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James Hochsprung, Austin Trcka, Ryan Mendoza, Ben Livesay,
Michael Lascari & Alex Valadez
​May 16, 2016

Hawks finish 5th at the State Championship Tournament​

Rancho Mirage, CA.  The SCC Men's Golf team shot 773 in the 36 hole, one day event finishing 5th in the state.    Austin Trcka led the team in both rounds, shooting 2 over par 74 in the am and a 75 in the afternoon.  Trcka's 149 ranked him 7th overall out of the 60 participants.  
Michael Lascari finished 9th overall with a 150, shooting 78 in the am round and came in even par in the afternoon.  

Ben Livesay matched 78 in both rounds, James Hochsprung 83-76, Ryan Mendoza 82-79 and Alex Valadez 81-85 rounded out the Hawks scores for the event.  

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Finished 7th in the CCCAA State Championship Tournament
Shot 74-75 (149) 

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Finished 9th in the CCCAA State Championship Tournament
Shot 78-72 (150)
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May 15, 2016

State Championship Tournament​

Orange, CA.  The 2016 Men's Golf team is the second team in Santiago Canyon College Golf program history to advance to the CCCAA State Championship Tournament.  Hall of Fame Coach Tom Shine guided the first SCC Men's team appearance in 2011 to the State Tournament at Kings Country Club in Hanford, CA, they finished 4th out of 8 teams in the state.  SCC Men's Golf was established in 1999, in the past 17 seasons, 13 Hawks have qualified for the State Championship event, with one State Champion-Connor Covington in 2010.  The 2016 team joins the top 8 teams, 4 from the North and 4 from the South, Monday May 16th for a one day 36-hole stroke play event at Desert Island Golf and Country Club. 


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Ben Livesay, Michael Lascari, Ryan Mendoza, Coach Esko, Austin Trcka, James Hochsprung, Alex Valadez​
May 9, 2016

Hawks finish second in Southern California Regionals​

Murrieta, Ca. -​The SCC Men's Golf team finished second out of the 9 team Southern California Regional Tournament at Bear Creek Golf and Country Club.  The Hawks posted a 36-hole team score 760.   Sophomore Austin Trcka shot even par 72 in the am round, while freshman James Hochsprung shot 2 over 74 and Michael Lascari 75.  Ryan Mendoza 77, Ben Livesay 78 and Alex Valadez 83 rounded out the scoring for the morning round. The morning team score 376 put the Hawks in fourth place entering the afternoon round.  Michael Lascari came in with an even par 72 and Austin Trcka shot another solid round 1 over 73.  Ryan Mendoza 76, Ben Livesay 78 and James Hochsprung 85 helped the team slide into a second place finish behind College of the Canyons.   Medalist Austin Trcka (72-73) finished 3rd individually​ with a tournament total of 145 and Michael Lascari (75-72) finished 6th with 147. 
The Hawks have qualified for the State Championship Tournament which is held Monday May 16 at Derest Island Golf and Country Club.  

April 25, 2016

Hawks finish second in the Orange Empire Conference

Chino Hills, Ca. – The SCC Men's Golf team took 1st in the morning round in the conference finals and 3rd in the afternoon ultimately to finish 2nd in the Orange Empire Conference.  In the morning round on the South course the Hawks shot a team 377, led by Austin Trcka and Michael Lascari who shot 1 under par 73 and Alex Valadez 76, James Hochsprung 77 and Ryan Mendoza 78  rounded out the morning scores.  The afternoon round on the North course was tough on the Hawks as they shot a team 413.  Alex Valadez led the way with an 80. Rounding out the scores  Austin Trcka, Ryan Mendoza and Michael Lascari 82 and James Hochsprung 87. All Conference Awards went to sophomore Austin Trcka who finished 2nd as an individual, freshman Michael Lascari fini​shed 3rd and Ryan Mendoza 8th.    The Hawks will be advancing as a team to the Southern California Regionals Monday May 8th at Bear Creek, Murrieta.  ​

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Ben Livesay, Alex Valadez, Michael Lascari, James Hochsprung, Austin Trcka, Ryan Mendoza

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Gavin Stella, Ryan Mendoza, Ben Livesay, James Hochsprung, Austin Trcka & Michael Lascari

April 13, 2016

Hawks sweep conference match

Irvine, Ca.-SCC Men's Golf shot 373 as a team Wednesday at Oak Creek Golf Club and picked up five conference wins.  Today's win puts Santiago Canyon College 2nd in the Orange Empire Conference standings with a 27-18 record.  The Hawks were led by freshman Michael Lascari who shot an impressive par 71, Austin Trcka 72 and James Hochsprung 73.  Rounding out the score were Ben Livesay 78, Ryan Mendoza 79 and Gavin Stella 80. 


April 4, 2016

Hawks take 5th in OEC Match

Riverside, CA.   SCC Men's Golf shot 386 as a team Monday at Victoria Country Club.  James Hochsprung (75) and Ryan Mendoza (76) led the way for the Hawks.  Rounding out the scores were Michael Lascari 77, Alex Valdez 78 and Austin Trcka 80.  ​

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Michael Lascari

​March 30, 2016

Hawks take 3rd in Conference match

Costa Mesa, Ca.-SCC Men's Golf shot 375 as a team Wednesday at Costa Mesa Country Club.   Leading the way for the Hawks was sophomores Austin Trcka 71 and Ryan Mendoza 72.  Ben Livesay 75, James Hochsprung 78, Michael Lascari 79 and Jake Panno 84 rounded out the scoring. Today's match puts SCC (21-14) in a three way tie with Cypress and Saddleback for 2nd place in the Orange Empire Conference.​


March 21, 2016

Hawks take 3rd in Conference Match

Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca.-The SCC Men's Golf team shot 402 on Monday at Tijeras Creek Golf Club to go 3-2 in the conference m​​atch.  The Hawks are 2nd in the Orange Empire Conference with a 18-12 overall record. ​The team was led by sophomore Ryan Mendoza 78.  Michael Lascari 80, Austin Trcka 81, Ben Livesay 81 and James Hochsprung 82 rounded out the scoring for the Hawks​.

Ryan Mendoza, Andrew Castaneda, Michael Lascari, Austin Trcka, Ben Livesay & James Hochsprung

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Ben Livesay, Jake Panno, Ryan Mendoza, Austin Trcka, 
Michael Lascari & James Hochsprung

March 14th, 2016

Hawks Finish 6th in State Championship Preview

Rancho Mirage, CA.  The SCC Men's Golf team played in the State Championship Preview Tournament, hosted by College of the Desert.  The Tournament was held at Desert Island Country Club and the Hawks posted a team score: 382.  The team finished 6th out of the 18 team tournament.   Leading the way was freshman co-medalist Michael Lascari who posted a solid 1 under par 71.   Sophomores Austin Trcka and Ryan Mendoza turned in good rounds at 77.  Rounding out the scoring were freshman Jake Panno 78 and Ben Livesay 79.  ​

​​​​ March 9, 2016

Hawks Finish 3rd in OEC Match

Chino, CA.  The SCC Men’s team finished 3rd in their match at El Prado Golf Course today.   The Hawks shot a team score 379.  Leading the way was co-medalist Austin Trcka who shot 1 over par 73 and freshman Michael Lascari 74.  Rounding out the scoring was Ben Livesay 76, Ryan Mendoza 78, James Hochsprung 78 and Alex Valedez 87. The team is currently in 2nd place in the Orange Empire Conference with a 15-10 record. 

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Alex Valadez, Gavin Stella, Ryan Mendoza, Austin Trcka, Andrew Castaneda, Jake Panno, Ben Livesay, Michael Lascari, James Hochsprung & Corey Perez

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Alex Valadez, Ben Livesay, Ryan Mendoza, Austin Trcka, James Hochsprung & Michael Livesay

​March 2, 2016

Hawks Sweep Conference Match

Cypress, Ca- The SCC Men’s Golf team shot a 367 on Wednesday at Navy Golf Course to go 5-0 in the conference match.  The Hawks shot 7 over par to tie for second place in conference with a 12-8 record.   Leading the way was co-medalist Austin Trcka, who shot an impressive 3 under par 69.  Michael Lascari shot 2 under par 70.   Ryan Mendoza 72, James Hochsprung 78, Ben Livesay 78 and Alex Valadez 79 rounded out the scoring.

​ February 29, 2016

Hawks Finish 2nd in Riverside Invitational

Riverside, CA – The Hawks placed 2nd in the (12 Team) Riverside Invitational on Monday. The team shot 376 at Victoria Country Club golf course.  Leading the way for the Hawks was sophomore, medalist Ryan Mendoza,  shot  2 under par 70, T1 out of 72 participants.  Michael Lascari shot an even par 72, while Ben Livesay 76, James Hochsprung  78, Alex Valadez 80 and Austin Trcka 85 rounded out the scoring.​

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Ryan Mendoza, Ben Livesay, James Hochsprung, 
Austin Trcka, Michael Lascari & Alex Valadez

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Austin Trcka & Ryan Mendoza

February 17, 2016

Eagle Classic

San Jacinto, Ca. The Hawks shot a team score 395 to finish 8th out of the 14 team Eagle Classic Tournament at Soboba Springs Golf Club today.  This event also served as an Orange Empire Conference match.   Freshman Michael Lascari shot one over 73 and sophomore Austin Trcka shot 76.  Ryan Mendoza, 80, Ben Livesay 81 and James Hochsprung 85 rounded out the Hawks score.  SCC (7-8) is currently tied with Riverside Community College for 4th place in the OEC.  

​February 1-3, 2016

Tee Off Classic


Chino Hills, CA.  The Santiago Canyon College Men's Golf team finished 9th at the season opener Tee Off Classic two day tournament at Los Serranos Golf and Country Club.  This tournament also served as two Orange Empire Conference matches.  The Hawks shot 431 as a team on Monday playing the South course and finished fifth in the OEC match.  On Wednesday the team shot 380 on the North course and placed 2nd in the OEC match.  The Hawks were led by newcomer James Hochsprung , who shot one under par 71 and sophomore Austin Trcka 75. Rounding out the team score was Ryan Mendoza, Ben Livesay and Michael Lascari all shot a 78.

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Alex Valadez, Austin Trcka, Ben Livesay, James Hochsprung,Ryan Mendoza & Michael Lascari


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