Chukar Men Go 2-0 in Home Opening Weekend
[Ontario, OR] - Over the weekend of December 3rd & 4th, the Chukar Men's Basketball team hosted Utah Peaks Prep for a Friday/Saturday matchup. The Chukars were off to a hot start in Friday's matchup, which was also their home opener. Every player on the roster contributed, with Cyprien Ndabanyenzuye being the leading scorer off the bench with 15 points on 5-9 shooting. The Chukars saw four players in double digit scoring, with Judah Ward, Bridger Bumgardner, and Kaden Lislie rounding out the list with Ndabanyenzuye. The Chukars got the best of Utah Peaks on Friday night, with a final score of 94-52.
On Saturday, Utah Peaks kept it a bit closer, but the Chukars were still able to outlast the visitors. Ndabanyenzuye was again the leading scorer for the home team with 16 off the bench. Judah Ward joined him with 12 points of his own. The Chukars topped Utah Peaks with a final score of 86-61.
The Chuks will host games in a round-robin event over the weekend of December 10th and 11th. Three teams will be joining the Chukars for the weekend- Blue Mountain Community College, Mountain Home Air Force Base, and Rexburg United. Game times will be 6 pm and 8 pm on Friday, with the Chukars playing the late game, and 12 pm and 2 pm on Saturday, with the Chukars again in the second matchup.