Kobe Ordonio: “Grateful and blessed to announce that my new home for the next 2 years will be Cal State San Bernardino…”
The 6-foot sophomore averaged 26.8 points, 6.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.7 steals this season while shooting 46% overall, 40% from long distance and 73% at the foul line.
College Scores and Highlights
Saturday, February 29
A career high 31 points as well as 15 rebounds courtesy of De’jon (Oakland Tech) Davis aided the Cal Baptist cause in an 88-87 overtime win over Seattle University.
Host Gonzaga was 10 points better than St. Mary’s–86-76—despite Jordan (Folsom High) Ford providing 28 points for the Gaeils.
Powered by Sayeed (El Cerrito High) Pridgett’s 28 points, Montana defeated Sacramento State 78-71. Master P also posted six boards, five assists and four steals. For the Hornets, Joshua (Sierra High) Patton just missed a double-double with 19 points plus nine rebounds.
UC Davis edged Long Beach State 77-76 despite freshman big Joshua Sheldon High) Morgan providing 14 points (7-10 shooting), eight rebounds and three blocked shots for da Beach.
Jordan (De La Salle) Ratinho finished with a team best 17 points and teammate Jamaree (Palma High) Bouyea contributed 12 points, seven boards and three assists in USF’s 69-67 edging of Loyola Marymount.
California topped Utah 86-79 as Andre (Lincoln High) Kelley played big with 15 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots while teammate Paris (Bishop O’Dowd) Austin closed the contest with 15 points, five rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals.
Tournament Most Valuable Player Micah (Lick-Wilmerding) Elan served up 22 points, five boards plus six assists in the Pomona-Pitzer 87-66 victory versus University of Redlands. The Sagehens earned their second-straight Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship with the victory. game report
Jordan (Colfax High/Sal State East Bay) Balser shot 9-11, 6-8 and 3-4 to reach 27 points in San Francisco State’s 102-82 homecourt victory against Cal State Los Angeles.
Tyrell (Woodcreek High) Roberts tallied 22 points (6-10 long distance accuracy) in helping UC San Diego get past Cal State San Marcos 99-86.
Ross (Bishop O’Dowd) Williams tallied 24 points in Menlo College’s 97-90 success versus Arizona Christian.
Tyus (Fresno City College) Milhollin scorched the nets for 34 points in the Missouri Western 94-80 takedown of Washburn. He shot a remarkable 10-15 from three-point range.
Host Fresno City College paired off with Diablo Valley College and grabbed a 91-72 triumph as Keshawn (Burbank High/Cal State East Bay) Brunner led with 22 points and teammates McKay (Beyer High) Bundy and Marcus (El Capitan High) McCutcheon scored 17 apiece.
City College San Francisco downed San Joaquin Delta College 113-82.
“ON TO THE SWEET 16
(Columbia Claim) Jumpers do enough to hold on for playoff victory” Guy Dossi
In the loss, Kameron Malbrough brought 28 points to Alameda. box
Friday, February 28
Pomona-Pitzer was 10 points better than Redlands at 60-50 in the SCIAC semi-finals as Micah (Lick-Wilmerding) Elan’s 17 points and six rebounds powered the Sagehens.
Butte College fell 87-64 to host College of the Sequoias as a 48-21 second half blew the game open. Amil (Moreau Catholic) Fields led the Visalia victors with 18 points plus 13 boards, Ryan (Hanford High) Johnson provided 18 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and Elihu Cobb contributed 17 points. Marquise Nelloms led BC with 14 points on 7-19 shooting.
Santa Rosa Junior College took down visiting West Valley College 88-64 as Edward (Foothill High-Bakersfield) Turner led with 21 points (5-5 shooting beyond the arc) and teammate Gianni Brown’s 17 aided the cause. The latter led with 14 boards.
Mendocino College bested Foothill College 68-55.
“Redwoods men silence Sac City in closing minutes, advance in state championship search” Andrew Butler The final score was 75-56—Thomas Nelson’s 24 points led the Corsairs.
On Thursday, Whitman College used 25 points and eight rebounds from Darne St. Joseph Notre Dame) Duckett in handling Linfield College 85-70.
6-foot-5 senior David (Nevada Union High) Menary of University of Redlands earned Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First Team honors:
“…Menary graces the First Team for the second consecutive year after averaging 14.2 points per game, which is 10th in the conference. He shoots 44.3% from the field and 35.7% from beyond the arc, along with a 71.7% rating from the free-throw line. Defensively, he paces the team with 0.9 blocks per game and reels in 4.6 rebounds a game.
Menary’s strongest game of the season also came against Whittier with a 26-point performance. He shot 11-for-14 from the field and went 3-for-4 from the three-point line. He led the game with 12 rebounds and six assists…”
California Pacific Conference honorees from Nor Cal:
- Henry Galinato, Benedictine-Mesa, SR, F, Delano, CA
- Zavier Lucero, Cal Maritime, JR, F, Vallejo, CA
- Blake Trent, Simpson, SR, G, Redding, CA
- Raphael Durr, UC Merced, SR, G, Sacramento, CA
“Five Earn All-Academic Honors” USF basketball
Catching Up With…
6-foot-7 freshman Keshad (San Leandro High) Johnson participated in 18 regular season games at just under six minutes a contest for San Diego State. He shot 35%, 22% and 38% respectively and scored 1.9 points plus grabbed 1.7 rebounds in his brief court time for the 28-1 Aztecs who still have the Mountain West Conference tournament and a berth in the Big Dance upcoming.
6-foot-11 freshman Joshua (Sheldon High) Morgan is averaging 8,2 points, 5.8 boards and 2.4 blocked shots in 26 minutes an outing thus far this season. He is shooting 62% overall plus 57% at the charity stripe.