Men’s basketball loses first tournament

The Pierce College men’s basketball team started the season off 1-2 in its first tournament of the season on Thursday, Nov. 6.

The Brahmas were defeated in their first game of the season against Southwestern 88-76.

The Brahmas were led by forward Devron Reynolds who scored 20 points (6-15) and JR Williams who added 17 points.

Pierce had 14 turnovers during the game and trailed 48-36 at halftime.

In the second game of the tournament the Brahmas were able to get their first win of the season by defeating Mira Costa 72-64 on Friday, Nov. 7.

Pierce was led by sophomore Jordan Fuller who scored 18 points and Williams who had eight points 10 assists and 10 rebounds. Mira Costa led at halftime 30-28 before Pierce outscored the Spartans in the second half by 10 points.

Pierce had another off shooting night in the third game against Santa Ana falling to the Dons 75-63 on Saturday, Nov 8.

Pierce was led by Reynolds who was the leading scorer for the Brahmas for the second time of the tournament adding 20 points. However Pierce was 33.3 percent from the field and turned the ball over 14 times.

The Brahmas will have the week off before returning to action for their home opener against the Glendale College Vaqueros on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.