Tuesday, April 21, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Blue Devil boys outlast Vallejo

By
From page B1 | December 13, 2013 |

VACAVILLE — Vallejo, Davis High’s opponent on Thursday at the Bulldog boys basketball tournament, was bigger and faster than the Blue Devils.

The Apaches used those advantages to lead by as many as 15 points in the first half.

But eventually DHS’ depth and endurance turned the tide its way and, after a 59-point second half, the Devils came out on top, 93-78.

Davis outscored Vallejo 32-17 in the final period to improve to 4-1. The Apaches fell to 3-2.

“We just kept plugging away,” said Blue Devil head coach Dan Gonzalez. “We slowly wore them down. That’s what The System is designed to do, but when a team hangs with you that long, it’s tough not to get discouraged.”

Instead of getting discouraged, DHS got hot, nailing a ridiculous 72 percent of its 3-pointers (13-of-18) in the second half. Four different Devils had at least three makes from behind the arc.

“I really feel like we’ve got great balance in this team, more so than in some of our other years,” Gonzalez said. “We have more than just one guy for teams to key on.”

On Thursday, senior Ben Crook had his best game of the season by far, draining four treys on his way to 17 points.

“(Crook) did a great job, he was everywhere (Thursday),” Gonzalez said. “He had three steals and three rebounds and he brought us a lot of energy.”

Davis’ leading scorer Brandon Strong, another senior, also chipped in 17, nine of them coming on his three 3-pointers.

Sophomore Glen Welch connect four times from long distance to finish with 12 points, senior Brett Bloomfield had 11 to go with five assists and Ben Prussel, Welch’s 10th-grade classmate, made a pair of treys among his 10 points. Matt Michael led the locals in rebounds (six) and canned three 3-pointers for nine points.

Ryan Kreidler, the third in the Blue Devils’ trio of strong sophomores, got the start and took advantage of the opportunity by posting four steals and four steals to go along with his six points. Logan Davis added four key offensive rebounds.

The victory sets up a Friday matchup with Vanden at 8 p.m., and Gonzalez said the Vikings will be another tough contest:

“They looked good (in beating Armijo on Thursday). They are another team with height and speed so ir will take a total team effort from our guys.”

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

 
Woodland murder suspect claims history of abuse

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1

Public forum will explore community choice energy options

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1

 
Log cabin home is labor of love

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1 | Gallery

The camp around the corner: Day camp benefits kids and families

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Ready to give a resident camp a try? Tips to ease the homesick blues

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

Vote with your dollars at Davis Food Co-op

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
UCD study: Colorblind bilingual programs can perpetuate bias

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
Davis Kids Klub offers a true summer camp

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

Immigrant teens share their dreams at YIIN dinner

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A7 | Gallery

 
Buddhist groups host SanghaFest on Saturday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

AAUW hosts Yamada speech on Tuesday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
Round up at the registers for Davis schools

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8Comments are off for this post

Free Family Bike Clinic set Sunday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

 
Online courses a cure-all? UCD study says think again

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

Show tunes take center stage at sing-along

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

 
Alternatives to violence explored

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

Paws for Thought: Hero dogs go above and beyond

By Evelyn Dale | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
Rotary Club hosts whisky tasting

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Spend a morning with the mayor

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
Celebrate Mexican culture at I-House

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
Achievement gap to be addressed at symposium

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9

Suicide awareness walk set April 25 at UC Davis

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
Tour de Cluck tickets on sale now

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Patwin is ‘Where The Wild Things Walk’

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Pets of the week

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A10 | Gallery

.

Forum

Gratitude all around for the Breakfast for Heroes

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: B4

 
Broad new vaccination law is a must

By Tom Elias | From Page: B4

Seniors, you CAN get there from here

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: B4 | Gallery

 
Hey, do you want that glaucoma fixed?

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5Comments are off for this post

.

Sports

DHS thunders past the Herd

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Wong leads UCD charge in Big West women’s golf tourney

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

UCD boxing club making a name on the national scene

By Dylan Lee | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
DHS girls basketball pioneer Iten dies

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Devils edge closer to Delta League soccer title

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
 
.

Features

.

Arts

Rockabilly music will fill the park Wednesday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
One-man show ‘Buyer and Cellar’ brings non-stop laughter

By Bev Sykes | From Page: A11 | Gallery

Hear Wealth of Nations at winery

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
‘Frozen’ Mini-Musicals to be presented

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

Baldini to conduct Camellia Symphony

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
DMTC sets auditions for ‘Evita’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

Stories told at Third Space

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11

 
UCD assistant professor to give lecture at de Young Museum

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

.

Business

.

Obituaries

Robert Leigh Cordrey

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

 
Ruth Rodenbeck Stumpf

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

Alice Catherine Micheltorena

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

 
.

Comics

Comics: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (set 1)

By Creator | From Page: B5

 
Comics: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (set 2)

By Creator | From Page: B7