Cal Poly falls to UC Davis in women's basketball

sports@thetribunenews.comFebruary 10, 2013 

Nikol Allison scored a career-high 22 points off the bench, but the Cal Poly women’s basketball team lost 79-69 at UC Davis on Saturday.

Allison was 9 for 15 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds.

The Aggies held a 36-35 lead at the break and pushed their lead to as much as 13 in the second half.

Jonae Ervin, Ariana Elegado and Beth Balbierz added eight points apiece, and Kayla Griffin had nine rebounds and six assists for the Mustangs (13-9, 7-4 Big West Conference).

Sydnee Fipps and Celia Marfone each scored a team-high 18 points for UC Davis (10-12, 5-6).

Cuesta 90, L.A. Pierce 87
Four Cougars scored at least 20 points, and Priscilla Kluis scored the go-ahead layup off an Alyssa Palma steal with 34 seconds remaining in overtime to give Cuesta the road victory and move the Cougars into a second-place tie with Santa Barbara in the Western State Conference standings.

Miriam Zabinsky had 21 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, Alyssa Palma had 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and Aria Johnson had 22 points and five rebounds for Cuesta (17-9, 5-2 WSC).

The game-winner was Kluis’ only basket of the game.

The Cougars played with only seven players, two of whom fouled out, including Johnson, who left the game with six minutes remaining in regulation, and three played with four fouls through overtime.
Cuesta next plays host to Santa Barbara on Wednesday night.

MEN’S BASKETBALL
L.A. Pierce 80, Cuesta 63
Plamen Hristov scored 14 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Cougars as they fell to the Brahmas in Los Angeles.

Jeremy Landenbergue and Khirey Carson added 11 points apiece for Cuesta (6-12, 3-4).

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