Led by freshman Zachery Kelsh with 31 points, the SCC Men’s Basketball team defeated Whatcom Community College on Wednesday night in the SCC Gym 97-94. Whatcom is ranked #4 in the NWAACC Top 10 Poll while SCC dropped out after being ranked #8 the past two polls. Kelsh also had 7 rebounds on the night. Shoreline also had four other players in double figures, as Sean Jones had 15 points, Blayne Clanton and Alfie Miller added 13 each and Joseph Holifield dropped in 12.
Whatcom jumped out to an early double digit lead, but SCC cut it to two points at half-time, 40-38. SCC grabbed several leads of 10 points in the second half, but Whatcom came fighting back as well. SCC shot 50% for the game including 7 of 13 from 3 point range.
Shoreline is now 10-5 overall, 3-2 in the NWAACC Northern Region. SCC travels to Edmonds CC on Saturday night to take on the rival Tritons. Game time is 7:00 pm. Whatcom is now 11-3 overall and 3-2 in the region.
Kelsh scored 31 points on WCC