Charger Men and Women Both Lose to Northern BC


Friday – February 10, 2012 – The Camosun College Chargers basketball teams closed out their final home games of the season with a pair of losses against the PACWEST’s top-ranked UNBC Timberwolves women’s team and No. 2 men.

The Chargers women played neck and neck with the No. 1 T-Wolves in the first quarter with Camosun jumping four points ahead to lead 22-18.  UNBC answered back in the second with 27 points over Camosun’s mere 8 leaving the home team to trail 45-30 at the end of the first half.  The Timberwolves continued to dominate Camosun in the following frames taking their 13th win of the season 90-59 and remaining undefeated.  The Chargers women now stand with 6 wins and 8 losses heading into the last week of league action.

Women’s Quarter Scores

Quarter 1: Camosun 22 – 18 UNBC

Quarter 2: UNBC 45 – 30 Camosun

Quarter 3: UNBC 69 – 41 Camosun

Quarter 4: UNBC 90 – 59 Camosun

Fourth-year wing Caitlin Marshall (St. Albert, AB) and fourth-year point/wing Alex Allen (Calgary, AB) chipped in 12 points apiece for Camosun.

On the men’s side, the No. 2 ranked Timberwolves were unstoppable posting triple digits never before seen on the Charger’s home scoreboard.  The T-Wolves lept to a 35-10 lead in the first quarter and despite a solid attempt by Camosun to close the gap, UNBC continued to push ahead ending the half 50-36.  The visitors owned the final  two quarters outscoring the Chargers 35-20 and 32-21.  At the buzzer, it was 117 Timberwolves and 77 Camosun.  Contributing to their outstanding performance, the T-Wolves hit 60% of their field goals and 64% of their three’s.

Men’s Quarter Scores

Quarter 1: UNBC 35 – 10 Camosun

Quarter 2: UNBC 50 – 36 Camosun

Quarter 3: UNBC 85 – 56 Camosun

Quarter 4: UNBC 117 – 77 Camosun

Second-year point guard Jordan Elvedahl (Stelly’s) led Camosun with 17 points.  First-year forward Trevor Scheurmann followed up with 16 and first-year wing man Drake Downer left with 15.

PACWEST action continues tomorrow as the Chargers volleyball teams face off against the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades.  Women 6pm; Men 7:45pm at PISE.

The Chargers basketball teams hit the road next weekend to play their final games of the season against Quest University (Squamish) and Capilano University (North Vancouver).

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.