The first week of the Bay Valley Conference season was a very unpleasant one for the the Thunderbirds finishing 0-2. The Thunderbirds allowed the Los Medanos College Mustangs to slipped by them by 2 points. The Thunderbirds controlled the game by 11 points for 3 quarters. Numerous miscues and poor discipline on offense and defense in the 4 quarter created the final result Mustangs 68 Thunderbirds 66. All people affiliated with sports know that a season is not a race but a journey. For the Thunderbirds to resurrect a good start to the beginning of there season they must take 1 game at a time approach in the Bay Valley Conference. Discipline and attention to detail is a must for the Thunderbirds to reap the benefits at the close of this year's season and beyond. The Thunderbirds record stands at 11-7
William Tolefree led the Thunderbirds with 14 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals.
Joshua Hatcher had 13 points and 7 rebounds. He also was 4 for 4 from ft line.
Roman Robinson had 9 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals.