Sequoias holds off Shasta to advance to sweet sixteen

Visalia, CA – (6) Sequoias 75 (11) Shasta 72

Kody Wilson had 15 points and 6 rebounds and Solomon Taylor added 14 points and made four three pointers as 6th seeded Sequoias (21-8) overcame a slow start to pick up a 75-72 over 11th seeded Shasta (18-10) to advance to the sweet sixteen. Blake Trent made six three pointers and had 24 points and Kellen Gerig added 16 points and 7 rebounds in the loss for the Knights.

Los Altos, CA – (5) Foothill 70 (12) Butte 68

Alex Gil-Fernandez had 19 points and Matt McAndrews added 15 points as 5th seeded Foothill (21-8) slipped past  12th seeded Butte 70-68 to advance to the sweet sixteen. Terry Clarendon had 19 points and Darae Elliott added 17 points in the loss for Butte (21-6).

Gilroy, CA – (7) Gavilan 67 (10) Modesto 63

Ibn Zaid had 18 points and Brian King Jr added 12 points and 6 rebounds as 7th seeded Gavilan (24-4) overcame a five point halftime deficit and picked up a 67-63 win over 10th seeded Modesto to move into the sweet sixteen.

Sonora, CA – (9) Cabrillo 60 (8) Columbia 50

Linton Acliese had 19 points and Tynan Velasquez added 16 points as 9th seeded Cabrillo (17-10) went on the road and picked up a 60-50 victory over 8th seeded Columbia (17-8).