The SCC Men's Basketball Team defeated Peninsula College on Wednesday night in the SCC Gym 112-98 in overtime. SCC missed an open lay-up with 1 second left in regulation but would not be denied in over-time, out scoring the Pirates 25-11 in the extra 5 minutes.
SCC led most of the way, being up 50-44 at half-time and leading most of the second half, but PC would not give up and tied the game at 87-87 and played for the last shot and missed, SCC took off on a fastbreak but missed the final shot in regulation.
SCC was led by Joshua Youngblood with 27 points and Nahshon George, who scored 25 points but was dominant on the boards, grabbing 22 rebounds. Kadeem Stewart and Abdul Mohamed added 15 points each, Joe Dickinson 14 and Bulla Viena 10.
SCC is now 8-15 on the year and 6-7 in the NWAACC Northern Region. Peninsula falls to 16-10 and 7-6. SCC has pulled within 1 game of the final playoff spot in region. If SCC can win its final game on Saturday at Whatcom Community College and other teams lose, SCC could be in a play-in game situation to go to the NWAACC Championship the following weekend in the Tri-Cities.