Thursday, January 29, 2015
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 [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.
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

 
1st release for birds with mysterious goo a success

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Council backs beer, wine sales for Vacaville store

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A3

 
Vacaville police seek help to find sex offender

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Sweep by sheriff’s team nets 4 arrests

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A3, 1 Comment

 
Travis starts work on Functional Fitness Center

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3

 
Boy Scouts to screen award-winning film

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3

 
Church makes ready for health, wellness fair

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

 
4-H Annual Presentation Day returns in February

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

Vacaville SWAT team serves search warrant

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A3

 
Real estate occupancy continues to climb

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A3

 
Lights out for proposed electronic sign in Vacaville

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A3

Fairfield police log: Jan. 27, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A10

 
Suisun City police log: Jan. 27, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A10

.

US / World

Poll: High approval for Gov. Jerry Brown, support for budget

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
Air Force probing alleged ‘treason’ remark by general

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Expect tiny tuxes but no real puppy love at doggy weddings

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Large salmon release planned

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Violations mount for toxic recycler

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

 
Quake rattles N. California coast

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Second arrest in student stabbing

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

 
Marshals track down missing treasure hunter

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

‘Drunk’ excuse falls flat in Vandy rape trial

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Attorney General nominee defends Obama immigration changes

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5 | Gallery

Police seek law to alter Google app

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Euro coast guards scramble to locate Syrian ghost ship

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Chinese regulators go after online sale of fake goods

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Investigation stems from police-involved shooting outbreak

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Hezbollah missiles kill soldiers

By New York Times | From Page: A6

 
ISIS extends hostage deadline

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
.

Opinion

 
Editorial Cartoon: Jan. 29, 2015

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

Just be honest and come forward

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A7

 
A truly misinformed writer

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A7, 5 Comments

India now has 322 billion reasons to fix economy

By William Pesek | From Page: A7

 
Don’t brush off bullying

By Kelvin Wade | From Page: A7

.

Living

Today in History: Jan. 29, 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Jan. 29, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Deadbeat boyfriend ruined my relationship with my granddaughter

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A9

 
Horoscope Jan. 29, 2015

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: A9

.

Entertainment

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Theater legend Joel Grey reveals that he is gay

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

Super Bowl advertisers aim not to offend

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

 
.

Sports

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins hoping to make All-Star team

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Rodriguez wrestlers pull out 34-24 win over Wood

By Brian Arnold | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Solano men cruise past LMC for biggest win of season

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B2

NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
GM John Schneider has been architect of Seahawks’ success

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Patriots not dwelling on last Super Bowl loss in Arizona

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Woods returns to Phoenix with plenty of memories

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Korda, Lewis, Munoz tied for lead at LPGA season opener

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Head of NCAA enforcement: Academic misconduct on rise

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
This date in sports history for Jan. 29, 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

Joseph Phillip Raiff

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Dzhon Athanc

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

.

Comics

Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<<' (T_SL) in /www/newspaperfoundation.org/html/wp-content/themes/broadsheet/footer.php on line 101