The Lady Rustlers played on the road Saturday against Northwest College and Wednesday against Western Wyoming. The Lady Rustlers played the Trappers tough the first half but the Trappers went on a run in the third quarter that they could not come back from. The Lady Rustlers had three in double figures, Serina Aumua-Tuisavura with 17 points, with 8-16 shooting and 4 steals, Siona Astorga with 15 points and 3 steals, and Laura Martinez with 11 points with 4-6 shooting.
Against Western Wyoming, the Lady Rustlers fell 61-64 in overtime. The Lady Rustlers held Western Wyoming with no scores for 6 minutes in the 2nd quarter. They competed the entire game just could not come out with the win. They had four players in double digits. Siona Astorga with 17 points, 5 rebs, and 7-7 from the FT line, Alexandria Terrazas with 13 points, Alexxis Motisi had 11 points and 13 rebounds, her first double-double of the season, and Serina Aumua-Tuisavura had 11 points.
Coach Fearing stated, “We are still looking for our first win. This team has not stopped competing and working hard every day. Every day we get better in practice and in games.”
Central hosted Western Wyoming on St. Patrick’s Day, in a low-scoring game that would end in another loss for CWC. Central kept a close game throughout the first half, finishing it leading 42-32. The Rustlers continued to fight and kept a close game in the second half, but unfortunately fell to Western Wyoming in the end, 86-75. Following this tough loss, the CWC men are now at an overall 2-12 record and a 1-5 conference record.
Sophomore Jaylon Gentry would lead the Rustlers scoring 20 points, and four assists. Freshman A’Jahni Levias excelled both offensively and defensively vs Western Wyoming, contributing 15 points and 10 rebounds.