Thursday, April 24, 2014

Baseball roundup: Giants slam Rockies in the 11th

DENVER (AP) — Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco’s six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies. With the Giants on the verge of being swept in a three-game series at Coors Field for the first time in 12 […]

JV/frosh roundup: Win over PG highlights DHS JV baseball’s recent action

In a break from Delta Valley Conference play, Davis High’s junior varsity baseball squad went 1-3 in a pair of doubleheaders, splitting with Pleasant Grove and losing both ends against Jesuit. A seven-run second inning gave the Blue Devils an 8-5 decision in the opener with the Eagles on April 14. Peter Frame, Daniel Henrickson […]

Baseball roundup: Cats fall in rain-shortened contest

TACOMA, Wash. — Rain and wind caused Monday’s game at Tacoma to be called before Sacramento could come back and the River Cats fell to the Rainiers, 8-5, in seven innings. Cats left fielder Jake Goebbert, who also homered Sunday, blasted two more on Monday, the first giving his team a 2-0 lead in the […]

Sports briefs: Football and rugby meetings set for the next few days

Athletes interested in playing football for the Blue Devil program next fall, along with their parents, should attend a mandatory preseason meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Davis High library. At the meeting, players will have a chance to meet the coaches and get information on the upcoming season. For more information, contact […]

UCD roundup: Aggie baseball swept away by Highlanders

The UC Davis baseball team held a slim lead entering the top of the sixth, but host UC Riverside rallied from two runs down to sweep a three-game series from Aggies with a 4-2 win Saturday afternoon at the Riverside Sports Complex. The Aggies fell to 16-20 overall and 3-9 in Big West Conference play, […]

DYSA roundup: Intensity has big week; 10U games dominate schedule

Going 3-1 in its recent outings, the 14U Intensity of the Davis Youth Softball Association scored 48 runs in the four games. First came a 10-9 Thursday win in Woodland, then a 9-7 loss at Lincoln the following day. After an 11-10 thriller — in which Davis scored three in the final frame to grab […]

Kings drop season finale to Suns

SACRAMENTO — Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings, 104-99, on Wednesday in the season finale for both teams. The Suns outscored the Kings, 33-25, in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak. Rookie Ben McLemore had 31 points […]

Youth roundup: Martinez, Chan come up big at gymnastics regional

More than 1,000 young gymnasts gathered at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim for last weekend’s Junior Olympic Region 1 Championships, but there were two Diamonds in the rough. Isabela Martinez became the first Davis Diamonds gymnast in the history of the program to perform well enough at this event to earn a spot on the […]

JV/frosh roundup: DHS sweeps a trio of baseball games

A three-game sweep by the Davis High junior varsity baseball squad pushed its season record to 10-4 overall and 6-1 in Delta Valley Conference play. DVC wins over Franklin on April 8 and last Thursday then a 4-1 Friday decision against Vintage were a mix of good pitching, solid defense and timely offense. In a […]

Picnic Day, good weather and memorial highlight DLL majors week

Picnic Day, beautiful weather and an emotional game played with a late friend in mind highlighted another packed week of Davis Little League majors competition. Here’s a look back at what happened … Dodgers 15, Giants 14 — Sean O’Hara and Zane Schouten blasted three-run homers as the winners came back from a 14-3 deficit by […]

Big AAA bats this week in Davis Little League

There was much AAA excitement in Davis Little League last week. Let’s take a look what happened … Tigers 13, Blue Jays 4 — Aidan Grow was 3-for-3 with two runs batted in and Will Ackerman, Brian Chin (double included), Colin Grow (triple) and Hawk Hechtl all added two safeties for the Tigers. Ackerman and Drew Anderson […]

Sports briefs: Blue Devil boys split a pair of matches

Competing at the talent-laden Monte Vista Invitational on Friday, the Davis High boys tennis team defeated Gunn, 6-1, before falling to the host Mustangs by the same score. In getting past Gunn, the Blue Devils swept the four singles matches in straight sets. Dan Segedin dominated Alex Mattys, 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 1 spot […]

DYSA roundup: Softball slate loaded with action including a Tigercats win

There was a bunch of ball being played this week as a full complement of Davis Youth Softball Association games were staged throughout the community. In the U14 division, the Tigercats went 1-3, but their most recent outing was a 10-9 victory over Woodland. Sabrina Padilla, Rachael Bernauer, Kaylee Velasquez and Claire Michael had key […]