Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Aggies go flat in 7-1 Sacramento State win at Raley

WEST SACRAMENTO — After doggedly competing in a close weekend sweep by No. 6 UC Santa Barbara, the UC Davis baseball team came out flat Tuesday night at Raley Field. Aggie starting pitcher Nat Hamby got cuffed around and the offense stalled as Sacramento State cruised to a 7-1 nonleague victory in front of 545 fans. “We’re toward […]

Devils crush Edison to earn McClatchy rematch

It was exactly the easy win that was expected, but for the Davis High girls soccer team, it was an improvement on last year’s disappointing playoff run. After losing in the opening round of the 2014 Sac-Joaquin Section tournament — as the No. 9 seed against McClatchy — the Blue Devils easily dispatched No. 16 Edison […]

Blue Devils grind out a victory over Oak Ridge

The Davis High School boys lacrosse team is headed back to the ‘ship. The championship, that is. After working through some uncharacteristic mistakes in the first quarter, the Blue Devils put forth an excellent team effort to beat the visiting Oak Ridge Trojans, 9-7, in a Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference semifinal on Tuesday at Brown […]

Davis boys dominate first playoff match

Playoffs are typically when the going gets tough for a team, but that wasn’t the case for the Davis High boys tennis squad on Tuesday. The Blue Devils opened the Sac-Joaquin Section team tournament by stomping Downey, 8-1, at the Davis High Tennis Complex. “I knew going in that obviously we’re the No. 1 seed, so I just […]

Devil golfers — except Cajandig — just miss moving on

LINCOLN — Last year, the Davis High boys golf team carded a respectable 402 at the Division I North Tournament, earning a spot in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters event. But the 2015 division tourney — played Tuesday at Catta Verdera in Lincoln was a whole different animal. So low were the scores, that the Blue […]

Visiting Eagles edge Blue Devils

The Davis High baseball team certainly didn’t lack for opportunities on Monday afternoon. But the Blue Devils stranded a total of 10 runners — seven of them in scoring position — in a 4-2 loss to Pleasant Grove on Senior Day, “We just gotta get some timely hitting,” DHS manager Dan Ariola said after the game. “We’ve been getting […]

Devils win several individual, relay titles at Delta League meet

SACRAMENTO — Competing with the likes of St. Francis and Jesuit in the new Delta League, the Davis High boys and girls swimming teams are no longer miles ahead at the conference championships. That fact was made clear over the weekend as the Blue Devils took second to those two teams at the Delta League finals. […]

DHS celebrates Senior Day with a fun victory

It was everything a Senior Day should be. In a game that included big moments for the veterans making their final marks on the Davis High softball team, and contributions from underclassman that signaled huge hope for the future, the Blue Devils defeated visiting Monterey Trail, 10-3, on Monday. DHS (7-19, 3-11 Delta League) ended a […]

At-large berth has UCD golfers in Washington for NCAA Regional

For the second consecutive year the UC Davis men’s golf team did enough over the course of the season to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships. A Monday announcement made it official, as the Aggies will be the 10th seed in the Bremerton Regional, hosted by the University of Washington on the Olympic Course […]

UCD softball splits with Titans

Kelly Zboralske’s home run highlighted a 4-1 win in the opener, and the UC Davis softball team scored first in the nightcap, but Cal State Fullerton rebounded to capture that contest, 3-1, to earn a split of a Big West Conference doubleheader on Saturday. After the Titans (31-21, 9-8) scored first in the top of […]

Trifecta of Devil teams open playoffs Tuesday

A trio of competitive Davis High sports teams open their Sac-Joaquin Section postseason runs at different venues around the area Tuesday. Winners of the new Delta League, the Blue Devil boys tennis and girls soccer teams will be looked on as favorites in their respective tournaments, while the DHS boys golf squad could make some noise as well, […]

DHS girls’ valiant comeback effort falls just short against Griz

Oh, they were so agonizingly close. After falling behind quickly in the second half, the Davis High girls lacrosse team fought its way back into the game against Granite Bay. However, the Blue Devils’ comeback fell just short and they dropped a heartbreaking, 15-14, decision on Senior Night. “It was a sloppy, tired game but what a […]

Defending champ DHS clinches a baseball playoff berth

SACRAMENTO — If the Davis High baseball team was tired after a long, hot slugfest of a win over Jesuit on Friday — its fifth consecutive victory and second straight against the rival Marauders — that feeling went away shortly after the contest when word came that Franklin had beaten Sheldon. The two results mean the […]

DHS boys mix it up in volleyball victory

ELK GROVE — Though the Davis High boys volleyball team remains focused on getting wins to ensure a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth, it had the chance to add a little fun to the equation on Thursday. Taking on their over-matched host Pleasant Grove, the Blue Devils cruised to a 25-20, 25-16, 25-20 win despite putting players in […]