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Alexander Gonzalez scored for the second game in a row as American Canyon boys soccer team battled host Benicia to a 1-1 tie and improved to 6-3-4 overall and 3-1-2 in Solano County Athletic Conference play. The third-place Wolves are just two points out of first place with 11 points. Vanden (5-0-1 SCAC) has 13 and Benicia (3-0-3 SCAC) has 12.

On Jan. 25, American Canyon downed visiting Fairfield 4-1 as Jose Lopez scored twice and Alexander Gonzalez and Luis Flores each had one goal. Lopez leads the team with 11 goals.

Girls Soccer

Rebecca Richards and Jaylynn Del Rosario each had a hat trick and Ana Herrera had two goals and five assists for the Wolves (7-8-3, 3-1-1 SCAC) in a 10-0 road win over Fairfield on Friday night. Isabelle Ramos had one goal and an assist, and Saleena Bains added a goal.

Girls Basketball

American Canyon picked up its third win of the season Thursday night, 54-39 over visiting Fairfield, finishing the first half of SCAC play with a 1-4 record and improving to 3-16 overall.

Robyn-Elizabeth Yan had 19 points, seven rebounds, five steals and three assists, Mariah Carlyle 10 points, eight rebounds, three assists and a steal, Lauren Summers seven points and three rebounds, Trinity Tapia six points and three assists, Adriauna Samodio six points, a steal and a rebound, Ima Tapaoan four points, and Louralei Salanga two points and a rebound.


lineman honored

Sacramento State’s Jonathan Bade has been named to the Big Sky Conference 2017 Fall All-Academic team for football. The 2013 American Canyon High graduate, who is majoring in sociology, was named to the All-Big Sky Conference third team last fall. A senior and a three-year starter, he was a two-year captain and started the final 33 games at tackle for the Hornets (7-4, 6-2 Big Sky).

He played a large role in the team’s improved play up front as the Hornets rushed for 225.8 yards per game and allowed just 16 sacks in 11 games. The rushing average was the most by a Sacramento State team since 1999 when it ran for 234.9 yards per game

Fundraiser at

Eagle Vines Feb. 12

The 19th annual Giants Napa Golf Outing will take place at Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club in American Canyon on Monday, Feb. 12.

The event, which is in partnership with Compadres Rio Grille, The Meritage Resort and Spa, and Charlie Brumbaugh, is a benefit for the San Francisco Giants Community Fund.

Registration and breakfast at the golf course starts at 8:30 a.m. There is a shotgun start at 10 a.m. An awards reception follows the event.

The deadline to sign up is Feb. 5. Sponsorships range from $800 to $3,000. All golfers receive free range balls, tee prize package, breakfast at the course, and Quesadillas and margaritas on the course.

Checks are to be made payable to Giants Community Fund. Entries are to be returned to Blaine Mauldin, Giants Community Fund, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107.

To sign up, or for more information, contact Mauldin at 415-972-2457 or by email at

The Giants Community Fund collaborates with the Giants by using baseball as a forum to encourage underserved youth and their families to live healthy, productive lives, according to the Giants’ website.