Delta College fall sports roundup

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                                             Women’s Volleyball

While the team  didn’t reach the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship game for the second year it was still a solid season that saw the Mustangs  make the playoffs and finish the season with a 25-5 record.

Amilya Thompson led the way for postseason honors as she was named an American Coaches Association All-American and the Big 8 MVP for the second year in a row. During her final season with the Mustangs she had a team-best 302 kills.

Sophomores Ashley Apel and Kelly Markham also received first-team all-Big 8 honors and, along with Thompson, the three were honored as Torch of Excellence honorees which recognized their work not only on the court and in the classroom. .

                                                   Water Polo

Former Delta College athlete and now Head Coach Nathan Varosh continues his work as the women’s water polo team made the state championships for the fourth year. The team finished in third place with a record of 22-11.

Sophomore Maddie Wittkowske led the offense with 69 goals while Leti Mosqueda added 50 goals. Goalie Tahlia Pou stopped 181 shots during the regular season.

Caden Nord scored a team-high 73 goals for the men’s team as it finished 16-22 after a first round exit in the NorCal Regional Championships.

                                                   Men’s Soccer

Losing just once in conference-play the Mustangs finished 14-3-4 and made the postseason. Lucas Travis scored 13 goals and Ivan Rosales added 11 goals for an offense that averaged more than two goals a game. Dylan Bosnich in goal allowed just an average of 0.56 goals per game with nine shutouts.

                                                      Wrestling

Four wrestlers qualified for the state tournament led by Greg Viloria who won the 125 pound weight class at the California Community College Athletic Association Northern California championships. Viloria is a perfect 25-0 this season and was recently named by the California Community College Sports Information Association as an Athlete of the Month.

                                                Cross Country

Freshman Mario Munoz earned a spot to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship after a fifth place finish the men’s team finished 11th in NorCal. The women’s team finished in 12th place as a team in NorCal.

                                                 Women’s Golf

Legacy Barnes qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association Women’s Golf State Championship and after a tough first round she finished strong shooting an 85 to finish in 48th place.

                                                        Football

It was a tough season as the Mustangs failed to win a game finishing 0-10 on the year. Sophomore wide receiver De’von King caught 17 passes for 275 yards and scored a team-best six touchdowns.