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Regional digest: San Jose rallies for MLS tie in Colorado

Atiba Harris scored in the 94th and final minute Saturday night to give the Earthquakes a 1-1 Major League Soccer tie with the Colorado Rapids in Commerce City, Colo.

Matias Perez Garcia won control of a free kick from beyond midfield and sent the ball to Harris, who sent a laser into the left corner of the net.

The Rapids’ Gabriel Torres opened the scoring in the 84th minute with a chip off Chris Klute’s cross.

San Jose (6-12-11) and Colorado (8-14-8) have 10-game winless streaks.

UCD women’s runners place second at Stanford

Christine Hoffmann led the UC Davis women to a second-place finish behind Stanford in the Stanford Invitational cross country meet, the Aggies reported.

Hoffmann placed seventh in the 6-kilometer race in 21 minutes, 4 seconds. Sacramento State’s Chloe Berlioux finished 13th in 21:26.

In the men’s 8-kilometer race, UC Davis’ Brandon Pugh placed 13th in 24:04.

Sacramento’s Singh advances in Challenger

Lovedeep Singh of Sacramento beat Brett Bacharach of Newcastle 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of qualifying in the $100,000 Sacramento Pro Circuit Challenger at Natomas Racquet Club, the tournament reported.

In other qualifying matches, Marcos Giron, the 2014 NCAA singles champion for UCLA, beat Brandon Sutter of El Dorado Hills 6-0, 6-2, and Dennis Novikov of San Jose defeated Frederik Nielsen of Denmark 7-6 (3), 6-7 (1), 6-4.

ARC wins showdown

Deon Ransom scored on a 71-yard run, and Robert Sanders had two fourth-quarter interceptions to punctuate host American River College’s 13-0 victory over City College of San Francisco in a meeting of state-ranked teams.

No. 5 ARC led 6-0 at halftime on Tanner Trosin’s 13-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Lopez and gave another dominating defensive effort to improve to 4-0. ARC had five sacks against third-ranked San Francisco (3-1).

Joe Davidson

General

• The host UC Davis women’s soccer team settled for a 0-0 draw with Pacific, the Aggies reported. UC Davis (3-7-1) had two shots deflect off the post during overtime and saw shots hit the post and crossbar in regulation.



• Northern Arizona swept Sac State 25-21, 25-14, 25-15 in a Big Sky Conference women’s volleyball match in Flagstaff, Ariz., the Hornets reported. The Lumberjacks improved to 12-2 and 2-0 and dropped the Hornets to 5-12 and 0-2.



The Associated Press,

Bee Sports staff

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