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Sports briefs: Yolo starts 2-1 at Fairfield tournament

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From page B2 | July 07, 2013 |

After topping Lodi (8-3) in the tournament opener on Wednesday, Yolo Post 77 (24-6) split Thursday games at the Fairfield Expos Fourth of July tournament.

The local American Legion baseball team opened play on Thursday by taking down Humboldt, 13-3, in a game that went just six innings due to a time limit.

But later that day, the host Expos took a big early lead and survived a furious Post 77 comeback to beat Yolo, 8-7.

Justin Carlier had a huge day in the doubleheader as he started by pitching a couple of scoreless innings against Humboldt and going 3-for-3 with two doubles and five RBIs. He then came back to knock in three runs in the loss to Fairfield.

Post 77 got RBIs in the early game from Hayden Duer, who also had a double; Nico Sandoval, who tripled; Adam Castelan; and Kiki Gonzalez. In the nightcap, Duer smacked another two-bagger and knocked in two more runs, while Mike Chavarria blasted two doubles and added an RBI.

AquaStarz

The Davis AquaStarz synchronized swimming team will give spectators a tour around the would at the club’s annual show, set for Friday and Saturday at Community Pool. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. both nights.

At the around-the-world themed show, the local swimmers will give fans a glimpse of their athleticism, dancing ability and coordination.

“Swimmers in this show confirm why the Davis team does so well in our league championships,” said AquaStarz President Cyndi Hughes. “Plus, this annual show is entertaining and fun for the whole family.”

The show will feature athletes ages 6 to 18, a “dads’ routine” and a raffle. Refreshments also will be available. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased from any AquaStarz team member or by emailing info@aquastarz.org. They also will be available for $6 at the door.

For more information, visit www.aquastarz.org.

Youth lacrosse camps

The Davis Lacrosse Association is offering summer boys’ and girls’ camps run by former high school and college head coaches Lorne Silverstein and Suzanne Isidor.

Designed for players of all skill levels in grades two through nine who are interested in developing and refining their playing skills, the camps will feature fun, focused instruction.

The events are sprinkled throughout the summer, with a boys beginning and intermediate camp running from 8 a.m. to noon July 15-18. A girls beginning and intermediate camp is set for Aug. 12-15 and the cost for each is $135.

Club officials announced recently that the July 15-18 camp will feature two days of focused goalie training from local goalie guru Alex Gannon, as well as focused session on conditioning and agility with sports science specialists from the Fitness Garage.

For advanced boys players, an Aug. 12-16 camp will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day and cost $260.

To register go to www.davislax.org and click “Register Online.” For more information, visit the website or contact Dave Ceppos at dceppos@ccp.csus.edu.

Kids’ triathlon

Get Fit Davis and the El Macero Country Club are joining forces this summer to host the second annual triTRAINed kids’ triathlon event.

The triathlon, which is for children and youths ages 5 to 15, is set for Saturday, July 27.

At the triathlon, which begins at 8 a.m. at the El Macero Country Club, 44571 Clubhouse Drive, kids will be divided into three age groups, each with different distances to swim, bike and run.

For more information and to register, visit www.getfitdavis.com and click on the “Registration Form” link under the kids triathlon logo.

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