Wednesday, December 24, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Boys tennis: Armijo falls to Vacaville 5-4

By
From page B1 | April 18, 2013 |

17 tennis 1

Vacaville's Ryo Mayes tosses the ball for a serve during the boys tennis game against Armijo's Arthur Mestas on Wednesday at Vacaville High School. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)

VACAVILLE — The Armijo High boys tennis team will have to wait a little while to claim the Monticello Empire League crown.

Needing a win Wednesday to clinch the title, the Indians (11-2, 11-2 MEL) came up just short, falling to host Vacaville 5-4.

The loss leaves Armijo in first place with two matches remaining.

Vacaville (10-3) and Napa are tied for second place with the Bulldogs handing the Indians both their MEL losses.

“Wow, so close,” said Armijo coach Greg Davis. “(We) battled and battled and just came up short. Vacaville played a great match today, we worked hard and just missed.”

Armijo dropped four singles matches and also lost at No. 1 doubles.

Of the Indians’ four wins, three were in three sets and all three doubles matches went to three.

Erik San Miguel eked out a three-set victory at No. 6 singles over Vacaville’s Mark Anderson, 5-7, 6-0, 7-5.

At No. 3 singles, Armijo’s Derek Wadsworth topped Chris Ronco 6-3, 6-1.

The first doubles victory came from Gabe Vigil and Justin Wong, who beat Vaca’s Chris Meyer and Renato Panta 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

Armijo’s Jose Gaglione and Crispin Marquez won 5-7, 6-2, 10-7.

“In the end we remain strongly in first place; and that’s what we play for – MEL championships,” Davis said. “Erik San Miguel was awesome today and inspired us all with his play.”

The Indians are at Wood on Friday, and they need to win one of their final two matches to clinch no worse than a tie for the championship.

Napa 9, Rodriguez 0: At Fairfield, the Indians made quick work of the Mustangs to remain in second place in the MEL standings, tied with Vacaville and two matches behind first-place Armijo.

Only the Rodriguez doubles team of Seth Cepeda and Austin Alcala won as many as four games in a set, falling to Napa’s Quinn Costello and Reison Blumer 6-0, 6-4.

Daily Republic staff

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

Solano News

Sweetest menorah in Solano County gets lit

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A1, 3 Comments | Gallery

 
Muscular disease does not deter boy’s giving spirit

By Glen Faison | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Early Christmas dinner for homeless serves more than 100

By Jess Sullivan | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
 
Fire races through Fairfield home days before Christmas

By Jess Sullivan | From Page: A4, 9 Comments | Gallery

 
Truck crash closes Enterprise Drive

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A4

Motorcyclist injured in crash

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A4

 
No holiday ferry service

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A4

Library seeks literacy tutors

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A5

 
Teddy Bear Tea set Jan. 31

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A5

Scrabble fundraiser benefits Armijo newspaper

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A5

 
Depp, Cooper, Streep light up the big screen on Christmas

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
.

US / World

 
Woman reunited with car stolen nearly 30 years ago

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

California road rage captured on cellphone camera

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 3 Comments

 
Police officer dies from hit-and-run injuries

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Wildlife groups seek help for California owl

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Los Angeles cracks down on tow truck bandits

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Too late: Cops’ deaths highlight outdated systems

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7, 3 Comments

 
NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin’ to town

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Police mistreat California Muslim man, group says

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
Belfast leaders strike deal to save power-sharing

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

From Iraqi mountaintop, a fierce battle to free IS-held town

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
Proposal seeks gun permits for Colorado pot users

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11, 1 Comment

US moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
Gay marriage cases teed up for justices’ action

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11, 3 Comments

Brown picks aide to lead troubled California utility board

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
.

Opinion

 
Common sense seeps into Capitol

By Dan Walters | From Page: A8, 2 Comments

 
Gratitude to a Samaritan

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8, 2 Comments

Have a heart

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8, 2 Comments

 
.

Living

Today in History: Dec. 24, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Dec. 24, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Being a good role model best thing uncle can do

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: B5

 
Horoscopes: Dec. 24, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: B5

Healthy roast for the holidays? With pork, easily

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

 
Dressing up a basic gingerbread for Christmas

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

 
.

Entertainment

Sony re-gifts ‘The Interview’ in limited release

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B7

Cosby not finding support in black community

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Jennifer Lopez to perform at Caesars Palace on NYE

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Justin Lin to direct third ‘Star Trek’ film

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
.

Sports

Rodriguez’s Rankin named 2014 DR Coach of the Year

By Brian Arnold | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Peavy and Giants finalize $24 million, 2-year contract

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Gore hopes to stay with 49ers beyond this season

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Mack makes big impact as rookie with Raiders

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Lakers stun Warriors 115-105 without Kobe

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Aldon Smith says he didn’t drink at McDonald home

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Seahawks regain top spot in AP Pro32 rankings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Oregon’s Marcus Mariota is AP player of year

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

MLB average salary exceeds $3.8 million

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Rodriguez boys roll by Kennedy of Richmond 83-62

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B2

Broncos have league-high 9 players selected for Pro Bowl

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Raiders send Derek Carr home sick

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

.

Business

A look at the Dow’s 1,000-point milestones

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
Dow 101: The Dow and how it works

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

US economy accelerates and helps lift Dow to 18K

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
It’s becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday season

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Safeway pulls caramel apples amid listeria scare

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
.

Obituaries

Robert ‘Bob’ Eugene Jenkins

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Robert D. Thurman

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

.

Comics

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5