Husse earns all-state snowboard honors
Colfax High’s Nathan Husse checked in with a Top Five ten finish to lead the way for Falcon snowboarders at the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski & Snowboard Federation championships held Monday and Tuesday at Northstar-at-Tahoe.
In Monday’s giant slalom boys’ competition, Husse earned all-state honors by finishing fourth in a two-run combined time of 1:50.19. Other top area finishers in Monday’s boys’ race included Colfax’s Ryan Suddjian, who was 15th in 1:56.30
For Colfax girls’ on Monday, Hannah Cerri (2:03.10) was the top finisher in 40th place.
In boys’ slalom competition on Tuesday, Husse led area finishers by placing 21st in 1:34.32. Colfax’s Suddjian was 43rd in 1:34.32.
CNISSF’s men’s and women’s ski championships are set for Wednesday and Thursday, also at Northstar.
Colfax JVs win Sutter Tournament
Colfax High’s JV baseball team swept through four straight foes to win last weekend’s Sutter JV tournament.
The Falcons opened the tournament with a 9-3 win over Las Plumas and then trounced the Sutter Frosh, 15-3. The Falcons topped Alpha Charter of Rio Linda, 8-6, in the semi-finals before blanking Dixon, 8-0, in the finals.
In the Las Plumas win, Jon Louis Pantlick went 3x3 with two runs driven in while Colton Reeves, Peter O’Brien, Mike La Vigne and Daniel Bliss collected the other big raps.
Leading the way in the Sutter victory was Alex Weir, who clouted a pair of doubles and drove in a run to lead the Falcons’ big offensive attack. Reeves, La Vigne, and Pantlick also collected two hits each while Mike O’Neil, O’Brien and Wyatt Paul all added one rip each.
In the championship game win over Dixon, Colfax’s Evan Patrick pitched five scoreless frames for the mound win.
Warriors take consolation
Honors at Crescent City
Weimar Hills’ boys’ eighth-grade basketball team went 2-1 to capture the consolation championship at last weekend’s 49th annual Crescent City Tournament of Champions.
Playing in the A-1 Division of the tournament, the Warriors opened by dropping a tough 42-36 decision to Toddy Thomas of Fortuna. Weimar Hills then bounced back in its second game to defeat McKinleyville, 41-35, with Benton Stocks tossing in 20 points and Justin Schubert adding 10.
In the consolation finals against Mt. Vista of Kelseyville, Stocks scored 20 again for the Warriors in a 40-32 victory. Both Stocks and Sam Baldoni were selected to the all-tournament team. Weimar Hills finished the year with a record of 16-9 on the season.