Golden Eagles finish home season with loss to Trinidad State Junior College

The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team fell short in its last home game of the season, losing to Trinidad State Junior College 92-81.


The Golden Eagles had four players in double-digits. Sophomore guard Elijah Oliver led the team with 20 points and 8 rebounds. Sophomore guard Da’Zhon Wyche scored 18 points, while sophomore guard Landon Taliaferro and freshman guard Zaire Mateen added 17 and 12 points, respectively.


After scoring 37 points and having only a two-point lead going into the second half, the Trojans scored 55 points on the Golden Eagles in the second half to win by 11 points. The Trojans were led by sophomore guard Tykeem Anderson, who had a game high 21 points. The Trojans had four other players score in double figures, with freshman guard Trevell Cunningham scoring 12 points and leading the team with seven assists.   


With the loss to the Trojans, the Golden Eagles finish their home season games with a record of 10-5. The Golden Eagles have two more regular season games before the playoffs and hope to improve on their 16-12 record.


LCCC will play Lamar Community College at 7 p.m., Wednesday in Colorado.

About Tyler Haak (64 Articles)
Tyler Haak is a young man who grew up in the great state of Wyoming. After graduating from East High School in Cheyenne, Wyoming, he decided to pursue a higher education. He moved to Laramie, Wyoming, where he was accepted into the College of Business at the University of Wyoming. During his time there he studied accounting and finance but he could never find what he was truly passionate about. Along with attending the University of Wyoming, he also spent a year and a half at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. Tyler finally found his passion after attending the Colorado Media School in Denver, Colorado. He originally attended the school because of his passion for sports radio, but he became very interested in the video side of sports. After graduating from CMS, he took a job at the University of Wyoming working sporting events with the video and audio crew. Tyler is currently still with the University of Wyoming and has decided to pursue his education further in hopes to become a full-time employee in sports broadcasting. Tyler is enrolled at LCCC and will receive a degree in Mass Media in the spring of 2018. He plans on furthering his education and receiving a sports broadcasting degree once he is done at LCCC.

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