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2011 Game Stories

By Dave Loveton, SBCC sports information


Saturday, Nov. 19 -- Southern Cal Regional at Westmont: San Bernardino Valley 1, #2 seed SBCC 0 (SBV wins on PKs, 5-4)  Final record: 16-3-0

Vaqueros upset in playoff debut
Defending state champs win on PKs, 5-4

 After 120 scoreless minutes, San Bernardino Valley won a dramatic penalty-kick shootout to stun No. 2 seed SBCC on Saturday in the opening round of the Southern Cal Regional women’s soccer playoffs at Westmont College.
 With the sun rapidly sinking into the mountains, the defending state champion Wolverines (14-5-3) won the PK battle 5-4, thanks to a save by Jennifer Keats on a second-round attempt by Katie Voss.
 “I’ve been making that PK for months, that was the first time I missed it,” said Voss, one of 13 sophomores who played their final game for the Vaqueros. “I thought we had more talent that them.
 “We had a lot of opportunities, we were just unlucky. There were two times when the defender stuck her foot on the line and it bounced back out.”
 Three minutes into overtime, Voss headed a pass off the right post. 
 Jessica Domenichelli, the MVP of the WSC North, scored the first penalty kick for the Vaqueros (16-3-0), who posted the second-highest win total in team history. Jo Lawlor, Jenna Rubin and Debbie Arreola also found the net.
 With the PKs tied 4-4, Ivana Ramirez scored in the lower left to give San Bernardino the victory.
 Domenichelli had a few chances to score on headers but her seven-game goal-streak was halted. She set records this year for single-season goals (27) and goals in a career (52).
 “It was a great game, I thought we outplayed them for 90 minutes,” said SBCC coach John Sisterson. “We got the ball down on the floor. Their keeper pulled off two great saves to keep them in the game.
 “It’s very, very disappointing to go 90 minutes, then another 30 minutes, then lose on PKs. But that’s the nature of the game.”
 The Wolverines outshot the Vaqueros 22-18 and had 10 shots on goal, compared to seven for the home team. Goalie Cheyenne Rodriguez made 10 saves for Santa Barbara.
 “I’m proud of the girls, they really played well and competed well. I didn’t think they deserved to lose the game. This was a great season. We won the Western State Conference for the first time and they should really be proud about the way they played today.”


Friday, Nov. 11 -- SBCC at West L.A., 3 p.m.  #3 SBCC 4, West L.A. 0  Records: 16-2, 11-1 (WSC champions)

 Vaqueros secure first WSC title
Domenichelli scores in seventh straight game

 SBCC erupted for four second-half goals to blank West L.A. 4-0 on Friday and claim its first WSC women’s soccer championship.
 The No. 3-ranked Vaqueros completed the regular season with records of 16-2 and 11-1 in the WSC North. They’ll share the crown with Ventura if the Pirates win on Friday.
 “I’m so happy for the girls and the school because this is our first conference title,” said seventh-year coach John Sisterson after his 90th win (90-30-27, .704). “We were disappointed to be scoreless at halftime but we knew it was just a matter of time.”
 Jenna Rubin opened the scoring the 48th minute, converting from the top of the box on a pass from Katie Voss. Voss is the state leader with 16 assists, which is also a school record.
 
Jessica Domenichelli made it 2-0 in the 55th minute, putting in a rebound after Sylvia Ibarra headed a ball off the post. Domenichelli has scored in seven straight games and boosted her single-season school record to 27 goals. She’s the No. 2 scorer in California with 64 points.
 In the 73rd minute, Morgan Crumpley scored a header on a corner kick from Jo Lawlor. Tamara Ivanovic got the last goal in the 82nd minute on another corner from Lawlor.
 Santa Barbara has won its last seven games by a combined 35-2.
 It was the second WSC title in two days for Sisterson, who also coaches the SBCC men. It’s the first time that one school has won both the men’s and women’s WSC titles in the same year.
 The Vaqueros will open the Southern Cal playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 19.


Friday, Nov. 4 -- Moorpark at SBCC, 6 p.m.  #5 SBCC 3, Moorpark 0  Records: 15-2, 10-1 WSC (1st place)

   Domenichelli breaks her record
She gets 26th goal, moves to top of state scoring

 Jessica Domenichelli broke her own school record for goals in a season Friday night, leading SBCC to a 3-0 victory over Moorpark at La Playa Stadium.
 Domenichelli had a goal and two assists in the regular-season home finale. SBCC is 7-1 at home this year and 17-2-1 in their last 20 home matches.
 She popped in a header in the 61st minute after a long run and looping cross by Katie Voss. It was her record-setting 26th goal of the year. She also has the career record with 51.
 Domenichelli is the top scorer in California with 26 goals and 62 points. She’s scored in six straight games and has 16 goals during that span.
 The Vaqueros, ranked No. 1 in Southern Cal and No. 5 in the state, improved to 15-2 and 10-1 in the WSC. They’re tied atop the conference with one game remaining on Friday at West L.A.
 Voss made it 2-0 in the 67th minute on an assist from Domenichelli. In the 80th minute, Morgan Crumpley scored from close range on a pass from Domenichelli.
 “Jess played tremendously and Ali Raack was very good in the midfield,” said coach John Sisterson.


Tuesday, Nov. 1 -- Ventura at SBCC, 7:30 p.m.  #8 SBCC 2, #10 Ventura 1  Records: 14-2, 9-1 WSC North

      Vaqueros stop Ventura 2-1
Domenichelli’s PK is difference; SBCC moves into 1st

 Katie Voss scored a first-half goal and Jessica Domenichelli converted a penalty kick in the 55th minute Tuesday night, leading SBCC to a 2-1 victory over Ventura in a first-place showdown at La Playa Stadium.
 The Vaqueros, ranked No. 2 in Southern Cal and 8th in the state, snapped a nine-game losing skid against the Pirates (14-3, 8-1) and took over sole possession of first in the WSC North.
 SBCC (14-2, 9-1) won its fifth straight with consistent offensive pressure and a steady defense. The Vaqueros were outshot 20-13 but had more shots on goal (9-7).
 “It feels great, we’ve been waiting two years for this,” said Domenichelli, who's tied for the state scoring lead with 58 points. “We’ve been looking forward to this game all season.”
 In the 27th minute, Voss took a high pass from Sarah Atmajoana on a bounce and kicked it around a defender for her fourth goal in three games. Voss is sixth on the state scoring chart with 40 points.
 The Vaqueros got a PK in the 55th minute when a Ventura player was called for a hand-ball in the box. Domenichelli made it 2-0 by beating the keeper to the lower right. It was her 25th goal of the season -- tying her school record from last year -- and the 50th of her prolific career..
 Ventura’s Evelyn Medina scored in the 65th minute.
 Morgan Crumpley, a sophomore defender from San Diego, had an outstanding game as she turned away three solid scoring chances. She stole the ball on a breakaway in the 25th minute and foiled a 3-on-1 situation from close range by kicking the ball out-of-bounds in the 38th minute. With 10 minutes to play, she made a save after the ball caromed off SBCC goalie Cheyenne Rodriguez.
 “I’ve been on this team two years and our goal was to beat Ventura,” said Crumpley. “In my last chance here, we did it. If we meet them in the playoffs, we know we can beat them.”
 The loss snapped an 11-game win streak for Ventura, which was ranked No. 4 in Southern Cal and No. 10 in the state. The victory moves SBCC up to the No. 1 ranking in Southern Cal.
 With two games to go, Santa Barbara is poised to claim its first WSC women’s soccer title.
 “If you’re going to win a championship, you’ve got to beat Ventura,” said coach John Sisterson. “The girls worked very hard, it was a very competitive game. It was a physical battle.”
 The Vaqueros host Moorpark on Friday at 6 p.m. in their regular-season home finale.


Friday, Oct. 28 -- SBCC at Cuesta, 3 p.m.  #9 SBCC 4, Cuesta 0  Records: 13-2, 8-1

 Domenichelli gets 4th straight hat trick
SBCC blanks Cuesta 4-0 for 4th consecutive win

 Jessica Domenichelli registered her fourth straight hat trick on Friday in SBCC’s 4-0 triumph over Cuesta in San Luis Obispo.
 The Vaqueros, ranked No. 3 in Southern Cal and No. 9 in the state, improved to 13-2 and 8-1 in the Western State Conference.
 Domenichelli gave the visitors a 1-0 halftime edge with a goal in the 39th minute on an assist from Jo Lawlor. She scored again in the 65th minute on a through ball by Ali Raack.
 Five minutes later, Katie Voss took a pass from Domenichelli and made it 3-0. Domenichelli completed the eighth hat trick of her career in the 83rd minute on a through ball from Nicole Payne.
 Domenichelli has eight goals in her last two games and 14 during SBCC’s four-game win streak. She has 24 goals on the season, one shy of the school record she set last year. She’s second in the state with 56 points.
 “Jess is a great finisher and you don’t often see four hat tricks in a row,” said coach John Sisterson. “We were a little anxious in the first half, then we settled down.”
 Cheyenne Rodriguez and Hannah Zech each played a half in goal to secure the ninth shutout of the season.

 The Vaqueros have a first-place showdown with unbeaten Ventura on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in La Playa Stadium.


Tuesday, Oct. 25 -- SBCC at Hancock, 2 p.m.  #7 SBCC 7, Hancock 1  Records: 12-2, 7-1

Domenichelli scores five in 7-1 win
 
Voss collects two goals and two assists

 Jessica Domenichelli continued her torrid scoring streak with five goals and an assist on Tuesday as SBCC rolled past Hancock 7-1 at Santa Maria.
Katie Voss tallied two goals and two assists for the No. 7-ranked Vaqueros, who won their third straight to improve to 12-2 overall and 7-1 in the WSC North.
 Domenichelli has found the net 11 times in the last three games, boosting her season total to 21 goals. She moved into second on the state scoring chart with 49 points. Last year, she set a school record with 25 goals.
 She’s scored hat tricks in her last three contests, helping Santa Barbara outscore its opponents 22-1. It was the first home loss for Hancock (8-6-1, 4-3-0), which is 6-1-1 in Santa Maria this season.
 Voss opened the scoring in the fourth minute on an assist from Domenichelli. Six minutes later, Voss set up Domenichelli’s first goal. In the 12th minute, Voss scored on an assist from Emily Myrick.
 Hancock cut the deficit to 3-1 on a penalty kick in the 16th minute.
 Domenichelli scored in the 26th and 34th minutes for a first-half hat trick and a 5-1 lead. She collected two more goals in the 57th and 74th minutes on a long through ball from Morgan Crumpley and an assist by Sarah Atmajoana.


Friday, Oct. 21 -- Oxnard at SBCC, 7:30 p.m.  #18 SBCC 5, Oxnard 0  Records: 11-2, 6-1

Another hat trick for Domenichelli
Voss has three assists in 5-0 shutout

 Jessica Domenichelli recorded another first on Friday at La Playa Stadium with her second straight hat trick in a 5-0 victory over Oxnard.
 The sophomore striker from El Dorado Hills scored three second-half goals in the 59th, 73rd and 90th minutes on assists from Jenna Rubin, Katie Voss and Debbie Arreola. She also had a hat trick in Tuesday’s 10-0 win over West L.A., giving her six goals in two games.
 She has six hat tricks in her SBCC career but this is the first time they’ve come in back-to-back games.
 The Vaqueros, ranked 10th in Southern Cal and 18th in the state, improved to 11-2 and 6-1 in the WSC North. They're 15-2-1 in their last 18 home matches. Cheyenne Rodriguez was in goal for the eighth shutout of the season.
 Ali Raack scored the first goal from 18 yards out in the 30th minute and Brittany Brennhofer struck three minutes later to make it 2-0. Voss assisted on both scores and finished with three assists. SBCC outshot the visitors 34-7, including 25-5 in the second half.
 Domenichelli beat the goalie 1-on-1 after a long through ball from Rubin, then scored on a rebound in the 73rd minute. Arreola made a high cross from the left side and Domenichelli headed it in the last minute for her 16th goal of the year.
 She’s the No. 5 scorer in the state with 38 points.
 “Jess and Katie really play off each other,” said coach John Sisterson. “They both have pace and it’s difficult for defenders to deal with them. Sara Tomas played a great game at midfield.”


Tuesday, Oct. 18 -- West L.A. at SBCC, 7 p.m.  #14 SBCC 10, West L.A. 0  Records: 10-2, 5-1 WSC North

Domenichelli gets hat trick in 10-0 rout
 
Rodriguez, Powell add two goals apiece

 Jessica Domenichelli notched her first hat trick of the season Tuesday night and SBCC scored six goals in the first 34 minutes on the way to a 10-0 rout of West L.A. at La Playa Stadium.
 Domenichelli had three goals in a 16-minute span of the first half and left the game in the 32nd minute. She leads the Vaqueros (10-2, 5-1 WSC North) with 13 goals in 11 games.
 Cheyenne Rodriguez, who normally plays goalie for the 14th-ranked Vaqueros, came on in the 32nd minute at forward and scored the first goal of her career two minutes later. She finished with two goals and an assist as did Natalie Powell.
 “I wanted to try something new,” said Rodriguez, who also found the net in the 53rd minute to make it 9-0. “It was the biggest rush to score a goal.”
 Ali Raack had three assists and Katie Voss contributed a goal and two assists for Santa Barbara, which used all 23 of its players. The Vaqueros outshot the visitors 30-0 with 17 shots on goal.
 John Sisterson recorded his 150th win as coach of the SBCC men’s and women’s teams. His record is 150-53-41 in seven years with the women and five with the men.
 “We encouraged the girls to pass the ball around and do some work,” said Sisterson, who’s 84-30-27 with the women. “We tried to build the play up and score some attractive goals.
 “We got everybody in and that was good. Cheyenne has been bugging me to play in the field, so we gave her a chance.”


Thursday, Oct. 13 -- Cuyamaca at SBCC, 7 p.m.  #13 Cuyamaca 2, #6 SBCC 1  Record: 9-2

 Late goal sinks Vaqueros, 2-1
Lawlor gets first goal in rare home loss

 Katherine Rollins scored a fast-break goal from 12 yards in stoppage time on Thursday night to help Cuyamaca hand SBCC a rare 2-1 home loss.
 Santa Barbara, ranked No. 2 in Southern Cal and No. 6 in the state and nation, fell to 9-2. It was just the second loss in the last 16 home games for the Vaqueros, who are 13-2-1 in La Playa Stadium since November, 2009.
 Cuyamaca, of El Cajon, is ranked No. 7 in Southern Cal with a 7-0-4 record. They’re one of three unbeaten teams in California.
 Jo Lawlor put the Vaqueros ahead 1-0 in the 30th minute with her first goal of the year. She lobbed a free kick from 40 yards that bounced over teammate Brittany Brennhofer’s head and past the keeper.
 Laura Kohl tied the nonconference game with a shot from 25 yards in the 60th minute. Kohl assisted on Rollins’ game-winner with a long lead pass up the right side.
 “We told the girls they were going to be in a battle at halftime,” said coach John Sisterson. “I felt we should have been up 3-0 at the break. We didn’t finish our chances.”
 Katie Voss drilled a header just wide in the 42nd minute and Jessica Domenichelli barely missed to the right after Cuyamaca went ahead. The Vaqueros outshot the visitors 15-13. Each team had nine shots on goal.
 “We didn’t compete and we didn’t deserve the win,” Sisterson added. “I don’t know why they switched off and started to do their own thing.”


Tuesday, Oct. 11 -- SBCC at Moorpark, 4 p.m.  #15 SBCC 3, Moorpark 0  Records: 9-1, 4-1

Vaqueros blank Moorpark 3-0
Domenichelli, Allard score in first half

 Jessica Domenichelli and Courtney Allard scored goals five minutes apart in the first half on Tuesday and SBCC went on to blank Moorpark 3-0 in a WSC North women’s match on the road.
 In the 20th minute, Domenichelli notched her 10th goal from close range on an assist from Katie Voss. In the 25th minute, Allard found the net from 25 yards. Ali Raack set up the last goal in the 59th minute by breaking through the defense, drawing out the keeper, and sliding the ball to Voss for an open-net score.
 Domenichelli has eight goals in her last six games.
 Cheyenne Rodriguez and Hannah Zech combined on the sixth shutout of the year by the Vaqueros (9-1, 4-1), who are ranked No. 15 in the state and No. 6 in the nation.
 “We dominated the game,” said coach John Sisterson. “Ali was outstanding in the midfield. That was one of the best games I’ve seen her play.”


Thursday, Oct. 6 -- SBCC at Ventura, 5:30 p.m.  #11 Ventura 1, #12 SBCC 0  Records: 8-1, 3-1

Ventura hands Vaqueros first loss, 1-0
   SBCC falls in first-place showdown

 Daisy Cardona slipped the ball into the right corner in the 12th minute on Thursday night and Ventura held on to beat SBCC 1-0 in a WSC North showdown for first place at the VC Sportsplex.
 Cardona emerged from a crowd to convert a corner kick for the Pirates, ranked 11th in the state with records of 8-2 and 3-0. The Vaqueros (8-1, 3-1), rated No. 5 in the nation and 12th in the state, suffered their first loss in nine games.
 “Everybody was surprised that goal went in, even their coach was surprised,” said Vaquero coach John Sisterson. “The girl didn’t even know she’d scored. We didn’t cover the near post and it ended up in the back of the net.”
 Ventura outshot the visitors 7-3 in the first half, including six shots on goal, and 15-13 for the game. SBCC won the second-half shooting battle 10-8 with five shots on goal.
 “We went against the wind in the first half and were looking forward to playing with the wind but it dropped in the second half,” Sisterson noted. “This loss was a shade disappointing but at the end of the day, the conference won’t be won or lost here.”
 The Vaqueros, averaging 3.9 goals a game, were shut out for the first time this year. They had only one shot on goal in the opening half, a header in stoppage time by Brittany Brennhofer.
 Sophomore forward Jessica Domenichelli had her four-game scoring streak snapped. She had scored twice in each of the last three games. In the 71st minute, she took a pass, turned and found open space but her shot rolled right into the arms of goalie Raelene Moreno.
 SBCC keeper Cheyenne Rodriguez turned away a flurry of Ventura chances in the last 25 minutes. A long-range shot by SBCC’s Katie Voss went over the bar in stoppage time and Domenichelli got off a header that went directly into the keeper’s hands.


Tuesday, Oct. 4 -- Cuesta at SBCC, 7 p.m.  SBCC 6, Cuesta 0  Records: 8-0, 3-0

   Domenichelli stays hot in 6-0 win
She gets two goals, two assists in eighth straight win

    Jessica Domenichelli
    
SBCC scored three goals in the first 17 minutes Tuesday night en route to a 6-0 victory over Cuesta at La Playa Stadium.
  Jessica Domenichelli and Katie Voss each collected a pair of first-half goals as the Vaqueros (8-0, 3-0 WSC) tallied all six goals in the first 40 minutes. Domenichelli also had two assists before sitting out the second half.
  It was the third straight two-goal game for Domenichelli.
  “Once we get that first goal, we just want to keep going,” said Domenichelli, who’s notched seven goals while scoring in four straight games. “We always want to score and it was nice to see everyone get in the game.”
  The Vaqueros are ranked No. 3 in Southern Cal and No. 5 in the nation.
  Morgan Crumpley scored in the seventh minute on an assist from Jo Lawlor and Voss struck three minutes later after taking a pass from Courtney Allard. Domenichelli made it 3-0 in the 19th minute on a through ball from Ali Raack. Raack had a goal and two assists.
 Domenichelli struck again in the 27th minute on a well-timed pass from Raack, The duo combined again in the 33rd minute when Domenichelli led Raack with a perfect pass and Raack beat the goalie from close range.
 Voss completed the scoring in the 40th minute by streaking down the middle, taking a pass from Domenichelli, and finding the net.
 Cheyenne Rodriguez and Hannah Zech combined for the fifth shutout of the year. The Vaqueros outshot the Cougars 20-1 in the first half.
 “We came out of the starting gate fast and got our just rewards,” said coach John Sisterson. “It was very pleasing the way we knocked the ball around. Jessica, Katie and Ali are starting to combine together and look for each other.”


Friday, Sept. 30 -- Hancock at SBCC, 2 p.m.  SBCC 3, Hancock 0  Records: 7-0, 2-0

Domenichelli scores twice in 3-0 win
Unbeaten Vaqueros net three in second half

 Jessica Domenichelli continued her hot streak and SBCC used three second-half goals to defeat Hancock 3-0 on Friday in a WSC match at La Playa Stadium.
 The Vaqueros, ranked fourth in the state and fifth in the nation, improved to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in conference. They outshot the visitors from Santa Maria 31-4, including 19-3 in the second half.
 Domenichelli found the net in the 59th and 79th minutes after a scoreless first half. Katie Voss set up the first goal with a nice lob pass that pulled out the keeper and allowed Domenichelli to head it past the goalie, who was about 12 yards from the goal line.
 Ali Raack assisted on the second goal, which came after Domenichelli split two defenders and drove it into the left side of the net. In the 82nd minute, Voss made a long run up the left side and drilled a shot off the keeper for the final goal.
 “We know we’re a second-half team and we just kept hacking away at it,” said Voss, a sophomore midfielder. “Everybody has confidence in Jess. We know she’s going to score and she knows she’s going to score.”
 Domenichelli nearly had a hat trick but her shot in the 84th minute caromed off the crossbar. She has five goals and three assists in the last three games.
 “One of the problems today was the wind,” said SBCC coach John Sisterson. “It’s difficult for teams to play with a strong wind. In the second half, we told them to get the ball down. Typically, we play better against the wind and that’s what we did in the second half.
 “Courtney Allard and Sara Tomas did a great job in the midfield.”


Tuesday, Sept. 27 -- SBCC at Oxnard, 4 p.m.  SBCC 4, Oxnard 3  Records: 6-0, 1-0 WSC

  Vaqueros rally to win WSC opener
Domenichelli has two goals; SBCC stays perfect (6-0)

 After falling behind 2-0 at halftime, the SBCC women’s soccer team rallied for four second-half goals and beat Oxnard 4-3 in its WSC opener on the road.
 Ali Raack, a former San Marcos High standout, got the game-winner in the 80th minute with a left-footed smash from 20 yards out after a cross from Courtney Allard
 Jessica Domenichelli had two goals and an assist for the Vaqueros (6-0), who are ranked No. 6 in the state and No. 5 in the nation. She scored in the 46th and 63rd minutes to tie it at 2-2 with Raack and Katie Voss getting the assists. Domenichelli (five goals, four assists) leads the team in scoring with 14 points, one more than Voss.
 The Vaqueros went ahead on a goal by Brittany Brennhofer in the 65th minute with Domenichelli assisting. Oxnard tied it at 3-3 in the 72nd minute.
 “We responded very, very well in the second half,” said coach John Sisterson. “It was a strange sort of game. It took us a while to get going but once we did, we showed a lot of spirit.”


Friday, Sept. 23 -- L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 7 p.m.  SBCC 3, Pierce 0  Record: 5-0

   Vaqueros win battle of unbeatens
Domenichelli has goal, 2 assists in fifth straight win

 Jessica Domenichelli converted a sliding shot in the 12th minute and assisted on two other first-half goals Friday night as SBCC blanked L.A. Pierce 3-0 in its home opener at La Playa Stadium.
 The Vaqueros, ranked No. 6 in the state and 13th in the nation, improved to 5-0 with their third shutout in a battle of unbeaten, nationally ranked teams. They’ve outscored their opponents 18-2.
 Pierce (5-1-1) is ranked No. 9 in California and 11th nationally.
 Domenichelli took a pass from Ali Raack and slipped the ball past the goalie in the 12th minute. Josefin Wallberg made it 2-0 with a 32-yard shot in the 25th minute.
 Raack added a third goal in the 33rd minute with a left-footed blast from 21 yards that landed in the top left corner. Domenichelli, who had a school-record 25 goals last year, assisted on the last two scores.
 “We were all 100 percent the whole game,” said Domenichelli, who hit the right post in the 61st minute. “We were playing together and playing smart.”
 The Vaqueros outshot the visitors 20-15 and had several other solid scoring chances.
 “I thought the girls were tremendous,” said coach John Sisterson. “They played some really attractive soccer against a good Pierce side that’s ranked 11th in the country.
 “We scored three good goals and could have had more. If Jess had scored in the 61st minute, that would have been the goal of the year.”


Friday, Sept. 16 -- SBCC at L.A. Harbor, 7 p.m.  SBCC 3, Harbor 0  Record: 4-0

 Vaqueros blank Harbor 3-0
Earle, Payne each have goal and assist

 SBCC scored three goals in a 17-minute span of the second half on Friday night and went on to defeat L.A. Harbor 3-0 in a nonconference match in Wilmington.
 The Vaqueros (4-0), ranked No. 2 in the state and 15th in the nation, have outscored their opponents 15-2 in four straight road games.
  Katie Earle made it 1-0 in the 64th minute and then assisted on a goal by Nicole Payne in the 75th minute. Ali Raack tallied the third goal in the 81st minute on an assist from Payne.
 
It was the first match in two weeks for Santa Barbara but the Vaqueros didn’t show any rust.
 “We could have scored a lot more but we hit the bar six times,” said coach John Sisterson. “It was scoreless at halftime but we kept things positive.”


Friday, Sept. 2 -- BK Invitational at Ventura College: SBCC vs. Orange Coast, 3 p.m.  SBCC 2, Orange Coast 1  Record: 3-0

Vaqueros rally for dramatic 2-1 win
Crumpley’s 90th-minute goal edges OCC

 Morgan Crumpley scored in the final minute Friday to lift SBCC over Orange Coast 2-1 in the BK Invitational at Ventura College.
 It was the third win in four days for the Vaqueros (3-0), who fell behind 1-0 in the 50th minute. Five minutes later, Jessica Domenichelli tied it on an assist from Ali Raack.
 SBCC got a free kick in the 90th minute and Katie Voss sent a high ball into the box from the right side. Crumpley, a sophomore defender, settled it to her feet and beat the keeper from close range.
 “Hard work and spirit got us through,” said coach John Sisterson. “This really showed our character. It was probably one of the best weeks we’ve ever had with the women’s team.”
 Voss, a sophomore midfielder, collected four goals and four assists in her first three games with the Vaqueros.


Thursday, Sept. 1 -- BK Invitational at Ventura College: SBCC vs. Cypress, 5 p.m.  SBCC 2, Cypress 1  Record: 2-0

 Vaqueros knock off Cypress 2-1
Voss’ late goal beats nation’s 12th-ranked team

 Katie Voss scored from close range in the 82nd minute on Thursday, lifting SBCC past Cypress 2-1 in the BK Invitational at Ventura College.
 Cypress went 18-1-4 last year and was ranked No. 12 in the nation in the NSCAA preseason poll. Both teams were rated in the top eight in the state in 2010.
 After a scoreless first half, Sylvia Ibarra put the Vaqueros (2-0) on the board on an assist from Voss. Cypress tied it in the 72nd minute and Voss scored the game-winner 10 minutes later on a flick pass from Jessica Domenichelli.
 It was the fourth goal of the year for Voss, who has 11 points in two games. She's a sophomore midfielder from Amador Valley High.
 “This is a great win for our program,” said coach John Sisterson. “We had to change our style of play due to a smaller, natural-grass field. And the fact that we had just played a game two days earlier in 106-degree heat.”


Tuesday, Aug. 30 -- SBCC at Sequoias, 4 p.m.  SBCC 8, Sequoias 0  Record: 1-0

 Voss gets hat trick in 8-0 win
Powell adds two goals in season opener

 Sophomore Katie Voss had a spectacular debut Tuesday with three goals and two assists as SBCC cruised to an 8-0 victory in the season opener at College of the Sequoias.
 Natalie Powell added two goals and an assist while Alison Raack and Nicole Payne each had two assists. Cheyenne Rodriguez and Hannah Zech combined on the shutout.
 The Vaqueros scored four goals in a 15-minute span of the first half. Powell started things off in the 13th minute on an assist from Voss.
 Voss, a former San Francisco State star, scored in the 15th, 22nd and 28th minutes. Raack assisted on her first goal and Powell on the second.
 Emily Myrick made it 5-0 in the 42nd minute on an assist from Payne.
 “The girls played very well in extreme heat,” said coach John Sisterson, who got his 75th win with the women after a four-hour drive to Visalia. “Jenna Rubin was outstanding at center-back and Regina Petrella played well in her college debut.”
 Brittany Brennhofer, Powell and Jessica Domenichelli added second-half goals in the 53rd, 86th and 89th minutes, respectively. Payne, Raack and Voss got the assists. 



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