Despite 19 points from point guard Danae Miller, the UCSB women’s basketball team lost, 66-63, at UC Davis on Saturday afternoon.
The game featured 10 lead changes before the Aggies grabbed the lead for good with 3:42 remaining in the fourth quarter. Senior guards Coco Miller and Tal Sahar each added 13 points for UCSB (8-12, 3-4 Big West), while freshman center Ila Lane had 12 points.
UC Davis (11-9, 6-1 Big West) extended its conference home winning streak to 26 games.
MOORPARK 102, SBCC 66
The Vaqueros could not stop the Raiders’ high-power offense in a tough road loss Saturday.
Sophia Torres scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds. She was 12-for-21 from the field. Alondra Jimenez added 15 points and Jada Forsdick-Stevenson had 10.
BYU 3, UCSB 2
The Gauchos led the Cougars in nearly every statistical category Saturday at Smith Fieldhouse. But 32 service errors proved to be their downfall in a five-set loss at No. 2 BYU. The set scores were 23-25, 25-22, 20-25, 28-26, 15-11.
UCSB (6-2), ranked No. 3 in the country, held match point in the fourth but could not convert, getting broken at 26-25 and losing the final three points.
Four Gauchos ended up with double-digit kills in Randy DeWeese (19), Roy McFarland (15), Ryan Wilcox (11), and Keenan Sanders (10).
Senior setter Casey McGarry made the most of his first five-set opportunity, posting a season-high 53 assists and added a season-high 17 digs.
WESTMONT 12, SOUTHWEST 2 (N.M.)
The Warriors pounded 13 hits and scored 12 runs to defeat the Mustangs 12-2.
Nine players tallied a hit for Westmont (2-3), which was led by freshman shortstop Brady Renck, who went 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored.
On the mound, Westmont was led by senior right-hander Justin Sanders, who picked up his first win of the season.
Sanders pitched six scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and one walk while striking out eight.
SBCC 13, SADDLEBACK 10
SADDLEBACK 9, SBCC 7
The Vaqueros split their doubleheader against Saddleback Saturday, giving the Gauchos a series win over SBCC.
SBCC trailed 5-0 in the first game, but then erupted to score nine runs before eventually winning 13-10. Kyle Fromeke was 2-for-5 in the win with four RBIs and four runs scored.
In the second game, the Vaqueros tied it up in the ninth with an RBI single, but would lose on a two-out RBI single from the Gauchos’ Alex Zerfass, dropping SBCC to 3-2 to start the year.
UCSB 4, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 3
The Gauchos lost the opening doubles point but picked up the slack in singles, winning four of six matches on court to pick up their second straight win.
Joseph Guillin, ranked No. 8 in singles, picked up a straight-set win on the No. 1 court, while Victor Krustev and Joshua Williams also won in straight sets on courts two and six, respectively.
Alejandro Vedri clinched the win for the Gauchos with a victory on the number three court.
USC 4, UCSB 2
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GIRLS WATER POLO
LAGUNA BEACH 12, SAN MARCOS 2
SAN MARCOS 15, MATER DEI 9
The Royals took home a third-place finish at the Irvine Tournament following a tough loss against Laguna Beach and a win over Mater Dei.
San Marcos has lost all three of its matches against top-ranked Laguna Beach this season.
Against Mater Dei, Cassidy Miller tossed in eight goals while Hannah Meyer and Ava Stryker each scored two to help San Marcos bounce back and end the day with a big six-goal victory.
SANTA BARBARA 8, AGOURA 5
SANTA BARBARA 9, MIRA COSTA 6
The Dons ended the Irvine Tournament with a pair of wins Saturday. Santa Barbara got four goals from Juju Martinez do amaral to defeat Agoura for the first time this season. Abigail Hendrix had 2 goals and 2 assists against Agoura while Faith tedesco had 14 saves.
Against Mira Costa, Martinez do Amaral added another three scores to lead six scorers.
Rachel Whitney has 2 goals to lead 6 different scorers. Elise power had a goal and an assist.
UCSB dominates senior day
The UCSB men’s and women’s swim teams finished off their seasons in style Saturday afternoon at Campus Pool, with the men defeating Cal Poly 163-99 and the women defeating the Mustangs 164-90.
It was a balanced attack for the Gauchos. The women had 18 different swimmers with top-three finishers and the men had 14. Freshman Zoe Cosgrove took first in the 100 Back (55.76), 200 Back (2:01.29) and 200 IM (2:04.75). Justin Nguyen added two first places finishes in the 100 Free (44.85) and 100 Back (49.60).
VENTURA 81, SBCC 54
Despite leading by four at halftime, the Vaqueros were blown off the floor in the second half in falling to 1-20, and 0-7 in the Western State Conference North.
SBCC took a 31-27 halftime lead over the first-place Pirates (16-7, 7-0 WSC North) before it all unraveled over the final 20 minutes.
Dayshone Henry had 20 points and Jermaine Jordan chipped in 14 to lead Ventura. Adrian Juilland-Johnson also had 20 points for SBCC.