Women’s soccer standout Serina Vargas and state champion wrestler Kahlil Tucker have been named Rio Hondo College Female and Male Athletes of the Year after impressive seasons for the Roadrunners this past fall season. The sophomore duo leads a list of nine outstanding Rio Hondo student-athletes for the 2019-20 season.
A pair of Rio Hondo College Roadrunners were recognized for an outstanding 2019 men’s soccer season. Sophomore forward Federico Hurtado was named first-team All-South Coast Conference while freshman defender Eric Hart was a second-team All-SCC pick by conference coaches.
A difficult 2019 season for the Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team came to a end on Friday after the No. 8-seeded Roadrunners suffered a 2-1 loss to No. 7 Pasadena City College in the fifth-place game of the South Coast Conference Championship tournament in Torrance.
Sophomores Federico Hurtado and Havier Zaragoza both scored twice to help lead the Rio Hondo College men’s soccer team to a 5-2 win over visiting Compton College in a South Coast Conference game on Tuesday.
Rio Hondo College sophomore Fernando Guerrero scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 65th minute to help lead the Roadrunners to a 2-1 non-conference win at Santiago Canyon College in Orange on Wednesday.