DVC MEN'S BASKETBALL ROLLS
Eric Nielsen had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds as the DVC men's basketball team beat Delta 65-63 in the San Francisco Tournament Sunday. Victor Mijas added 15 points and five assists for the Vikings (6-3).
DVC opened the tourney with a 65-51 win over San Jose on Friday, and then suffered heartbreaking loss in overtime against Ventura 74-66 Saturday.
The Vikings are off until facing Hartnell in the West Valley Tournament on Dec. 15.
The high-octane Vikings (8-2) finished the Contra Costa tournament with three consecutive blowout wins in which they averaged nearly 100 points a game.
The Vikings beat Taft 107-46, San Jose 80-53 and L.A. Harbor 108-61. Four Vikings had double-doubles against L.A. Harbor -- Doris Jones (18 points, 11 rebounds); Kelea Pickeral-Dennis (19 points, 12 rebounds), Safiyyah Yasin (16 points, 10 assists), and CC Cuneo (10 points, 10 boards).
Seuvahnia Kuka came off the bench to lead the Vikings with 20 points.
DVC will face Las Positas Friday in the Fresno City tournament.
-- Matt Schwab