Sports Roundup: Princeton, Elk Creek basketball results
Varsity Boys Basketball
Elks play three in Greenville
Elk Creek High's boys basketball teams got three games of experience over the weekend in the Greenville Tournament, but they ended in losses to Greenville (57-42), Herlong (54-38) and Providence (48-26).
Nate Bill tallied 14 points versus Greenville on Thursday and Keith Morinda followed with 13.
Walker Meyers led the Indians with 18 points, and Andrew Fairbanks tacked on 13.
On Friday, Bill accounted for 16 points and Morinda, 11 against Herlong.
Morinda was high man on Saturday with 11 points versus Providence, and Derrick King pitched in with seven.
Elk Creek (0-4) is off until Dec. 18, when they travel to play American Christian Academy in Palo Cedro.
Varsity Girls Basketball
Elk Creek girls in tournament action
The Lady Elks dropped three games in the weekend's Greenville Tournament, losing to Greenville (32-25), Herlong (37-25) and Loyalton (50-22).
Kayleen Swearinger scored nine points versus Greenville on Thursday, with Sarah McCabe netting six and Emily Groth, five.
McCabe's eight points paced the Lady Elks in their Friday loss to Herlong. Shelby Long pitched in with six points and McCabe also led the rebounding effort with 16 boards. Kashaya Bill collected 14 rebounds.
On Saturday, Taylor Munk led the way with 10 points against Loyalton.
Elk Creek (0-2) hosts Downieville on Dec. 11.
Princeton 50, Downieville 14
The Eagles (1-3) picked up their first victory of the season with a 50-14 victory against Downieville on Saturday.
Maxwell 50, Princeton 30
Ashley Azevedo scored a game-high 15 points and had a big game on defense with nine rebounds and three steals as the Panthers upended the host Eagles 50-30 Saturday morning.
Jessie Otterson scored 12 points, Kaily McKinley scored nine, and Jenna Powell added six points and 11 rebounds.
Amanda Hansen and Maryssa Martin led the Princeton scoring attack with 14 points each. Martin added 13 rebounds and a block, while Hansen had six rebounds and five steals.
Big Valley 47, Princeton 42
Princeton's entire offense went through three players but Big Valley used a big first quarter to beat the Eagles 47-42 on Friday.
Hansen scored 15 points, Gaby Rodriguez scored 14 points and Martin scored 13 points, accounting for the Eagles' entire point total.
Hansen led Princeton with 12 rebounds, three blocks and five steals; Martin added 11 rebounds and two steals; Rodriguez had nine rebounds; and Arianna Ilharreguy added nine rebounds, a steal and three assists.