Bakersfield College’s men basketball team pulls a close victory against LA Pierce College


Alexandra Apatiga

Jamar Hammonds shooting mid-air during the Bakersfield College basketball home game against Los Angeles Pierce College.

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

Bakersfield College’s Men Basketball team pulled a close victory against Los Angeles Pierce College at the BC home game on Jan. 17.

Scoring 77-74, Jamar Hammonds led the way for the Renegades by scoring 24 points. Teammate Jaylunn English scored an additional 22 points. Bakersfield College took the lead by 10 points during the first half, and were able to maintain a slight lead just enough for them to win the game during the second half.

Overall the BC Renegades made over half their free throw shot, making 77 percent into the hoop, as well as 46 percent of their field goal shots. Only 29 percent of the 3-point shots made scored.

The Men’s Basketball team will be playing at home again Jan. 24, their opponent will be West Los Angeles College. The game will begin at 7 p.m. in the Gil Bishop Sports Center.