WILDCATS BEAT MONTEREY BAY BY 4 STROKES IN BERNARDINO
Sophomore Lee Gearhart carded a final round 68 to lead the Chico State men's golf team a great win at the Coyote Classic in San Bernardino. Gearhart's 68 was good for the tourney indivdual title helping lead the Wildcats to the team title at the Arrowhead Country Club. The win was the second of the season for the Cats and their second win at the Coyote Classic in the last three years.
Photo courtesy Chico State Athletics at ChicoWildcats.com
LEE GEARHART WAS DIALED IN AS HE SHOOTS A 68 LEADING THE WILDCATS TO VICTORY AT COYOTE CLASSIC
The Wildcats are ranked 7th in the nation in Division II men's soccer. The Wildcats will tee it up at the Sacramento State Intercollegiate Cup on March 3rd and 4th at the Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove.
The Chico High girls soccer team knocked off West Valley in the North Section Division I playoffs. Izi Chinchay, Shelby Hiler, and Sophia Leiker all scored goals. The Panther girls will face Paradise after their 2-0 win over #2 seed Pleasant Valley. That match will be at 12 noon at Chico High on Saturday.
In the Division II semis Orland's girls beat Sutter 3-0.
The top-seeded Pleasant Valley boys soccer team was a 5-1 winner over #5 Foothill. In Division II Orland knocked off Gridley 3-1 and in Division III Willows was a 7-3 winner over Los Molinos.
GIRLS BASKETBALL (PLAYOFFS)
Lassen beats Gridley and will take on top seeded Anderson on Thursday.
#5 West Valley beat Colusa and will take on Wheatland on Thursday.
#11Central Valley upset #6 University Prep and will travel to #3 seed Willows on Thursday.
#7 Winters beat #10 Sutter and will 2-seed Corning, who had a bye.
#1 Durham had a bye, they will play #8 seed Tulelake who beat Los Molinos. Durham and Tulelake play on Thursday night.
#12 Fall River stunned the #5 Biggs girls and will take on #4 seed Hamilton who beat Quincy.
#3 Mt. Shasta beat #14 Williams and will play #11 seed Etna who knocked off #6 Portola.
And, the #10 seed Modoc beat #7 Pierce. Modoc will face #2 seed Weed on Thursday.
Division VI (ALL GAMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT)
#8 Princeton hosts #9 American Christian
#5 Maxwell hosts #12 Chester
#6 Redding Christian hosts #11 Burney
#7 Big Valley hosts #10 Hayfork
BOYS BASKETBALL (PLAYOFFS)
Division IV (WEDS GAMES)
#5 West Valley will host #12 Yreka
#6 Wheatland will host #11 Central Valley
#7 Anderson will host #10 Willows
#1 Corning, #2 Gridley, #3 Orland and #4 Sutter all have BYES
Division V (WEDS GAMES)
#5 Quincy will host #12 Fall River
#4 Durham will host #13 Biggs
#3 Weed will host #14 Williams
#6 Modoc will host #11 Portola
#7 Hamilton will host #10 Trinity
#2 Mt. Shasta beat #15 East Nicolaus on Tuesday night and will play winner of Hamilton/Trinity
#8 Tulelake beat #9 Los Molinos on Tuesday and will play #1 Liberty Christian on Friday night.
Division VI (THURSDAY MATCH-UPS)
#1 Chester hosts #8 Mercy
#4 Big Valley hosts #5 Redding Christian
#3 Maxwell hosts #6 Greenville
#2 Paradise Adventist hosts #7 Loyalton
GIANTS NAME OPENING DAY STARTER
Bruce Bochy has named Madison Bumbarner as the San Francisco Giants opening day start in Arizona on March 31st. In naming MadBum the starter Bochy was choosing the Giants lone starter who finished above .500 last year. Bumgarner was 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA. He was also named to his first All-Star team. The Giants open the regular season in Arizona.