Golden Sierra 1, Amador 3 — In Thursday’s first round Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs in Sutter Creek, the Lady Grizzlies (9-9-6) scored five minutes into the game; Breeze Baiz scored the assist from Melissa Comstock. But Amador scored 10 minutes later for a 1-all contest. The Buffalos raced to another goal with a minute left in the half to take a 2-1 halftime lead. In the second half, Amador scored its final goal to advance into the second round. Jenna Pendzinski and Jenna Matyac combined for seven saves in the game.
“We had a lot of close chances, but could not buy a goal,” Golden Sierra head coach Trenton Moi said.
Oak Ridge 4, Jesuit 2 — The Trojans (12-3, 17-9) waited until Thursday to complete Wednesday’s Delta River League finale to eliminate the Marauders, and earned a second place finish in the Delta River League. Initially, Oak Ridge posted a 6-4 win Wednesday, but Jesuit protested an obstruction call in the fifth inning that was upheld. Continuing Thursday, Oak Ridge led 3-2 in the top of the fifth inning. Andrew Lackowski led off the frame with an RBI single. Oak Ridge had six hits in the game; Tanner Ales went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs. Logan Denholm, Kyle Barisone, Lackowski and Mickey Meinhofer had a hit each for the Trojans. Nolan Boggini pitched the last three innings for the Trojans, who open the first round of the playoffs at home against Napa, the Monticello Empire League’s No. 3 seed.