The playoff goal of the Cal State Stanislaus men’s basketball team took a hit Friday after a 59-47 loss to host San Francisco State.
Down by one at halftime, the Warriors were outscored 39-28 in the second half of their California Collegiate Athletic Association game.
Chris Read led the Warriors (14-10, 11-8 CCAA) with 14 points. Stanislaus is on the bubble for a CCAA tournament appearance with three games left.
Stanislaus women win – The Warriors kept San Francisco State winless with a 65-55 victory on the road.
Briana Cotton led the Warriors (7-16, 5-14 CCAA) with 19 points and Cassidy Sanders-Curry added 17.
The Gators fell to 0-23 this season.
Chico State 5, Stanislaus 1 – Wildcats pitcher Luke Barker threw a complete game, striking out 11 and holding Stanislaus (5-6, 0-1 CCAA) to three hits in their CCAA opener.
Marcus Mastrobuoni hit a two-out double for the Warriors in the fourth and advanced on a wild pitch, but was stranded at third.
In the sixth, Dante Broome singled and advanced to third on a Michael Chavarria base hit. Broome scored when Chavarria was caught stealing.
Stanislaus splits – The Warriors snapped UC San Diego’s 11-game winning streak in a 6-1 victory before being shutout 5-0 in the second game of a doubleheader at home.
Stanislaus (6-6, 2-4 CCAA) took advantage of three errors, three walks and two wild pitchers in the opener, scoring six times in the first inning on two hits.
Cassidy Duke went 2 for 4 in Game 1 and had a hit in Game 2.
UC San Diego (12-2, 5-1 CCAA) and the Warriors play another doubleheader today at 11 a.m.
Track and field
MJC men – For the second year in a row, the Pirates won their own 209 Shootout, scoring 163 points to second-place Delta’s 126.
Matthew East won four events to lead Modesto (100 meters, 200, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay) and Daniel Roberts won three more (shot put, discus, hammer throw).
MJC women – The Pirates scored 134 points to Delta’s 119 and Merced’s 30 in their 209 Shootout. Harleen Pabla and Melissa Garcia each won three events to lead MJC.
Pabla won the 1,500, the 800 and the 3,000. Garcia won the shot put, discus and hammer throw.
MJC men 6, Reedley 3 – After sweeping the doubles matches, the Pirates got a clutch performance from three singles players.
Coach Shawn Blark said Cory Purser was pressed into the top spot when doubles partner and regular No. 1 seed Jose Gonzalez had foot pain. Purser was defeated by Patrick Smith 7-5, 6-2.
Gurman Bains, JT Barcellos, Jake Varner also stepped up to face the Tigers’ No. 2, 3 and 5 players and each earned victories. Varner defeated Abraham Garcia 4-6, 7-5, 10-8.
MJC will not play Cosumnes River as scheduled on Tuesday as the Hawks are unable to send at least four players.
MJC women 9, Reedley 0 – Vanessa Tevas led a Pirates sweep with a 6-1, 6-0 victory against Kristen Clore and an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles with teammate Chiara Adamo.
Modesto flyweight Gilberto Mendoza defeated Javier Lapizco in a unanimous decision at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario.
Mendoza (5-4) trains at Bad To The Bonz Boxing Gym.