Youth roundup: U15 boys clinch a high seed with Saturday wins

The Davis Knights’ U15 boys lacrosse team picked up two more wins on Saturday, improving to 13-1 and locking up a top-four seed in the upcoming NorCal tournament. Saturday’s game against Pleasant Grove played out like a track meet in the first half, with 17 goals scored, five lead changes and four ties. Down 9-8 […]

Two DHS duos to play for league title

ELK GROVE — It was Davis domination as the Delta League squads sent their best doubles teams together for the league championship tournament on Wednesday at Monterey Trail High. On one side of the bracket, the Blue Devil duo of Louis Park and Jasper Murphy saw little competition on their way to the finals, dropping […]

Fleet, Duvall lead River Cats over Rainiers

WEST SACRAMENTO — Austin Fleet extended a string of strong starts by Sacramento pitchers on Tuesday, pacing the River Cats to a 3-1 win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Raley Field. Fleet threw six innings, allowing just one run on six hits, while striking out four to bounce back from a tough previous outing at El […]

UCD roundup: Aggie baseball win streak reaches five

Junior Cameron Olson’s grand slam with nobody out in the seventh keyed a six-run UC Davis rally, erasing a three-run deficit and helping lift the Aggie baseball team to its fifth straight win, 9-7, over host Santa Clara in a nonconference clash on Tuesday at Schott Stadium. UCD improved to 26-16-1 overall heading into this weekend’s […]

DHS girls lacrosse team rips Rams

ORANGEVALE — When the Davis High girls lacrosse team hosted Casa Roble last month, it was an 18-0 domination for the home squad. With the Blue Devils (8-6) winning four of their past five games heading into Tuesday’s contest at CRHS, there was no reason to expect that anything would be different — and it wasn’t: DHS […]

Blue Devil boys rally past Jesuit

SACRAMENTO — Needing a win to feel better about its playoff hopes with just one game left after Tuesday, the Davis High boy lacrosse team wasn’t playing with a sense of urgency in the first half at Jesuit. That all changed after intermission as the Blue Devils stormed to an 8-6 win over the rival […]

Alliance roundup: Catania wins East Bay Junior Cup

The Davis Alliance Soccer Academy Catania, a U16 girls squad, recently captured the East Bay Junior Cup, outscoring opponents 17-1 in winning three games and tying one. The locals opened with a 6-0 win over San Jose, tied the Brentwood Monarchs, 1-1, then finished bracket play by beating Walnut Creek, 5-0. The championship contest featured a rematch with the […]

AYSO roundup: Davis squads fare well in recent tourneys

Regional youth soccer tournaments are in full swing and Davis AYSO teams had more than their fair share of success last weekend. Here’s a look back at some of the locals’ accomplishments … U14 girls Dilemma Neither rain, nor hail could stop the Davis Dilemma from winning the Comstock Shootout as the local squad outscored […]

Aggie men take second at BWC golf tourney; still eye regionals

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Though the UC Davis men’s golf team finished second by a single stroke at the Big West Conference Championships, which ended Tuesday, the Aggies are confident that an NCAA postseason remains a strong possibility. “At the end of the day, the only goal is to reach the postseason and there’s two ways to […]

Devil volleyballers inch closer to playoffs

On paper, the Davis High boys volleyball team came into Tuesday’s pivotal Delta League home match as a heavy favorite over Franklin. Though the Blue Devils let the visiting Wildcats stay close in all three games, there would be no upset as DHS notched a 25-17, 25-19, 25-21 victory at The Cage to improve to 6-5 […]

Pro baseball roundup: Parker powers Cats past Tacoma

WEST SACRAMENTO — Jarrett Parker played the role of the hero on Monday, giving the Sacramento River Cats a 6-5, extra-inning win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Raley Field. Tacoma (7-12) took an early advantage, but the two teams traded leads six times before the Cats (10-9) closed it out in the 10th. Parker was 3-for-5 on the […]

Huge first frame lifts DHS to big baseball win

Prior to Monday, the most runs the Davis High baseball team had scored in a game was nine — in a win over Bella Vista in March. The Blue Devil blew past that mark in the first inning on Monday as they walloped visiting Monterey Trail, 20-0. DHS (12-11, 5-5 Delta League) didn’t waste any […]

Blue Devil girls run it up on Grant

SACRAMENTO — The Davis High girls soccer team probably could have won Monday’s match without much effort, but instead the Blue Devils broke a sweat, both literally and figuratively, in a 12-0 victory at Grant. Ten different Blue Devils scored and coach Sara Stone liked the way DHS (14-1-1, 11-1-1 Delta League) approached the game. “I […]

Sports briefs: DHS boys get a couple of wins at Delta League singles tourney

Competing in the Delta League Singles Championships on Monday at Monterey Trail, the Davis High boys tennis players got some tough draws, combining for two wins on the day. Blue Devil junior Chase Kellison opened with a 6-1, 6-1 win over a player from Elk Grove, then ran into Pleasant Grove’s Anthony Acholonu — who eventually reached the […]