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The women's cross team for winning the Southern California Regionals, its fifth title in six years, Friday at Cucamonga-Gusti Park in Ontario and the men's team took fourth place. The Lady Vaqs too first with 27 points, well ahead of second place Orange Coast College with 100 points and Trade Tech was third 101. An eighth place finish by Mizrael Mendez led Glendale as San Bernardino Valley College took first with 68 points, Trade Tech was second with 75 and San Diego Mesa was third with 122 points.
Karen Rosas was the meet winner for the women in 17:54.6 over the 3.1 mile course. Alyssa Selve was second in 18:00.6, Angela Martinez was third in 18:01.6, Grace Graham-Zamudio was ninth in 18:25.8, Nohemi Martinez was 12th in 18:37.2, Laura Pluemer was 14th in 18:39.6 and Cecilia Nicolas was 21st in 18:52.9.
For the men, Issac Disdoda was the second Glendale finisher behind Mendez in 23rd place in 20:37.2 over the four-mile course. Alexander Nelso was 33rd in 21:10.4, Jesus Gutierrez was 42nd in 21:19.4 and Yeltsen Vasquez was 51st in 21:26.3.
Glendale concludes it's season Saturday November 19 at the state meet in Fresno at Woodward Park.
The GCC womens's golf team won it's first Western State Title in school history under Head Coach Greg Osbourne, and golfer Pattaporn Silawanna who won the individual title and was named conference player of the year last Monday at Olivas Links Golf course in Ventura. Osbourne was also named the WSC Coach of the year.
The Lady Vaqs won the title by two strokes with a two round total of 635 over College of the Canyons with 637, Santa Barbara finishing third with 652, Bakersfield was fourth and Citrus fifth. The win for Glendale sends the team into the Southern California Regionals Monday and Tuesday November 7-8 at Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.
Silawanna shot a two-day total of 155 to win low medalist honors. Hannah Lee, Vicanda Ma and Thanawan Sriratchaya joined Silawanna on the WSC All-Conference Team.
Glendale competes in the Southern California Regionals Monday and Tuesday at the Twin Oaks Golf Course.
The Lady Vaqs are now 4-5 in WSC play and 9-13 overall after splitting a pair of conference matches last week. The beat West Los Angeles College 3-0 in games, 25-4, 25-7 and 25-22 last Wednesday and lost to L.A. Pierce College 3-0 in games, 25-17, 25-18 and 25-20 Friday. In the win over West L.A., Cami Martin led Glendale with 10 kills, two solo blocks and two team blocks. Laila Souktani had 17 assists and five service aces and Yessenia Ortega had 11 service aces and two team blocks. Racquel Valenzuela had eight digs and Angela Gaignard had five service aces.
Glendale hosts Citrus College Wednesday and plays at Bakersfield Friday. Both matches start at 7 pm.
The Vaqueros split a pair of conference macthes last week and are now 3-8-1 in WSC play and 4-13-2 overall. They beat Moorpark College 3-1 last Tuesday and fell to College of the Canyons 2-1 Friday.
Glendale concludes the 2011 regular season this week with matches at Allan Hancock College Tuesday at 3 pm and a home game friday at 5 pm against Oxnard College at Sartoris Field.
Glendale fell to Santa Monica City College 47-41 Saturday to fall to 1-8 overall this season and 1-4 in conference play. The Vaqs tied the game at 41-41 with two minutes left but could not stop the Corsairs from driving down the field for the winning score. Kevin Hunter passed for 177 yards and one touchdown and Joe Wiggan accounted for 148 yards of total offense, 117 on the ground and two scores to pace the ground game. Matt Volland caught three passes for 89 yards and one score. Ivan Aberenov led the defensive effort with nine tackles, Osa Aikhionbare had eight stops and Matt Lopez had seven for Glendale.
The Vaqueros conclude the regular season with a hme game Saturday agains Los Angeles Southwest College at 7 pm at Sartoris Field.
The Lady Vaqs fell to 0-10-1 in WSC play and1-16-1 overall after dropping a pair of conference matches last week, 4-0 to Santa Monica City College last Tuesday and 2-0 to Bakersfield College Friday.
Glendale concludes the regular season with a bye Tuesday and they host L.A. Valley College Friday at 7 pm at Sartoris Field.