As the 2017-2018 academic year comes to a close, so does all of the sports that PCC competes in. This year was a one to be proud of if you were a Lancer athlete as six teams made the playoffs, and three brought back championships.
Lancers badminton advanced to the State Championship finals, after easily defeating Irvine Valley College, 15-6, Wednesday evening.
The unstoppable force that is PCC Badminton team had no trouble sweeping a double header against East Los Angeles over spring break winning match one 21-0 and match two by a score 19-2.
The Lancers continue their almost flawless win streak and look toward the championships after winning a perfect game against Compton last Thursday at home.
Women’s badminton did not expect to beat the Huskies 21-0 in an away match this Wednesday afternoon at East Los Angeles Community College (ELAC).
After an undefeated regular season and postseason, PCC’s badminton team are now state champions, making them only the second women’s athletics team in the history of the school to earn that title.
As if two times weren’t enough, Lancers’ badminton proved themselves triumphant as they beat ELAC in their third conference game against each other with a 20-1 victory.
Third-year badminton head coach Jennifer Ho came into Friday’s home game anxious to face off against last year’s SCC doubles champions, ELAC, but the Lancers rang them into the new year with a 20-1 win.
In the afterglow of a 18-game winning streak, No. 1 badminton singles player Rebecca Tzou may be breaking the hearts of her opponents but she is winning the hearts of her teammates both on and off the court.
The Lancers badminton team remains unbeaten following a blowout 21-0 win at El Camino College-Compton Center on Friday.