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Falcons Slip to 4th With Loss to Sierra College

Falcons Slip to 4th With Loss to Sierra College

Folsom: In a challenging road game, the Falcons faced off against the Sierra College Wolverines in a highly anticipated Big 8 conference matchup. The Falcons displayed their tenacity and individual skills, with standout performances from players like Alysa Lopez, who led the team with an impressive 17 points, including two three-pointers. Corrie Harrison dominated the boards, securing a notable 10 rebounds in addition to contributing 17 points to the team's total. Emily Ko showcased her accuracy from beyond the arc, connecting on 2 of 4 attempts.

Despite the Falcons' commendable efforts, they were met with a formidable opponent in the Sierra College Wolverines. The home team secured a victory with a final score of 76-64, showcasing a robust offensive performance with a total field goal percentage of 44.4%. Sierra College's defense proved to be a significant factor in their success, recording an impressive 13 steals and six blocks throughout the game.

Folsom Lake shot 38.7% from the field, 41.7% from the three-point line, and a free throw percentage of 54.5%. In comparison, Sierra College boasted a 40.0% three-point shooting accuracy and a 70.0% free throw percentage.

Halfway through the Big-8 Conference season, the Falcons find themselves in fourth place with a 5-3 conference record and a 13-7 overall record. Sitting above the Falcons in conference standings are the three teams that beat the Falcons in the first half of the conference slate: Cosumnes River College, San Joaquin Delta College, and Sierra College.

Upcoming Games

Friday, January 26th in Folsom against Santa Rosa Junior College at 7:30 pm

Tuesday, January 30th in Stockton against San Joaquin Delta College at 7:30 pm

Friday, January 2nd in Folsom against Diablo Valley College at 7:30 pm

Friday February 9th in Folsom against Cosumnes River College at 7:30 pm

Tuesday, January 13th in Modesto against Modesto Junior College at 7:30 pm