It’s nearing sunset at PCC’s Robinson Stadium as the school’s football team is midway through a Thursday night practice, and tonight you’ll witness a rare occurrence on the sidelines: Hector “Monte” Palacios taking a break.
PCC football completed their first winning season since 2008 when they shut out Santa Barbara City College 35-0 at Robinson Stadium Saturday night.
On Saturday, the Lancers were able to shut out the LA Harbor Seahawks in a 33-0 blowout, which was the first from PCC in 10 years.
On Saturday, despite only having 267 total yards on offense and 12 first downs, the Lancers dominated Santa Monica College when they nearly shut them out the entire game, ending with a final score of 30-2.
On Saturday, the Lancers burst back into their winning ways against LA Pierce with a big defensive game, beating the Brahma Bulls with a final score of 30-19. PCC managed to force a season-high 7 turnovers, four coming in the first half.
The Chaffey College Panthers starched the Lancers defense on Saturday in Rancho Cucamonga, scoring 56 points and racking up 689 total yards on offense. The Panthers extended their state wide winning streak, now 14 games in a row, by handing the Lancers their second loss in a row to a nationally ranked opponent.
After a round of losses by Pasadena City College’s Lancers, the visiting team kicked off their SCFA American Pacific League opener with defeat by Allan Hancock’s Bulldogs in Santa Maria on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, the Lancers and the San Bernardino Valley Wolverines, ranked top 20 in the state, played in an instant classic where it came down to the last play of the game. After stringing together a successful drive, quarterback Kade Wentz and the Lancers marched down to the red zone with a chance to score a touchdown and win the game.
On Saturday, Saddleback College, ranked top 85% in the Nation, was able to put an end to a winning streak that started last season for the Lancers, by beating them with a score of 53-28.
On Saturday the Lancers proved that they’re a new and improved team while going up against Glendale Community College by gaining over 500 total yards on offense and the defense continuing their dominance, in a 35-7 victory.