Monday, February 27, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Meets Mt. Hoood CC at NWAACC Championship
The Shoreline Community College Men's Basketball Team will face the NWAACC Southern Region Champions, the Mt Hood Community College Saints, in the first round of the NWAACC Men's Basketball Tournament in Pasco, WA on Saturday, March 3 at 2:00 PM.
North Seattle CC lost to Whatcom Community College on Saturday night in Bellingham, WA 86-72 and SCC locked up the 4th seed from the NWAACC Northern Region with NSCC's loss.
SCC will go into the game with a 16-11 record overall, 10-6 in the region. Mt. Hood is 21-7 overall and finished 12-2 in the Southern Region. SCC is in the same bracket with Tacoma CC and Walla Walla CC and will play one of those two schools in the second round win or lose, as the NWAACC Championship is a modified double elimination tournament, with all teams guaranteed two games. But you must stay on the winners bracket side to win the championship.
All tournament games will be carried on iFiberTV at a fee of $10.00 per day for all games that day at the NWAACC tournament. SCC will Tweet the games on the SCC Tweeter Account - @sccathletics.
For further information, please call the athletic office at 206/546-4746 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
SCC Names Avery Scharer As Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
Sophomore point guard, Avery Scharer, from
Garfield High School, was named the Shoreline Community College Men's
Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts in two games this past week. The
Dolphins lost two tough game this week, to Peninsula College at home 108-100
and then to a determined Bellevue College team on Wednesday, 116 to 85.
Scharer, playing on a bad ankle, scored 27 points,
had 20 rebounds, 17 assists and 7 steals in the two games. Scharer leads the
NWAACC in assists with a 9.89 average and is 20th in scoring in the league,
with a 16.30 average.
SCC is 16-11 on the season, 10-6 in the NWAACC
Northern Region. SCC is waiting on the results of tonight's North Seattle CC
and Whatcom CC game. If North Seattle wins, then SCC and North Seattle will
play on Monday night in the SCC Gym in a "Play-In" game to go to the
NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship. If North Seattle Loses, then SCC advances
to the NWAACC Championship as the 4th seed from the region.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Is Routed By Bellevue 116-85
Avery Scharer led the Dolphins with 19 points and 6 steals, but theNWAACC leading assist player, averaging 10.47 assists per game, was held to no assists in the game. Earlie Dixon added 12 points for SCC and Joe Bodman had 9 points and 9 rebounds.
Shoreline was out rebounded 48 to 34 and their bench was outscored 49 to 38.
SCC now must wait on the game between North Seattle CC at Whatcom CC on Saturday. If North Seattle wins, SCC and North Seattle will play at Shoreline on Monday night at 7:00 PM in a "Play-in" game for the final NWAACC Championship spot in the Northern Region. If Whatcom wins, then SCC will go to the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship as the 4th seed from the region and play Mt. Hood Community College in the opening round on March 3.
Monday, February 20, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Loses 18 Point Second Half Lead and Game To Peninsula
SCC pushed out to a 56-44 lead at half-time and went up by 18 early in the second half (64-46), but the Pirates outscored the Dolphins by 20 in the second half (64-44) and went on to win by 8.
Shoreline was called for 23 fouls in the game, compared to 4 for Peninsula, as the Pirates went to the foul-line 38 times in the game, making 26, while SCC got 6 foul shots in the game. SCC had two technical fouls called on the team as well.
Freshman Earlie Dixon scored 20 points for SCC, followed by fellow freshman Will Acromite with 15, sophomores Joe Bodman added 14 and Kelly Hong, 12. Sophomore Avery Scharer, playing on a bad ankle had 17 assists and 14 rebounds from the point guard position but could only score 8 points on the night, with limited ability to drive the lane on a bad ankle.
Peninsula dominated the boards, getting 61 rebounds compared to 41 for SCC and SCC turnovers led to 36 PC points.
Shoreline is now 16-10 on the year, 10-5 in the NWAACC Northern Region. SCC needs to win Wednesday at Bellevue College to assure a NWAACC Championship Tournament bid or have North Seattle Community College lose one of its two remaining games. SCC plays at Bellevue at 7:30 PM.
Peninsula is 21-4 on the season and 11-3 in the region. The Pirates clinched NWAACC Championship bid with the win tonight. PC's DeShauen Freeman and J.T. Terrell both scored 23 for the Pirates while Dudley Ewell added 22.
Three SCC Student-Athletes Honored By NWAACC For Academics
Three Shoreline Community College student-athletes earned NWAACC honors on Monday.
SCC Volleyball player, Lisa Day and Jenny Voss, SCC Women's Soccer player, earned one of the highest honors given by the athletic association, the NWAACC All-Academic Leadership Award for their academic achievement and community or campus service. Day, a two time Most Valuable Player for the NWAACC Northern Region and academic scholar with a 3.84 GPA while dual enrolled at SCC and the University of Washington has served the campus as a volunteer in many volleyball clinics and camps over the past two years, working with young children to teach volleyball skills.
Jenny Voss, the first three sport athlete at Shoreline Community College in many years has a 3.65 GPA and plays soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter and tennis in the spring for the Lady Dolphins. She earned All-Academic in the fall in soccer, and just earned NWAACC All-Academic for women's basketball on Monday as well. Voss has earned three academic scholarships from Shoreline Community College Foundation and was picked to be one of the two student-athlete speakers at the SCC Foundation Breakfast last November.
Voss also leads the SCC women's basketball team in scoring, with a 11.48 point average per game. She is also 14th in the NWAACC in steals, with 66 steals this season so far.
Joe Bodman rounds out the NWAACC award winners, being named NWAACC All-Academic for 2011-12 in men's basketball. Bodman, a sophomore center from Post Falls, Idaho carries a 3.36 GPA and transferred from the Community College of Northern Idaho two years ago. The sophomore center is second in the NWAACC in rebounds, with a 11.17 average per game and scores 14.5 points per game, for the high flying Dolphins, who average 104 points per game this season. He has help lead the SCC men's basketball team to a 16-9 record and 10-4 in the region after a 13-13, 6-10 record last year.
Day, Voss and Bodman are all members of the SCC Green, Gold and Dolphin Academic Clubs for student-athletes and were honored last week at SCC Homecoming" by Shoreline President, Lee Lambert, for their academic achievements at the college as well.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Earlie Dixon Named SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Freshman forward, Earlie Dixon, from Juanita High School in Kirkland, WA has been named the SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Earlie scored 40 points in two games, with 11 rebounds, 2 steals and 6 assists to help the Dolphins to two wins during the week.
SCC beat Edmonds CC on Wednesday night 84-79and Dixon added 14 points to the effort but on Saturday night vs Everett CC, with SCC point guard Avery Scharer out of the game with a sprained ankle, Earlie stepped up with 26 points and 4 assists to led SCC to a tough 114 to 110 win.
SCC is now 16-9 on the year, 10-4 in the region and face Peninsula College and Bellevue College this Monday and Wednesday in the last two games of the regular season. A SCC win in either game or a North Seattle loss in their games this week assure SCC of place in the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship.
Earlie Dixon goes for a rebound
SCC Men's Basketball Beats Everett CC 114 to 110
The Shoreline Community College men's basketball team got a big win on Saturday night in the Everett Community College gym, as they pulled out a 114 to 110 win over the Trojans and put themselves into a good position to return to the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship, as any combination of one SCC win this week or a North Seattle CC loss, puts the Dolphins back into the NWAACC Championship tournament.
The Dolphins playing without starting point guard Avery Scharer, who was out with a sprained ankle, got 26 points from Earlie Dixon and Joe Bodman dominated the boards, collecting 15 rebounds in the victory. Kelly Hong scored 20 points, 18 from 3 point range and the trio of Will Acromite, Anthony Edwards and Bodman, scored 14, 13 and 12 respectively, in the usual SCC balanced attack.
Shoreline led 54-48 at half, but the stubborn Everett squad would never let SCC get away from them, as they almost matched SCC from 3 point range, 39 to 33 in points, but SCC dominated the boards, 66 to 51 in rebounds and points off turnovers 37 to 26 and SCC's depth outscored ECC from the bench, 41 to 22.
SCC is now 16-9 for the season, 10-4 in the region. Everett drops to 4-19 and 1-12. SCC is still in third place in the region, 1/2 game behind Peninsula College for second place in the NWAACC Northern Region and 1/2 game ahead of Bellevue College.
Shoreline plays Peninsula on Monday at 6:30 PM in the SCC Gym and then travels to Bellevue College on Wednesday night to face the Bulldogs in SCC's last regular season game. SCC has a bye on Saturday, the last weekend of NWAACC play. SCC can finish no worse than a tie 4th place now, which would force a play-in game between the two teams tied for the last championship spot. SCC can still finish has high as second with a win over Peninsula College on Monday and other games falling across the region during the week falling into place.
Peninsula will enter Monday's game with a 20-4 record, 10-3 in the region, and the Pirates are ranked 5th in the NWAACC. SCC dropped a 116 to 106 game to Peninsula at PC back in January. PC features the league's 2nd leading scorer, J.T. Terrell, a Wake Forest University transfer.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Beats Edmonds CC, Moves Into Third Place
The SCC Men's Basketball Team struggled shooting on Wednesday night, but was able to pullout the 84-79 victory over Edmonds Community College just the same and with losses by Bellevue College and North Seattle Community College on the night, the Dolphins moved into third place in the NWAACC Northern Region and gave themselves some breathing room in regards to the NWAACC Basketball Championship, as they now have a two game lead on North Seattle CC with 3 games to go, to clinch a berth in the NWAACC Championship.
Sophomore Avery Scharer led SCC with a great night, scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists, just one assist short of a "Triple Double". Kelly Hong added 15 points (5 three pointers) while Earlie Dixon dropped 14 in and Joe Bodman and Jordan Lupher scored 11 and 10 respectively.
The Dolphins only shot 39.5% for the night, only connecting on 12 of 25 free throws (48%) and could not stop Marc Taylor of ECC, who scored 31 points for the Tritons but costly Edmonds turnovers at the end of the game and Jordan Lupher hitting 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch, sealed the game for SCC.
Shoreline is now 15-9 on the season, 9-4 in the region. SCC trails Peninsula College by one game for 2nd place in the division and leads Bellevue College by a 1/2 game for third. Edmonds drops to 2-18 overall and 2-10 in the region.
Shoreline plays at Everett CC on Saturday at 6:00 PM. If the Dolphins win there, it will set-up another showdown game in the SCC Gym, as Shoreline plays Peninsula College at home on President Day (Monday) at 6:30 PM with 2nd place in the region on the line.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Joe Bodman Named SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Sophomore Center, Joe Bodman, was named SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Bodman scored 32 points in two games, pulled down 23 rebounds, had 5 steals, 4 blocked shots and 4 assists during the team's 1-1 week.
Bodman help led SCC to a 112 to 93 victory over North Seattle on Wednesday with 12 points and 16 rebounds and then in a 112 to 82 defeat to #2 ranked Whatcom Community College, scored 20 points and had 7 rebounds against the Orcas and added 3 steals and 3 block shots on the night too.
Bodman is second in the NWAACC in rebounding, averaging 11.32 rebounds a game, while scoring 14.77 points per game.
The Dolphins are 14-9 overall for the season and 8-4 in the NWAACC Northern Region. SCC is currently in 4th place in the region, with the top four teams in the division advancing to the NWAACC Men's Basketball Championship in the Tri-Cities the first weekend of March. The Dolphins are just one game out of second place and a half game out of third place, but has North Seattle sitting only one game behind them for the 4th and final playoff position as well.
SCC is on the road this week, facing rival Edmonds CC on Wednesday at ECC at 7:00 PM and then traveling to Everett CC on Saturday to face the Trojans at 6:00 PM. Shoreline returns home on Monday, February 20th for its last home game and "Sophomore" night in the SCC Gym. Game times is 6:30 PM.
Joe Bodman slams against North Seattle On Wednesday
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Whatcom Routs SCC Men's Basketball For Third Time This Season
For the third time this season, the Whatcom Community College Orcas got the best of the Shoreline Community College Men's Basketball Team. The Dolphins lost to Whatcom 112 to 82 in the SCC Gym as the Orcas swept the region series and beat SCC at a Thanksgiving Tournament. Whatcom scored 118, 120 and 112 points on the Dolphins in three games while holding SCC to under 100 points twice this season.
SCC was leading the game by 10 points with 5 minutes left in the first half, but point guard Avery Scharer, the NWAACC assist leader, got his third foul of the half and had to go to the bench and the Orcas took advantage, shifting the game from a 10 point deficient to a 11 point lead at half-time, 54-43. The Dolphins never recovered as Whatcom led 100 to 66 at one point in the 2nd half and cruised to victory.
SCC was led by Joe Bodman with 20 points and 7 rebounds. Will Acromite and Earl Thompson, Jr. added 11 points each for SCC, but no one else scored in double digits. Avery Scharer added 10 assists for the night, but struggled from the floor, shooting 1 for 9 for the game.
Shoreline shot only 29%% for the game, hitting only 26 of 88 shots and 4 of 24 three point tries. Whatcom shot 51% for the night and dominated the boards, out-rebounding SCC 66 to 49.
The Dolphins five game winning streak comes to an end and their record goes to 14-9 on the season, and 8-4 in the NWAACC Northern Region. Whatcom, the NWAAC's #2 team, is now 19-3 and 11-1.
SCC tries to return to win column as it travels to rival Edmonds Community College on Wednesday night to face the Tritons. Game time is 7:00 PM.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Beat North Seattle 112-93
The SCC Men's Basketball Team broke open a close game in the first half and took control midway through the second half on their way to a 19 point victory over North Seattle Community College at the "Homecoming" game at Shoreline Community College in front of a large crowd in the SCC Gym.
NSCC led by one at half, 46-45, but the SCC press wore down the Storm in the second half as SCC pushed their lead to 26 points at 104 to 78 and cruised to victory.
SCC had a balanced attack with 7 players scoring in double figures. Will Acromite and Jordan Lupher scored 16 each to lead Shoreline with Anthony Edwards adding 14 points with a 6 for 6 night from the floor, including 2 for 2 from three point range. Earlie Dixon and Joe Bodman added 12 points each and Avery Scharer and KJ Hong dropped in 11 points each to finish the double digit scoring for SCC.
Joe Bodmand had 16 rebounds for SCC while Avery Scharer added 5 assists, 2 blocked shots and 2 steals.
SCC is now 14-8 on the season, topping their victory total for last year
(13) with 5 more games to play in the regular season. SCC is 8-3 in the region and increased their NWAACC Basketball Playoffs chances by placing NSCC 2 games behind them now with 5 games left for both teams in the year. The top four teams in the region go to the NWAACC Championship, SCC is currently in 4th place in the region but could move up tonight depending on other teams results.
SCC plays league leading Whatcom Community College on Saturday in the SCC Gym at 4:00 PM. Whatcom has beaten SCC twice this season.
Sunday, February 05, 2012
Joe Bodman Named SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Bodman, a sophomore center from Post Falls, Idaho,
was named SCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts against
Skagit Valley College and Olympic College.
The 6’7” center scored 32 points, grabbed 20
rebounds, blocked 2 shots and had 7 steals in the two victories for SCC during
the week. SCC beat Skagit Valley 115 to 92 and Olympic 113 to 83.
Joe is second in the NWAACC in rebounding, with a
11.30 average per game and is third on the SCC team in scoring, with a 14.65
SCC is 13-8 on the season, 7-3 in the NWAACC
Northern Region and face North Seattle Community College on Wednesday in the
SCC Gym at 7:30 PM in a "Big" match-up, as NSCC comes into the game,
one game behind SCC for 4th place in the region. The top four teams in the
region go to the NWAACC Basketball Championship.
Ernest Johnson (know around campus at Dr. J), will
serve as a "Honorary" Coach for SCC for the "Homecoming"
game against NSCC.
SCC Men's Basketball Beats Olympic For Third Time
The third time was not a charm for Olympic College on Saturday in their own gym, as SCC and OC played for the third time this season, with SCC making a clean sweep of the three games with a convincing 113-83 win. SCC scored 113, 116 and 113 again in the three games vs Olympic.
The Dolphins raced out to a 56-30 halftime lead and never looked back.
Shoreline had a balanced attack with Avery Scharer leading the way with 14 points and 11 assists. Joe Bodman had 13 rebounds to go with his 10 points. The trio of Earlie Dixon, Evin Jones and Nashon George all scored 13 points, while Will Acromite added 12 and Troy Fiawoo scored 10.
SCC outscored OC 30 to 9 from the three point line, 59 to 33 from the bench and 25 to 10 in free throws.
Shoreline is now 13-8 overall, matching the number of wins for last season with 6 games to go and SCC is on a 4 game winning streak and 5 wins out of the last 6 games. SCC is 7-3 in the region (1 more region win already than last season) and in 4th place a game ahead of North Seattle Community College who is in fifth place. The Dolphins are a 1/2 game out of third place, 1 game out of second place and 2 games out of first place. The top four teams in the region go to the NWAACC Basketball Championship in March.
SCC hosts North Seattle on Wednesday in a "Big" game for the Dolphins as with a win the Dolphins push their hold on the final play-off spot to 2 games with 5 games left in the season. Wednesday is "Homecoming" for Shoreline Community College.
North Seattle is 11-9 on the season and 6-4 in the region. NSCC defeated SCC on January 11th 111 to 99 in the North Seattle gym. Game time is 7:30 PM on Wednesday in the SCC Gym, following the Lady Dolphins game at 5:30 PM.
Saturday, February 04, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball and Bo Kimble Featured In USA Today & NY Times
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
SCC Men's Basketball Routs Skagit Valley 115-92
The Shoreline Community College Men's Basketball Team raced out to 67-36 half-time lead, pushed it up to 87-47 early in the second half and cruised to a 115-92 win against Skagit Valley College on Wednesday night in the SCC Gym.
Sophomore Joe Bodman led SCC with 22 points and 7 rebounds, whileAvery Scharer scored 18 and had 16 assists in the game. Earlie Dixon scored 19 points and had 9 rebounds and KJ Hong scored 10 points to round out the SCC players in double figures. Nashon George had 10 rebounds for SCC as well.
Shoreline pushes its record to 12-8 for the season and 6-3 in the NWAACC Northern Region. SCC moves into sole possession of 4th place in the region as Peninsula College defeated North Seattle on Wednesday night and SCC was tied with NSCC at 5-3 before the tonight's games began. The top four teams in the region advance to the NWAACC Basketball Championship in March. Skagit Valley falls to 6-11 and 2-7.
SCC plays at Olympic College on Saturday at 4:00 PM and returns home on Wednesday night, February 8th, to face North Seattle CC in the "Big" game in the SCC Gym and it is "Homecoming Night" as well. Game time is 7:30 PM.