Christian Faith men finish 2018 with a win, women still playing

The Christian Faith men’s basketball team finished their 2018 portion of the schedule with a 112 to 91 win over Elite Prep at home. It was the team’s second consecutive win after a 101 to 92 loss to Centralia College on November 11th. Scotty Ewing led the team with 37 points while Reggie Robinson (17 pts, 14 rebounds) and Kiante Woods (16pts, 10 assists) each chipped in a double-double in the losing cause.

Kiante Woods directs traffic.( Peter Nguyen)

The men avenged their loss at Centralia with a 90 to 78 win over Shoreline Comunity College on November 23rd. Kelly Edwards led the team with 21points. However, David Grant’s double-double (17pts, 15 rebounds) was the difference maker at Shoreline. Woods just missed his second consecutive double, double with 18th points and seven assists. 

Edwards continued his efficient scoring in the third game when he made 15 of 20 field goals (75%) for 41points in the teams home opener versus Elite Prep. While Edwards’ 41 points were something to behold, Woods’ triple-double of 22pts, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists was the catalyst in the Men’s 112 to 91 runaway win. David Grant recorded his second consecutive double-double by scoring 14pts and pulling down 10 rebounds. The win concluded the men’s schedule for 2018, and they will return to action on January 6th versus Multnomah University (5:00PM @Hidden Valley).

WOMEN LOOKING TO  FINISH STRONG 2018 

Darnellia Russell lays it in for two points. (Peter Nguyen)

The Women’s team is on a two-game winning streak after back to back wins over  Whatcom Community College (69-63) on November 18th and Bellevue College (73-51) on November 19th. Darnellia Russell and ReZina TecleMariam just missed a triple-double in the Whatcom game.

Russell scored 21pts, 10 rebounds, and six assists while TecleMariam recorded 16 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists. Gabby Wade continued her dominant post play with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Darnellia Russell drills a three from downtown . ( Pete Nguyen)

Russell showed no signs of fatigue as she scored a game-high 26points and had eight steals in the women’s 73 to 51 win over Bellevue College a day after the Whatcom win.  The Women are looking to run the table in their last three games in 2018 and close out the year with a five-game win streak.

Darnellia Russell plays defense. ( Pete Nguyen)

The team will participate in the Skagit Tournament with games against Olympic College on December 28th, Everett Community College on December 29th and Skagit Valley College on December 30th. The women’s first game in 2019 with be a January 6th game versus Talia Walton and the Tacoma Lighting (6:30pm @Hidden Valley).

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