College Roundup : Cal Poly SLO Beats Chapman

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo guard Mark Otta scored 20 points, including six three-point shots, to lead the Mustangs (11-5, 2-1) to a 72-70 California Collegiate Athletic Assn. victory over Chapman at San Luis Obispo Saturday.

Kelly Huston led Chapman (10-6, 1-2) with 20 points, giving him 1,039 in his career and moving him into sixth place on the Chapman all-time list. Russ Ortega had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

In a Western Christian Athletic Assn. game:

Pacific Christian College 85, Arizona College of the Bible 50--Steve Welch led PCC (19-4, 3-0) with 18 points and teammate Burton Lalk scored 15 points in Phoenix. David Miranda led Arizona College of the Bible with 10 points.


In a Golden State Athletic Conference game:

Southern California College 92, Christ College Irvine 76--Center Jeff Bickmore led all scorers with 20 points to pace host SCC (8-9, 3-1). Forward Mike Thompson and guard Robert Pallotta scored 18 points each for Christ College Irvine (7-11, 0-4).

In PCAA women’s games:

UC Irvine 60, UC Santa Barbara 55--Natasha Parks led the Anteaters with 15 points, Jenny Lee added 13 and Natalie Crawford 10 to give host Irvine (6-9, 4-3) its third consecutive victory. Starting guard Kippie Brown (foot sprain) and forward Cheryl Island (foot injury) sat out. Santa Barbara (8-6, 1-5) was led by Patti Niichel’s 15 points.


UNLV 67, Cal State Fullerton 60--Pauline Jordan scored a game-high 19 points to lead 19th-ranked UNLV (12-4, 6-3) at Fullerton. Jordan’s twin sister, Geannine, scored 10 points. The Titans (10-6, 5-2) were led by freshman center Gena Miller with a career-high 15 points and 5 blocked shots. Jill Matyuch added 14 points and Amy Torczon 13 points and 9 rebounds.

In a California Collegiate Athletic Assn. women’s game:

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 67, Chapman 66--Jody Hasselfield hit a three-pointer and teammate Russia Madded made a free throw in the final 20 seconds to give host San Luis Obispo the victory. Chapman (10-5, 1-1) came back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to lead, 64-63, when Lisa Schumaker hit a five-foot bank shot with 1:13 remaining. But a Chapman turnover and Hasselfield’s shot gave the Mustangs the lead for good.

Dana Dawson led Chapman with 13 points and teammates Karan Polk, Kim Rieff and Corine Sandfry scored 12 each. Shanna Rooney scored a team-high 13 points for San Luis Obispo (8-7, 2-0).

In a Golden State Athletic Conference women’s game:

Christ College Irvine 61, Southern California College 50--Sara Klein led Irvine (5-12, 1-3) with 14 points. Conniel Brazell scored 17 points for host SCC (9-7, 0-3).