Basketball: COM guys have momentum heading into conference play

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No. identify Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt. excessive college

0 Garrick Sherrod G Fr. 5’9” a hundred and fifty five Hemet

1 Eric Mireri G Fr. 6’four” 175 Albany

2 Derek Morgan F So. 6’4” 185 Redwood

three Christopher Kress G Fr. 6’4” 185 Redwood

four Jaime Banegas F Fr. 6’4” a hundred ninety Albany

5 Jordan Kimel G Fr. 6’three” 175 Jewish group

10 Carlton Coleman F Fr. 6’3” 195 John Marshall

11 Jack Soldavini G So. 6’3” a hundred seventy five St. Mary’s

12 RJ Cutkelvin G Fr. 5’9” a hundred and fifty five Tamalpais

21 Nick Serb G Fr. 5’9” one hundred fifty five vintage

23 Joey Potts F Fr. 6’9” 185 Petaluma

42 Kevin Kahriman C Fr. 6’9” 295 Newark Memorial

schedule

Nov. three at Skyline L, seventy seven-75

Nov. 9 vs. Allan Hancock L, 113-seventy eight

Nov. 10 vs. Modesto L, 90-72

Nov. 18 vs. Butte L, seventy six-53

Nov. 28 at Butte L, ninety seven-fifty eight

Dec. eight vs. Victor Valley L, sixty one-fifty four

Dec. 9 vs. Feather River L, 87-seventy six

Dec. 13 at De Anza W, 81-seventy two

Dec. 23 at Merritt* 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 30 vs. Mendocino* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 2 at Alameda* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 4 at Los Medanos* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 6 vs. Solano* 1 p.m.

Jan. 9 at Yuba* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 11 vs. Contra Costa* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 17 at Napa Valley* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 19 vs. Merritt* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 24 at Mendocino* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 26 vs. Alameda* 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 31 vs. Los Medanos* 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 02 at Solano* 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 7 vs. Yuba* 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 9 at Contra Costa* 5:30 p.m.

Feb. sixteen vs. Napa Valley* 5:30 p.m.

•-Bay Valley Coneference game

getting into his 2nd season at the helm of the faculty of Marin guys’s basketball software, teach Scott Thom is only now getting the probability to groom the first class of avid gamers that he recruited.

Thom introduced in nine freshman avid gamers for this season — four of them have already assumed beginning roles — however with that much early life, some growing pains were inevitable.

“This year we actually focused on recruiting and again it appears like we’re in the first 12 months of building our program…these are all guys that we recruited, in order that’s a real plus to it,” Thom pointed out. “We know there’s going to be turning out to be pains early on. We in fact took our lumps. We begun the season 0-7. We performed some complicated groups which is decent for our guys and we have been lucky to get a grasp only recently which became good before we go into league.”

With Bay Valley convention play opening on Saturday with a highway game at Merritt faculty in Oakland, the Mariners 1-7 in fact needed a boost after losing their first seven video games of the season.

They bought just that with an eighty one-72 victory against a ranked De Anza school group closing week that gave the crew a chance to move into convention play with some self assurance.

“It become an enormous victory. It offers us momentum going into convention play and gets our self belief lower back up,” freshman look after Eric Mireri said. “We misplaced seven straight however that’s truly a large self belief builder..ach told us to believe in the work and purchase-in and every thing will get improved.”

Mireri turned into the first participant Thom recruited to play for the Mariners and the early returns had been respectable. Mireri is 2d on the crew in scoring at 12.7 features per online game, third in rebounds 4.three and tops in assists 1.9.

“He become my first faculty commit,” Thom mentioned. “He’s an outstanding young man, works definitely difficult…He can do all of it — can shoot, force, flow. He’s athletic. I’m really excited to monitor him improve, as i am all our guys.”

COM’s lone returning starter, former Redwood high standout Derek Morgan, leads the group in scoring 18.4 and rebounds 11.4 and has scored at the least 15 aspects in every video game.

“tremendous excessive motor, elite defender, he’s just a very first rate kid,’ Thom talked about. “He works really challenging and his basketball IQ has been enhancing — luminous when to move, when to shot, when to power. He attracts lots of consideration as a result of he’s a huge-time driver. His capability to make the further circulate has been a huge-time improvement for us.”

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