The Glendale men and women had a pair of solid team finishes Saturday at the Southern California Preview Meet at Mission Bay Park in San Diego. The women's team finihsed second with 78 points behind meet winner San Diego Southwestern with 54 and trade Tech was third with 107 points. The men's team finished sixth with 176 points behind first place Orange Coast College with 93, Trade Tech was second with 96 and Riverside was third with 115.
For the women, Angela Martinez was the top finisher over the 3.1 mile course in 19:39. Briann Jauregui was 11th in 19:50, Alyssa Selve was 16th in 20:04, Diana Sanchez was 18th in 20:09 and Vivian Ochoa was 24th in 20:20.
Ricky Avila was the top finisher for the Glendale men in 11th place over the four mile course in 21:09. Rico Gutierrez was 12th in 21:14, Miguel Flores was 36th in 21:52, Neil Jones was 52nd in 22:14 and Nicholas Marquez was 59th in 22:18.
Glendale competes next in the Santa Barbara Invitational Friday at 3:00 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs competeds in the Morro Bay Invitational last Sunday and Monday and finished fifth out of 13 teams. Glendale shot a two round toasl of 677 to finish behind tourney winner Bakersfield with 620 and College of the Canyons was second with 625. Tammy Panich was was one of the top low medalaist as she shot a 75 and 76 for a two round total of 151. Imelda Treto shot 81 and 90 for 171, Louise Wright shot 90 and 84 for 174 and Diana Hernandez shot 94 and 87 for 181.
Glendale competes in a Western State Conference match Monday in San Dimas hosted by Citrus College.
Glendale dropped a pair of conference matches last week to fall to 4-9 overall and 0-2 in WSC play. The Lady Vaqs fell to Bakersfield 3-1 in games last Tuesday at 23-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-12 and to Santa Monica 3-0 Friday 25-22, 25-17, 25-22. In the loss to Bakersfield, Jessica Alvarez had 16 kills and two team blocks. Roxy Domines had 25 assists, Brittany Frederick had six digs and Sara Kert had two team blocks and one solo block.
The Lady Vaqs hit the road this week with away matches at West L.A. Tuesday and at L.A. Pierce Friday. Both matches start at 7:00 p.m.
Glendale split a pair of conference matches last week and are now 1-1 in WSC play and 3-8 overall. They lost to Santa Monica 7-0 last Tuesday and beat L.A. Mission 2-0 Friday on a pair of goals by America Lopez and goalkeeper Pamela Mier had 14 saves.
The Lady Vaqs host L.A. Valley Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Sartoris Field and play at Canyons Friday at 4:00 p.m.
The men's team tied and last week and are now 2-5-4 overall and 1-2-1 in WSC play. They play at Oxnard Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. and host Citrus Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Sartoris Field
Glendale fell to 0-2 in American Divison Pacific Conference play and 0-6 overall with a 42-40 loss to L.A. Pierce College Saturday. The Vaqs trailed 42-27 in the fourth quarter and rallied for two scores lat in the stanza to come within 42-40 but a two-point conversion fialed with no time on the clock.
Sophomore quarterback Steve Batista passed for four touchdowns on 18 of 32 for 305 yard and one interception. Patrick Doahue caught a season high nine passes for 181 yards oand one touchdown and Reinaldo Reyes, Anthony Quiroz and Eugene Gandar also caught touchdown passes. Omar Sanchez-Berrera rushed 16 times for 80 yards and one touchdown and Ra' Shon Harper rushed for one touchdown on 13 carries for 49 yards. Jacob Meza paced the defense with 12 tackles, seven solo, and Oscar Gladden had eight stops and Eddie Smith had six and intercepted a pass as did Thaddeus Brown.
Glendale has a bye this week and returns to conference play Sarturday October 23 at 1:00 p.m. at West L.A. College.