All Conference Honors

by Staff Feb 23, 2020

Gavilan College – Three members of the Rams men’s basketball team have been awarded honors at the Coast Conference Coaches end of the year meetings. Along with sophomore Kobe Ordonio, it was freshmen George Carter III and Tahjae Ordonio who were recognized for their play this season. 

Kobe Ordonio, a redshirt sophomore who just completed his first and last season as a Ram was named 1st Team All-Coast Conference. He averaged 26.8 points per game, shooting 46% from the field and 40% from behind the 3-point line. From the point guard position, Ordonio dished out 177 assists this year while bringing in 117 rebounds, 75 steals and 8 blocks. He started his first two and last two games as a Ram scoring over 30 points and had a season high 40 points against Chabot College.

Tahjae Ordonio, the younger brother of Kobe and more importantly to the Rams only a freshman, was named All-Coast Conference Honorable Mention.  While sharing the backcourt, he averaged 17 points a game, with a field goal percentage of 47.45, shooting 35.3% from behind the arc. He averaged 5 rebounds a game, 141 in total, 80 assists, 28 steals and 26 blocks. Against San Jose City College, on the road he scored a career/season high 26 points. On nine different occasions, Tahjae scored at least 20 points or more.

Carter a freshman from Brookside Christian in Stockton, was named All-Coast Conference Honorable Mention. The 6’4 guard/forward averaged 9.4 points, hitting on just under 43% from the field, grabbing 139 rebounds, to go with 40 assists and 40 steals. His career high came against Hartnell College, when he scored 22 points, reaching double digit scoring in 13 different games.

To finish out the regular season the Rams took on Monterey Peninsula College, and on the Lobo’s sophomore night came away with a 82-70 win. Kobe Ordonio showing why he was worthy of a 1st team selection score 37 points, followed by Tahjae who had 15 and 9 rebounds, While DeShawn Butler and Daemar Potts both finished with 9. 

The Rams finished up the year with a 10-18 record while going 5-7 in conference play, finishing on a two-game winning streak. The team which looks to return 9 players from this past season as well as 3 redshirts while losing only one player, has a bright future ahead of them.