Vikings take 3rd place at the Merced College Coca Cola Classic

Vikings take 3rd place at the Merced College Coca Cola Classic

The Diablo Valley College Women's Basketball competed in their 2nd tournament of the 2017-2018 season with a 3rd place finish in the Merced College Coca Cola Classic Tournament in Merced, Ca. The Vikings opened the tournament with a 76-60 win vs. Merritt College. The Vikings had 3 players in double digits; Doris Jones 20 points (9-18 FG), Kendra Jeuitt 17 points (5-6 FG), and Antuanisha Wright 13 points (3-10 FG). The Vikings were up by 8 at halftime and kept the lead the entire second half to finish with the win. 

In the semi-final game of the tournament, the Vikings were defeated by Fresno City College (No. 2 in Norcal), 80-68. The Vikings got off to a slow start, giving up 31 points in the 1st quarter and trailed by 20 at the half. DVC outscored the Rams in the second half by 8 but it wasn't enough to finish with the win. The Vikings had 3 players in double digits; Antuanisha Wright 21 points (9-16 FG), Doris Jones 20 points (10-20 FG), and Kendra Jeuitt 13 points (6-13). 

The Vikings defeated Cypress College 93-53 in the 3rd place game of the tournament. The Vikings led 44-28 at the half and kept things rolling in the second half, scoring 49 points. The Vikings were on fire, shooting 47% from the floor and 48% from behind the arch. Doris Jones led DVC with 28 points (11-25 FG). Jahnay Anderson set a DVC record high 8 3-pointers and finished the game with 26 total points. Antuanisha Wright was 4-7 from the floor and 3-4 from behind the arch, finishing with 15 points. 

The Vikings take on DeAnza College on Friday, 11/17 at home at 6:00pm.