Just two months after Oxnard College decided to suspend its basketball programs, a Condor led his team to the state championship.
Ed Madec, the Rio Mesa High and Oxnard College product, coached the Fresno City men's basketball team to the state title for the second time in five years.
The Rams beat Yuba 77-62 in the state final Sunday at Consumnes River in Sacramento.
Mount San Antonio beat Foothill, 68-58, in the women's final. Ventura College sophomore Rebecca Griffin, who scored a game-high 14 points in the Pirates' semifinal loss, was named to the all-tournament team.