Sunday, January 25, 2015
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Week 12 prep football capsule

By
From page B3 | November 17, 2012 |

Vacaville (8-3) vs. Folsom (11-0)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Folsom High

Series: Vacaville leads 6-4

Last meeting: 2011, Vacaville won 39-36 in the SJS D-I championship game

Last week: Vacaville defeated Rio Linda, 35-21; Folsom defeated Atwater, 59-12

Of note: After going 43 years between meetings, the two Bulldogs squads square off for the third straight year in the postseason. This year’s battle comes in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II quarterfinals as did in 2010 when Folsom rolled to a section-record 75-0 halftime lead en route to a 75-6 victory in a driving rainstorm. Vacaville more than got revenge by earning a 39-36 victory in last year’s D-II title game. . . . Solano County’s Bulldogs, seeded ninth, are also underdogs this season as No. 1 Folsom comes in ranked 10th in the state, third in Northern California and  Division I North and second in the SJS behind Franklin of Elk Grove by Calhisports,com. Folsom enters the game with its third straight all-world quarterback in as many years. Jake Browning has completed 296 of 445 passes (66.5 percent) for 4,147 yards (377.0 per game) and 50 touchdowns and 14 interceptions, according to Maxpreps.com. He follows Dano Graves (3,702 yards and 62 TDs passing, 994 yards and 23 TDs rushing in 2010) and Tanner Trosin (5,185 yards and 49 TDs passing, 1,179 yards and 20 TDs rushing in 2011). Graves shredded Vacaville for 327 yards and five TDs through the air, 51 yards and three TDs in the ground in their 2010 playoff meeting. Trosin put up even bigger numbers last year, throwing for 407 yards and four TDs (with two interceptions) while rushing for 101 yards and a TD, though Vacaville prevailed. A difference this year is that Browning isn’t a running threat with just nine yards and one TD on the year. But Folsom more than gets it done, averaging 134.7 yards rushing to go with Browning’s 377 through the air and is averaging 46.7 points per game while giving up 20.0.The top Folsom rushing threats are Bailey Laolagi (520 yards, 8.0 per carry, 9 TDs) and Harry Lipnosky (599, 5.6,  5). But with six receivers having 20 catches or more, Folsom will come to pass. Browning’s favorite targets are Troy Knox ( 74 catches, 890 yards, 10 TDs), Lucas Owan (59, 1071, 10) and Rodney Ellison (41, 580, 4). . . . As its done since the dawn of time, Vacaville, which is averaging 39.0 points per game while giving up 24.8, will try to control things with the run. It’s top rushing threats are Curtis Goins (1,132 yards, 8.1 per carry,  11 TDs), David Mewborn (857, 14.1, 10) and Jacob Te’o (507, 8.6, 9). QB Nic Ardave has been an effect counter, completing 65 of 128 passes for 1,074 yards and 14 TDs with 8 interceptions. Vacaville’s top receivers are Goins (20 catches, 319 yards, 3 TDs) and Tyler Cummins (18, 315, 2). . . . Folsom won every game by a double-digit margin with its closest game a 31-20 victory over San Ramon Valley. Its next closest game was a  50-38 win over Deer Valley, two weeks before the Wolverines blitzed Vacaville 55-35. Their other common foe was Oak Ridge, which fell to Folsom 49-21 after earlier edging Vacaville 24-21.

If you go: Take Interstate 80 to Sacramento and Highway 50 east to Folsom. Take the Prairie City Road exit and go north. The school is on the right at 1655 Iron Point Road.

Prediction:  Folsom 55, Vacaville 24

Last week’s prediction record: 2-0; Season record: 53-15

Solano County Rankings

1, Vacaville (8-3). 2, Benicia (8-3). 3, Dixon (9-2). 4, Bethel (6-5). 5, Vanden (4-6). 6, Wood (5-5). 7, Vallejo (3-7). 8. Rodriguez (3-7). 9. Armijo (1-9). 10, Rio Vista (5-6). 11, St. Patrick’s (1-9). 12, Fairfield (1-8). 13, Vacaville Christian (5-5).

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 GOP welcomes address from King niece

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Nursing students take next step in higher education

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: C1 | Gallery

Friend seeks justice for 1982 Vacaville homicide victim

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A1, 2 Comments | Gallery

 
Scientists think Earth doomed: I disagree

By Brad Stanhope | From Page: A2

 
Biggest Little Car Show returns for 31st year

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

Solano Safety Net Summit set in Fairfield downtown

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A3

 
Wine, chocolate pairing comes to downtown Benicia

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

Local gas prices dip below $2 a gallon

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Crews respond to residential fire

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Be heart smart all year long

By Gerald Bourne, MD | From Page: C4

 
Kindergarten Readiness Roundup enlightens parents

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4 | Gallery

Weather for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B4

 
CHP seeks witnesses to I-80 crash

By Bill Hicks | From Page: A5

Saudi monarchy transition a real economic concern

By Bud Stevenson | From Page: B7

 
City seeks input on downtown plan

By Brian Miller and Karl Dumas | From Page: B7, 1 Comment

Privatized housing tenants to feel BAH pinch

By Tom Philpott | From Page: B10

 
Fairfield police log: Jan. 23, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A10

Airman with Fairfield tie completes training

By Nick DeCicco | From Page: B10

 
Suisun City police log: Jan. 23, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A10

Suisun City police log: Jan. 22, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A10

 
.

US / World

Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
It’s a hoot hanging out with owls at this Tokyo cafe

By The Associated Press | From Page: C2 | Gallery

Avian flu confirmed in commercial turkey flock in California

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Boy, 13, arrested in fatal stabbing near Los Angeles school

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Abortion opponents express renewed hope at SF rally

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
School: Sea otter conceived in wild is 1st born in captivity

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Man searching by plane finds body of missing son off Mexico

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire risk

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Elon Musk’s SpaceX drops lawsuit against Air Force

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
California’s public-worker payroll increased post-recession

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Police: Man shot his family, killing 3, then killed himself

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
1st attempt to lift fuselage of crashed AirAsia plane fails

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Thousands march against socialist president in Venezuela

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Expert says King Tut mask can be restored after epoxy used

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
.

Opinion

 
Plea for return of stolen statue

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Not all police are bad

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A8

Editorial Cartoon: Jan. 25, 2015

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Sound off for Jan. 25, 2015

By Daily Republic | From Page: A8

 
.

Living

Today in History: Jan. 25, 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Jan. 25, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

The gift of a new beginning

By Dalia Adams | From Page: C3

 
Mennonite group to build houses in tornado-damaged town

By The Associated Press | From Page: C3

Yearbooks bring Jewish, Catholic groups together

By The Associated Press | From Page: C3

 
Horoscope Jan. 25, 2015

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: C4

My dad can’t get over the bad first impression of my boyfriend

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: C4

 
.

Entertainment

Mariel Hemingway working on memoir and young adult novel

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

 
Jonathan Franzen to appear at BookExpo America

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

 
TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B11

.

Sports

25 years of trying to get it right

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Sharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Open

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Thompson’s record 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Kings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki’s surgically repaired hip on mend

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Buckeyes celebrate their title at Ohio Stadium

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Carroll, Belichick excelled after failing the first time

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Luck-led Team Carter vs. Romo-lead Team Irvin in Pro Bowl

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

AP Explains: The Pro Bowl, unlike any other All-Star game

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Abdullah leads North to 34-13 win over South in Senior Bowl

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

As Brady, Gronk know, pre-Super Bowl injury talk always big

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Could Super Bowl be Lynch’s finale in Seattle?

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Sherman, Seahawks take the trash-talk lead over Patriots

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Ashley Wagner wins 3rd US title with record-setting scores

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Weber’s 108.5-mph blast gives him hardest shot at NHL skills

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Jimenez, Mediate share lead in Champions Tour opener

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Grace wins Qatar Masters by 1 stroke

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Matt Kuchar stumbles in, gives away Humana Challenge lead

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
For streaking Atlanta Hawks, it’s all about the balance

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Upstart wins $400,000 Holy Bull at Gulfstream

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Mischief Clem wins California Cup Derby in photo finish

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Hometown report: Bowling

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B3

Sports on TV for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B5

 
This date in sports history for Jan. 25, 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

.

Business

Anheuser-Busch to buy craft beer company

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It’s a breeze

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Higher standard deduction, other breaks for older taxpayers

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

 
Tiny Cokes: Less guilt means more money for makers

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Recalls this week: cleaners, fitness machines

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
First Look: Apple’s HomeKit could help smarten up your home

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9

.

Obituaries

Don Johnson

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Thomas Clark

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Sheila Margery (Smith) Luxenberg

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics