PREP ROUNDUP: Marysville softball tops Wheatland in seventh
Morgan Welch drove in the game-winning run with an infield single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Marysville High softball team to a 3-2 walk-off victory over Wheatland at Abby Field on Monday.
Tressa Arostegui went 3 for 3 with a double and a run scored and Marissa Clavelle and Jocelynn Talosig both finished 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Indians, who improved to 5-0 on the year with the victory.
Senior Ashten Welch allowed three hits and struck out two in a complete-game effort to record the win for Marysville.
"Our defense was stellar today," Indians coach Maurice Clavelle said. "We made a lot of great plays out there."
Randi May struck out 10 in a losing effort for the Pirates (5-6).
Colusa 3, Princeton 1
Sophia Garcia struck out 15 while allowing three hits and no earned runs to help lift the RedHawks to a nonleague victory at Princeton.
Ashleigh Biggs went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI and Emily Corriea added a two-run single in the top of the third inning to provide the offense for Colusa (4-3), which opens Sacramento Valley League play against Pierce today at home.
Yuba City 3, Del Oro 2, 8 innings
Jake Cormier sent the Honkers home happy.
The senior belted a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Honkers (4-1) to a nonconfernece win over the Golden Eagles at Winship Field.
Yuba City trailed 2-1 in the sixth inning before tying things up.
Mario Kohn pitched three innings of no-hit relief to end the ballgame for Yuba City, which faces Granite Bay on Wednesday.
Colusa 5, Central Valley 2
Ross Cervantes allowed three hits and struck out eight over seven innings of work on the hill and Luke Corriea went 2 for 3 at the plate to help lead the RedHawks to a nonleague win over the Falcons at home.
Conner Herrick was 1 for 3 with a double and drove in three runs and Tyler Martin went 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs for Colusa (3-2).
Marysville 6, Lindhurst 3
The Indians improved to 3-0 against Golden Empire League competition by winning four of five doubles matches to beat the rival Blazers.
In girls singles, the Indians received a pair of victories from Annie Lin (6-3, 6-0) and Debbie Lor (6-3, 6-3).
Daniel Sorenson teamed up with Keith Staples for a 6-4, 7-5 win in boys doubles, while the tandems of Courtney Ngai and Michelle Ngai (6-2, 6-1) and Sara Eckardt and Myers Lor (6-3, 6-3) won in girls doubles for the Indians (3-2).
Jacob Fisher and May Lor picked up a 6-4, 2-6, 10-7 win in mixed doubles to round out the winners for Marysville.
No information was provided by Lindhurst.
Yuba City 247, Inderkum 258
Connor Estrada recorded the lowest score of the day by shooting a 40 and the Honkers picked up their first victory of the season by beating the Tigers in a Tri-County Conference match at Plumas Lake Golf & Country Club.
Riley Horan and Gus Wiezorek both shot a 47, Anthony Vazquez carded a 55 and Thomas Bishop fired a 58 for Yuba City (1-4, 1-0).
Yuba City 1, Inderkum 1
The Honkers trailed 1-0 at halftime, but came back to earn a draw with the Tigers in a TCC match at Honker Stadium.
Bianca Nava assisted Kayla Howard on the Honkers' lone goal.
Coach Rene Villegas credited Cassidy Fix and Kayla Treanor with outstanding play in the midfield for Yuba City (0-1-1 TCC).
TRACK & FIELD
Falcons compete at CAL Invitational
The River Valley track & field squad competed at the Capital Athletic League Invitational at Whitney High in Rocklin on Saturday.
R.V. senior Wade DeBartolo won the discus with a throw of 130 feet, 9.5 inches. In the high jump, DeShawn Chaney placed fourth and Anthony Hewitt took second after both cleared 6 feet. Hewitt placed higher due to less misses.
Hewitt also placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.64 seconds.
Junior Swarnjit Boyal took sixth in the high jump at 5-4. He took 12th in the 1600-meter run with time of 4 minutes, 47.7 seconds and fourth in the 3200 (10:17.5).
On the ladies' side, sophomore Leanne Jarvis won the 1600-meter race, matching her time from last year (5:21.34).
Freshman Mackenzie Arnold placed first in the long jump (18-4.5) on her final leap of the day. That distance broke the school record, which she set earlier this month.
She set another school record in the 300-meter hurdles (48.76), which was good enough for second place.
Jarvis and Arnold teamed with Harkiren Everest and Shaina Rasul for a fifth-place finish in the 1600-meter relay (4:21.3).
Everest took second in the 800 (2:32.8) and sixth in the triple jump (30-2.5). Sophomore Desiree Woodson took fifth in the discus (92-6).
Oak Ridge 215, River Valley 255
Lucas Vaughn led the Falcons in a nonconference loss to the Trojans at Coyote Run Golf Course at Beale Air Force Base.
Vaughn shot a 39 and Kyle Gash added a 46 for the Falcons (0-3) over the back nine holes of the course.
Marysville 3, Wheatland 1
Mikayla Anderson struck out 13 and allowed just three hits from the circle and Ajza Matta went 3 for 4 with an RBI at the plate to help lead the Indians to a nonleague win over the Pirates at home.
Jami Sexton tripled and Anderson and Anya Bell added RBI singles in the win for Marysville (4-1).
Amber Hall knocked in Wheatland's lone run and Hannah Howard struck out nine from the circle in a complete game for the Pirates (1-1).