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College Roundup: Vanguard edges Westmont

April 05, 2014


Vanguard 3, Westmont 2 (11 innings)

Freshman Brandon Sandoval singled, stole second, advanced to third and scored the winning run on a Taylor McKnight groundout for the No. 25-ranked Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Friday.

Sandoval led the seven-hit attack for the Lions (25-12, 16-9 in conference), going two for five.

Marshall McKinnon (3-1) pitched two hitless innings to earn the win in relief of starter Scott Torrey, who allowed eight hits and two runs in nine innings.


Westmont is 29-11, 17-11.


UC Irvine def. UC San Diego

LA JOLLA — Senior outside hitter Jeremy Dejno had a match-high 20 kills to lead the No. 7-ranked Anteaters to a 25-20, 22-25, 25-18, 25-13 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation road victory Friday.

Dejno hit .633 with just one error in 30 attempts to help UCI improve to 17-9, 14-8 in conference).

Outside hitter Connor Hughes had 12 kills and hit .476, while middle blocker Colin Mehring hit .643 with 10 kills and three block assists.

Middle blocker Scott Kevorken had seven kills and a team-best four block assists, setter Daniel Stork had 68 assists and libero Michael Brinkley chipped in a team-best 10 digs.

UCSD fell to 2-22, 1-21.

UCI completes conference play at home against Stanford (Friday) and Pacific (Saturday) at the Bren Events Center.


Coast Classic Invitational

The Orange Coast College men, led by individual winners Luis Morales, Brawley Osborne and Demauria Stewart, were tops among 10 teams on Friday at OCC.

Morales topped the field in the 1,500 meters (3 minutes, 54.16 seconds) and the 5,000 in 15:08.51, Osborne won the hammer throw (45.17 meters) and Stewart won the 100 in 11.20 seconds.

Vanguard University's Josh Espinoza was second in the 1,500 in 3:56.13 and third in the 800 in 1:55.39 to pace the Lions, who were 10th with 20 team points.

OCC's team total was 168, more than 48 better than runner-up El Camino.

Osborne was second in the shot put (12.25 meters), while OCC's Scott DeCou was second in the discus (41.39).

OCC's Bryson Crawford was second in the long jump (6.86 meters) and the 400 hurdles (56.79 seconds).

OCC's Brandon Ferguson was second in the 5,000 in 15:15.37 and teammate Lucio Ramirez was third (15:19.92).

OCC's Wyatt Dobrick was third in the high jump (1.80 meters) and the long jump (6.81)

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