The College of the Redwoods women’s basketball team won a third straight game on Sunday, beating San Mateo 81-56.

Ashley Quigley continued to impress, scoring a team-high 25 points for the Corsairs, who improved to 5-2.

Darienne Kartes and Dennise Horton each added 12 points.

Next up, the Corsairs open the Shasta tournament on December 5 against Simpson JV.

HSU men get back on track

The Jacks outscored visiting Cal State Los Angeles 61-35 in the second half on the way to a 93-81 win on Saturday night.

Jackson Strong and Robert Lewis each scored a team-best 21 points in the win, with Lewis adding 11 rebounds for a double-double.

Leland Green added 16 points, Isaiah Sampson 11 and Zachary Christian 10, giving a balanced Jacks offense five players in double digits in scoring.

With the win, the HSU improved to 4-2 overall an 1-1 in conference.

Thrower, Turner lead HSU women

Alexia Thrower and Tyra Turner each had a double-double to lead the HSU women past Cal State Los Angeles 72-70 at Lumberjack Arena on Saturday night.

Thrower finished with 23 points and 15 rebounds, while Turner had 14 points and 10 assists, as the Jacks won their third straight to improve to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in conference.

Sandin Kidder also had a big night, finishing with 11 points in the win, while Gabrielle Carbajal added 10 points.


Ray Hamill writes at, where you can read lots more about sports in Humboldt County.