By Bontã Hill
Both men and women’s basketball teams went on the road to play in tournaments over the Dec. 4 weekend.
The women’s basketball competed in the Contra Costa Tournament on Dec. 4-6 and took home a championship by winning all three games with a combined total of 82 points.
Sophomore Monique Calvello and freshman Mone Peoples were selected for the all-tournament team. Freshman Jazmin Holmes took home the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award as the record of the state’s No. 2 team moved to 11-0 for the season.
During the preseason, the Rams have taken three tournament championships. Next, they will compete in Santa Rosa Junior College’s invitational tournament on Dec. 11-13. In two weeks, the Rams will be back at home when they host the Golden Gate Classic Dec. 19-21 in the Community Health and Wellness Center.
The men’s team lost to the No. 4 ranked San Joaquin Delta Mustangs in the first game of the 71st Modesto Tournament 86-69. The Rams took out their frustrations in the next two games by smacking Sequoias College 77-60. In the fifth place game, the Rams blew out Chabot College 92-77 to move their record to 9-3 for the season. The Rams’ men’s basketball team will play at the San Jose City College tournament Dec. 11-13.