ELAC Basketball Earns Yearly Honors

March 21, 2022
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ELAC Basketball Earns Yearly Honors for 2021-2022 Season

MONTEREY PARK, CA-Both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams at ELAC found success in the 2021-2022 season. Both made the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Playoffs as well as took home some South Coast Conference-North (SCC) yearly honors as well.

The Men’s team finished the season with 25 wins and 5 losses and their sixth straight SCC-North title. This included a 17 game winning streak that was ended with a loss to West Los Angeles College in the third round of the CCCAA regional playoffs. The Husky men were undefeated at home (8-0) as well as in South Coast Conference play (8-0).

"Proud of this young group. They faced a lot of pressure this season, and we have a lot of freshmen that will return for next season," said Coach John Mosley.

ELAC Men’s Basketball 2021-2022 Awards:
Sixth Straight SCC-North Title
SCC-North Coach of the Year for the sixth straight year
John Mosley
CCCMBCA All-State Team
Cory Cofield, Freshman Guard
SCC-North Player of the Year
Cory Cofield, Freshman Guard
All SCC-North First Team
Tyrelle Hunt, Sophomore Guard
Bryan Penn-Johnson, Sophomore Center
All SCC-North Honorable Mention
JT Langston, Freshman Forward
Dezmond Washington, Sophomore Guard/Forward

The ELAC Women’s Basketball team finished their season with 21 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the SCC-North division. The team made the CCCAA regional playoffs as the 6th seed but lost in double overtime in the sweet sixteen to Moorpark college. This was coming off the game before in which ELAC won on a last-second jump shot from Delilah Kimble-Gray.

"I am very proud of all our players for their accomplishments this season. We were the 6th seed in the playoffs and ranked as the 10th best team in the state of California in the last poll of the season," said ELAC Women's Basketball Coach Bruce Turner.

ELAC Women’s Basketball 2021-2022 Awards:
CCCWBCA State 3rd Team
Delilah Kimble-Gray, Sophomore Guard
CCCWBCA All-Academic Selection
Delilah Kimble-Gray, Sophomore Guard, 3.81 GPA
All SCC-North First Team
Delilah Kimble-Gray, Sophomore Guard
Destyni Heard, Sophomore Guard
All SCC-North Second Team
Naomi Winston-Ellis, Sophomore Guard/Forward
Isabel Arango, Freshman Guard

ELAC Athletics competes in 16 different sports including basketball. To learn more about ELAC Athletics visit their website at www.elacathletics.com. The ELAC Men’s Basketball team was the focus of the Netflix series titled Last Chance U: Basketball. The first season which chronicled the 2019-2020 season can be found on Netflix at www.netflix.com/title/81046613.

ELAC is the largest of nine two-year community colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), www.laccd.edu. More information about ELAC is available online at http://www.elac.edu/. Follow ELAC on social media, Facebook @Eastlacollege, Twitter @Eastlacollege, and Instagram @ELACHuskies.