Hawks Take Flight Into the Season by Going 3-0 During Thanksgiving Invitational

Hawks Take Flight Into the Season by Going 3-0 During Thanksgiving Invitational

The UCC Women's Basketball team goes 3-0 at the Clackamas CC Thanksgiving Invitational. On Friday, November 29th they faced the Metro All-Stars with a final score of 93-45. Saturday, November 30th they played Portland CC and won 87-23. The final game of the holiday weekend ended with a 83-74 win against Southwestern Oregon CC.

On Friday against the Metro All-Stars, Hunter Boske led the RiverHawks with 18 points, 12 of those coming from 3-pointers. Four other Hawks went into double digits, including Cielo Gonzalez with 15, Darian Mitchell with 14 (she also went 3 for 3 from the 3-point line), Sienna Riggle with 12, and Mariam Yaro with 10. Paulina Finn led the team in rebounds, recording 9 of her own, followed by Riggle with 7. The team recorded a total of 53 rebounds. The Hawks also forced the All-Stars to 23 turnovers.

On Saturday against the Portland CC Panthers, Sienna Riggle scored 16 points, she was followed by Mariam Yaro who had 14, and Darian Mitchell and Hannah McKinney each had 10. Yaro led the team in rebounds, getting 9 herself, to contribute to the team total of 62. Grace Campbell recorded 5 steals for the night.

On Sunday, the 9 point game against Southwestern Oregon CC put 3 in double figures. Darian Mitchell led the team with 24 points, followed by Sienna Riggle who had a career-high of 21 points, and Cielo Gonzalez with 13. Grace Campbell recorded 10 rebounds to contribute to the team total of 40. The Hawks also forced the Lakers to 21 team turnovers.