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September 21

10:00 MX XC W Golden West Invite (Central Park)

4:00 Men's Soccer vs Compton

September 25

4:00 Women's Soccer vs Antelope Valley College

6:00 Men's Soccer @ Mt. SAC Tourney

September 28

12:00 XC @ WSC Preview (Cuesta, Fairbanks Park)

4:00 Women's Soccer vs Citrus

September 29

Women's Basketball @ VC Jamboree (NTS)

 

 

 

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Cross Country Report: Southern California Preview Meet

September 14, 2018—Cerritos, Ca

In the Women’s race, the Lady Condors took 18th place out of 21 scoring teams.  Kristal Silva (left) placed 55th with a time of 21:08 for the 5K Course.  Evelyn Herrera continuing to improve placing 121st with a time of 23:11.  Fiona Rodriguez ran strong to place 130th with a time of 23:32.  Vanessa Garcia had a tough race placing 139th with a time of 24:08.  Gabriela Rivera rounded out the team score by finishing in 145th with a time of 24:36.  Valeria Gomez placed 172nd with a time of 27:10.

 

In the Men’s race, Oxnard broke into the Top 10 taking a very respectable 9th place out of 28 scoring teams.  Ricky Torres (left) putting in another strong performance place 2nd with a time of 20:08 for the 4 mile course.  Luis Villalpondo bounced back from last week’s race to place 47th with a time of 21:14.  Omar Ramos continuing his consistency ran 21:39 to place 72nd.  Gildardo Baltazar starting to rise back to his former self finished in 92nd with a time of 21:53.  Just behind was Bulmaro De Alba in 95th place to round out the team score.  Pedro Martin finished in 279th with a time of 26:53.  Juan Palomo placed 308th with a time of 35:33.

Next up, Oxnard will return to the Golden West Invitational at Central Park in Huntington Beach on September 21st

Condor Men Win Crown at OC Invitational

September 7, 2018—Oxnard, Ca

In the Women’s race, the Lady Condors took 4th out of the five scoring teams for the meet with Moorpark winning the Women’s race with College of the Canyons taking 2nd place and Ventura in 3rd.  Kristal Silva led the women to take 11th place with a time of 21:53 for 5K.   Evelyn Herrera, continuing to hold her position as the second scoring runner for the team, placed 2nd in 23:57.  Not too far behind was Vanessa Garcia placing 25th with a time of 24:27.  Fiona Rodriguez holding her own once again placed 26th with a time of 24:34.  Gabriela Rivera rounded out the team score placing 28th with a time of 26:36.  Marlene Erwin bouncing back from a tough race last year finished in 31st with a time of 27:17.  Valeria Gomez was just behind in 32nd place with a time of 27:17.

In the Men’s race, the Condors won the team title for the first time in the history of the invitational with a score 31 points beating out West Los Angeles in 2nd with 50 points, Moorpark was 3rd (57 points) and Ventura 4th (72 points).  Ricky Garcia led the team to victory by winning the overall race in 21:35.  Bulmaro De Alba stepped up his game and placed 3rd with a time of 21:42.  Luis Villapondo ran tough to hold on for 6th place with a time of 21:55.  Gildardo Baltazar bounced back slightly from last week’s race to place 10th with a time of 22:22 and just behind was Omar Ramos placing 11th with a time of 22:42 to round out the team score.  Jorge Sandoval placed 26th with a time of 25:07.  Juan Paloma finished in 34th place with a time of 34:46.

Next up, the Condors will be heading to the Southern California Preview Meet to be held at Don Knabe Regional Park in Cerritos, CA on September 14th.

Condors Drop Close Battle with Victor Valley

September 4, 2018—Victor Valley, Ca

The Oxnard Women’s Soccer team traveled to Victor Valley College Tuesday night, but came up on the short end of a 2-1 contest.

Jennifer Zuniga fed Liset Vazquez for a quick goal in the first minute of the game, to put OC up 1-0.

The Condors gave up a goal at the 30-minute mark and another in the second half.  They had chances throughout the second half, but were unable to equalize.

OC can put the loss behind them right away as they host Cal Lutheran JV today at 4:00 pm.

Condors XC Opens up Strong at the Ventura Invitational

August 31, 2018—Ventura, Ca

In the Men’s race, the Condors took 2nd place out of 10 scoring teams.  Riverside won the men’s title with a score of 41 points and Oxnard just behind the Tigers in 57 points. This shows a stellar improvement for the Men’s team from last year and proves they should be a competitive force throughout the season.  Individually, freshman sensation Ricky Torres led the Condors winning the race in 22:31 for the 4-mile course.  The second man, freshman Luis Villalpondo backed Ricky up finishing in 6th place with a time of 23:40.  Third man was sophomore Bulmaro De Alba finishing just outside of the Top 10 in 11th place with a time of 24:00.  Sophomore Omar Ramos was not too far behind Bulmaro, finishing in 15th place with a time of 24:21.  Rounding out the team score was sophomore Gildardo Baltazar in 27th place with a time of 25:11.  Freshman Jorge Sandoval finished in 55th place with a time of 27:08.  Freshman Pedro Martin placed 83rd with a time of 33:26.  Freshman Juan Palomo finished in 93rd with a time of 44:10.

In the Women’s race, the Lady Condors managed well as a team to get on the podium in 3rd place, scoring 82 points just behind Riverside (1st) with 29 points and Ventura (2nd) with 35 points out of 4 scoring teams.  The team itself is fairly young this year, but still produced some solid results individually.  Led by sophomore Kristal Silva breaking into the Top 10 in 9th place with a time of 24:13 for the 5K course.  The second OC scorer was freshman Evelyn Herrera, putting in a fairly surprising performance for someone who never ran Cross Country before, placing 33rd with a time of 28:09.  Sophomore Vanessa Garcia finished in 37th with a time of 28:56.  Sophomore Gabriela Rivera finished in 41st place with a time of 30:03.  Just behind Gabriela was Fiona Rodriguez in 42nd placed with a time of 30:05.  Freshman Marlene Erwing finished in 54th with a time of 33:44.

Next up, the Condors will be competing in our annual OC Invitational and will be looking to represent well on our home course!

Men’s Soccer Opens with Resounding Win

August 28, 2018—Oxnard, Ca

Coach Ross Greaney looks to have the Condor Men’s Soccer team poised to challenge for the WSC once again.

With a balanced attack in the home opener, OC defeated Pasadena City College 4-0. 

Alejandro Estrada got the Condors on the board in the 11th minute, with the assist from Ari Jimenez.  Eleven minutes later, Jimenez scored his own goal on a pass from Arvin Bravo, to put OC ahead 2-0.  With a foul called in the box on the Lancers prior to half, Adolfo Magana tucked a PK in the back right corner of the net to give Oxnard three goals in the first half.

Erik Lopez added the only goal in the second half from David Garcia to complete the scoring.

Oxnard will host San Bernardino on Saturday, September 1st.  The Condors will be memorializing Juan “Fanta” Garcia prior to the kick-off scheduled for 1:00 pm, in the Stadium.


OC Women Drop Opening Game to Santa Monica

The Condor Women’s Soccer team suffered a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Santa Monica Corsairs on Tuesday.

The women were not ready for SMC and found themselves down 3-0 after 19 minutes of action.

They will host College of the Sequoias on Friday at 4:00 on the Stadium field.

Oxnard College Athletics to Memorialize Juan Garcia on September 1st

August 24, 2018—Oxnard, CA

Former Condor Men’s Soccer Athlete, Juan “Fanta” Garcia passed away on Sunday, June 24th in Oxnard.

Juan played for the Condors in the ’13 and ‘14 seasons. He was a big contributor to the Condors run of five WSC championships in a row.

He grew up playing soccer in the local community and was known for his positive attitude and passion for life.  He was helping his mom raise his siblings and working for a better life for his family. Juan was supporting his brother and sister working as a roofer, and in his free time, he was coaching a boys soccer team in Santa Barbara.

The Condors will be memorializing Fanta during their Saturday, September 1st contest at 1:00 pm.  Oxnard will be playing San Bernardino on the Stadium Field.  We would like to encourage all members of the Condor Family to join us in remembering Juan.

RIP Juan “Fanta” Garcia

 

 

 

State Leading Scorer Jakari McClain Signs with Langston University

August 8, 2018—Oxnard, CA

Last year’s CCCAA scoring leader, Jakari McClain, will continue his basketball career with Langston University in Oklahoma.

McClain average 30.1 PPG last season for the Condors, while grabbing 5.5 rebounds, and 4.6 assists.

Langston will be getting a tremendous 6’4” guard who prepped at Clovis West HS in Fresno. McClain had a historical sophomore season at Oxnard College by leading nearly all collegiate athletes in scoring per game at 30.1.  This number put him at the top of Oxnard College’s all-time PPG scoring average.

Oxnard College wishes Jakari terrific success at Langston University and beyond.

Go Condors!

Condor Athletics Tabs Steven Hernandez as Assistant Baseball Coach

August 6, 2018—Oxnard, CA

Oxnard College Baseball had some big shoes to fill with the retirement of long-time assistant Roger Frash.  Fortunately, a familiar Condor Steve Hernandez was ready for the responsibility.

Coach Hernandez started with the Condors in 1990 as a player for two years, and then moved on to Chico State where he played and received his BA in Social Sciences.  He received his Master's in Education from National University.

He started his coaching career at Urban High School and then became the Head Coach at Carlmont High School, with a stint as coach of the Bay Area Rams and San Francisco Seals.  From 2002-2005 Coach Hernandez has been the Assistant Coach for Sierra College, the Alexandria Beetles (Northwoods League) and for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots (Alaska Baseball League).

Coach Hernandez then moved on to become the Head Coach at Pacifica High School (2003-2007).  As the coach, they set school records for most wins by a team, team batting average, team stolen bases, and team runs scored.

From 2008-2013 Steve coached in the Hawaiian Collegiate League and was also with the Conejo Oaks from 2013-2017

Coach Hernandez joined the Oxnard staff as the pitching coach in 2008, and under his tutelage, the Condors have thrived.  In 2009 the pitching staff was ranked #2 in the WSC, with the conference pitcher of the year (Justin Bricker) and two All-Americans (JC Aguayo and Brian Willson) benefiting from Coach Hernandez.  He was also able to help two state pitchers-of-the-year, Luke Eubank (2014) and Blake Redman (2015), achieve greatness at the CCCAA level and beyond.

Condors Mourn the Loss of Juan “Fanta” Garcia

June 26, 2018—Oxnard, CA

Former Condor Men’s Soccer Athlete, Juan “Fanta” Garcia passed away on Sunday, June 24th in Oxnard. Garcia was killed in a motorcycle crash that was reported just after 1:15 a.m. Sunday on Gonzales Road near Oxnard High School.

Juan played for the Condors in the ’13 and ‘14 seasons. He was a big contributor to the Condors run of five WSC championships in a row.

He grew up playing soccer in the local community and was known for his positive attitude and passion for life.  He was helping his mom raise his siblings and working for a better life for his family. Juan was supporting his brother and sister working as a roofer, and in his free time, he was coaching a boys soccer team in Santa Barbara.

Fanta was only 24 years old when he passed, and will be missed by so many.  This was the second Condor who was taken too early by accident.  The Condors lost Rosie Zavala earlier this year in a tragic car accident.

Juan’s family and friends will be holding a Rosario at 7:00 pm tonight (June 26th), in front of Oxnard High School.  The family will be selling commemorative shirts to help memorialize Fanta as well.

Anybody that is interested in helping the Garcia family with funeral expenses can contribute by using the following link:

https://www.gofundme.com/juan-039fantaquot-garcia-funeral-expanse

RIP Juan “Fanta” Garcia

Softball and Baseball Suffer Losses

April 24—Santa Maria/Oxnard

The Oxnard Softball season came to an end on Tuesday afternoon with a double-header loss to Allan Hancock College, 8-2 and 25-2.

Oxnard collected seven hits in game one. Jennell “Shorty” Perez was 3-4, with a double, run scored, and an RBI.  Jasmin Coronado (pic) was 2-4 with a triple, and a run scored.  Alyssa Gonzalez and Tori Carrillo both added hits for the Condors.

Oxnard led the game until the fourth inning, and Hancock eventually broke it open with five runs in the sixth inning.

In Game Two, OC managed just four hits, with Coronado going 2-4 to lead the Condors. 

With 14 freshman on the roster, Oxnard Softball will look to improve greatly next year.


Baseball had a tough assignment as Moorpark started major-league prospect Andrew Nardi, to try to clinch the WSC North crown.

Oxnard only managed two hits against the Raider’s ace, who went nine innings for the win.

Moorpark clinched the conference title, with their final game against Oxnard scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Moorpark College.

Condors Split with Cuesta; Coach Roger Frash Celebrated

April 21, 2018--Oxnard

Oxnard played two completely different games against WSC foe Cuesta College.  On Thursday, the Condors pounded out 13 hits and scored 10 runs, but lost 17-10 in San Luis Obispo.

On Saturday, OC had nine hits and scored four runs to defeat the Cougars, 4-1.

On a blustery day in Game 1, Oxnard fell behind early 8-4 in the fourth inning.  All seemed to be lost in the fifth inning as Cuesta scored another five runs.

In the seventh inning, OC came charging back, with a grand slam from Brett Workman.  Another RBI by Noah Goss in the eighth inning, made the score 13-10 in favor of the Cougars.  That would be as close as the Condors could get.

Ramon Gomez was 4-5, Cal Hodgins went 3-5, with two runs scored.  Antonio Gonzalez was 2-4 with two runs scored, and Alex Chavez was 1-3 with 2 RBI’s.

Oxnard avenged their high-scoring loss on Thursday, with a pitching gem from sophomore Jackson Simonsgaard.

“We just told the guys to play some defense and Jackson will throw strikes,” commented Roger Frash after the game. 

Simonsgaard went nine innings, allowing only four hits and one earned run, while striking out seven Cougars.

Colin Freeman was 2-3 with two runs and Anthony Magdaleno went 1-3, with a double and an RBI. Alex Chavez stayed hot with two more hits and a run scored.

Oxnard College celebrated Coach Roger Frash with 19 years of coaching for Oxnard College.  Coach Frash started playing for the Condors in 1979, and has become the prominent hitting instructor in Ventura County.  Coach will be stepping down at OC after this year, but will always be a member of the Condor Family.

Losses Cost Condors

April 13-14, 2018—Oxnard and Santa Barbara

Oxnard Baseball was looking to stay in the Western State Conference hunt going against Moorpark on Friday; instead, they may have played their way out. 

The Condors dropped a 5-2 decision in a makeup game against the Raiders.  OC had a slow start and not enough offense to challenge WSC North leading Moorpark.

Cal Hodgins (pic) and Antonio Gonzalez were both two for four, with Gonzalez driving in an RBI and scoring a run.  Alfonso Aguilera added a base hit and an RBI.

The Condors quickly turned around to play Santa Barbara CC on Saturday at Pershing Park. 

The Condors nearly matched the Vaqueros in hits (10 to 13), but not in the run column, falling 11-2.

OC was unable to take advantage of five Vaquero errors and ten hits.  The Condors scored first in the third inning on a triple by Ramon Gomez.  Matt Whitney had two hits, as did Cal Hodgins and Gomez.

SBCC scored two in the bottom of innings 2-4, and blew the game open in the eighth inning with five runs.

The Condors must reschedule the April 17th game, scheduled for 2:30 against SBCC, to April 23rd at the same time.  Oxnard will travel to Cuesta on April 19th at 2:30, and will play Cuesta again on April 21st at 1:00.

Oxnard Baseball Keeping the WSC Interesting with 6-2 Win

April 12, 2018—Oxnard, Ca

The WSC North Conference teams are separated by two games from top to bottom.  After a 6-2 win over Allan Hancock College on Thursday afternoon, Oxnard sits two games behind Moorpark, Ventura, and SBCC.  With seven conference games to play, OC will need to play great baseball as they did Thursday.

Anthony Magdaleno picked up the win, going six innings of five-hit, one-run baseball.  Jason Gomez was stellar in relief, finishing out the game, giving up only one run of his own.

Noah Goss (left, 2-4, 2R RBI, 1R) had a big hit in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie, scoring two, and starting a five-run rally for the Condors.  Antonio Gonzalez and Colin Freeman added two hits each. 

Oxnard will host a make-up game on Friday, April 13th against Moorpark College at 1:00.  If the Condors ideas of making a run at the division, they must play take down the Raiders, in the Nest.

Condors Rally Comes up Short

April 10, 2018—Santa Maria, Ca

The OC baseball team rallied from a 5-0 deficit against Alan Hancock College on Tuesday, but came up short.  The Condors scored three runs in the fourth and fifth innings, but Hancock responded with two runs in each, and five in the seventh, to win 14-9.

Despite scoring 21 runs in the last two games, Oxnard has nothing to show for the terrific offense, dropping to 10-21 overall and 4-8 in the WSC North.

Ramon Gomez (left) was 3 for 5, scoring 3 runs and driving in one.  Cal Hodgins was 2 for 5 with a run scored, and 2 RBI’s.  Austin Tarazon was a perfect 2 for 2 and 1 RBI.

Oxnard was unable to slow Hancock’s Daniel Curiel who was 5 for 5, with 6 RBI’s on the afternoon.

As the season winds down, Oxnard will look to avenge the loss on Thursday afternoon when the Bulldogs come to the Nest.  First pitch is scheduled for 2:30.

Twelve runs not enough for OC Baseball

April 7, 2018—Ventura, Ca

The Condors offense scored 12 runs at Ventura on Saturday, but the Condors fell short 16-12.

Matt Whitney (left) was a perfect 4-4, with three runs scored.  Brett Workman was 3-4, with an HR and a double, with Ramon Gomez going 2-3 with two RBI’s and a run scored.

Oxnard led 10-5 after they batted in the fourth inning, but Ventura managed five runs in the fourth inning and three each in the sixth and seventh frames.

The loss dropped OC to 4-7 in conference play with a trip on Tuesday to Hancock College.

Condor Baseball Takes Down Cross-County Rival VC

April 7, 2018—Oxnard

After a tough 13-inning 2-1 loss to Moorpark on Tuesday, the Condors (10-19, 4-6) bounced back to defeat the Ventura College Pirates (15-15, 5-5), 4-1 on Thursday afternoon.

While the Condors only managed four hits, they made the most of them by scoring four runs.

Noah Goss scratched out two RBI’s by putting the ball in play. Two walks by Brett Workman, and some miscues by the Pirates allowed for the Condors’ efficiency.  Matt Whitney collected two hits, scored twice, and drove in a run for OC, with Cal Hodgins and Angel Mauricio collecting the other two Oxnard hits.

Ben Reyes picked up the win, and was tremendous on the mound going six inning, while only allowing one earned run to the Pirates.  Jason Gomez (pic) came in for three innings of shutout relief work, earning the save.

OC will finish their play against VC on Saturday with the first pitch slated for 1:00.

SBCC Grabs 6-5 Win over OC Softball


Softball Drops Tough Decision to SBCC

Oxnard Softball felt the sting of an untimely error in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose 6-5 against Santa Barbara.

Oxnard was hosting the Vaqueros due to scheduling issues so SBCC played as the home team in the Condors Nest.

OC jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead, with Savannah Corral getting an RBI on a groundout, scoring Amber Bolo (2-4, 2B, 1R) from third.  Airin Lara (2-4, 2 RBI) then smashed a double to center field, scoring both Alexx Melchor and Alyssa Gonzalez (2 R, 2 BB).

After falling behind in the sixth inning, Jasmin Coronado (pic, 1-3, 3B, 1R, 1 BB) hammered a triple to right field.  With two outs, Destiny Murillo came up with the clutch RBI single to center to tie the ballgame at five.

SBCC’s Chloe Wells raced home on an error in the bottom of the final inning to push across the winning run for the Vaqueros.

OC Softball will be back in action next Thursday to play at LA Valley College for a double-header starting from 2:00.

Condors Claim First WSC Win on Sophomore Day

April 4, 2018—Oxnard, Ca

Everything went well for the Oxnard College Softball program on Tuesday afternoon.

The Condors defeated cross-county rival Moorpark 5-2, for their first Western State Conference victory of the season.

Alexx Melchor pitched a complete game for the win, allowing 2 earned runs on 8 hits.  Airin Lara was two for five, with a RBI and run scored. Shorty Perez was one for three with a double as was Jasmin Coronado.  Destiny Murillo was one for two and scored a run, with Amber Bolo collecting a run and a hit too.

Lauren Appel and Airin Lara (pic) were celebrated for their contributions to OC Softball.  Appel will be earning her AA in Liberal Studies and Lara will be obtaining two degrees in Art and Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences.  She will be transferring to DIII Southern Virginia and continue her studies and softball career.

Oxnard College welcomed the Hueneme Vikings Softball Team and appreciated their support in the Condors Nest!

Condor Baseball Gets Back in Win Column

March 29, 2018—Oxnard

Ramon Gomez (left) brought the Condors (9-18, 3-5) back from a 3-0 deficit, to beat Rio Hondo CC 4-3, last Thursday afternoon.

The freshman from Camarillo HS was two for four with a double, drove in three runs and scored the game winner in the eighth inning. Teammate Ben Reyez (6IP, 5 hits, 0 ER) pitched a great game, but did not earn the decision.

Jackson Simonsgaard relieved Reyes and picked up the win in relief as the Condors broke a short two-game losing streak over Spring Break.

OC will travel to cross-county rival Moorpark College on Tuesday, to continue WSC play, at 2:30.

Condor Softball Loses Close Game with Santa Monica

March 20, 2018—Santa Monica

With Oxnard’s starting pitcher out with illness, the Condors offense came through with 13 hits and six runs.  Unfortunately, the Santa Monica Corsairs pushed across seven runs for the 7-6 win.

Shorty Perez (left) was 3 for 4 on the day, with a double.  Airin Lara (2 for 4, 1 run), Jasmin Coronado (2 for 4, 3 runs), and Destiny Murillo (2 2B, 3 RBI). 

Oxnard went ahead 3-1 in the first inning, but struggled in the fourth, giving up four runs. 

They hope to cut down on the big innings defensively on Saturday when they play San Diego CC at 10:15 and Hartnell College at 5:00, in the first round of the VC Invitational.

Tough Loss for Baseball

March 20, 2018—Oxnard

The Condor Baseball team (2-5, 7-16) again played well enough to win, but came up short in the 10th inning against visiting Cuesta College (3-4, 12-10), 8-6.

OC jumped out to a 2-0 lead on a Ramon Gomez (pic, 2 for 4, 3 RBI’s) 2-out, 2-RBI single, scoring Noah Goss and Matt Whitney.  Cuesta tied the score in the top of the third inning, 2-2.

Brett Workman made the score 5-2 in the bottom of the fourth, but Cuesta came back with two in the fifth, on two unearned runs.

Cal Hodgins doubled in Goss again in the bottom of the fifth, to stretch OC’s lead to 6-4.

Cuesta leveled the score in the top of the seventh by Andrew Navigato, on an HR that could have gone either way.

Navigato again hurt the Condors in the top of the 10th inning, off Goss’s glove to win the game for the Cougars.

OC and Cuesta will play in San Luis Obispo on Saturday at 1:00 (weather permitting).

Condors Rally for Walk off Win; Drop close game to SBCC

March 16/17, 2018—Oxnard, Ca

The Condors found themselves in familiar territory, after losing a lead on Friday afternoon.  In a makeup game that was moved earlier to avoid the rain, OC grabbed a quick 3-0 lead over visiting Hancock College.

After singles by Noah Goss and Brett Workman (2-4, 1RBI) scored Ben Reyes (2-4, 1 2b, 2RBI) and Antonio Gonzales (2-4, 2 2B) made the score 3-0, in the bottom of the second, AHC scored the next five runs, to take a 5-3 lead.

Reyes (left) had a huge two-out double to score Workman and Alfonso Aguilar, to tie the game at five.

In the bottom of the ninth, Colin Freeman scored all the way from first on a three base error to give OC a much needed 6-5 victory.

The Condors turned around on Saturday and faced SBCC at 1:00. 

Jackson Simonsgaard was the hard luck loser, pitching a complete game, giving up 0 earned runs. 

OC was only able to push one across, while SBCC scored two in the third, to win 2-1.

Oxnard will play at Cuesta College on Tuesday at 2:30.

Baseball Drops Tough Game to SBCC; Softball Struggles against VC

March 15, 2018

Spring has not been kind to the Condors so far.  The Condor Baseball team dropped a gut-wrenching 3-2 decision to Santa Barbara on Thursday.

Aidan Dolan had another strong outing, going the full game while only giving up one earned run. 

Noah Goss (left) had a fine day at the plate, going three for four, with teammates Matt Whitney and Ben Reyes each collecting two hits apiece.

The score was tied going into the eighth inning when the Vaqueros scratched out a run, and the Condors were unable to come back in the ninth.

OC gets a chance to bounce back quickly, with a make-up game on Friday against Hancock College, followed by the second game against SBCC on Saturday.  First pitch on Friday has been moved up to 12:00, and Saturday is scheduled for 1:00.


The Condor Softball team was hoping to break a string of losses on the season against rival Ventura College, but it did not happen.

OC was outplayed by the Pirates, 9-0 in five innings.

Anissa Padilla pitched well for the Pirates and kept Oxnard off-balance all afternoon.

OC will be back on the diamond next Tuesday, March 20th at Santa Monica.

Condors Have Mixed Reviews on the Diamond

March 6-9, 2018

The OC Baseball team won a terrific baseball game on Tuesday, beating cross-county rival Ventura College, 6-5.

Jesus Chavez (left) earned his second win of the season (2-2) to go along with a fine 2.72 ERA.  Anthony Magdaleno collected a two-inning save, his first of the season.

Brett Workman was 2 for 3, with two RBI’s, Cal Hodgins also had two hits on the day, as did Alfonso Aguilera.

Coach Roger Frash commented, “…A classic team baseball game today, with flawless defense and timely hitting…Great job today.  One game at a time.”


The Condors could not overcome three costly errors in the second game in the series with VC, falling 10-6.

Leading 6-2 in the bottom of the eighth inning, OC self-destructed, allowing eight Pirates to cross the plate.

Aidan Dolan pitched well enough going seven and one-third, giving up only two earned runs. 

Noah Goss put Oxnard up 2-0 in the third inning, with Brett Workman (2-3, 2 BB) and Anthony Chavez (1-3, 1 RBI) scoring on the Goss single.

Ramon Gomez blasted a homer in the 4th inning to reclaim the lead at 3-2, with the Condors tacking on three more runs in the top of the eighth. 

That is all the runs the Condors would score, and when VC turned the tables, with eight in the eighth inning.

The loss dropped Oxnard to 1-1 in WSCN play.


Coach Jon Larson made a wise decision to move Saturday’s game to Friday so they could avoid the rain. Unfortunately, they could not avoid Daniel Curiel’s bat.

The Hancock center fielder hit two home runs, and drove in three runs, which proved to be the difference, 6-3.

Oxnard’s Noah Goss had a big day, driving in two runs for the Condors.  Goss was 2-2 on the day, reaching base all four times.  Goss put OC ahead 3-2 in the top of the fifth inning, but the Condors were unable to hold on to a lead.

The Bulldogs came back with runs in the fifth and eighth inning to drop OC to 1-2 in conference play, and 6-13 overall.

They will collect themselves for a chance to even the series with AHC on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, in the Condors Nest (weather permitting)

Condor Baseball Defeats Top-Ranked Santa Ana

February 24, 2018—Oxnard

Sophomore pitcher Aidan Dolan (pic) picked a good day to earn his first collegiate victory.  His complete game helped the Condors to a 7-4 victory over the Dons. Dolan gave up only one earned run and struck out six Santa Ana batters.

He was helped by the OC offense with Angel Mauricio leading the way.  Mauricio (2-4, 3 RBI) had a big two-out double to start a five-run fifth inning for Oxnard. Cal Hodgins and Ramon Gomez also had two hits on the day.

The win moved Oxnard’s record to 5-9, but certainly a signature win for the team.

OC hosts Glendale College on Tuesday February 27th at 2:00, and begins WSC play on March 6th against cross-county rival Ventura College at 2:00, in the Nest.

Baseball Get Much Needed Win against Citrus

February 17, 2018—Oxnard

The upstart Condor Baseball squad is starting to show signs of life in the new season.  Oxnard is 4-7 on the season, and has been struggling to play a complete nine-inning game.

They played well as a team on Saturday afternoon, earning a 4-3 win over the Citrus College Owls.

Aidan Dolan pitched a strong seven innings, only giving up one earned run, with four strikeouts.  Sergio Linares and Anthony Magdaleno came on in relief, with Linares (2-1) picking up his second collegiate victory.

Brett Workman was 2-2 at the plate with two walks, but it was third baseman Ramon Gomez, with a big blast over the left field wall, that tied the game at 1-1.

Alfonso Aguilera drove in pinch runner Austin Tarazon, for the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning.  Colin Freeman doubled to put OC up for good in the bottom of the eighth inning, with Freeman scoring an insurance run as well.

Oxnard travels to LA Valley on Tuesday to take on the Monarchs at 2:00.

 


 

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  • Ensure all student-athletes are provided maximum opportunity and support for achieving their academic goals.
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