SBVC men closing in on first conference soccer title

The San Bernardino Valley College men’s soccer team can secure its first Foothill Conference championship in the sport with a win in Tuesday’s 3 p.m. home game against defending champion and local rival Chaffey (9-3-4, 2-2-2).

The Wolverines (13-1-2, 5-0-0) have three games left and a two-game lead over Rio Hondo (7-7-5, 3-2-1) which has just two games remaining.

“Our guys are hungry,” SBVC coach Josh Brown said. “They really want this and they’re playing like it.”

SBVC has already set a school-record for wins in a season and reached double digits in the win column for just the fourth time since the program’s inception in 1990. The programs best finishes in the conference were second-place showings in 1991, 1994 and 2003.

SBVC has a nonconference game at Palomar on Friday and rounds out the regular season against Rio Hondo on Nov. 1.