The Cougar Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams both clinched a playoff berth by winning in their last contest against Glendale Community College. This marks the first time in four years that both teams will compete in the post-season.
The Men’s Basketball team, lead by the sophomore trio of Wes Bartole, Brad Wyche and Rafael Love, finished 15 and 12, winning three of their last four games. They Cougars have not been to the playoffs since falling to Compton in the second round of the playoffs in 2007. The No.20 Cougars will travel to face off against the No.13 L.A. Valley College Monarchs on Wednesday at a time to be announced at a later time. The Monarchs are 15-11 on the season including a loss to the Cougars back in January.
The Lady Cougars, lead by sophomore Jazzmyn Davis and Freshman standout Angelica Sahagun, continue their streak of over 20 consecutive trips to the post-season by winning their last eight games to finish the year 19-10. The No.12 Lady Cougars will travel to Cerritos to take on the No.6 Cerritos College Falcons at Gahr High School on Saturday, February 25th at 7:00pm. The Falcons are 22-7 on the year.