The Cougars dropped both games over the weekend to two tough NJCAA Division 1 opponents in Salt Lake CC and Snow College. On Friday, the Cougars fell to Salt Lake by the score of 94-77, but freshman Jackson Price led the Cougars in scoring with 18 points.
All student athletes must have a physical on file before participating in formal practice (weights & conditioning, practice, and scrimmages). This includes all student athletes that will be joining the team in the following year, or a person trying out for the team.
Congratulations to sophomore Kevin Kelly of the men’s basketball team for being honored as a Third Team All-American by the NJCAA yesterday. Kelly averaged 25.3 points per game for the Cougars this year and was also recognized as 1st Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-Conference.
The Cougars were defeated by Arizona Western College Tuesday evening by the score of 84-80, marking the end of the 2014-15 season. The Cougars finished the season tied for the final playoff spot, but lost the tie-breaker to Scottsdale CC.
The Cougars defeated the defending Division 1 champion, Mesa CC, on Saturday afternoon with a 69-66 victory. Sophomore Kevin Kelly led the way for the Cougars with 20 points. South Mountain remains in a tie with Pima CC for the #2 seed in Division 2, as well as tied for 4th overall in the ACCAC.
The Cougars overcame a halftime deficit on Saturday afternoon to defeat the Glendale Gauchos by the score of 107-103. Sophomore Domineik Banks led the Cougars with 33 points, a season high for Banks.