The host Carroll College men’s team beat Montana Western in Monday’s Frontier Conference championship game, 79-65, as Ryan Imhoff scored 12 points and had eight rebounds and three assists in Helena, Montana.
Imhoff, a Napa High School graduate, started and played 36 minutes. He was 6-of-13 shooting.
Carroll (27-5 overall, 13-5 Frontier Conference) also won the conference’s regular season title.
Carroll advanced to the championship game with its 79-67 win over Rocky Mountain in Montana on Saturday.
Imhoff, a senior captain, scored 18 points on 7-of-14 from the field and had five rebounds and three assists in 33 minutes.
Carroll is No. 6 in the 2017-18 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.
The bracket for the NAIA Division I Championships will be announced on Wednesday. The tournament is March 14-20 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Season ends for Wesleyan
The season ended for Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut).
After beating visiting Southern Vermont in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday, 101-71, Wesleyan lost to visiting Swarthmore in the second round, 97-75, on Saturday.
Both games were at Silloway Gymnasium.
Nathan Krill, a Justin-Siena graduate who is from St. Helena, scored 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting and had 10 rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes in the game against Southern Vermont.
Krill scored eight points and had three rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 24 minutes in the game against Swarthmore.
Trent, Duke head to ACC Tournament
Gary Trent Jr., who played for Prolific Prep Academy of Napa, is averaging 14.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game for Duke.
Trent has started all 31 games for Duke (25-6 overall), which plays in the ACC Tournament starting on Thursday in Brooklyn, New York.
ng for Xavier
Paul Scruggs, who played for Prolific Prep Academy of Napa, is averaging 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per game for Xavier (27-4 overall).
Xavier won the Big East regular season title. Xavier opens the Big East Tournament on Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York.
State Community College Tournament
The 2018 California Community College Athletic Association Championships for men’s and women’s teams are this week at Ventura College.
In Thursday’s first-round women’s games, it’s Merced against Palomar-San Marcos, Los Angeles Trade Tech against Fresno City, Irvine Valley against Sierra-Rocklin, and College of the Sequoias-Visalia against Mt. San Jacinto.
In Friday’s first-round men’s games, it’s Santa Rosa against San Diego City, Yuba-Linda against Cerritos-Norwalk, Orange Coast-Costa Mesa against Fresno City, and Allan Hancock- Santa Maria against City College of San Francisco.