The UC Davis men's soccer team scored three unanswered goals in a 19-minute span in the second half to rally for a 3-1 Big West Conference victory over host Sacramento State, UCD reported.
The Aggies (7-5-4, 5-2) took sole possession of first place in the Big West North Division with 15 points. The Hornets (7-6-2, 4-2-1) share second place with Cal Poly with 13 points.
Sac State took a 1-0 lead when Isaac Ikyurav scored off a cross from Gabe Silveira in the 40th minute.
In the second half, UC Davis took control, outshooting Sac State 16-0 in the period.
Brian Ford tied it in the 60th minute with a header off Alex Henry's corner kick for his first goal of the season. Eric Budniewski gave the Aggies the lead, scoring his first career goal in the 69th minute off a cross from Alex Aguiar. John Joslin sealed the victory with his first goal of the year in the 79th minute.
Two Sacramento-area boxers triumph
Only two of four Sacramento-area boxers were victorious on a card at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort: Lightweight Stan Martyniouk (12-1) scored a six-round unanimous decision over Johnny Frazier (2-10-4) of Las Vegas in the feature bout; and bantamweight Mario Ayala won by unanimous decision over Don Jose of Stockton in the pro debut for both in a four-rounder.
Heavyweight Hector Martinez (7-6-1) lost by split decision to Rodney Hernandez (4-1) of Modesto, and cruiserweight Payton Boyea (0-3) lost by unanimous decision to Joe Gumina (4-1) of San Bruno.
San Francisco heavyweight and ex-amateur standout LaRon Mitchell postponed his pro debut because of illness.
Jim Jenkins, Special to The Bee
UCD men win in water polo tournament
Matt Vowell and Trevor Allen each scored four goals to lead 16th-ranked UC Davis (12-11) to an 18-9 victory over Fresno Pacific on the first day of the Rodeo men's water polo tournament in Santa Clara, UCD reported.
Vatananugulkit leads Aggies' golfers
UC Davis golfer Beverly Vatananugulkit shot a season-best 2-under-par 69 and was tied for 11th at 1-over 143 after two rounds of the Stanford Intercollegiate, UCD reported. The fourth-ranked Aggies were tied with Pepperdine for 11th place.
ARC comes back for football victory
Jonathan Kodama threw three of his four touchdown passes in the second half as American River College rallied from a 21-10 first-half deficit to beat host Fresno City 31-21 in a Valley Conference game.
Tyler Trosin, Diondre Batson and Corey Meshack caught second-half touchdown passes for the Beavers, and ARC's Zane Petty and Rozale Byrd made interceptions.