22 points from Ryan (Petaluma High) Perez powered Santa Rosa Junior College to a 72-67 victory over Sacramento City College. Teammate Damian (Cardinal Newman) Wallace added 10 assists and six rebounds, also team highs. Greg (Cosumnes Oaks High) Milton III paced the Panthers with 32 points. SRJC box
Allan Hancock College 75, Merritt College 62 full box
Sam (Vacaville High) Gabbard totaled 22 points plus 13 rebounds in the UC Santa Cruz 71-56 fall to Occidental.
Eddie (Archbishop Riordan/CCSF) Stansberry scored 26 points in powering Hawaii to a 71-63 victory over Alabama A&M. He shot 6-12 from long distance.
In San Diego’s 61-58 victory over Grand Canyon, Isaiah (Placer High) Pineiro posted a 17 point, 12 rebound double-double.
Sacramento State fell 70-65 to Northern Colorado despite Joshua (Sierra High) Patton providing 15 points, nine boards and three blocked shots.
Pomona-Pitzer won the battle of the hyphens 90-78 against Hardin-Simmons.
Cabrillo College 60, Foothill College 49 – Trey (Harbor High) Whitley and Lenorris Mincey each scored 15 points and the latter secured 11 rebounds. Cabrillo box
Gavilan College 75, Columbia College 55 – Deion (McClymonds High) Ellis led the victors with 17 points, Xander (Christopher High) Bowers tallied 16 and Daylon (Edison High) Potts provided 13 points, 13 boards, four assists, three steals and two blocked shots. Gavilan box
Santa Rosa Junior College 75, Foothill College 66 – Sophomores Skylar (Drake High) Chavez and Ryan (Petaluma High) Perez provided 37 points and 16 points respectively for the Bear Cubs.
UC Santa Cruz fell to Whittier College 88-74 despite Sam (Vacaville High) Gabbard posting a 26 point, 16 board double-double for the Slugs.
Derrick Jones: “Shout out to my (Merritt College) PG Sherab Nyima for a 4.0gpa this semester. Also shooting 50% from 3, 48% from the field with almost a 2:1 ATO….just a freshmen! 4year coaches may want to take note. But what do I know lol”
Fortuna High is now 13-0, defeating Amador Valley 65-53 last Thursday.
But then came a first loss to Menlo-Atherton.
Ethan Kassel: “Huge win for (University) RunninRedDevils today over Lincoln, 72-59. 27 points for Charley Moore and Max Fried puts up a huge game. 20 points, 18 rebounds, six assists, five steals, four blocks. Jordan Aquino with 19 for the Mustangs and Gage Cross adds 15. Devils outscored Lincoln 21-10 3Q.”
St. Mary’s Hoops: “Point Guard Jordan Ford is currently the only player in the WCCsports West Coast Conference shooting better than 50% from the field, 40% from the three , and 80% from the charity stripe.”