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The GCC Baseball team won all three of it's games last week and ran its winning streak to six straight with 4-3 wins over L.A. Valley College and College of the Canyons last Tuesday and Thursday and an 18-1 victory over West Los Angeles College Saturday. Glendale leads the Western State Conference Southern Division with a 4-0 mark and is 13-4 this season and has won eight of its last nine games.
Sophomore Adam Ochart homered and tripled and hit a pair of singles and drove in two runs and pitcher David Lira ran his record to 3-0 with the win. Sergio Plasencia also homered.
Glendale plays at L.A. Pierce College Tuesday and the Vaqs host Bakersfield College Thursday at Stengel Field. Both games start at 2:30 p.m. They also play L.A. Mission College Saturday at El Cariso Park at 1 p.m.
The Lady Vaqs fell to 13-7 overall and 0-1 in WSC Gold play fater falling to College of the Canyons 7-6 last Thursday in their conference opener. Glendale banged out 11 hits in support of starting pitcher Brandy Morin bur trailed throughout the game until tying it at six all in the bottom of the fifth inning before Canyons pushed through one in the seventh to seal the win.
Carly Zabka paced the Lady Vaqs with three hits including a double and two runs scored. Adrienne Lozano and Nancy Pinedo each had two hits with Pinedo doubling twice and Lozano adding a triple.
Glendale hosts Bakersfield College Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Glendale Sports Complex.
Glendale took first place in a non-conference match last Wednesday against Santiago Canyon College and took second after a two-day match Sunday and Monday in a tournament in Santa Barbara. In the match against Santiago Canyon, Mathias Dahl and Michael Timpson each shot 71's with Michael Timpson shooting 72. Clayton Ojeda and Ryan Chotivichitr each shot 77.
Mathias Dahl is ranked No. 1 in Southern California with an average score over 18-holes of 73.3. Dahl has recorded a low score of 70 and a high of just 77 this year to lead the Vaqueros, who are ranked No. 2 in the Western State Conference and No. 5 in Southern California.
The Vaquero have a bye this week and compete next in the North-South Tournament Sunday and Monday March 18-19 at the Hunter Ranch Country Club in Paso Robles.
TRACK & FIELD
The Glendale men and women competed in the WSC South Meet last Friday at Moorpark College with some outstanding perfromances by both squads. The Glendale women finihsed second with 102 points behind meet winner West L.A. with 142 and Moorpark was third with 95. The men finished second with 98 points behind meet winner Moorpark with 118 and santa Monica was third with 95.
For the women, Lillia Asserian won the 800-meters in 2:09.19. Cecilia Nicolas was third in the 3000-meters in 11:03.02 and Charlene Quintanilla was fourth in the same race in 11:04.31 and Flores Cardenas was third in the 400 hurdles in 1:11.07. Melissa Cruz and Darcy Coto both had vaults of 8-feet 6 1/4 inches but Cruz earned second lace based on fewer attempts. Justice Shank took second in the high jump with a leap of 5-feet 1 3/4 inches and Jennifer Mendoza was third in the javelin with a toss of 72-feet, 8 1/2 inches.
First place efforts for the men were turned in by Issac Diosdado in the 3000-meters in 9:01.12, by Mario Castillo in the 800-meters in 1:59.53 and by Jason Ahn in the javelin with a toss of 172 feet. Alec Nelson was second in the 800 in 2:01.4 and ran 4:06.42 to take second in the 1500 meters. Mizrael Mendez was third in the 1500 in 4:07.46, Robert Pulido was second in the hammer throw with a toss of 129-feet, nine inches, David Renteria was second in the javelin at 152-feet, one inch. Michael MAtienzo was was third in the triple jump with a leap of 40-feet 8 3/4 inches and Nick La Croix was third in the shot put with a toss of 42-feet, 4 inches.
Glendale competes in thew Occidental Distance Carnival Friday at 6 p.m. and in the Northridge Relays Saturday at 9 a.m.
The Lady Vaqs fell to 2-2 in WSC play and 3-4 overall after a 7-2 loss against santa Barbara City College last Thursday. They had a bye last Tuesday. Sofia Tavitian won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and Samantha Sismundo won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 3 singles
Glendale hoste Pima College from Arizona Tuesday at 11 a.m. and Bakersfield College thursday at 2 p.m.
Glendale fell to Santa Barbara City College 9-0 last Thursday to fall to 3-6 overall and 1-3 in WSC play.
The Vaqueros host Pima College from Arizona Tuesday and play at Bakersfield College thursday.