Roseville boys hold on; Woodcreek girls win twice
Boys varsity basketball
Roseville 50, West Campus 48 – The Tigers (8-9) built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, then had to hold off the Warriors on Friday night in Sacramento. Sophomore Marcus Garcia and junior Latrelle Swayne scored 10 points each, sophomore Daniel Rios nine, senior Nick Blaser eight and sophomore Cole Jacobs seven for the balanced Tigers.
Roseville trailed 26-19 at halftime and tied the score at 31 going into the fourth period.
“It took us awhile to get going,” Tigers coach Greg Granucci said. “Marcus Garcia got his hands on a lot of balls defensively.”
Girls varsity basketball
Woodcreek 70, Monterey Trail 55 – Senior point guard Joleen Chanco scored 19 points, including 9 of 10 from the free-throw line, to lift the Timberwolves (11-6) over the Mustangs on Friday. Sammy Gonzalez made four three-pointers and scored 18 for Woodcreek.
Destiny Standifer and Kayla Gardner foulded out, but Fia Hoskinson was outstanding on defense, passed well and scored nine points.
Woodcreek 49, Placer 38 – Destiny Standifer scored 12 points and Joleen Chanco and Kayla Gardner 10 each to lift the Timberwolves. Chanco was 6 for 6 from the free-throw line. Woodcreek outscored Placer 28-13 in the middle quarters.
Oakmont 48, Marysville 26 – The Vikings capped a 23-10 second half by holding host Marysville without a basket in the fourth quarter until the final buzzer Friday.
Haylee Finnerty, Brittany Martin and Emilee Gavia led the increase in physical play, and Jennifer Gong remained aggressive on defense after getting into foul trouble early.
Shelby Kelch scored 12 points, Sabrina Ali 10 and Olivia Francis nine for Oakmont.
JV boys basketball
Jesuit 59, Granite Bay 57 – The Grizzlies (13-2) missed four shots in the final seconds and lost to the Marauders on Friday. Jacob King led Granite Bay with 19 points and had four rebounds. Anthony Pedersen scored 11 points, and Chase Pedone had nine rebounds. The Grizzlies led 34-27 at halftime but were outscored 32-23 in the second half.
Freshman girls basketball
Roseville 32, Oakmont 24 – Gabby Lyttle scored seven points and led the Tigers (7-5) defensively and on the boards. Roseville opened with a 14-4 first quarter and closed with a 10-3 fourth. Summer Muir, Sierra Alejandrez and Baylee Spencer scored six points each for the Tigers.