Ventura College Athletics

Pirates Golf Team Outstanding at WSC Championships

Joey Herrera shot a 74, 71-145 Monday at the Western State Conference Championships to take second place in the 36-hole tournament. Herrera was also named the WSC Co-Most Valuable Player for his play during the entire season.
Joey Herrera shot a 74, 71-145 Monday at the Western State Conference Championships to take second place in the 36-hole tournament. Herrera was also named the WSC Co-Most Valuable Player for his play during the entire season.

The Ventura College golf team had an outstanding day Monday at the Western State Conference Championships, shooting a combined 377, 378-755 to finish two strokes behind conference champion Canyons to easily claim second place on the day and for the season. Joey Herrera posted a 74, 71-145 to place second in the 36-hole tournament, and was also named the WSC Co-Most Valuable Player for his efforts during the season. Brandon Resnick and Denis Kakimoto earned all-conference honors for VC.

Canyons won the event with a combined score of 753, followed closely by the Pirates at 755. Santa Barbara was third on the day with a team mark of 768 and Citrus was fourth at 785.  All four teams will advance to the CCCAA SoCal Regional Championships on Monday May 8 at El Camino Country Club in Oceanside.

Other VC scores in the championships included a third place tie for Resnick at 74, 73-147. Kakimoto shot 75, 76-151 and Connor Philpott posted a 76, 76-152. Kyle Dollison came in with a 78, 83-161 and Adam Franc scored 86, 82-168.

WSC Finals (36 holes)
At par-72 Cypress Ridge GC
Arroyo Grande
Team -- 1, Canyons 376-377--753. 2, VC 377-378--755. 3, Santa Barbara 383-385--768. 4, Citrus 391-394--785. 5, Glendale 399-413--812. 6, Bakersfield 440-460--900. 7, Antelope Valley 493-465--958. 8, Victor Valley 460-467--977.
Final WSC standings – 1, Canyons 73-4. 2, VC 65-12. 3, Santa Barbara 55-22. 4, Citrus 43-34. 5, Glendale 39-38. 6, Victor Valley 15-62. 7, Bakersfield 9-68. 8, Antelope Valley 8-69.

WSC No. 10
At par-72 Cypress Ridge GC
Arroyo Grande
Team -- 1, Canyons 376. 2, VC 377. 3, Santa Barbara 383. 4, Citrus 391. 5, Glendale 399. 6, Bakersfield 440. 7, Victor Valley 460. 8, Antelope Valley 493.

WSC No. 11
At par-72 Cypress Ridge GC
Arroyo Grande
Team -- 1, Canyons 377. 2, VC 378. 3, Santa Barbara 385. 4, Citrus 394. 5, Glendale 413. 6, Bakersfield 460. 7, Antelope Valley 465. 8, Victor Valley 467.