The two-game winning streak for the Reedley College men’s basketball team came to an end Jan. 19 in Sonora.
Columbia College used the 3-pointer to outscore the Tigers 88-63 in Central Valley Conference action. The loss dropped the Tigers to 2-5 in conference play and 8-10 overall while Columbia improved to 5-1 and 14-4.
Maurice Woods hit five 3-pointers and had 25 points for the Claim Jumpers while Marcus Spivey netted three treys and finished with 29 for the winners.
Ruben Parks led Reedley with 13 points while Khalid Wilkins finished with 12.
Parks netted 38 points as the Tigers rallied from an early six-point deficit to outscore the winless West Hills Lemoore Golden Eagles 109-81 on Jan. 16 in Reedley.
Uriah Carter followed with 24 for the winners while James Hannah had a double-double with 16 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots. Wilkins added 14 points.
Reedley is home for a pair of conference doubleheaders this week. The Tigers faces West Hills Coalinga on Jan. 23 before a 3 p.m. matchup on Saturday, Jan. 26, with the first place Fresno City College Rams. Reedley starts the second round of conference action on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Porterville College.
Kendricks, Horn contribute as
reserves in FPU victory
Immanuel High School products Nate Kendricks and R.J. Horn both contributed off the bench as Fresno Pacific University evened its season record at 8-8 with a 61-57 PacWest Conference basketball victory over Notre Dame de Namur on Jan. 19 at the Special Events Center in Fresno.
Freshman guard Kendricks sank both of his shots from the field and both free throw attempts to finish with six points in 19 minutes of action. He added three defensive rebounds and three assists, as the Sunbirds (5-6 conference) build a 13-points halftime lead and held off a rally by the Argos (0-17, 0-11 PacWest).
Horn, a redshirt sophomore guard, missed his lone shot from the field but made both free throw attempts and finished with two points. He added a rebound and an assist while playing nine minutes.
Fresno Pacific, riding a two-game conference win streak, resumes PacWest play on Thursday, Jan. 24, with a 7:30 p.m. road game against Azusa Pacific.
Tigers fall at home to COS
Half of the Central Valley Conference women’s basketball games for the Reedley College Lady Tigers are in a span of seven days.
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