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JC Football: SMC’s Lindheim named Pacific Conference coach of the year; Eight Corsairs earn first-team honors
Santa Monica College head coach Gifford Lindheim won his third consecutive Pacific Conference Coach of the Year, the Southern California Football Association announced last week.
The Corsairs finished the year 8-2 and have won the last three league titles, a first in school history.
Eight Corsairs earned first-team conference honors. Among them is All-American safety Qujuan Floyd, the only SMC player to repeated has he was the conference defensive player of the year last season.
Two West Los Angeles Colleges players, LeRon Barnes and Treviel Boone were also selected to the first-team.
The list of All-Pacific Conference football team is below:
West Los Angeles College’s Marguet Miller has seen some tough days, but this season has been nothing short of frustrating for the fifth-year head coach. Saturday’s game against Glendale left him questioning his team’s competence and heart.
It looked like West L.A was about to capture their first victory, all they had to do was score and the game would be over which should have been easy considering they were inside the ten-yard line. Derek Stewart dropped back to pass but was intercepted by Chris Riley giving Glendale one more chance at a victory.
One minute twenty-three seconds later, the Vaqueros scored on a two-yard touchdown connection between Sean Murphy and Tanner Mays, giving them a 24-21 lead with 28 seconds left in the game. The Wildcats tried a desperate Hail Mary but was intercepted giving them their sixth straight loss to open the season.
Miller was left scratching his heading searching for answers.
“The players got to execute and not make mistakes. You can’t run the wrong play,” Miller explained.
Here are the high school and junior college football scores from September 6th and 7th.
LA City Section:
Dorsey 25, Fairfax 23
University 32, South Gate 26
Palisades 52 LA Marshall 12
Hamilton 67, Legacy 0
West Los Angeles College’s 2013 football schedule has been released by the Southern California Football Association.
The Wildcats struggled early last season losing four of their first five games before going 4-1 after the bye week to even their record at 5-5.
The schedule is below:
St. Monica boys basketball head coach Khi-Min Jung resigned last week to take an assistant coach job at West Los Angeles College under recently hired Chris Ackers.
In his three seasons at the Santa Monica Catholic school, Jung finished with an overall record of 45-39 and one playoff appearance according to MaxPreps.com.
Athletic Director Steve Aggers described Acker as an integral part of six successful seasons at Citrus College, winning the State championship in 2008, and making it to the California State Final Four in 2010 before losing in the championship game. The Owls were 92-9 during his tenure.
“Chris is very familiar with our conference and knows what it takes to be successful at our level and in the State of California. He is well connected and respected both in our community, and the Southern California basketball culture. I know that he will provide outstanding leadership in helping us build a successful collegiate basketball program here at West Los Angeles College,” said Aggers in a statement.
Jade Neal scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half in West Los Angeles College’s 55-51 victory over rival Santa Monica College to open Western State Conference play.
The freshman guard hit two three-point baskets in the final two minutes of play to extend a narrow one-point lead to a 53-48 advantage.
“We were more aggressive in the second half and our shots started to fall for us,” said Neal. “We knew that they would be a challenge.”