COSTA MESA — The Orange Coast College women's basketball team dropped its second straight game Monday, falling to visiting Cerritos, 74-63, in the third-place game of the Erin Tomlinson Coast Christmas Classic at OCC.
Sophomore Helena Robel scored a team-high 17 for the Pirates (11-4), ranked No. 10 in the state and No. 6 in Southern California. Robel, who made all seven of her field-goal attempts, including three three-pointers, added three assists and two steals. She was the Pirates' lone all-tournament selection.
Cerritos, ranked No. 9 in the state and No. 7 in Southern California, made 22 of its 34 first-half field-goal attempts (64.7%) and finished with a 48-25 rebounding advantage to improve to 9-4.