College of Southern Idaho Athletics Updates: Men’s and Women’s Basketball, plus New Baseball Rookies | South Idaho Sports College



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# 13 CSI Men hit # 11 Snow at home

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The College of Southern Idaho’s 13th-seeded men’s basketball team moved to 1-1 in the Scenic West Athletic Conference game with an 84-74 victory over Snow College on Saturday.

The Badgers took a six-point lead four minutes into the game, but the Golden Eagles settled in and took a nine-point lead in the locker room. CSI never lagged behind in the second half.

The Golden Eagles shot 72% from the field in the second half and 50% for the game.

Taelon Martin led the CSI with 19 points, five rebounds and three assists. Chris James and Chayce Polynice each had 17 points. Polynices added six rebounds and five blocked shots and James had four rebounds and three assists.

Daylen Williams had a solid night, finishing with four points, 13 rebounds, six assists and three steals. Jackson Brinkerhoff had six points and three rebounds and Robert Whaley had seven points and three rebounds.

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CSI, now 9-2 overall and 1-1 in conference, travel to Colorado Northwestern next Saturday.

CSI Women’s Basketball opens conference with victory

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The 10th-ranked College of Southern Idaho women’s basketball team led by 27 points before beating Snow College 69-56 on Saturday in a Scenic West Athletic Conference game.

The Golden Eagles took a 19-4 lead in the first quarter and never lagged after that.

Emilia Nworie and Alyssa Christensen each had 12 points. Gracie Kolka finished with 11. Nworie added four rebounds and two steals, while Christensen had eight rebounds and two steals. Brayli Jenks posted a solid line with six points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal. Ashlee Strawbridge led the Golden Eagles in assists with three. She also had eight points. Sadie Gronning finished with five points, eight rebounds and three steals.

CSI, now 9-1 overall and 1-0 in the league, travel to non-conference foe Treasure Valley on Tuesday and Colorado Northwestern on Saturday.

# 10 CSI WBB uses stifling defense to beat Northwest

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The College of Southern Idaho forced Northwest College to make 33 turnovers en route to an 86-37 victory over the Trappers.

Golden Eagle Hadley Richins finished the game with seven steals. Emelia Nworie added five.

CSI also topped Northwest’s rebound 49-39 and held the Trappers to a 19% field goal percentage.

Nworie finished the game with a double-double, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Alyssa Christensen was the only other Golden Eagle to score in double digits with 12. She added five rebounds. Jasmyne Boles had a solid night with eight points and six rebounds.

To go along with his seven interceptions, Richins collected nine points and three assists.

Third Newman joins CSI baseball program

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The College of Southern Idaho baseball program has signed Dax Newman for the 2022-2023 season. Newman will follow in his brother’s footsteps as Briggs and Taye played for the Golden Eagles.

“We will have had all three Newman brothers in the program and we’ve saved the best for last,” said CSI head coach Boomer Walker. “Taye and Briggs both said he would be the best of the three. He will play everywhere for us next year and will be a big part of our success on the mound as well.”

Newman helped lead American Fork High School to a state championship last spring and won second-team state honors from Deseret News.

At home, he hit .408 with 14 RBIs and two homers. On the mound, he went 6-0 with a 2.52 ERA and 26 strikeouts.

CSI Men’s Basketball Loses Close Game to USU Eastern

PRICE, Utah – The College of Southern Idaho’s 13th-ranked men’s basketball team fell to USU Eastern on Wednesday in their first game of the Scenic West Athletic Conference.

The Golden Eagles played behind the entire game but had reduced the deficit to two points with less than a minute to go. But couldn’t complete the comeback, dropping to 8-2 on aggregate and 0-1 in conference.

Full stats weren’t available but KT Raimey led the Golden Eagles with 18 points. Jakari Livingston added 13 and Robert Whaley had 12. Taelon Martin was the last CSI player in double digits with 11.

Crimson Cliffs outfielder signs with CSI Baseball

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The College of Southern Idaho Baseball Program announces the addition of Logan West from Crimson Cliffs High School for the year 2022-2023.

West reached .309 for School 4A in Washington, Utah, as a junior. He had nine RBIs and four trebles. Its percentage on base was 0.365. Before Covid ended its second season, West was at 0.533.

“Logan can punch at the top of his lungs!” Said CSI head coach Boomer Walker. “We are delighted to have an elite level bat in our program. He is someone who will also come and compete to play every day in our outfield next year.”



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