CSC Women Can’t Overcome Fast Start By Regis


Shay Powers – Photo by Noelle Meagher/CSC Sports Info


Madison Diercks scored 16 points and two more Rangers joined her in double-figures in Chadron State’s 83-48 loss to Regis University, Saturday afternoon in the Chicoine Center.
The Eagles fall to 3-7 overall and 1-4 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play. Regis improves to 8-3 overall and 3-2 in conference.
Regis shot 48.4 percent (30-62) from the field, 38.9 percent (7-18) from three and were 16-18 from the charity stripe (88.9%) in the victory. Chadron State shot 31 percent (18-58) from the field in the loss.

The Eagles were only six of 19 (31.6%) from three but once again impressed at the charity stripe, shooting a perfect six of six.
Chadron State trailed 13-0 early in the first quarter and were behind 31-15 after ten minutes. Despite being slowed down in the second period, Regis led 53-28 at half and finished 66.7 percent (20-30) from the field in the 1st half.
During the first half, Chadron State junior forward Ashayla Powers became the 11th player in school history to eclipse 1000 career points during her career. Powers, a native of Longmont, Colorado, finished with eight points and a team high four rebounds in the loss.
The Eagles outscored Regis 11-10 in the third period but were outscored 20-9 in the fourth.
Regis outrebound CSC 43 to 26 and scored 27 points off 20 Chadron State turnovers. The Eagles scored 12 points off 14 Ranger turnovers.
Diercks led both teams with 16 points. Josey Ryan and Erin Fry added 15 and 13 points for the Rangers, respectively. Both Dierks and Ryan had a game high six rebounds and Fry recorded a game high six assists.
Kyra Tanabe, a redshirt sophomore from Hawai’I Kai, Hawaii led the Eagles with 11 points, nine coming from behind the arc. Liberty Line, a redshirt sophomore from Parker, Colorado added 10.
Chadron State women’s basketball hosts UCCS on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Chicoine Center.