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CBC SPORTS UPDATE: March 1, 2023

Men’s Basketball

• Conway, Feb. 24 — Braylon Steen’s jump shot with 1.5 seconds left ended a historic night in the American Midwest Conference (AMC) quarterfinals at A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse against the Harris-Stowe State University Hornets. Steen’s jumper put CBC (20-9) ahead 60-59, and his intentional missed free throw saw time run out on HSSU (8-16), ending the season for the Hornets. The win for CBC was their first win ever over Harris-Stowe State in the AMC Tournament, in four meetings, and puts them into the AMC semifinals for the sixth straight season. CBC outrebounded HSSU 33-30 and outscored the Hornets 24-0 off the bench, led by a game-high 13 from TaJuan Johnson. The only other Mustang in double figures was Jalen Adams, with 10.

• St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 24 — The AMC announced their all-conference selections in men’s basketball and five players were selected. Brevin Brimble and Gabe Johnson were selected to the second team, Braylon Steen was selected to the third team, James Moore was selected to both the honorable mention team and the all-defensive team and Devin Foster was named to the All-Freshman Team.

• St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 25 — Playing in the AMC tournament semifinals for the sixth straight season, CBC took on the Spartans of Missouri Baptist University (MBU)inside the Petty Student Resources Center. CBC (21-9) dominated MBU (17-13), trailing only once in the game and cruising to an 80-60 win to advance to their fourth AMC Championship game. Gabe Johnson led three Mustangs in double figures with 17 points, while Tomas Mikyska contributed 16 off the bench (including 14 in the first half) and Braylon Steen added 13. CBC outshot MBU 50.9% to 39.2% from the field and made 12 threes compared to only 6 for the Spartans.

Women’s Basketball

• St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 24 — The AMC announced their 2022-23 women’s basketball all-conference selections, and a pair of CBC Lady Mustangs were among the selections. Caroline Citty and Diana Rivera both earned honorable mention selections from the AMC.

Softball

• McKenzie, Tenn., Feb. 24 — Playing a doubleheader that was originally scheduled for Saturday, CBC was at Lady Wildcat field for a meeting with Bethel University (BU). CBC (5-10) dropped both games to BU (4-2) in walk-off fashion, falling 12-11 in eight innings in game one before losing 4-3 in game two.

• St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 27 — For the first time this season, CBC has the AMC player of the week. Allison Wagle was selected by the AMC as the first player of the week since Lauren Anderson won it for the week of March 7th last year. Wagle had a great week, hitting safely in all four of CBC’s games, including a 4-4 game against Bethel on Thursday. For the week, Wagle hit .538, with four runs scored, two home runs, a double and seven RBIs.

Baseball

• Waxahachie, Texas, Feb. 25 — After having to move their series from Conway, and shortening it by one game due to the weather, CBC was at SAGU Field for a doubleheader against the Lions of Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU). CBC (5-8) didn’t muster much offense, falling to SAGU (12-5) 13-1 and 4-2.

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