The College of Southern Idaho women’s basketball team kicked off a pair of Golden Eagle wins Tuesday night at Treasure Valley Community College.
The CSI women beat the Chukars 100-62, and the men won 97-81.
The women were paced by Tiena Afu, who scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds. She shot 8-of-11 from the field and 2-of-2 from 3-point range.
Mallory Lapoole scored 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting (8-of-8 on 2-pointers), and Filer High School graduate Meghan Hughes went 7-of-11 from the field for 14 points. Jerome High School grad Kaela McClure had 10 points (4-of-6 from the field, 2-of-3 from 3).
As a team, the Golden Eagles shot 56.2 percent (41-of-73) from the field and 50 percent (7-of-14) from 3.
The CSI men had to work a little harder for their win, but they held a comfortable lead for most of the game and also had a solid shooting night (46.3 percent from the field, 38.9 percent from 3).
Sophomore Charles Jones Jr. led all scorers with 21 points (8-of-17 from the field), and he was one of six Golden Eagles in double figures.
Khalid Thomas had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Telly Davenport scored 13 (9-of-11 on free throws), Roche Grootfaam scored 11 and Jake Handrick and Danya Kingsby each scored 10.
The CSI women head to the Las Vegas Tournament, which begins on Dec. 27. The men head to Mesa, Ariz., for the Fiesta Bowl Shootout, which begins Dec. 28.