Junior college basketball: Fresno City men, women set for state title run

Fresno City College men’s and women’s basketball teams will begin its quest for a state final berth on Saturday.

The men were tabbed as the No. 3 seed and will face No. 14 San Jose City at 7:30 p.m. in a second-round NorCal Regional matchup.

The women earned the No. 2 seed and will tip at 5:30 against the winner between No. 15 American River/No. 18 Skyline.

Both teams are coming off a Central Valley Conference championship.

On the men’s side: No. 5 College of the Sequoias hosts No. 12 Monterey Peninsula on Friday. No. 13 West Hills visit No. 4 Las Positas on Saturday.

On the women’s side: No. 16 COS hosts No. 17 San Jose City on Wednesday. West Hills-Lemoore is the No. 11 seed and visits No. 6 Santa Rosa on Saturday.

The state final four is set for March 11-13 at Las Positas College in Livermore.