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The Glendale college men and women had solid results last Satursay at the Southern California Championships in San Diego. The women, winners of five straight Southern California titles from 2005-09, ran second to San Diego Southwestern College and the men's team finished sixth. The Glendale women had 66 points while San Diego finished with 22 and in the men's team competition, The Vaqs had 181 points with meet winner San Bernardino Valley first with 61 points.
For the women, Briann Jauregui was the top finisher for glendale in 10th place over the 3.1 mile course in 19:33. Diana Sanchez was 13th in 19:44, Angela MArtinez was 14th in 19:46, Cecilia Nicolas was 16th in 19:51 and Keri Molt was 21st in 19:58.
Rico Gutierrez finished sixth to pace the men;s team over the four mile course in 20:50. Ricky Avila was 13th in 21:04, Nicholas Marquez was 52nd in 22:07, Neil Jones was 54th in 22:09 and Michel Noris was 65th in 22:17.
Both teams will finish their season Saturday November 20 at the state meet in Fresno. The Glendale women are the defending state champions and the men finished third last season.
Sophomore Tammy Panich was the winner of the first individual leafue and conference championship in school history last Monday at the Western State Conference Finals at Olivas Links Golf Course in Santa Barbara. Panich shot 73 Sunday and 70 Monday, breaking her own school record of 71 for ther third time this season.
Panich will represent Glendale College next Sunday and Monday in the Southern California Championshipsin Salvang.
The Lady Vaqs split a pair of conference matches last week and are now 6-14 overall and 2-7 in WSC play. They lost to Santa Monica in three games last Tuesday 25-17, 25-12 and 25-21 and beat West L.A. Friday in three games 25-10, 25-4 and 25-11. In the win over West L.A., Jessica Alvarez led Glendale with nine kills and 16 digs. Karen Loera had 22 assists and six service aces and Brittany Riddle had two team blocks and one solo block. Cindy Sevilla had four service aces and Sara Kert had one team block and one solo block.
Glendale hosts Pierce at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and plays at College of the Canyons Friday at 7:00 p.m.
Glendale dropped a pair of conferecne matches last week to fall to 4-11-4 overall and 3-8-1 in WSC play. The lost to Santa Barbara 10-1 last Tuesday and fell to Oxnard 3-0 last Friday.
The Vaqs play at Citrus Tuesday at 3:00 P.M and close out their regular season Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at Sartoris Field against L.A. Mission College.
The Lady Vaqs lost to L.A. Mission 5-0 last Tuesday and beat L.A. Valley College 3-0 last Friday and are now 4-13-1 overall and 3-8-1 in WSC play.
Glendale closes out it's home schedule Tuesday night at Sartoris Field at 7:00 p.m. at Sartoris Field against College of the Canyons and plays at L.A. Pierce. Friday at 3:00 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs opened up the 2010-11 season with a pair of losses in the Pasadena City College Tournament last Friday and Saturday. They lost to L.A. Southwest College 54-37 last Friday and fell to San Diego City College 55-50 Saturday. In the loss to L.A. Southwest, Alexandra Mancillas led Glendale with 11 points and Chelsea Baquiero added seven and Michelle Ecler and Amanda Manahan had six points each. Alayna Powell had f9ive rebounds and Araceli Nieves had five assists.
Glendals has a bye this week and then hosts the Vaquero Shootout November 19-21 at Glendale College. They face Irvine Valley College Friday Nov. 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Glendale fell to 0-5 in the Pacific Division of the American Conference and 0-9 overall after losing to Santa Monica City College 28-21 last Saturday. Sophomore receiver Patrick Donahue caught six passes for 55 yards and two touchdowns and freshman quarterback Kevin Hunter was eight of 14 for 72 yards and two scores. Running back Omar Sanchez-Berrera rushed for 25 yards on 12 carries and linebacker Jacob Meza led the defense with nine tackles.
The Vaqs end their season Saturday at Los Angeles Southwest College at 6:00 p.m.