Bee-ranked No. 3 Elk Grove High School finds new running backs to replace a record-setting one and sees familiar production from one of the region’s top quarterback-receiver combinations, and its ferocious defense suffocates No. 4 Inderkum 37-6 Friday night in Natomas.
After the field was named after Mike Alberghini, his team lives up to the name as Bee-ranked No. 5 Grant rallies to beat No. 6 Rocklin 21-20 in the season opener for both teams.
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Check out the results from other football action around the area, including No. 8 Jesuit’s 28-10 win over No. 7 Granite Bay.
How the first night of the season unfolded around the region.
Colin Kaepernick throws a pass in his first game since Nov. 1 and early on largely looks like someone who had gone nearly 10 months without playing.
Anthony Davis starts Friday’s exhibition at right guard, his first in-game snaps at that position since he was a freshman at Rutgers.
On Thursday night, the Giants’ Matt Moore experimented with a new pitch often and effectively while taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning of a 4-0 win over the Dodgers.
Sparked by a handful of defensive gems by Brandon Crawford, Jeff Samardzija and two relievers combine on a seven-hitter, and San Francisco beats Atlanta 7-0 on Friday night.
The A’s get a solo homer from Yonder Alonso but not much else as the Cardinals win 3-1, giving St. Louis starter Luke Weaver his first major-league victory.
If Republic FC wins the final five matches of the regular season, it will finish atop the USL Western Conference and potentially host three playoff games. The team hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 on Saturday night.
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