Friday, March 6, 2015

Sports briefs: Razo throws well as Aggies get a baseball win

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sophomore left-hander Orlando Razo scattered five hits and struck out seven in six innings of work, while junior Tanner Bily finished with two hits and drove in a pair of runs to help the UC Davis baseball team to a 6-1 win over Portland on Saturday at Joe Etzel Field. With the victory, UCD […]

Youth roundup: Davis rugby girls play Clayton Valley tough

The Davis High girls club rugby team got excellent performances from Jordan Vermette and Kasandra Soto on Sunday — each was named a co-player of the game — but it wasn’t enough in a 27-15 home loss to Clayton Valley. Areli Topete scored the first try for the Blue Devils, Grace Cuetara added another before […]

JV roundup: Younger DHS boys win three of their final four

The Davis High junior varsity boys basketball team closed its season with a resounding slam, crushing Monterey Trail, 76-37, to finish with three victories in its final four games. Led by sophomore forward Trevor Hewitt, who hit a pair of 3-pointers en route to a game-high 16-point effort, and freshman point guard Reed Hessl (14 points, […]

Youth roundup: Action-packed weekend for Davis U10 soccer teams

The Davis Thunder, a U10 girls soccer team, scored the game’s final three goals to top the Pleasant Hill Nightmare, 3-1, on Saturday. After a scoreless first quarter that featured good local defense from Sophia Wold and goalkeeper Cameron St. Andre, the Nightmare broke through in the second period. The Thunder answered quickly on a […]

UCD roundup: Aggie men have their way with Hornets on the court

The UC Davis men’s tennis team had no love for its Causeway Cup rival on Valentine’s Day, sweeping through doubles play and claiming wins in five of the six singles matches on to lift the Aggies to a 6-1 victory over Sacramento State at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. UCD, which is ranked 72nd in […]

JV roundup: Devil junior varsity girls win in a variety of ways

After playing four games in six days last week, the Lady Blue Devil junior varsity basketball team showed no signs of fatigue on Tuesday as it ran Pleasant Grove out of the gym, 54-12. For the fourth consecutive contest — all Davis wins — Abbey Fisk was the leading scorer against the Eagles, tallying 15 […]

Sports briefs: DHS grads come up big for UCD water polo

UC Davis junior Allyson Hansen and freshman Heather Johnson — a Davis High graduate — each scored three goals, while freshman Paige Virgil added another two in leading the 16th-ranked Aggies to a 14-3 win over Santa Clara in the 11th-place game of the Triton Invitational women’s water polo tournament at UC San Diego’s Canyonview Aquatic Center […]

Sports briefs: Watney is third after three rounds at Torrey Pines

A huge Friday performance combined with a steady Saturday had Davis High graduate Nick Watney part of a crowd near the top of the Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard. Playing at Torrey Pines, the former Blue Devils shot a blistering 7-under 65 in the second round — carding a par or birdie on every hole — then posted […]

Bring a Band-Aid to UCD’s next gymnastics meet

When the UC Davis women’s gymnastics team returns to The Pavilion to host George Washington on Sunday, the event is designated as Alumni/Friends of Jaclyn Awareness Day, dedicated to the Aggies’ honorary teammate Alyssa Kalb. All fans encouraged to bring a box of decorated non-antibiotic adhesive bandages to the 1 p.m. meet, or deliver them during […]

JV roundup: Younger Lady Devils are 9-0 in league play

Sarah Grahn scored 11 of her team-high 17 points in the second half as the Davis High junior varsity girls basketball squad stopped St. Francis, 59-54, on Monday at The Cage to stay undefeated against Delta League opponents. The Blue Devils (18-2, 9-0) also got 11 points from Tessa Malone and 9 from Tiffany Miras, the balanced […]

Sports briefs: Blue Devil wrestlers prep for final league meet

With only the girls and JV teams involved in action last weekend, the rest of the Davis High wrestling team got some much-needed rest ahead of postseason competition, which follows the final Delta League dual meet on Tuesday. A trio of wrestlers stood out for the Blue Devils over the weekend, including sophomore 140-pounder Dylan Schmidt, who […]

February 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sharks blank Blackhawks

SAN JOSE — Antti Niemi made 31 saves in his 31st career shutout and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Saturday night. Melker Karlsson scored early and Joe Thornton added an empty-net goal for the Sharks, who got their first regulation win over the Blackhawks […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Aggies make a racket but fall to Sac State, Pacific

After a tough, 6-1 loss at Sacramento State on Friday, the UC Davis women’s tennis team nearly celebrated its first home match of the season with a win on Saturday at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. However, visiting Pacific grabbed the final singles match of the afternoon — a three-set marathon — to spoil the […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,