The Vintage High JV boys basketball team won its first game of the season Tuesday, downing Pioneer 75-50 in a nonleague tilt in Woodland.
Leading the Crushers (1-1) on offense were the duo Josh Kho and Logan Nothmann, who both scored 13 points. Kho did most of his damage from 3-point range, sinking three shots from distance. Nothmann took over the game after halftime, scoring all 13 of his points in the final two quarters.
Vintage outscored the Patriots 39-21 in the second half.
Everett Mitchell and Ethan Hemmerlin both added eight points apiece.
“The boys came out and played a complete ballgame tonight, which was nice to see,” said Crushers coach Ben Goodman. “They shared the ball very well.”
Varsity Boys Basketball
Sonoma Valley 53, Napa 43
Poor free-throw shooting and costly turnovers nagged a shorthanded Indians (2-3) side in Tuesday’s nonleague matchup in Napa.
Both teams were neck and neck in the first half, with a 27-27 score at the break. But a 3-point barrage by the Dragons led to a 15-5 run for the visitors in the fourth quarter.
For Napa, Zach Swim (13 points, eight rebounds, two steals), Joe Carnazola (12 points, 10 rebounds, three steals), and Sammy Morales (nine points, six rebounds) led the way.
American Canyon 69, Ygnacio Valley 36
The Wolves improved to 2-1 with Tuesday night’s home rout, as Malik Ghiden’s 16 points led a nine-player scoring attack. Roman Madayag added 15, Davin Lusung nine, Matthew Clinton six, Kyle Tabas and Oliver Aandahl five apiece, LaVar Seay and John Wade four each, Cameron Williams three, and Billy Biondini two.
Varsity Girls Basketball
St. Patrick-St. Vincent 76, American Canyon 25
The Wolves fell to 0-5 during their tough preseason with Tuesday night’s road loss.
Robyn-Elizabeth Yan had 11 points, six rebounds and three steals to lead American Canyon. Adriauna Samodio supplied eight points and five rebounds, Trinity Tapia two points, two steals, three rebounds and two assists, Jade Miller two points and two boards, and Erika Culannay two points and an assist.
Winters 40, St. Helena 23
The Saints (0-3) were led by Andrea Hernandez (six points, four steals, three rebounds) and Blayney Adamson (five points, six rebounds) in Tuesday’s non-league loss in St. Helena.
They will look to secure their first win of the year as hosts of this week’s Red & Blanc Winter Classic, opening the three-day tournament with San Rafael at 8:30 p.m. Thursday night.