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NOR-CAL REGION – THIRD ROUND – GAME ONE – In this game the 7 seeds – the CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE COMETS – took the court against the 2nd seeded FEATHER RIVER COLLEGE GOLDEN EAGLES. The Comets trailed the Golden Eagles at Halftime by a score of 47-44 but in the 2nd Half Contra Costa College outscored Feather River College SIXTY-TWO to THIRTY-SEVEN! The Comets won this upset by a Century Club score of 106-84 led by Jeremiah Alston with 25 points.
THIRD ROUND – GAME TWO – The 3rd seeded FRESNO CITY COLLEGE RAMS faced off against the 11 seeds – the MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE LOBOS. This was another game with a big basket, so by the break the score stood at Rams 50 Lobos 40. From there Fresno City College got more and more separation from Monterey Peninsula College, ultimately winning the game by another Century Club score of 103-83. Mike Crawley led the Rams with 16 points and 7 rebounds.
THIRD ROUND – GAME THREE – Another upset lay in store in this game, which pitted the 5 seeds – the COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS GIANTS (should be the Redwoods) – against the 4th seeded LAS POSITAS COLLEGE HAWKS. The Hawks had managed a nice 41-34 advantage by Halftime but after the break the Giants came out primed for a comeback. Fifty-three points later the College of the Sequoias had toppled Las Positas College 87-81. Simon Krajovic was the top scorer for the Giants with 19 points.
THIRD ROUND – GAME FOUR – In this game the two competing teams were the top seeded CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO RAMS and the 9 seeds – the SANTA ROSA COLLEGE BEAR CUBS, just two years away from their championship season. The Rams methodically outperformed the Bear Cubs, leading 54-36 at the Half on their way to a Century Club-worthy 110-69 victory. Zach Copeland put up 24 points to lead the City College of San Francisco.