13 Nov Chico State women’s soccer CCAA tournament bid ends in 2OT loss
The Chico State women’s soccer team ended its California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament run Friday with a 1-0 loss to Cal State East Bay in double overtime.
The loss snaps a nine-match unbeaten streak for the Wildcats.
Cal State East Bay, who entered as the No. 3 seed outshot No. 2 Chico State 18-10 and 11-4 in shots on goal. Wildcats’ goalkeeper Emma Hofmann, who was named the CCAA’s Freshman of the Year and Second Team All-CCAA on Friday, stopped 10 shots. Hofmann saved five shots in the second half and two in the first overtime period.
In the second minute of double overtime, the Chico State midfielder got beat to the ball and a Wildcat defender was unable to clear the ball out of the goal box. East Bay’s Tami Kwong got the ball from Kelsey Pena and shot the ball with her right foot to Hofmann’s left and beat the diving goalkeeper to end the sudden death period.
Sophomore midfielder Camille Lidster led Chico State in shots with five, as well as shots on goal with two. Junior forward Susanna Garcia, who was named the CCAA Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-CCAA, was held without a shot in the loss.
The Wildcats now await the NCAA Championship Tournament selection show at 3 p.m. Monday to find out if their season will continue. Chico State may enter the tournament as a wildcard team in the NCAA Championship Super Regional tournament that begins Thursday.
College women’s basketball
Chico State 66, Dominican 57: Chico State won at home Friday in its first game of the CCAA/PacWest Challenge at Acker Gymnasium at Chico State. The Wildcats got off to a fast start, leading 24-7 after the first quarter and 37-26 at halftime.
Freshman Charity Gallegos led Chico State in points with 18 and added six rebounds, six assists and one steal. Bailey Jones had 10 points and five rebounds, Jordan Morris had eight points and six rebounds and Haley Ison led Chico State in rebounds with seven and added seven points.
Chico State (1-0) wraps up the CCAA/PacWest Challenge at 3 p.m. Saturday against Dominican, before playing at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Names.
Butte 69, American River College 50: After one win and one loss in the Santa Barbara Crossover to open the regular season, Butte defeated American River in the Roadrunners’ home opener Friday night.
Willows High School alumna Megan Weinrich led Butte with 22 points and Lina Fogle added 12 points.
Butte (2-1) plays next at 6 p.m. Monday at Sierra College.
College men’s soccer
Butte 3, Lassen 0: Butte defeated Lassen in its season finale Friday in Lassen. Quintin Benn-John scored two goals for Butte and Austin Alexander scored once. Juan Tejada, William Ours and Thierry Honou had one assist each. In net for Butte Sabri Couasnon blocked a penalty kick in net en route to his second shutout of the season.
Butte (14-3-1, 8-1-1 Golden Valley Conference) became co-GVC champions with the win. Butte has now won the GVC three consecutive seasons dating back to 2018. The Roadrunners will now wait to see who their opponent in the CCCAA playoffs will be in a meeting over the weekend.
Cal Poly Pomona 3, Chico State 0: Chico State lost 25-16, 25-17, 25-16 on the road Friday.
Makaela Keeve and Lizzie Wilson led Chico State in kills with eight apiece, Brooke Ono had the only ace for the Wildcats, Keeve led in blocks with three and Ono led in assists with 22. Keeve and Kennedy Greenwood tied for the lead in digs with seven each.
Chico State (9-16, 5-12 CCAA) wraps up its regular-season schedule at 7 p.m. Saturday at Cal State San Bernardino.
Northern Section High School football playoffs
Enterprise 60, Las Plumas 0: The Las Plumas offense was never able to get started in the opening round of the Northern Section Division II playoffs Friday night in Redding.
Enterprise quarterback Demarreya Lewis-Cooper completed 8-of-10 of his passes and threw for three touchdowns. LP intercepted a pass from Lewis-Cooper as well as sophomore quarterback Joseph Jones.
Lewis-Cooper, Jones, and Davion Welch had one rushing touchdown each. Enterprise also scored two touchdowns on fumble recoveries and one on a punt return for a touchdown.
No individual stats were recorded for Las Plumas.
The No. 3 Enterprise (9-2) now plays No. 2 Chico (7-3) at 7 p.m. Friday at Chico High. The two teams played each other once in the regular season in Redding on Oct. 29 and Chico High lost 25-19.
Durham 28, Anderson 0: Durham defeated Anderson on Friday night in Durham in the opening round of the Northern Section Division IV playoffs. The Trojans led the Cubs 21-0 at halftime and held on for the victory.
No individual stats were recorded for either team.
The No. 4 ranked Durham (6-4) will now play No. 1 ranked University Prep (11-0) at 7 p.m. Friday in Redding.
Wheatland 28, Gridley 7: The No. 5 seed Wheatland defeated No. 4 Gridley on Friday night in Gridley.
Michael Ryan scored the lone touchdown for the Bulldogs in the second quarter on a kickoff return for a touchdown. Wheatland led 21-7 at halftime and held on for the win.
Wheatland (4-7) plays next against the No. 1 seed Sutter (9-1) at 7 p.m. Friday.
Orland 36, West Valley 26: The No. 3 seed Orland defeated No. 6 West Valley on Friday night in Orland.
Orland led by just a field goal at 22-19 with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter and West Valley took a 26-22 lead with seven minutes left to play. With five minutes left Orland re-took the lead at 29-26 and scored once more two minutes later to take a 10 point lead at 36-26 and secure the win.
Orland (9-2) plays next against the No. 2 seed Paradise (8-1) at 7 p.m. Friday.
Biggs 28, Maxwell 12: The No. 4 seed Biggs defeated No. 5 Maxwell on Friday night in Biggs.
Biggs scored first with 10 minutes to play in the second quarter on a 7-yard rushing touchdown by Zach Smith. Maxwell evened the game at 6-6 three minutes later on a 4-yard rushing score by Ignacio Velazquez, before the Wolverines took a 14-6 lead just before halftime on a rushing touchdown by Ovian Cammon. Cammon scored his second rushing touchdown of the game in the third quarter on a 45 yard rush, and Smith scored his second rushing touchdown with 8 minutes left in the fourth quarter from 9 yards away.
Biggs (5-3) plays No. 1 Fall River (9-0) next at 7 p.m. Friday in McArthur.
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