Falcons Host State Runner-Up

Falcons Host State Runner-Up

The 2017-18 West Hills Falcons will have their biggest test of the early season, with state perennial power Fullerton College coming to Coalinga on Thursday for a 6 p.m. game.

The Falcons are off to a 3-1 start, while the Hornets (ranked No. 8 in the state preseason poll) are 5-1 - having split wih state champion San Diego City College.

This will be Fullerton's only trip to Northern California this season.

The Falcons are averaging 88 points per game so far, ranking No. 11 in the CCCAA; while the Hornets are one of the top defensive teams in California - allowing just 66.1 points per game and 38.6 percent shooting (among the Top 10 in both categories).

WHCC has four players averging double figures in scoring, led by sophomore wing Darius Scott (19.8 ppg).

Fullerton also has four players with a double-digit scoring average, including Cal State Northridge transfer, guard Jason Richardson (20.3).