Wednesday, October 1, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Sports briefs: Aggies post a blowout baseball win

0504lipsonW

UCD shortstop Tino Lipson makes a defensive play in a game earlier this season. On Saturday, Lipson reached base three times and had two RBIs in the Aggies' 11-0 win at Northridge. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise photo

By
From page B2 | May 04, 2014 |

Junior right-hander Spencer Koopmans scattered just four hits over six shutout innings and the UC Davis bats came alive Saturday afternoon, helping the Aggies blast Cal State Northridge, 11-0, in Game 2 of a Big West Conference series at Matador Field.

The 11 runs tied a season high for the Aggies (18-24, 4-13), who snapped a four-game losing streak a day after falling 12-6 to the Matadors (17-29, 5-9) in the series opener.

Koopmans (4-1), who threw just 66 pitches on the day, and Raul Jacobson combined on the six-hit shutout, the latter earning his first save of the season.

UCD scored all nine of its runs after the fourth inning. Adam Young had three RBIs and Tanner Bily, Nick Lynch, Izaac Silva and Evan Heptig each finished with two hits on the day.

With their hits, Bily (11 games) and Kevin Barker (10) kept their lengthy hitting streaks alive and Barker reached base for the 20th consecutive outing.

On Friday, the Aggies hit seven doubles, one of them by John Williams, who had two hits and two RBIs in the loss.

The two teams complete the series on Sunday at 1 p.m.

UCD track

The Aggie men won all 10 events on the track and UCD’s men and women each captured 14 of 18 events overall to sweep rival Sacramento State in the annual Causeway Classic Track and Field Dual at Hughes Stadium.

The Aggie men — fueled by a school-record 4×100 relay (40.27) — posted a 111-81 victory while the women, who also posted a UCD benchmark in the 4×100 (45.02) — were 114-78 winners.

On the track, Kaio Sena (100), Sava Boyadjiev (200), Marcus Johnson (400), Alex Grigoriev (800), Karl Moran (110HH, 400H) and DHS graduates Trevor Halsted (1,500) and Grayson Hough (3,000) all won their events.

Maurice Spikes (high jump), Marc Toney (pole vault), Basil Okoroike (triple jump) and Matthew Bender (discus) added wins for UCD in the field events.

The UCD women had three double winners — Ashley Marshall (100, 200), Praise Adesida (shot put, discus) and Catherine Li (triple jump, long jump) — while single victories were posted by Shanie Landen (800), Raquel Lambdin (1,500), Erika Barr (3,000), Kellie Grigg (100H), Katie Barber (high jump), Holly Tokar (pole vault) and Veronica Smart (hammer throw).

DHS girls soccer

After going 15-3-3 overall and 7-1-2 to take second place in the Delta Valley Conference, the Blue Devils earned a No. 9 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Tournament, which begins on Tuesday.

DHS, which made it to the section championship game last season and lost in a shootout, opens with a 3:30 p.m. contest at No. 8 at McClatchy. The two teams met earlier this season, with the Lions winning 2-1.

The winner of Tuesday’s game likely will travel to play top-seeded Granite Bay on Thursday. DVC champion Franklin is the No. 2 seed.

DHS girls volleyball

Interested athletes who will be in ninth through 12th grades this fall are invited to a Blue Devil girls volleyball player and parent information night set for 6 p.m. Friday at The Cage, the south gym at Davis High School.

At the meeting, families will learn about the summer practice schedule, conditioning, camps and fall tryouts.

For more information, contact coach Julie Crawford at jcrawford@djusd.net.

Junior Blue Devils

Registration is now open for the Davis Junior Blue Devil youth tackle football and cheer program.

An information night about the program — which is open to players and cheerleaders ages 6 to 14 — is set for Saturday, May 10, from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St.

For more information or to register, visit www.juniorbluedevils.com.

Women’s cycling fundraiser

The Davis Bike Club is partnering with the Women’s Cycling Association to host a fundraiser for the new Women’s Development Program on Sunday, May 11, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St.

With Amgen Tour of California women’s races set for May 11 (in Sacramento) and May 12 (in Folsom), the local fundraiser will be hosted by cycling personality Bob Roll and film director Kathryn Bertine.

The event, which runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will feature a screening of Bertine’s documentary “Half the Road,” about the passion, pitfalls and power of women’s professional cycling, along with a Q & A, silent auction and reception.

Funds will go to the Women’s Development Program, which aims to get more women to ride bikes and encourage all levels of riders. To purchase tickets, visit http://davisbikeclub.org and click on “DBC Women’s Development Program Fundraiser.”

Among those expected to attend are pro cyclist and WCA president Robin Farina, pro cyclist and WCA board member Laura Van Gilder and pro cyclist Emily Kachorek.

City softball

Registration for the city of Davis summer softball leagues starts Monday. Signups are first-come, first-served and will close Friday, May 23, or earlier if the leagues fill. League play begins Monday, June 16.

Fees for the nine-game season are $527 per team for the men’s league and $486 per team for the coed league. New teams also must pay a $20 fee for ASA registration.

For league nights and more information, contact Lori Conrad at 753-7731 or lconrad@cityofdavis.org. Information is also available in the city’s summer recreation schedule and online at www.cityofdavis.org.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

Undocumented Student Center offers help to immigrants

By Julia Ann Easley | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Rairdan supports more inquiry-based learning

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Katehi will address Rotarians on Monday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Mondavi Center hosts all-star lineup of classical, jazz, dance and more

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C3 | Gallery

 
Willett students sensitized to those who are different

By Maria Clayton | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Friends of the Library host biggest book sale of the year

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Give blood and get a free movie ticket

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Pedal around Davis on weekly bike ride

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
‘Edible City’ discussion planned

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

TSA bomb training may be noisy

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
AIM testing dates set this fall, winter

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A4

Tour Honey Bee Haven on Friday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Woodland City Cemetery tours planned

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
 
‘ADHD — Myth or Reality’ addressed at UCD talk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
UCD athletics have break-from-work entertainment for everyone

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: C5 | Gallery

Wetlands visitors may see ducks arriving

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
Boy Scouts host family event in park

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A10

How did the Aggies get their name?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: C12

 
.

Forum

Hey, it’s free childcare …

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Will you open your heart, and your home?

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
The right vote for education

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Just what Davis schools need

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

Nolan’s a calm voice of reason

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

DHS girls tennis team tames Lions

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Devil girls play dynamite pool defense

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Davis volleyballers finish strong at Franklin

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Hard-working Blue Devil boys get a water polo win

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

A’s fall as AL wild-card game lives up to its name

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Legacy roundup: Milliennium takes Manteca tournament

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

AYSO roundup: Beans, Capay can’t shake each other in U19 play

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Alliance roundup: Los Azules, Italia win tourneys

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

Sports briefs: Real Salt Lake has too much for Republic

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B8

 
.

Features

From the ground up: Rediscovering classic cheesecake

By Ann Evans | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

Leonard D. Blackford

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Anne Elizabeth Elbrecht

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

.

Comics

Comics: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

By Creator | From Page: A8