Sports Summary

Special to El Vaquero


Ray Vasquez and Lilly Hernandez earned All-American honors Saturday at the State track and field championships at Bakersfield College. The top six in each event earned All-American honors.

Vasquez, a sophomore, is a two-time All-American after finishing fifth in the 1500 meters in 4:01.43 and fifth in the 5000 meters in 15:39.16. Hernandez, a freshman, earned All-American honors with a fourth place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 12:04.31. Anna Rodriguez finished in 23rd place overall out of 37 scoring teams with eight points and the women’s team finished 33rd out of 40 overall with five points.


In singles, Tadevosian and former Hoover high teammate Sergy Vagramian were named to the all-WSC first team and Lew DeLeon, Derik DerMegerdichian and Craig Strazzeri were named to the second team. In doubles, the team of Vagramian and DeLeon were named all-WSC first team and the teams of Tadevosian and Norik Otuzbiryan and DerMegerdichian and Strazzeri were named to the second team.

Glendale finished the season 10-8 and was ranked No. 4 in the Southern California Regional playoffs. They advanced to the semifinals and were beaten by the state champions, the College of the Desert.