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Winter College Notebook: Givens giving his all for Maine-Fort Kent

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It’s been a season of streaks for the University of Maine-Fort Kent men’s basketball team, the longest being of the losing variety.

James Givens, who played for both Fairfield High and Solano Community College, helped the Bengals (7-17) get their second two-game winning streak by pouring in a game-high 27 points in a 78-52 mauling of Maine-Presque Isle.

The former Falcon has played in 21 games, 17 of them starts, and leads the team in minutes (32.0), points (14.8) and assists per game (4.8). He’s also averaging 3.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals per outing.

Ronnie Baker (Rodriguez) scored 15 points and added five rebounds, two assists and one steal as Alaska (13-8, 8-5 GNAC) topped Montana State-Billings, 88-74. The Nanooks then fell 67-56 to Seattle Pacific as Baker had six points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals. Rashaad Allen (Rodriguez) had three points and a rebound over the two games.

Dickinson State dropped a pair of games to see its losing streak extended to five straight. Juston Goodwin (Buckingham Charter, Solano) had five points, one rebound and one assist in a 104-62 loss to Westminster and then had six points and four rebounds as the Blue Hawks (7-17, 2-10 Frontier) fell 91-68 to Montana Western. DeSean Atkins (Fairfield) had four points, two assists and one rebound in the two games.

Lequan Gomes (Fairfield, Solano) averaged eight points and five rebounds per game as Eastern Nazarene (16-4, 10-4 CCC) rolled to victories over Roger Williams (69-55), Nichols (84-81) and Wentworth (71-61). The former Falcon came up biggest in the tightest of the three games, getting 11 points and eight rebounds against Nichols.

In Menlo’s 81-64 win over Pacific Union, Jordan Collier (Vanden) had six points and three rebounds for the Oaks (7-17, 5-6 CalPac), while Anthony Gonzalez (Vacaville) had nine points, two assists and a steal for the Pioneers (4-22, 3-7 CalPac).

Collier later had two rebounds and an assist in a 77-62 loss to Cal Maritime, while Gonzalez had one point, two assists and a rebound in a 74-66 downing of UC Merced.

Hawaii Pacific (12-8, 7-7 Pac West) fell 83-72 to Cal Baptist and 99-85 to BYU-Hawaii with Koree Cox (Rodriguez) getting four points and three rebounds in the two games.

Tyler Idowu (Rodriguez) pulled down two rebounds for Saint Martin’s (8-13, 5-8 GNAC) in a 77-73 loss to Central Washington.

Women’s basketball

Ruby Leon (Fairfield, Solano) helped Eastern Nazarene (6-15, 2-12 CCC) break a five-game losing streak by getting 14 points, five assists and two rebounds in a 77-72 double-overtime win over Wentworth, getting seven of her points in the second overtime. Earlier, she had two points in a 91-37 loss to Roger Williams and eight points, six rebounds and five steals in a 67-59 loss to Nichols.

Also for Eastern Nazarene, Lucy Santos (Solano) had eight points, seven rebounds and a block against Roger Williams, two rebounds against Nichols.

Khristina Baker (Rodriguez) scored a team-high 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and had two assists, one block and one steal, but it wasn’t enough to keep San Diego State from falling 84-65 to Nevada. She also had 11 points, four rebounds and two steals and one assist in a 75-65 bouncing of Boise State.

Jazmine Miller (Vanden) rolled up 12 points and 11 rebounds to help Chico State (15-5, 11-5 CCAA) outlast Cal State San Bernardino 74-72, Earlier, the former Viking had six points, three rebounds and one steal in a 55-42 triumph over UC San Diego.

Salonika Quewon-Owens (Armijo) filled the stat sheet for Dominican (6-15, 6-9 Pac West) with 13 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals in a 64-61 edging of the Hawks of Holy Names.

The Hawks (9-11, 5-9 Pac West), who have lost five straight and nine of 11, got 20 points, 15 rebounds, two steals, one block and an assist from Renique Fitzpatrick (Armijo). The former Indian also had a double-double (15 points, 11 rebounds) as well as three steals and a block in an 95-80 loss to Dixie State.

Amnesty Bradley (Fairfield) had a rebound and an assist in the two games for Holy Names.

Shante Sands (Fairfield) poured in 13 points and had four rebounds, one assist and one block in lifting Cal Maritime (10-14, 3-7 CalPac) to a 66-59 win over UC Merced. She later had nine points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in a 109-73 humbling at the hands of Menlo.

Texas-Arlington won two games for the first time this season by ripping Louisiana-Lafayette 73-54. Taylor Caspers (Fairfield) had three points for the Mavericks (3-18, 2-8 Sun Belt).

UC Riverside (4-18, 0-9 Big West) came painfully close to snapping its lengthy losing streak by taking a 36-18 halftime lead against Cal State Fullerton, only to lose to the Titans 60-57. Tahvia Morrison (Vanden) had three points for the Highlanders, who also fell 65-52 to Long Beach State, their 15th straight loss.

Melaya Gaines (Armijo) returned to action for Cal State San Marcos (11-16) after missing several games in a 77-65 loss to Northern New Mexico.

Waldorf (5-16, 3-6 MCAC) split its two games last week, losing 94-61 to Oklahoma Wesleyan and topping Haskell Indian Nations 55-48. Destinee Sinegal-Smith (Fairfield, Solano) had two points, three assists and a rebound in the two games.

Our Lady of the Lake (18-2, 9-1 RRAC), coached by former Vacaville and Vacaville Christian coach Chris Minner, cruised past the University of the Southwest, 90-76.

Nebraska-Kearney (8-13, 4-10 MIAA), led by former Solano assistant Kevin Chaney, split its two games, losing to Fort Hays State 85-67 before getting past Washburn, 61-53.

Wrestling

Trinity, coached by former Armijo standout Marques Gales, fell to 1-16 by losing 32-12 to Springfield, 45-9 to Johnson and Wales and 31-15 to Plymouth State.

Track

Bryce Houston (Rodriguez) was fourth in his section and 12th overall for Arizona in the 400-meter dash (49.11 seconds) at the Mountain T’s Invitational at Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, Ariz.

At the Air Force Team Challenge in Colorado Springs, Colo, Darrell Jackson (Fairfield) was eighth in the 800 (2:03.95).

Swimming

Alex Mendoza (Rodriguez) won the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:54.94) for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, setting a new pool record at Pomona-Pitzer’s Haldermann Pool in the process. He also won the 500 free (4:45.88) and swam the third leg for CMS’s “C” team in the 400 free relay, finishing fourth (3:18.64). The Stags won 211-86.

United State Merchant Marine Academy, for whom Ben Gabbard (Vacaville) swims, captured its 16th straight conference title, winning the Landmark Conference crown.

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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