Ctirus College football players announce college decisions

Two football players from Citrus College have decided their next step.

Sophomore defensive lineman Willard “Trent” Williams will move on to Southeastern Louisiana while sophomore linebacker Dorrin Turner will head to Houston Baptist University.

Williams was a two-time All-Southern California Football Association Central League Honorable Mention honoree, earning the honors after standout freshman and sophomore campaigns.

In two seasons, Williams racked up 58 career tackles, 42 of which came during his sophomore season. He totaled 5.5 career tackles for a loss, with a break-up and a blocked kick.

Turner meanwhile was a second team All-Central League honoree as a freshman in 2012, sat out the 2013 season, and then returned again in 2014 without missing a beat, being named an Honorable Mention honoree.

Turner accumulated 116 total tackles in two seasons, including 64 in 2014. He notched 3.5 sacks, 19 tackles for a loss, forced a pair of fumbles, has seven career break-ups, and an interception.

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Jada Blackwell earns CCAA weekly honor

Jada Blackwell

Cal Poly Pomona senior Jada Blackwell has been named CCAA Player of Week for games Dec. 8-14.

She recorded her second double-double of the season in the Broncos (5-2, 3-0) 82-71 victory over UC San Diego, scoring 29 points with 11 rebounds.

Blackwell shot 12-for-18 from the floor, sinking three from three point range, and made both attempts from the foul line.

On the season the Etiwanda High School graduate is averaging a CCAA-high 22.3 points and 7.4 rebounds.

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Cal Poly Pomona’s Jose Ortega named All-American

Jose Ortega

After a tremendous season, full of broken records and program firsts,Jose Ortega adds his name to the ever-growing list of All-Americans from Cal Poly Pomona. His second team selection makes him just the fourth men’s soccer player to earn All-American honors.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced the teams on Friday.
Leading the defense to a 17-1-2 record on the season, Ortega provided the Broncos with the stopping power they needed to earn a program best 11 shutouts, while allowing only 10 goals against, another program record.
Ortega showed how dependable he was as he was the only Bronco to start all 20 games, and led CPP with 1851 minutes played.

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