01 Dec 18
The Corning High boys basketball team beat Central Valley 63-57 in overtime at the Herb Jergentz Tournament.
The Cardinals and Central Valley were tied at 54-54 at the end of four quarters, before Corning outscored the Falcons 9-3 in the overtime period.
Mikey Rodriguez led with 32 points and buried a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. During overtime, Rodriguez hit a 3-ball as the shot clock expired to seal the win for Corning.
Bryce Armstrong chipped in 14 points for the Cardinals (2-1).
Corning faces Rancho Cotate at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Durham tournament.
Also in the Herb Jergentz Tournament, Gridley beat host Durham 72-37.
Grant Tull led Gridley in scoring with 22 points to help Gridley beat Durham at the Herb Jergentz Tournament in Durham. Javier Rodriguez scored 11 points for the Bulldogs while Cameron Erickson added nine.
Durham (1-2) continues play at the Herb Jergentz Tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday against Central Valley.
Chico 66, Novato 52: Chico lost 66-52 to host Novato in the Novato Tournament. The Panthers fell behind 36-20 at halftime and were never able to recover. Quentin Thomas led Chico with 14 points, six rebounds and four steals, Michael Syn scored 12 points and Gabriele Ravenna scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds for Chico (2-2).
The Panthers play at 5:30 p.m. Saturday against Sonoma Valley in the third place game of the Novato Tournament.
Pleasant Valley 77, Tulare 46: The Vikings beat Tulare 77-46 in the Clovis North Tournament in Clovis, Fresno County. Trey Keating led PV in scoring with 16 points and added 10 rebounds, Aaron Gomez scored 13 and Tyler Otterlei and Daniel Montoya scored 10 apiece.
PV (1-1) plays at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against Newark Memorial.
Orland 55, Live Oak 40: Christian Medina led Orland in scoring with 12 points, adding seven rebounds and six steals. Jonny Moreno scored six points for Orland in addition to nine rebounds, four steals and four assists while Danny Diaz chipped in 10 points.
Orland (1-3, 1-0 Butte View League) plays at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Willows.
CORE Butte 66, Princeton 52: CORE Butte used a strong second half to beat Princeton in the Los Molinos Tournament. Matthew Gawthrop finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and five steals and was named to the All-Tournament team. Will Doornbos scored 17 points and added five rebounds. Marcos Meza finished with 12 points and four steals in the win.
Prep Girls Basketball
Gridley 56, Chico 44: Gridley’s senior and team captain Maddyson Tull led the Bulldogs with 28 points and 11 rebounds en route to the win over Chico in the semifinals of the Lady Bulldogs Holiday Classic (held at Sutter High School). Kennedy Tull, a sophomore, added 21 points for Gridley including three 3-pointers.
For Chico (3-1), Savannah Wahl led in scoring with 10 points while Nahkia Clements and Adair Hotmer added seven points each.
Willows (3-0) plays at 8:30 p.m. Saturday against Willows for the Gridley Tour
Nevada Union 45, Pleasant Valley 42: Sophomore Mariah Harris led PV in scoring with 10 points in the loss at the Davis Tournament. The Vikings got within one point of Nevada Union, however a missed shot and a turnover forced PV to foul late in the game. Kelsey Zelenski scored nine while Shaley Vieg and Chloe Mayer scored seven points each.
PV (2-3) plays at 9 a.m. Saturday against Shasta at the Davis Tournament.
Durham 45, Lindhurst 14: Durham beat Lindhurst 45-14 at the Colusa Tournament. Karena Bryant and Allison Smith scored 10 points each for Durham while Smith added eight rebounds.
Melody Elwood chipped in five points and seven rebounds in the win for Durham (1-1). The Trojans continue play at the Colusa Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Saturday against Woodland Christian.
Biggs 50, Hamilton City 23: Biggs beat Hamilton in the semifinal of the Biggs Tournament thanks to its strong defense. Emonye Jones scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Wolverines. Megan Collins scored 14 points and added seven assists and five steals. Grace Felkins scored eight points and had five steals while Ciera Van Quick had four blocks in addition to her eight points.
Sophia Alvarado led the Braves in scoring with eight points while Morgan Avrit added seven points.
Biggs (3-0) plays Portola at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the final of the Biggs Tournament.
Prep Girls Soccer
Chico at Nevada Union Tournament: Chico beat Yuba City 7-2 before falling to Placer 1-0. Alyssa Bloxham, Riley Freeman and freshman Priscilla Ward each scored once for the Panthers in the win over Yuba City while Karina Diaz and Flo Salcedo scored two goals each. Diaz also added an assist.
Chico captain Devon Spina and Auriel Kepler had two assists each while Isabella Aboizid had one. Nicole Lockard made three saves in net for the Panthers while Addie Heithecker had four saves against Yuba City and two in the loss to Placer.
Chico (1-1) continues play at the Nevada Union Tournament at 1:40 p.m. Saturday against Colfax.
Prep Boys Wrestling
Chico at Ponderosa Duals: Chico beat Casa Robles 42-26 in the third place match of the Pondersosa Duals. Ben Allen and Rieker Pineda went undefeated in the third place match for the Panthers.