The Pleasant Valley Vikings (0-2) couldn’t overcome Vanden’s offensive prowess, falling to the Vanden Vikings 73-35 on Saturday night on the last day of Pleasant Valley’s home tournament.
Maddux Wilson scored 13 points for PV and Mariah Letcher hit two three-pointers in the first half, but it wasn’t enough against the high scoring Vanden team which had four players; Alyssa Jackson, Kiara Roberts, Gabby Wright and Calloni Holloway; all score in the double digits.
Rodriguez 44, Chico 42: The Chico High Panthers (0-3) lost a close game in the last day of Pleasant Valley’s tournament, falling to Rodriguez High on Saturday. No statistics were provided for the game.
Men’s college basketball
Chico State 72, Stanislaus State 44: The Chico State Wildcats limited Stanislaus State to four first-half field goals Saturday night, continuing their trend of strong defensive efforts during their 5-0 start with a 72-44 win. And this time the Wildcat offense came along for the party.
The Wildcats buried 55% of their first-half shots and led 41-13 at the break. Their largest lead of the night came when Isaiah Brooks buried a 3-pointer, assisted by Colby Orr, to make it 65-29 with just over eight minutes to play. That was the team’s season-best 12th triple of the night.
Columbia College 85, Butte College 70: Rolontae Knowles had 14 rebounds and Aashay Verma had 5 blocks, but it wasn’t enough for the visiting Roadrunners (4-3) to overcome Columbia, led by Marcus McCutchen’s 18 points.
Women’s college basketball
Stanislaus State 68, Chico State 64: In Saturday’s California Collegiate Athletic Association conference opener against Stanislaus State, the Chico State Wildcats (3-3) were denied at the end of regulation, as the Warriors held off a late Chico State charge to edge the Wildcats 68-64 at Fitzpatrick Arena in Turlock. Bailey Jones was the high scorer Saturday for the ’Cats, dropping in a career-high 15 points. Haley Ison contributed 10 points and six rebounds, with Charity Gallegos racking up nine points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Antelope 61, Chico 54: Rashad Samuels scored 18 points and Odin Nielsen scored 16, but host Chico High (0-1) still fell to visiting Antelope (2-0). Trey Weatherspoon scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead Antelope to a comeback victory. Chico High led almost the entire game but turned the ball over, struggled to rebound, and could not guard Weatherspoon late in the fourth quarter. The Panthers host West Park at home on Tuesday.
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