VISALIA - COS women's basketball needed a buzzer beating basket to defeat LA Valley 63-61 on Friday at Porter Field House.
COS (10-1) power forward Dojahnae Senegal only had 4 points, but the buzzer beater made that number a non-factor. Her basket will advance Sequoias to the next round.
Zharia McCollum had 19 points and led the Giants in scoring for the second straight game.
Idalis Rubalcava came two rebounds shy of a double-double, as she scored 15 points and recorded 8 rebounds.
Sequoias will play Ventura in the semi-finals of the Gilcrest Tournament. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Porter Field House.
Second round results:
Santa Rosa 44 - Mt. San Antonio 63
SJD 57 - Pasadena 60
Riverside 58 - Ventura 65
LA Valley 61 - COS 63
Reedley 55 - Foothill 95
Porterville 55 - AVC 56
Sac City 66 - Mission 79
Solano 55 - Cerritos 68.
Porter Field House:
Foothill vs. AVC 10 a.m.; Mission vs. Cerritos 12 p.m.; Santa Rosa vs. SJD 2 p.m.; Riverside vs. LA Valley 4 p.m.; Mt. San Antonio vs. Pasadena 6 p.m.; Ventura vs. COS 8 p.m.