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).