Citizen Staff and Wire Reports
UA women’s soccer loses; v-ball wins
UA men’s and women’s cross country teams took the team titles at the California Irvine Invitational.
Citizen staff and wire reports
COLUMBIA Mo. – The University of Arizona women’s soccer team dropped to 1-3 with a 3-1 loss to Missouri at the Nike Tiger Invitational yesterday.
Vanesha Bailey scored UA’s goal in the 62nd minute off a cross from Salpointe Catholic High School grad Mallory Miller.
UA women’s volleyball
UA (4-3) closed out the Four Points University Plaza Wildcat Classic on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Rhode Island. Game scores were 30-17, 30-26, 30-24.
UA sophomore Kim Glass led all players with 11 kills and also finished with seven digs and two block assists.
UA cross country
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – UA’s men’s and women’s cross country teams swept the team titles at the California Irvine/J.L. Design Enterprises Invitational at Central Park on Saturday.
The UA men won with 47 points, while the women won with 45 points.
The UA men were led by senior Kyle Goklish’s second-place finish. Goklish covered the 8,000-meter course in 25 minutes, 7.3 seconds.
Senior Matt McInvale was seventh in 25:24.3, senior Eric Bohn ninth in 25:34.3, Rio Rico grad Eric Chavez, a freshman, was 13th in 26:03.9, and freshman Kenny Frank was 16th in 26:07.1.
Junior Beth Hoge led the way for the UA women with a third-place finish over the 5,000-meter course in 18:54.9.
Sophomore Adrienne Goeller was fifth in 19:03.5, senior Nicole Gurnicz ninth in 19:26.6, sophomore Michi Hirakawa-Wong 12th in 19:33.0 and Amber Steen was 16th in 19:39.2.
Pima Community College soccer swept South Mountain Community College in action Saturday.
The PCC women (2-1-1) won 6-0, getting two goals apiece from Krystal Ahumada and April Hoffman. Megan O’Brien and Shannon Barksdale scored PCC’s other goals.
The PCC men (2-1) won 4-1. Tom Nuanes, Brian Talvy, Adrian Parris and Hector Licon scored PCC’s goals.
Tucson Raceway Park
John Callans won for the first time this year in the Hornets division in the 30-lap main event Saturday at Tucson Raceway Park.
Rod Nielson was second, followed by Rick Hill, Pete Petersen and Dave Reynolds.
Grant Wilson posted his second win of the season in the Tuff Trux series and earned enough points to win the championship in the first season of the series contested at TRP. Chris Hare was second, with John Callans, Matt McLain and Ruben Federico rounding out the top five.
The best time in the Monster Truck competition went to Brian Townsend in his “Boogey Van” in 12.36 seconds.
Karl Griggs won the 8-cylinder Demolition Derby, and Jerry Baginski won the 4-cylinder Demolition Derby.