Sports Roundup: Tennis, baseball, softball results
Colusa 9, Gridley 0
The RedHawks bounced back from a defeat to Willows High on Tuesday with a 9-0 win against host Gridley on Thursday.
Jordan Wilson faced a challenging opponent in Greg Davis but came back from an opening set loss to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Moises Valdez (6-2, 6-2), Jack Zhao (6-2, 6-0), Jeremy Walls (6-0, 6-3), Christian Munguia (6-2, 6-1) and Diego Rivas (6-0, 6-0) each picked up singles victories.
Wilson and Valdez cruised to an 8-1 victory in the No. 1 doubles match, and Zhao and Walls teamed up for an 8-1 victory. Munguia and Rivas closed out the sweep with an 8-2 win in the No. 3 doubles match.
Durham 5, Pierce 4
Chris Tapia went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI, but the Bears dropped another close one in a Sacramento Valley League loss to the Trojans in Durham.
Hayden Kalfsbeek struck out five and allowed four hits and one earned run over six strong innings to take the hard-luck loss. Chaz Benton added an RBI single and Jonathan Hunt doubled in the loss for Pierce (4-13, 2-6).
Quincy 23, Williams 6
Erik Knight drove in two runs and scored another for the Yellowjackets but the Quincy High offense overpowered Williams on Tuesday in Williams.
Ben Mayes went 1 for 3 with an RBI and two runs, and Korey Steinke singled for Williams.
The Yellowjackets are now 0-12 this year and 0-2 in Mid-Valley League - South play.
Willows 14, Pierce 1
Megan Hughes went 3 for 5 with a double and three RBI and Sam Brott tossed a four-hitter while striking out seven to lead the Honkers to a victory against Pierce on Thursday.
Brott added an RBI triple, Maira Jaramillo doubled and scored three runs, Courtney Dicharry went 2 for 3 with three RBI, and Nichole Thayer doubled.
Pierce fell to 4-8 overall and 2-5 in the SVL.
JV Track & Field
Williams JV runs in Redding
The Williams High junior-varsity track team was in action Wednesday at the Mid-Valley League meet held at U-Prep in Redding. The girls finished third and the boys, ninth.
Valeria Salcedo won the girls 1600 meters in 7-minutes, 4.0 seconds.
Rec League Basketball
A pair of upsets sent two surprise contenders to the championship game of the Williams Recreational Basketball League.
The No. 4 seeded SWAT pulled off a 57-50 win against the top-seeded Aces on Sunday at Williams High. The Savages rose from the third seed to join the SWAT in the finals on Sunday at Colusa Casino after beating the No. 2 seed Redskins 52-32.
The Redskins and Aces will face off in the third place game at 5 p.m. on Sunday and the championship game between the Savages and the SWAT begins at 6:30 p.m.
Maxwell Little League
Panthers 15, Yankees 2
Marcos Parra pitched the Maxwell Panthers major division Little League team to a 15-2 victory on Saturday against the Williams Yankees.
Panthers 11, Yankees 4
The Panthers picked up their second win of the season on Tuesday against the Yankees with the help of two home runs and a strong pitching performance by Jason Fred.
Angel Velasquez and Lance Gwinnup also played well while sharing time at catcher, coach Ben Pearson said.
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