Quistas Beat Oxford at Home
The Quistas defeated Oxford College of Emory University, 86 to 70, on Friday. Top scorers include Yamil Marrero 11 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks; Taylor Breck 15 points and eight rebounds; and Daemon Ashley with 16 points.
The team is now 5-12.
Two Volleyball Players Named All-Americans
The NJCAA released their 2014-15 Div II All-Americans. Sophomore Jordan Bickett, outside hitter, was named second team All-American and sophomore Logan Miller, opposite hitter, was named Honorable Mention All-American.
Jordan recorded 470 kills, .236 hitting efficiency, 19 aces, 418 digs, and 73 blocks for the season and Logan recorded 502 kills, averaging 3.32 kills per set, .268 hitting efficiency and 68 blocks for the season.
Basketball Endures Loss to Manatee-Sarasota
On Tuesday November 25, the Quistas competed against State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota and lost: PHSC 84, SCF 98. Top scorers of the game were, Terrance Briggs with 16 points and five rebounds; Daemon Ashley with 15 points and four assists; and Victor Davila with 13 points and 11 assists.
The Quistas will face Santa Fe College at home on December 3 at 7 p.m. The team's current record is now 4-8.
Basketball Overcome by Gulf State
On Friday, November 11, the Quistas played tough against Gulf Coast State College, but lost, PHSC 57, Gulf Coast 72. Top scorers of the game were Taylor Breck 18 points and Daemon Ashley 19 points.
The team will play Northwest Florida State College tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Northwest Florida State College. NWFSC is one of the top NJCAA basketball schools in the country. The Quista's record is now 4-6.
PHSC Splits Matches On Opening Day of National Tournament
Fourth seeded Pasco-Hernando State College (39-5) defeated Waubonsee Community College 3-0 (25-19, 27-25, 25-22) in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Phoenix, Ariz. on Thursday afternoon. The win moved the team into a winners bracket game against No. 5 Columbus State Community College of Ohio on Thursday night.
PHSC (39-6) came out strong winning the first set 25-22, but fell in the final three sets 12-25, 23-25 and 12-25. The loss moved the team into a match with Des Moines Area Community College at 4:30 p.m. EST on Friday. The winner of that match will advance to the finals for fifth place on Saturday. The loser will be play for seventh place. You can watch the tournament at www.njcaatv.com.
Basketball Suffers Loss to Polk State
The Quistas played a tough game against Polk State College last night. The final outcome was Polk 85, PHSC 65. The top scorers of the game were, Taylor Breck with 16 points and four rebounds; Daemon Ashley, 14 points and Shane Temara 13 points and four rebounds.
The team plays Gulf Coast State College at the Bruce Steward Classic in Niceville, Fla. on Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Northwest Florida State College gym.
Quistas Fall to Indian River
On Monday the Quista's played against Indian River State College. They played hard, but lost, PHSC 62 to IRSC 90. Top scorers of the game were Daemon Ashley with 18 points and Shane Temara with 18 points and seven rebounds.
The Quistas play Polk State College tonight, at home, at 7 p.m. The current record is 4-4.
St. Pete Overcomes Quistas Basketball
On Saturday November 15, the Quistas battled St. Pete College, but lost. Final score: PHSC 75 , St. Pete 87. Top players of the game included, Daemon Ashley 17 points and Victor Davila 14 points, and five steals.
The Quistas will play Indian River State College on Monday November 17 in Ft. Pierce at 7 p.m. Their record is now 4-3.
Basketball Wins at Home Against Johnson University
The Quistas defeated Johnson University last night, 74-64. Top scorers were Shane Temara with 19 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks and Daemon Ashley with 16 points and five rebounds.
The next game will be against St. Petersburg College on Saturday November 15 at 4 p.m. at St. Petersburg College.
Cross Country Team Places 18th in NJCAA 5k
The women's cross country team finished 18th place in the NJCAA 5k race. The course was challenging, the weather was cold and there were high winds but the ladies ran strong. The team was led by sophomore Melody Yero finishing in 19:58 and freshman Angela Cruz finishing in 19:59.
This is the first time all season the ladies broke into the 19s. Alyssa DeLigio was the third finisher for the team in 20:18. Rounding out the scoring were sophomore Kristen Dunlap in 20:43 and freshman Roxanna Caballero in 20:47. Samantha Martinez and Elise Cedre ran as sixth and seventh runners with times of 20:49 and 20:52.
The 18th place finish matches the 2013 team finish.