Dominguez Hills Women Will Try to End 26-Game Losing Streak to Cal Poly Pomona

In a game between the top two teams in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn., the Cal State Dominguez Hills women's basketball team will play host to Cal Poly Pomona at 5:45 p.m. today.

Dominguez Hills (16-9 overall, 8-2 in CCAA play) has never defeated Pomona (20-5, 11-0) in 26 games dating to 1980. In the first game between the teams in January, Pomona led by only four points with three minutes remaining before winning, 60-51.

Pomona, ranked 15th in NCAA Division II, has won 11 consecutive conference titles. Dominguez Hills secured second place with a 63-60 victory over Cal State Los Angeles last week.

Pomona, which will play host to the four-team CCAA postseason tournament next week, has been led by forwards Carrie Stritenberg and Leslie Ellis and center Mildred Conston. Stritenberg averages 16.2 points, Ellis 14.6 and Conston 12.3 and a team-leading 10.1 rebounds.

Dominguez Hills will conclude its regular season with a conference game against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo at 5:45 p.m. Saturday in Carson. Dominguez Hills defeated San Luis Obispo, 72-56, in January.

San Luis Obispo (14-10, 5-5) has been led by guard Nicole Lowry and freshman forwards Christine Rodness and Susanne Carey.

Genaro (Chicanito) Hernandez will defend his World Boxing Assn. junior lightweight championship against 10th-ranked Omar Catari on Monday night at the Forum.

Hernandez (24-0, 12 knockouts) won the title on a ninth-round technical knockout of Daniel Londas on Nov. 22. Catari is 12-3 with two KOs.

Jesus Chong will fight Eduardo Ramirez in a North American Boxing Federation flyweight bout, and Bomani Parker will battle Ernesto Magdaleno for the vacant California light heavyweight title in other bouts on the card.

The show starts at 7:30.

The Loyola Marymount women's basketball team will try to end a 10-game losing streak when it plays host to West Coast Conference rival Pepperdine at 5:20 p.m. Saturday.

Loyola Marymount is 6-17 and 0-10, and Pepperdine is 13-10 and 5-5. It will be the first meeting this season between the teams.

Loyola Marymount has lost 16 of 17 games. The Lions defeated Cal State Northridge, 54-48, in January for their last victory.

Pepperdine is in fifth place in the WCC and battling for a spot in the four-team conference postseason tournament next month.

Wave two-time all-conference center Shannon Frowiss is averaging 14 points and 7.1 rebounds. Frowiss scored a season-high 24 points in an 84-69 loss to Santa Clara last week.

The Cal State Dominguez Hills men's basketball team will attempt to clinch a berth in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. postseason tournament when it plays host to Cal State San Bernardino and UC Riverside.

The Toros, 14-10 overall and tied for third with Cal Poly Pomona in the CCAA at 6-5, will play San Bernardino at 8:05 tonight and Riverside at 8:05 p.m. Saturday.

Riverside, ranked third in NCAA Division II, is 21-2 and leads the conference at 10-1. San Bernardino is 11-13 and in sixth place in the CCAA at 4-7.

The Toros defeated San Bernardino, 63-58, and lost to Riverside, 74-62, in January.

San Bernardino is led by junior guard Develle Walker, who leads the conference in scoring at 23.7.

Riverside is led by senior guard Gene Altamirano, who is averaging 12.8 points.

Loyola Marymount women's volleyball Coach Steve Stratos has announced the signing of three high school players to national letters of intent.

Esperanza of Yorba Linda middle blocker Julie Greer, Monte Vista of Cupertino middle blocker Mardell Wrensch and Mater Dei of Santa Ana outside hitter Amy Moeller will join the Lions in the fall.

The 6-foot-1 Greer was a three-time All-Southern Section 4-A Division selection and helped lead Esperanza to the 4-A final in 1989.

The 6-foot Moeller was an All-Southern Section and All-Angelus League selection the past two seasons. She was named the Angelus League's most valuable player as a senior.

The 6-1 Wrensch was an all-league selection the past two seasons and made the All-Central Coast Section third team as a senior.

Loyola outfielder Mike Seal was named WCC player of the week.

Seal, a freshman from Irvine, had a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday against 13th-ranked Cal State Long Beach to tie the score, 3-3. The Lions (3-7) won in the 10th inning, 4-3.

Seal is third in the WCC with seven runs batted in.

The Inglewood Family YMCA is holding registration for an adult basketball league that starts Wednesday and runs through June 3 at the Y, 319 E. Kelso St.

The deadline is Saturday. Information: Michael Solomon at (310) 671-7615.

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