Nick Dragovich holding his own with Chapman University
Former Crescenta Valley High basketball player has helped Chapman Panthers win three straight games.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Former Crescenta Valley basketball star Nick Dragovich is averaging 6.8 points per game in 11 games for Chapman University. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)
Nick Dragovich (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) junior forward, Chapman University men’s basketball: Dragovich has fit in nicely, providing depth off the bench for the Panthers. His latest body of work came Monday during a nonconference home game against Colorado College.
Dragovich’s contributions went a long way for Chapman. He finished with six points and four rebounds to help Chapman earn a 62-48 victory. Dragovich registered four defensive rebounds in 16 minutes to help the Panthers win their third game in a row.
Dragovich also showed he could handle a role as a starter. Making his first start of the season in a nonconference home game against UC Santa Cruz on Sunday, Dragovich finished with seven points in Chapman’s 75-50 victory. He also had 10 points in a 57-55 nonconference defeat against Willamette on Dec. 19.
Through Monday, Dragovich is averaging 6.8 points per game in 11 games.
Dragovich’s younger brother, Davis, who helped Crescenta Valley appear in the state playoffs last season for the first time since 1994, is a guard at Chapman. He’s played in seven games, averaging 0.6 points per game
Chapman (7-5) will tip off play in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference at 7 p.m. Saturday with a road game against La Verne.
Stella Ghazarian (Glendale High, 2011) sophomore guard, Pasadena City College: Ghazarian and the Lancers are 10-4 and 0-2 in the South Coast Conference.
Pasadena posted a 56-48 victory against San Jose City College in the third-place game of the Jaguar Invitational on Sunday. Pasadena won two of three tournament games, opening with a 54-44 win against Laney College before suffering a 72-65 loss against Fresno City College on Saturday.
In a conference opener against host Long Beach City College on Dec. 19, Ghazarian finished with 12 points and four rebounds in a 71-57 loss.
Ghazarian is averaging 9.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per contest.
Dylan Kilgour (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) freshman guard, Macalester College men’s basketball: Kilgour has cracked the starting lineup for the Scots, beginning each of their first eight games.
He finished with five points and four rebounds Sunday in a 74-61 home loss against Lakeland. Macalester dropped to 3-5.
Kilgour, who helped Crescenta Valley reach the CIF Southern Section Division I-A semifinals last season, is averaging 10.5 points per game.