More local players have made decisions on four-year schools. This time the athletes are standouts from the Chaffey College women’s team.
Coach Gary Plunkett says 5-foot-10 center Malika Fofana is headed to Cal State San Marcos, an NAIA program transitioning to Divsion II in 2014. Fofana averaged 12.7 points and 7.4 rebounds.
She had a season high of 22 points against lowly Cerro Coso. More impressive were a 20 point showing against Foothill Conference champion Mt, San Jacinto and 21 against Saddleback.
Bree Ball, a 6-foot-2 center, is attending NAIA Hope International University. She averaged 7.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. Her best of 26 came in a conference road game at Antelope Valley.
Ja’Lisa Gatlin, a 6-foot forward, will go to NAIA Dickinson State (S.D.). She averaged 8 points and 5.2 rebounds. Her best of 16 points came against Sierra.
The Panthers (20-9), third in the Foothill Conference, have a total of five players that have moved on. Earlier guards Sheyenne Williams and Ashlee Harper both decided on the University of Mary (N.D.)