Irvine Valley defeated top-ranked El Camino in a shootout, 2-1, in a first-round match of the Southern California men’s soccer regionals Saturday at El Camino College.
The teams shot alternating penalty kicks, and Frank Pace kicked in the winner, which sent Irvine Valley (17-3-2) to the next round to play Glendale next Saturday.
El Camino is 17-4-1.
In another first round Southern California regional men’s soccer match:
Orange Coast 4, Cuyamaca 1--P.J. Polowski scored three goals for host Orange Coast (12-4). Orange Coast, the third-seeded team, advances to play the winner of San Diego City-East Los Angeles next Saturday. San Diego City is second-seeded and East Los Angeles is the defending champion.
In the championship game of the Cypress men’s basketball tournament:
Cypress 60, El Camino 50--David Boyle and Bill Banks each scored 12 points and Tom Barraza added 10 for Cypress (5-1). Sam Sabarra earned most valuable player honors for the tournament, and Cypress’ Anthony Livingston earned all-tournament honors.
In the championship game of the Fullerton men’s basketball tournament:
Fullerton 97, Columbia 68--Guard Garry Hunter scored 29 points, including hitting five three-pointers, and was named the tournament’s MVP as the Hornets improved to 5-0.
In the Rancho Santiago men’s basketball tournament championship game:
Chaffey 74, Rancho Santiago 73--Micael Jackson hit an 18-foot shot with one second remaining to win it for Chaffey (3-1). Jackson made 12 of 22 shots and also had 12 rebounds. Rick Swanwick had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Rancho Santiago (2-2), while Ruben Oronoz added 15 points and Daryl Cole 14.
At the Golden West women’s basketball tournament:
Golden West Doesn’t Play Final--Golden West split its team into two squads for the tournament, and after both teams won their first-round games Friday night, the Golden West coaching staff decided not to play the championship game against each other.