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Former Falcon Leon lighting it up for Lions

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From page B7 | January 24, 2014 |

Ruby Leon filled up the stat sheet as well as the basket as the Eastern Nazarene women’s basketball team split a pair of games last week.

in a 61-55 loss to Salve Regina, the former Fairfield High and Solano Community College standout hit all eight of her free throw attempts in scoring 24 points – 43.7 percent of the Lions’ total – and getting four steals, three rebounds and two assists.

Leon did less scoring but plenty of everything else as her 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals helped ENC (5-10, 1-7 CCC) top Gordon 65-53.

The former Falcon leads the Lions with averages of 27.0 minutes, 12.8 points and 1.7 assists per game.

Lucy Santos (Solano) had two points over the two games for the Lions.

San Diego State (5-10, 2-3 Mountain West) edged Fresno State 70-69 as Khristina Hunter (Rodriguez) had four points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist for the Aztecs.

Salonika Quewon-Owens (Armijo) scored 19 of her game-high 23 points and added 10 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block, but it wasn’t enough to keep Dominican from falling 79-78 to Hawaii Pacific. The Penguins (2-14, 2-7 PacWest) also fell 80-59 to Azusa Pacific with Quewon-Owens getting five points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal.

Renique Fitzpatrick (Armijo) had two solid games in helping Holy Names (9-6, 5-4 PacWest) go 2-0 for the week. She had 12 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and an assist in a 75-70 overtime win over Academy of Art before getting 19 points, eight rebounds, two steals and an assist in an 89-64 downing of Chaminade.

Amnesty Bradley (Fairfield) had a combined six rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in the two games.

Chico State (9-5, 5-5 CCAA) split its two games as Jazmine Miller (Vanden) had three points, four rebounds and five assists in a 64-61 loss to Cal State East Bay before amassing 15 points, six rebounds, three steals and one assist in a 62-48 win over Cal State Monterey Bay.

UC Riverside (4-13, 0-4 Big West) saw its losing streak extended to 10 games with a pair of setbacks, including a 77-67 loss to UC Davis in which Tahvia Morrison (Vanden) had one rebound.

Destinee Sinegal-Smith (Fairfield, Solano) had eight points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal to help Waldorf (3-11, 1-1 MCAC) down Central Christian 76-71. She then had two points, two assists, two steals, one rebound and one block in an 84-52 defeat at the hands of York.

Our Lady of the Lake (13-1, 4-0- RRAC), led by former Vacaville and Vacaville Christian coach Chris Minner, rolled past Jarvis Christian 102-60 and Texas College 107-57.

Nebraska-Kearney, coached by former Solano assistant Kevin Chaney, split its two games, losing to Northeastern State 64-61 and topping Central Oklahoma 82-70. The Lopers (6-9, 3-6 MIAA) have lost four of five.

Men’s basketball

Ronnie Baker (Rodriguez) poured in 18 points and grabbed three rebounds to help Alaska (10-5, 5-2 GNAC) get by Central Washington 84-80 in overtime. He then had nine points, three rebounds, three steals and three assists in a 79-69 victory over Northwest Nazarene. Rashaad Allen (Rodriguez) had two points, one steal and one rebound over the two games.

DeSean Atkins (Fairfield) contributed 11 points, seven rebounds and three assists in helping Dickinson State (8-12, 3-5 Frontier) climb over Rocky Mountain 95-89. Earlier he had nine points, four assists, two steals and one rebound in an 88-80 loss to Great Falls.

Over the two games, Juston Goodwin (Buckingham Charter, Solano) had four points, seven rebounds and two assists.

Jordan Collier (Vanden) scored five points and added two rebounds, two steals and one assist as Menlo (5-14, 3-3 CalPac) rolled past Pacific Union 80-57. Earlier, Collier had four points, two rebounds and a block in a 72-58 loss to Cal Maritime.

In Pacific Union’s loss to Menlo, Anthony Gonzalez (Vacaville) had four points, two rebounds and an assist. The Pioneers (3-18, 2-3 CalPac) had an earlier 95-68 win over UC Merced during which Gonzalez had eight points, nine rebounds, four assists and a steal.

Koree Cox (Rodriguez) contributed three rebounds and an assists as Hawaii Pacific (11-7, 6-2 PacWest) eclipsed Dominican 69-67.

Eastern Nazarene (10-4, 4-4 CCC) lost 78-69 to Salve Regina and 67-60 to Gordon with Lequan Gomes (Fairfield, Solano) getting nine points, four rebounds and an assist in the former, five points and eight rebounds in the latter.

Wrestling

Trinity College, coached by former Armijo standout Marques Gales, lost dual matches with Wesleyan (36-9), Roger Williams (40-4) and Worscester Tech (21-12) to fall to 0-8.

Swimming

Competing for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Alex Mendoza (Rodriguez) finished third in 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 47.88 seconds in a 247-46 win over Occidental.

Earlier, Mendoza won the 1,000 free (10:00.39), winning by more than 20 seconds, was second in the 500 free (4:46) and swam a leg on second-place 500 free relay team (4:11.12) in a 132-111 loss to Cal Baptist. He also won the 200 butterfly (2:00.10) and was second in the 200 individual medley (2:03.11) in a 219-75 win over La Verne.

Natalie Garger (Vacaville) placed sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.50) in Hawaii’s 164-95 loss to Minnesota.

Tulane’s Laura Turpen (Vacaville) was sixth in the 100 backstroke (1:04.55) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:40.92) in a 181-119 loss to North Texas. Earlier, she was 16th in the 100 free (58.94), 12th in the 100 fly (1:06.83) and 12th in the 200 fly (2:19.93).

Reach Paul Farmer at 425-4646, ext. 264, or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pfarmerdr.

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer is a 1985 graduate of Brigham Young University. The Suisun City resident has been with the Daily Republic Sports Department since 1989 and has served as sports editor since 2007. He and his wife Jackie have four children.
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