[CCU BASKETBALL] Valiant Effort...

Saturday was a double header for our CCU Basketball teams. Unfortunately, both teams lost. However, the youth team was on the brink of victory but a late rally by Cornerstone tied the game and brought it into overtime.

This week the youth team only had 6 players and they just didn't' have any gas left in the tank for overtime and they were defeated 35-41.

They were trailing the first half 13-22 and really poured it on in the 2nd half. A victory was in sight. But as I said earlier the other team never gave up and were able to triumph.

Even in defeat, everyone played great. Top scorer Otto Gin had a great game with 3 three point shots and 3 baskets for a total of 15 points. He also grabbed 2 rebounds and 1 steal. Jalan Belton continued to play well and grabbed 14 rebounds and 2 steals. Jalan had two "put back" buckets (where you grab the rebound and put it back for 2 points) and one "AND 1" (a drive to the basket and a foul shot) for a total of 11 points.

Calvin Ng had a good game with 1 three point shot and a bucket for a total of 5 points. Cal also had 1 rebound, 1 assist, and 1 steal. Nick Wong continues to be a solid rebounder, grabbing 5 rebounds and scoring 2 points. Brian Nguyen grabbed 3 rebounds. Ryan Lau had a solid game with 4 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, 2 steals and 2 points.

Looking forward to seeing these guys go at it again this Wednesday, June 28th, 6:30p at Mercy High. See you there!