Pirates hold off Falcons
Porterville College men’s basketball held off West Hills Coalinga 9388 in Saturday’s Central Valley Conference game at home.
Darion “DJ” Wilson led the team with 18 points and went eight for 10 from the free throw line while also having four rebounds. Off the bench, Elijah Cardenas and Tayshawun Bradford had 14 points apiece, with Cardenas also having four rebounds and three assists.
Da’morea Green had a team-high eight rebounds while also scoring 13 points. Dominic King scored 12 points, grabbed four rebounds and had three assists while Treager Wallace had 11 points, five rebounds and three assists.
PC sweeps Oxnard Porterville College softball swept Oxnard 5-3 and 5-1 in Friday’s non-conference doubleheader on the road.
In the first game, PC’S Alexis Rodriguez pitched a full game with three earned runs allowed on 11 hits and one walk with eight strikeouts. At the plate, Kuea Angilau went 3-of-4 with a tworun home run to lead the team. Both Chelsea Ramos and Nicole Na-
kanishi both went 2-of-4 while Auzia Mosley had an RBI double. Ramos and Raquel Gonzalez also had RBIS.
In their second game, Angilau hit another tworun homer and went 2-for-4 with three RBIS. Mosley went 4-for-4 with an Rbi-double while Ramos was 3-for-4 with a double. Ashley Eyraud
pitched a complete game where she allowed one earned run on six hits and retired three.
Porterville 8 Antelope Valley 1 Porterville College women’s tennis defeated Antelope Valley 8-1 to win their first game of the program’s new era after a 15-year hiatus Friday on the road.
The Pirates swept singles with No. 1 Claire Nuno winning 6-1, 6-4; No. 2 Eileen Counihanrooney 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 Raquel Calo 6-3, 6-1; No. 4 Viviana Meza 6-2, 6-1; No. 5 Neelam Aziz 6-1, 6-1; and No. 6 Vanessa Chavez winning 6-0, 6-0.
In doubles, the No. 1 duo of Nuno and Counihan-rooney won 8-1 while No. 3 Zoe Vasquez and Annabelle Rivera won 8-1 as well. In the No. 2 match, Calo and Meza lost 8-3.
PC’S Saturday match against Canyons was cancelled due to weather.
Lindsay 3 Strathmore 1 Lindsay High School girls soccer defeated crosstown rival Strathmore 3-1 on the road in Friday’s East Sequoia League game.
Marycruz Nerto, Belen Ferreira, and Jimena Magaña all scored for Lindsay.
The Cardinals ended the regular season 13-7-3 and 9-3 in league.