The Ventura College golf team traveled to Bakersfield for the third round of Western State Conference play and finished in second place just one stroke behind the winner Santa Barbara City College. Matt Sieger fired a two over par 73 good for second overall on the day and tops for the Pirates. VC saw Kyle Dollison put up a four over par 76 which was good for a seventh place tie.
Ventura for the day put up a total score of 386 which was just behind the days winner SBCC who as a team fired a 385. VC was three shots better than College of the Canyons who finished in third at 389. Ventura, Santa Barbara and Canyons have each finished in the top three in each of the first three weeks.
The Pirates had four of their six golfers put up scores in the 70's topped by Sieger and followed by Dollison. As well, Brandon Resnick and Austin Kratochvil shot 77 and 79, respectively for the Pirates.
VC will host the next round of WSC play on Monday Feb. 29 at River Ridge Golf Club (Victoria Lakes Course) set for a 10:00 am tee off. The Pirates will be looking to finish in first place for the first time in the 2016 season.