Here’s a look at how some other local athletes with local ties fared recently at the college level:
Briana Thomas (Bear River, ’02); Air Force Academy – The junior center played 14 minutes, scored 10 points and tallied a team-high six rebounds in the Falcons’ 72-52 win against Regis. Thomas also played 13 minutes against Army, scoring two points. The Air Force lost the game 60-53. The Falcons are now 5-8 this season.
Chrysten Cotney (Bear River, ’04) Notre Dame de Namur (Calif.) – The 5-foot, 3-inch freshman guard scored 17 points in the Argos’ 72-63 loss to rival Menlo. Cotney, along with teammate Tamsen Lee who also scored 17 points, led the team in scoring. The Argos lost Saturday, 55-63 against UC Santa Cruz, dropping their record to 0-13.
Nicole Scott (Bear River, ’03) Sierra College – The 5-foot, 10-inch sophomore forward scored nine points and added five rebounds in Sierra College’s 83-75 overtime victory against Delta College. Scott also scored 10 points and pulled down three rebounds in the Wolverines’ 77-49 win against American River College.
Ali Parrott (Nevada Union, ’04) Sierra College – The 5-foot, 8-inch freshman guard played a large part in a key run during the Delta College game to bring the Wolverines to within two after trailing the entire game. She contributed two quick assists and one steal during the run. Against American River, Parrott tallied two assists, two steals and two rebounds. Sierra College improved to 11-6 overall.
Kelib Thompson (Nevada Union, ’02) Chico State – The 6-foot, 6-inch, 205-pound sophomore center played three minutes, scored six points and grabbed two rebounds during the Wildcats’ 80-54 win against UC-San Diego. This was the third game this season in which Thompson has appeared for the Wildcats.
Jon Sheets (Nevada Union, ’03) Yuba Community College – Sheets and his Yuba College teammates posted two wins this past week. The first was a 88-62 win against Consumnes River College in which Sheets scored 15 points and dished out seven assists. Yuba then improved to 2-0 in the Bay Valley Conference with a 88-70 win against Sacramento City. Sheets scored 11 points in the win as Yuba improved to 8-6 overall.
Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties please contact Stacy Hicklin via e-mail at email@example.com by phone at 477-4244.
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