Ventura College Athletics

Pirates Drop Opener at Irvine Valley Classic

Pirate sophomore Dayshone Henry had 10 points and seven rebounds in VC's game Thursday against Cerritos at the Irvine Valley Classic.
Pirate sophomore Dayshone Henry had 10 points and seven rebounds in VC's game Thursday against Cerritos at the Irvine Valley Classic.

The Pirates men's basketball team had a rough go of it Thursday, falling to Cerritos 70-43 on the first day of the four-team Irvine Valley Classic. Timothy Turner had 13 points to lead VC (3-2) while Dayshone Henry netted 10 points with a team-high seven rebounds. Thomas Dangerfield scored six points with five boards in the setback.

Ventura trailed the Falcons 32-18 at halftime.

The Pirates move to the tournament's third place game on Friday Nov. 15. They will take on College of the Canyons, who lost to Irvine Valley 68-49.