Sports Roundup: Basketball, soccer, JV wrestling results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Central Valley 44, Corning 42
Central Valley - responsible for half of Corning's four losses last season - is now responsible for half of this year's two losses after stunning the Cardinals on Friday in Shasta Lake.
The Cardinals led 36-25 heading into the fourth quarter, but were outscored 19-6 in the final period.
Michael Shoemaker led Corning with 19 points and 14 rebounds, Chayce Maday pitched in with nine points and Cody Long, six.
Nick Hoag and Justin Pye grabbed six rebounds apiece.
The Cardinals (22-2, 6-1 Northern Athletic League) hosted Anderson on Tuesday, and close out the regular season Friday hosting West Valley.
Liberty 75, Mercy 43
Malachi Jones was a man on a mission on Friday, as he hit 29 points for Mercy, which included 10 of 13 from the free-throw line.
Adil Syed led the Warriors in rebounds with seven.
Mercy (4-17, 0-8 Five Star League) played in Los Molinos on Tuesday, and plays Friday at Redding Christian.
Redding Chr. 74, Los Molinos 31
Redding Christian bust out to a 20-8 lead after one quarter and led 44-18 at the half in Redding on Friday.
Los Molinos (8-15, 3-7 Five Star League) hosted Mercy on Tuesday and closes the season on Friday with Liberty in town.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Redding Chr. 55, Los Molinos 32
Dyan Tomfohr's 14 points led an eight-player scoring contingent for Redding Christian on Friday in Redding.
Los Molinos (4-18, 1-9 Five Star League) hosted Mercy on Tuesday.
Corning 13, Central Valley 1
The Corning boys took target practice against Central Valley on the road Thursday in their season finale.
Jayve Uriosegui scored three goals for the Cardinals, with Arturo Carrera and Eric Figueroa each scoring twice. Osvaldo Ochoa, Geovanni Garcia, Mario Campos, Cristian Loera, Juan Serrano and Diego Figueroa notched single goals for the Cardinals, who finished 15-3-2 overall and won the northern Athletic Leaguer championship with a mark of 9-0-1.
Corning is seeded fifth in the Division I playoffs, and plays at No. 4 Pleasant Valley (11-3-1, 10-2 Eastern Athletic League) on Thursday.
Esparto 2, Los Molinos 1
The Bulldogs (7-4-1, 6-4-1 Sacramento Valley League-Two) gave undefeated Esparto (13-0-2, 11-0-1 SVL-Two) everything they had but came up a goal short in Los Molinos on Thursday.
Andres Luna and Tony Aguilera accounted for the Spartans' goals.
Corning 8, Central Valley 0
Four goals by Laura Madera, a pair from Caitlin McCoy and single goals by Ana Carrillo and Anissa Munoz helped the Lady Cardinals to Thursday's shutout win.
Munoz also made four saves in goal and Kaitlyn Huntley turned aside three shots.
Corning finished the season 12-7-1 and 7-2-1 in the NAL, but did not make the Division I playoffs.
JV Girls Basketball
Corning 52, Central Valley 24
The Lady Cardinals held the Falcons to single digits in every quarter and locked up the Northern Athletic League championship with Friday's home win.
Baylie Fryar scored 14 points, with Sofia Oliverez and Avree Mulliner pitching in with eight points apiece.
Corning owned the boards, collecting 48 rebounds, led by Grace Mora's 14 and 11 more by Oliverez.
Cardinals dominate at NAL championships
They came, they saw and they conquered on Saturday, as Corning had a perfect day at the NAL championships without losing a single match and winning the meet with 123.5 team points.
Individual winners were Erik Alvarado (106 pounds), Jacob Tubbs (120), Zach Danielson (138), Brock Wazny (145), Aiden Nye (160), Cristian Briceno (170), Quinton Jones (195), Cody Evans 9220) and Nick Simpson (285).