Another weekend has come to an end in the world of California Junior College basketball. Today three tournaments came to a close, and the Hawks of Las Positas ended Skyline’s undefeated run. In other action, Canada took the championship at the Foothill Tournament with a victory over San Joaquin Delta. In Susanville, College of Marin had a solid weekend coming up with victories over Lassen and Feather River and the Simpson JV.
Skyline Tournament – San Bruno, CA
15th ranked Las Positas (10-4) beat Skyline 68-64 to win the championship of the Skyline Tournament. The Hawks handed Skyline (11-1) there first loss of the season. Brandon Eboigbodin had 16 points and Marti Fonolla added 15 points in the win. Elijah White had 25 points in the loss for Skyline. In the 3rd place game, 13th ranked Bakersfield (7-3) beat Gavilan 67-52. R.J. Collins had 16 points for Gavilan (1-10) in the loss. In the consolation championship, Reedley (3-7) beat Siskiyous 62-52. Allston Moore had 18 points, and Shepherd Brevil added 17 points for Reedley. Ephraim Church had 16 points in the loss for Siskiyous (3-11).
Foothill Tournament – Los Altos, CA
4th ranked Canada (12-1) beat San Joaquin Delta 71-68 to win the championship at the Foothill Tournament. Rodrigo Puliceno had 12 points and Rohndell Goodwin added 11 points in the victory for the Colts. Troy Anderson had 15 points and 14 rebounds in the loss for San Joaquin Delta (6-3). The Colts have now won eight straight games and should move into the top spot in the Northern California Signal The Light Basketball rankings that come out tomorrow. In the 3rd place game, Nate Vieira scored 15 points and Jordan Belton added 15 as De Anza (4-6) beat host Foothill 73-63. With the loss Foothill moved to 5-6. In the consolation final, Brantley Bynum exploded for 28 points and 12 rebounds as Sequoias (5-7) beat West Hills 79-59. Darren Buckles had 18 points in the loss for West Hills (4-9).
Lassen Tournament – Susanville, CA
8th ranked College of Marin (7-1) beat 9th ranked Feather River 70-66. Brandon Kenilvort had 18 points and Willie Rooks added 12 points for the Mariners in the win. Jarrell Tate had 21 points in the loss for Feather River (11-4). In the other game, 7th ranked Lassen (13-3) beat William Jessup 96-72. Juandrico Walker scored 26 points in the win for the Cougars.