Sports Recap (03/18/2020)

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  On Thursday, Sycamore Middle School came to Williams for a soccer match and the girls came out on top, 1-0. “I am very proud of my team for playing hard and having great team work,” said coach Francisca Duenas. “This was a well played game by both teams. It was a great defensive game.”

  Basketball was officially finished on March 10 when the boys from Pierce took the championships as far as they could push it, losing the Regional Finals game against San Domenico, 58-37. 

  Baseball is in full swing and Colusa is leading the pack with a home game against the Cloverdale Eagles on March 10, winning 4-3. For the Mike West Tournament on Thursday, the RedHawks took a sweeping victory over the Pierce Bears 13-0, before going on to best the Kelseyville Knights 7-2. The RedHawks are scheduled to play tonight against the Bulldogs in Gridley. 

  In Maxwell, on Thursday, the visiting Wolverines from Biggs conquered the Panthers, 7-1, but the Lions from Redding Christian lost by a 17-0 landslide to the Panthers. On Saturday, Maxwell fell to Fall River Bulldogs, 6-3. The Panthers are scheduled to play a home game against American Christian Academy from Anderson on Friday.

  The Bears had 13 as an unlucky number on Thursday, in Colusa, when they lost to the RedHawks,13-0, and to the East Nicolaus Spartans, 13-8. A home game against the Saints from St. Helena is scheduled for March 23. 

  On March 10, the boys from Princeton prevailed against the Redding Christian Lions, 19-16, at a home game. The Eagles did not secure the 19-8 victory in Loyalton against the grizzlies on Friday. The Tigers from Dunsmuir are scheduled for a Princeton game on Thursday. 

  The Yellowjackets did not see much success away from home on March 11, losing to Mercy Warriors, 12-8, and then to the Greenville Indians with a tough 20-5 loss. The boys may see some luck in Olivehurst on Friday when they are scheduled to play against the Blazers. 

  The RedHawks lost a softball game against the Cardinals in Corning, falling 5-1 on March 10. Then Colusa’s Randy Watt Invitational had a rough start for the girls when they went up against the Wheatland Pirates on Friday, losing 9-5, but then were the 11-1 victors when they went up against the Warriors from Winters. The RedHawks are scheduled to sink their talons into the Bulldogs in Gridley today. 

  A series of home games for Maxwell on Thursday ended with the Lady Panthers on top. The Yellowjackets were conquered 13-7 and the Greenville Indians were vanquished, 16-6. The Panthers were unable to recreate their successes on Friday with a 12-5 defeat. There were then bested 12-2 by the Wolverines from Biggs. The girls are scheduled for a tournament on Thursday in Biggs. 

  The Bears were successful on March 10 against the LadyJackets at an away game, 21-10. At the Randy Watt Invitational on Friday; Ripon Indians had the upper hand at 11-1, the Honkers from Willows stole the 12-2 win, but the Oroville Tigers were not able to get the upper hand when the Bears won 9-7. The Cardinals from Corning are scheduled to come to Pierce on Tuesday. 

  The LadyJackets struggled throughout the week. On March 10 Pierce visited Williams and took a 21-10 win back with them. The Maxwell Tournament resulted in two losses on Thursday; defeated 13-7 by the Maxwell Panthers, then vanquished by the Fall River Bulldogs 22-1. On Friday, the Williams tournament had a favorable turn with a win against Mercy Warriors 18-3, but success did not last against the Fall River Bulldogs, 4-3. The final loss came on Saturday at the hands of the Wolverines from Biggs, 19-5. The next scheduled game for the LadyJackets is a home game against Maxwell on March 23. 

  The RedHawks did not see favorable results on the home tennis court on March 10 when the Trojans from Orland came out on top 9-0. On Thursday in Live Oak, the boys won a singles match and a doubles, but in the end the Lions reigned 7-2. The next scheduled match is for tonight in Anderson against the Cubs. 

  Many track and field meets were canceled. Maxwell Panthers did not see top billing at any of the events on March 11 for the Mid Week Meet. Their Anderson Cubs Open meet was canceled for Friday. At the time of press, the Panthers, RedHawks, Bearrs, and Yellowjackets are all scheduled to compete in Wheatland at the Roy Crabtree Pirate Classic, on Friday morning, although the Eagle Classic Relays on Friday afternoon has been canceled. 

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