Ventura College Athletics

VC Golf Second at WSC-Canyons Event

Pirate freshman Joey Herrera shot a 1-over 73 at the TPC-Valencia Monday, leading the Pirates to a second place finish at the WSC-Canyons event.
Pirate freshman Joey Herrera shot a 1-over 73 at the TPC-Valencia Monday, leading the Pirates to a second place finish at the WSC-Canyons event.

Joey Herrera shot a 1-over 73, good for third overall, as the Ventura College golf team came in second place at the Western State Conference event hosted by College of the Canyons at TPC Valencia Monday. The Pirates posted a team score of 379, six strokes behind the host Cougars, who carded a 373. Santa Barbara finished third on the day with a 391.

Connor Philpott and Kyle Dollison each turned in 76's on the day while Brandon Resnick and Denis Kakimoto each shot a 77. Kevin Leblanc rounded out the Pirate scorers with a 99.

Also on Monday, and simultaneous to the WSC event, the Pirates participated in the Canyons Invitational, which included four non-WSC member schools.  VC also came in second in that event, ahead of the SoCal's No. 1-ranked Orange Coast Pirates, who turned in a score of 386, seven strokes behind Ventura.

WSC No. 6
At par-72 TPC Valencia
Team -- 1, Canyons 373. 2, VC 379. 3, Santa Barbara 391. 4, Glendale 397. 5, Citrus 402. 6, Victor Valley 469. 7, Antelope Valley 506. 8, Bakersfield, no score.
WSC Standings – 1, Canyons 38-4. 2, VC 36-6. 3, Santa Barbara 31-11. 4, Citrus 24-18. 5, Glendale 21-21. 6, Victor Valley 8-34. 7, Bakersfield 5-37. 8, Antelope Valley 4-38.

Canyons Invitational
At par-72 TPC Valencia
12 teams -- 1, Canyons 373. 2, VC 379. 3, Orange Coast 386. 4, Santa Barbara 391. 5, Desert 392. 6, Glendale 397. 7, Mt. SAC 400. 8 (tie), Citrus, Mt. San Jacinto 402. 10, Victor Valley 469. 11, Antelope Valley 506. 12, Bakersfield, no score.