TWIN FALLS—The 16th-ranked College of Southern Idaho Men’s Basketball continued its winning ways, beating Chemeketa 114-82 Friday in the opening night of the Fisher’s Tech Invitational.
The Golden Eagles never trailed in the game, shooting close to 49 percent from the field.
Scoring was spread out throughout the team with four scoring in double figures led by Charles Jones Jr. with 21. Tommy Burton added 20 points and five rebounds, while Mubarak Muhammed posted a double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Casdon Jardine finished with 10 points and six rebounds.
The Golden Eagles out-rebounded Chemeketa 60-39. They also shared the ball well, finishing with 18 assists. Josiah Barsh led the way with six assists. He added nine points, seven rebounds and three steals.
CSI, now 5-1 overall, will play Impact Academy Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Earlier Friday, Impact beat Rexburg United 95-94.
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Jerome 50, Filer 30
FILER — Nicole Cook scored 15 points, Kaela McClure led the team in rebounds and assists and the Jerome Tigers moved to 3-0 on the season.
Freshman Gracie Andersen added eight points for the Tigers, who made 20-49 field goals on the night.
“The girls are all getting along and working together,” said Jerome head coach Jeremy Munroe. “There are growing pains but they are learning and getting better.”
Jerome 50, Filer 30
Filer 7 9 7 7—30
Jerome 18 12 12 8—50
Mason 11, Ketterling 7, Bartholomew 4, Sherman 1, Deetz 2, Hughes 5. Totals: 11-31 7-16 30.
Cook 15, McClure 8, Andersen 8, Frostenson 2, Lott 2, Warren 3, Harrison 5, Bell 4, Crudup 3. Totals: 20-49 7-16 50.
3-point goals: Filer 1 (Mason) Jerome 3 (Cook, Warren, Harrison). Team fouls: Filer 17, Jerome 18. Fouled out: None
Burley 55, Pocatello 38
BURLEY — Sydney Pilling had 17 and Jemilynn Mahoney added 11 as the Bobcats got their first win of the season in their home opener.
“It’s early in the season and right now the biggest thing is staying consistent,” said Burley head coach Roger Caresia. “The girls gave a great effort.”
Minico 78, Highland 62
MINICO — Jilian Gilchrist scored 27 points, Taylia Stimpson 22 as the Spartans won their second game of the season, beating a 5A Highland squad that made the state tournament last season. The Spartans finished an astounding 18-21 from the free throw line.
Liberty Charter 46, Glenns Ferry 28
GLENNS FERRY — Gabby Hernandez had five assists and Jentry Solosabal nine points and 11 rebounds as the Pilots struggled to contain a lengthy and quick Liberty Charter squad.