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Winter College Notebook: Baker goes distance for Nanooks

UAF starts solid and maintains about a 10 point lead for most of the 1st half

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From page B1 | February 20, 2014 |

College basketball games that go three overtimes last 55 minutes. Ronnie Baker and the Nanooks of the University of Alaska endured such a contest last week with the Rodriguez High graduate scoring 26 points in 51 minutes, both team highs, in a 108-104 victory over Northwest Nazarene.

Baker hit 5 of his 10 3-point attempts and had four rebounds and a steal. He leads the Nanooks (15-8, 10-5 GNAC) with 14.6 points and 34.0 minutes played per game, ranks second with 2.4 assists and third with 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals.

Alaska also defeated Central Washington 85-76 with Baker getting 13 points, four steals, three rebounds and two assists. Rashaad Allen (Rodriguez) had one assist over the two games for the Nanooks.

Eastern Nazarene (18-4, 12-4 CCC) extended its winning streak to eight games by topping Salve Regina 56-49 and Western New England 72-63. Lequan Gomes (Fairfield, Solano) had six points, one rebound, one steal and one assist in the former, 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal in the latter.

Juston Goodwin (Buckingham Solano) Charter, Solano) got nine points and seven rebounds for Dickinson State (7-17, 2-10 Frontier) in a 77-68 loss to Carroll.

Menlo (9-17, 5-6 CalPac) mauled UC Santa Cruz 76-48 and UC Merced 70-54 with Jordan Collier (Vanden) pulling down two rebounds in the two games.

James Givens (Fairfield, Solano) scored a team-high 16 points and added five rebounds, two assists and one steal, but it wasn’t enough to keep Maine-Fort Kent (7-19) from dropping an 84-45 decision to the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The former Falcon also had seven points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals in a 70-63 loss to Berkeley.

Pacific Union (4-24, 3-9 CalPac) fell to William Jessup 78-60 and Simpson 80-71 with Anthony Gonzalez (Vacaville) getting a combined five points, six rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block in the two games.

Tyler Idowu (Rodriguez) had two points for Saint Martin’s (8-14, 5-9 GNAC) in a 70-62 loss to Western Oregon.

Women’s basketball

Dominican (8-15, 8-9 PacWest) extended its winning streak to a season-beat four games by downing Notre Dame de Namur 75-52 and Holy Names 67-61 in overtime. Salonika Quewon-Owens (Armijo, Solano) poured in 24 points and had five rebounds, four steals two assists and one block in the former, 15 points, nine rebounds, two assists, one  steal and one block in the latter.

For Holy Names, Renique Fitzpatrick (Armijo) had 11 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block, while Amnesty Bradley (Fairfield) had three points, six rebounds, two blocks, one assist and one steal. The Hawks (9-13, 5-11 PacWest) also lost to Academy of Art 83-69 with Fitzpatrick getting 10 points, seven rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal, while Bradley also played. Jala Carter (Rodriguez) saw action in both games.

Taylor Caspers (Fairfield) had one rebound as Texas-Arlington (3-19, 2-10 Sun Belt) fell 70-65 to Louisiana-Monroe.

Khristina Hunter (Rodriguez) amassed 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block for San Diego State (9-13, 6-6 MWC) in a 77-66 grounding of Air Force. Earlier, the former Mustang had 10 points, seven rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal in a 69-60 loss to Wyoming.

Ruby Leon (Fairfield, Solano) netted 11 points and added four rebounds, two assists and one steal to help Eastern Nazarene (7-15, 3-12 CCC) edge Western New England 67-64. Earlier, Leon had eight points, five rebounds and two assists in a 72-59 loss to Salve Regina.

Chico State (16-6, 12-6 CCAA) had its seven-game winning streak snapped with an 83-71 loss to Cal State Los Angeles before rebounding with a 54-51 eclipsing of Cal State Dominguez Hills. After getting 13 points, five assists, three rebounds and one steal in the former, Jazmine Miller (Vanden) had a team-high 19 points to go with seven rebounds and three assists in the latter.

Tahvia Morrison (Vanden) had three points, two assists and one rebound to help UC Riverside (5-19, 1-10 Big West) snap its 16-game losing streak by rallying from a 41-34 halftime deficit to top UC Irvine 87-75.

Shante Sands (Fairfield) rolled up 10 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, one block and one steal for Cal Maritime (10-16, 3-9 CalPac) in a 74-66 loss to William Jessup. Earlier, she had eight points, five assists, four rebounds and one steal in a 109-73 defeat at the hands of Simpson.

Destinee Sinegal-Smith (Fairfield, Solano) got her week started with a bang by scoring a team-high 17 points with two assists and one rebound in a 95-43 loss to College of Saint Mary’s by Waldorf (6-18, 4-8 MCAC). She later had a combined two points, one rebound and one assist in a 93-74 loss to College of the Ozarks and 72-66 win over Central Baptist.

Our Lady of the Lake (20-3, 10-2 RRAC), coached by former Vacaville and Vacaville Christian coach Chris Minner, bounced back from a 106-77 humbling at the hands of Langston by crushing St. Thomas-Houston 81-47 and Paul Quinn 103-55.

Nebraska-Kearney (8-14, 4-11 MIAA), led by former Solano assistant coach Kevin Chaney, dropped a 66-50 decision to the Gorillas of Pittsburg State.

Wrestling

Trinity (2-18), coached by former Armijo standout Marques Gales, snapped a six-match losing streak by bouncing Bridgewater State 34-9 before losing 31-12 to Coast Guard and 42-9 to Rhode Island College.

Track and field

Bryce Houston (Rodriguez) of Arizona took 12th in the 400-meter dash (48.01 seconds), 14th in the 600 (1:28.77) and ran the lead leg for the ninth-place 4×400 relay team (3:14.75).

Reach Paul Farmer at 435-4646, 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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