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Raiders are on a roll: 10-0 in league

Junior Katie King with the 3 point shot. Katie was the high scorer with for RCHS with 25 points (photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

 

Sophomore Mikaila Robinson in action for JV. Mikaila was the high scorer for her team with 18 points. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 —

UPDATE FEB 16: RCHS athletic director Char Ghio announced today the school will host its first-ever girls basketball playoff game at RCHS on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7:00 p.m.  The opponent and ticket prices have not yet been determined — watch here for further information.

On February 7, 2012, the River City High School girls basketball team faced the Union Mine Diamondbacks.

Both the River City J.V. and varsity squads won their respective games in convincing fashion; while the freshman team played in Woodland. River City’s varsity girls came into the game with a 9-0 record in league play and a 23-1 record overall. By beating Union Mine, they improved to 10-0 in league play and 24-1 overall. Final score was 61-32, River City.

The junior varsity Raiders won 39-20.

High scorers:  JV Raiders –  Sophomore Mikaila Robinson with 18 points. Varsity Raiders –  Junior Katie King with 25 points and Senior Jordan Ligons with 17 points.

[adrotate group=”9″]   The RCHS girls will be home again on Friday, February 17, for their final, regular season home game. They’ll also be celebrating “senior night.”

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Wrestlers wind up with a win

The Raiders' Uriah Clark pins his El Dorado opponent for a win (photo by DE'ONNA JACK)

River City High School’s wrestling team held its last regular-season home match on Jan. 31, hosting the El Dorado Cougars. River City won, 48-32.

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Raider boys sweep Liberty Ranch

RCHS sophomore Maurice Cordova with the lay-up. Maurice had 9 points in the game. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 6, 2012 —

On Friday, the River City High School boys’ basketball squads faced Liberty Ranch Hawks, and River City came away with a win in each division.

Final Scores: Freshmen: 65-56 (W), junior varsity: 56-52 (W), and varsity: 53-47 (W).

High scorers for the River City jayvees were Mike Briscoe with 15 points and Maurice Cordova and Zabi Jon each with 9 points.

RCHS varsity high scorers: Jose Chacon with 20 points and Nico Rocha had 16 points.

The boys basketball teams will be on the road this week and will be home again on February 15. That will be their last  home game of the season, when they will celebrate “senior night” for the graduating players.

The Raider varsity is currently 10-13 overall and 4-5 in league play.

The Raider frosh in action (photo by DE'ONNA JACK)

River City senior Nico Rocha with the jump shot. Count the basket – Nico had 16 points in the game. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

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Raider wrestling season nears end

The Raiders’ Aaron Ringor with “the pin and the win” (Photo by De’ONNA JACK)

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[adrotate group=”9″] On Wednesday, Jan. 25, River City High School Wrestling team held their first home wrestling match vs Union Mine.  River City Lost the match 38-36.Their final home match of the season was scheduled for yesterday against El Dorado, when the team was to celebrate “senior night.”

River City's Bobby Baffico with the pin and win (photo by De'Onna Jack)

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Raider girls fend off league rivals

Kristen Nishimura drives the ball for the River City High freshmen (Photo by De’Onna Jack)

RCHS junior Katie King lines up for the 3-point shot, and makes the hoop.. Katie scored 16 points in the varsity game against El Dorado (photo by De'Onna Jack)

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 25, 2012 —

On Friday, Jan. 20, the River City High School girls basketball teams faced the El Dorado Cougars in the Raiders’ home gym.

Leading up to this match, the El Dorado varsity was 5-0 in league play and River City was 4-0 in league play. So the evening’s contest would determine the leader in the division.

The quality of play lived up to the billing, and at halftime, the two teams left the court tied at 16-16.

El Dorado took the lead in the third quarter and was up by as many as five points. But River City rallied back, and with 36.3 seconds left in the third quarter, River City was up 31-28,

El Dorado then scored to trim River City’s lead to one point.

The game would end up being tied again 32-32 at one point in the fourth quarter, but River City began to put on some pressure defense, and held El Dorado to 32 while its offense kept chipping away.

River City would go on to win the game 41-32.

River City now improves to 19-1 overall, 5-0 in league play.

Freshman final score: 43-36 (El Dorado) ; JV – 53-17 (RCHS).
High Scorers: JV; Makaila Robinson – 18pts, Carmen Garcia – 12pts. Varsity: Katie King – 16, Tori Torres – 11. The Girls Basketball team will be home again on Feb. 7 against Union Mine.

Raider sophomore Carmen Garcia in action for the j.v. squad. Carmen had 12 points for the night, behind Makaila Robinson’s 18 Raider points. (Photos by De’Onna Jack)

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Rowing team welcomes new teens

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A River City Rowing Club high school crew competing in the San Francisco Bay Area last fall (courtesy photo)

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Students in grades 8-12 are invited to sign up for the spring season of competitive rowing at the port, with the River City Rowing Club’s junior team. Email coach Tricia Blocher at rcrcjrcoach@gmail.com or visit www.rivercityjuniors.org.

‘Dolphins’ seek new & returning swimmers

Registration is coming up for the West Sacramento Dolphins, a youth swim team. Returning Dolphins may now register at  www.wsdolphins.org.

New swimmers can register online beginning Feb. 12. In-person registration will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 12 and 19 at Round Table Pizza in the Southport Town Center (new swimmers: bring copies of birth certificates). For information, email christinaandray1000@gmail.com.

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