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.
Following the close of another standout season, Rio Hondo College sophomore Amanda Lee was named third-team All-State by the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (CCCWBCA).
For three quarters, the Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team appeared to be on its way to advancing in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. But the No. 8-seeded Roadrunners couldn’t hang on to a fourth-quarter lead and suffered a 73-66 loss to visiting No. 9 Cypress College in a second-round game on Friday night in Whittier.
Four members of the 2019-20 Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team were recently named to the All-South Coast Conference postseason team. Heading the list are first-team honorees Amanda Lee and Sally Smith while Amy Navarro and Candace were second-team picks.
The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team has been awarded the No. 8 seed for the upcoming 2020 Southern California Regional Playoffs and will host No. 9 Cypress College in a second-round game on Friday (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m.
Sophomore Candace Black scored a career-high 26 points to help lead the Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team to a 75-65 South Coast Conference North Division win over visiting East Los Angeles College on Friday in both teams’ regular-season finale.
Sophomore Amanda Lee scored a game-high 24 points while freshman Sally Smith added 13 points to help lead Rio Hondo College to a 72-61 upset win over No. 8 state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College on Friday night in Walnut.
Sophomore Amy Navarro posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds while freshman Sally Smith also went for 15 points to help lead Rio Hondo College to a 78-63 South Coast Conference North Division win at No. 19 state-ranked East Los Angeles College on Wednesday.
A furious fourth-quarter rally came up just short for the Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team as the Roadrunners fell 47-43 to visiting Mt. San Antonio College on Wednesday in both teams’ South Coast Conference North Division opener.
The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team recently finished preseason play with a record of 15-5. It marked the program’s best start since the 2008-2009 season when it finished preseason play at 16-2.
Rio Hondo College freshman Jennyfer Morales came off the bench to score a team-high 17 points and help spark a second-half comeback for the Roadrunners as they defeated visiting Los Angeles Southwest College 80-60 in a South Coast Conference interdivision game on Wednesday.
Rio Hondo College sophomore Amanda Lee scored a team-high points while fellow sophomore Amy Navarro totaled 17 points in a close 58-51 non-conference loss to visiting Allan Hancock College on Wednesday.
It was a successful weekend in Irvine for the Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team. The Roadrunners were dominant in a pair of victories, beating Barstow Community College 82-30 on Friday before cruising to a 76-30 victory over South Coast Conference foe Cerritos College on Saturday.
The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team won two out of three games, including a 66-59 victory over Bakersfield College on Saturday in the third-place game of the Riverside City College “Earning Our Stripes” Tournament.
The Rio Hondo College women’s basketball team got off to another great start as the Roadrunners opened the season this weekend with a pair of wins and reached the finals of the Mt. SAC Tip-Off Classic for the second straight year.