Women’s basketball advances to Elite Eight

March 8, 2017

By Dan Gudino Sophomore guard Allissa Gomez scored 14 points in overtime, sending women’s basketball to the Elite Eight of the state playoffs after an intense 70-64 win at home against Pasadena City College on Saturday. With two minutes to go in the game, Gomez splashed a go-ahead jump shot, falling to the floor on her back as she was fouled. She then closed the game with five straight free…

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Lack of swing prevents softball from victory

By Stephanie Guevara  The softball team recorded its third consecutive loss, 7-2, at home against Antelope Valley College last Wednesday. East Los Angeles College started strong in the first inning as starting sophomore pitcher Griselda Vazquez hit a solo home run. “Finally I hit it over. I’ve been working really hard for this and I’ve been putting extra work,” Vazquez said. The Huskies struggled to get hits off of AVC…

March 8, 2017
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Men’s basketball upsets No. 2 Compton

March 8, 2017

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball advanced to the elite eight playoffs in the state after an 83-80 road win Saturday against number-two ranked El Camino College Compton Center. East Los Angeles College continued its great play in a thriller back and forth as it earned its trip to state. With a packed audience on the road, ELAC managed to thrive in a tough atmosphere and turn the game around in…

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Men’s basketball escapes with road playoff win

By Dan Gudino The round-two playoff win, 79-77, at Mount San Jacinto College puts men’s basketball into the sweet 16 of the state tournament and into the semifinal of Southern California Playoff Regional. ELAC began the first half with an 18 point lead, but let Mt. San Jacinto comeback, causing them to fight their way for the win. With a 77-77 tie and 11 seconds to go, ELAC head coach…

March 1, 2017
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Women’s basketball earns spot in Sweet 16

March 1, 2017

By Dan Gudino and Maria Isabel Cubillo  The talent off of the bench for women’s basketball carried the team in the win over Santa Ana College 88-74 at home Saturday, advancing to the Sweet 16 of the playoffs. The bench of East Los Angeles College proves the Huskies have more depth than most teams, outscoring the opponent’s bench in 21 of 29 games through the season. Sophomores, guard Katrina Reeves…

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Women’s basketball enters playoffs with historic regular season finish

By Dan Gudino The No. 1 state ranked women’s basketball team finished with its best regular season ever and netted its first ever South Coast Conference North title at home, Feb. 17, with a commanding 78-49 win over Pasadena City College. It’s fitting the East Los Angeles College Huskies women’s team chronicles its own history, across the country, University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball is on a historic run, a…

February 18, 2017
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Women’s basketball continues No. 1 in state

February 16, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez  Women’s basketball defeated Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 81-62 last Friday at home, extending its win streak to seven. East Los Angeles College, currently ranked No. 1 in the state, has an overall 24-2 record and 7-1in Southern Coast Conference North play. ELAC is tied for first place in the SCC North Conference. “We had a great second half. We played team basketball, played some great defense…

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Men’s basketball dominates game against LATTC

February 15, 2017

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball extended its win streak to four after a home win Feb. 10 against Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 96 – 74. East Los Angeles College continued its great play on the season and earned its 19th win overall, making the recored 19-6. Husky sophomore forward Roderick Williams’ hustle was put on display all over the court as he attacked the basket, secured rebounds and had…

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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

February 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

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Women’s Basketball remains No. 1 in state

February 8, 2017

By Steven Adamo Women’s Basketball continued its win streak and No. 1 ranking in the state with a 67-41 win against Rio Hondo College last Wednesday. “Lackadaisical performance, but always good to see the team come back and play together” said head coach Bruce Turner after the Huskies’ win last Friday. ELAC’s win against Rio Hondo puts their current winning streak at six games. Their win against Mt. San Antonio…

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