Irvine Valley's women's badminton team won a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference title, had a doubles team finish as runner-up at the conference finals and saw Michelle Chen take second in singles at the State Championships.
Irvine Valley freshman Michelle Chen makes it to the final in singles at the CCCAA Women's Badminton Championship on Saturday at San Diego City and pushes the eventual champion before falling in two tough sets.
Irvine Valley falls behind, 5-1, after the first round and can't recover against a solid Pasadena City team, which won its 25th match in a row dating back to 2017. IVC will have individual players in the state tourney next week.
Irvine Valley has five singles players and three doubles teams qualify from the PCAC Championships Friday at San Diego mesa on to the CCCAA State Championship. The doubles team of Michelle Chen and Chien Tu places second.
Irvine Valley cruises to a 18-3 win over San Diego City at home on Friday afternoon and wraps up a conference title. IVC ends the regular season with a record of 8-1 overall. The team will compete in the PCAC tourney next Friday.
Irvine Valley wins at San Diego City, 19-2, in a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference match on Friday at San Diego City. The Lasers move within one win of clinching a conference title. IVC plays at San Diego Mesa on Wednesday.
Irvine Valley comes away with an important 12-9 victory in a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference match over Grossmont at home on Wednesday. IVC shows the depth of its ladder in the win and improves to 5-0 overall.