Snow Women’s Basketball Closes Out Regular Season With A Win

first_imgFebruary 24, 2020 /Sports News – Local Snow Women’s Basketball Closes Out Regular Season With A Win Brad James Written by Tags: Snow Women’s Basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailRANGELY, Colo.-Lexi Peterson scored a season-high 19 points on Saturday afternoon, leading the Snow College women’s basketball team to a 71-50 victory over Colorado Northwestern in the Lady Badgers’ regular-season finale.In the third quarter, the Lady Spartans outscored Snow, 21-12 to cut the Lady Badgers’ lead to just five points; however, Snow turned up the heat in the final quarter to outscore CNCC, 25-9 to take the 21-point victory. Shawnee Simpson led the fourth-quarter surge, scoring nine of her 11 points. Snow shot 10-of-14 from the field in the final frame, including 5-of-6 from three-point range. The Snow College defense held the Lady Spartans to just 16.7 percent shooting in the fourth quarter.Regan Yamauchi scored 17 points and had seven rebounds in the victory, while Sydney Pilling added 10 points.The two teams will meet again on Thursday afternoon at the Region XVIII Tournament in Twin Falls, Idaho. Snow, the No. 4 seed, will take on Colorado Northwestern, the No. 5 seed at 5:30 p.m. The winner will take on No. 1 seed Salt Lake C.C. on Friday at 12 noon.last_img read more

Emiliano Martinez plans to dethrone Bernd Leno as Arsenal’s No.1 this season

first_imgEmiliano Martinez plans to dethrone Bernd Leno as Arsenal’s No.1 this season Comment Martinez was ready to leave Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty)Emiliano Martinez has revealed he was assured of game time this season at Arsenal.The goalkeeper is currently behind Bernd Leno, but the current No.1 has faced criticism for some errors this season.Gary Neville feels Leno is not the elite goalkeeper Arsenal need and Martinez has now fired a warning at his team-mate.‘He has more professional matches than me, but in qualities, I am equal to or better than him,’ Martinez said.ADVERTISEMENT Martinez believes he will be No.1 by the end of the season (Picture: Getty)Martinez, 27, has only played 14 games for the Gunners in seven years at the club, but plans to be Arsenal’s No.1 by the end of the season.‘My goal is to reach the Argentine national team,’ he said. ‘I have the qualities, I need only a little more playing time.‘I want to add minutes, make a great season, be Arsenal’s number one and have chances of being in the [national] team that plays the Copa America [in] 2020.’MORE: Alexandre Lacazette sends message to Arsenal fans after injury blowMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Coral BarrySaturday 14 Sep 2019 6:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kSharescenter_img Leno is under pressure to improve at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)‘I had a great season on loan at Reading & I had offers to leave Arsenal. I wanted to play, after nine years without much rhythm, I wanted to leave.’AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I got the news that I was going to play more games and I decided to stay to try to be number one,’ he continued.‘I’m very prepared. If I didn’t believe myself of being capable of taking that position, I would not have stayed.’ Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more