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.
Rio Hondo College sophomore Madeline Peralta is not only a leader on the softball field for the Roadrunners, but also excels in the classroom. On Monday, Peralta was honored by the California Community College Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association (3CFCA) by being named to the Academic All-State Team.
El Camino College scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning and two more in the second to provide all the offense the Warriors would need to defeat visiting Rio Hondo College 6-3 on Tuesday in Torrance.
Sophomore Madeline Peralta and freshman Yaritza Lechuga combined for a no hitter while sophomore Kelly Monroy and freshman Ashley Bravo drove in two runs each to help lead Rio Hondo College to a 10-0 South Coast Conference at Compton College on Tuesday.
Sophomore Madeline Peralta tossed a two-hit shutout while sophomore Kelly Monroe smashed a three-run home run to lead the Rio Hondo College softball team to an impressive 6-0 win over visiting Cerritos College on Thursday in both teams’ South Coast Conference opener.
Rio Hondo College sent 18 batters to the plate in an epic top of the first inning that saw the Roadrunners score 15 runs. Rio Hondo went on to cruise to a 21-3 victory in a mercy-rule shortened game that lasted just five innings at Santa Monica College on Tuesday to snap a two-game losing streak.
Rio Hondo College’s bats were definitely ready for the season to begin. On Friday, the Roadrunners banged out 14 hits on its way to an impressive 16-3, five-inning mercy-rule win over visiting San Bernardino Valley College in both teams’ season-opener.