Fleming posts double-double in loss to Porterville

Fleming posts double-double in loss to Porterville

Sophomore Kamron Fleming scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds but turnovers hurt West Hills College Lemoore in a 99-77 Central Valley Conference loss at Porterville College on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles were coming off a 91-81 win against Merced College on Wednesday but couldn't keep the momentum going against the Pirates. Saturday's defeat dropped West Hills to 4-21 overall and 2-9 in the CVC.

Porterville (13-11, 6-4 CVC) led 48-034 at halftime and the Eagles couldn't erase the 14-point deficit.

Fleming did all he could to keep West Hills in the game. He made 7 of 15 shots, including a pair of three-pointers. His 13 boards tied a season high. Fleming also had 3 steals and 2 assists.

Arthur Madison led all scores with 21 points, marking a new season best for the freshman. He also contributed 5 steals, and 4 rebounds. Bryce Hernandez chipped in with 18 points and 4 rebounds.

The Golden Eagles return to action on Wednesday (Feb. 12) when they travel to Columbia College for a 6 p.m. Central Valley Conference game.