Philip Alston’s double-double led the way for California (Pa.) Tuesday night as the Vulcans returned home from Shippensburg with a 70-67 victory.

Alston scored a game-high 23 points and pulled down a team-high 10 rebounds.

Brent Pegram finished with 15 points for the Vulcans (4-1), and Preston Boswell added 10.

The Vulcans led 35-28 at halftime.

Carlos Carter led the Raiders (2-2) with 21 points. Rashon Johnson had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds, as did Luke Nedrow with 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Otterbein 78, Waynesburg 57 — The Yellow Jackets trailed by 13 at halftime and were unable to recover in the final 20 minutes for a non-conference road loss.

Otterbein (3-1) led 38-25 at halftime.

Nijon Kirkman led Waynesburg (2-2) with a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds, both team highs. Matt Popeck scored 12 points and Ryan Felberg finished with 10 points.

Dallas Patrick led Otterbein with 13 points. Cam Evans (12), Justin Carter (11), and Bryson Lane (10) also finished in double figures.

Women’s basketball

Otterbein 90, Waynesburg 62 — Otterbein led 26-10 at the end of the first quarter and pulled away over the next two quarters for a non-conference victory over the visiting Yellow Jackets.

Otterbein (4-1) led 53-28 at halftime and 74-39 after three quarters.

Brooke Fuller had a double-double for Waynesburg (0-5) with 20 points and 12 rebounds, both game highs. Anika Dansby added 12 points.

Katie McCrary led Otterbein with 14 points. Jenna Hoschouer (13), Natalie Galaida (12), and Kathleen DeCarlo (10) all scored in double digits.

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