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March 04
Women's Basketball Advance to Elite Eight

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball team advanced to the elite eight of the Califoria Community College Playoffs by defeating Fresno City 92-61. They held Frenso City to 31.6% (18-57) shooting from the field. COS had five players score in double figures. Corissa Turley had 20 points and five rebounds. Alexandria Tobie had 17 points, 12 rebounds, and four blocks. Latique Walton had 13 points and two steals. Vanessa Mancera had 11 points and two assists. Hannah Ramirez had 10 points, three assists, and three steals. COS improves their overall record to 29-3 and will host San Joaquin Delta on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Game is scheduled to start at 7 PM and the winner advances to the final four of the California Community College Playoffs. 

March 01
Women's Basketball Advances in Playoffs

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball team defeated West-Hills Lemoore 102-72 on Saturday, February 28, 2015. COS had four of their five starters score in double figures. Corissa Turkey lead the way with 24 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. Vanessa Mancera had 22 points seven assists, and four steals. Alexandria Tobie had 18 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocks. Priscilla Wright had 13 points and five rebounds. COS will host Fresno City on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The game is scheduled to start at 7 PM. 

February 18
Women's Basketball Undefeated League Champions

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The College of the Sequoias women's basketball team defeated Porterville on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 74-26. COS held Porterville to eight points in the second half and 26.2% (11-42) shooting from the field for the game. Porterville had 32 turnovers for the game. Three players for COS scored in double digits. Hannah Remirez had 15, Corissa Turley had 13, and Kenzie Talbot had 11. Hannah Ramirez also had four steals. Alexandria Tobie also contributed with 13 rebounds and four blocks. With this win they went 12-0 in league play. They also improved their overall record to 27-3. With a bye on Saturday, February 21, 2015 COS will wait to hear what their seed will be in the playoffs that begin on February 25, 2015. Look for an updated schedule on the COS athletics women's baskeball website. Congratulations to all the players and coaches for their hard work and dedication on thier achievement.

February 15
Men's Basketball Defeats West Hills

​The College of the Sequoias men's basketball team defeated West Hills 66-50 on Saturday, February 14, 2015. COS shot 44.8% (26-58) from the field while its defense held West Hills to 28.6% (16-56) shooting. Brantley Bynum had a great game. He had 22 points, nine rebounds, two blocks, and two steals. Chad Clark also scored in double figures with 15 points and he dished out four assists. Derek Check had eight assists of his own. This win moves COS to second place in league. With two games remaning COS will need to win its last two games to secure second place in league and a possible playoff spot. They are scheduled to play Porterville and Reedley on the road. Both games are scheduled to start at 5:00 PM. 

February 08
Women's Basketball Defeats Taft

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball remanined unbeaten in league on Saturday, February 7, 2015 by defeating Taft 90-33. They are now 9-0 and one step closer to winning a league title.They must win two of their next three league games to win an outright league title. They had five players score in double digits. Corissa Turley lead the charge with 15 points and she also had eight rebounds. Priscilla Wright had 14 points and two steals. Jordan Surfus was 4-5 from the three point line to end up with 12 points. Alexandria Tobie had a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds, She also contributed with three steals and four blocks. Kenzie Talbot had 10 points. COS will travel to Merced and Fresno City on February 11 and 14. They will return home on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 as they host Porterville. Game is scheduled to start at 7 PM and will honor all the sophmores on the team. 

February 08
Men's Basketball Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

​The College of the Sequoias men's basketball team kept their playoff hopes alive by deafeating Merced 81-59 on Saturday, February 7, 2015. They are tied for second in conference with Columbia and West Hills at 6-3. Branley Bynum led COS with 22 points, seven rebounds, and one block. Chris Smith and Chad Clark also contributed. Chris Smith had 18 points and four assists. Chad Clark had 11 points and five assists. COS had a great shooting night from the field. They shot 60% (33-55) from the field. COS will host West Hills on Saturday, February 14, 2015 and look to keep its playoff hopes alive. Game is scheduled to start at 5 PM. 

January 31
Women's Basketball Stays Unbeaten in League

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball improved to 7-0 in league by defeating Reedley 60-50 on Saturday, January 31, 2015. They gave Reedley their second league loss of the season and with five league games to go they have a two game lead on Reedley and Fresno City. They played tough defense as they forced Reedley into 24 turnovers with 16 of the 24 coming off of steals. Latique Walton, Vanesa Mancera, and Corissa Turley lead the way with three steals each. They had a total of eight blocks with Corissa Turley, Alexandria Tobie, and Priscilla Wright leading the way with two blocks each. They held Reedley to 33.3% (17-51) shooting. Three players scored in double digits. Latique Walton lead the way with 16 points. Alexandria Tobie had 13 and Vanessa Mancera had 11 points. Next for COS is West Hills-Lemoore on the road on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Next home game will be on Saturday, February 7, 2015 against Taft at 7:00 PM.

January 29
Men's Basketball Wins in Overtime

​The College os the Sequoias men's baksetball team defeated Reedley 72-68 in overtime on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. This win gives COS their fourth straight conference win and improves their conference record to 4-2. Their overall record also improves to 11-11. They had three players score in double digits. Chris Smith lead the way with 24 points, Chris Ross had 15 points. and Stephon Newsome had 13 points. Chris Smith also had five assists. Brantley Bynum alos contributed with eight assists, four steals, and seven rebounds. COS looks to make it five straight conference wins and to improve their overall record over .500 on Saturday, January 31, 2015 when they play Columbia on the road. 

January 25
Men's Basketball Wins Three Striaght

​The College of the Sequoias men's basketball team have won three straight conference games after losing their first two. They won their third striaght conference game by beating Porterville 61-54. Their defense played well as they held Porterville to 26.6% field goal shooting (17-64). Chris Ross lead COS with 18 points and two blocks. Chris Smith also had a great game with 15 points, eight rebounds, and two steals. COS will look to make it four straight conference wins when they take on Reedley on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at home. Game is scheduled to start at 5:00 PM. 

January 21
Women's Basketball defeats Rival Fresno City

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball defeats Fresno City 62-53. COS improves thier overall record to 20-3 and 5-0 in conference play. COS had three players score in doube digits. Alexandria Tobie and Corissa Turley each had 15 points while Latique Wallton had 14 points. Alexandria Tobie ended the game with a double-double. Overall she had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks, and three assists. Corissa Turley had 15 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. COS will look to improve their overall and conference record against Porterville on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Porterville. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM. They will begin second round of league play on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at home vs Reedley. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

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