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Glendale beat College of the Canyons 73-65 last Wednesday and beat Bakersfield 76-57 Saturday to finish the regular season 18-10 and 7-5 in third place in the Western State Conference Southern Division. The Vaqueros advanced to the Southern California Regional Playoffs and will host Long Beach City College Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.
At a meeting of the conference coaches Sunday, four Vaqueros earned All-WSC honors including Narbeh Ebrahimian and Nikolas Rhodes who were anmed to the All-WSC first team and Antonio Garrett and Sulaiman Sekamwa were named honorable mention.
The Lady Vaqs droped a pair of games last wee to finish the season 0-12 in the WSC South and 0-24 overall. They lost to College of the Canyons 106-38 last Wednesday and fell to Bakersfield College 76-57 Saturday.
Freshman Michelle Eclar was named All-Conference honorable mention at a meeting of WSC coaches last week.
Glendale inmproved to 8-2 this season by winning two of three games last week. They beat Oxnard College 7-5 Tuesday and Ventura College 10-6 Thursday and fell to Rio Hondo 5-0 Friday. Saturday's game against Pasadena was rained out.
The Vaqueros will make up the Pasadena game Thursday at 2 p.m. at Brookside PArk near the Rose Bowl and play East Los Angeles College Saturday at Cal State Los Angeles at 6:00 p.m.
Glendale was idle last week and plays a WSC match Monday hosted by Sant Barbara City College at Alisol Ranch Country Club and competes in the Ventura College Invitational Wednesday at the Crystal Aire Country Club.
The Lady Vaqs split a pair of games last week, beating L.A. Pierce College 11-3 last Tuesday and losing to Yavapai College from Arizona in the Palm Springs Tournament Friday 13-5. Glendale's three other games in the tournament were rained out. I nthe win over Pierce last week, Marissa Vasquez hit three triples and drove in four runs and Nancy Pinedo had two hits and starting pitcher Jennifer Meza earned the win and struck out five and allowed just two hits.
Glendale hosts Oxnard College Thursday at 1:30 at the Glendale Sports Complex
Glendale is now 3-4 this season after beating Fullerton College 9-0 last Thursday. Last Tuesday's match against Cerritos College was cancelled. In the win over Fulleron, Alex Sarkissian, Trevor Campbell, Stephan Mamann, Grayson Frazier, Dro Mahmoudi and Andre Ratavousian had wins in singles as did the doubles teams of Campbell and Mamann, Michael Astorian and Frazier and Eric Khanlarian and Ratavousian.
The Vaqueros open up WSC play Thursday with a match at Santa Barbara City College at 2:00 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs improved to 1-1 this season with a hard fought 5-4 win over the College of the Sequoias last Tuesday. In singles, Sevan Zargarian, Samantha Sismundo, Mayra Alvarez and Katherine Akmakj had wins in singles as did the doubles team of Zargarian and Sismundo.
Glendale opens up WSC play Thursday at home at 2 p.m. at Santa Barbara City College.
TRACK & FIELD
The Glendale men and women competed in an all-comers meet last Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer College and had some solid marks.
Carissa Porter was a double winner for the Lady Vaqs in the 100 meter dash in 12.36 and in the 200 meter race in 25.82. Karen Rosas took first place in the mile run in 5:11.6 and also took second in the 3000 meters in 10:13.56 and Alyssa Selve took first in the 800 meters in 2:22.69. Other top perfromaces for the ladies were tunred in Daniella Pollard with a third place in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet, 9 1/2 inches and Brittany Dacoff took sixth in the high jump with a leap of 4 feet 3 1/4 inches.
For the men, Neil Jones was a winner in the 800 meters in 1:57.36 and Adrian Anderson was third in the same race in 2:00.44 and Ramon Robles was fifth in 2:00.63. The 4 x 100 relay team of Robert Weathers, Trent Adams, Rafael Reyes and Harold Tabora took second in 42.89 and the 4 x 400 relay team of Anderson, Robles, Jones and Tabora also took second in 3:31.41. Reyes also took fourth in the 100 meters in 11.14 and the 200 meters in 22.57. Ricky Avila was fifth in the 3000 meters in 8:44.47 and Chaz Hall was fifth in the high jump at 5-7.
The Glendale men and women compete in the Ventura Relays at 10:00 a.m.