College Scores & Highlights
Thursday, January 30
Cal Poly edged Cal State Fullerton 101-100 in overtime with Junior (Modesto Christian) Ballard shooting 9-12, 3-5, and 11-14 to finish with 35 points.
St. Mary’s had little trouble in topping Portland 86-64 as Jordan (Folsom High) Ford finished with 22 points.
AJ (San Leandro High/Sheridan College) Bramah’s 14 points and 16 rebounds powered Robert Morris to a 64-54 victory over Bryant University.
Cal Poly Pomona bested San Francisco State 65-54 behind BJ (St. Patrick-St. Vincent/St. Martin’s) Standley’s 20 points and 18 via Phoenix (Vanden High) Shackelford. Linton (Cabrillo College) Acliese led The City-ites with 14 points and 10 boards.
Cal State East Bay edged visiting Chico State 65-63 as the latter went a jawdropping 14-35 at the foul line. Chico’s Justin (River City High) Briggs finished with 18 points plus 12 rebounds and teammate Calvin (San Marin High) Geraci tallied 17 points.
Wednesday, January 29
Pomona-Pitzer scored 109 points with Micah (Lick-Wilmerding) Elan bringing 41 of them to the scoreboard in the Sagehens defeat of La Verne. He shot 15-23, 4-8 and 7-7 respectively. Freshman Brendan (Gunn High) Mora scored 20 alongside eight rebounds and James (Leland High) Kelbert provided an all-around 12 points, seven boards, four assists and four steals.
Backcourters Damion (St. Ignatius) Trammel and Dale (Sheldon High) Currie tallied 19 points apiece as City College of San Francisco bested visiting Las Positas College 110-74. A 62-37 second half did the trick for the Rams.
5-foot-10 sophomore Kameron Malbrough filled the stats sheet with 26 points, eight assists, five boards and four steals in the College of Alameda 91-75 win over host Mendocino College.
Tiveon (Selma High) Stroud provided 21 points and nine rebounds and teammate Elihu (St. Joseph High-Santa Maria) Cobb went big with 18 points, 13 boards and five assists as College of the Sequoias bopped West Hills Lemoore 109-50.
McKay (Beyer High) Bundy enjoyed a 19 point, 11 rebound double-double in Fresno City College’s 100-55 rout of Merced College.
Dominic (Evergreen Valley High) Simpkins posted a line of 22 points, six boards, four assists and a pair of steals as DeAnza College handled Hartnell College 72-50.
Behind Kobe (Monterey High/Cabrillo College) Ordonio’s 25 points plus George (Brookside Christian) Carter’s 18 points and nine rebounds, host Gavilan took down Monterey Peninsula College 84-65.
Posted after Columbia took apart West Hills-Coalinga 106-62.
Tuesday, January 28
Santa Rosa Junior College and host Diablo Valley College paired up with the result being a three-point victory, 66-63, for the Vikings. Gianni Brown led the Bear Cubs with both 21 points and 11 rebounds.
Last Friday, Brandon (St. Ignatius) Beckman scored 19 points, grabbed seven boards and dished out four assists in the University of Chicago 79-74 defeat of New York University. He shot 5-11 from three-point range.
After disappointing loss, Columbia bounces back with blowout win” Guy Dossi
NJCAA Basketball: “Can’t stop, won’t stop
Cal State East Bay basketball player Ben Wood returns to the court this month after cancer treatment” Kimberly Hawkins