COS sports notes: Giants softball is tied for first place in Central Valley Conference

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College of the Sequoias’ softball team, in a virtual tie for first place in the Central Valley Conference, continues league action this week.

The Giants, 10-3 in CVC play and 25-8 overall, are a half-game behind Fresno (11-3). COS has five games remaining and the Rams four.

Sequoias had a 10-game winning streak snapped last week against Reedley but beat the Tigers in the back end of the doubleheader.

If COS can win its last five games, it would match the 2012 team, which won 30 games (30-11).

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The tennis teams are idle until April 25 when several members will compete in the state tournament at Ojai.

Last week, the COS women fell to Modesto 5-1 in the Northern California team playoffs and finished 9-5 for the season.

The Sequoias men fell to Foothill 7-2 in the NorCal playoffs, and finished with a season record of 7-6.


The Giants baseball team enters the final round of conference play this week with three games scheduled. COS is 15-17 overall and 8-9 in conference play.

Sequoias will host Reedley at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

A scheduled non-conference game at Bakersfield last week was postponed to April 27.

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Track and field

The track teams have a week off before the conference meet, which COS will host on April 27 at Central Valley Christian High School.

Last weekend, the Giants competed in the Mt. San Antonio Relays meet. Top performers were Malik Bolton, fifth in the 400 meters; Landon Hulsey, sixth in the javelin; and Mekhi Sanchez, fifth in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump. The Giants’ 4x100 relay team also took fifth.


The COS swim teams will look to defend their 2023 conference championships this week at the CVC meet, which begins Thursday at Merced College.

Top entries for the men’s team include diver Easton Freeman, Dylan Hunt (freestyle), Daniel Haley (distance freestyle) and Blake Sifton (butterfly). The women’s team will be led by Bella Klattiwer (butterfly) and Alexandria Bower (freestyle, breaststroke).

This article originally appeared on Visalia Times-Delta: COS sports notes: Giants softball tied for first place in CVC