Driggs earns first-team, All-OEC honors

Driggs earns first-team, All-OEC honors

COSTA MESA -- Orange Coast College women's basketball standout Sydney Driggs capped off her OCC career by being a first-team, All-Orange Empire Conference selection, as voted on my the coaches at their end-of-season meeting.

Driggs, a solid sixth player for the Pirates as a freshman a year ago, stepped up as a sophomore and led the Pirates in scoring at 18.8 points per game to go along with 4.8 rebounds per game.

In OCC's 25 games played, Driggs played in 24 and in only three of those games did she not reach double figures, in spite of being one of the lone offensive weapons on the Pirates' squad this year.

Driggs cracked 20 more points in 10 games for the Pirates and 30 or more points five times, including back-to-back performances against Santa Barbara and Chaffey, where scored 33 and 30 points, respectively.

Against Saddleback College on Jan. 12, Driggs racked up 28 points, five rebounds and five assists to help lead Coast to a 103-91 win over the Gauchos. It was just the second time in 10 years that the Pirates reached the 100-point mark in a game.