College Scores and Highlights
Saturday, February 22
Greg (Cosumnes Oaks High/Sacramento City College) Milton III tallied a career high 28 points (9-14, 4-7, 6-8 shooting) in the Wyoming 78-72 success over Air Force.
Jordan Folsom High) Ford provided 22 points, eight rebounds and three assists as St. Mary’s dispatched San Diego 92-63.
Eddie (Archbishop Riordan/City College San Francisco) Stansberry scored a game high 19 points but Hawaii fell 64-60 to Long Beach State.
UTEP topped Rice 68-62 aided by 16 points, seven assists and six boards from Souley (Oakland Tech/USF) Boum.
Terrell (Moreau Catholic/San Jose State University/City College San Francisco) Brown tallied 18 points (5-9, 4-7, 4-5 shooting) in New Mexico State’s 78-62 handling UT Rio Grande.
Zach (Capital Christian High) Chappell posted a 12 point, four rebounds, three assist, two steal line but San Jose State University fell 78-71 to Colorado State.
Arinze (Bishop O’Dowd/Washington State) Chidom provided 14 points, seven boards and a pair of steals in UC Riverside’s 61-49 defeat of Cal Poly. He shot 3-5 from long distance.
Noah (Woodcreek High) Blackwell scored 12 points and posted eight assists but Fresno State fell by two to Nevada 78-76.
Tyrell (Woodcreek High) Roberts paced UC San Diego with 25 points and added six assists as the Tritons took care of Cal State Monterey Bay 84-64.
Calvin Geraci and Malik Duffy each totaled 21 points as Chico State used a 51-33 second half to turn away Sonoma State 77-58.
James (Leland High) Kelbert led with 19 points and tied for the team lead in rebounds with nine and teammate Micah (Lick-Wilmerding) Elan contributed 17 plus seven assists as Pomona-Pitzer defeated Occidental 80-67.
“…Tyrell (El Cerrito High/Merritt College) Alcorn totaled 22 points on 6-for-13 shooting from the field including five made threes in 11 attempts. He also recorded four rebounds, three assists and two steals. It was his 20th game in double figures this season”
Fresno City College laid into Merced College 138-58 with Marcus (El Capitan High) McCutcheon paving the way with 30 points. Teammate Chris (Bullard High) Estrada shot 10-11 on his way to 21 points and also pilfered seven steals. The Rams shot 53-76 overall and 16-16 from three-point range.
Friday, February 21
In 22 minutes, 6-foot-8 sophomore Mason (Folsom High) Forbes provided 11 points, seven boards, four blocked shots and two assists in Harvard’s 61-60 victory over Princeton.
Over in Livermore, City College San Francisco and Las Positas College played a tight one with the former winning 91-84. Michael (Patterson High/Modesto Junior College) Moore was enormous for LPC with 25 points (12-17 overall shooting) plus 13 rebounds while teammate Michael (West High) Hayes post his own 17 point, 13 board double-double. The Hawks shot 25-31 from the foul line.
“Four free throws from Afifi carry the Vikings to the Coast-South crown” West Valley athletics
The storyline: “The West Valley basketball team hadn’t gone to the free-throw line the entire game until Adam Afifi stepped to the stripe with 18.6 seconds left and the Vikings clinging to a 47-44 lead at Cabrillo…”
Plus: “Cabrillo drops finale to West Valley, shares conference title with Vikings” Richard DeGive
John (Fremont High) Vergara was one step beyond en fuego with 47 points (16-27 overall shooting, 10-18 from long distance and 5-5 from the foul line) as DeAnza College rolled 109-81 versus Hartnell College.
College of Alameda topped host College of Marin 85-53 as five Cougars scored in double figures led by Terrell Brown‘s 17 points.
Ryan (Laguna Creek High) Reed led with 28 points, Terry (Vista Del Lago High) Moody tallied 19 plus Tim (Antelope High) Strijaous posted a 14 point, 13 rebound double-double in the Sacramento City College 88-82 homecourt victory over Folsom Lake College.
37 points from Kobe (Monterey High/Cabrillo College) Ordonio powered Gavilan College to an 82-70 defeat of host Monterey Peninsula College.
Ramaj Gordon totaled 18 points and four other Chabot College players finished in double figures but the Gladiators fell 90-73 to host College of San Mateo.
From last Thursday: Zavier (Rodriguez High) Lucero’s well-rounded contribution of 18 points, six assists, four rebounds and three blocked shots helped Cal Maritime to a 95-93 victory over Embry-Riddle.
More Thursday: Menlo College downed Vanguard University 88-76 as N’Jai (Sequoia High) Leblanc led with both 21 points and seven assists and teammate Ross (Bishop O’Dowd) Williams contributed 18 points. Masie (Serra High/Skyline College) Mohammadi paced Vanguard with 23 points, shooting 5-8 from beyond the arc and 8-8 at the charity stripe.
Also last Thursday: Kiree (Santa Cruz High/Fresno Pacific) Hutchings provided 10 points plus five assists in the John Brown University 87-41 takedown of Oklahoma Panhandle State. He shot 4-6 overall, 2-3 from long distance.
From last Wednesday: “Eagles beat Solano on sophomore night” Joe Langstaff
“St. Francis upsets Riordan behind sophomore trio” Ethan Kassel
“Menlo-Atherton comes back to top Serra in OT” Ethan Kassel
“Bishop O’Dowd flies high in NCS Open Division victory” Scott Giorgianni
Cal-Hi Sports Northern California
Boys Basketball Player of the Week
Adonis Gutierrez (Piner, Santa Rosa) Sr.
Verbal Commits D2: “2020 Santa Monica College (CA) G Cesar Meza has received an offer from Notre Dame de Namur.”
Meza is a 6-foot-1 redshirt sophomore out of the Southland.
Verbal Commits D2: “2020 Carlsbad (CA) G Jailen Nelson has committed to Cal State Monterey Bay.”
Nelson is a 5-foot-11 point out of the San Diego area.