NUMBER THREE TAKES A FALL – The 6th ranked SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GAUCHOS welcomed the number 3 FULLERTON COLLEGE HORNETS for a Battle Royal. The Gauchos trailed the Hornets 14-6 in the 1st Quarter and 21-17 by Halftime. The 3rd Quarter ended with Fullerton College clinging to a 24-23 edge but Saddleback College managed a 4th Quarter comeback for a 30-27 victory.
OTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The unranked ORANGE COAST COLLEGE PIRATES visited the 14th ranked GROSSMONT COLLEGE GRIFFINS and parlayed a 7-0 1st Quarter lead into a 35-19 upset ### And the number 8 CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO RAMS crafted a 34-21 upset of their own against the 2nd ranked SANTA ROSA COLLEGE BEAR CUBS.
SHOOTOUT ON THE DELTA – The CHABOT COLLEGE GLADIATORS found themselves on the road against the SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE MUSTANGS. A 16-12 Gladiators lead in the 1st Quarter became a 32-31 Mustangs advantage by the break. At the end of an equally explosive 2nd Half the Gladiators went back home with a 52-50 triumph.