Mt. SAC takes No. 1 spot in first CCCSIA poll

Mt. SAC takes No. 1 spot in first CCCSIA poll

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PASADENA, Calif. - A convincing win by Mt. San Antonio College over East Los Angeles helped the Mounties to a perfect start to their South Coast Conference North Division season last week, pushed them to a 21-1 overall record and delivered them the No. 1 spot in the inaugural state rankings by the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA)on Wednesday.

The state rankings follow up on regional rankings released on Tuesday by the California Community College Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

Mt. SAC received 11 of 14 first-place votes in the rankings with Sierra College, from the Big 8 Conference, picking up two to assume the No. 2 spot in the poll. The Wolverines beat Santa Rosa, 68-56, on Tuesday night for their fifth win in a row. East L.A., which rebounded from its 85-62 loss to Mt. SAC to beat Rio Hondo, 68-41, last Friday, is third. Palomar (18-2), winner of 10 in a row, checked into the fourth spot.

College of the Siskiyous moved to 19-1 with a dominating 94-48 victory Golden Valley Conference rival Butte College on Monday, and is fifth in the CCCSIA poll.

College of the Sequoias (18-3), Mt. San Jacinto (19-3), Diablo Valley (19-4), CC San Francisco (18-3) and L.A. Trade Tech (18-3) round out the top 10. The complete poll is below.


  CCCSIA Women's Basketball Poll (Jan. 25)  
  (first-place votes)    
1.  Mt. San Antonio (11)  South Coast - North  21-1
2.  Sierra (2)  Big 8  19-2
3.  East Los Angeles (1)  South Coast - North  18-2
4.  Palomar  Pacific Coast Athletic Association - North                  18-2
5.  Siskiyous  Golden Valley  19-1
6.  Sequoias  Central Valley  18-3
7.  Mt. San Jacinto  Pacific Coast Athletic Association - North             19-3
8.  Diablo Valley  Big 8  19-4
9.  CC San Francisco  Coast North  18-3
10.  LA Trade Tech  South Coast - North  18-3
11.  San Joaquin Delta  Big 8  18-5
12.  Ventura  WSC North  18-5
13.  Pasadena City  South Coast - North  16-5
14.  Saddleback  Orange Empire  18-5
15.  Fresno City  Central Valley  18-6
16.  Cypress  Orange Empire  16-6
17.  LA Valley  WSC East  15-6
18.  Foothill  Coast South  14-8
19.  Chabot  Coast North  17-6
20.  American River  Big 8


Others receiving votes: Riverside City, Orange Coast, Glendale, Gavilan, Santa Ana, Mission.