The Panthers continued their conference lead last night with an 86-84 win over LA Trade Tech. Sophomore Brian Beard had his 4th consecutive 30+ point game, putting a season high 35 on the board against the Beavers. Kameron Curl added an additional 24 points, including five 3s.
Chaffey led 41-39 at halftime. LA Trade Tech dominated the early going of the second half and opened up their largest lead of the game 69- 50 with 10:00 minutes left in the contest. The Panthers chipped away at the lead and with 1:43 left the CHP was down 82- 76. Chaffey went on a 10-2 run to end the game, punctuated by a Brian Beard coast to coast layup and free throw that made it 85-84 with 2.7 seconds left on the clock.
This was a huge road win for the CHP. Next up for the Panthers: Pasadena City College at home February 10th at 5pm.