November 30, 2010 > Warriors basketball teams open up season
Warriors basketball teams open up season
By Biff Jones
Fremont Christian High School boys and girls basketball teams opened up their respective basketball seasons last week. While the boys showed good signs, they faded at the end. Meanwhile, the girls team coasted in their one game.
Led by coach Curtis Coffey, the boys basketball team traveled to Head-Royce High School in Oakland on Tuesday, Nov. 23, for the season opening nonconference game. Fremont jumped out to a 12-9, first-quarter lead and led 25-24 at the half.
But the third quarter was owned by Head-Royce, who outscored the Warriors 20-6 in the period, going on to a 62-44 rout. Warriors were led by senior point guard Jeremiah Herzog -- a TCV Sports Male Athlete of the Month in March 2010 -- who netted a team-high 25 points. Next up for Fremont Christian is a tilt at American High School in Fremont on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Tip off is 7:30 p.m.
As for Michie Sierra's girls basketball team, her Lady Warrior opened their season at home on the Nov. 23 against Mountain View Academy with a relatively easy 42-26 victory.
Fremont Christian led 11-6 after one, 28-10 at the half and 38-17 heading into the final quarter. Leading Fremont was Kim Du with 10 points, five rebounds, five steals and five assists. Kemana Otosi also chipped in with a double-double: 10 points and 15 rebounds, as well as six steals.
Next up for the Lady Warriors is a road game at International High School of San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 2, before returning home to take on Redwood Christian High School of San Lorenzo on Friday, Dec. 3. Both games tip off at 5:30 p.m.