Iyree Jarrett made a layup at the buzzer to give the Westmont women’s basketball team a thrilling 77-75 road win on Saturday night at Vanguard.
Jarrett finished with 20 points and five assists. Westmont improved to 21-3 overall and 14-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference.
Other top performers for the Warriors included guard Lauren Tsuneishi, who had a game-high 23 points. Tsuneishi finished 7-for-14 from the field, and all of her shots came from beyond the 3-point line. She was also 2-for-2 at the free-throw line.
Maud Ranger and Stefanie Berberabe had 14 and 11 points, respectively, to round out Westmont’s double-figure scorers.
UCSB 65, CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 55
Ila Lane continued her dominance for the Gauchos in the Big West Conference. Lane finished with 16 points and 17 rebounds for her 14th double-double of the season, while shooting guard Tal Sahar had 18 points and point guard Danae Miller finished with 14 to lead Santa barbara to a conference road victory.
UCSB improved to 10-14 overall and 5-6 in the Big West Conference.
SBCC 70, OXNARD 69
Ciera Van Quick tied the game for the Vaqueros with her only basket of the contest and Jordan Parkhurst won it with a free throw.
Van Quick tied it with a jumper with 15 seconds to play, then stole the ball from an Oxnard player with 11 seconds to go. Parkhurst was then fouled and made one of her two free throws.
Sophia Torres led SBCC (14-7, 2-4 Western State Conference North) with 21 points on 8 of 12 shooting. She also pulled down 13 rebounds.
The Vaqueros also got 17 points from Jada Forsdick-Stevenson and 11 from Alondra Jimenez.
WESTMONT 74, VANGUARD 69
Hunter Sipe finished with 20 points on 6 of 12 shooting and 4 of 6 from beyond the 3-point line to lead the Warriors to a Golden State Athletic Conference road win.
Abram Carrasco was next for Westmont with 19 points on 8 of 15 shooting and Tristan Lloyd had 13 points by going 4-for-9 and 3-for-6 from beyond the arc. The Warriors finished 24-57 (42.1%) from the field and 11-29 (37.9%) from 3-point range.
HANCOCK 94, SBCC 63
A forgettable season became even more forgettable for the Vaqueros, who got crushed by 31 points in Santa Maria. Hancock shot 51.4% and dominated the boards, 44-24. SBCC also turned the ball over 29 times.
Nick Chapman finished 4-for-6 from 3-point range and had 14 points to lead the Bulldogs (21-6, 8-3 WSC). The Vaqueros dropped to 1-23 overall and 0-10 in the Western State Conference.
WESTMONT 8-1, WILLIAM JESSUP 4-3
The Warriors split their doubleheader at William Jessup.
Westmont scored all eight of its runs of the first game during the second, third and fourth innings. Brady Renck led the way on offense by finishing 3-for-4 with three runs batted in. Alex Stufft and Taylor Garcia also drove in two runs apiece for the Warriors in the opener. Senior right-hander Justin Sanders earned the win after going six innings and allowing two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts and four walks.
Westmont could only muster one run in Game 2. Freshman left-hander Ryan Humphreys suffered the loss despite a solid effort. Humphreys allowed three runs on three hits with eight strikeouts and two walks.
The Warriors are 8-6 overall and 3-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference.
SBCC 8, CERRO COSO 0
Jacob Bravo and Jarred Greene belted first-inning solo home runs and Matthew Strother tossed seven impressive relief innings to lead the Vaqueros (8-6) to their second straight shutout win. Bravo homered for the second straight game and has three for the season. He finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
Greene’s homer was his first on the collegiate level. He went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, two runs batted in and two runs scored.
BLOOMINGTON 3, LOMPOC 0
The Braves saw their season come to an end Saturday following a 3-0 loss in a CIF-SS Div. 4 second-round matchup.
Lompoc (12-2-6) went into the half tied but allowed three goals in the final 40 minutes, ending their season.
This was the first time in head coach Jason Cochrane’s five-year tenure that the Braves made it past the first round as well as earning his first Channel League title, claiming a share alongside DP this season.
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MARK KEPPEL 9, CARPINTERIA 8
The Warriors saw their CIF-SS Div. 6 run come to an end Saturday with a one-goal loss on the road.