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Talon Marks’ Athletes of the Semester – Spring 2018

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Men’s basketball Demetrius Thomas Demetrius Thomas averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, two steals and a block per game for the Falcons and lead the team to the Final Four. For his individual play in the tournament, he was named to the California Community College Athletic Association All State Championship Tournament team, a rare acco...

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Falcons suffer playoff defeat at the claws of the Cougars

Malik Smith and Cesar Villa

May 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos Falcons played against the College of the Canyons Cougars for their opening game of the Southern California Regional Playoffs on May 4, resulting in a 12-4 loss. The Falcons let the game get away from them in the later innings leading to a defeat in just six innings to the Cougars. Head...

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

Former Falcons soccer star signs with four-year university

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Features, Showcase, Slideshows, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

A first team All-American soccer player for Cerritos College during the 2017-18 season, Itzel Ballesteros signed her National Letter of Intent on April 16 with Lincoln Memorial University, located in Tennessee. Ballesteros will be receiving a full-ride scholarship to the NCAA Division 2 school, to...

Falcons’ men’s and women’s tennis teams make history winning state championships

Falcons’ men’s and women’s tennis teams make history winning state championships

Jah-Tosh Baruti

May 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Cerritos College’s men’s and women’s tennis teams made tournament history on April 25, for the first time in the history of the California Community College Athletic Association, a single school has swept all championships and awards in Ojai.Both teams won the California Community College A...

Women’s and men’s tennis team’s end regular season on win streaks

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 18, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Cerritos College’s women’s and men’s tennis team’s enter the playoffs both as No. 1 seeds, after strong regular seasons. The women’s tennis team capped off the 2017-18 regular season with 19 straight victories, in rout to a 21-1 overall record (6-0 division play).While the men’s ...

Falcons’ softball struggle to score after second inning in loss

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Malik Smith

April 17, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team found it difficult to score after the second inning, leading to an 8-4 loss at home versus Long Beach City College Vikings on April 12. With the loss the Falcons lose the season series 2-1 against the Vikings. The team is now 18-13 (6-4 in division play). After...

Women’s tennis wins the South Coast Conference Tournament

Women’s tennis wins the South Coast Conference Tournament

Carlos Ruiz

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College women's tennis team have been seeded first in the Southern California Regional playoffs after winning the South Coast Conference tournament.The Falcons played a final doubles match in which sophomore Lisa Suzuki and freshman Kseniia Prokopchuk teamed up against El Camino College.The match was won by the Falcon p...

Falcons’ softball team leaves 10 runners stranded on base in loss

Malik Smith

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

On Thursday the Cerritos College softball team  loss to the El Camino Warriors, 8-1. After the result of South Coast Conference league game, the Warriors improved their record to 23-6 while the Falcons dropped to 16-11 in the season. The score however, did not show how close the Falcons were...

Falcons just keep swimming

Jah-Tosh Baruti

April 4, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Swimming, Women's Sports

During the last South Coast Conference dual swimming and diving meet of the season on Friday the Falcons men's and women's team each split their two matches, respectively.So far on the season the women's team has compiled a record of 4-4, as they head into the playoffs, while the men's team have mana...

Falcons softball overcome 3-0 deficit to win 9-5

Malik Smith

April 4, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Cerritos College softball team had a slow start to its 9-5 win over L.A. Mission College one April 2. The Falcons allowed three runs in the second inning off of a 3-run home run, which put them in a steep hole to climb out of. However, with solid pitching and batting by the Falcons, they were...

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