Basketball

Jacks tip off conference play with doubleheader sweep

Elliot Portillo/Cal Poly Humboldt Athletics – Madison Parry in action for the Jacks on Tuesday night.

Both Cal Poly Humboldt basketball teams won their conference openers on Tuesday night, with a doubleheader sweep of Sonoma State at Lumberjack Arena.

The Cal Poly women won 65-55, while the men won 79-71.

Madison Parry scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the women, who broke open a tight game with a big second half.

With the win, the Jacks upped their record to 2-2.

Malek Davis led the Humboldt men with 21 points on 60 percent shooting and was 5-of-7 from 3-point range.

Jaden Edwards also had a big night and finished with a team-high 22 points to go with seven boards.

The Humboldt men also improved to 2-2 with the win.

Next up, the Cal Poly men will travel to Colorado for a pair of weekend games, playing Regis University at 5 p.m. Pacific time on Friday and Metropolitan State at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The Cal Poly women will play at Cal State Dominguez Hills on Thursday of next week at 5:30 p.m.

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