Prep roundup: Colfax football crushes Foothill in league bout
The Colfax football team got to play a day earlier than usual and that was just fine with them.
The Falcons jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead over Foothill Thursday night and cruised to a 45-12 final to earn their second league victory and become playoff eligible.
Colfax senior running back Tim Rawlins ran for three first half touchdowns and Jakob Norad added a 30-yard defensive touchdown off a Foothill fumble to build the big lead. Colfax would add another two touchdowns in the third and tack on a field goal in the fourth to complete the blow out.
The win for Colfax improves them to 6-3 overall and 2-2 in league play. Next up for the Falcons is the regular season finale against Placer.
Placer 3, Bear River 0
It was senior day for Bear River Tuesday as they hosted Pioneer Valley League rival Placer.
Despite the shutout loss to the Hillmen, the Bear River boys soccer team have a lot to be happy about.
By way of Lincoln beating Foothill Monday, the Bruins clinched the No. 3 spot in the PVL with a 5-4-1 record, and for the first time in school history will be making an appearance in the postseason. The Sac-Joaquin Section D-IV brackets will be out today and the playoffs get started Tuesday.
Nevada Union 3, Folsom 1
The Miners closed the season on a strong note Monday, beating Folsom by two goals.
Senior Aaron Fry stole the show with two goals on his last appearance for the team. Kross Corbett netted the other goal.
NU will graduate nine seniors, including captains Fry and John Schlothauer, goalkeepers Caspar Hendrickson and Jhair Garcia, defenders Sean Valentine and A.J. Standly, midfielders Aaron Van Doren, Ben Beltran and Finn Paden.
With the win, the Miners finish the season 4-11-1 overall and 2-10 in Sierra Foothill League play.
Forest Lake Christian 3, Sac Waldorf 0
The Lady Falcons breezed past Sac Waldorf Thursday, beating their Central Valley California League foe, 25-16, 25-17, 25-16.
Maddie Switzer led FLC with eight kills, Courtney Johns added six kills, Lizzy Jordan led the team in digs with 12 and Emily O’Neill tallied 20 assists in the win.
FLC (14-10, 7-2 CVCL) will face Delta Tuesday in its regular season finale.
Coaches may submit game reports by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 530-477-4232. Deadline for submission is 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.
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