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Lady Blue Devils finish off a great week

Winning four basketball games in a week is tough enough at the beginning of the season, with fresh legs and a healthy team. Doing it 20 games into the year is nearly impossible. But the Davis High girls team pulled off that feat by topping Christian Brothers, 68-54, in a rare Saturday night home contest. For the Lady […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Mazzoleni makes it rain for Lady Devils

There’s something to be said for making shots when they count. The Davis High girls basketball team did just that on Monday, squeaking out a 53-52 victory over St. Francis on a last-second jumper from senior Caitlin Mazzoleni. The win came despite a positively brutal shooting night for the Lady Blue Devils (18-2, 9-0 Delta League), […]

February 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Depth charge: DHS girls defeat Elk Grove

Depth is a make-or-break component in basketball, particularly as the season drags on and attrition starts to take a toll. Teams with only a couple of players doing most of the scoring leave themselves open to injuries that can submarine their whole season. The Davis High girls basketball team doesn’t have much to worry about […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Loud crowd sees DHS boys win

The Davis High boys basketball team came into Friday’s Delta League matchup on a five-game losing streak, and with four players — Mitchell Williams, Tommy McTygue, Matt Cheung and Luke Figueroa — sidelined by illness. But the Blue Devils managed to overcome the odds for a dramatic 81-78 win over Grant in front of a loud […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Cold shooting can’t slow the Lady Blue Devils

Making shots is often considered the key to winning basketball games. But for the Davis High girls team on Friday, doing just about everything else well was the way to a blowout victory. The Lady Blue Devils overcame their shooting woes — they hit just 34 percent from the field — to run over Franklin, 73-41, in a […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils hold off Huskies

Up by 16 points with only a few minutes remaining in the game, the Davis High girls basketball team appeared to have things all sewn up Tuesday night at The Cage. And the Lady Blue Devils did manage to pull out a 71-62 win, but only after withstanding a scare from visiting Sheldon in their […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Defensive-minded DHS girls open conference play this week

Based on its impressive start to the season, it would be easy to assume that the Davis High girls basketball team should be outright favorites in the Delta League. After all, the Lady Blue Devils (8-2) have surrendered more than 60 points on only one occasion, and have a total point differential of 213. “We […]

January 04, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Inderkum hands DHS girls a rare loss

DIXON — Monday night’s Ram Jam Winter Classic championship contest — between the Davis High and Inderkum girls basketball teams — was a tale of two halves in Dixon. That worked against the Lady Blue Devils, as the Tigers rode a strong second half to a 60-53 victory, snapping a seven-game DHS winning streak. For […]

December 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils top Tigers to reach Ram Jam title game

DIXON — Leading for all but the first 10 seconds of the contest, the Davis High girls basketball team dominated Saturday’s Ram Jam Winter Classic semifinal, beating Roseville, 68-35, at the Dixon High gym. That result, plus a 60-30 victory over Armijo in Friday night’s tournament opener, puts the Lady Blue Devils at 8-1 heading […]

December 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Defense, dynamic duo drives Devil girls

The Davis High girls basketball team scored 29 points in the first half of Wednesday’s home game against River City, and 23 of those came out of the hands of either Emma Stenz (13) or Caitlin Mazzoleni (10). The sparkling offensive performances from both seniors — Stenz finished with 23 points and Mazzoleni added 15 — […]

December 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Overtime win gets Lady Devils third place at Speck tournament

At some point, the Davis High girls basketball team will have to start shooting above 35 percent. For the time being, however, the Lady Blue Devils are doing just fine. The locals bounced back from their first loss of the season by topping the Dixon Rams, 52-45, in overtime to take third place at their […]

December 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils use 32-0 run start Speck tourney with a victory

Boy, that escalated quickly. With six minutes to go in Thursday’s second quarter, the Davis High girls basketball team held a 21-7 lead over visiting Foothill. By the time there were six minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Lady Blue Devils were up by a score of 53-7. DHS ended up winning, 58-13, to […]

December 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Defense shines as Lady Blue Devils stop Mustangs in Foundation Game

Well, there are certainly worse ways to start off a varsity coaching career. The Davis High girls basketball team routed Argonaut, 65-21, in the season-opening Foundation Game Monday night, giving head coach Heather Highshoe a win in her first game at the helm of the Blue Devil varsity squad. “It felt great to come out […]

December 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Blue Devils have a new coach but a full squad returning

The cast, for the most part, is the same. The director, however, has changed. The Davis High girls basketball team returns its entire starting lineup, as well as many of its supporting players, from last year’s squad, which reached the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. It’s a dream scenario for a first-year head coach like the Blue Devils’ […]

November 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

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