L.B. State takes 5th at `Give Em Five’

first_imgThe Long Beach State women’s golf team finished fifth out of 21 teams at Price’s “Give Em Five’ Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M., on Tuesday. The 49ers, ranked No. 27 in the nation, finished with a three-round total of 899 (35-over par), which was just eight shots behind tournament champ Missouri (891). New Mexico State and New Mexico both tied for second place (893). LBSU was paced by sophomore Kay Hoey, who finished fourth with a 1-over-par 217. LBSU also had contributions from senior Hayley Wilkinson (tied for 13th at 223) and Josefine Lindbergh (tied for 40th at 230). New Mexico’s Mikaela Backstedt needed a playoff to claim the individual title. She beat San Francisco’s Jessica Potter in the one-hole playoff after both finished regulation tied at 3-under 213. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week MEN’S SOCCER Cerritos 2, El Camino 1 Freshman Marco Pulido and sophomore Eduardo Padilla scored second-half goals to lead the Falcons (9-4-3, 3-2-1) over the Warriors in a South Coast Conference match. After a tight defensive-minded first half, the Falcons finally broke the scoreless tie, as Lazaro Zuniga passed the ball off on the fly to Pulido, who scored into the empty corner of the net. Cerritos appeared to put the game away in the 84th minute when Padilla took a pass from Derek Woody and dribbled into the box before sending in a shot. Warriors goalkeeper Mike Francisco made the first save, but his rebound went back to Padilla, who scored to give the Falcons a 2-0 lead. However, El Camino’s Napoleon Dominguez cut the lead in half when he scored two minutes later. center_img WOMEN’S SOCCER Cerritos 1, El Camino 1 Freshman forward Megan Koza scored an unassisted goal in the 70th minute to pull the short-handed Falcons (13-2-2, 3-1-1) into a tie with the Warriors in a South Coast Conference game. A trio of Falcons goalkeeper Elizabeth Sanchez and defenders Nancy Gutierrez and Jessica Romero missed the game to play with the Mexican junior national team and will also be unavailable for Friday’s game at East L.A. The Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the 41st minute on a goal by Alexis O’Neil. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more