Vaqueras drop first game in CSN Holiday Tournament in Nevada

Alexis Vaughn drives in an earlier game this season. Central loses the first CSN Holiday Tournament game to SLCC 58-49.
Alexis Vaughn drives in an earlier game this season. Central loses the first CSN Holiday Tournament game to SLCC 58-49.

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (December 27, 2018) - The Vaqueras from Central Arizona College dropped the first game of the CSN Holiday Tournament in Henderson Nevada on Thursday night losing to Salt lake Community College with a final of 58-49.

The victory extends Salt Lake's winning streak to 9 games, upping their record to 13-2. Central has now lost four straight and stand at 6-5 overall.

SLCC held a 29-17 lead at halftime, thanks to holding Central Arizona to just a 17.6 percent shooting in the second quarter (3-of-17). Salt Lake went just 1-of-10 from three-point range in the game but held a 34-26 advantage in points-in-the-paint. The Bruins also held a 24-14 edge in second-chance points.