Sports Roundup: Glendale Community College track dominates Bakersfield Relays


Glendale wins Bakersfield Relays: The Vaqueros dominated the field winning with 262 points, while Allan Hancock took second with 145 points.

GCC excelled in the distance and field events.

Enrique Ramirez won the 1,500-meter race (4 minutes 7.81 seconds) and 3,000 (9:17.38).

The Vaqueros also got victories in the 4x100 relay (Rick Goulsby, Marcus Streeter, Raymond Ou and Jonathan Smith: 43.34); pole vault (Jerrod Plummer, 3.97 meters); long jump (Marcus Streeter, 6.38); discus (Quaid Vucannon, 43.17); hammer throw (Christopher Uribe, 33.36) and javelin (Tanner Mays, 55.30).

Second-place GCC finishers were Edwardo Vasquez in the 1,500; Bryant Flores in the 400 (51.39); Charence Lander in the 400 hurdles (1:00.19); Rory Norman in the steeplechase (10:21.24); the 4x400 relay (Streeter, Flores, Alejandro Chavez and Vasquez: 3:28.38); Streeter in the high jump (6 feet 4 inches); Uribe in the shot put (12.07), Renteria in the javelin (48.37) and Andrew Perez in the pole vault (3.97).

Third-place finishers for the Vaqueros were Jonathan Smith in the 200 (23.19); Vasquez in the 800 (1:56.97), Daniel Marin in the 1,500 (4:15.78), Vuncannon in the 100 hurdles (17.53), Brayan Cecenas in the steeplechase (10:53.73), Vuncannon in the shot put (11.69), David Renteria in the hammer (22.21) and Vuncannon in the javelin (45.36).


Glendale wins Bakersfield Relays: The Vaqueros edged out Bakersfield, 175-153, to prevail on Friday.

Ana Tonga turned in a terrific day, winning the long jump (4.39 meters), triple jump (9.23) and javelin (36.29). She also took second in the high jump in 4 feet 5 inches and third in the shot put (10.8)

Lizzy Nelson led the way on the track, winning the 800 meters in 2 minutes 17.26 seconds and the 3,000 in 10:34.97.

Lizette Gonzalez also prevailed in the 1,500 (4:53.84) and took second in the 800 (2:20.52).

Aisiah Tuiasosopo was first in the discus at 36.9 and was second in the shot put (10.81) and third in the hammer throw (28.88).

Justice Shank won the high jump in 5-4

Joselyn Castaneda turned in second-place finishes in the 100 hurdles (20.25) and 400 hurdles (1:16.91). Nicole Pappelis was second in the javelin with a throw of 34.34.

Taking third for the Vaqueros was Caitlyn Selve (11:10.20) in the 3,000.


Flintridge Prep 10, Hawkins 0 (five innings): The Rebels have already eclipsed their win total of a season ago, improving to 2-1 with Friday afternoon’s nonleague home win.

Drew Montgomery and Therese Oshiro combined to throw an abbreviated no-hitter with 12 combined strikeouts, with Montgomery notching seven. Montgomery added two runs batted in. Kara Bradley also knocked in a pair of runs, scored twice, had two hits and stole a base.


Flintridge Prep 2, Oakwood 0: Trip Westmoreland and Dante Fregoso collected nine and eight kills, respectively, on Friday to lead the Rebels (2-0) to a 25-19, 25-23 pool-play win in the Providence Tournament. In an earlier pool-play contest, Fregoso had 12 kills and Zack Picker added 10 digs for the Rebels in a 25-14, 25-12 win against Pasadena Armenian General Benevolent Union. The Rebels will meet Campbell Hall in a semifinal match at 2 p.m. Saturday.

New Community Jewish, 3, Glendale Adventist Academy 0: The visiting Cougars fell, 25-5, 25-18, 26-24, on Thursday in a season-opening contest.


St. Francis 10, La Cañada 8: The visiting Golden Knights (3-0) picked up a nonleague victory Friday. St. Francis got a pair of wins in singles from Kristian Estebe (6-2, 6-0).


Glendale 15, Huntington Park 1: Competing in its first-ever match, host Glendale posted a nonleague victory at Moyse Field on Thursday. The Nitros, who are an independent team, received four goals from Andrew Cruz, three assists from Justin Driffil and two goals each from Kevin Espaldon, Marc Esplana and Jorge Viana.

“They were really excited,” Glendale Coach Joe Campbell said. “They were wound up to get going and I’m pleased with what they did competing in a game for the first time.”


Glendale 17, Huntington Park 1: The host Nitros earned a nonleague win at Moyse Field on Thursday. Marina Percastegui finished with four goals for the Nitros, who received three from Coco Cazares.

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