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CHADRON – Colorado Christian scored 57 points in the second half and outscored the Eagles 32-15 during the final 12 minutes of the game en route to its 91-64 win over Chadron State College Saturday. Four players scored in double figures for the Cougars, led by Gillian Foster’s 16-point output. Taylor Torres added 14 points and BJ Moyes and Brittany Hernandez each scored 13 as Colorado Christian improved to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Four players also finished in double digits for Chadron State (1-6, 1-3 RMAC). Sadie Waugh
scored a season-high 14 points to pace the Eagles, while Kattie Ranta
and Kate Simonton
each added 12 more. Also for Chadron State, Hattie Guzman
scored 11 and Dallas Shaw
sank two 3-pointers to finish with six. The Eagles shot well for the game, hitting 22 of 52 from the field, but the Cougars forced Chadron State to commit 29 turnovers that resulted in 35 points. The Cougars did much of their scoring damage in the painted area, outscoring CSC 50-18. Chadron State will play at Regis and Metro State next Saturday and Sunday.
Alex Helmbrecht, Sports Information Director
LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado Christian’s Mike Brown scored 20 points and Kyle Weaver added 18 more as the Cougars turned back Chadron State 79-65 during their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game Saturday. The game started out well for the Eagles, now 0-8, as they opened the contest up on an 11-4 scoring run. However, the Cougars chipped away and went on a 16-0 scoring run during a five minute stretch to take control. In the second half, the Eagles cut the lead to five points on a couple occasions but the Cougars went on another run and led by as many as 20 points to improve to 6-6 overall and 1-3 in the conference. The Cougars’ offense clicked throughout the game. They made 32 of 70 shots, including 18 assists, scored 40 points in the paint and 10 more on fast breaks. The Eagles made 19 of 49 shots and were 22 of 33 from the foul line. Zac Bargen led Chadron State with 23 points and six rebounds. Kyle Vinich poured in 10 points and Grant Stone had 10 points and six boards. The Eagles will play at Regis and Metro State Saturday and Sunday.