College Aotw
Athlete of the Week Basketball Long Beach City College Long Beach State’s College Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship.

Jace Bass, LBCC Basketball

Long Beach City College sophomore Jace Bass led the Vikings in an impressive set of games last week, scoring 46 points in the first, 21 in the second, and 41 points in the third game, while shooting better than 60% from the field.

Ma’Qhi Berry, Long Beach State Basketball

Long Beach State’s Ma’Qhi Berry led the Beach to a Big West Conference-opening victory over Cal Poly with a big night while playing all 40 minutes of the game. The Beach won 72-69 as Berry scored 24 points on 9/13 shooting with four rebounds and four assists.


Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.