Both Redwoods teams win big on the road

File photo – Bradley Willis

Both College of the Redwoods basketball teams posted lopsided wins on the road on Friday.

The CR men defeated Gavilan 72-54, while the women opened the Mission College tournament with an 81-32 victory over Hartnell.

Ashley Quigley scored a game-high 23 points for the CR women, who were playing their season opener.

Quigley drained four of her team’s 10 3-pointers.

Three players enjoyed big debuts for the Corsairs, including Gracie Betts and Kathryce Danzuka, each of whom chipped in 14 points.

Rachel Valdez also enjoyed a big debut, scoring 13.

The CR women will continue play at the three-day tournament on Saturday.

The Willis brothers, Donald and Bradley, each continued their impressive start to the season for the Redwoods men, who improved to 2-0.

Bradley finished with 16 points in the win, while Donald followed his 25-point performance against Mendocino on Tuesday with 12 points on Friday.

The CR men ran out to a 30-point lead in the second half.

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