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Girls basketball

Union Mine 37, Del Campo 34 — In Saturday’s nonleague game at the Snake Pit, the Diamondbacks (3-5) and Cougars were tied at 34-all with 27 seconds when Savannah Scott drained a 3-pointer for the win. Scott finished with 11 points. Stephanie Preacher followed with eight points, Trisha Tolbert seven, Kinsey Del Rio and Katie Parker three each, Hannah Bird and Yvonne Taylor two each and Jordyn Trulli one.
“Great defense by the whole team that held their offense to poor shot choices,” Union Mine coach Chris Del Rio said. “This was a total team win with contributions from every Union Mine player.”
Ponderosa 39, Rio Americano 31 — Battling for the consolation title Saturday in the River City Tournament in West Sacramento, the Lady Bruins (5-3) outscored the Raiders 14-4 in the second quarter for the difference.
Ponderosa 63, Laguna Creek 35 — Ponderosa jumped out to a 26-6 lead after one quarter Friday and never looked back. Danielle Craft had 28 points for the Bruins, Tiffany Nesterenko, 16, and Madison Clayton, six. Craft had nine of the Bruins’ 36 rebounds, and Clayton eight. Craft had eight of the Bruins’ 19 assists, and Clayton six. Nesterenko had seven of Ponderosa’s 20 steals.
Ponderosa 40, River City 60 — In Thursday’s tourney opener, Clayton scored 14 points and Nesterenko had 13. Craft had eight points. Clayton had nine of the Bruins’ 39 rebounds, Craft and Nesterenko had seven each. Nesterenko had four assists and Craft had two blocked shots.

Boys basketball

El Dorado 55, Elk Grove 51 — Playing for third place Saturday in the Folsom Vista Classic, the Cougars (4-5) rallied from a 20-6 deficit with a 19-8 run in the third quarter. Aaron Line scored 22 points, Tommy Williams 14 and Matt Smith, 10. Michael Weston had six points.
El Dorado 64, Folsom 78 — In the semifinal game Friday, Line had 25 points, Weston 13, Ian Spencer 11 and Williams, eight.
El Dorado 64, Hug, Nev. 53 — In Thursday’s opener, the Cougars led 32-30 at halftime, and outscored the Hawks in the third and fourth quarters for the win. Williams poured in 19 points, Spencer, 15 and Line 12.
Golden Sierra 46, Winters 60 — At the Live Oak Tournament Saturday, Golden Sierra (5-3) lost despite outscoring Winters in the fourth quarter, 16-7. Nick White had a double-double for the Grizzlies with 19 points/19 rebounds, Kyle Shiba followed with eight points, Sam Holter had six and Micah Wever and Peter Biersteker five each.
Golden Sierra 57, Hamilton 39 — Three Golden Sierra players scored in double figures in Friday’s consolation win: Biersteker had 15, Wever 14 and Holter 10. Wever also had a double-double with 11 boards, along with White.
Golden Sierra 36, Corning 72 — Corning outscored Golden Sierra (4-2) 28-8 in the second quarter for a 43-15 halftime lead. Biersteker had 10 points and White had eight of the Grizzlies’ 34 rebounds.
Union Mine 41, Encina 68 — The Diamondbacks competed in the three-day Bret Harte Tournament.
  — Chico rallied in the fourth quarter for the win Friday.

 

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