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Twins Take Down Cougars
Twins Basketball

The Twins traveled to Clinton Community College to take on the Cougars this past weekend. 

This is the first meeting between the two this season.  The Twin's women's team is looking to continue to climb up the standings by earning another conference victory.  They started off the game in a high scoring fashion with 20 points in the first quarter.  They finished the half with 45 points to give them a strong lead going into halftime.  The Twins cruised to victory in the second half putting up a total 98 points against the Cougars.  Leading the way for the Twins was freshman Casiris Ruiz.  Ruiz dropped 19 points and had six assists and six steals.  Sophomore Tanisha Edge scored 16 points and had five assists and five steals.  Sophomore All'aha Albright contributed 14 points with three assists and two steals.  Freshman Daniella Weinschreideralso contributed 14 points.  The Twins will have a chance to take down the top team in the region when they face #4 Mohawk Valley Community College.

This is the first matchup between the two Mountain Valley Conference teams this season.  The Twin's men's team came out with a commanding lead in the first half.  Dropping 44 points in the first half, the Twins had the lead going into halftime.  The Twins kept up the scoring in the second half as they cruised to victory, 90 – 71.  They defeated the Cougars behind a breakout performance by freshman Rayquan Bryant.  Bryant recorded a double-double with 27 points and 14 rebounds.  The rest of the scoring was spread all around the team.  Freshman Jacorey Nixon scored 15 points and had three assists and three steals.  Freshman Jahrice Ballard scored 12 points with six assists and four steals.  Freshman Donavan Williams scored 11 points with five assists.  The Twins will test their skills next against the #5 ranked Mohawk Valley Community College.

The Twins will be taking on the Mohawk Valley Community College Hawks February 7th.  The Hawks are currently the top team in the region on both the men's and women's side.  The women's game will begin at 5 pm and the men's game will follow at 7 pm.