East County Sports

Knights, Jets remain unbeaten

2018 COMMUNITY COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL

 

East County Sports staff report

FULLERTON (11-9-2018) – A pair of California state Top 10 teams, San Diego City and Saddleback colleges, remain on a collision course for the championship of the 35th annual Fullerton Tournament after posting first-round victories Thursday (No. 8).

The unbeaten Knights (3-0) romped past winless West Hills-Coalinga, 93-68. Meanwhile, the Gauchos of Mission Viejo held off another ranked ballclub in Citrus, 73-68.
Adrian Byrd-Jelinek posted 14 points, five assists and four rebounds in the win, while Robby Robinson and Trevor Drake each added 10 points for the Knights.
Meanwhile, former Christian High standout Nashom Cater came off the bench to post 10 points and four boards
The Falcons (0-3) received 16 points and 8 rebounds from Ricardo Tyme.
Fullerton 95, San Diego Mesa 58:  The Olympians are also participating at the Fullerton event, being played in tribute of former head coach Walt Simon, but they were never in the contest.
The host Hornets doubled up San Diego Mesa at the half, 46-23, to romp over the Olympians (0-2).
San Diego Miramar 103 Orange Coast 63:  The state-ranked Jets became the first club in Southern California to raise their record to 4-0 after stopping on the Pirates (1-2) of Costa Mesa. The 54-33 cushion decided this one by halftime.
Blake Seits tallied a game-high 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor, including 3-of-4 from downtown. He also added 10 rebounds and 6 assists for Miramar.
Cole Cummings added 15 points and 4 rebounds, while Artis Chapman had 12 points and 5 boards for the Jets.
Arizona Western 92, Imperial Valley 75:  At Imperial, in a match-up of 2-1 ballclubs, the Battle for the South Mojave Desert went to the visiting Matadors at DePaoli Sports Complex. No other game information was reported by the Arabs (2-2).
AWC (3-1) has played of its contests against California schools, falling only to CC San Francisco.

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