Gavilan College 97, College of Alameda 56 full box
UC San Diego 72, Cal State Monterey Bay 61 full box Chris (Campolindo High) Hansen’s 23 points and eight boards in 26 minutes led the victorious Southlanders. For the Otters, Joseph (Red Bluff High/Simpson University) Bosetti countered with 22 and seven in 29 minutes.
Monterey Peninsula College 70, Cypress College 57 MPC box Talili (Kimball High) Leaea provided 16 points, 10 boards and six blocked shots for the Lobos.
USF 76, Stephen F. Austin 58 as Jordan (De La Salle) Ratinho led the Dons with 19 points and Frankie (Burlingame High) Ferrari totaled nine assists in a matchup played in Belfast.
Las Positas College 98, College of the Siskiyous 65 full box Freshman Michael (West High) Hayes produced 29 points on 10-13, 1-1, 8-8 shooting for LPC.
Gavilan College 64, Irvine Valley College 54 Gavilan box
Monterey Peninsula College 72, Solano College 48 MPC box
Yuba College 86, DeAnza College 73 DeAnza box
In Belfast, Buffalo edged USF 85-81 as Frankie (Burlingame High) Ferrari produced team highs of 19 points, six boards and four steals.
Isaiah (Placer High) Pineiro just missed a double-double with 17 points and nine boards as San Diego defeated Long Beach State 74-70. For the Beach, Temidayo (St. Joseph Notre Dame) Yussef scored 28 points in 26 minutes on 10-13 overall shooting and 8-10 at the foul line.
Sacramento State had no trouble with Cal State Northridge in winning 88-68.
Jesse (Drake High) Hunt provided 26 points plus 10 boards but Eastern Washington still fell 88-68 to Seattle.
Powered by Andrew (Hamilton High/Butte College) Whitsett’s 21 point, 10 rebound double-double, Cal State Dominguez Hills edged Cal State Monterey Bay 86-84. Jahvon (Clovis North High) Johnson scored 23 points for the Otters.
Propelled by 25 points from Micah (Lick-Wilmerding) Elan and Daniel (Los Altos High) Rosenbaum’s 24, Pomona-Pitzer topped Alma 88-76. Elan added eight rebounds, five assists and zero turnovers while Rosenbaum contributed 10 rebounds.
Coach Andrew Jones: “Sac City beat Las Positas 90-86 to win the James Clark Classic at CRC. Kyle Williams (21 pts, 12/12 FT) was the tourney MVP. Greg Milton III played all 40 minutes and scored 23. Tabarri Pope was all tourney and had 16 pts & 13 reb. Mason Johnson added 13 pts & 8 reb.”
Trey (Harbor High/West Valley College) Whitley’s team-bests 18 points and five assists buttressed by Avery Edwards’ 17 points and 11 boards powered Cabrillo College to a 60-53 defeat of Cuesta College.
Chabot College handled College of Marin 77-64 behind 20 points and 16 boards from freshman Jabari (Sacramento High) Sweet.
Gavilan College MBB: “ATTN 4-Year Programs Looking for a pure, pass first PG? At 6’0”, true FR Patrick Fisher (Bloomington, IL) is leading the way for 3rd ranked GavilanMBB. P is averaging 8.1 APG (#1 CA) and 0.7 TO/G. 54:5 A:TO ratio!”
Salazar will be at Pacific next season.
Juco Recruiting: “James Reese (6’4, SG, 2019) of Odessa has been offered by Pacific”
He also holds offers from Buffalo, USC Upstate, Jacksonville State, Mercer, Robert Morris and Louisiana-Monroe.
Verbal Commits: “2020 Sheldon (CA) G Marcus Bagley has received an offer from Portland.”
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