County Sports Recap (10/30/2019)



  The Colusa RedHawks came back from Esparto with a win against the Spartans, 28-14. The RedHawks will fight again when the Live Oak Lions come knocking on Colusa’s door on Nov. 8.

  The Bulldogs guarded their turf in Los Molinos when Maxwell visited, but the Panthers lost 38-6. After a bit of time to lick their wounds, the Panthers will be up and ready to fight in Quincy on Nov. 8 against the Trojans. 

  Pierce had a powerful victory against Winters, 43-7. Highlights from the home game included Justin Matthews, who had three catches for 78 yards and two touchdowns. Aiden Charter had nine carries for 150 yards, and one touchdown. Luke Voohees had a 76-yard touchdown run. Eduardo Paiz had six carries from the quarterback position for 53 yards and a touchdown. Jesus Ruiz led the defense with eight tackles. Alex Tapia had five tackles and two sacks. Eduardo Ambriz got a rushing touchdown as well. On Nov. 1, the Pierce Bears and Live Oak Lions, both undefeated in league, will battle it out in Arbuckle.

  The Princeton Eagles squeezed in a 66-64 win against the Herlong Vikings for an exciting homecoming game. Highlights from the game included Joey Wills, who had 34 carries for 282 yards and five rushing touchdowns. Ivan Espinoza carried 11 for 98 yards, two touchdowns, passing six, catching 84 yards. Jonathan Silva had 20 carries for 29 yards, one touchdown, and 16 tackles. The Eagles will be going away for a Saturday game in Red Bluff against the Sacred Heart Warriors on Nov. 2. 

  Williams had a strong win in Weaverville as the Yellowjackets scored 26-6 against the Wolves. On Nov. 1, the Yellowjackets will have a home game when the Spartans come from East Nicolaus. 


  The Lady RedHawks topped off senior night in Colusa with a win against Willows 3-2 on Oct. 11, then was given a forfeited win from Winters on Thursday. The RedHawks begin playoffs in Division 5 with Round 1 scores against Quincy not available at time of press. Round 2 will take place on Thursday. 

  Maxwell celebrated two home victories: 3-0 against Core Butte on Oct. 22, and 3-0 against Biggs for Senior night on Thursday. The Lady Panthers begin playoffs in Division 6 with Round 1 scores against  Big Valley not available at time of press. Round 2 will take place on Thursday against Burney. 

  Senior night was also victorious for Pierce as the Lady Bears won against Winters 3-0, gaining another victory against Live Oak 3-0 in an away game. The Bears will be entering Division 4 playoffs on Oct. 31 against Wheatland. 

  A loss did not hinder the Lady Eagles’ spirits at Princeton’s senior night, when Paradise Adventist Academy won 3-0. 

  There was no home court advantage in Williams with a 3-0 loss against East Nicolaus on senior night, and a 3-1 loss against Durham wrapped up the season for the Ladyjackets. 


  Colusa and Williams had a meet on Oct. 23 at the Colusa Sacramento River State Recreation Area, with Jacob Arce running at 18:12 for Colusa, taking third place for varsity boys. Colusa’s Lupita Perez was the seventh person to cross the finish line for girls at a time of 24:40. Colusa, Pierce, and Williams will run in the Division 5 Championships beginning on Oct 30 with a meet in Corning. 

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