Golden West Men and Santa Barbara Women Crowned SoCal Regional Champs

Golden West Men and Santa Barbara Women Crowned SoCal Regional Champs

Women’s SoCal Regional Finals

Champions – Santa Barbara City

Second Place – Riverside College

Men’s SoCal Regional Finals

Champions – Golden West College

Second Place – Long Beach 

 

Santa Barbara Women and Golden West Men’s Water Polo Take Regional Crowns

Courtesy of Danny Johnson-CCCSIA/GWC

The final day of the 2016 Southern California Regional Championships started with the women’s bracket that saw a battle between #1 Santa Barbara College and #4 Golden West College. Santa Barbara would need two overtime goals to beat Golden West 10-9. Santa Barbara was led by Addison Seale’s team high three goals. With the win Santa Barbara moved on to the championship game at 3pm and Golden West’s loss dropped them into the third place game at 1:30pm.

Game 15 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th       OT 1    OT2

Final

Santa Barbara

2

3

3

0        2      0

10

Golden West

3

0

3

2        0      1

9

Goals:
Santa Barbara: A. Seale: 3, K. Carr: 2, N. Cosares: 2, G. Ritter: 1, I. Bilaver: 1, H. Johnson: 1
Golden West:  R. Beemer: 3, J. Luna: 2, R. Lawrence: 1, A. Alvarez: 1, I. Magno: 1, E. Wang: 1 

The other women’s semifinal match saw #2 Fullerton College fall to #3 Riverside City College 11-5. Riverside was led by a pair of Tigers, Jacqueline Godinez and Emily Martin each netted three goals. With the win Riverside moved on to the championship game at 3pm and Fullerton’s loss dropped them into the third place game at 1:30pm.

Game 16 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Fullerton

0

2

1

2

5

Riverside

3

3

2

3

11

Goals:
Fullerton: M. Vaccher: 2, A. Garcia: 1, V. Ramirez: 1, G. Perez: 1
Riverside: Jacqueline Godinez: 3, E, Martin: 3, S. Briseno: 1, Josceline Godinez: 1, M. Myers: 1, A. Ramirez: 1, S. Venegas: 1

Next came the men’s semifinal matchup between #1 Golden West College and #4 Riverside City College. Golden West would prevail 13-7 and was paced by Peter Lovas with four goals. With the win Golden West moved on to the championship game at 4:30pm and Riverside’s loss dropped them into the third place game at 6pm.

Game 17 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Golden West

4

6

3

0

13

Riverside

2

3

0

2

7

Goals:
Golden West: P. Lovas: 4, J.Smith: 2, B. Morrison: 2, M. Santos: 1, A. Valania: 1, L. Trabinger: 1, A. Nathan: 1, A. Sherratt: 1
Riverside: W. Moncada: 3, L. Raca: 2, J. Saenz: 1, J. Osorio: 1 

The second men’s second semifinal game featured #10 Cuesta College and #3 Long Beach City College. Long Beach emerged victorious 9-6 behind Teo Dadic’s four goals. With the win Long Beach moved on to the championship game at 4:30pm and Cuesta’s loss dropped them into the third place game at 6pm.

Game 18 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Cuesta

0

5

0

1

6

Long Beach

2

1

2

4

9

Goals:
Cuesta: J. Rosenfield: 2, J. Hartshorne: 1, H. El-Effendi: 1, A. Barton: 1, L. Smith: 1
Long Beach: T. Dadic: 4, M. Martinez: 2, G. Kunkle: 1, M. Moran: 1, C. Matthew: 1 

The women’s third place game featured #2 Fullerton College losing to #4 Golden West College 6-5. Golden West was led by Riley Beemer and Evelyn Wang who netted a pair of goals each.

Game 19 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Fullerton

1

3

0

1

5

Golden West

1

2

1

2

6

Goals:
Fullerton: B. Vera: 3, V. Ramirez: 2
Golden West: R. Beemer: 2, E. Wang: 2, M. Barnett: 1, R. Lawrence: 1 

The women’s regional championship was a matchup between #1 Santa Barbara College and #3 Riverside City College. Santa Barbara came away victorious and was led by Kendra Carr’s four goals. Both teams advance to the CCCAA State Championships next weekend.

Game 20 (on bracket)

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Santa Barbara

4

3

2

1

10

Riverside

1

3

2

1

7

Goals:
Santa Barbara: K. Carr: 4, H. Johnson: 2, A. Seale: 2, I. Bilaver: 1, G. Ritter: 1
Riverside: E. Martin: 5, D. Kirby: 1, S. Briseno: 1

The men’s regional championship saw #1 Golden West College beat up #3 Long Beach City College 16-5. Golden West was paced by James Smith and Peter Lovas with three goals apiece. Both teams advance to the CCCAA State Championships next weekend.

Game 21

 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Final

Golden West

4

5

4

3

16

Long Beach

1

3

1

0

5

Goals:
Golden West: J. Smith: 3, P. Lovas: 3, M. Santos: 2, A. Sherratt: 2, T. McJannett: 2, H. Fundament: 1, A. Valania: 1, B. Morrison: 1, A. Nathan: 1
Long Beach: G. Kunkle: 2, C. Harker: 1, T. Dadic: 1, C. Matthews: 1

Men's Bracket

Women's Bracket




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