Boys roundup: Ukiah, Casa, Windsor advance


At Montgomery, Ukiah’s Nate Henry hit a 15-foot jump shot at the buzzer to lift the Wildcats to a win over Montgomery on Wednesday in the semifinals of the North Bay League postseason tournament.

Ukiah, which trailed by 15 points in the second half, used a 17-3 run in the last 6:10 of the fourth quarter to rally for the victory. Montgomery had the ball late, but Ukiah forced a turnover with less than 20 seconds remaining, leading to Henry’s game-winner.

Ukiah’s Cesar Mendoza led all scorers with 27 points. Henry added 14 and Carlos Budar had 10.

Alec Kobre scored 21 points for Montgomery, which had only one field goal in the fourth quarter and scored just one point in the last 4:50 of the game. Ben Freeland added 11 points and Quentin Mendoza had 10.

Ukiah advances to play Cardinal Newman in the NBL tournament final at 8:15 p.m. Friday at SRJC.


At Casa Grande, Nick Sherry had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Casa Grande clamped down on defense to beat Sonoma Valley in the semifinals of the Sonoma County League postseason tournament.

The Gauchos held Sonoma to 16 total points in the final three quarters after allowing 13 in the first.

Josh Hayworth also scored 13 and Tony Tescallo added 11 for Casa Grande. Dylan Severson scored 12 for Sonoma.

Casa Grande will play Windsor in the SCL championship game at 8 p.m. Saturday at SRJC.


At Windsor, Kameron Richardson scored 15 points and Windsor held off a fourth-quarter rally by Analy to beat the Tigers in the semifinals of the SCL postseason tournament.

Windsor held Analy to 11 points in the first half, including four points in the second quarter, and led by 10 at halftime. But Analy hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, outscoring Windsor 20-14 to make it a close finish.

Tanner Giddings added 13 points for Windsor. Ryan Willis scored 12 to lead Analy.

Windsor faces Casa Grande in the SCL championship game at 8 p.m. Saturday at SRJC.

— The Press Democrat