COSTA MESA, Calif. – The 7-0 Lions made it harder on themselves in the second half, but regrouped in overtime to defeat Bethesda (4-8) by a 99-83 count. Vanguard led by 14 points at halftime, but a late surge by the Flames pushed it into an extra five minutes of play with an 81-81 score. Jamaal Lee (JR/Long Beach, CA) controlled the game on multiple levels as he tallied 23 points and snatched 14 rebounds – both were game highs. Rounding out his fingerprints on the contest were six assists, four steals, and two blocks.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - In the final outing of the Vanguard Thanksgiving Classic, the Lions (6-0) took care of business handily as they trounced Shepherd University by 24 points. Jamaal Lee (JR/Long Beach, CA) led the way for the Blue and Gold with 20 points and eight rebounds, pushing the Pride to the 91-67 victory in The Pit.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Vanguard (5-0) continued its unbeaten streak to start the year as they held on to win 74-72 over Trinity Christian College (1-4) in the first day of the annual Thanksgiving Tournament in The Pit. The Trolls came roaring back and tied the game in the waning seconds before the Lions held on to win by successful free throws from Jamaal Lee (JR/Long Beach, CA) after he was fouled in the lane.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The offense was clicking on all levels tonight as Zach Allmon (SR/San Luis Obispo, CA) posted a game high 26 points, dunking all over Bethesda (4-3) in the Lions 113-67 victory. Vanguard (4-0) continues its home winning streaking by shooting 45% from behind the arc and knocking down 12 triples. Brandon Brothers (SO/Pasadena, CA) contributed 17 points off the bench, nailing 5-7 from downtown.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Vanguard Lions (3-0) came out firing on Saturday evening when they faced off against Rio Grande (0-3) ending with a 90-64 victory. Shacquille Dawkins (FR/Santa Clarita, CA) led all scorers with 19 points shooting 6-9 from the field. Zach Allmon (SR/San Luis Obispo, CA) was second in scoring tallying 18 points while pulling down six boards for VU. Victor Evans (JR/Winnetka, CA) was crucial for the offense of the Lions contributing 15 points on the night.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Lions (2-0) kicked off a three game slate this week by defeating Whittier College in front of a full crowd in The Pit. Vanguard was guided to the 94-86 victory behind 17 points and seven boards from Malachi Hoosein (JR/Norwalk, CA) and 17 points from Zach Allmon (SR/San Luis Obispo, CA) to go along with 14 rebounds. The Blue and Gold put five players in double figures. Connor Longmire scored a game high 21 points for the Poets.
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