Local Roundup: Local harriers compete at NCS cross country championships,
Benicia boys come in 11th place in Division III
The North Coast Section held its cross country championships and many local athletes did well at Hayward High.
In Division III for the girls, Benicia finished in 15th place, while American Canyon came in 20th.
Sophia Li came in 45th place for the Panthers with a time of 20 minutes, 19 seconds. Jessica Marsteller came in 70th place. Sadia Diouf was American Canyon’s top finisher in 116th place.
In Division III boys, Benicia came in 11th place, while American Canyon came in 19th place.
Reid Burford was the Panthers top finisher, coming in 24th place with a time of 16:09. Blake Harris of Benicia came in 41st place (16:33) while Dakota
Lim was the Wolves top finisher (17:14) by coming in 72nd place.
Victorino Rodriguez came in 170th place for Jesse Bethel.
Matthew Thompson of St. Patrick-St. Vincent came in 75th place for Division V boys.
San Francisco 54, Solano 47
The Solano College women’s basketball team lost to San Francisco City 54-47 on Friday in nonleague play.
The Falcons trailed 13-3 after a quarter and had to play catch-up. Solano outscored San Francisco 21-8 in the third and led briefly but could not make up ground again in the final period.
“It was a gritty, grindit-out kind of game,” Falcons head coach Matt Borchert said. “We had a poor shooting night. We made only 17 of 72, but we battled defensively and hung in there.”
Vanessa Hughes finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and two steals for Solano (3-5). Ashmeen Sran had 10 points, five boards, two assists and two steals. Jada Scott had nine points and seven assists and six steals.
Hughes hit a 3-pointer to make it 47-42 but Solano had to foul in the waning minutes.
Vivian Woo had 16 points and Jayden Benitez added 15 points for the Rams (4-1).
Solano’s first home game is Dec. 3 against Santa Rosa.
Lewis-Clark State 85, Cal Maritime 42
The Cal Maritime women’s basketball team lost to Lewis-Clark State 85-42 on Friday in nonleague action.
Kameron Taylor had 13 points on 5 of 12 shooting and hit three 3-pointers for the Keelhaulers (0-6). Alicia Porter had six points and six boards, and Vicky Sims had three steals.
Cal Maritime fell behind 27-10 after a quarter.
The Keelhaulers take on Wescliff on Monday and Hope on Tuesday.
Bethel 3, De Anza 0
The Bethel High boys soccer team defeated De Anza 3-0 on Monday.
Alejando Cano scored twice and Matthew Cadavid had a goal as well in the win.
Bethel is 2-0 on the season after also defeating American Canyon on Nov. 14. Macro Escobar had the goal for the Jaguars in that one. College Football
Marshel Martin scores touchdown for Sacramento State
Former St. Patrick-St. Vincent High football star Marshel Martin scored a touchdown in Sacramento State’s win over UC Davis on Saturday.
With the score, Martin is now the single-season leader in school history for touchdowns by a tight end with seven.
Martin’s touchdown in the fourth quarter was from 51 yards out and gave the Hornets the lead at 20-17. The would win 27-17.