Men’s basketball goes into overtime

The Pierce College men’s basketball team defeated Porterville College by three points, in a matchup that was pushed into overtime on Friday, Nov. 28 in Bakersfield.

The Brahmas edged out the Pirates 66-63.

Freshman forward Quincy Moore scored 17 points, the most for the Brahmas with one assist and six rebounds.

Sophomore point guard had the most assists, with 8. The team had a total of 14 assists.

This victory pushes the Brahmas record to 4-2.

In its second game of the tournament, Pierce defeated Barstow College with a wider margin, 81-72 on Saturday, Nov. 29.

Freshman guard Lorenzo Goines scored 15 points, the most on the team.

As a team, the Brahmas had 10 steals and nine assists.

After winning two games in a row, Pierce lost its last game of the tournament against Merritt College on Sunday, Nov. 30.

The Brahmas lost 74-62.

The defense was lacking and the Brahmas only had four steals and three blocks.

In its next tournament, the team will travel to Antelope Valley, to face Glendale College, San Bernandino College and Antelope Valley on Dec. 5-7.