Mortimer scores big for Cougars
Here is a breakdown on Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:
LEONNA MORTIMER — Lassen College (Susanville, Calif.), 2015 Douglas graduate: Mortimer scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Friday in Lassen’s 68-48 win against College of Marin in Livermore, Calif. The 5-foot-10 freshman forward had another double-double on Saturday with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 72-61 loss at home against Contra Costa. Mortimer played softball for the Cougars this past spring and is now in her first basketball season.
MADELINE LOWE — Sonoma State, 2016 Douglas graduate: Lowe scored 11 points in 13 minutes on the floor to help the Seawolves to an 87-84 win over Dominican at the CCAA/PacWest Challenge in Belmont, Calif. She shot 5-for-8 from the field. On Friday, Lowe had two points and four points in her Sonoma State debut, an 88-67 opening round win over Notre Dame de Namur.
JAMES HERRICK — Sacramento State, 2014 Douglas graduate: Herrick, a 6-foot-10 junior, scored two points and grabbed one rebound Friday in a 90-53 loss at Colorado.
CORRYNE MILLETT — College of San Mateo (San Mateo, Calif.), 2015 Douglas graduate: Millett had two points and four rebounds in a 70-56 loss Friday against Cabrillo.
SAM BROERSMA — Feather River College (Quincy, Calif.), 2015 Douglas graduate: Broersman is a 6-foot-6 freshman listed on the Feather River roster. The Golden Eagles are coming off a 2015-16 season in which they compiled a 27-2 overall record and won the Golden Valley Conference championship.
AMBER TAYLOR — William Jessup College (Rocklin, Calif.), 2014 Douglas graduate: Taylor ran 19:36 for 5,000 meters to finish 39th on Nov. 5 at the Golden State Conference Championships at Spring View Park in Rocklin. She was the No. 4 finisher for the Warriors.
WESLEY HUNDLEY — Earlham College (Richmond, Ind.), 2014 Douglas graduate: Hundley threw a 6-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter Saturday to account for Earlham’s scoring in a 74-6 season-ending loss against Rose-Hulman in Terre Haute, Ind. Hundley passed for 96 yards and rushed for 14 for the Quakers (0-10 overall).
Editor’s note: Please send an email to Dave Price at firstname.lastname@example.org If a student-athlete has been left out.