Bear Cubs demolish the Beavers

Bear Cubs demolish the Beavers

Jenner Dangers-Oncken

Frank Sumrall, Staff Writer

The Santa Rosa Junior College men’s basketball team [14-8, 5-3] used lockdown defense and efficient shooting in a 93-71 blowout victory against American River College Jan. 28 at Walter Haehl Pavilion.

The Bear Cubs shot 56.1 percent from the field and nailed a season-high 15 3-pointers. Early offensive success, sparked by six straight 3-pointers, provided the Bear Cubs with a commanding 30-10 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game.

Bear Cubs’ point guard Josh Douglas contributed mightily to the offense. Douglas finished with 17 points (15 from 3-point land).

Head coach Craig McMillan displayed the Bear Cubs’ motion offense. In the first half, McMillan relied on the hot shooting of his team, but in the second half adjusted to a low post scoring approach.

“Just like any game we will go with the hot hand,” McMillan said.

Santa Rosa’s tough defense caused offensive confusion, poor shot selection and mindless turnovers by ARC. The Bear Cubs’ defense prevented any chance of a comeback.

Santa Rosa’s tough defense caused offensive confusion, poor shot selection and mindless turnovers by ARC. The Bear Cubs’ defense prevented any chance of a comeback.

The Bear Cubs will face-off against Cosumnes River College at 5:30 p.m. Feb.2 at Cosumnes River College.