South Suburban College Basketball Teams Advance to Regional Championships in Kankakee

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College (SSC) Basketball Teams won their National Junior Conference Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region IV Semi-Final Games over the weekend and will now advance to the Regional Finals this Saturday in Kankakee.

The 24-7 Lady Bulldogs defeated Oakton Community College by a score of 60-55. SSC was led by three freshman: CiCi Lopez (Whiting High School, Indiana) scored 15 points, Shayla Joyner (Hillcrest High School, Markham) collected 14 points and 6 rebounds, and Tyler Brown-Henderson (St. Francis de Sales, Chicago) posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Their Regional Championship Game will be played in Kankakee this Saturday, March 7th at 12 noon vs. the host team Kankakee Community College.

The 21-11 Men’s Team defeated Lake County 73-67 led by sophomores Lavell Boyd (Farragut, Chicago) with 29 points and 5 assists, and Jordan Perry (Crete-Monee, Crete) with 18 points and 6 rebounds. The Bulldogs will take on Olive Harvey Community College in Kankakee this Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Coach Pigatti at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2524. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.