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Glendale improvbed to 14-5 overall and 5-1 in the Western State Conference Southern Division after splitting pair of games last week, a 5-4 loss to L.A. Pierce College last Tuesday and a 7-6 win over Bakersfield College in 15 innings last Thursday. Glendale's game at L.A. Mission College Saturday was rained out and re-scheduled for this week.
In the win over Bakersfield last Thursday, Kirk Edson pitched seven inngs of scoreless relief and struckout seven to earn the win and Chris Stroh scored on a wild pitch to gain the win for the Vaqs. Stroh was four ofr six in the game with a pair of doubles, a triple and an infield hit and Ruben Padilla tied the game witha two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
The Vaquero lay four games this week stating with a home game Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. against Citrus College at Stengel Field. They play at L.A. Mission Wednesday at El Carion Park in the game that was rained out Saturday and play at Citrus Thursday. Both games start at 2:30 p.m. They also play at L.A. Valley College Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs beat Bakersfield College 3-2 last Thursday to improve to 14-7 overall and 1-1 in the Western State Confernce Blue Division. Starting pitcher Brandy Morin earned the win in a complete game to improve to 10-6. Nancy Pinedo led Glendale on offense with two hits and Kitty Nguyen drove in two runs with a triple.
Glendale hosts San Diego Mesa Colleg Saturday in a doubleheaders with games at noon and 2 p.m.. Thyey also play Santa Monica City College in a doubleheader Tuesday at 1 and 3 p.m. and play at Citrus College Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
TRACK & FIELD
The Glendale men and women competed in the Occidental College Distabce Carnival Friday and did not participate in the Northridge Relays Saturday because of rain.
Top performances were turned in by Lilia Assrian with a win in her heat of he 800 meters in 2:16.84 and Issac Diosdado with a win in his heat of the 3000-meter steeplechase in 9:50.94. Other top efforts had Cecilia Nicolas finishing second in her heat of the 1500 meters in 4:53.28, Mizrael Mendez was fifth overall in the 10,000 meters in 31:27.25, Nicholas Marquez was fifth in his heat of the 3000-meter steeplechase in 10:06.79, Rico Gutierrez was seventh in his heat of the 1500 meters in 4:06.80 and Mario Castillo was eights in his heat of the 800 meters in 1:55.32.
Glendale competes in the Riverside City College Open Friday at 2:00 p.m.
Glendale improved to 5-6 overall and 2-3 in WSC play after winning a pair of matches last week, 8-1 over Pima College from Arizona last Tursday and the beat Bakersfield College 5-4 last Thursday. Trevor Campbell (6-1, 6-0), Grayson Frazier (6-0, 2-6, 6-3) and Mario Ruiz (6-3, 6-4) had wini in singkes as did the doubles teams of Campbell-Frazier (8-0) and Andre Ratavousian and Chaz Hall (8-4) to clinch the win.
The Vaqs play at L.A. Pierce Tuesday and host Ventura College Thursday. Both matches start at 2 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs split a pair of matches last week to improve to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in WSC play. They lost to Pima College from Arizona last Tuesday 8-1 and beat Bakersfield College 7-2 in WSC play last Thursday. In the win over Bakersfield, Glendale won five of six matches in singles as Sevana Zargarian (6-3, 6-0), Sofia Tavitian (6-0, 6-2), Samantah Sismundo (6-2, 6-1), Phoebe Minette (6-3, 6-3) and Zar Chavdarian (6-3, 6-4) had wins in sigles as did the doubles teams of Zargarian and Sismundo (8-2) and Tavitian and Minette (8-3).
Glendale hosts Santa Monica City College Tuesday and play Ventura College Thursday. Both matches start at 2 p.m.
The Vaqueros had a bye last week and compete in the North-South Tournament Sunday and Monday at the Huner Ranch Country Club in Paso Robles