The Panthers extended their lead on the South Coast Conference race tonight, defeating former Foothill foes, Rio Hondo 91-80 at home. The men (5-1) lead La Trade Tech, East LA, and Mt SAC in conference play.
Tonight, the men lead at the half 46-36, shooting 44% from the field. Sophomore Brian Beard had his third consecutive 30+ point game, scoring 32 points on the Roadrunners. Kameron Curl added an impressive 21 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 steals. AJ Kirkwood and Christian Carson each scored in double digits with Kirkwood earning a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in regulation play.
The men travel to LA Trade Tech Wednesday night. The last time the two teams met (1/20/17), the Panthers emerged victorious 99-85.