The college’s basketball squad faced some tough challenges over Thanksgiving break and met them head on. The squad went 4-0 and even held the high scoring Dean College to a season low 34 points who was also undefeated before that game. The Cavs did have their first game decided by single digits 73-66 over Southeastern Community College. The Cavs will now gear up for conference play and will face Fort Scott Community College Saturday at home. The Cavs are 11-0 on the season. Nieka Wheeler leads the Cavs in points averaging 12.4, Alexis Brown is second with 12.2, and Braile Fields is third with 10.3 per game. Wheeler leads the team in rebounds with 6.6, Hunter Thomas is second with 6.5, and Kayonna Lee is third 5.6 per game. Chelsey McGee leads the team in assists with 3.8 and Erica Nelson is second with 3.6 per game.
After their second consecutive tight loss the Cavs rebounded with a road victory over Wentworth Military Academy on Monday 79-73. With a 5-5 record the Cavs look to find some consistency as the season moves into conference play. Danzel Wright leads the Cavs with an impressive 19 points per game while Jaron Rollins is second with 12.1 per game. Rollins leads the team in rebounds with 7.3 and Warren Specht is second with 5.9 per game. Wright leads the Cavs assists with 2.6 and Dontae Gibson is second with 1.9 per game.
Compiled by James Howey, sports editor, email@example.com