Regional Digest: Red-hot Sac State hosts Capital Classic

Published: Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 6C

Sacramento State's softball team, which has won seven of its last eight games, hosts the 21st annual Capital Classic, starting with three games today at Shea Stadium.

There will be four games Saturday and three more Sunday. Sac State (12-6), Fresno State (15-11), Kansas (19-5), Saint Mary's (4-16) and Texas State (3-19) will each play four games over the three days.

The Hornets open today against Texas State at noon. On Saturday, the Hornets play Saint Mary's at 1 p.m. and Fresno State at 3 p.m. They play Kansas on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Single-day tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youths ages 13-17 and seniors 65 and older. Youths 12 and under and Sac State students are free.

– Bee sports staff

City College of S.F. two wins from basketball title

Unbeaten City College of San Francisco will have a chance to win its second California Community College men's basketball championship in three seasons this weekend at Cosumnes River College.

The Rams (31-0), in the state playoffs for the 30th time, play Chaffey College (26-6) today at 7 p.m. in a semifinal. Mt. San Antonio (27-3) plays Merritt College (18-12) in the 5 p.m. semifinal. The championship game is Sunday at 1 p.m.

On the women's side, defending champion Mt. San Antonio (32-0) seeks its sixth championship since 2004. It plays Fresno City (30-3) in a 5 p.m. semifinal Saturday, followed by Santa Rosa (27-6) against Mt. San Jacinto (29-2). The women's state title game is Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

– Joe Davidson


The Sac State women's tennis team beat host Southern Utah 6-1 in Cedar City, Sac State reported.

The Hornets have won 95 consecutive Big Sky conference matches. Rebeca Delgado, Jennifer Nguyen, Olivia Boija, Saskia Angerer and Andrea Carus Gomez had singles wins for the Hornets (3-7, 3-0).

• Sac State's sand volleyball team will make its debut Saturday against Cal at 1 p.m. at the Sacramento Softball Complex. It will be the first of the Hornets' six home matches. Admission and parking are free.

– Bee Sports staff

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