Myles McKee passed for 425 yards and a school-record six touchdowns Saturday as host Sierra College beat Sacramento City College 68-30 in a season opener.
A transfer from Butte College by way of North Carolina, McKee hit Vince Mayle for touchdowns of 15, 60 and 69 yards. The sophomore also found Frankie Gomes for scoring strikes of 39, 54 and 69 yards.
Special teams and defense also delivered for the Wolverines. Gomes returned a blocked punt 17 yards for a touchdown, Jay Elias returned a blocked field-goal attempt 65 yards for a score, and Vidal Davis returned an interception 64 yards for a score.
The Panthers' Ronald Beverly threw five touchdown passes, four to Rico Herring.
American River 59, Monterey Peninsula 9 at ARC Devontae Booker rushed for 291 yards and a school-record five touchdowns for the state-ranked No. 5 Beavers, who opened the season by winning their 19th consecutive game dating to 2010.
Booker fell 20 yards shy of the ARC rushing record of 311 set by Johnnie Nolen in 2001.
Jonathan Kodama completed 13 of 18 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns for the Beavers.
Trevor Horn, Special to The Bee
Saint Mary's sweeps Sac State in volleyball
Saint Mary's won the Sacramento State Invitational women's volleyball tournament, sweeping the host Hornets 27-25, 25-18, 25-23, according to the Sac State athletics website.
Jessie Genger had 12 kills for the Hornets (3-3).
Sac State had advanced by beating Morgan State 25-12, 25-20, 23-25, 25-16 behind Kayla Beal's 10 kills.
North Carolina swept UC Davis 25-16, 25-22, 25-17 in the final match of the Aggie Invitational, UCD reported. Devon Damelio led the Aggies (2-4) with 14 kills.
Earlier, UCD lost to Santa Clara 19-25, 17-25, 25-19, 25-22, 6-15.
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