Pomona falls to SF State
Ignacio Garcia and Dustin Venegas both scored goals but it wasn’t enough, as the Cal Poly Pomona men’s soccer team lost 4-2 Sunday to San Francisco State in a California Collegiate Athletic Association match at San Francisco. Garcia connected on his first goal off a rebound with 10 minutes left in the first half to tie the match at 1-1 before George Nixon gave San Francisco State a 2-1 lead when he connected on a header off a cross from Jonathan Tarabini. At the 46:10 mark of the second half, the Broncos’ tied the match again on a penalty kick by Dustin Venegas. The match remained tied until the 80:05 as Kyle Loftis scored what proved to be the game-winner. Cal Poly Pomona falls to 5-9-3 overall, 4-6-1 in CCAA play. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week MEN’S SOCCER Edgar Manzo and Eric Gomez scored in the first half, and Gilad Hoffman added another goal in the second half as the La Verne men’s soccer team defeated Caltech 3-0 Saturday in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match at La Verne. Goalkeeper Cody Black made the shutout stand up for the Leopards, who improve to 8-4-2 overall, 6-1-2 in SCIAC play. FOOTBALL Marques Leonard’s fourth-quarter touchdown was his team’s only as the Mt. San Antonio College football team lost 41-10 Saturday to Long Beach City College in both teams’ Mission Conference American Division opener at Long Beach. The Mounties first got on the board in the second quarter when Brian Giambastiani nailed a 37-yard field goal with 14:07 left to cut Long Beach’s lead to 14-3. But that was as close as Mt. SAC would get, as Long Beach led 28-3 at halftime and didn’t allow the Mounties to score again until Leonard’s touchdown until late in the game. Leonard’s run closed a 10-play, 65-yard drive with his 13-yard TD run with 2:35 left to close the scoring. Randall Brown led the Mounties on the ground with 20 carries for 72 yards. Wide receiver Travis Lee caught seven passes for 59 yards. He also had seven kickoff returns for 170 yards, including a 70-yarder. Mt. SAC falls to 2-4 overall, 0-1 in Mission Conference play. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!