The FLC women's basketball team, fresh off a 51 point win on Thursday, took perennial state powerhouse Los Angeles Trade Tech to the edge on Friday afternoon before falling to the Beavers in overtime, 75-72.
Season three of FLC women's basketball got off to a roaring start on Thursday afternoon as the Falcons steamrolled Los Medanos, 85-34, in the opening round of the Cosumnes River Invitational Tournament.
The FLC volleyball team provided the lone bright spot of the weekend for Falcon Athletics with their 5-set upset win over Delta (previously tied for first in the Big 8 and ranked #5 in California), 25-18, 5-25, 17-25, 25-23, 15-11.
As expected, the huge showdown between Big 8 rivals Folsom Lake and American River went to a fifth set on Wednesday night at Falcon Gym before the Beavers finally prevailed, 13-25, 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 15-10.
What started out looking like a possible loss for the Falcons turned into a comfortable win as the home team pulled away in the second half to win 5-1 over College of Sequoias on Friday night at Falcon Stadium.
With a trio of heavyweight Big 8 matches lurking in the immediate future, the Falcons could have easily looked past Wednesday night’s match at Sacramento City College., but instead they stayed focused and swept the Panthers in three sets, 25-22, 25-19, 25-19.
With a two-week hiatus from Big 8 Conference play, the Falcons traveled to Clovis on Tuesday afternoon for the first of four crossover matches with Central Valley Conference teams, but had a long ride home after a close 3-2 loss to Clovis.
The FLC women had never lost two consecutive conference matches in the seven-year history of the program, but that stat came to an end on Tuesday afternoon at Falcon Stadium when the upstart Cosumnes River Hawks downed the Falcons, 2-0.