Saturday’s matchups:

San Diego City College – Fresno City College, 5:00 p.m.

Cerritos College – City College San Francisco, 7:00 p.m.

After going 3-1 in quarterfinal predictions, here goes: Fresno will win by a five point margin and San Francisco nabs the victory by 15-20 points.


San Diego City College 72, Santa Rosa Junior College 64 full box

“Defending champs move into CCCAA Men’s Basketball Semis, 72-64”

“SRJC men’s basketball team loses state tournament opener”—Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Notable numbers: San Diego won the rebounding battle 44-26, Santa Rosa committed just 12 turnovers to 17 for the defending champions. The shooting accuracy for the Bear Cubs: 44.6% (215-56) overall, 32.0% (8-25) on three-pointers and 50.0% (6-12) at the foul line. For the Southlanders: 45.0% (27-60), 26.1% (6-23) 80.0% (12-15).


Cerritos College 83, Yuba College 77 full box

This one came down to the last seconds. “Cerritos holds of Yuba, 83-77, to gain semifinal berth in CCCAA Men’s Basketball Championships”

“Yuba College’s comeback falls short loss to Cerritos in Elite 8”—Appeal-Democrat

Notable numbers: Elishja (Sheldon High) Duplechan paced Yuba with 26 points and Jeryn (West Campus High) Lucas posted a 17 point, nine rebound line.


Fresno City College 96, Orange Coast College 80 full box

“Fresno City punches ticket to state championship semifinals by beating Orange Coast, 96-80”

Notable numbers: George (Beyer High) Dancer and Tyus (Oak Ridge High) Milhollin led with 16 points apiece and Drew (Sheldon High) Cobb tallied 15. The Rams shot 31-66 overall, 6-20 on threes and 28-36 from the foul line. They gained 10 points over OCC just at the foul line. Coach Ed Madec’s crew also owned the boards at 48-32.


City College San Francisco 86, Allan Hancock College 63 full box

“City College of San Francisco marches into state semis by beating Allan Hancock, 86-63”

Notable numbers: Terrell (Moreau Catholic) Brown led with 22 points, Eddie (Archbishop Riordan) Stansberry scored 17 and each grabbed nine rebounds.

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