Northridge Women Sign Pasadena City Standout

From Staff Reports

ReShawnda Richardson, a 5-foot-8 guard-forward who helped Pasadena City College to a 31-2 record last season, has signed with the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team.

Richardson, a junior, previously played one season at Utah and helped Long Beach Poly to a Southern Section title in 1995.

* Thomas Herring scored 32 points to lead the Valley-based American Roundball Corp. 13-and-under boys' team over Terre Haute, Ind., 71-58, in the final of the Basketball Conference International Championships last weekend in Dallas.


* Jeremy Richards, who won the boys' high jump in the Southern Section Masters Meet and Division II championships for Santa Maria Righetti High, has signed with Cal State Northridge. He has a career best of 6-10.

* Porchea Carroll of Rio Mesa High and Schquay Brignac of Cleveland each won individual titles in the USA Track & Field Youth championships at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville last week.

Carroll, a junior, won the 100 meters in 12.10, the long jump in 18-0 1/4 and ran the first leg on the West Valley Eagles' victorious 400 relay team that clocked 45.98 in the intermediate girls' division.

Sierra Hauser-Price of Notre Dame, Shakhan Lewis of Duarte and Michelle Stinnette of Cleveland teamed with Carroll in the relay.

Brignac, the two-time defending City Section champion in the girls' high jump, won that event at 5-7 in the intermediate division.


* The City Section has finalized the names of new leagues for the 1999 season.

The Valley Mission League consists of Van Nuys, Reseda, San Fernando, Kennedy, Sylmar and Monroe.

The Sunset Six League consists of Canoga Park, Grant, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Poly and Verdugo Hills.

The West Valley League consists of Chatsworth, Birmingham, Cleveland, Granada Hills, Taft and El Camino Real.


* Top-seeded Gene Malin of Woodland Hills defeated Kurt Nielsen, 6-2, 6-3, to advance to today's quarterfinals of the U.S. Tennis Assn. national men's 45-and-over hardcourt championships at Westlake Tennis and Swim Club.


* Kelly Ford, the top assistant at Cal State Northridge the past five seasons, said she has accepted a similar coaching position at Cal State Fullerton.

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