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January 20, 2010 > Community college basketball report

Community college basketball report

By Gary van den Heuvel

Ohlone Basketball: Ohlone College men's basketball team, ranked fourth in Northern California, lived up to their rating with two wins last week. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the Renegades horsewhipped the Ca–ada College Colts, 86-53. Ohlone was lights-out from the floor, shooting at a 59-percent clip.

Leading the Renegades' balanced attack was Cyleb Burton with 12 points. Ronnie Sawyer, Reggie Jones and Scott Clark each had 11; and Isaiah Moore scored 10.

Ohlone improved to 3-0 in the Coast Conference North (14-3 overall) with a 66-41 throttling of Skyline on Saturday, Jan. 16. Jones was the only Renegade to score in double digits, with 13 points.

The women's basketball team improved to 4-0 in the conference with a mid-week win over Monterey Peninsula, 58-49, coupled with its 70-55 win over Cabrillo on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Chabot Basketball: Chabot College men's team had a one-up, one-down week. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the Gladiators lost their first conference game, 72-65 to City College of San Francisco. Kyle Luckett led Chabot with 21 points and Derrick Bruce scored 12.

The Gladiators rebounded from Wednesday's loss by exploding in the second half against Las Positas on Saturday afternoon. Leading by one point at the half, Chabot outscored Las Positas 37-22 to win the game by the final of 65-49. Luckett again led Chabot with 21 points, and Mark Stevenson added 19. The win improved the Gladiators' Coast Conference North record to 3-1, and 14-4 overall.

The women's team had nearly identical results as the men: a loss to CCSF (by a score of 72-60), and a win over Las Positas, 62-56.

Against CCSF, Monica Garcia scored 20 points and Charnay Bell had 12. In the win over Positas, Garcia and Bell each scored 14; Stephanie Amaral had 13; and Jarita Riley scored 10. Chabot finished the week with a 2-1 conference record, 11-7 overall.

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