The No. 6 Salt Lake Community College women’s basketball team defeated Colorado Northwestern 79-41 in Rangely, Colo. on Thursday and USU Eastern 80-70 in Price on Saturday.
The weekend sweep pushes Salt Lake’s winning streak to 11 games. The Bruins are 23-4 on the season and lead the Scenic West Athletic Conference with an 11-1 record.
The Bruins have won their last eight games by double-digit margins.
SLCC returns home to finish the regular season against Snow College on Feb. 14, Southern Idaho on Feb. 19 and North Idaho on Feb. 21.
Men’s basketball escapes scare in Rangely
After trailing 37-29 at the half, the SLCC men’s basketball team recovered to claim a narrow 66-65 victory over Colorado Northwestern on Thursday. De’Sean Parsons led the Bruins with 26 points.
Salt Lake also beat USU Eastern on Saturday, 77-59. Reserve center Brandon Morley led the team in scoring with 17 points.
The Bruins are 22-4 overall and 10-2 in Scenic West games.
Softball finishes strong in early-season tournament play
The No. 18-ranked SLCC softball team won six of seven games at the Great Western Shootout in Yuma, Ariz. The only loss was to Yavapai College, 4-3, on Feb. 5. SLCC proceeded to win their next four games and is 10-2 overall.
Through 12 games, outfielder Courtney Beavers leads Salt Lake with a .500 batting average and a .595 on-base percentage. Catcher KyRae Kogianes has a team-leading six home runs, 25 RBIs and a .974 slugging percentage.
The Bruins’ next matchup is a double-header at home against Snow College on Feb. 27 and 28.