Antelope Valley Press

Rosamond girls basketball wins in first round


ROSAMOND — The Rosamond girls basketball team opened the playoffs with a 51-12 win over East Bakersfiel­d in a CIF-Central Section Division 5 first-round playoff game on Wednesday night at Rosamond High School.

Rosamond sophomore Ariel Cain led the Roadrunner­s with 15 points, junior Kiley Perez finished with 11 points and sophomore Abigail Cardoza added seven.

“This was another great defensive game for our girls,” Rosamond coach Justin Armstrong said. “They played their hearts out and never gave up an easy shot. Hopefully this momentum stays with us heading into Friday’s second-round game.”

Rosamond (21-7) beat East Bakersfiel­d 43-36 in a first-round game last season.

The Roadrunner­s, the No. 2 seed in the division, will host Lindsay in a quarterfin­al game today.

Baseball Quartz Hill 1, Bishop Alemany 0

QUARTZ HILL — The Quartz Hill baseball team defeated Bishop Alemany 1-0 in an Easton Tournament game on Thursday at Quartz Hill High School.

The Royals improved to 2-1 to start the season.

Esteban Sepulveda scored the winning run for Quartz Hill, on a double by Owen Rice in the fourth inning. Sepulveda also doubled. Both teams finished with three hits.

Jeffrey Kavanagh earned the win on the mound for the Royals, throwing 1.2 scoreless inning.

Quartz Hill starting pitcher Ozzy Sanchez walked five and allowed one hit threw 3.1 scoreless innings and Isaac Quintero struck out four in two innings to earn the save.

Women’s College Tennis Bakersfiel­d 8, AVC 1

LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley College women’s tennis team lost a Western State Conference match 8-1 to Bakersfiel­d College on Thursday at AVC.

Freshman Genesis Vasquez picked up the Marauders’ lone point with a

6-1, 6-3 victory at No. 6 singles.

“I’m very pleased with Genesis being able to step into the lineup, play well in doubles and get the win in singles,” AVC coach Justin Webb said.

Vasquez played with Jocelyn Ortega at No. 2 doubles and lost 8-4.

Sydney Bush and Nicole Padilla lost 8-4 at No. 1 doubles and Ari Avina and Emily Lopez and lost 8-3 at No. 3.

Avina, who normally plays at No. 3, lost her No. 4 singles match 6-4, 6-2, while Lopez, who normally plays at No. 6, lost 7-5, 6-4 at No. 5 singles.

“Ari and Emily also showed the ability compete while playing up in the ladder,” Webb said. “Overall, we are playing well, but still need to maintain our level of play to see better results.”

Bush lost her No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-4, Padilla lost 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 and Ortega fell 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

The Marauders (2-5, 0-3 WSC) play host to LA Mission College on Tuesday.

Boys Basketball Scores

CIF-Central Section Division 6 Quarterfin­als California City 48, Mammoth 47 Caruthers 49, Desert 43

Girls Soccer Score

CIF-Central Section Division 6 Quarterfin­als Caruthers 7, Rosamond 1

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