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The men and women's cross country teams had several outstanding performance at the Golden West Invitational last Friday morning in Huntington Beach. The Glendale women took first over the 3.1 mile course with 18 points as they placed seven runners out of the first eight finishers with Sophomore Alyssa Selve winning the race in 18:20.. Mt. SAC was second with 81 points and Moorpark was third with 109. Freshman Mizrael Mendez won the men's four-mile race in 20:00 to pace Glendale to a second place team finish with 48 points behind San Bernardino Valley College with 26 points and Riverside College was third with 73.
Karen Rosas took second in 18:20, Angela Martinez was fourth in 18:45, Grace Graham-Zamudio was fifth in 18:53, Laura Pluemer was sixth in 18:54, Nohemi was seventh in 19:01 and Cecilia Nicolas was eighth in 19:18
For the men, Jesus Gutierrez was sixth in 20:30, Isaac Diosdado was 10th in 20:40, Alex Nelson was 17th in 21:07 and Vladimir Diaz was 18th in 21:07.
Glendale Competes in the Southern California Preview Friday Sept. 30 at Cucamonga-Gusti Park in Ontario at 10 am.
The women's golf team won it's second Western State Conference match of the year Monday in Bakersfield. The Lady Vaqs won by 15 strokes, 303 to 318 over second-place College of the Canyons with Bakersfield taking third with 320.
Freshman Vicanda Ma was a medalist by shooting an even-par 72 to pace Glendale. Hannah Lee shot 75, Prattaporn Sillawana shot 77 and Thanawan Sriatchaya shot 79.
The first-place Lady Vaqs play next in a WSC match Wednesday Sept. 28 hosted by Citrus College at the San Dimas Canyon Golf Course.
The Lady Vaqs are now 4-7 after splitting a pair of non-conference matches last week. They lost to Antelope Valley College last Wednesday 3-0 in games, 25-23, 25-21, 25-22 and beat Imperial Valley College last Friday 3-1, 25-16, 23-25, 25-12, 25-18. In the win over Imperial Valley, Sara Kert had 16 kills, six service aces and three team blocks. Laila Souktani had 42 assists, Raquel Valenzuela had 36 digs and Yessenia Ortega had four service aces and Angela Gaignad had three solo blocks.
Glendale hosts Cuesta College Wednesday and plays at Ventura Friday. Both games start at 7 pm.
Glendale is now 1-6 after falling to Oxnard College 2-0 Friday. They had a bye last Tuesday.
The Lady Vaqs play at Citrus in their WSC opener Tuesday and host Los Angeles Pierce College Friday at 7 pm.
The Vaqueros fell to 1-5-1 this season wiath a pair of non-conference losses last week, 3-1 to Irvine Valley College last Tuesday and 6-0 to Orange Coast College Friday.
Glendale opens WSC play Tuesday at Citrus at 2 pm and play at Santa Barbara City College Friday at 7 pm.
Glendale fell to Allan Hancock College 41-17 Saturday in a non-confernce game to drop to 0-4 this season. Sophomore quarterback Kevin Hunter passed for 140 yards and one touchdown on 14 of 22 before leaving the game in the fourth quarter because of an injury. Joe Wiggan rushed for 89 yards and one touchdown and Timothy Broughton ran for 67 yards on 15 carries. Darren Morrow caught eight passes for 99 yards including a 54-yard scoring pass from Hunter. Osa Aikhionbare led the defensive effort with 13 tackles, six solo and also punted three times and returned kicks. Nick Leon also posted 10 tackles.
The Vaqueros start Pacific Conference play Saturday against Los Angeles Valley College at 7 pm on the Monarchs home field.