Lydia Ladden gave Santa Monica (7-3 overall, 1-2 WSC) a fifth-minute lead. Pierce, the state’s No. 2-ranked team, remained perfect, improving to 15-0 overall and 4-0 in WSC play. Nicole Walberg and Elia Petrosian scored late goals Tuesday, and Pierce College’s women’s soccer team avoided an upset, pulling out a 2-1 Western State Conference victory over Santa Monica. Walberg, a freshman from El Camino Real High of Woodland Hills, scored the tying goal in the 78th minute, and Petrosian, a freshman out of Montclair Prep of Panorama City, netted the winner three minutes later. In other women’s soccer: Moorpark 4, Oxnard 1: Brooke Albert and Jayme Reed scored two goals apiece to lead the Raiders (8-1-2, 2-0-1) to a Western State Conference victory over visiting Oxnard. Albert scored in the 14th and 19th minutes, then departed with a head injury after her second goal. Reed tallied in the 74th and 79th minutes. Charlene Rodriguez scored for Oxnard in the 75th. Cuesta 3, L.A. Mission 0: Mission remained winless, falling to 0-9 overall and 0-5 in Western State Conference action, with a shutout loss to Cuesta. MEN’S SOCCER L.A. Mission 5, Santa Barbara City 1: Crosby Menjivar scored two goals, and Nelson Sandoval, Julian Lopez and Jonathon Bravo also tallied to lead Mission (4-2-6, 3-1) into first place in the Western State Conference. College of the Canyons 2, Moorpark 0: Canyons shut down visiting Moorpark for the Western State Conference triumph. WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Pierce 3, Oxnard 0: Meredith Rice had eight kills and Ashley Boss contributed 15 digs to lead the Brahmas (9-1, 3-0) to a Western State Conference victory. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!