Allan Hancock College scored five goals en route to a stunning 5-2 win over SBCC at La Playa Stadium. The Bulldogs’ Bryan Gomez, Eduardo Rodriguez and Juan Montelongo each had a goal and assist on the day.
The Vaqueros (7-2-1) jumped out the early 1-0 lead after a goal from Hans Nordin in the 12th minute. From there, Hancock reeled off three straight goals to take a 3-1 lead.
A goal by SBCC’s Lalo Corrales from about 30 yards out brought the Vaqueros within one at the break.
Out of the half, however, it was the Bulldogs who kept the pressure up with a goal in the 70th minute and a final one in the 83rd.
Maisen Baro made eight saves for the Bulldogs on the day.
The Vaqueros will travel to Oxnard to take on the No. 5 Condors at 2 p.m. on Friday.
Westmont’s goalie earns player of the week honors for 3rd time this season
Senior goalkeeper Edward “Lalo” Delgado earned the Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Defensive Player of the Week after he made five saves in the Warriors’ 3-0 shutout win RV Vanguard.
It was Delgado’s sixth shutout of the season and as a team, Westmont ranks 12th in the NAIA in shutouts.
Delgado has totaled 29 saves and a .806 save percentage this season.
He holds a .720 goals against per game average this year, which ranks first in the GSAC and 16th in the NAIA.
UCSB senior Brett Bennett shot 4-under par 68 in Tuesday’s final round at the Bill Cullum Invitational to finish in ninth place at the tournament.
As a team, the Gauchos finished with a 3-under par 861 to finish sixth in the team standings in the tournament, played at Wood Ranch Golf Club.
Bennett, who also carded a 4-under par 68 on the first day of the invite, jumped 11 spots on the final day thanks to his performance and helped UCSB to the fourth-best final round score in the tournament.
Brandon Bueno finished with an even-par 216 to tie for 30th, while Matt Moomjian finished tied for 35th with a 1-over par 217.
San Diego State took home the team title finishing 40-under par while the Aztec’s Puwit Anupansuebsai won medalist honors finishing with an 18-under par 198.
UCSB will play in its final fall tournament on Nov. 1-3 as it takes part in the Ka’anapali Classic.
Westmont finishes in fifth and seventh place
The Westmont men’s tennis team entered two teams into the William Jessup Invitational with the A team coming in fifth place and the B team finishing in seventh place of eight competing teams with scores of 1017 and 1039, respectively.
Johnny Wright was the best of either team, finishing in 13th place with a score of 241.
Westmont takes first place
The Westmont women’s golf team earned its first win in program history on Tuesday after winning the William Jessup Invitational by 18 strokes.
Kat Bevill tallied 171 over the two-rounds, including an 83 on the first day, to claim third place overall while Suzie Taylor, who shot 88 on the first day, dropped her stroke count by one on the second day to tally 175 and claim fourth place.
Rory Derr, Drew Thompson and Mia Jiminez posted scores of 196, 207 and 210 to finish in eighth, 13th and 16th place, respectively.
SBCC 6, HANCOCK 0
Mekaylla White tallied the first hat trick of her career on Tuesday as SBCC exploded for six goals in a shutout victory.
The Vaqueros (5-6-1, 2-1-0) had been shut out in three of their previous four games and only had 13 goals in 11 games coming into the match.
Sean O’Brien scored SBCC’s first goal at the 5-minute mark. The Vaqueros then ripped off another three scores in a nine-minute span to take a 4-0 lead at the break.
Two of White’s goals came in the first half as the Vaqueros outshot the Bulldogs 21-7 and dominated the shots on goal, 11-2.
SBCC will host L.A. Pierce at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Haw, Johnson sweep GSAC awards
For the second time this season, Gabi Haw and Bri Johnson swept the conference’s weekly awards.
Haw recorded her fifth individual shutout with five saves in Saturday’s 3-0 win over #12 Vanguard. The junior now has 32 saves this year.
In the same match, Johnson tallied a goal and assisted on another.
Johnson now leads the team with eight goals on the season and has scored five goals in the first three GSAC games.
This was the third time Johnson has won offensive player of the week this season.
DOS PUEBLOS 3, SANTA BARBARA 0
DP earned a share of the Channel League title on Tuesday following a sweeping victory at Santa Barbara with set scores of 25-23, 29-27, 25-20.
Portia Sherman paced the teams’ offense with a team-high 16 kills and 16 digs while Mikayla Butzke had 30 assists to go along with three kills and 12 digs.
Becky McKinny was also huge with 14 kills while Anouk Priebe-Garcia had six blocks.
Chloe Hoffman did it all for the Chargers finishing with five kills, 12 digs and a pair of blocks.
DP finishes the season 21-14, 9-1 in Channel League and will see its playoff bracket on Saturday at noon.
SAN MARCOS 3, CABRILLO 0
San Marcos clinched a share of the Channel League title on Tuesday with a sweep of Cabrillo with set scores of 25-12, 25-16, 25-7.
Bella Johnson had 10 kills while usual libero Grace Matthews switched up her routine and played on the offensive side of the ball tallying eight kills on eight attempts.
Brynn Sofro added seven kills of her own while setter Ashley Day had 22 assists.
The Royals (18-6, 9-1) finish their season at Arroyo Grande on Wednesday.
CATE 3, GRACE BRETHREN 1
Cate won a league title for the second straight season, clinching the Tri-Valley League title with a four-set win on Tuesday with set scores of 25-13, 21-25, 25-20, 25-6.
Chidera Chukwumerij had a team-high 12 kills while Elise Guerrand-Hermes and Riley Borchardt had 11 kills each.
Last season, Cate won the Frontier League.
LAGUNA BLANCA 3, SANTA CLARA 1
Laguna Blanca finished its first season in the Frontier League a perfect 10-0 thanks to a combined 25 kills from Audrey Murphy and Macy Christal leading to a four-set win over Santa Clara with set scores of 25-16, 25-11, 18-25, 25-13.
Defensively, Bea Lujan and Christal were solid with 30 and 24 digs, respectively. Lujan also added three aces while setter Annie Gabler finished with 45 assists.
The Owls (17-4, 10-0) will host Coast Union at 6:30 p.m. tonight to close out the regular season.
BISHOP DIEGO 3, VILLANOVA PREP 1
Despite it being senior night for Villanova, Bishop Diego prevailed in front of a tough crowd, winning in four sets with scores of 25-20, 25-16, 15-25, 25-21.
Senior Ariana Morones and junior Ashlyn Oxton-Madrigal scored 18 points combined, and hit .333 and .385, respectively.
Senior libero Julia Gregson had a team-high 11 digs on the night.
The Cardinals, ranked No. 10 in Division 8, finish in second place in the Frontier League with a 7-3 marl and finish the season 11-13 overall.
Bishop Diego’s playoff bracket will be released on Saturday at noon.
DOS PUEBLOS 269, SAN MARCOS 270
Despite a 42 from match medalist Alex Manion and a 45 from Sofia Tasca, the Royals came up short, losing by one stroke on Tuesday at Sandpiper Golf Course.
DP’s senior Kathy Ramirez-Gijon was the only player to break 40 for the Chargers with a 48.
Julia Schniepp and Camille Robinson tallied a 53 and 54, respectively, while Chelsi Ramirez had a 56 and Maggie Tang rounded out the scoring with a 58.
After Manion and Tasca, the Royals’ final three scores were 59, 60 and 64.
Dos Pueblos will host Lompoc at Glen Annie on Thursday while San Marcos will play Cabrillo at Mission Country Club.
SANTA YNEZ 254, LOMPOC 315
The Pirates Morgan Blunt was the only athlete to break 40 on Tuesday, tallying a 45 to earn medalist honors and help lead her team to a 61-stroke win.
Marina Vengel followed suit with a 52 while Emily Ruiz tallied a 54. Bridget Callaghan finished with a 56 and Caelyn Linane rounded out the scoring with a 57.
Lompoc was led by Haley Lersh and Gabby Michel who each carded a 62 on the day.
LAGUNA BLANCA 14, PROVIDENCE 4
The Owls earned key singles and doubles wins en route to a convincing win over Providence for the second time this season.
Laguna’s No. 2 doubles, Ava Rice and Elizabeth Bisno, came up huge with two wins on the day.
In one win, the duo found themselves down 5-4 before winning the next three points to win the set. In another win, Rice/Bisno outlasted one of the toughest doubles teams in the league in Mia Vandever and Chloe Olsen besting them 7-6 (5).
In singles, Madeleine Nicks went 2-1 and beat Providence’s No. 1 player after losing her first set. Lucy Cao, a longtime doubles player, stepped up in singles on Tuesday earning one win on the day.
BOYS WATER POLO
SAN MARCOS 18, CABRILLO 3
Tom Leggett scored a game-high four goals on Thursday to help lead the Royals to a 15-point victory.
Leggett was one of nine San Marcos’ players to score on Thursday with six of those players scoring multiple.