Sports Briefs

Boys-Girls basketball golf tourney a success
By: Staff Report
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The first Colfax High Boys-Girls Basketball Golf Tournament went into the books last Sunday at The Ridge with a good turnout of golfers that helped make the event a success.
According to Ridge assistant pro Jerry Rogers, a total of 82 golfers competed in the four-player scramble format, which was played with a shotgun start for the best ball event.
Three teams tied for the lowest score of the day with 57s. After a “card-off” to determine placing, the team of Randy Havens, Wyatt Covich, Ron Pucci and David Witt were crowned as first-place winners.
Coming in second-place were Gary Rooker, Ray Rooker, Jason Rogers and Ian Glass.
 The third-place finishers included Dylan Murty, Dave Riveres, Doug Smith and Kenny Jones.
Braves tops A’s 14-6
The Braves pieced together a big 11-run second inning and used that as their impetus in an eventual 14-6 downing of the A’s in recent Sierra Foothills Little League major division play.
The big hits in the big Braves uprising were delivered by Noah Souza with a home run, Kenny Gull with a double and David Keller with a two-run single.
Also providing important hits in the win were Rumi Shimada with a double and Ben Ferguson and Joe Painter with singles.
Youth soccer signups
The Colfax Youth Soccer Club has started registrations for the 2016 season. All registrations are being taken online at Players who register in April receive an early-bird discount.
The league is open to boys and girls, ages 5-14. Starting June 1, a late registration fee of $25 will be applied. Last day to register is June 15. For more league information, visit the club’s website.
Jr. Falcons’ signups
The Colfax Jr. Falcons have extended their “March Madness” signup special for the upcoming 2016 season through April.
According to Jr. Falcons official Kristy Brothers, the program for football players and cheerleaders, has extended its $50 off registration fee through Saturday. Signups can be done online at colfaxjr