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The Week Ahead: Rivalries, wrestling, baseball spice things up

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From page B1 | January 27, 2014 |

FAIRFIELD — Rivalries, rivalries, rivalries.

The coming week is filled with them, along with the start of the 2014 campaign for the Solano Community College baseball team and the second city wrestling tournament of the season. Here’s a brief look at it all:

Tuesday

Solano opens its baseball season by playing at West Valley College of Saratoga, which is ranked No. 20 in the state preseason rankings.

In high school boys basketball, Vintage is at Armijo, Fairfield at Bethel, Rodriguez at Vacaville and American Canyon at Vanden.

The girls side features Armijo at Vintage, Bethel at Fairfield, Vanden at American Canyon and Vacaville at Rodriguez.

Wednesday

Rodriguez hosts Vacaville in the wrestling dual meet of the season. Other matches have Armijo at Vintage, Vallejo at Vanden and American Canyon at Fairfield.

In JC basketball, the Solano men’s squad is at Alameda, while the Falcons women play at Laney of Oakland.

Thursday

The crosstown rivalry basketball games in league play begin with the Vanden boys heading to Fairfield, while in girls action Rodriguez is at Armijo and Fairfield at Vanden.

The Solano baseball team is at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill.

Friday

The rivalry games continue with the Solano basketball squads entertaining Napa Valley, while the Armijo boys head to Rodriguez.

Saturday

The Rodriguez wrestling team hosts the seventh annual Lou Encalada Invitational, while Vanden competes in theDawn 2 Dusk tournament at Marin Catholic of Kentfield.

The Solano baseball team closes its opening week by hosting Diablo Valley for its first home game of the season.

Reach Paul Farmer at 425-4646, ext. 264, or pfarmer@dailyrepublic.net. 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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