The West Hills College Coalinga Falcons moved up one spot to No. 16 in this week's California Community College Men's Basketball Coaches Association poll.
WHCC is also ranked No. 9 in Northern California https://cccmbca.prestosports.com/sports/mbkb/2017-18/releases/Janaury_29_Poll
The Falcons are 15-4 overall and 6-2 in the Central Valley Conference - two games behind No. 3 Fresno and one game behind No. 15 Columbia.
This Wednesday, WHCC plays host to Merced College (1-7, 3-17) in the school's annual Coaches vs Cancer Night. Proceeds for all ticket sales, concessions, CvC t-shirt sales, donations, and halftime Falcon Flyers will go directly to the American Cancer Society.
The men's basketball team has also been signing-up WHCC employees throughout the week to be part of the 2018 Wall of Honor. Those donations start at $1 each.
Since 2011, when CCCAA members began the Coaches vs Cancer campaign, WHCC has raised the most money in Northern California with $12,926.73.
The WHCC athletic department will have a special halftime presentation, with cancer survivor Dawn Worth (community member and WHCC supporter) sharing her personal story - followed by a candlelight vigil from fans and WHCC students.
WHCC "COACHES vs CANCER NIGHT"
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
Doors open at 5:00 pm
Game Time at 6:00 pm