macey Cox scored a game-high 13 points and had five steals, Natalie Corona added 11 points and nine rebounds, Nikki Hererra scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Kendra Kent added six points and nine rebounds.
Williams 40, Quincy 28
Emilee Cranford scored 31 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as the Yellowjackets (6-12, 1-9) earned their first MVL victory Thursday against Quincy.
Elizabeth Mendez added four points, nine rebounds and three steals.