Monday, January 09, 2023 – 10:30 AM
EL CAJON, Calif. – Of their first GSAC recreation again after the Christmas break, the San Diego Christian School Hawks kicked off 2023 with a decisive, wire-to-wire, 87-72 victory over the (RV) Hope Worldwide College Royals. The victory strikes the Hawks to 3-5 total and 2-5 within the convention.
SDCC set the tone of the sport proper from the start. After Ausage Siamu gained the opening tipoff, Josh O’Campo buried a three-pointer 5 seconds later to seize the early lead, a lead the Hawks would by no means relinquish. HIU would make a few free throws quickly after to get inside one level, however a layup by Jnnah Felix, one other trey from O’Campo, and a fade-away jumper by Greg Chew went unanswered and the Hawks started to tug away.
San Diego Christian’s O’Campo would bury 4 three-pointers within the first half profiting from Chew’s excellent 10-board effort beneath the rim. Along with O’Campo’s 16 first-half factors SDCC’s Ryan Blackmon got here off the bench to drop in 10 of his personal serving to the Hawks to a 40-20 benefit on the break.
O’Campo and Chew continued to contribute within the second half scoring 6 and seven factors respectively, however Cameron Dashiell, Ausage Siamu, and Jonah Felix’s excellent play added to the Royals’ woes. Dashiell got here alive down the stretch scoring 11 factors and grabbing 6 boards all whereas being consistently concerned within the continuous full-court press. Siamu fought tooth-and-nail beneath the basket on offense to earn 10 second-half factors, whereas Jonah Felix quietly scored 8.
Coach Dwayne Cosby’s recreation plan required his males to work laborious for the complete 40 minutes of play, and work they did. Not content material to take a seat on their 20-point lead, SDCC continued to press the Royals and in doing so constructed their result in as a lot as 27 near the midway level of the second interval. Tenacious SDCC protection pressured quite a few HIU desperation photographs that accounted for the Royals’ 37.1 discipline objective share (15.8% from exterior the arc). The new-handed Hawks, however, shot 53.7% from the ground and 30% from three-point vary.
- Greg Chew earned his sixth double-double of the season – 13 factors, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 steals, 5 assists
- Josh O’Campo – 22 factors, 4 rebounds
- Ausage Siamu – 14 factors, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block
- Cameron Dashiell – 11 factors, 9 rebounds, 7 assists
- Ryan Blackmon – 11 factors, 3 rebounds
- Jonah Felix – 10 factors, 7 rebounds
- Jonah Felix is ranked #1 within the GSAC in 3-point share (55.6)
- Greg Chew is at present ranked #2 within the GSAC in rebounds per recreation common (9.6)
The Hawks return to the Grossmont School Gymnasium on Thursday, January 12 to host The Grasp’s College Mustangs. Tipoff is at 7:30 pm instantly following the ladies’s recreation.
Hope Worldwide College
San Diego Christian School
Golden State Athletic Convention