SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lancers take down top-ranked Falcons


Pasadena City College 2, Cerritos 1:


The Lancers notched arguably their biggest win of the season in toppling visiting Cerritos, the top-ranked team in Southern California and No. 3 in state, at Robinson Stadium in South Coast Conference action Friday afternoon.

Former Blair High coach and current Lancers sophomore defender Yeyson Caballeros led the way for the Lancers (2-8-3, 2-2-2), in scoring 13th minute of an assist from Michael Alcaraz, while Alcaraz and Caballerson assisted teammate

Eric Chavez

for the game-winner in the 16th minute.

Goalie Alex Radillo finished with seven saves for Pasadena.



Westridge 17, Webb 1:

It was a near sweep for the Tigers in Prep League action Friday afternoon as the Tigers rolled on the road.

The singles tandem of sisters Maral and Lena Tavatian and Erin McDonald also finished 3-0 each in tallying nine points for the Tigers (9-1, 7-0).

Westridge’s doubles pairs of Cameron Marsh and Amanda Matthiessen and Annsley Matthiessen and Emily Trojan both finished 3-0, while Eileen Kwon and Jordan Cruz won two matches.

Three days earlier, the Tigers also defeated Mayfield, 17-1, in Prep League road action at the Arroyo Seco Racquet Center.

The Tavatian sisters and McDonald went undefeated, as did Marsh and Amanda Matthiessen and Kwon and Cruz. Annsley Matthiessen and Trojan also locked down two wins.

Mayfield (2-8, 0-8) picked up its lone win from the No. 3 doubles tandem of Nicole Johnson and Allie Tsuchiya.

Pasadena Poly 11, Viewpoint 7:


The Panthers improved to 9-3 with Friday’s nonleague win, buoyed by the doubles sweep of Gisela Baker and Erin Lee.

Also in doubles, Aria Griffin and Brooke Olson won a pair of sets, as did both Elissa Boghosian and Anna Lamb in singles.

Three days earlier, Poly handed Flintridge Prep a 11-7 loss as the Poly singles racked up six points in leading the Panthers to a Prep League home victory at Caltech on Tuesday afternoon.

Boghosian and Lamb both went 3-0 in picking up six points.

On the doubles side, Brooke Olsen and Aria Griffin finished 2-1, while the combos of Juliet Johnson and Samantha Collins, Johnson and Julia Wohl and Gisela Baker and Erin all picked up a single win for Poly.


Pasadena Poly in Oxnard Tournament:

It’s onto the semifinals of the Oxnard Tournament for the Pasadena Poly boys’ water team, which notched two wins in pool play Friday afternoon.

The Panthers (14-2) earned a spot in Saturday morning’s semifinal versus Newbury Park at 11:30 after notching 17-3 and 14-3 wins versus Oxnard Pacifica and Moorpark, respectively.

Versus Pacifica, the trio of Brock Hudnut, Omar Dairi and Kelly McGee both tied for the team lead of three goals, while goalie Josh Ball finished with eight saves for Poly.

Later in the afternoon, Spencer Rogers took his turn in scoring a team-high five goals, while Hudnut netted four goals and Dairi tallied three goals versus Moorpark. Ball totaled 10 saves.


Pasadena City College 3, El Camino 1:

Yanise Joseph had 12 kills and libero Jennifer Estrada made 19 digs as the PCC women's volleyball team downed El Camino, 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 25-19, Friday night at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium in South Coast Conference.

The Lancers at least remained in a tie for first place in the South Coast Conference at 11-3 and 5-0 in league play.

Chapman 3, Caltech 0:

Catherine Jamshidi had a team-best seven kills for the Beavers (0-14, 0-11), who fell in a SCIAC home match Friday afternoon 25-10, 25-7, 25-12.

On Tuesday evening, the Beavers were competitive in SCIAC play, but ultimately fell at home to Redlands 25-13, 25-21, 25-18.

Junior middle blocker Paige Logan once again paced the Beavers (0-13, 0-10) by tallying a match-high nine kills on only 23 attempts. Jamshidi finished with eight kills and sophomore defensive specialist Katie Ching tied her season high with 11 digs.