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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 […]

UCD golfers move into first at Big West Championship

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Luke Vivolo shot a 1-under 69, Matt Seramin carded a 70 and the UC Davis men’s golf team jumped into the lead by two shots after Monday’s second round of the Big West Championship at San Luis Obispo Country Club. The Aggies, who are looking for their first Big West title since […]

Another big inning does in Devil softballers

For the Davis High softball team, the theme of the season continues to repeat itself: Their opponents have one big inning, and the Blue Devils are unable to recover. Visiting Franklin was the benefactor of DHS’ struggles on Monday, riding some hot hitting in the fourth inning to a 12-1 victory. “It’s frustrating,” said Devil head coach […]

Majors roundup: Red Sox homers break open close DLL contest

Gabe Dirksen and Mason Johnstone blasted home runs as the Red Sox scored 10 times to break up a close game in the final inning of a 17-4 Davis Little League contest. In winning the Majors-division outing, the Sox also received big days at the plate from Jacob Leach, Matthew Young and Drew Anderson. Owen […]

AAA roundup: Cardinals break out big bats in Davis Little League win

As part of a packed Davis Little League AAA-division schedule, the Cardinals scored nine runs in the final two innings to upend the Padres, 12-6, in recent action. Dashiell Pappagianis-Weeks doubled and tripled and Zane Pickus singled and doubled to lead a 15-hit assault. Winning pitcher John Schacherbauer collected two hits, as did Alex van deer […]

In the Clubhouse: Former Aggie Hansen gets Canadian Tour card

Matt Hansen has put another feather in the UC Davis golf cap and a PGA Tour Canada pro card in his wallet after carding a 2-under par, four-day total 286 in the tour’s qualifying tournament in Lompoc last week. Hansen, who won the 2014 Big West Championship and the inaugural El Macero Classic in back-to-back […]

UCD roundup: Aggies reach water polo semifinals

Junior goalkeeper Haley Cameron — a Davis High graduate — posted 11 saves while sophomore Bryn Lutz scored twice, but No. 5 UC Irvine converted seven of 12 power-play opportunities to hold on for an 8-6 win over No. 8 UC Davis in Saturday’s semifinal round of the Big West Conference women’s water polo championship tournament. The […]

Blue Devil swimmers are up to the challenge

PALO ALTO — Facing some of the best swimmers in Northern California at Saturday’s Palo Alto Section Challenge, Davis High boys and girls posted a bunch of individual highlights and each team finished in the top six. Emma Barksdale had the only event win for the Blue Devils, helping the DHS girls take fifth place with […]

Babich brings the heat as DHS girls stick it to Oak Ridge

EL DORADO — Earlier this season, the Davis High girls lacrosse team struggled when opponents geared their defense toward stopping Blue Devil offensive stars Sarah Bloise and Camille Renaud. On Friday at Oak Ridge, that strategy played right into DHS’ hands. Junior Isabella Babich took advantage of the Trojans for a career-high seven goals and the […]

Davis gets two baseball wins in two days

Nonleague games may not count for much in the grand scheme of a season, but they’re still opportunities for players to show what they’ve got. Two Davis High baseball players did just that Saturday afternoon, as the Blue Devils topped Maria Carillo, 9-2, thanks in large part to the pitching of Daniel Henrickson and the defensive […]

Grizzlies dominate young Blue Devils on Senior Night

The rain that gently fell on the turf at Ron & Mary Brown Stadium during the Davis High boys lacrosse team’s Senior Night on Friday was at least a small relief from the historic California drought. But while the rain ended a long dry spell in the Sacramento area, the Blue Devils couldn’t end their losing streak to their […]

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