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Glendale dropped a pair of conference games last week to fall to 16-10 overall and 5-5 in Western State Conference play. They lost to Citrus 76-75 last Wednesday and fell to West Los Angeles College 74-72 Saturday. In the narrow loss to Citrus last Saturday, all five Glendale starters were in double figures with guard Nate Bryant leading the way with 19 points and Nikolas Rhodes adding 12 points and nine assists. Suilaiman Sekamwa added 12 points and nine rebounds.
Glendale concludes the regular season on the road Wednesday at College of the Canyons and are at home Saturday at Bakersfield College. Both games start at 5:00 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs dropped a pair of games last week to fall to 0-10 in WSC play and 0-22 overall. They lost to Citrus 69-31 last Wednesday and fell to West L.A. 59-53 Saturday. In the loss to West L.A., Araceli Nieves and Michelle Eclar had 12 points each and Marianna Azizian added 11 points.
The Lady Vaqs conclude their season on the road at College of the Canyons Wednesday and at home Saturday against Bakersfield College. Both games start at 7:00 p.m.
Glendale won their fourth straight game and all four games last week to improve to 6-1 this season. They beat Oxnard 8-0 Tuesday, beat Los Angeles Harbor College 12-3 Thursday, Cerro Coso 12-1 Friday and East Los Angeles College 4-3 Saturday. The last three games were part of the Western State Conference tournament at Stengel Field.
In the 4-3 win over East L.A. Saturday, the Vaqs trailed 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Scott Hong hit a three-run homer to give the Vaqueros the margin of victory.
Glendale host Oxnard Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m., plays at Ventura Thursday at 2:00 p.m., plays at Rio Hondo Friday at 2:00 p.m. and hosts Pasadena at noon Saturday at Stengel Field.
The Vaqueros finished fifth in a WSC tournamet last Monday hosted by College of the Canyons and finished third Friday in the Art Texiera Memorial Tournament at the California Country Club in Whittier. Michael Timpson shot 69 to pace Glendale to a third-place score of 378 behind tourney winner Long Beach City College with 369 and College of the Desert was second with a 375. Brennan Amirkhizi shot a 75, Jin Park shot 76 and Danny Fernandez shot 77.
Glendale has no matches this week and competes next in a WSC match hosted by Santa Barbra at Allisol Ranch on Feb. 21 and also compete in the Ventura Invitational Feb. 23 at the Crystal Aire Country Club.
Glendale is now 2-4 after losing two of three matches last week. They fell to Saddleback 5-4 last Tuesday, lost to Cypress 6-3 Thursday and beat Victor Valley 9-0 Friday. In the win over Victor Valley, Alex Sarkissianm Trevor Campbell, Stephan Mamann, Grayson Frazier, Dro Mahmoudi and Eric Khanlarian had wins in singles and the doubles teams of Sarkissian and Campbell, Mike Astorian and Frazier and Chris Simpson and Mahmoudi were victorious.
The Vaqueros play at Cerritos was cancelled and they host Fullerton Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
Thje Lady Vaqs are now 3-5 this season after dropping two of three games last week. They lost to Antelope Valley 2-0 last Tuesday and plist a doubleheader with San Diego Southwestern Collge Saturday, winning the first game 3-2 and losing the second game 4-0. Starting pitcher Jennifer Meza got the win for Glendale in the first game at SD Southwestern and also chipped in with two hits. Samantha Dickens added a double and Brandy Morin got the save in relief of Meza.
The Lady Vaqs play a doubleheader at Los Angeles Pierce College at 1 and 3 p.m. Tuesday and compete in the Cathedral City Tournament Friday through Sunday.
Glendale started the 2011 season with a 9-0 loss at Mt. San Antonio College Thursday.
Glendale hosts College of the Sequoias Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.