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Shifting gears

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With the regular season behind them and postseason brackets set, the two local soccer participants are spending the week readying themselves for knockout-style competition.

The No. 4 Oxnard College men's soccer team (14-2-4) is expecting an athletic, physical and organized opponent when it hosts No. 13 Orange Coast (11-5-4) in Saturday's regional quarterfinals at 2 p.m.

"They won't be easy to break down," Oxnard coach Ross Greaney said. "We'll have to be patient. We have to just manage the game well."

Until No. 10 Citrus (15-2-3) arrives at the VC Sportsplex on Saturday at 1 p.m., the No. 7 Ventura College women's soccer team (14-5-1) will bracing itself for striker Jasmine Williams, who has a school-record 17 goals and 10 assists for the Owls this fall.

"The playoffs is all about that one game," Ventura coach Steve Hoffman said. "Can we shut down their one star?"

When the fields were announced Tuesday, Oxnard avoided three-time defending state champion Mount San Antonio, who eliminated the Condors the last two seasons. Ventura's path to the Final Four, most likely, could include rematches with No. 2 Canyons, No. 3 Cerritos or No. 6 Cypress, three of the teams to beat the Pirates this season.

Oxnard men, Ventura women dominate WSC soccer

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Ventura County has dominated Western State Conference soccer this fall.

A combined 19-0-5 in conference play, the Oxnard College men and Ventura College women both clinched WSC titles in the past six days.

The Oxnard men (13-2-4, 11-0-4), ranked No. 3 in Southern California and No. 7 in the state, clinched a share of its third WSC title in six years with a 4-1 win at Hancock Tuesday night.

One year after an undefeated WSC campaign wasn't enough to edge Santa Barbara City, sophomores like goalkeeper Osvaldo Vallodolid, fullback Estanilo Arevalo and midfield Victor Magana knew that every win was precious this season.

"We have a bunch of sophomores who have learned from painful experiences in previous years," Oxnard coach Ross Greaney said. "Everybody learned from the finish to last year and knew that going undefeated wasn't enough."

"I think enough of our players knew the importance of every point, to make sure it didn't slip through our fingers again."

Put in position by its 4-1 win over Santa Barbara City, the Ventura women (13-5-1, 8-0-1) finished the job Friday with a 5-0 bruising of Cuesta.

After losing five of six matches early against some of the best teams in the nation, including No. 1 Santiago Canyon, No. 3 Canyons and No. 4 Cerritos, the Pirates, ranked No. 9 in Southern California and No. 13 in the state, rebounded with a 12-game unbeaten streak.

"When you play the type of competition we played, it's certainly pretty tough," Ventura coach Steve Hoffman said. "We didn't really hide from anybody and that's why we're playing so well."

Both are ranked No. 15 in the national coaches polls.

Oxnard's free-flowing attack has been led by striker Travis Bowen (14 goals) and attacker Max Madrigal (six goals, 10 assists).

"There is definitely a respect and a respect in the way that teams will play us, putting players behind the ball and defend just for a tie," Greaney said. "It's good preparation for playoffs."

After it wraps the regular season up Friday against visiting Oxnard, Ventura should be a much more dangerous postseason opponent later this month than its seed would hint.

"You get everybody healthy and you can go on a run," Hoffman said. "We're ready to rock and roll. I don't know whether we'll be at home or on the road, but we'll be ready."

Oxnard needs a tie against cross-county rival Moorpark Friday to clinch the title outright.

"The result on Tuesday has definitely taken the pressure off of us, knowing that we've have some reward for the season we've had," Greaney said. "But I don't think anybody wants to share the conference title. We know the job is not totally done."

VC's Cardona commits to Oklahoma

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A big part of the resurgence of the Ventura College women's soccer team has been the goalscoring of striker Daisy Cardona.

The Buena High product committed verbally to the University of Oklahoma Monday

"This kid scores goals," Ventura coach Steve Hoffman said of Cardona. "Goalscorers are born. You can't create them."

An honorable mention All-American as a freshman, Cardona has 18 goals and 15 assists as a sophomore, scoring in all nine WSC games.

"That's incredible," Hoffman said.

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference
Thru Wednesday Oct. 31

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 10-0-3 33 12-2-3
LA Mission 9-3-1 28 10-5-3
Santa Barbara 7-4-3 24 9-6-3
Santa Monica 4-6-3 15 8-10-3
Hancock 4-6-3 15 5-8-4
Glendale 4-8-2 14 4-13-3
Canyons 3-7-4 13 4-9-5
Citrus 3-7-3 12 4-9-4
Moorpark 2-5-6 12 2-6-9

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 7-0-1 22 12-5-1
Santa Barbara 4-1-2 14 8-3-4
Moorpark 4-3-0 12 7-7-1
Hancock 3-5-0 9 5-9-2
Oxnard 2-4-1 7 5-7-4
Cuesta 0-7-0 0 2-10-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 8-0 24 2 14-6 .700
Moorpark 6-1 19 3 11-7 .611
LA Mission 3-5 9 15 7-8 .467
Ventura 3-5 11 17 4-15 .211
Cuesta 2-4 9 12 4-14 .222
Hancock 0-7 0 24 2-14 .125

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 4-0 12-9 .571
Cuesta 3-1 24-10 .706
Ventura 2-2 15-8 .652
Santa Monica 1-3 10-17 .370
Citrus 0-4 8-16 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Pierce 5-0 10-4 .714
Ventura 4-1 13-9 .591
LA Valley 3-2 17-8 .680
Cuesta 2-3 16-15 .516
Citrus 1-4 15-14 .517
Santa Monica 0-5 8-16 .333

Western State Conference standings

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Through Oct. 24

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 9-0-3 30 11-2-3
LA Mission 7-3-1 22 8-5-3
Santa Barbara 6-3-3 21 8-5-3
Santa Monica 4-4-3 15 8-8-3
Hancock 5-5-2 17 6-7-3
Citrus 3-5-3 12 4-7-4
Moorpark 2-4-5 11 2-5-8
Glendale 2-8-2 8 2-13-3
Canyons 1-7-4 7 2-9-5

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 5-0-1 16 10-5-1
Santa Barbara 3-0-2 11 7-2-4
Moorpark 3-3-0 9 6-7-1
Hancock 2-4-0 6 4-8-2
Oxnard 1-3-1 4 5-6-4
Cuesta 0-5-0 0 2-8-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 6-0 18 1 12-6 .667
Moorpark 5-1 16 3 10-7 .588
LA Mission 2-4 6 14 7-7 .500
Ventura 2-4 8 14 3-14 .177
Cuesta 1-3 5 9 3-13 .231
Hancock 0-4 0 12 2-11 .154

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 4-0 12-9 .571
Cuesta 3-1 23-10 .697
Ventura 2-2 13-8 .619
Santa Monica 1-3 8-15 .348
Citrus 0-4 8-16 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Pierce 5-0 10-2 .833
Ventura 4-1 13-9 .591
LA Valley 3-2 15-8 .652
Cuesta 2-3 15-15 .500
Citrus 1-4 15-14 .517
Santa Monica 0-5 7-13 .350

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference
Through Oct. 18

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 8-0-2 26 9-2-2
LA Mission 6-2-1 19 7-4-3
Santa Barbara 5-3-2 17 7-5-2
Santa Monica 4-3-3 15 8-7-3
Citrus 3-5-2 11 4-7-3
Hancock 3-5-3 11 4-7-3
Glendale 2-6-2 8 2-11-3
Moorpark 1-4-4 7 1-5-7
Canyons 1-5-4 7 2-7-5

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Santa Barbara 3-0-2 11 6-2-3
Ventura 3-0-1 10 8-5-1
Hancock 2-2-0 6 4-6-2
Moorpark 2-2-0 6 4-7-1
Oxnard 0-2-1 1 4-5-4
Cuesta 0-4-0 0 2-7-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 5-0 15 1 11-6 .647
Moorpark 3-1 10 3 9-7 .563
LA Mission 2-2 6 8 6-5 .545
Ventura 2-2 8 8 3-12 .200
Cuesta 0-3 2 9 2-13 .133
Hancock 0-4 0 12 2-11 .154

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 3-0 9-6 .600
Ventura 2-2 8-9 .470
Cuesta 1-1 20-6 .769
Santa Monica 1-1 6-13 .316
Citrus 0-3 8-15 .348

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
Ventura 4-0 12-5 .706
LA Pierce 3-0 8-2 .800
LA Valley 2-2 14-8 .636
Citrus 1-2 11-12 .478
Cuesta 0-3 9-14 .393
Santa Monica 0-3 5-12 .294

Signature win

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The Ventura College women's soccer team (7-5) remains unranked. But the Pirates knocked off Fresno, ranked No. 4 in Northern California and No. 8 in the state, 1-0 Saturday on Daisy Cardona's goal.

Cardona, an All-American selection as a freshman, leads the WSC in both goals (10) and points (27).

Ventura's five losses are to No. 1 Cerritos, No. 2 Santiago Canyon, No. 3 Cypress, No. 6 Los Angeles Pierce and No. 8 Canyons, who are a combined 41-2-4.

Western State Conference standings

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Western State Conference

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Oxnard 6-0-1 19 8-2-1
LA Mission 4-2-1 13 5-4-2
Santa Barbara 3-3-2 11 5-5-2
Santa Monica 2-3-2 8 6-3-2
Hancock 2-3-2 8 3-5-3
Citrus 2-3-2 8 3-5-3
Canyons 1-2-4 7 2-4-5
Moorpark 1-2-4 7 1-2-7
Glendale 1-4-2 5 1-9-3

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T
Ventura 2-0-0 6 7-5-0
Santa Barbara 1-0-1 4 5-2-3
Hancock 1-1-0 3 2-5-2
Oxnard 0-0-1 1 4-3-4
Moorpark 0-1-0 0 3-6-1
Cuesta 0-2-0 0 2-5-1

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L GF GA W-L Pct.
Santa Barbara 3-0 9 0 8-6 .571
Moorpark 2-0 6 0 8-5 .615
LA Mission 1-2 3 8 5-5 .500
Ventura 1-2 5 6 2-11 .154
Cuesta 0-1 0 3 2-11 .154
Hancock 0-2 0 6 2-9 .182

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
LA Valley 1-0 6-6 .500
Santa Monica 1-0 6-12 .333
Cuesta 1-1 15-6 .714
Ventura 1-1 3-8 .273
Citrus 0-2 6-12 .333

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.
Ventura 2-0 10-5 .667
LA Pierce 1-0 6-2 .750
LA Valley 1-1 9-6 .600
Citrus 1-1 8-10 .444
Santa Monica 0-1 4-9 .308
Cuesta 0-2 9-13 .409

Western State Conference standings

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(thru Oct. 4)

Western State Conference

MEN'S SOCCER
Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T

Oxnard 5-0-1 16 7-2-1
LA Mission 4-2-0 12 5-4-1
Santa Barbara 3-3-1 10 5-5-1
Santa Monica 2-2-2 8 6-2-2
Hancock 2-2-2 8 3-4-3
Moorpark 1-2-3 6 1-2-6
Canyons 1-2-3 6 2-4-4
Citrus 1-3-2 5 2-5-3
Glendale 1-4-2 5 1-8-3

WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Conference Overall
Team W-L-T Pts. W-L-T

Ventura 2-0-0 6 6-2-2
Santa Barbara 1-0-1 4 5-5-1
Hancock 1-1-0 3 2-5-2
Oxnard 0-0-1 1 4-3-4
Moorpark 0-1-0 0 2-4-1
Cuesta 0-2-0 0 1-6-2

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Northern Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Moorpark 2-0 8-5 .615
Santa Barbara 2-0 7-6 .538
LA Mission 1-1 5-4 .556
Hancock 0-1 2-8 .200
Cuesta 0-1 2-10 .167
Ventura 0-2 1-11 .083

MEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Santa Monica 1-0 6-11 .353
LA Valley 1-0 4-4 .500
Cuesta 1-1 10-6 .625
Ventura 1-1 2-5 .286
Citrus 0-2 6-11 .353

WOMEN'S WATER POLO
Conference Overall
Team W-L W-L Pct.

Ventura 2-0 8-3 .727
LA Pierce 1-0 4-0 1.00
LA Valley 1-1 7-4 .636
Citrus 1-1 6-8 .429
Santa Monica 0-1 3-8 .273
Cuesta 0-2 7-7 .500

Double-digit rout for Condors

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The Oxnard College men's soccer team opened up a four-point lead atop the WSC standings with a 10-0 rout of visiting Glendale Tuesday afternoon.

"We've been threatening to have a blowout game for a while," Oxnard coach Ross Greaney said. "Our depth really hurt Glendale. As we subbed, we got stronger, not weaker.

"We have a lot of guys who are competing for playing time... The people who came off the bench tried even harder than the starters."

Rene Magana had a hat trick, Max Madrigal scored twice and Travis Bowen, Tommy Cruz, Roque Magana and Cory Vilchis also scored. Bowen added three assists.

"It's only one game, "Greaney said. "I hope we didn't score all our goals in one game."

Oxnard (7-2-1, 5-0-1), ranked No. 14 in the national coaches' poll, hosts Hancock Friday before completing the first half of WSC Tuesday at cross-county rival Moorpark.

Raiders breaking gridlock

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After an odd September that saw it draw six of nine matches, the Moorpark College men's soccer team (1-3-6) earned its first win of the season Tuesday.

The Raiders scored twice in the final five minutes Tuesday to knock off second-place Los Angeles Mission, 4-3.

"It's such a personal game because a lot of my guys come from that area," Roche said. "You'd call it 'frantic' at that time. There was a cup-tie feeling about the thing. There had to be a winner."

Marvin Cartagenas' second goal gave the Raiders a late 3-2 lead. After Mission equalized, A.J. Felton followed with a solo goal in stoppage time.

"Last year, we would have lost those games," Moorpark coach Sean Roche said of the flurry of draws. "This year, we have two above-average goalkeepers. They have kept us in games.

Moorpark visits Santa Barbara City tonight before hosting cross-county rival Oxnard Tuesday.

Condors soar north

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The Oxnard College men's soccer team's annual trip to Santa Barbara City has been one of the biggest matches in the Western State Conference race over the past decade. The two teams have combined to win the past five WSC titles.

So Tuesday's 1-0 win at La Playa Stadium was a big result for the Condors (4-1-1), who are ranked No. 8 in Southern California, No. 14 in the state and No. 17 in the nation.

"I think the conference is going to be more evenly balanced, so every away win is big," Oxnard coach Ross Greaney said. "It's pretty big to get three points there."

Newbury Park High product Stevie Trujillo headed home a free kick Roque Magana (Santa Paula) in the first half.

VC's Erskine, Cardona named to All-American soccer team

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For the first time in school history, the Ventura College women's soccer team has had two players named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's All-American team.

Sophomore midfielder Megan Erskine, named to the 11-player first team, became the fifth woman in school history to be honored as a first-team All-American. Freshman Daisy Cardona, named to the 11-player second team, is the program's 11th All-America selection in 16 seasons.

"They both are totally deserving," said Ventura coach Steve Hoffman. "It's very exciting."

Erskine, a Buena High product, finished second in the state with 14 assists, including three in a win at rival Moorpark, and scored five goals.

Cardona, also a Buena High product, had 20 goals and 14 assists. She was fifth in the state in points and sixth in goalscoring.

"That's pretty impressive, to have two kids in those groups," said Hoffman. "Usually, you risk splitting the vote. The only other time I've ever put two people up, we didn't get one."
With a 3.39 team GPA, Ventura was also earned the NSCAA's Team Academic Award, alongside the likes of Stanford, Yale and Harvard.

Greaney honored as WSC co-Coach of the Year

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Oxnard College coach Ross Greaney was honored as co-Coach of the Year when the WSC men's soccer

The first team included Oxnard sophomore defender Dagoberto Gonzalez, sophomore defender Salvador Mendoza, sophomore holding midfielder Ivan Mirkovic and sophomore attacker Jesus Landeros, as well as Moorpark sophomore midfielder Juan Herrera.

The second team included Oxnard sophomore attacker Javier Marquez, sophomore fullback David Torres and sophomore winger Sigifredo Torres; as well as Moorpark sophomore holding midfielder Edwin Rivas and Moorpark freshman midfielder Nicholas Sabbatella.

Sophomore midfielder Tomas Araujo and sophomore goalkeeper Osvaldo Vallodolid of Oxnard and freshman defender Theerawat Chanoroiet and freshman goalkeeper Jose Miguel Gomez of Moorpark were among the honorable mention.

Santa Barbara City defender Roberto Santana was voted Player of the Year.

Nine locals on All-WSC North women's soccer team

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Nine local products were included in the first team when the All-WSC North team was unveiled earlier this month.

The Ventura quintet of sophomore midfielder Megan Erskine, sophomore defender Evelyn Medina, freshman striker Daisy Cardona, freshman attacker Stephanie Hernandez and freshman attacker Yasmin Lepez were joined by the Moorpark trio of sophomore striker Marilyn Alvarez, sophomore forward Lynnae Davis and sophomore defender Samantha Gavirati; as well as Oxnard sophomore defender Jessica Martinez were first-team selections.

The second team included Ventura sophomore goalkeeper Raelene Moreno, freshman attacker Breanna Naranjo, freshman midfielder Shayna Petterson, sophomore midfielder Hannah Richie; Moorpark sophomore defender Mariiana Linares; Oxnard sophomore midfielder Alma Izquierdo and freshman striker Brittany Dubin.

Sophomore defender Kylee Haughton and freshman defender Rachel Jonas of Ventura; freshman midfielder Ryann Appell and freshman midfielder Taylor Hennings of Moorpark; and freshman goalkeeper Maria Lazano and freshman forward Megan Williams of Oxnard were among the honorable mention.

Condors soaring to new heights

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It's been a good couple of days for Sigifredo Torres.

First, the Oxnard College sophomore was part of a Ventura County Fusion team that was able to play a friendly against CD Chivas de Guadalajara's Under-20 team.

"My dad and I root for Chivas," said the Pacifica High product. "It's a really important club in Mexico. So it was really nice playing against them."

Then, when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's final rankings were released Tuesday, the Oxnard College men's soccer team was recognized as the No. 8-ranked team in the country.

"That was big," said Torres, a winger who had seven goals and eight assists as a sophomore. "I was so excited when I found out."

Oxnard (15-2-6) won two postseason games for the first time in school history and pushed defending and eventual undefeated state champion Mount San Antonio, 2-0, in the Southern California regional finals Nov. 26.

"It's a small recognition of where the program is and the work that the players and coaching staff has put in over the past couple of years," said Oxnard coach Ross Greaney. "Oxnard has come a long way. All the other schools in the Top 10 are big, known schools. For a small school like Oxnard to be recognized like that means a lot."

Oxnard athletic director Jonas Crawford wasn't afraid to ask for more.

"I'm extremely proud of the student-athletes and the staff," said Crawford. "I'm ready to hang a state (championship) banner in the near future.

"They were close this year. He's got the facilities, he's got players in the area and he has a reputation now."

Pirates honored again

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The Ventura College women's soccer team was one spot away from finishing Top 10 in the nation for the third straight year.

The Pirates (18-4) followed up No. 7 and No. 9 finishes of 2009 and 2010 with a No. 11 ranking when the final NSCAA national coaches' poll was released this week.

"We would have liked to have been in the Top 10 for the third straight year, but 11th is pretty good when you look at the number of schools there are out there," said Ventura coach Steve Hoffman. "It's great for the kids."

Hoffman was even more pleased that the 2010 team, with a 3.39 GPA, was honored by the NSCAA as the first Academic All-American team in program history.

Sophomore midfielder Megan Erskine and freshman forward Daisy Cardona, both Buena High products, have been nominated for the All-American team.

Pacifica High product Yadira Toraya, a VC forward from 2009-10, was named NSCAA second-team All-American for her play this fall at Kansas Wesleyan.

OC men's soccer aims for history

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The Oxnard College men's soccer team will attempt to reach the third round of the postseason for the first time in school history today.

Riding a 17-match unbeaten streak and ranked No. 20 in the national coaches' poll, the No. 4-seeded Condors (14-1-6) will host No. 12 Long Beach City (8-7-6) in the Southern California regional semifinals today at 2 p.m.

"They're a pretty good team," said Greaney. "They pack a lot of defenders and they try to counter attack."

Which is the type of opponent Oxnard and its possessing, passing style has seen repeatedly this season.

"Because it's college soccer and 80 percent of the teams do that same thing," said Greaney.

Oxnard will be without defender Salvador Mendoza, who was sent off in Saturday 1-0 win over Hancock.

The Condors' attack is led by Rio Mesa High product Javier Marquez (11 goals, four assists), Channel Islands High product Jesus Landeros (10 goals, four assists), Pacifica High product Sigifredo Torres (seven goals, eight assists) and Hueneme High product Gustavo Navarro (two goals, 10 assists).

A potential regional final trip to defending state champion and No. 1 Mount San Antonio (18-0-3), the top-ranked team in the nation, is lurking for the winner.

Now top seed, VC prepares for powerhouse

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The No. 3-seeded Ventura College women's soccer team (18-3) is now the highest seed remaining in the Southern California regional playoffs after a wild Saturday that saw three top seeds eliminated.

"When I first heard that I was shocked," said midfielder Megan Erskine. "It puts more pressure on us, but that's a good thing."

VC will host No. 11 Cypress (13-4-4), a three-time state champion, for a berth in the regional finals tonight at 5:30 p.m.

The Pirates, ranked No. 13 nationally, edged No. 14 East Los Angeles 2-1 Saturday and topped Cypress 1-0 Sept. 3 on Merissa Campos' long-range strike.

"Our last game was not our best game," said Erskine. "I'm sure it was because people were nervous. But there's no reason to be nervous. We've played this team before."

All four of Cypress' wins over VC have come in the postseason.

"It's been one of those stories," said Ventura coach Steve Hoffman. "They're very physical. It's probably the toughest second-round match we've ever had."

The match will be webcast at http://www.HomefieldSports.com.

LIVE -- CCCAA, NCAA postseason

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We'll have live updates from around the county and Southern California today as three teams take the field locally in the CCCAA postseason. You can follow the games along with live updates on Twitter.

Football
SCFA Beach Bowl, sponsored by Joe Kapp Real Estate
No. 10 Desert 0 13 3 0 -- 16
No. 7 Ventura 0 10 7 0 -- 17
First quarter
Scoreless
Second quarter
COD -- Calhoun 70 pass from Fortis (kick failed), 14:16.
VC -- FG 37 Luna, 12:08.
VC -- Burton 14 pass from Smith (Luna kick), 7:24.
COD -- Calhoun 10 pass from Foris (Symons kick), 6:37.
Third quarter
COD -- FG 21 Symonds, 11:41.
VC -- Burton 3 run (Luna kick), 6:00
Fourth quarter

NCAA Division III playoffs, first round
No. 8 Cal Lutheran 3 7 10 7 -- 27
No. 5 Linfield 6 14 10 0 -- 30
(The Kingsmen are eliminated by Linfield for the third straight postseason.)

Community college men's soccer
Southern California regional quarterfinal
No. 4 Oxnard 1, No. 13 Hancock 0 FT
(Oxnard advances to host either No. 5 East L.A. or No. 12 Long Beach in the Southern California regional semifinals Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Community college women's soccer
Southern California regional quarterfinal
No. 3 Ventura 2, No. 14 East Los Angeles 1 FT
(Ventura advances to host No. 11 Cypress in the Southern California regional semifinals Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. No. 1 Cerritos, No. 2 Santa Barbara City, No. 6 Los Angeles Pierce were eliminated, leaving the Pirates the top seed left in Southern California and knocking out the other Top 2 seeds in their bracket.)

Community college cross country
California Community College championships, Woodward Park, Fresno
Moorpark College women: Finished in sixth place. Freshman Megan McNally and sophomore Andrea Barrera finished 10th and 12th, respectively, to earn All-American status.

Community college men's basketball
Irvine Valley tournament, final
Cerritos 77, Ventura 76 FINAL (2OT)
Non-conference
East L.A. 78, Moorpark 63 FINAL

Community college women's basketball
Glendale tournament, semifinal
Ventura 72, Chaffey 67 FINAL
Sierra tournament, semifinal
Moorpark 80, Lassen 57

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