Saturday, September 20, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Vaca grad Forte helps E. Washington get win

Wagner E Washington Football

Wagner defensive back Patrick O'Connor (29) watches as Eastern Washington running back Quincy Forte (22) slips out of his grasp during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Tyler Tjomsland) COEUR D'ALENE OUT

By
From page B7 | December 07, 2012 |

Quincy Forte touched the ball just five times for 16 all-purpose yards, but they were enough to help Eastern Washington slip past Wagner 29-19 in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Series playoffs on Saturday.

The Vacaville High grad scored on a 3-yard run on the last play of the third quarter to put the Eagles ahead to stay 22-19. That capped a seven-play, 75-yard drive.
Once EWU got the ball back after a punt, it went on a clock-killing 75-yard, 15-play march during which the Eagles consumed 7 minutes, 27 seconds.
Forte's contribution was his only reception of the day for a 3-yard gain. On the season he leads the Eagles (10-2) with 461 yards on 115 carries and has also caught 17 passes for 138 yards.
Eastern Washington hosts Illinois State in the FCS semifinals on Saturday.
The FCS playoffs weren't as kind to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, which lost to Sam Houston State 18-16. Alex Hubbard (Fairfield) missed the game but finished the season fifth on the team with 63 tackles, 35 of them solo. He also defensed nine passes, including two interceptions and recorded a sack and a forced fumble.
West Texas A&M, seeded sixth in its quarter of the NCAA Division II bracket of the Super Region Four, pulled off its third straight upset by crushing previously unbeaten Colorado State-Pueblo, a team the Buffaloes (12-1)had lost to earlier, 34-13. A&M is ranked No. 16 in Division II and plays at No. 2 Winston Salem State (13-0). Deone Bondurant (Fairfield, Solano) had arguably his best game of the season, recording four tackles, two of which were for losses, including a sack, and getting a quarterback hurry. West Texas A&M plays Winston Salem State in the semifinals on Saturday.
Nevada (7-5, 4-4 Mountain West)concluded its regular season with a tough 27-21 loss to Boise State. Brock Hekking (Vacaville) had two tackles, one of which was a sack. The Wolf Pack next plays in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl against  Arizona and Hekking's former Monticello Empire League rival Tra'Mayne Bondurant (Fairfield) on Dec. 15.

Also on Dec. 15, Utah State (10-2) and Terrance Alston (Vanden, Solano) plays Toledo in the Famous Idaho Potatoes Bowl.

Texas Christian (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) likewise dropped its regular season finale with a 24-17 loss to Oklahoma. Jason Verrett (Rodriguez) had five tackles and broke up a pass for the Horned Frogs, who play Michigan State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on Dec. 29.
Marcel Jensen (Rodriguez), Anthony Riggins (Rodriguez) and the rest of the Fresno State Bulldogs are off until Dec. 24 when they play SMU in the Hawaii Bowl.

Swimming
Alex Mendoza (Rodriguez) helped Claremont-Mudd-Scripps sweep Caltech 253-45 and Whittier 245-53 in a tri-meet by taking second in two events, the 200-yard freestyle )1 minute, 46.78 seconds) and 200 backstroke (2:00.81. He also swam the first leg for the fourth-place 200 medley relay (1:34.91) as the Stags swept all 32 events.
Ben Gabbard (Vacaville) took fifth in the 200 butterfly (2:10.49) as the Merchant Marine Academy took third among five teams in the TCNJ Invitational.
Britney Vogel (Armijo) placed in four events for Fresno State in a dual meet, 133-128 loss to San Diego State. Vogel was fourth in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.06), sixth in the 100 individual medley (1:07.51), eighth in the 50 breast (32.45) and swam the second leg for the third-place 200 medley relay team (1:49.49).

Women's basketball
Erimma Amarikwa (Vanden) and Khristina Hunter (Rodriguez) each scored eight points to help San Diego State (4-2) down USC 80-46. Amarikwa added nine rebounds, Hunter two.
Holy Names (2-2) got its first two wins of the season by pummeling Pacific Union 90-39 and dumping Dominican 77-74. Renique Fitzpatrick (Armijo) had 17 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in the former, nine points, nine rebounds and three blocks in the latter. Amnesty Bradley (Fairfield) had a combined two points, seven rebounds and four assists in the two games.
Cal State Dominguez Hills (1-5, 0-3 California Collegiate Athletic Association) lost to Cal State San Bernardino 44-43 and to UC San Diego 77-66 with Denisha Lundy (Vanden) getting three rebounds and three steals in the two contests.
Chico State (4-0, 3-0) is off to a better start in CCAA play, defeating Cal Poly Pomona 68-57 and Humboldt State 64-49. Jazmine Miller (Vanden) poured in a game-high 20 points with five rebounds and three steals in the former, 12 points, four steals, three rebounds and three assists in the latter.
Tahvia Morrison (Vanden) scored three points to help UC Riverside 71-43.
Presley Neufeld (Solano) netted 14 points  and added five assists, four rebounds and two steals as Eastern Nazarene (4-2, 1-1 Commonwealth Coast Conference) rolled past Roger Williams 68-57. She then had nine points on a tough 3-for 15 shooting night, four assists, three rebounds and three steals in a 52-46 loss to Wentworth.
Waldorf (7-4) had a dazzling week with wins over Crown (102-54), Graceland (67-39) and Central (65-64) as Goli Tavassoli (Vanden, Solano) had a combined 29 points, 15 rebounds, 15 assists and five steals.
Lourdes, coached by former Fairfield standout Zareth Gray, fell to Madona (72-45) and Davenport (79-61). The Gray Wolves are 3-6, 1-3 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.
Former Vacaville and Vacaville Christian coach Chris Minner has Our Lady of the Lakes (7-0, 2-0 Red River Athletic Conference) off to an unbeaten start after wins over St. Thomas-Houston (110-78) and University of the Southwest (94-53).

Men's basketball
Alaska split its first two Great Northwest Athletic Conference games, falling to Seattle Pacific 72-60 and topping Montana State-Billings 80-73. Ronnie Baker (Rodriguez) had five points and two assists in the loss, 12 points in the win for the Nanooks (5-4).
Marcus Carter (Solano) poured in a team-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Pacific Union (0-6) lost to Northern New Mexico 84-79.
Playing the big and the small, Sacramento State (5-2) downed Dominican 77-68 and fell to Arizona State 90-70. John Dickson (Fairfield) netted a career-high 29 points and had six rebounds and three blocks against the Penguins, 12 points and seven rebounds against the Sun Devils.
Robbie Herndon (Fairfield resident) scored 10 points for San Francisco State (3-3, 1-1 CCAA) in an 80-76 loss to Cal State East Bay and in a 60-55 win over Cal State Monterey Bay. He had a combined nine rebounds in the two games.
James Lake (Fairfield) drained a team-high 17 points and added six rebounds and two assists to help Adams State (4-0, 2-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) edge Colorado State-Pueblo 77-73 in overtime. He then scored a game-high 20 points with three steals and two assists in a 67-65 win over Colorado-Colorado Springs.
Mike McChristian (Wood) had a combined five points, five rebounds and two assists as Idaho (2-4) lost to Washington State 64-55 and beat UC Davis 73-66.
Roman Robinson (Rodriguez) hd 12 points, three rebounds, three steals, two assists and two blocks as Webster (4-2, 2-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) blasted Blackburn 87-54. He then had 17 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and two blocks as the Gorloks gashed Greenville 91-61.
Wrestling
Adam Pain (Rodriguez) started the season 4-4 for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo by competing in the San Francisco State and Roadrunner opens, opening his season with a pin of Cal State Bakersfield's Juan Gamino in 2:40.
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.
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

Solano jobless rate drops, jobs rise

By Barry Eberling | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

 
 
Memorial focuses on hope, healing from addiction

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

Vacaville High graduate shines at tech event

By Brad Stanhope | From Page: A2

 
New law aimed at urban water district reports

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

Travis celebrates KC-10′s 20 years at base

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Highway 37 detours in place

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

 
 
Maintenance begins on Rio Vista Bridge Sunday

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

Mother gives late daughter a voice by helping others

By Susan Winlow | From Page: B8, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
 
Fairfield police log: Sept. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

Suisun City police log: Sept. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

 
.

US / World

Record-setting retardant used on California fire

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
Brown vetoes diaper changing-station bills

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

Oakland mother charged in cocaine death of son, 2

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4, 4 Comments

 
UC campus chancellors granted hefty pay raises

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4, 6 Comments

State to ban smoking at home day cares

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Driver of stolen van that hit dog gets prison time

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 4 Comments

License plate scanner networks capture movements

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Feds approve California’s immigrant license words

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment | Gallery

California man accused of killing fellow gym-goer

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
California school gender equity ruling upheld

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10, 2 Comments

 
After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Florida town knew shooter had troubled past

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
.

Opinion

Lots of services available for Solano veterans

By Ted Puntillo | From Page: A8

 
Cheers, jeers for the week of Sept. 14-20, 2014

By Daily Republic | From Page: A8

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 20, 2014

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Fairfield Ford boosts animal adoption efforts

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8, 1 Comment

.

Living

Today in History: Sept. 20, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Sept. 20, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Horoscopes: Sept. 20, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: A7

 
Make sure you get educated during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A7

 
.

Entertainment

 
Fallon to pay up, broadcast show in Chicago

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B9

 
.

Sports

Legs power Mustangs in win over Falcons

By Nick DeCicco | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
A’s Lester holds Phillies to 5 hits in 7 innings in 3-1 victory

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Big plays in second half lift Vanden past Center

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B1

Gordon has suspension reduced to 10 games

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Kershaw gets 20th win as Dodgers pound Cubs 14-5

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Raiders could be down 2 starters on defense

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

49ers’ Davis, McDonald questionable for Sunday

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Stewart slogs through tough day at New Hampshire

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Rio Vista gets easy football win over Delta

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B2

 
Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

This date in sports history for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
.

Business

Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4, 1 Comment

 
China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for bribery

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4, 1 Comment

 
California adopts olive-oil labeling standards

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4, 1 Comment

Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba’s IPO

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

 
Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

 
.

Obituaries

Charles Randolph Orr

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

 
Corazon Libunao Thompson

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

Allie M. Zell-Jones

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

 
George Junior Rhode

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

.

Comics

Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

 
Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A6

Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

 
Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

 
.

Home Seller 09/20/14

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent

By The Associated Press | From Page: HSR2

Real estate transactions for Sept. 20, 2014

By Daily Republic | From Page: HSR3

New Standard Pacific models in Vacaville

By Daily Republic | From Page: HSR3