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Cubs Pick Up Big Win Against Mt Sac

February 12, 2008

LA City 86 @ Mt. San Antonio College 64
Fri. Feb. 8

Scott Sterling (Bronx Regional HS / NYC) opened LA City’s scoring with a 3-point swish from the right wing and it proved to be a sign of better things to come for the Cubs (21-7, 4-2) against Mt. San Antonio College. In a game that was crucial to the Cubs hopes for a post-season berth, LA City took control of the contest midway through the first half and cruised thereafter.

The closest the Mounties came to the Cubs was 19-17 with 9:00 minutes remaining in the first half. The Cubs then went on a 27-to-9 run to take a 20-point half time lead, 46-26.

The Cubs began the second half with Sterling replicating his first half start – a three-point shot from the wing. A proceeding missed jump shot by Mt. SAC’s Keyshawn Ross led to a Cub fast break with Sterling passing to Travis George who scored a driving lay-up and was fouled. George completed the three-point play with a free throw and jump started the Cubs to a 26-point lead with 19 minutes remaining.

Sophomore 6-8 forward Diego Belizario (Laurinburg Prep. / Sao Paulo Brazil) had a career best game with 24 points and 23 rebounds. Sterling finished with 18 points, six rebounds, and six assists. Freshman guard Branden Fisher (Genesis Prep, Miss. / Chicago) chipped in eight points and seven assists.