The Salt Lake Community College men’s basketball team edged Eastern Utah by a score of 90-86 on the road in Price, Utah on Friday. 22 offensive rebounds for the Bruins was the difference maker in the game. Jayson Cheesman had 10 of those for Salt Lake.
Five Bruins finished the game in double digits. Cheesman led the Bruins with a double-double (10 rebounds, 11 points) followed by Louis Garrett with a team high 16 points. Agustin Ambrosino scored 14 points with 10 rebounds and Marquis Horne added 13 points. Salt Lake committed a season low seven turnovers.
On Saturday, the team battled back from 12 points down to defeat Colorado Northwestern 86-61. The win moves Salt Lake’s record to 19-5 overall and 6-3 in conference play.
The Bruins turned up the defensive pressure in the second half to climb back into the game. Skylar Halford led Salt Lake with 16 points followed by Davis Emery with 11 points.
The Bruins (19-5, 6-3) return home to host Snow College on February 11th.
Hot shooting and tough defense aided in the 67-58 win for Salt Lake over Eastern Utah on Friday. The Bruins shot 60% in the second half and 55% in the game while holding CEU to 26% shooting.
Fawn Brady and Asha McDonald each finished the game with 19 points. Brady scored 19 points with nine rebounds, five assists and three steals. McDonald went 9 of 9 from the field with nine rebounds off the bench. Sophia Hepworth added 12 points.
The team used stiff defense to shut down Colorado Northwestern Community College in the second half of their 57-45 win on Saturday. Salt Lake was down two at half time but held CNCC to just 20% shooting in the second half. The win moves Salt Lake’s record to 13-9 overall and 4-5 in SWAC play.
Three Bruins finished in double digits with Fawn Brady scoring 13 points followed by Diamond Marchant with 12 points and nine rebounds. Katie Walker added 11 points with four rebounds. The Bruin frontcourt took care of the ball with a season low nine turnovers in the game.
The Bruins return home on February 11th to host Snow College on Alumni weekend.
The 2nd ranked Bruin softball team earned two wins on Friday to move their record to 7-1 this season. The Bruins defeated Arizona Western 18-5 and blanked Eastern Arizona 8-0.
Ariel Zimmerman got her fourth win of the season in an 18-5 defeat over Arizona Western. The Bruin bats tallied 15 hits and 18 runs in the game with three home runs. Mylee Davis (2 for 2) knocked a solo shot to start the home run rally followed by Meagan Nielson with a two run shot (3 for 4, 2 RBI) and finally Tanisha Anderson (2 for 2, 5 RBI) blasted a grand slam over the center field fence.
MaCauley Flint stymied the Eastern Arizona bats, allowing one hits with season high 11 strikeouts. Malia Campos finished the game 3 for 4 with a stolen base, Trina Gomez was 2 for 3 and Anderson was 1 for 3 with a solo homerun and three stolen bases.
The team concluded their preseason schedule with two wins and one loss to #1 ranked Yavapai College. Salt Lake began the triple header with a 6-0 win over El Paso College, fell in eight innings to Yavapai College 1-0 and defeated Golden West College 15-1. The Bruins complete their preseason with a 9-2 record overall.
Maddy Woodard led Salt Lake over El Paso College going 3 for 3 at the plate while Kylee Colvin threw six shutout innings allowing one hit. Salt Lake’s speed proved too much for El Paso as the Bruins stole five bases.
Ariel Zimmerman stuck out 10 Yavapai hitters while allowing three hits in an extra inning 1-0 loss for Salt Lake. The Bruin hitters tallied just three hits in the loss with Woodard and Lyndsey Healey belting doubles in the game.
In Salt Lake’s final game of the weekend, hits were abundant with the Bruins collecting 15 hits with five extra base knocks. Woodard stayed hot with a bases loaded triple to score three runs. Savanah Webster added three more RBI’s and Tanisha Anderson was 1 for 2 with a triple and two RBI. McCauley Flint got the win with seven strikeouts.
No. 2 Salt Lake opens conference play this week in St. George, Utah against North Idaho on February 8th.