By Steve Stockmar
The West Valley-heavy rosters of the Glendale Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams are home for an Arizona Community College Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday, Jan. 9. The women tip off first at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. when Central Arizona visits the GCC campus at 6000 W. Olive Ave.
Suiting up for the men’s team are sophomore Dustin Bankowski (from Glendale), freshman Darius Pearson (Glendale), sophomore Chris Mullaney (El Mirage) and freshman Ian Jackson (Surprise). The women’s team, meanwhile, features eight out of 14 roster players from the West Valley, including freshman Victoria Lamas (Surprise), sophomore Ky Morgan (Glendale), sophomore Money Hamilton (Glendale), sophomore Kristen Shinske (Peoria), freshman Chantel Sloan (Glendale), sophomore Alyssa Locklear (Glendale), freshman Madison Timpone (Surprise) and sophomore Yasmin Green (Peoria).
Tickets for GCC basketball games are available at the gymnasium box office, one hour prior to the game start time. Admission is free for children age 6 and under, GCC students and GCC employees (with college ID); $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and non-GCC students.