Marty James

Marty James

The Pacific Union College men’s basketball team lost its exhibition game, falling to Stanislaus State last week at Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena in Turlock, 105-69.

The Pioneers were led by Brandon Franklin (16 points on 6-of-9 shooting, 4-of-5 from 3-point range, six rebounds, three assists), Jeremiah Blandin (13 points on 5-of-11 shooting, 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals), Rae Hubbard (10 points, three rebounds), Jayson Marquez (eight points, six assists, three rebounds), Noel Briones (eight points), Chris Camper (seven points, three rebounds, two assists), and Corey Fitzgerald (seven points, two rebounds).

Stanislaus State made its first eight shots and got out to a 21-4 lead after the first three minutes of the game.

Pacific Union (0-1 overall) cut the deficit to 15 points twice in the first half – once with five minutes to go and again with two minutes to play.

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The Pacific Union College women’s basketball team fell to host Fresno Pacific University in an exhibition game last week, 93-51.

Leading the Pioneers were Imari Clinton (14 points, nine rebounds, two blocks), Molly Hargon (13 points, seven rebounds, three steals), Dominique Gordon (10 points, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals), Bailey Hunter (five points), and Karla McCommas (five points).

Pacific Union trailed 37-25 at halftime after being held to 26 percent shooting from the floor.

Pacific Union lost to visiting Northwest Christian University (Eugene, Oregon) in a nonconference game last week, 77-47, at Pacific Auditorium in Angwin.

The Pioneers were led by McCommas (12 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals), Kylie Beal (10 points, three rebounds), Clinton (six points, five rebounds, two assists), Hargon (five points, six rebounds, three steals), Hunter (five points, two steals), and Makan Kaikala-Laban (six points, two assists, two rebounds).

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Torrey Van Winden had 20 kills and her sister, Adlee Van Winden, had 13 kills to lead the host Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo volleyball team to a 3-1 Big West Conference win last week over UC Santa Barbara.

It was Cal Poly’s 17th consecutive win, a program record.

Torrey Van Winden had 10 digs, two block assists and 21 points for Cal Poly (22-2 overall, 12-0 Big West).

Adlee Van Winden had nine digs, two solo blocks, a block assist and 15.5 points.

The Van Windens are Vintage High graduates and are from Napa.

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Napa High graduate Ryan Imhoff had a double-double, scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds for Carroll College (Helena, Montana) as the visiting Saints won, 67-57 over St. Francis at the Sullivan Center in Joliet, Illinois on Saturday.

Imhoff was 7-of-14 shooting and had four steals in 23 minutes.

Carroll is 4-0 this year.

Email Napa Valley Register Executive Sports Editor Marty James at mjames@napanews.com, follow him on Twitter at @marty_nvr, or call 256-2223.

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Executive Sports Editor Marty James has been with the Napa Valley Register since 1979. He is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors, California Prep Sportswriters Association, and the California Golf Writers Association. He was inducted into the