Tigers win a close one

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By James Williams | Online Editor

The Riverside City College football team escapes with a win against the Saddleback Gauchos, 38-31, at Wheelock Stadium on Sept. 21, 2013.

The Tigers are ranked No. 2 in the country on JCgridiron’s Dirty Thirty Junior College ranking. The team was ranked No. 1 prior to the game against the Gauchos. The Tigers remain the top team within the National Division on the CCCAA football poll.

Los Angeles Harbor College will host the Tigers on Sept. 28.

The Tigers defeated LA Harbor twice during the 2012 season at home. The first meeting was during the regular season with a 31-7 win on Sept. 22. The second meeting was the Golden State Bowl Game that resulted in a 34-23 victory for the Tigers on Nov. 17.