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Fresno City wins fourth straight conference title; FCC, Taft earn playoff bids

Fresno City wins fourth straight conference title; FCC, Taft earn playoff bids

CENTRAL VALLEY CONFERENCE
MEN'S SOCCER REPORT / NOV. 15, 2018
CONTACT: CHRIS RUIZ, SPORTS INFORMATION SERVICES, cvcsportsinfo@gmail.com 

This Week's Schedule:
Saturday, Nov. 17 – Northern California Regional Playoffs, Round 1
No. 16 Las Positas (10-7-3) at No. 1 Fresno City (13-1-7)
No. 14 Santa Rosa (10-7-1) at No. 3 Taft (16-3-2) 

Standings – http://centralvalleyconference.com/sports/msoc/2018-19/standings
With a 7-0-1 conference record, Fresno City captured its fourth consecutive Central Valley Conference championship. Taft was second at 5-2-1 followed by Clovis in third with a 4-3-1 mark.

Regional Playoffs Brackethttp://www.cccaasports.org/sports/msoc/2018-19/files/NorCalM.pdf
Fresno City earned Northern California's top seed for the playoffs and will host No. 16 Las Positas in a first-round game on Saturday, Nov. 17. Taft is also in as the region's No. 3 seed and will take on No. 14 Santa Rosa, also on Saturday. Winners of those contests advance to second-round games on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Three wins are needed to advance to the CCCAA Soccer State Championship on Nov. 30 & Dec. 2 at Ventura College.

Rankings:
State – http://cccaasports.org/sports/msoc/2018-19/Rankings
National – http://unitedsoccercoaches.org/web/Rankings/College_Rankings/JUNIOR_COLLEGE/JC_DIII_MEN/web/Rankings/Junior_College/JC_DIII_MEN.aspx?hkey=d6ddc1cc-2aab-4c4e-886e-c066ec88cbda

Fresno City is No. 2 while Taft is right behind at No. 3 in the final regular-season CCCSIA State Rankings. In the United Soccer Coaches Junior College Division III National Poll, Taft checks in at No. 3 with FCC at No. 8 in its final-regular season rankings. 

Statistics:
Team – http://centralvalleyconference.com/sports/msoc/2018-19/teams?sort=name&r=0&pos=
Individual – http://centralvalleyconference.com/sports/msoc/2018-19/leaders