SPORTS ROUNDUP: BC soccer takes first four games

Outside hitter Sarah Horcher dinks the ball over the net against Porterville on Sept. 7.

Brandon Barraza

Outside hitter Sarah Horcher dinks the ball over the net against Porterville on Sept. 7.

Meisha McMurray, Reporter

The Bakersfield College women’s soccer team has opened up its season with four wins.

“We never predict how things will go, just hope to be better then the game before,” said Scott Dameron, head coach of the women’s soccer team. “We learn something new every game.”

On Sept. 16, BC soccer had their first home match against College of Sequoias. Bakersfield took the win 5-1 with the help of freshman Sabrina Stink, who scored three goals in the match.

“It was definitely a good win, the organization of this game was great, I’m very proud of the results of this match,” said Dameron.

On Sept. 2, Los Medanos hosted the Bakersfield College Soccer team. Bakersfield won the match 7-0.

“It was obviously a good start”, said Dameron.

On Sept. 3, Bakersfield traveled to Cañada and took home the win 6-0.

On Sept. 7, Bakersfield was hosted by West Hills, at the end of the match Bakersfield took home the win 4-0.

“This was one of the best matches of the season, we had the best ball controlling,” said Dameron.

Cross country

The BC men’s cross-country team opened its season at the Fresno Invitational on Sept. 10.  The team finished in 18th place.

BC sophomore Robby Baker was the first finisher for the Renegades with the time of 22:48 and finished in 46th place.

On Sept. 17, BC traveled to the Orange Coast Invitational, where they finished in 11th place. Baker was the first BC runner to finish with a time of 21:03 in 14th place. The second person in was BC returning sophomore Kednan Colditz, he finished with the time of 21:48. Returning sophomore John Turcell was the third runner for BC and his finishing time was 21:56.

Volleyball

On Sept. 9, the Bakersfield College volleyball team traveled to Antelope Valley, and successfully took home the win by scores of 25-23, 28-26, and 25-22.

A week later, on Sept. 16-17, BC played in the San Diego Mesa Tournament. The Renegades finished the tournament 1-3, defeating Palomar 3-1 in the first round, then losing to L.A. Pierce, San Diego Mesa and Moorpark in their consolation matches.