The Socal Juco Fall Jamboree kicks off on Friday afternoon at Cerritos College/Long Beach City College as 53 teams will take part in the three day event. 45 out of the 50 teams from Southern California including state runner up San Diego City College will highlight the field. The Knights coming off a 33-3 season will have a brand new look as San Diego lost key pieces to a squad that lost in the championship to City College of San Francisco. Cerritos College, which won 27 games a year ago and made a Final Four appearance will be in action Saturday and Sunday as the Falcons will face Chabot and Saddleback on Saturday afternoon and follow that up with games against Copper Mountain and Santiago Canyon on Sunday. Allan Hancock will take part at the three day event, as the Bulldogs are coming off a 23 win season and an appearance at the Final Four last season. The Santa Maria based program will be in action Friday evening as the Bulldogs will face Fullerton and Copper Mountain. Hancock will face Bakersfield and Long Beach City College on Saturday morning to complete their four game weekend. East Los Angeles, Citrus, Ventura, Fullerton, San Bernardino and 12 other teams that made the post season from Southern California will be in action at the three day event. Eight Northern California teams including three that made the post season from a year ago will also be playing down south this weekend. College of the Sequoias which won 21 games a year ago and lost in the sweet 16, will face off against Southwestern and Saddleback on Friday afternoon in first day action. Las Positas and West Hills will be making appearances in Southern California after making the post season a year ago.
Teams playing at the event: Irvine Valley, Ventura, Bakersfield, Antelope Valley, Santa Ana, Long Beach, Citrus, Saddleback, Imperial Valley, Southwestern, Cypress, Chaffey, Allan Hancock, Fullerton, El Camino, Cuesta, Copper Mountain, Compton, West Los Angeles, Mira Costa, Mt. San Jacinto, Rio Hondo, Grossmont, Los Angeles Harbor, Moorpark, Santa Barbara, College of the Canyons, Santiago Canyon, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Southwest, Cerritos, Los Angeles Valley, Glendale, San Bernardino, San Diego Miramar, Pasadena, San Diego, Los Angeles Trade Tech, Palomar, Los Angeles Pierce, Orange Coast, San Diego Mesa, East Los Angeles, Cuyamaca, Oxnard, Sequoias, Chabot, West Hills, Cosumnes River, Porterville, Reedley, Las Positas, Cerro Coso.
Games of Interest
Friday : College of the Sequoias vs Saddleback, Saddleback vs Antelope Valley, Citrus vs Chaffey, Hancock vs Fullerton, Copper Mountain vs Chaffey, Copper Mountain vs Hancock, Fullerton vs West Hills
Saturday matchups @ Cerritos College: San Bernardino vs West Hills, Cerritos vs Saddleback, San Bernardino vs Las Positas, Orange Coast vs Cuesta, San Diego vs Las Positas, Palomar vs East Los Angeles.
Saturday matchups @ Long Beach: Long Beach vs Allan Hancock, Canyons vs Miramar, Long Beach vs Ventura, East Los Angeles vs Saddleback
Sunday @ Cerritos: Cuesta vs Fullerton, Las Positas vs Miramar, Cerritos vs Copper Mountain, Grossmont vs Mt. San Jacinto, San Bernardino vs Citrus, Orange Coast vs West Los Angeles, San Bernardino vs Santiago Canyon, West Los Angeles vs San Diego, Cerritos vs Santiago Canyon.
Signal The Light Basketball will be at Cerritos College watching games throughout the weekend. Stay posted on our twitter page for live updates of the event. Our twitter feed is @sgnlthelgthoops and be sure to hit that follow button to see updates throughout the season.