Late Rally Falls Short as Warriors Lose at Long Beach

Photo by Brad Jacobson
Photo by Brad Jacobson

El Camino College rallied late but it was not enough as it dropped a 99-88 South Coast Conference, South Division contest at Long Beach on Friday night.

The Warriors trimmed a 20-point second-half deficit to just six with under a minute remaining but could not complete the comeback as the Vikings hit their free throws late to secure the win.

Justin Chambers led the Warriors with 23 points, one of four players in double figures. Da'Koda Lacey had 16 points off the bench; Tristan Egans had 12 and Nijel Jones added 10 in the loss.

The Warriors wrap up the 2017-18 season next week with a road game at Compton on Wednesday followed by the home finale against L.A. Harbor on Friday night.