On Thursday night, Bay Valley action was in full action as eight of the nine teams played. Yuba remains at the top of the conference as the 49ers picked up a solid road victory over Contra Costa. Merritt and Marin both stayed within a game of Yuba as both teams picked up road victories on Thursday night. In Golden Valley action 8th ranked Lassen cruised to a 92-52 over College of the Redwoods.
BAY VALLEY CONFERENCE
San Pablo, CA – Yuba 83 Contra Costa 70
Barry Ogalue had 24 points, and Manny Malou added 10 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 blocks as Yuba (8-6, 5-0) won their fifth straight game with a 83-70 win over Contra Costa (7-9, 4-2). Justin Johnson led Contra Costa with 15 points in the loss.
Alameda, CA – (5) Merritt 100 Alameda 99
Travon King had 17 points and 11 rebounds and six other Thunderbirds scored in double figures as 5th ranked Merritt (14-3, 4-1) stayed within a game of Yuba after beating Alameda 100-99 on the road Thursday night.
Fairfield, CA – (6) Marin 86 Solano 52
Luke Chavez scored 14 points and Pierre Carter added 13 points as 6th ranked College of Marin (13-3, 4-1) cruised to a 86-52 victory over Solano (3-12, 1-5). Lejon Sewell had 14 points for Solano in the loss.
Napa, CA – Mendocino 68 Napa 56
Chris Ketter had 21 points and 18 rebounds, and Michael Escobedo added 12 points as Mendocino (7-8, 3-2) upended Napa 68-56 on the road. Jalen Dupree led Napa (6-10, 1-4) with 14 points in the loss.
GOLDEN VALLEY CONFERENCE
Susanville, CA – (8) Lassen 92 Redwoods 52
Murshid Randle scored 20 points and Eric Duncan added 14 points and 6 assist as 8th ranked Lassen (17-5, 3-0) kept pace with Butte on top of the Golden Valley standings with a 92-52 victory over Redwoods Wednesday night. Justin Claus had 20 points and Johny Shelton added 19 points in the loss for Redwoods (6-11, 0-2).