South Shore athletes running strong in college |

South Shore athletes running strong in college

Former Whittell High School soccer star Dusty Apocotos booted a 38-yard field goal in UC Davis’ 38-21 victory over Sacramento State in the Causeway Classic on Saturday in Davis, Calif.

The Aggies’ sophomore made all five of his extra-point attempts as well.

In a 64-20 rout of Western Oregon the previous week, Apocotos kicked a career-long 44-yard field goal and converted seven extra points.

Matt Massari ran for 133 yards and a touchdown, and Ryan Flanigan passed for 229 yards and two fourth-quarter scores in Davis win over Sacramento State.

Joe Bandel and Kevin Freeman caught TD passes for UC Davis (4-1).

UC Davis returns to action on Oct. 19 with its homecoming game at Toomey Field against Humboldt State. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m. Former STHS star quarterback Tim Sprinkles is a backup signal-caller for the ‘Jacks. Sprinkles hasn’t played since throwing a touchdown pass in Humboldt’s 27-17 season-opening defeat to Southern Oregon on Sept. 7 in Ashland, Ore.


Defender/midfielder Alex Romagnolo and his eighth-ranked San Diego Toreros continue to rack up victories.

Sandwiched around a 2-1 loss to Boston University on Oct. 4, the Toreros stopped UNLV 3-0 on Sept. 29 and bombarded Albany, N.Y., 4-1 on Sunday.

beat UNLV 3-0 on Sept. 29.

The Toreros return home to play Northridge, Calif., on Thursday.


Led by Adrian Hankoff’s 15 kills, 12 digs and two aces the Washington State University dominated Arizona State 30-17, 30-19, 30-23 in a Pacific-10 Conference and homecoming volleyball match Friday night in Pullman, Wash.

Hankoff contributed 11 kills and eight digs in WSU’s well-balanced attack in beating 17th-ranked Arizona 28-30, 30-22, 24-30, 30-26, 15-11 on Thursday night.

The sweep of the Arizona schools was the Cougars’ first since 1997.

WSU, 13-2 overall and 4-2 in the Pac-10, played at Idaho on Tuesday night and travels to rival Washington on Friday.

The game scores were 28-30, 30-22, 24-30, 30-26, 15-11, as 19th-ranked

“We really looked like the way Cougar volleyball should look ,” WSU coach Cindy Fredrick told WSU’s Sports Information Department following the ASU match. “Our kids played such good volleyball that Arizona State couldn’t get on track for anything.”


Fresno State true freshman defensive lineman Garrett McIntyre has continued to receive significant playing time.

McIntyre had three tackles, including one solo, in the Bulldogs’ 32-30 upset of Colorado State on Friday night in Fresno, Calif.

The former South Tahoe High standout linebacker had two tackles in the Bulldogs’ 31-28 victory against Rice the previous Saturday.

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