Women’s swimming came out on top against rival Mt. San Antonio College and Cerritos College in a double dual, scoring 157-117 and 175-96 respectively in the first round of South Coast Conference games on Friday at the Aquatic Center.
Despite a valiant second half rally to send the game into overtime, the 10th-seeded Lancers women’s basketball team could not overcome a 14-point first half deficit, losing to seventh-seeded El Camino College, 71-64, in Round 2 of the Southern California Regional Playoffs Friday night.
The women’s badminton team capitalized on an intense pre-season training program by comprehensively accounting for two-time defending South Coast conference champions East LA College Huskies, 21-0, in the season opening conference matchup at Monterey Park on Wednesday.
Despite making the regional playoffs for the 14th consecutive season, the Lancers’ women’s basketball team will enter unfamiliar territory on Friday when they travel to play No. 7 El Camino College.
Down by three runs with two outs in the first inning, all the Lancers wanted was an out to get them out of the hole and back on offense. The softball team maintained their strategy and beat the Los Angeles Harbor College Seahawks 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon on their home turf to improve their record to 10-5 overall.
The women’s basketball team almost pulled off a stunning comeback win at the Hutto-Patterson gymnasium on Wednesday against their crosstown rivals East LA CC Huskies, who prevailed 67-62 due to a dominating defensive performance that forced the Lady Lancers to commit way too many costly errors.
The Lancers’ men’s basketball team dropped another close home game Wednesday evening, losing 85-82 against East Los Angeles College. The tough defeat drops the Lancers to 11-14 on the season and likely ends the their chances of qualifying for the team’s second consecutive postseason appearance.
Legendary former PCC men’s basketball coach and Jerry Tarkanian died Wednesday morning in Las Vegas, Nevada after battling health issues for several years. He was 84 years old.
Coming off a comprehensive double-header win against Antelope Valley last weekend, the Lancers were intent on stretching their winning streak to three games to cap off a dream start to the season for new head coach Pat McGee. But the visitors held out a fast-finishing PCC over the last five innings.
The Lancers rattled off five wins over the span of two days on their way to a first place finish in the Glendale Tournament this past weekend.