Nathan Richmond got the firefighters off to a hot start with a 93-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as the Dogs beat the law enforcement Hogs 20-7 on Saturday in the annual Guns ’n Hoses matchup at Sacramento State, according to a news release.
The Dogs led 8-7 through three quarters and broke it open with two touchdowns in the fourth. Tim Yee’s interception set up a 4-yard touchdown pass from Mason Magelby to Alex Yount. Adam Braithwaite then picked off a Tod Bevins pass and returned it 52 yards for a touchdown.
The game began in 1975 as the Pig Bowl but has featured a matchup between firemen and law enforcement for the past 13 years. This was the fourth win for the firefighters.
Andrew Erhart led the Hogs with 78 rushing yards on 22 carries. Bevins was 10 for 27 for 104 yards and two interceptions.
Erik Garside was 10 for 18 for 94 yards for the Dogs, while Magelby was 5 for 7 for 51 yards.
FIRE ‘DOGS’ 20, LAW ‘HOGS’ 7
Fire—Richmond 93 kickoff return (Yount pass from Ertl)
Law—Bellamy 22 pass from Bevins (Brown kick)
Fire—Yount 4 pass from Magelby (kick failed)
Fire—Braithwaite 52 interception return (pass failed)
UCD men net victory
▪ Alec Adamson, Bryce McKelvie, Jesse Ross and Eli Whittle earned singles wins as the UC Davis men’s tennis team beat Grand Canyon 5-2 in Los Angeles, according to a news release.
The victory completed a Southern California sweep for the Aggies (3-2), who beat Loyola Marymount on Friday.
“This was a good win after Friday night’s tough battle against LMU,” coach Eric Steidlmayer said in a story on the UCD website. “To come back today and produce is a great step forward. This was a great road trip for the Aggies.”
▪ The UCD women beat Portland State 6-1 in Vancouver, Wash., according to a news release. Layla Sanders, Lani-Rae Green, Frederique Sleiffer, Jessie Lee and Kamila Kecki had singles wins for UCD (2-1).
▪ The team of Olivia Boija and Jennifer Nguyen earned a win at No. 2 doubles, but the Sac State women (0-2) were beaten 7-0 by San Jose State (1-2) at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
Bee Sports staff
Robb earns win in ring
Sacramento featherweight Guy Robb (15-1) won a seventh-round technical knockout over Jose Silveira (15-13) of Mexico in a co-feature bout on the boxing card at the Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks.
In the main event, Paul Mendez (17-2-2) of Salinas retained his International Boxing Association middleweight title when Ernesto Berrospe (13-6) of Mexico was unable to answer the bell for the second round because of an arm injury.
Light-heavyweight Ryan Bourland (6-0) of Vacaville won his preliminary match with a four-round unanimous decision over Loren Myers (9-21-1) of San Diego.
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Aggies swim past UCSB
Samantha Shellem won three individual events as UCD (4-2, 3-0) swam to a 148-114 Mountain Pacific Sports federation victory over host UC Santa Barbara, according to the Aggies’ website.
Shellem won the 100, 200 and 500-yard freestyle events and was on the winning 200 medley relay team. Hilvy Cheung earned wins in the 100 and 200 butterfly events and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team.
Bee Sports staff