LOCAL ROUNDUP: Yuba baseball wins wild one over Mendocino
The Yuba College baseball team scored two runs in the ninth inning in moist conditions to edge out Mendocino 15-14 on the road Saturday.
Tyler Updike, who finished the day 5 for 6 with a pair of doubles and a home run, led off the ninth with a double. He advanced to third on a sacrifice fly and Chris Stocker drove him home to tie the game at 14.
Stocker finished 5 for 5 with six RBIs, while Colin Gault went 2 for 4 with three walks.
Stocker would eventually score on a safety squeeze play.
With the victory, Yuba College improves to 10-21 overall and 6-13 in the Bay Valley Conference.
St. Vincent 7, Pierce 6
The Bears came up short against St. Vincent at the Fort Bragg Tournament and came home winless after a tough round against top teams over two days.
Taylor Cabral and Chris Tapia each recorded a pair of hits and RBIs in the loss on Friday, and were eventually named all-tournament.
Pierce's record dropped to 3-10 overall after the tournament.
Sutter 6, Patterson 3
Jason Suleski went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI and Hayden Heilman finished 2 for 3 with a double as well to lead the Huskies to a win in the opening game of the Jim Cantrell Memorial Tournament in Hilmar late Thursday night.
Morgan Osgood went 1 for 4 with an RBI for the Huskies, who scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out the victory after trailing 3-0 early in the contest.
With the victory, Sutter improved to 9-2 overall.
Locals shine at Falcon Invite
Athletes representing 16 different high schools descended upon River Valley High on Saturday to compete in the fifth annual Falcon Track and Field Invitational.
Mid-Valley competitors from R.V., Yuba City, Live Oak and Gridley were in attendance.
Yuba City won the boys varsity division, scoring 67 team points. River Valley took third with 57 points.
The Falcons placed second in the varsity girls with 71.2 points.
River Valley rounded out a strong day in the frosh-soph boys division with a gaudy 137.33 points to take the competition.