BAKERSFIELD, CA – The Bakersfield College men's baseball team hosted the Citrus College Owls on Wednesday evening at the Gil Bishop Sports Center. The Renegades were hoping for a revenge, but the Owls once again showed their dominance winning 70-59.
Citrus started the scoring drive and continued to stretch all throughout the first half. Both teams had a rough time finding the basket in the first 10 minutes of the game as only a total of 16 points were scored, with BC falling behind (4-12). Citrus took their largest lead of the night to end the half, 20-39.
CC shot at 31% while BC only managed 26% in the first half.
Into the second half and Citrus increase their lead while Bakersfield pushed hard to try and comeback. Renegades got as close as an eight-point deficit but in the end could not get ahead.
Tyrell Coleman led the Renegades with 17 points and 11 rebounds. As a team, BC improved on their field goals in the final twenties minutes shooting at 50%.
With the loss, the Renegades drop to 11-8 overall and 3-4 in conference play on the season. Bakersfield host the next two conference games on Saturday against Glendale at 3PM and on Monday for a rescheduled game with Antelope Valley at 5PM.
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