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Glendale won three of four games including a come from behind 5-4 victory over L.A Valley College Saturday to improve to a Western State Conference Southern Division leading 8-2 in and 17-6 overall. They fell to Citrus College 3-0 last Tuesday, beat L.A. Mission 7-1 last Wednesday and beat Citrus 14-2 Thursday. In the 14-2 win over Citrus last Thursday, WSC Player of the week Chris Stroh had two hits and three RBI including a triple and Cameron Gardner, Edgar Montes, Adam Ochart, Julian Jarrad and Anthony Esparza easch had two hots in support of winning pitcher Cory Popham.
The Vaqs host Valley College Tuesday and College of the Canyons Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Stengel Field and play at Canyons Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs won four of five games last week including a walk off 5-4 win over San Diego Mesa College Saturday to improve to 18-8 overall. Glendale beat Santa Monica City College twice last Tuesday 17-2 and 15-3 and beat Citrus College 2-0 Thursday to improve to 4-1 in the WSC Blue Division. They fell to Sand Diego Mesa 13-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday. In the 17-2 win over Santa Moica alst Tuesday, Mynia Bogan had three hits including a double and five RBI. Casey Nicodemus also had three hits and Jena Kaser and Adrienne Lozano each had two hits and each had doubles.
Glendale hosts L.A. Valley College Tuesday at 1 and 3 p.m in a doubleheader Tuesday at the Glendale Sports Complex. They play at L.A. Mission College Thursday and participate in the Ventura College Tournament Saturday.
TRACK & Field
Women's pole vaulter Melissa Cruz broke the school record with a vault of 10-feet to break the 1996 record of 9-feet, 6 inches set by Jane Scofield in 1996 to highlight a soild day of performances last Friday at the Riverside City Open. Other winners for the women had Justice Shank in the high jump at 5-1 3-4, Lilia Asserian in the 800 meters in 2:16.87 and Angela Martinez in the 1500 meters in 4:52.46. Winners for the men were Mario Castillo in the 1500 meters in 4:06.21, Vladimir in the two-mile in 9:46 and Jason Ahn in the javelin with a toss of 177-feet.
Glendale competes in the WSC Inland meet Friday March 30 at L.A. Valley College at 1 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs split a pair of matches last week and are now 4-3 in WSC conference play and 5-6 overall. They beat Santa Monica City College 5-4 last Tuesday and fell to Ventura College 7-2 last Thursday. In the win over Santa Monica, Samantha Sismundo won at No. 3 singles, 6-0 and 6-0, Phoebe Minette won at No. 4 singles 7-6 (3), 7-5 and Zarouni Chavdarian won at No. 6 singles 6-3, 7-5. In doubles the Noi. 1 team of Sevana Zargarian and Sismundo won 8-1 and the No. 2 team of Sofia Tavitian and Minette won at 8-4.
Glendale is off this week and plays next in it's regular season team finale Thursday April 5 at Santa Barbara City College.
The men's golf team for took second in the North-South Tournament last Sunday and Monday at the Hunter Ranch Country Club near Paso Robles. The Vaqueros finished second with a two day total of 749, six shots behind Chabot College at 743, the defending state team champion.
Freshman Mathias Dahl, the No. 1 ranked golfer in Southern California, shot 71-76 for 147 to pace the Vaqueros. Micahel Timpson shot 79-70 for 149, Nick Quintanilla shot 74-76 for 150, Richie Maloof shot 76-77 for 153 and Clayton Ojeda shot 82-73 for 155.
The Vaqueros play next in a Western State Conference Neutral Site Match Monday at the Glendora Country Club.
The Glendale men dropped three matches alst week to9 fall to 5-9 overall and 2-5 in WSC conference play. They fell to L.A. Pierce College 6-3 last Tuesday, 7-2 to Ventura College last Thursday and 6-3 to Amherst College Friday. In the lost to Piercve last Tuesday, Grayson Frazier won at No. 2 singles 6-4 and 6-2 and Andre Ratavousian won at No. 3 singles 7-5 and 6-4. The No. 1 doubles team of Trevor Campbell and Frazier won at 8-4.
The Vaqueros host Middlebury College at 2:30 Monday, Cerritos College Tuesday and Irvine Valley College Thursday with both matches starting at 2 p.m.