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The GCC baseball for clinched it's second consecutive Western State Conference title last Tuesday with a 7-3 win over Los Angels Mission College and closed out the regular season last Thursday with a 8-6 win over Mission.
The Vaqueros qualified for post-season play with the Western State Conference Champion Vaquero Baseball team hosting San Diego Mesa College this weekend, May 5-6, at Stengel Field in the California Community College Athletic Association Regional Playoffs. Game times for the best two-out-of-three series are at 1 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday with a third game to start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game Sunday if necessary. Glendale is 25-10 on the season and is seeded No. 5 in the playoffs and San Diego is 20-15 and is seeded No. 12. Ticket prices mandated by the state are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 & under.
Glendale concluded the regular season with a pair of 8-0 wins over Los Angeles Mission College last Tuesday.
The Lady Vaqs softball team qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association Regional Playoffs with a second place finish in the WSC Blue Division and will travel to play at WSC Gold Division Champion Ventura College Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m with a third game to be played Sunday 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game in the best two-out-of-three series. Glendale is 27-13 and seeded No. 10 in the playoffs and Ventura is 32-7 and is seeded No. 7.
The men's golf team chalked up another victory last Monday with a one stroke team win over College of the Canyon in a Western State Conference match at the Santa Maria Country Club hosted by Allan Hancock College. Mathias Dahl and Michael Timpson each shot two-under-par 70's to pace Glendale. Richie Maloof shot 73, Clayton Ojeda shot 75 and Ryan Chotivchitr to round out the scoring.
The Vaquerods have a firm hold on second place in conference heading into the WSC Finals next Monday April 30 at Marshalia Ranch Golf Course in Lompoc.
TRACK & FIELD
The men and women of the GCC Track & Field team for qualifying several athletes at the Western State Conference Finals last Friday at Moorpark College for the Southern California Prelims Saturday May 5 at San Diego Mesa College. The top six finishers advanced to the prelims with several others qualified by meeting certain time standards.
The women took third as a team with 108 points behind meet winner West Los Angeles College with 119 and College of the Canyons was second with 112. The men's team finished seventh with 71 points behind meet winner West L.A. with 135 and Canyons was second with 116.
WSC titles were won by Issac Diosdado in the 10,000 meters in 32:45.57 for the men and Cecilia Martinez for the women in the 3000-meters steeplechase in 11:13.73, just two seconds off the best time in the state this year, and Nohemi Martinez in the 5000 meters in 18:25.74.
Other qualifiers for the Glendale women included Alyssa Selve with a second place finish in the 1500 meters in 4:46.60 and Grace Zamudio was third in the same race in 4:47.05. Lilia Asserian took second in the 800 meters in 2:17.28, Zamudio took third in the 500 meters in 18:33.19 and Angela Martinez was fifth in the same race in 18:45.15 and Martinez also took fifth in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 11:42.00. For the men, Rico Gutierrez was third in the 5000 meters in 15:31.93, Mario Castillo was fourth in the 800 meters in 1:56.00 and Vladimir Diaz, Yeltsen Vasquez and Issac Diosdado too fourth through 6th in the 3000-meter steeplechase.
The doubles team of Samantha Sismundo and Sevana Zargarian advanced to the the semifinals of the community college division of thge 112th annual Ojai Invitational last week. The doubles team of Sofia Tavitian and Phoebe Minette lsot in the opeing round. In singles, Tavitian won her first tow matches before falling in the round of 32.
Glendale competes in the Southern California Regionals Thursday through Saturday May 3-5 in Palm Desert.
Trevor Campbell advanced to the round of 32 in singles at the 112th annual Ojai Invitational last week and Grayson Frazier fell in the first roundi n singles as did Eric Khanlarian. In doubles, The No. 7 seeded team of Campbell and Frazier were upset in the first round.
Glendale competed in the Southern California Regionals Thursday through Saturday at Irvine Valley College.