Coming out of her hotel room, dressed in red and gray basketball shorts and a matching mesh top with STARS logo written across the front, an older couple approached the future PCC women’s basketball player. Guadalupe Vazquez Herrera went to a Chicago amateur basketball tournament prior to her senior year, hoping to make an impression on some of the coaches and scouts. The last thing she thought she’d confront is a moment of keenness and introspection. The interaction was brief and awkward, but it also …
Rio Hondo’s deep roster overwhelms Lancers
Freshman guard Naomi Turner waited for her teammate, Lupe Vazquez, to come off of a down screen near the 3-point baseline. As Vazquez lethargically trotted from one side of the court to the other side, Turner decided to make something happen before the shot clock expired. On her initial step, Turner fell to the floor and the ball bounced to the other side of the court. The well-rested Rio Hondo players made the uncontested fast-break sequence look like the George Mikan drill. It was a …
Women’s basketball barely defeat limping Beavers
The Lancers lead had dropped a very comfortable lead in the fourth quarter from 20 points to an enigmatic 10 points with a little less than four minutes left. Head coach Joe Peron instructed his point guard Maiya Villanueva, who wasn’t having her greatest shooting performance, to slow it down. On average, Villanueva scores 14 points and shoots 30% from the field. Tonight she had 9 points and shot 14%, with three of those points coming from free throws. It felt as if the Beavers …
Top 10: Lancer women killed it this year
Winning matters! Does your individual production lead to team success? It’s not enough to be a regular starter or be a good role player. To be on this list, you have to be one of the best at PCC, one of best in the South Coast Conference (SCC), and damn near one of the best in the state. And it’s only fair to separate the best into three separate categories. The MVPs, the game changers, and the leaders in descending order. We’re also listing the …
Lancers loss still leads to playoffs
After the last home-game victory for the season was played on Wednesday night against L.A. Trade-Tech, the Lancers suffered a tough loss during Friday’s away game against Mt. San Antonio College, with a close 4-point loss that would make their journey into playoffs not as positive as was intended.
Women’s basketball charge on to next season
After a third-round exit in the playoffs to nemesis East Los Angeles College, the Lady Lancers missed out on a trip to the state championship again.
Brick city: Lancers season ends in ugly loss against ELAC
In what feels like deja-vu all over again, the PCC Lancers potential trip to this years state tournament came to a disappointing end. For the third time in four years, PCC has been unable to overcome the ELAC Huskies, losing 78-53, in the third round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs this past Saturday.
Defense shines as women’s basketball advances in playoffs
With only five seconds left on the clock, the women’s basketball team managed to keep their playoff hopes alive with a crucial defensive play Saturday night.
Women’s basketball limps into playoffs
Having only won two of their eight South Coast Conference (SCC) matches, women’s basketball still managed to qualify for the playoffs despite Wednesday’s close loss to Mt. SAC.
Women’s basketball loses to ELAC for third time
In the second round of the SoCal Regionals, PCC’s women’s basketball team came up short in an overtime loss to East Los Angeles College (ELAC) 70-64, ending their season at a record of 21-10.