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No. 7 The Master's College Men's Soccer Team Advances In NAIA Tournament

sportslocalThe Master's College Men's soccer team shut out Holy Names, 1-0, in the first round of the NAIA tournament and will move on to the round of 16 in Fresno this weekend.

Marcelo Silva scored the lone goal of the game in the eighth minute and goalkeeper Kevin Lawson made five saves for The Master's College, the No. 7 team in the NAIA.


Next up for The Master's College is Indiana Tech, 1-0, overtime winners against No. 2 Maine-Fort Kent in the first round of the NAIA soccer tournament.

In college basketball, The Master's College men's team improved to 3-0 with a 74-64 win over Academy of Art. Joey Fuca scored 30 points for The Master's College.

The Master's College women's team had a rough weekend. After opening the season 2-0, The Master's College women faced three NAIA top 10 teams in three days in the Jackson Rotary Classic in Tennessee. And The Master's College lost all three games.

The last loss came against No. 9 Lambuth, 85-81, on Saturday. Top-ranked Union of Tennessee beat The Master's College, 95-78, and No. 6 Freedman-Hardeman handed The Master's College a 98-87 loss.

In high school golf, Rusty Swisher, the boys golf coach at Valencia High School, told The Signal that he is retiring. He started the boys golf program at Valencia and has been the team's only coach since 1995.