PREP ROUNDUP: Ian Davis’ big game helps Sierra College top Diablo Valley
Ian Davis, a 2013 Nevada Union graduate, and the Sierra College Wolverines earned their second win of the season Saturday, beating Diablo Valley College, 34-30.
Davis, a sophomore defensive back, had a big game with seven solo tackles, a sack and an interception he took back 76 yards for a touchdown.
Fellow defensive back Gabe Humphers (Nevada Union ‘12) wrapped up six tackles (four solo) and recovered a fumble. Hank Humphers (Nevada Union ‘13), a sophomore linebacker, tallied three solo tackles.
Sierra College sophomore quarterback Kyle Cota (Nevada Union ‘13) was 14-for-27 for 284 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the game.
Sierra College is now 2-3 overall.
Tanner Vallejo (Nevada Union ‘13; Boise State) and the Broncos pitched a shutout Saturday, crushing Mountain West Conference opponent Hawaii, 55-0.
Vallejo, a junior linebacker, made five tackles (four solo), including a tackle for a loss in the win.
Vallejo is third on the team with 23 tackles. He also has a sack, three tackles for a loss and a forced fumble this season. Boise State is now 4-1, 1-0 MWC.
Dillon Huffman (Bear River ’12; Humboldt State University) and the Lumberjacks improved to 4-0 on the season with a 59-10 trouncing of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Huffman, a senior defensive lineman, made four tackles in the win.
Braaten Sill (Nevada Union ‘13; Butte College) and the Roadrunners won their second game in a row Saturday, topping San Joaquin Delta College, 34-19.
Sill, a sophomore kicker and punter, made four out of five extra points, and punted seven times for an average of 45.9 yards with a long of 67.
Butte is now 2-3 overall.
Austin Marks (Nevada Union ’13; Stetson University) and the Hatters are still looking for their first win of the season after falling to Dayton, 27-14.
Marks, a junior tight end, made two catches for 18 yards in the game.
Stetson is now 0-4.
Josh Cena (Nevada Union ‘11; Lewis and Clark College) and the Pioneers dropped to 0-3 this season after getting throttled by Linfield, 73-0.
Cena, a senior defensive back, made five tackles and pulled down an interception in the game.
Amanda Roberts (Nevada Union ‘14; Cal Lutheran) and the Regals won both of their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games last week, beating Chapman and Redlands.
Roberts, a freshmen outside hitter, tallied 11 kills and 15 digs across the two games.
Cal Lutheran is 16-2 overall and 6-0 in the SCIAC.
Madison Heppe (Nevada Union ‘12; Swarthmore College) and the Garnet earned wins in both their Centennial Conference matchups last week, beating Johns Hopkins University and Franklin and Marshall College.
Heppe, a senior defensive specialist, had 25 digs total in the two matches.
Swarthmore is currently 13-3 overall and 3-0 in the Centennial Conference.
Teryn Rath (Bear River ‘13; McDaniel College) and the Green Terror lost their only game last week, falling to Stevenson University.
Rath, a sophomore outside hitter, had three kills in the match.
McDaniel is now 9-5 overall.
Leila Whaley (Nevada Union ‘12; Bethany College) and the Swedes dropped both of their games last week, losing to Sterling College and Tabor College.
Whaley, a junior opposite hitter, had 18 kills in the two matches.
Bethany is now 6-13 overall.
Logan Lowe (Nevada Union ‘15; George Washington University) competed at the Mark Simpson Invitational in Boulder Colorado last week.
Lowe, a freshmen, shot a 13-over par 223 (76-72-75) at the tourney to finish 45th overall and second among George Washington University representatives.
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New season. New co-head coaches. Same expectations.