After dropping last Friday's contest against Long Beach City College, the #15 LA Trade-Tech Beavers wrapped up their nonconference home schedule with an exclamation point, defeating the #10-ranked Cerritos College Falcons 93-78, improving their record to a solid 13-3.
Erickson Gonzalez-De Leon came off the bench to lead the team in scoring, netting 24 points in his 28 minutes on the floor. Two Beavers finished with double-doubles: Fredelin Dela Cruz for his 20 points and a game-high 16 rebounds, and Mark Chin with 10 points and a game-high 10 assists.
South Coast Conference play begins for LA Trade-Tech on Friday night, as they head to El Camino for a 6 p.m. matchup. They then return home for a Men's-Women's doubleheader against Mount San Antonio College on Wednesday, January 23, starting with the Men's game at 5 p.m.
Brian Mellblom - Sports Information Specialist