Sept. 19-25, 2022
The new national rankings came out last Monday, and the polls showed the Roadrunners moving up to No. 5 and the Lady Roadrunners climbing to No. 14.
On Wednesday, the Lady ‘Runners upset No. 9 Navarro College in a 4-0 rout. Liliane Clase scored a pair of goals, and Abi Hearn and Marlene Flores added a score each. In the men’s match, the No. 5 Roadrunners – missing several key players out with injuries – fought to a 1-1 draw in double overtime with Coastal Bend Community College.
Saturday, both AC teams scored wins over Paris College, with the Roadrunners beating the Dragons 1-0 on a Juan Lopez penalty kick. The Lady Roadrunners followed with a 3-0 shutout over Paris, with Clase, Julia Tamasy and Alexa Ramirez accounting for the AC goals.
Both AC teams now embark on a long road-trip spell: The teams play a doubleheader at Northeast Texas Community College on Wednesday starting with the women at 2 p.m. On Saturday, AC’s teams are at Jacksonville College, with the Lady ‘Runners kicking off at 4 p.m.
The next home stand takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 5 against Tyler Junior College’s teams.
AC BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL:
AC Softball will host Mojo 18-U Gold on Saturday starting at noon.
Roadrunner Baseball doesn’t play again until Sept. 29. (other than those participating in the upcoming All-Star Game; see below).
A total of seven Angelina College Roadrunner baseball players have earned the honor of participating in the upcoming Texas-New Mexico Junior College Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game taking place September 23-24 at Dallas Baptist University.
Roadrunners Mason Swidersky, Peyton Fosher, Heladio Moreno, Tyler Ward, Matthew Tippie, Elian Balmaceda and Jaxon Hansen will participate in the annual showcase.
DINNER AT THE DIAMOND:
Here’s a reminder that the annual Dinner at the Diamond event will take place from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Poland Field on the AC campus. There’ll be live music, games and other forms of entertainment in what has become one of the area’s “must-see” events. For further information, contact Dana Smithhart at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dinnerathediamond.com.