Bear Cubs take down Sacramento City 80-70


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Justin Frazier drives to the basket

Luke Straub, Sports Editor

Santa Rosa Junior College ran past the opposition after a slow start and cruised to the finish to beat Sacramento City College 80-70 on Friday night in Haehl Pavilion.

Justin Frazier tied the score at 19 midway through the first half for SRJC, and John Montez added a three in transition to give the Bear Cubs a 22-19 advantage.  The Bear Cubs led the rest of the way.

Santa Rosa led by as many as ten points until Sacramento managed to cut the score to 62-57 with nine minutes remaining in the game.  Consecutive buckets by Montez, Kiel Long, and Montez again gave the Bear Cubs a 68-57 advantage.

Frazier paced the Bear Cubs scoring with 20 points, including six made shots from behind the arc.  Justin Botteri added 17 points and was 3-3 on free throws in the second half.  Jordan Graves added 13 points off the bench for the Bear Cubs.