Sports Roundup: Salas, Glendale Community College women claim victory

WOMENS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

Glendale Community College at Southern California Preview: The Vaqueros were victorious again at Santa Clarita Central Park on Friday morning, claiming their second win in four races.

Glendale tallied 84 points and held off Western State Conference rival College of the Canyons (90) and Mt. San Antonio College (96) partly due to the exploits of sophomore Angie Salas. The senior took first place in 18 minutes, 50.6 seconds.

Jennifer Cazares was next for Glendale, taking 11th in 20:02.67, while Fiona Faulkner (18th, 20:38.5), Genesis Siam-Alvarez (31st, 21:04.5) and Nona Boyajyan (36th, 21:14.51) all followed.

MEN’S CROSS-COUNTRY

Glendale Community College at Southern California Preview: The Vaqueros turned in a strong outing as sophomore Raymond Lopez claimed a victory Friday morning at Santa Clarita’s Central Park.

Lopez clocked in at 21:00.18 to win as Glendale finished second with 68 points behind Mt. San Antonio College (42).

Sophomore Paulo Vazquez took eighth (21:39.50), while Philip Thomas (13th, 21:52.69), Carlos Rivera (17th, 22:01.09) and Akol Maloney (33th, 22:27.6) rounded out the scoring.

GIRLS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

Crescenta Valley at Crescenta Valley Invitational: Falcons transfer Caitlyn Couch shined at Crescenta Valley Park on Thursday afternoon.

The senior took first in 19 minutes, 14 seconds, while Crescenta Valley swept the top five positions with Samantha Moore (20:21), McKenna Heeg (20:51), Gaby Borraez (20:55) and Izzy Lieberman (20:59).

BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

Crescenta Valley at Crescenta Valley Invitational: With no starters competing, the Falcons took second to Garfield, 18-45, on Thursday afternoon at Crescenta Valley Park.

Sophomore Erik Faeustle was the Falcons’ top runner and took third place in 17:40, while junior David McNelis earned ninth in 18:27 and Morgan Faunce placed 10th in 18:30.

Garfield’s Christian Hernandez won the race in 17:19.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

Glendale Adventist Academy win Orangewood Academy Tournament: The Cougars (6-0) captured the tournament Thursday. Glendale Adventist posted a 25-13, 25-17 win against Orangewood in the championship match after earning a 25-7, 25-8 semifinal victory versus Fairmont Prep.

The Cougars began the tournament with a 25-12, 25-17 win against San Gabriel Academy, followed by a 25-3-, 25-11 win against Connelly.

St. Monica Academy 3, New Harvest Christian 0: The Crusaders picked up a nonleague home victory Thursday afternoon, 25-14, 25-13, 25-8. With the win, St. Monica is 7-3.

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