Dons Fall 74-65 in Season Finale Versus Saddleback

Dons Fall 74-65 in Season Finale Versus Saddleback

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Santa Ana College Men's Basketball hosted Saddleback College (17-11, 9-7)  for their season finale on Friday night. 

The Dons (5-21, 2-14) played the Bobcats tough throughout the contest but ultimately fell by a score of 74-65. 

Sophomore Brandon Green had a big night in his last game at SAC, finishing with 16 points while going 6-of-7 from the free throw line. 

Russell Malone had a team high 20 points to go with six rebounds and three points while Ben Ahinaquah finished the season strong with a 13 point, seven board night. 

The Dons played well but struggled handling the size of Saddleback, resulting in a 39-31 difference on the glass. Santa Ana was also hurt by their shooting percentage as they went 21-of-57 (36.8%) from the field while the Bobcats hit 45.6 percent of their shots. 

Santa Ana will head into the offseason with a solid group of freshmen set to return while they look for a few impact players to improve their chances during the 2022-23 season.