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Both San Mateo County Community College women’s basketball teams — San Mateo and Skyline — have advanced to Saturday’s second round of the 3C2A state basketball tournament, along with the Skyline men’s team.

All five San Mateo County women’s and men’s community college basketball teams have earned postseason berths in the California Community College Athletic Association state regional tournaments — with first-round games set for Wednesday night.

College of San Mateo is featured in the season 10 of The College Tour, a groundbreaking series from Emmy-nominated producers Alex Boylan, Lisa Hennessy, and Burton Roberts, which is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

The beginning of February featured milestones of 700, 600, and 500 for College of San Mateo athletics. Softball coach Nicole Quigley-Borg started the month reaching 600 wins with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Sacramento City College. Following another pair of victories over College of the Siskiyous on Saturday, she now has a record of 602-145 in 18 seasons at the CSM helm.

Down by 18 points in the second half, and without its season leading scorer, the College of San Mateo men’s basketball team staged a tremendous comeback to knock off No. 22-ranked Ohlone College, 71-66, Wednesday night at College Heights gymnasium. Both teams are now 2-2 in Coast North play.

Last week’s state coaches poll does not have Skyline in the top 25 rankings, while CCSF is No. 12, Chabot (1-2, 13-6) No. 17, and San Mateo No. 21. CSM, at 14-5, currently has the best overall record in the conference.

San Mateo County basketball teams bring pacesetting non-league records into the official start of Coast North Conference play this week.

Jayonnah Carter just made it to the 600-point career plateau before being knocked out of Saturday’s 2023 women’s basketball finale at College of San Mateo’s College Heights gym against West Hills.

The College of San Mateo women’s volleyball team took its first step towards a return trip to the 3C4A state finals, sweeping visiting Sacramento City College, 3-0, in Saturday’s playoff opener.

The spirit of unity and empowerment was palpable as IX in Action, the dynamic learning community for female student-athletes at College of San Mateo (CSM), embarked on their second annual Half Moon Bay fall kickoff event. This eagerly anticipated event, held right before the start of the fall semester, marks the beginning of a new academic year filled with growth, camaraderie, and achievement.