The Bakersfield Californian
San Jose State took the lead with two goals late in the second half en route to a 2-1 victory over the Cal State Bakersfield men’s soccer team on Friday night at the Main Soccer Field.
After Jonathan Salceda and Frankie Beauchamp scored for the Spartans, Gyasi Zardes scored the lone Roadrunners goal with less than 5 minutes remaining. Zardes, a junior, headed in his goal off a crossing pass from Eduardo Caldaza.
CSUB (4-2-4, 1-1 in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) outshot the Spartans (4-4-1, 1-0-1 MPSF) 17-13 for the match, and led 10-9 in corner kicks.
The Roadrunners next host Seattle University on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Bright House adds
Lakers’ TV network
Bright House Networks announced Thursday that it has launched Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, the local homes of the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA), Los Angeles Galaxy (Major League Soccer) and the Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA), in Bakersfield and Tehachapi.
The regional sports networks will be available in standard definition and high definition to Bright House customers. Time Warner Cable SportsNet will be available on channel 113 and HD channel 1113; and Time Warner Cable Deportes is available on channel 631 and HD channel 1631.
Chanel Cantere had 18 kills and nine digs to lead the host Taft College women’s volleyball team to a 25-13, 15-18, 25-13 victory over West Hills in a Central Valley Conference match.
Tiffany Mapusaga had 10 kills and 11 digs and Sina Mauga added six stuff blocks and five kills for Taft (10-5, 3-2). West Hills fell to 3-9, 0-4.
The Cougars next play Wednesday at 6 p.m in Visalia against College of the Sequoias.
Caitlin Bernardin had 23 kills in a losing effort as Bakersfield College lost to Citrus College in Glendora, 22-25, 27-25, 25-22, 25-19, suffering its second straight Western State Conference South Division defeat.
Ebithza Urias had 10 kills and Monica Barksdale added 19 digs for the Renegades (11-4, 1-2), who play at College of the Canyons in a 7 p.m. match Wednesday.
JC cross country
LOS ANGELES — Moriah Millwee finished in 21 minutes, 42 seconds on the 5K course to help the Bakersfield College women’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish out of 13 teams in the Western State Conference meet at Kenny Hahn Park.
Millwee finished 17th individually, with Orieth Rodriguez (23:14), Danielle Tilbahl (23:37), Maleeya Hermosilla (23:44) and Lizette Sanchez (23:45) rounding out the top five for BC.
Robbie Davolos had the fastest time for the men, who placed sixth out of 10 teams. Davalos finished the four-mile course in 23:34, followed by Misael Herrera (24:12), Mike Shaffer (24:52), Eddie Garcia (24:59) and Triandous Hobson (25:04).
GLENDORA — Citrus College converted three of its six shots on goal into scores and handed Bakersfield College a 3-0 Western State Conference women’s soccer loss. Citrus (9-0-2 overall, 4-0 WSC) scored all three goals in the first half, with two coming late in the half. BC (5-5, 1-3) had five shots on goal.
The following athletes will be honored by the Jockey Club at its meeting at Hodel’s Restaurant, Olive Drive and Highway 99, on Monday at 11:45 a.m. The public is invited.
The honorees: Boys cross country: Evan Bowman, Bakersfield; Girls tennis: Alejandra Marquez, Golden Valley; Gracie Jacobs and Crimson Hachhalter, Garces; Prutha Mehta, Stockdale; Volleyball: Baylee Duncan, Stockdale; Kayla Martin and Amber Obenshain, Independence; Amanda Reyes, Mira Monte; Haylee Roberts and Maddie Hubbell, Liberty; Katie Cornford, Frontier; Football: Augie Alcantar, Frontier; Womens volleyball: Debora Araujo, CSUB; Men’s soccer: Kory Kindle, CSUB.
Four Bakersfield College baseball players are slated to play in today’s 22nd Annual SoCal All-Star Showcase at Mount San Antonio College.
Outfielder Jordan Turner from Stockdale High and former Bakersfield High pitcher Ryan Stapp — both first-team All-Western State Conference South selections last season at BC — were invited to play in the event along with former Frontier High standouts, first baseman Blayne Ontiveros and right-hander Brad Lindsley.
The players will play in a doubleheader starting at 9 a.m. The event was organized to give MLB and college scouts an opportunity to get an early look at some of the state’s top community college sophomores.