08 Dec 18
The Chico High girl’s soccer team beat Yuba City 8-0 and followed that with a 8-0 defeat of Anderson Friday at the Foothill Winter Warmup in Palo Cedro.
In game one against Yuba City, Alyssa Bloxham, Riley Freeman, Olivia Wilson, Devon Spina, Flo Salcedo and Priscilla Ward scored one goal each while sophomore Karina Diaz scored two goals for the Panthers.
Goalkeepers Addie Heithecker and Nicole Lockard split time in goal for Chico, with Heithecker recording the one save of the day for the Panthers.
In game two, Wilson and Diaz finished with two goals each while Bloxham, Dever, Salcedo and Lockard scored one each. Dever and Spina added an assist, while Heithecker made one more save for a total of two on the day. The four goals on the day for Diaz gives her nine goals in seven games this season year.
The Vikings (2-0) defeated River Valley 3-0 in game one thanks to two goals from Ashlin Stevens and a third on a River Valley own goal. Jillian Weber was credited with two assists and Ashley Friend earned a clean sheet in goal.
In game two, five Vikings scored two goals each in a 12-0 win for PV over Yreka. Ashlin Stevens, Anna Converse, Madi Gray, Jillian Weber and Rylee Jellison each scored two while Erica Simas and Faylinn Berkowitz chipped in one goal apiece. The Vikings earned assists on 10 of 12 goals, led by two from Simas. Mady Symmes, Sofia Maldonado, Chloe Haun, Kyler Garner, Converse, Weber, Berkowitz and Jellison each claimed one assist. At goalkeeper, Friend grabbed two saves in the first half and Keeley Taylor grabbed one save during the second half.
Chico plays at 9 a.m. Saturday against Shasta in the semifinal of the Winter Warmup, while PV will play Foothill at 11 a.m. in the tournament Saturday.
Orland lost 6-0 to University Prep before falling to Red Bluff 3-1.
Franchesca Martins made 10 saves in the loss to U-Prep, also scoring the lone goal for the Trojans in game two against Red Bluff.
Prep Boys Basketball
Pleasant Valley at Pleasant Valley McDonald’s Winter Classic: Pleasant Valley lost to Folsom 53-49 Friday at the Pleasant Valley McDonald’s Winter Classic in a battle of two strong defenses, according to PV coach Tim Keating. After a taking a 37-28 lead into halftime, a strong press by Folsom and several third quarter turnovers by PV led to the loss for the Vikings.
Senior Treyson Keating led PV with 15 points and 11 rebounds while fellow senior Tyler Otterlei added 13 points and eight rebounds.
PV (4-2) plays at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against Washington (Fremont) in the third place.
The Chico High boy’s basketball team lost to Clovis North 93-40 at the PV tournament. Elliot Levin led the Panthers in scoring with 13 points while Gabriele Ravenna chipped in eight points.
Chico (2-5) plays Downey at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the seventh place game of the PV tournament.
Corning 55, Western Sierra 50: Corning beat Western Sierra Friday in the Central Valley tournament. Senior Bryce Armstrong led the Cardinals in scoring with 19 points, Jakob Grootveld added 12 and Brady Long scored seven for Corning.
Corning (4-3) plays at 11:30 a.m. against Paradise at the Central Valley tournament.
Willows 70, Anderson Valley 25: Willows outscored Anderson Valley 43-9 in the first half en route to the win Friday. Colton Geiger scored 16 points and added eight rebounds and three blocks while Diego Briones finished with 15 points.
Willows plays at 4 p.m. Saturday against Rincon.
Prep Girls Basketball
Granite Bay 70, Pleasant Valley 69: The Vikings fell to Granite by at the Roseville Elite tournament. The Vikings had the lead with six seconds remaining, however a foul by PV and two made free-throws by Granite Bay gave the Grizzlies the win. Chloe Mayer led the Vikings in scoring with 24 points and four 3-pointers, Shaley Vieg scored 12 and Macie Leach added 10 points.
PV (4-4) plays at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the third place game of the Roseville Elite Tournament.
Durham 48, Lower Lake 23: Durham beat Lower Lake Friday at the 51st Durham Trojan Classic thanks to a double-double by Melody Elwood. Elwood finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Karena Bryant added 10 points and eight steals.
Durham coach Aerin Farrell called Friday’s win a great defensive win, crediting Claire Patterson and Jenna Parker for their shut-down defense on the perimeter.
Durham (2-4) continues play in its own tournament at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Valley High School.
Biggs 56, Portola 45: Biggs (6-0) remained perfect with its win over Portola at the Portola Tiger Classic. Grace Felkins and Megan Collins scored 16 points each for the Wolverines. Collins added nine assists while Emonye Jones added nine points in addition to her 13 rebounds.
Biggs continues play at the Tiger Classic at 4 p.m. Saturday against Modoc.