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Sports Roundup: Football, volleyball, youth football results
Pierce 35, Mt. Shasta 7
Pierce High celebrated homecoming with a 35-7 victory against a winless Mt. Shasta squad Friday in Arbuckle.
The undefeated Bears (6-0, 1-0 Sacramento Valley League) led 28-0 at halftime and the game went to a running clock midway through the third quarter - the fourth time this year Pierce has forced a running clock upon an opponent.
Quarterback Nate Smith got the scoring started with a 16-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter. In the second quarter, Andy Corona scored on a 1-yard run, Hayden Kalfsbeek scored on a 9-yard run and Corona scored on a 40-yard run.
Adolfo Ramirez made it 35-0 with seven minutes remaining in the third quarter with a 5-yard scoring run before Mt. Shasta got on the board in the final minute of the game.
Colusa 3, Williams 2
Emily Mobley and Teale Stacey combined for 26 kills and the Colusa High volleyball team needed each one to escape Williams with a narrow five-game victory on Thursday.
The Yellowjackets (3-6, 0-3 Mid-Valley League) dominated the first game and won the third game but Colusa (11-10, 3-0 MVL) fought back to win 13-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-18, 15-6.
Mobley had 16 kills, five aces and three blocks; Stacey made 10 kills and three blocks; and Mattie Myers served six aces and made 25 assists.
Maxwell 35, Los Molinos 0
Quarterback Peyton Schmidt threw two touchdown passes and the junior varsity Panthers improved to 5-1 this season after beating host Los Molinos 35-0 on Friday.
Schmidt completed all four of his passes for 100 yards, and both of his touchdown passes went to Brian Burg, who finished with two catches for 81 yards. Schmidt added a rushing touchdown.
Hunter Mobley rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown on two carries, and Martin Rangel carried the ball four times for 64 yards. Isasis Martinez kicked five extra points.
Nick Bell recovered a fumble for a touchdown and Eric Gonzales led the Panthers with five solo tackles and eight assists.
Colusa 26, East Nicolaus 14
Destin Smith rushed for 78 yards and two touchdowns, and Shane Saso passed for 224 yards and two touchdowns as the junior varsity RedHawks beat the host Spartans 26-14 on Friday.
Saso completed 8 of 14 passes. Jorge Bravo caught five passes for 147 yards and a touchdown, and Alex Belmontes caught a 54-yard touchdown.
John Barron and Tanner Ruggieri made six solo tackles each. Ruggieri, Belmontes and Rigo Santana added sacks, and Bravo intercepted a pass for Colusa (2-3-1).
Colusa 40, Wheatland 6 (peewees)
The Colusa Cowboys peewee team stayed undefeated in Southern Conference Division II play with a home victory Saturday against the Wheatland Pirates.
Colusa (4-3, 3-0 Southern) spread the ball around on offense and took the ball away on defense.
Christian Lyss rushed for 96 yards and a touchdown; Conner Saso rushed for 63 yards and a score; Jacob Havens rushed for 47 yards and a TD; and Brendan Garcia rushed for 21 yards and also scored.
Askil Coombs had 45 yards receiving and a touchdown, and Tommy Davis had 14 yards receiving and a touchdown.
Shane Calcagno led the Cowboys with 11 tackles; Xavier Lopez made seven tackles, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass; Coombs made seven tackles; and Davis made six tackles and an interception.
Wheatland 40, Colusa 0 (jr. midgets)
The Cowboys jr. midget team ran into an undefeated Wheatland squad which has outscored opponents 266-34 and lost on Saturday.
Colusa (0-7, 0-3 Southern) struggled to move the ball on offense against a much larger team.
Logan Vessels led the Cowboys with six tackles, Eduardo Rodriguez made five, and Levi Kalfsbeek, Raymond Frias and Apolinar Pulido added three apiece.
Colusa 22, Wheatland 14 (midgets)
The Cowboys midget team earned a hard-fought victory against Wheatland to remain in a tie for second place in the Southern Conference.
Colusa improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in Southern Conference play.
Ricardo Ruvalcabe rushed for 66 yards, added 14 yards receiving and scored twice. Lucas Davison went over the century mark with 102 yards rushing and a touchdown. Dylan Jones added 46 yards on the ground and Cole Travis passed for 31 yards.
Fabian Velazquez led the defense with seven tackles, Davison and Justin Pingrey made six, Ruvalcabe and Ralphael Delgado each wrapped up for five, and Cody Moore made four tackles.