Skip to main content

COLTS WIN AGAIN! Basketball team one win away from Community college Final Four

Cañada on verge of final four
March 05, 2015, 05:00 AM By Terry Bernal Daily Journal

The Cañada men’s basketball team is one win away from a trip to the California Community College final four.

The Colts rolled to a 67-58 win at San Jose City in the Northern California Regional semifinals Wednesday night. Sophomore guard Crisshawn Clark scored a game-high 24 points, including a 3-pointer near the start of the second half to give Cañada a commanding lead.

Cañada forwards Manny Martin and Rodrigo Puliceno dominated in the paint. While Puliceno was holding San Jose in check with nine rebounds, Martin grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds and added 19 points to tab the double-double.

“Just an animal,” Cañada head coach Mike Reynoso said of Martin. “Just a big-time game for him.”

But it was one of Clark’s eight rebounds that was the highlight of the game, according to Reynoso. With 3:20 remaining in regulation, Clark went soaring over a San Jose post player to grab the ball above the rim, Reynoso said.

“It was a monster, big-time board,” Reynoso said.

San Jose previously defeated Cañada in the regular season. It was the Colts’ first loss of the year, a 77-70 decision on Nov. 14.

Reynoso said Wednesday’s win wasn’t so much about revenge as it is about Cañada’s mission to win the state title.

“I think for me, it’s just the win says so much about the program and our guys,” he said. “Yeah it’s sweet revenge, I get that, for those on the outside looking in … but we know we’re a championship team if we do what we’re coached to do.”

With the win, Cañada advances to Saturday’s Nor Cal finals to face Marin Saturday at Marin. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Link to Story:


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Alaa Aissi Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

2014 Cañada Graduate Alaa Aissi has been awarded the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship from UC Berkeley. The scholarship is the most prestigious and the highest honor awarded by the university to an undergraduate. It attracts, retains, and graduates the most sought-after students in the world. After the pool of over 90,000 Cal applicants is thoroughly reviewed, only the top 1 percent of incoming students are invited to be interviewed by Berkeley faculty. From there only two hundred students receive the scholarship. Benefits of the scholarship include a Faculty Mentor, research fellowship opportunity, further networking with faculty and fellow scholars throughout their academic careers, along with a monetary award. Upon receiving this honor, Alaa expressed, “I am humbled by the opportunity to have received this scholarship and to be a part of the Regents’ and Chancellor¹s Scholars Association. I am looking forward to being lauded at the Chancellor¹s residence at this fall’s recept…

Join us for Artistry in Fashion on Saturday, Sept. 28

Have you ever dreamed about being a fashion designer? Do you enjoy the fun and creativity that goes into designing beautiful clothing? If you are a fashionista – or even if you’re not, come join us at Cañada College on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 4 pm for the 22nd annual Artistry in Fashion event.

Since 1991, the Cañada College Fashion Department has hosted Artistry in Fashion, bringing together fashion lovers, students, faculty, and premier local designers and fabric artists for an exciting day of fashion and creativity, all for the benefit of student scholarships and materials. Don’t miss a dazzling fashion show by esteemed fashion educator and Director of the Center for Pattern Design, Sandra Ericson. Learn what it takes to become a fashion designer from Cañada's acclaimed fashion instructors. You'll also have the opportunity to buy clothing, jewelry, and other fashions on sale from more than 60 local designers.

Admission is only $10 and benefits the Canada College Fashio…

San Francisco Leader Emilio Cruz to Lecture at STEM Speaker Series

Emilio Cruz, former Chief of Staff to San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and current Assistant General Manager for Infrastructure at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, will be the next speaker in the STEM Speaker Series at Cañada College.

Cruz will discuss, “Opportunities in Capital Project Implementation”. His talk is free and open to the public. It will be held from 5 to 6 pm in Building 6, Room 102 on the Cañada campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Cruz oversees the SFPUC’s $9.8 billion capital program for the water, power, and sewer enterprises. He has held various public and private sector positions including Director of Facilities and Operations for the Port of San Francisco; General Manager of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency; Vice President of URS Corporation; Director of Economic Development for the City and County of San Francisco; Vice President and Partner of EPC Consultants; and Program Manager for the $1.5 billion Central Subway Program an…