The Pierce College tennis team fought hard as they competed in a tennis match against Glendale Community College. The match ended in a tie, with three sets out of six won on Friday. “We need to win this match so we can be top two in the conference,” said Vinnie Amore, eigth in singles.
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The March 4 tennnis match against Ventura College ended in a loss for Pierce College, with Ventura musterign a final score of 9-0. Only Kostya Omelyinchuk, a freshman tennis player, managed to tie in his second set against Ventura’s Hassan Abbas; but after comingup short in his third set, Pierce ended without a win, losing its six singles and three doubles in the first home game on March 4.
Only Kostya Omelyinchuk, a Pierce College freshman tennis player, matched a tie in his second set against Ventura College’s Hassan Abbas; but after losing the third set, Pierce ended up losing all matches, six singles and three doubles in the first home game on March 4.
Fresh out of an extra-inning heartbreaker at Citrus, the Pierce College baseball team avenged their loss, rallying to defeat the Owls 12-7 on March 6 at Joe Kelly Field. The Brahmas came into the game sporting a 2-3 in-conference record, and risked falling four games behind first-place Bakersfield with a loss.
Baseball returned to Pierce College on Thursday as the Brahmas battled the Renegades of Bakersfield College, with the game ending 9-6 in favor of the Renegades. Pierce is now 3-4 across their last seven games, which date back to Feb. 21. “We left it all on the field today and unfortunately we didn’t play well enough to win,” said Joe Arnold, head coach of the Brahmas.
Pierce College’s quest to debut a men’s soccer team in the upcoming fall semester has hit a temporary snag due to California’s statewide budget cuts authorized on Feb. 16. Adolfo Perez, women’s soccer coach and prospective men’s coach, said that adding men’s soccer ran smoothly before the cuts, with Pierce already recruiting 20-30 potential players.
The season has ended for the Pierce College men’s basketball team as they step off the court with two wins out of a total of 24 games. Despite winning their last game, which was against Cuesta College on Saturday, the team has not qualified to proceed on to the regional finals that will continue through March.
The Pierce College baseball team scored a landslide victory against Glendale Community College on Thursday, with an amazing shutout score of 10-0. “The game went well,” said starting pitcher Cameron Collard. “We had good defense and good plays at the right time.
With almost the whole season ahead of them, the men’s volleyball team is confident that they will finish with a very satisfying record. The new season for volleyball began two weeks ago with a starting record of 3-2. The team believes it will improve on that tremendously, despite their young players.