Rene Goth of Cal State Northridge had nine kills and 13 digs, but the visiting Matadors suffered their 19th consecutive loss, falling to Cal State Fullerton in a nonconference match Wednesday, 15-1, 18-16, 15-9.
Goth, the only returning starter from last year's team that posted a 23-8 record and won the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, had a .296 hitting percentage.
Carrie Kapfenberg and Erin Balderama each had seven kills for the Matadors (1-22), but their hitting percentages were .065 and .038, respectively.
Shelly Smith had 16 kills and 15 digs for Fullerton (7-14).
Thousand Oaks 15, Camarillo 49; Thousand Oaks 20, Westlake 39; Westlake 23, Camarillo 34--Thousand Oaks Coach Jack Farrell held top runner Kim Mortensen out of the meet so she will be rested for Saturday's Mt. San Antonio College Invitational. Still, the Lancers (5-0, 5-0) took five of the top seven places in the Marmonte League meet at Cal Lutheran.
Thousand Oaks' Tara Marsden timed 19 minutes 45 seconds over the three-mile course to edge Westlake's Joy Pompilio (19:46).
Thousand Oaks 25, Camarillo 31; Thousand Oaks 18, Westlake 44; Camarillo 21, Westlake 38--Todd Disney and Josh Carolan placed first and second for Thousand Oaks (5-0, 5-0) in a Marmonte League meet at Cal Lutheran.
Disney and Carolan ran together until the final 100 meters, when Disney sprinted ahead for a one-second victory at 16:26.
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Ventura 15, Chaffey 5--Andy Bruininga scored seven goals--missing only one shot--for host Ventura in a Western State Conference match. Goalie Paulo Teixeira had 13 saves for the Pirates (19-5-1, 3-1), the state's No. 2-ranked team.
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Royal 20, Newbury Park 11--Chris Richeson scored seven goals, and John Voegtli and David Radka each added three for host Royal in a Marmonte League match.
Goalie Kyle Finley had 11 saves and a length-of-the-pool goal for the Highlanders (17-4, 4-0), the top-ranked team in the Southern Section Division IV poll.
Burroughs 7, Montebello 5--The host Indians scored two goals in the last 24 seconds of the Almont League match. Alfonso Tucay scored to give Burroughs (14-4, 2-0) a 6-5 lead. Greg Paggi added his third goal with one second left.
Crespi 8, St. Francis 7--Chris Helin scored with 2:33 left to give visiting Crespi (7-12, 2-3) an 8-6 lead in the Mission League match.
Village Christian d. Vasquez, 15-4, 15-0, 15-3--Mariann Parker had four kills and Ashley Wornall added four aces for host Village Christian (11-1, 6-0) in an Alpha League match.
El Camino Real d. Cleveland, 15-7, 15-8, 15-10--Diane Rodriguez had seven aces for the host Conquistadores (6-4, 3-4) in a Northwest Valley Conference match.