Men's Basketball vs. Diablo Valley College

Trina Shaner's buzzer beating shot gets Hawks Conference play started in style!

Trina Shaner's buzzer beating shot gets Hawks Conference play started in style!

The Hawks got their Big 8 Conference schedule off to the best start possible with a thrilling last half second victory over Modesto Jr College at Modesto.

CRC got the ball back down 63-61 with 10 seconds left with a specific play in mind from CRC Head Coach Coral Sage, "We wanted to run a little screen for Trina and she was open for the shot and when she took it I thought "Oh my gosh it's offline"".  Shaner hit the shot off the glass leaving just .5 on the game clock as the Hawks won their opener.

Trina Shaner only had 6 points on the night but both baskets were three pointers for the Hawks.

Daija Ward continued her solid play this year with 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals for her nights effort. Jasmine Chapman had 13 points while Nayani Gordon added 12 on a very efficient 5-7 from the field although she struggle from the foul line going just 2-8. Gina Ingravallo had a stat filling line with 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 5 steals.

The Hawks trailed by one at halftime 28-27 before coming out in the third and fighting for a 17-11 advantage in the quarter setting up the final period's high scoring excitement.

With the victory the Hawks are one of four teams atop the Big 8 Conference with 1-0 records and CRC is now 5-9 overall.

Next up for the Hawks is a home game in the CAC on Friday at 7:30 against Santa Rosa who come in with an 0-1 conference record and 5-10 record overall.