Alex Igual scored 20 points to lead Cuesta College’s men’s basketball team to a 79-72 overtime victory over Butte in the third-place game of the San Joaquin Delta tourney Sunday in Stockton.
Igual banked in a long 3-pointer as time expired in regulation to tie the score at 69 and force overtime.
Oscar Pedroso scored 17 points for Cuesta, which improved to 8-6 overall. Brett Hartshorne added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Cougars.
Cuesta played without starting power forward Kyle Geer, who suffered an ankle sprain during Saturday night’s 86-77 semifinal loss to Sierra, but Tayler Thompson stepped up in Geer’s place with seven points and 12 rebounds.
Cal Poly wrestler Lotito third at Reno event
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Cal Poly sophomore wrestler Devon Lotito took third place at 133 pounds Sunday at the Reno (Nev.) Tournament of Champions.
Lotito went 5-1 in the tournament to improve to 9-5 on the season. He reached the semifinals with a technical fall and two decisions before losing a 9-0 major decision to Nick Soto of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Also for Cal Poly, Blake Kastl (149) went 5-2, Kyle Chené (149) was 4-2, and Victor Trujillo (133), Colt Shorts (141) and heavyweight Spencer Empey each went 3-2.