Giants women host FCC in opener of basketball doubleheader

Giants women host FCC in opener of basketball doubleheader

State No. 17-ranked College of the Sequoias hosts Fresno City in the opening game of a women's/men's doubleheader Jan. 11 at Porter Field House.

The women's game is set to tip-off at 3 p.m. Admission is $5.

The Giants' women (12-5, 1-0) opened Central Valley Conference play on Jan. 8 with a 97-50 home win over Taft (2-14, 0-1).

Alaysia Reed (Las Vegas) led COS with 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals.

The Giants also received 17 points from Felicia Ramirez (Caruthers), 15 points and four assists from McKenna Hsiung (Bakersfield); four points, eight rebounds and four assists from Serena Ybarra (Coalinga) and eight points each from Sapphire Jones (Hanford), Elyssa Brumfield (Golden Valley-Bakersfield) and Lucy Tazio (El Diamante).

Fresno City (8-7, 0-0) had a conference bye on Jan. 8. The Rams were ranked 20th in the state in the Dec. 23 poll, but have since dropped out after losing two of their past three games.

After playing Fresno City, COS travels to No. 10 Merced (12-5, 1-0) for a clash of conference heavyweights at 5 p.m. Jan. 15.

The Giants and Blue Devils shared the CVC title the past two seasons.