Cuesta College

College Roundup: Cuesta baseball team wins sixth straight

The Cuesta College baseball team won its sixth straight game with a 15-5 victory over visiting Cerro Coso on Friday at Cuesta Field.

Lee Sheller was 4 for 5 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored, Alex Detz was 2 for 6 with four RBI and Josh Miller was 3 for 5 with two RBI for the Cougars (6-3), who broke the game open with an eight-run fourth inning and sealed the win by scoring five more runs in the bottom of the eighth.

Six players had multiple hits for Cuesta, and eight had at least one RBI.

Brett Haringa, who entered the game in the fourth in relief of Cougar starter Jeff Bench, gave up two runs on seven hits, striking out four in the win for Cuesta.

Cal Poly women's swim team in fourth place

The Cal Poly women’s swim team is in fourth place after three days of competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming Championship with 167.5 points. UC Santa Barbara leads with 258.

Lacey Beck finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4 minutes 54.27 seconds), Katrina Anderson placed seventh in the 200 individual medley (2:04.93) and Amy Morales placed seventh in the 50 freestyle (23.63) for the Mustangs.

The team of Gloria Benefield, Angie Haven, Rachael Clark and Andrea Voigt placed fourth in the 400 medley relay for Cal Poly.

Cuesta swimming teams sweep openers

The Cuesta College men’s and women’s swim teams both earned dominant wins in their season debuts, blowing out both College of the Canyons and Los Angeles Valley in double-dual format.

The Cougar men tallied 242 points, while L.A. Valley scored 73 and College of the Canyon scored just 60.

Patrick Neal won the 200-yard individual medley (2:00.38) and the 100 backstroke (55.51), Matt Gianecelli won the 200 freestyle (1:48.89) and the 100 free-style (47.99) and Derek Graham won the 100 butterfly (54.83) and the 500 freestyle (4:52.16) for Cuesta’s men.

The Cougar women scored 193 as a team, College of the Canyons had 100 and L.A. Valley tallied 96.

Ally Bernard won the 50 freestyle (24.56) and the 100 freestyle (54.23), and Kristen Brimage won the 1-meter (202 points) and the 3-meter (214.95) dive events for Cuesta.