Cañada College Men’s Basketball Team in State Final Four
Cañada Colts compete in Semi-finals in Southern Calif. this Friday
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (March 9, 2015) – The Cañada College Colts men’s basketball team has secured a spot in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Final Four and is slated to play Saddleback College in the semi-finals this Friday, March 13.
The Colts bested College of Marin in the Northern California Regional finals on Saturday night with a 73-70 victory. With the win, the Colts head to Southern Calif. to compete in the state Final Four and are just two wins away from a state championship.
The Colts play Saddleback College in the semi-finals this Friday, March 13. The winning team advances to the Championship on Sunday, March 15 and will play either Merritt College or East Los Angeles College.
"I am so proud of this group of young men, and what they have accomplished this season thus far." said Mike Reynoso, Head Coach of the Cañada College men’s basketball team. “They have worked hard to get to the Final Four. The opportunity to represent Cañada College and it's Athletics program at the state level is an honor, and real testament to how hard this group has worked throughout the year. On another note we have had so much support from our fans, and are hoping to have all them make the trip to Los Angeles."
"We are proud of Coach Reynoso and the accomplishments of his team. He has fashioned this extraordinary group of young student athletes into a championship caliber team both on the court and in the classroom.” said Larry Buckley, President of Cañada College.
Cañada College will play Saddleback College in tournament at 7 p.m. this Friday at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif. The championship game will also be held at Cerritos College on Sunday, March 15 at 1 p.m.
For updates on the Colts throughout the tournament, please follow the Cañada College Facebook page or visit the College news blog. For interview and/or photo requests, please contact Megan Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 759-5818.
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