Friday, April 18, 2014

Pro baseball roundup: Susac sends Sacramento to a rare loss

WEST SACRAMENTO — By going 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs, former Jesuit High star and current Fresno catcher Andrew Susac led the Grizzlies past Sacramento, 7-3, on Thursday at Raley Field. The Fresno victory sent the River Cats to 9-6, ending their six-game win streak. Cats right-hander Josh Lindblom (1-1, 7.79 ERA) took his […]

Sports briefs: Aggies set the academic bar high

Five UC Davis women’s gymnasts — seniors Madeline Kennedy and Anna Shumaker, junior Lisa Wiktorski, sophomore Jamie Yamashita and redshirt freshman Katy Nogaki — were honored on Thursday when the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation announced its All-Academic squad. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher, have at least sophomore […]

Angels get past A’s in extras

ANAHEIM — Chris Iannetta homered with two outs in the 12th inning against Drew Pomeranz, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Angels on Wednesday night. Pomeranz (1-1) retired David Freese on a grounder to second base and Raul Ibanez on a foul pop to the catcher before Iannetta drove the […]

Sports briefs: Stanford sends Aggies home with a lacrosse loss

STANFORD — Even two goals and two assists from junior standout Elizabeth Landry weren’t enough to help the UC Davis women’s lacrosse time erase an early deficit on Tuesday in an 18-6 loss at No. 13 Stanford on Tuesday. Landry, senior Carly Voris and sophomore Mary Doyle each scored two goals for the Aggies (6-8, 1-6 […]

Wire briefs: Cats come back to beat Bees

SACRAMENTO — Shortstop Tyler Ladendorf reached safely in all four of his at-bats and drove in three runs to help the Sacramento River Cats come back from a three-run deficit to defeat the Salt Lake Bees, 5-4, on Saturday night at Raley Field. After scoring three runs in the top of the fourth, Salt Lake […]

Ducks defeat Sharks for Pacific title

ANAHEIM — Patrick Maroon scored two goals, John Gibson made 36 saves in his second NHL start, and the Anaheim Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday. Corey Perry scored his 43rd goal as the Ducks finished off the second-place Sharks with a […]

Late three sends Blazers past Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dorell Wright hit a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the late-charging Sacramento Kings, 100-99, on Wednesday night. Ray McCallum missed a 21-foot jumper as time ran out for the Kings and Portland’s Robin Lopez grabbed the rebound and held it tight for the victory. It was […]

Sports briefs: Devil girls score 15 but still lose lacrosse match

GRANITE BAY — The Davis High girls lacrosse team had little trouble scoring in Tuesday’s Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference match at Granite Bay. Unfortunately, the Grizzlies had even less. The visiting Blue Devils never could stop GBHS, losing 20-15 to fall to 3-2 in league play and 4-6 overall. Defensively, we did not show up, […]

Sports briefs: Devil boys aren’t tested by Elk Grove tennis team

It was another dominating performance by the Davis High boys tennis team on Monday, winning 9-0 at Elk Grove. The Blue Devils (8-3, 5-0 Delta Valley Conference) allowed the Thundering Herd to get one game or less in eight of the matches, with No. 1 singles player Dan Segedin still in control during his 6-3, […]

Sports briefs: Devil swimmers break records at the NorCal Invite

Taking a break from dominating their league opponents in dual meets, the Davis High boys and girls swim squads took on a ton of talented teams at the NorCal Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Blue Devils girls set three new meet records — two of them by Chenoa Devine — to finished second to San […]

NCAA tournament roundup: Kentucky and UConn will meet for a title

ARLINGTON, Texas — No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again. Harrison took a pass from his twin brother, Andrew, spotted up from NBA range and watched the ball rattle in for the lead […]