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Brandon Morgan
Brandon Morgan led the Cobras with 16 points.
photo courtesy of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Athletics

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Outlasts Brunswick CC

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball had four players score in double digits and used a 8-0 run to start the second half enroute to an 87-73 victory over Region 10 opponent Brunswick Community College Saturday in Hudson.

Brandon Morgan led the Cobras in scoring with 16 points. RJ Black connected on five three-pointers to finish with 15 points. As a team, Caldwell hit 13 three-point baskets.

Caldwell led 41-28 at halftime. The Cobras opened up the second half on an 8-0 run, with six of those points coming from Jalen Miller. He was fouled on a three-pointer and made the free throw to complete the four-point play 21 seconds into the second half. Miller then got a steal and a lay-up, followed by two free throws from Morgan to make the score 49-28 Caldwell with 18:48 remaining in the half.

The Cobras had their largest lead at 66-44 with 12:13 remaining after Pharrell Boyogueno hit a three-pointer. Brunswick responded with 19-6 run over the next five minutes. Landon King’s and-one basket made the score 72-63 with 7:12 remaining.

The Dolphins would get the Cobra lead to down to eight points after Sam Hood’s basket with 4:11 remaining made the score 77-69. Caldwell would respond with a 6-2 run, capitalized by Toyaz Soloman’s alley-oop dunk from Miller, making the score 85-71 with 1:59 remaining.

Caldwell improves to 14-2 overall, 2-0 in Region 10 Division I play. Caldwell will host Cape Fear Community College on Friday, January 20 at 6pm.