Sports Briefs

Football The football team demolished Los Angeles Southwest College 71-13 to win its second straight game. During the win-streak, the team has outscored its opponents 120-20. The next game will be against West Los Angeles College on Oct. 28, 6 p.m. at Weingart Stadium.   Cross country Woman’s cross country’s best finisher was Sylvia Calvache at the Mount San Antonio Invite, coming in 41 of 125 runners with a finishing…

October 18, 2017
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Volleyball cruises to victory, wins all three sets

October 18, 2017

By Noe Ortega With a clean sweep, East Los Angeles College defeated Rio Hondo College in consecutive set wins, 25-19, 25-22, and 25-16 at home on Friday. This was the Huskies first win in the South-Coast Conference-North play with a record of 1-2. The Huskies were persistent throughout each set. After taking the lead, they made it difficult for Rio Hondo to get back in the game ELAC had moments…

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Huskies come up short to top-ranked Cerritos College

October 18, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara In an aggravated clash where men’s soccer saw three red cards, East Los Angeles College lost 3-1 to Cerritos College yesterday at the Weingart Stadium. In minute 86 of the game, ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul on Cerritos freshman midfielder Alberto Carrillo when both fought for the ball in the air in the keeper’s area. The foul resulted in a penalty kick that angered…

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Women’s soccer routed in conference game

October 11, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A lack of offensive presence and a defensive lapse caused Women’s soccer to lose, 7-0, to Chaffey College on Friday at Weingart Stadium. “Chaffey freshman forward Nicole Downing opens the score after an encounter with ELAC freshman goalkeeper Adriana Huerta, where Huerta was unable to stop the ball from going inside. “We struggled in knowing when they were going to make through balls. “We were beat on…

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Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

October 11, 2017

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…

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Football team dominates after blackout

October 11, 2017

By Joe Dargan Despite a sloppy offensive start and a temporary stadium blackout, the football team beat Compton College 49-7. In response to the recent “kneeling” controversy surrounding the NFL, the Huskies locked arms in a show of solidarity while standing for the National Anthem before the start of the game. East Los Angeles College began the game with a five-yard rush and 30-yard pass completion for a first down,…

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Sports Briefs

Water Polo Water Polo lost at Cerritos College 17-7 with five goals coming from Sophia Gonzalez. According to assistant coach Irene Young, the team got fatigued and stopped scoring. ELAC’s next game is at El Camino on October 4. Wrestling The wrestling team placed 14 out of 24 in the Santa Ana invitational. Brandon Sotomayor won three falls to one, winning him MVP of the upper weight class. The next…

October 5, 2017
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Women’s soccer falls short of win

October 5, 2017

By Noe Ortega Two first-half goals were enough for women’s soccer to lose 2-1, its second conference game of the season, to Rio Hondo College at home on Friday. Sophomore midfielder Stephanie Galvan scored a goal from outside of the penalty box in minute 76 to cut the lead in half. Galvan scored her third goal of the season with six games played. The Huskies had 13 minutes left to…

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Men’s soccer wins intense battle

October 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A fierce contest between two long-time rivals resulted in a men’s soccer victory, on a late goal, over Rio Hondo College,1-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College’s dominance angered Rio Hondo players, resulting in many aggressive fouls. In minute 47 of the game, sophomore midfielder Carlos Zarate received a red card after an aggressive foul, where he elbowed ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia. After Zarate’s…

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Football loses opening conference game to Santa Ana College in a shootout

October 5, 2017

By Joe Dargan The football team lost to Santa Ana College 75-61 in an offensive free-for-all. The Huskies began with the ball on offense, executing two running plays and gaining a first down to start. The success was short lived due to sophomore running back Marquise Arnold’s fumble on the 44-yard line, giving the ball to Santa Ana for its first possession of the game. Though ELAC’s defense did not…

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